India COVID-19

Amid rising coronavirus COVID-19 cases, Telangana government issues strict guidelines for its officials

Regular disinfection of the office premises and vehicles will have to be ensured.

Jun 20, 2020, 19:00 PM IST

International flight operations likely to resume by mid-July, say sources

The government will be in a better position to start international flights when the domestic air traffic volume reaches 50 per cent, added the sources. 

Jun 20, 2020, 18:13 PM IST

Over 700 flights operating per day; international ops will resume after other nations open air space: Civil Aviation Ministry

Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday stated that over 700 flights are operating per day. Addressing a press conference on flight operations and related issues, Puri asserted that the international flight operations will start only after other countries open their air space or borders.

Jun 20, 2020, 16:11 PM IST

Tamil Nadu has highest coronavirus COVID-19 testing centres in India; planning to scale up medical camps to 450: CM Palaniswami

He added that the state has set up 300 medical camps and the state government is planning to scale it up to 450.

Jun 20, 2020, 15:04 PM IST

No consensus reached on rates of beds at Delhi's private hospitals, L-G's order of ending home isolation: Manish Sisodia after SDMA meeting

L-G Baijal on June 19 had made five-day institutional-quarantine mandatory for every COVID-19 patient under home-quarantine in the national capital.

Jun 20, 2020, 14:11 PM IST

Delhi govt will oppose L-G Anil Baijal's order to scrap home isolation for coronavirus COVID-19 cases: Manish Sisodia

L-G Baijal on June 19 had made five-day institutional-quarantine mandatory for every COVID-19 patient under home-quarantine in the national capital.

Jun 20, 2020, 12:47 PM IST

IIT Guwahati develops affordable diagnostic kits for testing coronavirus COVID-19

IIT Guwahati has developed the kit in association with RR Animal Healthcare Ltd and Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). 

Jun 19, 2020, 20:12 PM IST

COVID-19: Centre lauds Karnataka’s IT-based model of comprehensive contact tracing and house-to-house survey

The Centre on Friday lauded Karnataka for coronavirus COVID-19 management which includes the comprehensive contact tracing of COVID-19 positive cases and physical/phone-based household survey which has covered more than 1.5 crore households.

Jun 19, 2020, 15:57 PM IST

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's health deteriorates, diagnosed with pneumonia

Jain, admitted at the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in Delhi, has been diagnosed with pneumonia and is having trouble breathing.

Jun 19, 2020, 15:20 PM IST

Centre fixes price of coronavirus COVID-19 treatment in Delhi's private hospital

The rates have been suggested for isolation beds and ICUs with or without ventilator support. 

Jun 19, 2020, 14:09 PM IST

India lifts export ban on anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine

The government on March 25 had banned the export of the drug in the wake of the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 18, 2020, 20:16 PM IST

Centre launches India’s first mobile I-LAB Infectious Disease Diagnostic Lab for coronavirus COVID-19 testing

It will be deployed in remote, interior and inaccessible parts of the country and have the capability to perform 25 COVID-19 RT-PCR tests/Day, 300 ELISA tests/day, additional tests for TB, HIV etc. as per CGHS rates.

Jun 18, 2020, 18:50 PM IST

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's health improves, still on oxygen support

Jain on June 17 tested positive for the infection.

Jun 18, 2020, 18:42 PM IST

Transitioning towards new normal: Socio Story to organise virtual session on June 20

Post COVID-19, there is a shift in the behavioural pattern of people's actions on how to interact with the environment.

Jun 18, 2020, 16:28 PM IST

SC stays annual Rath Yatra at Puri's Jagannath Temple this year amid coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The Chief Justice (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde said, "Lord Jagannath won't forgive us if we allow it."

Jun 18, 2020, 13:17 PM IST

AAP MLA Atishi tests positive for coronavirus COVID-19

The AAP MLA from Delhi's Kalkaji has quarantined herself at home and is following the protocol.

Jun 17, 2020, 16:30 PM IST

Senior staff in Tamil Nadu CMO succumbs to COVID-19; colleagues push for more safety measures

The secretariat staff said that, though he was not in direct contact with the Chief Minister, he was working in the Chief Minister’s chamber.

Jun 17, 2020, 15:56 PM IST

India records highest single-day spike of 2003 coronavirus COVID-19 deaths, total cases at 354065

The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients has increased to 52.79 per cent.

Jun 17, 2020, 10:36 AM IST

Flying smooth and steady: Hardeep Singh Puri on domestic flight operations

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Puri gave the details of the flight operations.

Jun 16, 2020, 17:53 PM IST

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests negative for COVID-19, condition stable

According to doctors, Jain's oxygen levels had dipped and was hospitalised on June 15 night.

Jun 16, 2020, 13:51 PM IST