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Amid concerns over third wave, Uttarakhand extends COVID-19 curfew till September 21, check details

The Uttarakhand government has allowed wedding ceremonies with 50% capacity of the hall/venue with prior permission from the district administration. Attendees with a certificate of full vaccination need not show a COVID-19 negative report. Those without a certificate will have to mandatorily show a coronavirus negative report not older than 72 hrs. 

Sep 14, 2021, 06:47 AM IST

Avoid crowding, wear mask: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray urges people ahead of festivals

Thackeray made these remarks while addressing the virtual Majha Doctor conference during which he said the government has strengthened the health infrastructure and it is in the midst of increasing the oxygen capacity to 3,000 MT from the present level of 1200 to 1400 MT to meet the demand in the wake of the third wave. 

Sep 05, 2021, 13:17 PM IST

BJP's 'Jan Ashirvad' rallies posing big risk to people as COVID third wave threat looms large: Uddhav Thackeray

“There is the threat of a third wave of COVID-19 but some people are still organising 'Ashirwad' rallies. They are not seeking blessings from the people but they are in fact putting the lives of the people in danger,” said Maharashtra Chief Minister Thackeray.

Sep 01, 2021, 07:44 AM IST

COVID-19 third wave peak likely between October-November; expected to be less infectious than second wave

If the third wave peaks, the country may see only 1 lakh daily cases as against more than 4 lakh when the deadly second wave was at its peak in May. The second wave killed thousands and infected several lakh.

Aug 31, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

India: Dispute over the date of arrival of the third wave of COVID-19

A committee of experts constituted under the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) has warned of a possible third wave of COVID-19, which may reach its peak around October in India. But, on the basis of recovery rate, positivity rate, and active case few experts claimed that it will take more time for the third wave to arrive.

Aug 25, 2021, 12:22 PM IST

India may be entering endemic stage of COVID-19, says WHO chief scientist

WHO Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan said that by the end of 2022 "we would be in that position that we have achieved vaccine coverage, say 70 per cent, and then countries can get back to normal".

Aug 25, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

Third-wave looming, COVID-19 may affect children; paediatric facilities inadequate, warns Home Ministry panel

The expert panel, while highlighting that the paediatric facilities across the country to deal with such situations are inadequate, has called for ramping up the medical infrastructure and boosting healthcare facilities. 

Aug 23, 2021, 10:48 AM IST

As COVID third wave threat looms, Noida-Ghaziabad battle paediatrician shortage: Report

As cases of COVID among kids rise in the US, it raises concern in India too where the third wave is expected to hit anytime soon. While "by September or just after it, we may have COVID-19 vaccines for children", as stated by NIV director, the lack of specialists in many cities remain a cause of major worry

Aug 19, 2021, 11:52 AM IST

Covid-19 Update: New Covid mutants can reach anywhere any time, warns Centre

New COVID-19 mutants can reach anywhere at any time, said the Central government on Tuesday, adding that it is monitoring Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta and Delta Plus variants. Addressing media on the COVID-19 situation, National Centre for Disease Control Director Dr SK Singh said, “The variants of concern that we monitor are Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Delta Plus. There are two variants under investigation – Kappa and B1617.3.”

Aug 10, 2021, 20:12 PM IST

DNA: Beware India...Third wave is coming!

Scientists and doctors say that the third wave of coronavirus in India will start this month and its peak will come in October. Whereas scientists from all over the world believe that the waves of corona infection will not end, they will keep on coming.

Aug 03, 2021, 00:00 AM IST

COVID-19: Why infection even after vaccination?

The cases of coronavirus have started increasing again, although the pace of infection is slow but the concern is not less. In the midst of rapid vaccination in the country, people may have got the illusion that infection cannot happen after vaccination. But is it really so?

Jul 31, 2021, 10:02 AM IST

India: Rapidly surge observed in COVID-19 cases, more cases reported in Kerala

India recorded over 43,000 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, significantly higher than the 132-day low seen a day earlier. On Wednesday, the positivity rate also increased to 2.5% from Tuesday's 1.8%. Especially Kerala, which is much ahead of other states in surging cases.

Jul 28, 2021, 15:00 PM IST

COVID-19: Schools can be opened in places with low positivity rates - Randeep Guleria

Regarding the opening of schools, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria has suggested that schools can be opened in places where the positivity rate is low.

Jul 24, 2021, 15:26 PM IST

Guru Purnima 2021: Negative RT-PCR report not older than 72 hrs , no 'snan' for devotees, says Haridwar district admin

The measures have been taken keeping in mind the COVID-19 pandemic and the possibility of a third wave

Jul 23, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

COVID-19 Third Wave: Next 100 days crucial, warns centre

The Centre warned that the next 100 to 125 days are crucial and there should be no complacency in following COVID-19 rules, this remark comes amid fears of an impending COVID-19 third wave.

Jul 17, 2021, 11:00 AM IST

Zee Top 10: Major news stories of the day

In this section, you will find the top news stories of the day. Segment Zee Top 10 is a part of Zee News important news bulletins in which we cover all the important news.

Jul 13, 2021, 07:28 AM IST

DDMA passes 'Graded Response Action Plan' to deal with possible third wave of COVID-19 in Delhi

The colour codes based on positivity rate (on two consecutive days), the cumulative number of new cases (over a week), and average oxygenated-bed occupancy (for a week) will designate four levels of alerts.

Jul 09, 2021, 14:04 PM IST

Coronavirus third wave: Entry in August, peak in September?

The third wave of the Coronavirus pandemic in India will arrive by the end of August and will reach its peak in September, a report by the State Bank of India (SBI) has estimated. The report, "COVID-19: The race to the finishing line," has been prepared by SBI Research.

Jul 06, 2021, 12:02 PM IST

SBI report: Third wave of COVID-19 will arrive by August-end, will peak in September

The third wave of the Coronavirus pandemic in India will arrive by the end of August and will reach its peak in September, a report by the State Bank of India (SBI) has estimated. The report, "COVID-19: The race to the finishing line," has been prepared by SBI Research.

Jul 06, 2021, 08:04 AM IST

DNA: If third wave comes, who will pay the price?

The COVID-19 period is not over yet but people have started taking it lightly. Till yesterday the beds were not empty in the hospital but now there is no space in the hotels. In this segment of DNA, we will analyze those people who are giving priority to entertainment by putting their lives at stake.

Jul 05, 2021, 23:10 PM IST