Health experts agree, but China analysts are also concerned the authorities have backed themselves into a corner with no political exit ramp for the policy without admitting failure
May 12, 2022
The global death toll was higher for men (57 per cent) than for women (43 per cent) and higher among older adults.
May 6, 2022
The Biden administration has been making a determined push for Covid vaccinations in a country where the preventive measure has been politicised.
April 27, 2022
The survey received inputs from 11,743 citizens located in all districts of Delhi and NCR where 67 per cent of the respondents were men and 33 per cent were women.
April 18, 2022
On Thursday, Delhi reported the highest number of fresh cases in 40 days at 325, with a positity rate of 2.39 per cent.
April 16, 2022
According to WHO Director General, the UN health agency is currently following closely a number of Omicron sub-lineages, including BA.2, BA.4 and BA.5, and another recombinant detected, made up of BA.1 and BA.2.
April 14, 2022
Russia’s Ministry of Defense cited documents it claims it captured at the facilities, while the US denies developing bioweapons
March 11, 2022
Washington, Feb 10 : A new ensemble forecast published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
February 10, 2022
A comparatively younger population with an average age of 44 years has been infected more in this Covid wave, govt said, highlighting there was significantly less use of drugs for treatment this time
February 4, 2022
New Delhi : At least five to six members of the Indian squad including cricketers — Shreyas Iyer,…
February 3, 2022
Mangeshkar, 92, was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital near her home in south Mumbai with Covid-19 and related health issues.
January 25, 2022
Hooda was in Kurukshetra on Friday where he talked with the media and blamed the state government of unemployment, inflation and corruption in Haryana.
January 23, 2022
New Delhi, Jan 18 : Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Monday that although the “most likely scenario”…
January 18, 2022
The health authorities are continuing intensive surveillance of passengers arriving at the three international airports - Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur - since December 1.
January 14, 2022
The researchers found increase in diabetes in both data sets, though the relative rates were quite different.
January 8, 2022
The experts said that the symptoms of Omicron in kids are majorly similar to adults like sore throat, mild fever, fatigue, etc.
January 8, 2022
Chandigarh : A day after 125 international travellers from Italy tested positive for Covid on arrival at the…
January 8, 2022
The corona infection during the third wave is extremely severe in Patna.
January 8, 2022
Goel said that while so far data on Omicron from South Africa, and the UK shows that it causes mild infections, it is yet to be proven in the country.
January 6, 2022
Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and 17 others, including family members and staffers, tested positive…
January 4, 2022
New Delhi, Dec 31 : Delhi on Friday reported 1,796 fresh Covid cases, the highest single-day count after…
December 31, 2021
Paris, Dec 28 : France‘s Prime Minister Jean Castex and Health Minister Olivier Veran announced a series of…
December 28, 2021
Delhi on Saturday reported 249 fresh Covid-19 cases, the highest since June 13, with a positivity rate of…
December 26, 2021
Pfizer and BioNTech also plan to evaluate a third dose of the 10 micrograms formulation in children 5 to under 12 years of age. Furthermore, Pfizer has initiated a low dose sub-study of a third dose of 10 or 30 micrograms in approximately 600 adolescents aged 12 to 17, to assess safety and immunogenicity.
December 18, 2021
"Omicron symptoms are predominantly cold symptoms, runny nose, headache, sore throat and sneezing, so people should stay at home as it might well be Covid.
December 17, 2021
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), "preliminary data doesn't indicate that this is more severe".
December 14, 2021
New Delhi, Dec 11 : The Union Health Ministry on Friday expressed serious concern over the declining trends…
December 11, 2021
The South African doctor who first sounded the alarm on the Omicron variant of the coronavirus said that its symptoms…
November 29, 2021
In its weekly epidemiological update, the WHO said that the increasing trend in new global weekly cases continued with over 3.3 million new cases reported -- a 6 per cent increase as compared to the previous week.
November 17, 2021
The first cases of the Delta variant first came to light in India in October last year. The variant is also generally blamed for the explosive rise in Covid-19 cases across the country.
November 12, 2021
The latest data came after the country reported 49,156 cases of Covid-19 on Monday, marking the largest daily rise since lockdown rules ended in England three months ago.
October 20, 2021
The Central government had banned the operation of international flights on March 23 last year to contain and control the spread of Covid-19.
September 29, 2021
The daily Covid positive rate was reported at 0.4 per cent, while the cumulative positivity rate in the city stands at 5.34 per cent.
September 19, 2021
South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya and Ethiopia are among the countries with the most cases in the continent, according to the agency.
September 10, 2021
The official report adds that 29,904,111 tests have so far been carried out across the country.
September 10, 2021
The letter said the aim of vaccination is to prevent severe illness and death, however, children are relatively at a low risk of severe or fatal Covid-19 infection.
August 28, 2021
The United States does not believe Chinese officials had foreknowledge of the virus before the initial outbreak of Covid-19 began.
August 28, 2021
A total of 34,169 patients were discharged from the hospitals and health centres in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cured to 3,17,54,281 to the date in India.
August 25, 2021
While 128 patients are found infected with the Delta Plus, 2 were Alpha types, 24 were Kappa types, and the rest showed common Covid-19 virus infections.
August 24, 2021
Prof Agarwal claimed that by October, the number of cases in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh will reach unit digit.
August 23, 2021
Chandigarh, Aug 10 : With the re-opening of schools in Punjab, 20 students from two government schools in…
August 10, 2021
Importantly, because it acts inside cells rather than on viral spikes, questions about whether it would work in new variants like Delta and Lambda aren't a concern, he adds.
August 7, 2021
"The Olympics in Tokyo had shown that measures such as social distancing, mask wearing, hand sanitising along with testing and tracing worked when implemented as a package," said McCloskey.
August 7, 2021
Covid infections have surged to a mean of 540,000 per day, and a mean of just about 70,000 weekly deaths, the WHO stated this week.
August 2, 2021
The total number of samples tested so far has reached 45,62,89,567 as on July 24, including 17,18,756 samples tested on Saturday.
July 26, 2021
Ghebreyesus last week said that getting access to raw data had been a challenge for the international team that traveled to China earlier this year to investigate the source of the pandemic.
July 23, 2021
Meanwhile, the growth rate range of coronavirus is 4 per cent to 7 per cent, which means that the number of new infections is growing by between 4 percent and 7 percent every day.
July 17, 2021
Delta is now the dominant strain in the United States, drawing concerns from experts that the variant will cause a surge in new cases this fall.
July 16, 2021
Metro rail to operate 5 days a week with 50% seating capacity, suspended on Saturday-Sunday.
July 14, 2021
To a question on if India should crack down on Twitter for not complying with Indian laws, a huge majority of more than 70 per cent said 'yes'.
July 11, 2021
Swimming pools will remain closed in the district while no person will be allowed to sell or play any audio, video cassette or CDs that are misleading and disrupt communal harmony.
July 10, 2021
Last but not least, even though there is no evidence that there will be a 3rd wave affecting only children, we should prepare for the worst until this pandemic is over -- which will be declared by WHO and no one else.
July 5, 2021
Moderna has proposed to launch a single-dose vaccine for the Indian market
June 29, 2021
The government spokesperson reiterated that vaccine is a weapon against the pandemic. "The more we continue to be vaccinated, the more we will be able to protect ourselves against variants," he said.
June 24, 2021
INSACOG has informed that the Delta Plus variant has characteristics of increased transmissibility, stronger binding to receptors of lung cells and potential reduction in monoclonal antibody response.
June 23, 2021
It said that the Modi government's handling of the Covid-19 crisis began with its "early inaction" in January 2020, and how "ignored early warnings from experts and political leaders from the opposition".
June 22, 2021
Speaking about vaccination for children, the doctor said vaccinations for vaccine preventable diseases should continue on time for childrens as per schedule.
June 21, 2021
Some 5,941 patients have been released after recovery rate, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 628,185 or 90.2 percent of all cases.
June 21, 2021
To curb the dramatic rise in infections, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin announced a "non-working week" from June 15 to 19.
June 16, 2021
The Andhra Pradesh government is making preparations and readying itself to tackle the possible third Covid wave, including by hiring more doctors.
June 15, 2021
The Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic is a human crisis affecting everybody, directly or indirectly, and creating an uncertainty for…
June 14, 2021
Out of 1,69,695 tests conducted across the state during the day, 50,320 were through rapid antigen detection and 1,19,375 through RT-PCR method.
June 12, 2021
Chennai, June 9 : The Tamil Nadu forest department has collected the samples of 28 elephants at the…
June 9, 2021
Myanmar detected its first two positive cases of Covid-19 on March 23 last year.
June 7, 2021
Minsk, June 7 : Belarus reported 943 new Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases on Sunday, taking its total to 399,852,…
June 7, 2021
In terms of deaths, Brazil comes second with 470,842 fatalities.
A total of 1,161 patients recovered from the disease on Friday, taking the total number of recoveries so far to 13,95.892.
The ambulances were purchased under the MPLAD fund in 2019 and kept in a plot belonging to a relative of BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy, whose name was on every vehicle.
June 5, 2021
"The famous US military biological laboratory, Fort Detrick, suddenly closed in August. The most dangerous viruses and bacteria on the planet were stored and researched at the facility," she wrote.
Regretting that many government doctors also work in private hospitals, clinics and nursing homes, the minister said as a result, marginal and poor patients were deprived of their timely service and treatment.
June 3, 2021
MUSCAT, June 2 : The Oman health ministry on Tuesday announced 1,047 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total…
June 2, 2021
"These effects were stronger among women and younger people," the study says. "More attention should be paid to the needs of women in particular, as they are significantly more vulnerable."
New Delhi, May 30 : Scores of Delhi University teachers and students have appealed to the administration to…
"As a doctor is present in the Covid ward, there are only Covid patients lying everywhere. After wearing the PPE kit, we are unable to know who were the doctors working with us."
As per the Delhi government's data, at present there are 22,701 containment zones across the national capital, of which 6,523 are marked as red zones.
May 29, 2021
The government's roadmap is expected to see all legal limits on social contact to be removed on June 21.
May 29, 2021
Since March 2020, citizens and residents returning to Australia from overseas have been subjected to 14 days of mandatory quarantine in hotels.
May 28, 2021
Taipei, May 28 : Taiwan researchers have successfully developed a vaccine that uses DNA encoding the coronavirus‘ spike…
May 28, 2021
India registered record deaths due to Covid exactly a week back with 4,529 deaths -- the highest number of fatalities from Covid infection in any country since the coronavirus outbreak was reported in China's Wuhan in December 2019.
May 26, 2021
The Kerala government should ensure that things are done in the proper manner and should not do anything to play to the gallery, he said.
May 26, 2021
Guleria also clarified that there is "no definite link between oxygen therapy and catching the infection as 90 to 95 per cent of mucormycosis patients are either diabetic and/or taking steroids".
May 24, 2021
It surpassed 4,468 deaths in the US on January 12, and earlier 4,211 in Brazil on April 6. These three are the worst-hit by the pandemic. Now, India is behind US and Brazil with highest deaths due to Covid-19.
May 24, 2021
London, May 23 : Researchers have found under which conditions and in which ways, masks actually reduce individual…
India reported 3,741 deaths in the last 24 hours. Maximum fatalities were reported in Maharashtra (682), followed by Karnataka with 451 daily deaths.
May 23, 2021
The deadly second wave of Covid-19 has provoked an intense public debate and anger on the reasons why…
Some evidence indicates that one of these cold-causing relatives might have once been severe, giving rise to the "Russian flu" pandemic in the late 19th century.
Kolkata, May 22 : The Mamata Banerjee government imposed a ‘nearly lockdown condition’ in the state on May…
She urged the Prime Minister to take immediate action to bring relief to the large number of patients being afflicted by Mucormycosis.
May 22, 2021
New Delhi, May 22 : With 2,57,299 fresh cases of Covid-19, India on Saturday witnessed the lowest rise…
"This progress is fragile, we have been here before," Kluge told reporters at a news conference, advising vigilance over outbreaks "that could quickly evolve into dangerous resurgences."
May 21, 2021
The number of active cases has now reduced to 35,683, the lowest since April 11. The recovery rate in the city is at 95.85 per cent.
May 21, 2021
The country vaccinated 1,482,754 people in Thursday to take the total to 191,879,503.
May 21, 2021
The state Health Department has formed a mucormycosis committee headed by Director of Medical Education, and this has prepared protocols for diagnosis, treatment, and the usage of anti-fungal drugs.
The city had reported 3,846 new Covid cases on Wednesday, 4,482 on Tuesday, 4,524 on Monday, and 6,456 on Sunday.
The spread of the Indian variant has raised concerns that England's final step of the roadmap out of Covid-19 restrictions scheduled for June 21 might be delayed.
According to colleagues and friends, Dr Nabila Sadiq, a PhD scholar from JNU, was teaching and helping students with their thesis until April 20.
May 20, 2021
India's overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,54,96,330 with 32,26,719 active cases and 2,83,248 deaths so far.
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 25,228,996 cases.
Gurugram, May 18 : Several cases of black fungus (mucormycosis) are now emerging in Gurugram which is another…
As of Tuesday, there has been more than 3.18 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Australia.
India has recorded highest death toll in a single day with 4329 fatalities in the last 24 hours. The death toll stand at 2,78,719
May 18, 2021
Participating in an event in Bhopal, Pragya Thakur came up with another bizarre comment that the urine of a desi cow prevents the lungs from being infected with the virus
The number of active cases have down to 3,516,997 from Sunday's 3,618,458 — the biggest single day drop ever.
May 17, 2021
Shahid Jameel had earlier said he was concerned that authorities were not paying enough attention to the evidence on COVID-19 as they set policy.
May 17, 2021
With 19,511 new cases reported, the number of daily infections came below 20,000 after 10 days. The state has reported 13,137 deaths and over 11 lakh cases so far.
May 16, 2021
The doctor said that mild and asymptomatic patients should be kept in home isolation and such patients should take utmost care to keep safe distance from other family members, especially children.
London, May 15 : UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that the country is planning to accelerate…
India’s total tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,43,72,907 with 36,73,802 active cases and 2,66,207 deaths so far.
The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 159.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.32 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
New Delhi: Congress leader in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, on Thursday asked Speaker Om Birla to…
May 14, 2021
Beijing, May 13 : The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported nine new Covid-19 cases, all of which were…
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 23,340,938 cases.
Washington: Patients diagnosed with post-COVID-19 syndrome, also known as ‘PCS’, ‘COVID-19 long-haul syndrome’ and ‘Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS…
New Delhi: Twitter on Wednesday said it has launched new state-specific COVID-19 pages in India that surface the…
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan’s death rumours are making rounds on social media after he was shifted to…
May 13, 2021
New Delhi: Leaders of 12 opposition parties Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking a free mass…
The UN health agency said the B.1.617 variant of Covid-19, first found in India in October, had been detected in sequences uploaded to the GISAID open-access database "from 44 countries in all six WHO regions.
May 12, 2021
They were present "regardless of the severity of the illness, the age of the patients or the presence of other pathologies," according to a statement from the San Raffaele hospital in Milan.
May 11, 2021
The B.1.617 variant, believed to be driving the deadly second wave of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in India, is the fourth variant that has been classified as a variant of global concern.
May 11, 2021
New Delhi: The AIIMS has given guidelines on Covid management in home isolation at a recent training session…
May 10, 2021
New Delhi, May 9 : The ongoing lockdown in Delhi will be extended by another week, up to…
May 9, 2021
BJP MLA Surendra Singh claimed that the spread of Covid-19 can be controlled using 'gaumutra'.
May 9, 2021
‘Lack Of Clear, Coherent Covid Vaccination Strategy Has Caused Current Crisis’: Rahul Gandhi Writes To PM Modi
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to keep supplying 700 MT of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to Delhi for treating COVID-19 patients on a daily basis till further orders
People arriving in the national capital from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana through any mode of transport will have to undergo 14 days of mandatory institutional quarantine, said an order issued by govt
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked the Union government over the central vista project, terming it a “criminal wastage” and asked the dispensation to focus on people’s lives
Fuel retailing, a weathervane of economic health, has been hit mainly by two factors—curbs in several states, and high prices of auto fuels, they said.
Washington, May 7 : The US is doing everything to support India’s frontline healthcare workers during the second…
Rajasthan reported 161 coronavirus-related deaths and 17,532 fresh cases on Thursday, pushing the toll to 5,182 and the infection count to 7,02,568, according to an official report.
May 6, 2021
If any benchmark was needed for the growing menace of COVID-19 in Gujarat, one only has to open the obituary page of local newspapers
May 6, 2021
Kalaburagi (Karnataka), May 5 : Doctors from remote rural areas like Aland taluk in Karnataka’s Kalaburagi where four…
May 5, 2021
The opposition has also demanded transparency related to the procurement and availability of oxygen in the state, to allay fear among the people, about oxygen shortage.
Citing the rising Covid spread in Bihar, the Patna High Court on Monday made some strong remarks about…
May 4, 2021
New Delhi, May 3: India appears to be headed for more stringent lockdowns to rein in the massive…
All educational institutions must encourage eligible individuals to be vaccinated and ensure that Covid norms are followed properly.
New Delhi, May 3 : The AIIMS chief on Monday warned against rushing for CT scan in cases…
24 Deaths In 2 Hours: Karnataka Hospital Tragedy As Oxygen Supply Drops
May 3, 2021
Bengaluru: Twenty four patients died at a government hospital in Karnataka’s Chamarajanagar on Sunday after the oxygen supply…
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECC) said more batches of medical equipment and supplies will be airlifted to India soon
The country is reeling from oxygen shortage in the wake of rising coronavirus cases.
Fauci, in an interview, said that another most important thing in the immediate is to get supplies of oxygen, medication and PPEs.
On April 24, he had tweeted saying that he has developed Covid symptoms and later a CT scan confirmed the infection.
At AIIMS, the plan to convert non-Covid beds for the treatment of the viral infection has slowed down because of the uncertainty in oxygen supply.
The company, Genestrings Diagnostic Centre, said that the reports were not generated by the lab, and added that they informed police about the wrongdoing of their employees as soon as they noticed it.
Gurugram, Panchkula, Faridabad, Sonipat, Rohtak, Karnal, Hisar, Sirsa, and Fatehabad have been put under lockdown beginning Friday 10pm, till 5am on Monday
The national capital had recorded 24,235 cases on Thursday; 25,986 on Wednesday; 24,149 on Tuesday; 20,201 on Monday; 22,933 on Sunday; 24,103 on Saturday; 24,331 on Friday and 26,169 on Thursday.
Room air purifiers in the COVID-19 era
It is seen that the coronavirus is directly infecting the lungs. COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, one that…
April 29, 2021
Eight states -- Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu -- have more than 100,000 active Covid-19 cases.
It had reported 380 deaths on Monday, 350 on Sunday, 357 deaths on Saturday, 348 on Friday and 306 on Thursday, according to government data.
Chandro Tomar was already 60-plus when she picked up the gun for the first time but went on to win many national competitions
The Kolhapur division added 3,316 new cases and 51 deaths, including 15 in Ratnagiri district, 13 in Sangli and 12 in Sindhudurg.
April 28, 2021
With the death of six more persons, the fatality count reached 446 in the city, according to a medical bulletin. The number of active cases was 5,980.
Dehradun: Ninety-six more people died from coronavirus in Uttarakhand on Tuesday as the state reported 5,703 cases, the…
With 2,86,412 new tests, the number of samples examined for coronavirus so far in Maharashtra went up to 2,54,60,008, the official said.
He was admitted to the Medanta hospital due to a lung infection and was in the ICU, the sources said.
New Delhi: Delhi recorded the highest single-day rise in its COVID-19 death toll with 357 more people succumbing…
Gandhinagar, April 24 : Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that a 1200-bed hospital will be set up…
Bengaluru, April 24 : In a bid to reduce the number of complaints about crematorium staff charging unduly,…
New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday asked party leaders and workers to help the people…
Delhi resident Nitish Kumar was forced to keep his dead mother’s body at home for nearly two days while he searched for space in the city’s crematoriums - a sign of the deluge of death in India’s capital where coronavirus cases are surging.
April 24, 2021
People losing loved ones in Delhi, where 306 people have died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, are turning to makeshift facilities that are undertaking mass burials and cremations as crematoriums come under pressure.
April 24, 2021
Those who are asymptomatic may join work 10 days from the date of the first positive test.
April 23, 2021
This government's approval for use of the antiviral drug comes at a time when India's daily COVID tally is crossing the 3-lakh mark.
"I am cancelling all my prescheduled meetings and we will reach out to the people virtually. We will be sharing the updated schedule of the virtual meetings shortly," CM Banerjee tweeted.
April 23, 2021
The composer was admitted to SL Raheja hospital in a “critical” condition after testing positive for COVID-19. He breathed his last in the hospital.
The PILs expressed concern that people participating in the ongoing election campaigns were not adhering to Covid norms and expressed apprehension that this may result in a serious spike in Covid-19 cases in West Bengal, which is currently facing up to a second wave of the pandemic.
The police, however, have not confirmed if the deaths of the three family members had occurred due to COVID-19 infection.
With several private and govt hospitals in Delhi running low on medical oxygen for COVID-19 patients, the Centre raised the national capital’s oxygen quota from 378 metric tonnes to 480 metric tonnes
Revenue minister R. Ashoka told reporters that the department is in the process of identifying cattle grazing land which can be converted into temporary cremation grounds.
The bench noted that heavens will not fall if the industries, including steel and petroleum, run on lower capacity till oxygen is imported.
According to the hospital management, the vials of Remdesivir were stolen before April 5.
Emphasising on judicious use of oxygen, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria said if a person's oxygen saturation is 93 per cent to 99 per cent, then that person does not need oxygen, and taking it will instead be harmful.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is going to write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the 'non-uniformity' of vaccine prices.
New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday compared the central government’s vaccine strategy with demonetisation, which according…
Tally of active cases in Delhi rose to 85,575 and with 277 deaths on Tuesday, the capital's death toll reached 12,638.
Education Minister tested COVID positive asked those who had come in my contact recently with him to "be observant, and get themselves tested"
April 21, 2021
Covid-19 is leading to research being initiated into many common viral infections that were previously ignored, lacked interest…
Patna, April 21: As many as 19 juvenile offenders, who had tested positive for Covd-19 a few days…
New Delhi, April 20 : Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sushil Chandra and Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar have tested…
Doctors believe this position helps in improving the oxygen flow in critical patients, making them less likely to be intubated or require ventilator support.
Struggling to contain the huge COVID-19 surge, Maharashtraon declared six states, including the national capital and the NCR region, as the places of "sensitive origin" in a bid to stop the "influx of other variants of coronavirus"from other locations.
Bengaluru, April 20 : Karnataka revenue minister, R. Ashoka on Monday said that there is no proposal before…
Lucknow : The Yogi Adityanath government will not implement the lockdown in five cities as ordered by the…
New Delhi: The UK will impose travel restrictions on air passengers coming from India due to the fast-spreading…
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday tested positive for Covid-19, a top official said. According…
"There are over 150 patients in the hospital's Covid-19 ward. Supply of oxygen to several patients did not get disrupted," the official added.
NITI Aayog member (Health) V K Paul said that remdesivir is not to be used in home settings and not to be procured from chemist shops.
In Avinashi, Udumalpet and Palladam, people had to return owing to the non-availability of the vaccine jabs.
The government had taken multiple steps including night curfews to contain the outbreak.
April 19, 2021
At Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, at least 600 out of 2,000 staff members are Covid-positive.
Patna, April 19 : Mewalal Choudhary, former Bihar Education Minister and Janata Dal (United) MLA, died on Monday…
Even though Covid-19 vaccination is in full swing, the pandemic continues to affect a huge population, severely affecting…
The ministry also said 5,343,001 Israelis have received at least one coronavirus vaccine dose and 4,969,767 have received two shots.
New Delhi: Production lines in India, making at least 160 million doses of Covid vaccine a month, will…
The country has been facing an unprecedented surge in the new daily cases of COVID in various States…
April 18, 2021
Bihar government on Sunday imposed night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am across the state amid rising COVID-19 cases.
New York, April 18 : An experimental oral antiviral drug has shown potential in prevention and treatment of…
Kejriwal has requested Modi to direct the DRDO to increase the number of ICU beds from 500 to 1,000.
Reminding the Prime Minister that her state wanted to purchase the doses of vaccination directly from the state funds and had written to the Prime Minister earlier on this issue, Banerjee said: "The state has not received any requisite clearance yet."
April 18, 2021
Meanwhile, after coming to know about the former CM's ordeal, Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar tried to get him a bed, but in vain.
France will order a strict 10-day quarantine for all travellers coming from Brazil starting April 24, the prime…
April 18, 2021
New Delhi, April 18 : Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday night that together India…
New Delhi, Apr 17 : Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) on Saturday announced it would postpone the PhD entrance…
CM Yediyurappa, Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah, state Congress chief D K Shivakumar among other leaders have wished Kumaraswamy a speedy recovery.
Rio de Janeiro, Apr 17 : The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million…
New Delhi, Apr 17 : Accusing the Modi government of “gross unpreparedness” and “adhocism” in dealing with the…
April 17, 2021
New Delhi, Apr 16 : Keeping in view the additional rush at several stations, the Indian Railways has…
A Maharashtra minister also flagged that the state will face a shortage of 12,000 to 15,000 remdesivir injections.
The assessment has serious implications for public health measures designed to mitigate the pandemic, the researchers said.
The fourth wave of coronavirus has hit the national capital — New Delhi, the city recorded the highest spike of the year with 19,486 new COVID cases and 141 deaths in 24 hours.
"Kumbh begins and ends on its 'Muhurat'. It will end as per the schedule. As for the Shahi Snan of April 27, it will be organised adhering to the COVID guidelines," Das said.
New Delhi, Apr 16 : Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala and Digvjaya Singh tested positive for Covid19 on Friday.…
She said she would ask Election Commission to stop BJP bringing 'outsiders' to state
The neutralising antibodies were also less common -- in 45 (83 per cent) of 54 uninfected, and in six (32 per cent) of 19 reinfected participants.
This is the second time the 78-year-old Yediyurappa has tested positive, first being on August 2 last year
Bhopal, Apr 16 : Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday said he has tested coronavirus positive. My…