Bihar COVID cases

'Even the floods didn't deter us': Top Bihar official on state's new COVID vaccination record

In a mega vaccination drive launched to achieve the target of "six crore people in six months", the health department has set up several vaccination sites across Bihar, including flood-hit areas.

published on : 1st September 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces COVID-19 unlock norms

Kumar said with the permission of the district administration and with all the required precautions all types of social, political, entertainment, sports, cultural and religious events can be held.

published on : 25th August 2021

Bihar reports just 11 new COVID-19 cases, officials say steps to quell pandemic paying off

In the last week, no death due to COVID-19 has been reported. The recovery rate has gone up to 98.63% with only 168 active cases under treatment in the state.

published on : 21st August 2021

SC, ST households worst hit by Covid in Bihar

Covid-19 has badly impacted normal life in rural Bihar with 93% of the households affected by it since the first breakout of pandemic.  

published on : 18th July 2021

Bihar: Children orphaned by Corona start getting financial assistances

In the next one month, the social organization has announced to provide monthly financial assistance to 1000 children who suffered after the deaths of their parents.

published on : 6th July 2021

Patna slums record zero Covid positivity in second wave

Rather, it was caused by social functions and lack of awareness on preventive measures among the public.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Bihar's JD-U to felicitate workers who help achieve 100 per cent COVID vaccination in their areas

Announcing this on Sunday through a virtual meeting, the national president of JD-U, RCP Singh, called upon party workers to ramp up vaccinations across their areas on a mission mode.

published on : 21st June 2021

Surprise! Surprise! Bihar No 1 state in vaccinating the 18-44 in India

The drive that took the state to the top has happened in the last 16 days. It began on May 9 with the arrival of 3.50 lakh doses from the Centre.

published on : 26th May 2021

UNICEF launches campaign to curb COVID spread in rural Bihar's flood-prone districts

As the deadly second wave of COVID-19 spreads alarmingly in the state, the initiative will also help the people understand the necessary safety protocols needed to curb the spread of the virus.

published on : 23rd May 2021

After black fungus, Bihar reports four cases of white fungus in Patna

The white fungus damages the skin of the patients and on being neglected, poses threat to the lives of patients.

published on : 20th May 2021

Patna man turns messiah, has cremated over 130 coronavirus victims since last April

On April 30, Mukesh sent an ambulance to transport the bodies of a retired armyman and his wife that were lying in a morgue of Danapur for two days as their only son was also battling with the virus.

published on : 5th May 2021

COVID-19: Sharp rise in deaths among Bihar's journalists, teachers and bureaucrats

Around 600 healthcare professionals, including doctors and paramedic staff, have tested positive out of whom 14 have died.

published on : 30th April 2021

Ex-Bihar MLA booked for hosting feast in violation of COVID regulations

The occasion was "upanayana" (sacred thread wearing ceremony) of the former MLA's nephew in his native village Khanjahachak on Friday night.

published on : 25th April 2021

40 doctors from Bihar chapter of IMA volunteer to provide teleconsultation during COVID crisis

The doctors, who are from Patna and other districts of Bihar, will make themselves available in two shifts from 10 am to 12 pm and 4 pm to 6 pm. 

published on : 20th April 2021

BJP Bihar unit chief questions Nitish Kumar govt's logic behind imposing night curfew in state

Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal advised that if the spread of the virus can be controlled if the state goes under a 62-hour lockdown instead of a night curfew.

published on : 19th April 2021
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