COVID-19

COVID-19: Aurangabad's case count crosses 50,000-mark

The virus claimed the lives of two persons, which took the death toll to 1,266, the official said.

published on : 28th February 2021

Some Covid-19 patients develop Guillain-Barre Syndrome, say doctors

Doctors are seeing a new addition to Covid-19 complications – the Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), a rare disease where the immune system attacks the nerves.

published on : 28th February 2021

Guidelines for next phase of Covid-19 vaccine

95 per cent of centres offer only Covishield, say health officials

published on : 28th February 2021

COVID-19 vaccination: Aspirants to get shots at government hospitals in Goa

State Immunisation Officer Dr Rajendra Borkar told reporters that aspirants will have to carry Aadhaar card or any other government proof of identity for vaccination.

published on : 28th February 2021

COVID-19: Higher positive test reports in Maharashtra private labs than government ones

The positivity rate of private labs was 18.76 per cent compared to 12.61 per cent for government ones, with a possible reason being the former deploying more rapid antigen test kits.

published on : 28th February 2021

More tests for COVID-19 needed in India, says WHO Chief Scientist

Stating that WHO has set a benchmark for how much diagnostics in testing was enough, she said if the positivity rate (of a disease) was five per cent or more, it means you should be testing more.

published on : 27th February 2021

Delhi set for roll-out of second phase of vaccination; private hospitals identified for delivering jabs

In the second phase, people aged above 60 years and those over 45 with comorbidities will be vaccinated.

published on : 27th February 2021

More than 8,000 COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra for fourth straight day; lockdown extended in Amravati

These cities in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region have reported a spike in the cases of COVID-19 in the last one week.

published on : 27th February 2021

NZC moves men's and women's T20Is to Wellington as Auckland goes into lockdown

Both the matches will now be held behind closed doors, the country's cricket board (NZC) said on Saturday.

published on : 27th February 2021

COVID-19: 25 students of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology in Odisha test positive

Official sources said all the affected students belonged to one hostel and one of them has been admitted to the COVID-19 hospital at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research

published on : 27th February 2021

COVID-19 spike: Cricket goes behind closed doors again as no spectators allowed for Pune ODIs

There was some doubts that three ODIs will be shifted elsewhere but after a meeting between CM Uddhav Thackeray and MCA president Vikas Kakatkar, the permission for the games were obtained.

published on : 27th February 2021

South Africa ahead of schedule in first phase of COVID-19 vaccination

The country of almost 59 million people, which has seen nearly 50,000 succumb to the virus, has been widely criticised for a slow procurement of vaccines and lack of strategy. 

published on : 27th February 2021

Maharashtra, Gujarat, four other states records surge in active COVID-19 cases

As many as 16,488 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. 85.75 per cent of the new cases are from six states and union territories.

published on : 27th February 2021

COVID-19 vaccine to cost Rs 250 per dose in private hospitals, only Covishield to be available

As per the agreement between manufacturers, representatives of private hospitals and the government, vaccine makers will get Rs 150 per jab while hospitals will earn Rs 100 per shot

published on : 27th February 2021

10th, 12th exams will be held: Maharashtra minister amid high COVID-19 caseload

Varsha Gaikwad also denied reports that Std 10th examination has been canceled due to the surge in coronavirus cases in the state.

published on : 27th February 2021
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