COVID 19

Pakistan cleric, 6 others booked for conducting Friday prayers despite prohibitory orders

The capital administration has asked the police to compile data on mosques, the person who delivers the sermon during Friday prayers and imams who violated the ban.

published on : 5th April 2020

ICMR asks Health Secretary to disseminate advisory on rapid antibody blood tests for COVID-19

ICMR chief Balram Bhargava issued the advisory to start rapid antibody based blood tests for COVID-19 in areas reporting clusters and in large migration gatherings or evacuee centres.

published on : 5th April 2020

Bill Gates announces funding to develop 7 COVID-19 vaccines

Gates last month stepped down from Microsoft's board of directors to dedicate more time to his philanthropic priorities.

published on : 5th April 2020

COVID-19 impact: Pakistan's USD 450 million loan from IMF likely to be delayed

The IMF in July last year had approved the USD 6 billion loan over a period of three years for Pakistan.

published on : 5th April 2020

10 linked to Tablighi Jamaat event among new COVID-19 cases in Gujarat; state tally reaches 122

Out of the 14 new cases reported on Sunday, eight are from Ahmedabad, two each from Surat and Bhavnagar, and one each from Vadodara and Chhota Udepur.

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Australia coach Justin Langer backs cricket behind closed doors 

Like almost the entire sporting schedule around the world, cricket has been halted by the pandemic, with no return date set in stone.

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COVID-19: Trump, Modi to ensure smooth supply of medical goods

A White House readout of the call between the two leaders said on Saturday that the US President spoke with PM Modi to discuss how the two countries can work together to combat the coronavirus.

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New York witnesses 630 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, over 113,704 positive cases

In the 24 hours since April 4, the death toll grew to 630, "all-time increase" up to a total of 3,565, up from 2,935 on Friday morning, Cuomo said.

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Six pockets in Kanpur visited by COVID-19 positive Tablighi Jamaat members declared 'red zones'

Police have deployed drones in the 'red zone' areas to monitor people's movement and unlawful assembly amid the lockdown.

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257 Nizamuddin congregation attendees traced in Himachal Pradesh so far; all of them quarantined

Three Himachal Pradesh residents, who had participated in the Nizamuddin event, tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. They were staying in Una but are natives of Mandi district.

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Nagaland receives Rs 20.50 crore as state disaster response fund, allots 25% for COVID-19 fight

The disaster management authority in all 11 districts of Nagaland has been sanctioned Rs 5 lakh each for extending relief and support to the daily-wage earners and the poor at the quarantine centres.

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People feel 50-80% COVID-19 news on social media 'fake': Survey

Amid the lockdown, a number of people have been relying on e-papers to keep themselves updated, said the survey conducted from March 28 to April 4 among nearly 1,200 people.

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‘Look into Covid- related innovations’: KTR

'We can manufacture in Rs 4,000. 1. Volume of the air pumped 2. No of breaths and battery backup' said Ganji in a tweet.

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14 more contract coronavirus in Nalgonda, Adilabad

According to District Medical and Health Officer (DMHO) G Kondal Rao, 10 cases were reported on Friday and four on Saturday.

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Chegur woman died due to medical negligence: DMHO

Before she reached the Osmania Hospital, she approached one Pratap Reddy, a registered medical practitioner, in Chegur village after she fell sick.

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