COVID 19

TPR-based Covid curbs extended

The state government has decided to extend lockdown restrictions based on test positivity rate, during a Covid review meeting held on Tuesday.

published on : 28th July 2021

Covid vaccine drive: Over two lakh inoculated in TN

Meanwhile, Chennai and a districts including Coimbatore and Kancheepuram see increase in daily cases. Chennai cases increased to 139 from 122 on Monday.

published on : 28th July 2021

Assam reports 1,436 new COVID-19 cases, 18 more fatalities

Four coronavirus deaths were reported from Dibrugarh while Bishwanath, Morigaon, Sonitpur, and Tinsukia reported two deaths each.

published on : 28th July 2021

Will strive to provide relief to people hit by COVID, floods: CM-designate Bommai

'We will tread on the path shown by B S Yediyurappa and work for the welfare of youth, women, poor and the downtrodden communities'.

published on : 27th July 2021

Centre trashes reports claiming India's COVID death rate may be about 7-8 times higher

All states and Union Territories have been entrusted with the responsibility to update the data on a continuous basis, it said in the statement.

published on : 27th July 2021

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu logs 1,767 new infections, 29 fatalities

The number of fatalities mounted to 33,966 with 29 more people succumbing to the virus in the last 24 hours.

published on : 27th July 2021

Tourism economy fell by 42.8%, estimated 14.5 million jobs were lost in Q1 of 2020-21: Government

It picked up slightly to post a fall of 79.5 per cent in Q2 and that of 64.3 per cent in Q3. A significant number of jobs were lost in the tourism sector once the lockdown was implemented.

published on : 27th July 2021

Chaotic scenes at Ujjain temple show govt's failure to enforce COVID rules: Congress

Because of the government's mismanagement, a large number of people have already succumbed to the viral infection in the state, the Congress leader alleged.

published on : 27th July 2021

Covid vaccination for children likely to start soon: Mandaviya tells BJP MPs

Very soon a vaccine is expected for children and inoculation for them will start, the sources quoted the minister as telling the MPs.

published on : 27th July 2021

Mumbai sees 5 COVID-19 deaths, lowest since March 16

With 28,058 samples being examined in the last 24 hours, the number of tests in Mumbai went up to 80,18,377.

published on : 27th July 2021

Covid-19 cases rising in 22 districts, 54 districts now have test positivity rate of over 10%

Compared to 46 such districts in India between July 14-21, this week, this number has grown to 54 and the majority of them are in Kerala, Maharashtra and the five north-eastern states.

published on : 27th July 2021

Covishield gives 93% protection against COVID, 98% mortality reduction, finds AFMC study

Addressing a press conference, NITI Aayog Member (Health) Dr V K Paul presented findings of the study which was conducted on 15 lakh doctors and frontline workers.

published on : 27th July 2021

After flak for denying deaths due to lack of oxygen, Centre now writes to states seeking info

The development comes a week after the Centre had informed the Parliament that no states had specifically reported any deaths due to oxygen shortage during the second wave.

published on : 27th July 2021

Schools in Uttarakhand to reopen for classes 6 to 12 from August 1

The cabinet also decided to give Rs 50,000 to candidates who clear the UPSC prelims to prepare for the mains and to 100 candidates who clear PCS prelims.

published on : 27th July 2021

Census 2021 related field activities postponed due to COVID-19: Government

Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said in a written reply to a query in Lok Sabha that census 2021 was to be conducted under the provisions of the Census Act of 1948 in two phases.

published on : 27th July 2021
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