COVID 19 Outbreak

Packed with COVID-19 patients, Louisiana hospitals await Hurricane Ida

Louisiana hospitals already packed with patients from the latest coronavirus surge are now bracing for a powerful Category 4 hurricane.

published on : 29th August 2021

BCCI AGM to be held post September 30 due to prevailing COVID-19 pandemic

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah informed the members of the Government Order which allows for the extension of the AGM.

published on : 28th August 2021

Swiggy launches Jumpstart 2.0 initiative to support restaurant partners

Swiggy said it has launched the 'Jumpstart 2.0' initiative to support its restaurant partners in the recovery and revival of their business.

published on : 24th August 2021

New Zealand batsman Finn Allen tests positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Bangladesh

Finn Allen has been quarantined at the team's hotel and immediate advice is that he is experiencing moderate symptoms.

published on : 24th August 2021

Carlos Brathwaite isolating after COVID-19 case on flight from UK

Carlos Brathwaite had travelled from Manchester to Basseterre ahead of the CPL after leading Manchester Originals in the ECB's inaugural edition of the Hundred.

published on : 24th August 2021

COVID pandemic taught me to feel grateful for life: Nimrat Kaur

Nimrat Kaur says living amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has taught her to feel grateful for every little thing in life.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Does cinema need to acknowledge the COVID pandemic?

Filmmakers weigh in on how stories have changed, and whether they prefer to write the pandemic into their work.

published on : 19th August 2021

COVID infection in children surges to over 15 per cent in Odisha

Sources said only 3.5 pc children of 0-10 years and 8.5 pc aged 10-18 years were affected during the first two waves. 

published on : 19th August 2021

YouTube classes for 'stay at home' +2 students soon in Odisha

In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the department, apart from conducting classes in physical mode, is also telecasting them on Doordarshan.

published on : 19th August 2021

COVID centre of excellence at Sishu Bhawan soon

Sishu Bhawan, as the nodal centre, will provide training to 6,500 paediatricians, general medical officers and staff nurses.

published on : 19th August 2021

Delhi doctor who contracted COVID in April dies at Hyderabad Hospital

Dr Amit Gupta had worked in the Covid ward of the Satyawadi Raja Harishchandra Hospital here for over a year.

published on : 14th August 2021

Coronavirus not gone yet, shall not let our guards down: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind said the second COVID wave brought the country's public healthcare infrastructure under stress.

published on : 14th August 2021

Over 54 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered so far: Union Health Ministry

The ministry said 27,37,130 first doses and 6,07,591 second doses were administered to beneficiaries in the 18-44 age group.

published on : 14th August 2021

Bengal allows business establishments to remain open till maximum 10.30 PM

Mamata Banerjee had announced the extension of COVID restrictions along with night curfew relaxations on Thursday.

published on : 13th August 2021

Former Myanmar strongman Than Shwe suffering from COVID-19

The former longtime military ruler of Myanmar, Than Shwe, has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and is expected to remain hospitalised.

published on : 13th August 2021
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