COVID 19 in India

Andaman MP demands withdrawal of seven-day quarantine rule in Great Nicobar Island

The Congress MP mentioned that at present almost 100 per cent of Islanders have got the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and a large number of people have got both doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

published on : 19th October 2021

India records 42,766 new cases, 1,206 deaths in last 24 hours: Health Ministry

Cumulative vaccine doses administered so far has reached 37.21 crore under the nationwide vaccination drive.

published on : 10th July 2021

Over 27.62 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India, says Union Health Ministry 

5,39,11,586 persons across 37 States/Union Territories have received their first dose and a total of 12,23,196 have received their second dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.

published on : 19th June 2021

Boeing India, DFY, SELCO foundation jointly set up 100-bed Covid care centre in Bengaluru

As the second wave is gradually receding, the state administrations as well as the Central government have started preparing for the possible third wave.

published on : 19th June 2021

2,95,000 Covid vaccines available for 18-44 age group in Delhi: AAP MLA Atishi

Talking about the vaccine stock available for people above 45 years, Atishi said there are almost 8,50,000 Covid doses in the present stock, of which 7,65,000 are Covishield and 80,000 Covaxin.

published on : 19th June 2021

Third dose of Covid vaccine — for whom, when and which jab?

It is easy to understand how those with chronic illnesses, organ dysfunction, immunosuppression or malignancy have poor immune responses.

published on : 19th June 2021

Coronavirus origins: A trout in the milk

Contrary to the fair idea most people have, circumstantial evidence alone is sufficient to convict, both in civil and criminal cases, even in the absence of direct evidence

published on : 19th June 2021

'For a year I dodged': Former J&K chief minister tests positive for COVID-19

Omar Abdullah announced the news on Twitter saying that though he was asymptomatic, he would be self-isolating himself on the doctor's advice. 

published on : 9th April 2021

India records 16,738 fresh Covid-19 cases, 138 deaths in last 24 hours

The active caseload increased to 1,51,708 which  comprises 1.37 per cent of the total infections, the data stated.

published on : 25th February 2021

India reports 18,088 fresh COVID-19 cases, 264 succumb to virus in last 24 hours

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 99,97,272 pushing the national recovery rate to 96.36 per  cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45 per cent.

published on : 6th January 2021

When work came home: Professionals share their 2020 memories 

The New Indian Express reached out to a few professionals from Tier-1 cities to understand what heading home -- to work, of course -- meant for them. The experiences were different, yet common.

published on : 31st December 2020

India asks WTO to waive intellectual property norms to combat Covid-19

India along with South Africa wants easy access to diagnostics, monoclonal antibodies, and vaccines for local production without the need for prolonged intellectual property negotiations.

published on : 3rd October 2020

India's COVID-19 tally inches closer to 64 lakh-mark; recoveries cross 53-lakh

There are  9,42,217 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 14.74 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

published on : 2nd October 2020