COVID 19 lockdown

45 per cent Bihar migrants hit by COVID-19 lockdown were SC/STs

UoH conducts study based on data collected from 100 Bihari migrant workers who had left Hyd during lockdown

published on : 23rd October 2021

Sri Lanka to end Covid lockdown on October 1 despite warnings by medical professionals

The COVID-19 death toll, which stood under 1,000 by the end of April, surged to nearly 13,000 by September 28.

published on : 29th September 2021

1.20 lakh deaths due to negligence in road accidents in 2020, average 328 daily: NCRB data

The country also logged 1.35 lakh cases of “hit and run” since 2018, the report of the NCRB, which functions under the Union Home Ministry, showed.

published on : 19th September 2021

Odisha: Awaiting jobs, two friends send ‘Tashukeru’ to pandemic-hit local vendors

The app hosts a ‘Mo Store’ through which vegetable vendors, home chefs, grocery shop owners, street food sellers and many other small businesses can sell their products.

published on : 5th September 2021

India's Remdesivir production capacity increased to 122.49 lakh vials per month in June: Centre

In order to substantially augment the production of Remdesivir, the Drugs Controller General of India granted expeditious approval to 40 new manufacturing sites of licensed manufacturers of the drug

published on : 3rd August 2021

Puducherry: Covid lockdown extended with more relaxations

Private and government public transportation services like buses, autorickshaws, and taxies can be operated till 9.00 pm.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Pakistan puts Karachi under lockdown amid new surge in Covid-19 cases

The Sindh provincial government is closing all markets, except for pharmacies, bakeries, gas stations and grocery stores, which still must close by 6.00 pm.

published on : 31st July 2021

Six-member Central team to visit Kerala as state continues to report high number of Covid cases

The team headed by National Centre for Disease Control Director S K Singh will reach Kerala on July 30 and visit some districts reporting a high case positivity rate, the Health Ministry said.

published on : 29th July 2021

Vietnam locks down capital Hanoi for 15 days as Covid cases rise

Earlier in the week, Hanoi had suspended all outdoor activities and ordered non-essential businesses to close following an increase in coronavirus cases.

published on : 24th July 2021

Ongoing looting, arson in South Africa 'hallmarks of attempted coup': SAPOA chief

South African Property Owners Association represents over 800 organisations within the commercial property sector, with 90 per cent of the nation's commercial real estate being owned by them.

published on : 15th July 2021

'Violated basic rights': Spain's top court rules Covid lockdown unconstitutional

The court ruling said that the limitations on movement violated citizens' basic rights and therefore the state of emergency was insufficient to give them constitutional backing.

published on : 14th July 2021

It’s time to consider reopening schools

Some of the apprehensions on opening schools are based upon alarmist discourse, such as the claim that a third wave of Covid-19 would primarily affect children.

published on : 14th July 2021

Chicken lovers in Hyderabad go ‘desi’ to fight Covid-19

Though people in Hyderabad have been eating country chicken for a long time, the consumption has doubled after the lockdown was lifted.

published on : 12th July 2021

Thousands stranded in Bangladesh ahead of sweeping Covid lockdown

Officials blame the recent spike in cases on the highly contagious coronavirus Delta variant first identified in neighbouring India.

published on : 28th June 2021

Jharkhand extends COVID-19 lockdown-like restrictions till July 1

This is the seventh time that the COVID-related curbs, first imposed in the state on April 22 for a week, were extended.

published on : 23rd June 2021
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