COVID 19 pandemic

270 black fungus cases reported in Pune; therapy SOPs framed

Symptoms of Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, include headache, fever, pain under the eyes, nasal or sinus congestion and partial loss of vision.

published on : 14th May 2021

Centre dilly-dallied over PM-KISAN amount transfer to Bengal farmers: CM Mamata Banerjee

In an open letter to farmers, CM Mamata Banerjee also said the decision to extend the benefits of the scheme to eligible farmers in Bengal was a result of her government's 'continuous fight'.

published on : 14th May 2021

As part of routine check-up, 2 tests were done, out of which 1 was negative and other positive: Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha informed that he is in a much better condition having contracted coronavirus earlier this month.

published on : 14th May 2021

Bodies in Ganga river: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath orders patrolling by SDRF, PAC

The CM's directions have come as a number of bodies were found floating in the Ganga recently, triggering suspicion that the abandoned corpses could be those of COVID-19 patients.

published on : 14th May 2021

Second coronavirus vaccines delayed for Australian Olympic swimmers

The federal government confirmed late in April that all Australians headed to Tokyo would be given priority access to vaccines.

published on : 14th May 2021

Recoveries outnumber daily Covid-19 cases, over two crore cured so far, says Centre

The cumulative tests conducted in the country for detection of COVID-19 stands over 31 crore, and the cumulative positivity rate has also marginally increased to 7.72 per cent.

published on : 14th May 2021

COVID-19: UPCA to distribute one-time payment for Ex-Ranji players who have attained 50 years of age

The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association has decided to help the former Ranji players amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 14th May 2021

Centre to supply 192 lakh Covid-19 vaccines to states, UTs from May 16-31: Health Ministry

In addition, more than 4.39 crore doses were made available for direct procurement by the states as well as private hospitals in the month of May, the ministry said.

published on : 14th May 2021

Former AAP MLA Jarnail Singh dies due to COVID-related complications

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia condoled the demise of Jarnail Singh.

published on : 14th May 2021

Delhi govt to provide financial help to families who lost earning members to Covid: CM Kejriwal

CM Arvind Kejriwal also said the number of fresh COVID-19 cases has come down to around 8,500 and the positivity rate has dipped to around 12 per cent.

published on : 14th May 2021

Tamil Nadu receives 80 MT of medical oxygen via Oxygen Express

The health minister said that efforts are being taken to bring oxygen from various places and also heads of the hospitals were instructed for optimal use of oxygen.

published on : 14th May 2021

Actions to tackle Covid pandemic must be based on good science: Azim Premji

While addressing a lecture series organised by Delhi-based platform, Wipro Founder-chairman also said that the country must come together as one as the situation required unity of action.

published on : 14th May 2021

Auto dealers seek government, RBI support to tide over second wave of COVID-19

As per FADA, total vehicle registrations in India fell by 28 per cent to 11,85,374 units in April versus 16,49,678 units in March.

published on : 13th May 2021

Centre agrees to increase gap between two doses of Covishield to 12-16 weeks

The present gap between two doses of Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, is 6-8 weeks.

published on : 13th May 2021

Olympic-bound race-walkers Sandeep Kumar and KT Irfan test positive for COVID

Seven elite athletes, including Olympic-bound race-walkers Sandeep Kumar and KT Irfan, have tested positive for COVID-19.

published on : 13th May 2021
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