COVID Outbreak

Kim Jong Un suffered 'serious illness' during North Korea Covid surge, says sister

She warned that Pyongyang was considering "a strong retaliatory response", adding that if balloons continued, "we will respond by eradicating not only the virus, but also "South Korean authorities".

published on : 11th August 2022

Beijing delays school reopenings after new Covid outbreak

China is the last major economy still committed to a zero-Covid strategy, stamping out new cases with a combination of targeted lockdowns, mass testing and lengthy quarantines.

published on : 11th June 2022

Mumbai civic chief orders increase in testing; mass-testing in housing societies where COVID cases are found

The number of daily COVID-19 tests should be increased to over 30,000 from the current 8,000 tests, as the rate of infection has reached 8 per cent which is a warning sign.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Centre writes to five states over rise in COVID cases, weekly positivity rates

There is a rise in the weekly positivity from 0.52 per cent in a week ending May 27, 2022 to 0.73 per cent in a week ending June 3.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Follow COVID-appropriate behaviour if you don't want to face restrictions again: Maharashtra CM to people

Mumbai, which witnessed 704 cases during the day, Thane, Pune and some other urban areas are driving the surge and account for 97 per cent of the tally.

published on : 2nd June 2022

India logs 1,675 COVID cases in a day, 31 deaths

The death toll has climbed to 5,24,490 with 31 fatalities reported from Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

published on : 24th May 2022

COVID seems thing of the past at full-capacity French Open

In the stands, they wore their white hats and cried 'Allez!' and punctuated points with rhythmic clapping.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Gap between second dose of COVID jab, precaution dose to be reduced to six months soon

A recommendation on lessening the gap is expected to be made by the NTAGI which is set to hold a meeting on April 29.

published on : 27th April 2022

COVID-19 under control in Karnataka: CM Basavaraj Bommai tells PM Narendra Modi

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said enforcement of COVID appropriate behaviour will continue and fire audits at hospitals will be done.

published on : 27th April 2022

Goa government appeals people to wear masks in public but no compulsion: CM Pramod Sawant

Pramod Sawant said the Goa government will appeal to people to wear masks in public places considering the possibility of another wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 27th April 2022

Wearing of masks at crowded places in Maharashtra could be made mandatory again: Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray is expected to hold a meeting with the district collectors in the state to discuss the issue with them.

published on : 27th April 2022

NDMA fixes time limit to file claims for compensation for COVID-19 deaths

Sixty days will be the outer time limit to file claims for compensation if the death occurred due to the viral disease prior to March 20, 2022.

published on : 27th April 2022

COVID vaccination of all eligible children at earliest priority for government: PM Narendra Modi

Citing rise in COVID-19 cases in some states in the last two weeks, PM Narendra Modi said there was a need to remain alert.

published on : 27th April 2022

Beijing enforces mass COVID testing, closes neighbourhoods

China’s capital Beijing is enforcing mass testing and closing down access to neighborhoods as it seeks to contain a new COVID-19 outbreak.

published on : 26th April 2022

Delhi government makes mask mandatory with immediate effect, imposes Rs 500 fine

The Delhi government made masks mandatory at public places with immediate effect, and imposed a fine of Rs 500 for any violation.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Students, staff shouldn't be allowed to enter school premises without thermal scanning: Delhi government

Students and staff should not be allowed to enter school premises without thermal scanning, the Delhi government said in a set of COVID-19 guidelines issued for schools.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Tamil Nadu makes face-mask mandatory, violators to cough up Rs 500

Radhakrishnan said the COVID-19 protocols should be strictly followed in the campus and the institute authorities have been given directions in this connection.

published on : 22nd April 2022

COVID in UK at record levels with almost 5 million infected

Hospitalizations and death rates are again rising, although the number of people dying with COVID-19 is still relatively low compared with earlier this year.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Hong Kong urges COVID-19 testing, Shanghai struggles under lockdown

The southern Chinese city is struggling to contain its worst outbreak with authorities sending mixed signals about testing and lockdowns.

published on : 2nd April 2022

COVID-19 cases more than double in China's growing outbreak, biggest since early days of pandemic

A fast-spreading variant known as 'stealth omicron' is testing China’s zero-tolerance strategy, which had kept the virus at bay since the deadly initial outbreak in the city of Wuhan in early 2020.

published on : 15th March 2022
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