COVID cases

Covid curbs push China off global sporting map

The Olympic-sized Asian Games became the latest and biggest casualty on Friday as organisers decided to delay the multisports extravaganza due to a severe outbreak of Covid-19.

published on : 8th May 2022

Millions in Beijing urged to work from home to fight Covid

Chinese authorities have stuck to their zero-Covid policy of lockdowns and mass testing, entire neighbourhoods in the capital are sealed over a handful of infections.

published on : 5th May 2022

Delhi reports 1,414 fresh cases of COVID-19, positivity rate drops to 5.97 per cent

Eminent epidemiologist Dr Chandrakant Lahariya said the test positivity rate is stagnant which means the infection is spreading at the same rate and there is no wave.

published on : 4th May 2022

Delhi government increases number of of beds for COVID patients to battle surge in cases

LNJP Hospita, which was the first hospital dedicated for COVID-19 patients, has 2,000 beds and is the mainstay of the government's fight against the pandemic.

published on : 3rd May 2022

India reports 3,377 fresh Covid-19 cases with 60 fatalities in 24 hours

The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent.

published on : 29th April 2022

Amid Covid spike, public drops guard, masks too

Despite the return of fine, public compliance to Covid-appropriate behaviour is poor

published on : 29th April 2022

India reports 3,303 new Covid cases and 39 fatalities in last 24 hours

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.

published on : 28th April 2022

33 more test Covid positive in IIT-Madras, cases rise to 145

With 33 more testing positive for Covid-19, the total number of cases in the cluster at IIT-M rose to 145 on Wednesday.

published on : 28th April 2022

No Covid curbs in Karnataka for now: Bommai

He said that the government plans to focus more on Bengaluru as the state capital has emerged as the Covid hotspot in the state.

published on : 28th April 2022

Coronavirus on prowl again, prepare for reinfection

Majority will be those infected earlier; no definite data on virulence, but spread could be high  

published on : 27th April 2022

Covid guard on: Testing, vaccination, contact tracing intensified in Bengaluru

This includes all those who are immuno-compromised, including ILI, SARI cases and those having other health issues.

published on : 27th April 2022

Amid Covid spike, Bengalureans roam around mask-free

 At least 95 per cent of the people in public places do not wear masks, or wear them on their chins. Most of them carried masks in their pockets or purses.

published on : 27th April 2022

Fourth Covid wave may peak in Karnataka by June: K Sudhakar

The Covid fourth wave may peak in the state by June-end and last till October, said Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar here on Tuesday.

published on : 27th April 2022

Covid cases rising in Karnataka, but no need to panic: Bommai

“I chaired the Technical Advisory Committee meeting and several decisions were made, like bringing back Covid-19 protocols in the state.

published on : 27th April 2022

Home isolation rises, Delhi records over 1,000 daily Covid cases

The number of patients in home isolation has doubled in the last 6 days with the numbers recording 3,067 on Monday.

published on : 26th April 2022
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