Corona

India records 1,829 new Covid cases, 33 deaths

The national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.75 per cent. A decrease of 753 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 case count in a span of 24 hours, the health ministry said.

published on : 18th May 2022

Doctor-turned-civil servant pens Covid experiences

Dr Raza recalled, “I was one of the field officers at the time of Covid and I myself was undergoing major challenges – especially during the second wave."

published on : 18th May 2022

Beijing locks down more people in China's 'zero-Covid' fight

China recorded 1,100 new cases on Monday, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Of those, about 800 were in Shanghai and 52 were in Beijing.

published on : 17th May 2022

Active COVID-19 cases dip to 16,400

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,84,710, while the case fatality rate was 1.22 per cent.

published on : 17th May 2022

Shadow of long Covid: Road to recovery taking years for many

For some people, life has not been the same post-Covid, said Dr M S Kanwar, senior consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi.

published on : 17th May 2022

China's economy takes Omicron hit as big cities reel under lockdowns 

The city reported 69 confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 869 local asymptomatic cases on Sunday.

published on : 16th May 2022

Biological E cuts price of its Covid-19 vaccine Corbevax to Rs 250 per dose

For end-user, the price would be Rs 400 a dose, including taxes and administration charges, added the pharmaceutical company.

published on : 16th May 2022

With mRNA vaccine, India will have flexibility against COVID-19: Scientist

Dr Rao further explained that in the context of Covid-19 where there is a constant shift of variant of concerns mRNA vaccine is quickly redesigned. He also said that these vaccines are cost-effective.

published on : 16th May 2022

Shanghai says lockdown to ease as virus spread mostly ends

Vice Mayor Zong Ming said 15 out of Shanghai’s 16 districts had eliminated virus transmission among those not already in quarantine.

published on : 16th May 2022

Most of Shanghai has ended virus spread, one million left in lockdown

Supermarkets, malls and restaurants were allowed to reopen Monday with limits on the numbers of people and mandated "no contact" transactions.

published on : 16th May 2022

Active COVID-19 cases dip to 17,317: Union Health Ministry data

It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

published on : 16th May 2022

Akshay Kumar tests positive for covid-19, cancels Cannes visit

The 54-year-old actor said he has cancelled his visit to the India Pavilion at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival following the diagnosis.

published on : 15th May 2022

North Korea reports 15 more suspected COVID-19 deaths 

State media reports said Kim and other senior North Korean officials are donating their private reserve medicines to support the country's anti-pandemic fight.

published on : 15th May 2022

Active COVID-19 cases in country dip to 17,692

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,79,693, while the case fatality rate was 1.22 per cent.

published on : 15th May 2022

South Africa experiences surge of covid cases from omicron varients BA.4 and BA.5

"The majority of new cases are from these two strains. They are still omicron, but just genomically somewhat different," said Nunes.

published on : 14th May 2022
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