Coronavirus

New fines for house parties as UK toughens COVID-19 lockdown

Fines were already in place for large events and demonstrations and the lack of face coverings in enclosed spaces. ​

published on : 22nd January 2021

Manchester City striker Aguero self-isolating after contracting coronavirus

Manchester City have been hard hit by the virus with 11 players and staff testing positive in recent weeks.

published on : 21st January 2021

Vaccination: Indian Oil Corporation to provide cold chain equipments for Bihar

The IOC will provide 43 ice line refrigerators,14 Deep Freezers,1 Walk In cooler and 1Walk in Freezer ,total worth RS 83.35 lakhs.

published on : 21st January 2021

Over 1 million healthcare workers received vaccine shots till Thursday 6 pm: Centre

The countrywide COVID-19 vaccination programme was conducted successfully on the sixth day as well, said Dr Manohar Agnani, the additional secretary in the health ministry.

published on : 21st January 2021

COVID-19 vaccination: 5,942 people receive shots on day four in Delhi; 24 cases of AEFI

The number of people vaccinated on Thursday accounted for 73 per cent of the targeted figure of 8,100, according to the data, a marked rise in the figures compared to those on the previous three days.

published on : 21st January 2021

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy 39 per cent in Delhi-NCR: Survey

The government launched the world's biggest vaccination drive on January 16 to protect people from COVID-19.

published on : 21st January 2021

Tepid response to COVID vaccination drive continues in Punjab

According to a Health Department data, only 4,852 health workers got themselves vaccinated out of the target of 12,872 on Thursday.

published on : 21st January 2021

Nepal and Bangladesh receive three million coronavirus vaccines sent by India

It is learnt that a consignment containing 1.5 million doses of Covisheild vaccines will reach Myanmar on Friday.

published on : 21st January 2021

Sasikala 'put on oxygen' after testing positive for coronavirus, shifted to hospital

Victoria Hospital had repeated her RTPCR test to confirm her COVID-19 status after Sasikala's CT scan of the chest indicated 'severe' infection.

published on : 21st January 2021

145 people infected with UK variant of COVID-19 in India: Government

All these persons have been kept in single room isolation in designated health care facilities by respective state governments, the ministry had said earlier.

published on : 21st January 2021

Germany's Merkel points to coronavirus variant risk as infections drop

Merkel said that Germany won't be able to open up everything at once whenever the lockdown ends, declaring that schools must open first.

published on : 21st January 2021

Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes: Drugmaker Eli Lilly

It's the first major study to show such a treatment may prevent disease.

published on : 21st January 2021

British Indian survey finds reluctance in community towards COVID-19 vaccines

Much of this reluctance stems from the community saying they do not feel informed enough about the vaccine, its benefits and its impact, says a report.

published on : 21st January 2021

India provides 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nepal

Nepal last week gave a conditional approval to use Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covishield vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India.

published on : 21st January 2021

India hands over 2 million vaccine doses to Bangladesh

The vaccines were given to Bangladesh at a crucial time when the number of coronavirus cases in the nation continues to rise and has reached 529,687 till Thursday.

published on : 21st January 2021
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