Coronavirus

Maharashtra reports 6,270 COVID-19 cases, a four-month low; 94 die, 13,758 recover

As many as 13,758 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of recovered cases to 57,33,215, a statement from the health department said.

published on : 21st June 2021

Bengaluru number one among districts, Karnataka second among states in nationwide COVID vaccine drive

Bengaluru Urban district is the number 1 district in the country in today's abhiyan, as it administered 2,09,256 doses till 7 pm, while Indore came second with 2,01,339 doses.

published on : 21st June 2021

COVID-19: Kerala detects its first cases of Delta-plus variant

While one case was detected in Pathanamthitta district, two cases were reported in Palakkad district.

published on : 21st June 2021

Preparing for third wave, more said than done

The country in general and the national capital in particular was badly ravaged by the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 21st June 2021

British PM warns of 'rough winter' as COVID cases remain high

He indicated that the cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19, first identified in India, are rising at a rate of about 30 per cent a week.

published on : 21st June 2021

'Today's record-breaking vaccination numbers gladdening': PM Modi as over 85 lakh get Covid jabs

The previous single-day record was of over 48 lakh on April 1. In June so far, India saw an average vaccination of around 31 lakh per day.

published on : 21st June 2021

Will consider insurance to workers performing last rites of COVID victims, Centre tells SC

Lawyer Gaurav Kumar Bansal, who has filed one of the PILs on the issue, said the crematorium workers are getting infected and succumbing to the deadly disease.

published on : 21st June 2021

Philippines set to buy 40 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The Philippines has concluded deals to buy 113 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from five foreign pharmaceutical companies.

published on : 21st June 2021

Will give priority to superspreaders, says Mamata government as lack of vaccines delay inoculation drive in Bengal

The state had identified bus conductors, drivers, hawkers and vegetable vendors as 'superspreaders', and said focus would be to inoculate them, their family members and close relatives.

published on : 21st June 2021

92 Indian factory workers in Sri Lanka test COVID-19 positive

The Indians were among the 128 workers at the factory in Colombo north suburb of Wattala who were found to have contracted the virus. They have been put under quarantine.

published on : 21st June 2021

Indonesia records its largest 1-day jump in COVID infections 

Authorities have so far only fully vaccinated 12.3 million of Indonesia's 270 million people and partially vaccinated another 10.9 million others.

published on : 21st June 2021

Over 47 lakh Covid vaccine doses administered on day one of revised guidelines: Centre

India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 28 crore on Sunday with 28,00,36,898 doses being administered through 38,24,408 sessions.

published on : 21st June 2021

Pakistan's COVID death toll crosses grim mark of 22,000 

Thirty patients died and 907 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of National Health Services said in its daily bulletin.

published on : 21st June 2021

Thousands of Japanese companies give vaccines to workers, boosting country's rollout

Yuka Daimaru, among the Suntory workers getting the shot on a sprawling office floor, was visibly relieved after spending more than a year worrying about the coronavirus.

published on : 21st June 2021

SC reserves verdict on Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia compensation to kin of COVID-19 deceased

The top court asked the parties to file written submissions in three days and specifically directed the Centre to simplify the process of grant of death certificates.

published on : 21st June 2021
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