Coronavirus

Tested 30,000 people from June 10 but no case of COVID-19: North Korea to WHO

The WHO said in a monitoring report Tuesday that North Korea's testing figures included 733 people who were tested during June 4-10.

published on : 22nd June 2021

End politics, time for everyone to gain from vaccination: Mayawati

There have been enough politics, controversy and allegations regarding the manufacture of vaccines and people have borne the brunt of it, Mayawati said in a tweet.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Britannia offers COVID-19 insurance coverage to over 10,000 sales personnel and merchandisers

The company is offering a term insurance policy and hospitalisation insurance of Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Odisha administers 3.32 lakh COVID vaccine doses, crosses 1 crore landmark

Additional Chief Secretary (Health) PK Mohapatra said the record number of vaccination showed that the target is achievable when vaccine administration is done in an efficient manner.

published on : 22nd June 2021

COVID-19 positivity rate falls below five per cent in Odisha after two months

Health department sources said the new cases have declined significantly in western and southern Odisha as seven of the 15 districts have a positivity rate of below 2% and the rest below 5%.

published on : 22nd June 2021

PIL seeks Orissa HC's intervention into lapses in COVID-19 hospitals

A citizen of Cuttack filed the petition contending that mismanagement and lapses in treatment at COVID-19 hospitals were symptomatic of the failing health infrastructure.

published on : 22nd June 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: No respite for rural folks as Odisha government allows on-spot registration

Several people residing in villages across 14 blocks of the district are facing similar issues due to absence of information regarding vaccination schedule and venues.

published on : 22nd June 2021

India records 42,640 new Covid cases, lowest in 91 days; active cases fall below 7 lakh after 79 days

According to the data published at 7 am, India administered 86.16 lakh vaccine doses, the highest ever single-day vaccination achieved in the world so far, the Health Ministry said.

published on : 22nd June 2021

With over 16 lakh COVID-19 vaccinations, Madhya Pradesh tops India's vaccination chart on June 21

Shivraj Singh Chouhan informed that the state government has set up 7,000 centres under the 'Vaccination Mahaabhiyan' campaign to intensify the inoculation drive.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Odisha: Rendered jobless by COVID-19, woman 'sells' 10-month-old baby for Rs 5,000

The 34-year-old mother reportedly sold her baby girl to a childless couple of nearby village as she was unable to sustain her family in absence of work.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Telangana govt may continue online sessions for Class I to VI 

In view of apprehensions expressed by parents, the State government is likely to alter its decision to resume offline sessions for all classes in educational institutions from July 1.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Witness to two pandemics in 100 years, centenarian takes the jab

A 103-year-old resident of Hyderabad who has experienced not only the current pandemic but also one in the early 20th century has taken the Covid-19 vaccine. 

published on : 22nd June 2021

Villagers of Shikarpur near Delhi give evergreen adieu to relatives succumbed to COVID-19

Seventeen-year-old Aayushi Tyagi who lost her 70-year-old grandfather Omprakash Tyagi believes that the concept of planting trees has a good motive and hence is easily accepted by the villagers.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Khammam: 1,400 children test coronavirus positive in 21 days

These details came to light during the door-to-door survey organised by the authorities concerned.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Telangana coronavirus: Fourth Sero Survey from June 22, to include 6+ kids

Survey will be conducted in Jangaon, Kamareddy & Nalgonda dists

published on : 22nd June 2021
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