Coronavirus Outbreak

Goa government appeals people to wear masks in public but no compulsion: CM Pramod Sawant

Pramod Sawant said the Goa government will appeal to people to wear masks in public places considering the possibility of another wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 27th April 2022

Wearing of masks at crowded places in Maharashtra could be made mandatory again: Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray is expected to hold a meeting with the district collectors in the state to discuss the issue with them.

published on : 27th April 2022

NDMA fixes time limit to file claims for compensation for COVID-19 deaths

Sixty days will be the outer time limit to file claims for compensation if the death occurred due to the viral disease prior to March 20, 2022.

published on : 27th April 2022

COVID vaccination of all eligible children at earliest priority for government: PM Narendra Modi

Citing rise in COVID-19 cases in some states in the last two weeks, PM Narendra Modi said there was a need to remain alert.

published on : 27th April 2022

Beijing enforces mass COVID testing, closes neighbourhoods

China’s capital Beijing is enforcing mass testing and closing down access to neighborhoods as it seeks to contain a new COVID-19 outbreak.

published on : 26th April 2022

Breakthrough infection with Delta, reinfection with Omicron in individual vaccinated with Covishield

The findings of the study prove the immune evasion potential of the Omicron variant, even after infection and vaccination, said the researchers.

published on : 24th April 2022

Delhi government makes mask mandatory with immediate effect, imposes Rs 500 fine

The Delhi government made masks mandatory at public places with immediate effect, and imposed a fine of Rs 500 for any violation.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Students, staff shouldn't be allowed to enter school premises without thermal scanning: Delhi government

Students and staff should not be allowed to enter school premises without thermal scanning, the Delhi government said in a set of COVID-19 guidelines issued for schools.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Tamil Nadu makes face-mask mandatory, violators to cough up Rs 500

Radhakrishnan said the COVID-19 protocols should be strictly followed in the campus and the institute authorities have been given directions in this connection.

published on : 22nd April 2022

COVID positivity rate in Delhi saw nearly three-fold surge between April 11-18

The positive rate surged during the April 11-18 week, barring on April 17 when the it dropped to 4.21 percent from 5.33 percent the previous day.

published on : 19th April 2022

Scientists allay fears of new COVID wave, say cases rising but focus on hospital admissions

Given the epidemiological and scientific evidence, the current rise in cases in Delhi is not the start of the fourth wave.

published on : 19th April 2022

COVID situation stable in Odisha, mask mandate yet to be lifted

Odisha recorded 16 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, while there was no fatality for the fourth consecutive day, the health department said.

published on : 19th April 2022

Insurance scheme for over 22 lakh health workers on COVID duty extended by 180 days

So far, 1905 claims of health workers, who died while performing Covid-19 related duties, have been settled, the Union health ministry said

published on : 19th April 2022

Not need for alarm as hospitalisations low, says Satyendar Jain on COVID situation in Delhi

A crucial meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Wednesday is expected to consider the reimposition of fine for not wearing face masks.

published on : 18th April 2022

Uttar Pradesh government makes wearing of mask compulsory in six NCR districts, Lucknow

The increase in COVID cases has had an impact on the districts falling under the falling under the national capital region.

published on : 18th April 2022
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