Coronavirus Updates

Assam's COVID positivity rate crosses 1 per cent mark again within four days

The total COVID-19 death toll now stands at 5,950, while the number of coronavirus patients dying due to other causes remained at 1,347.

published on : 17th October 2021

Uttarakhand achieves target of 100 per cent first dose COVID vaccination: CM Pushkar Singh Dhami

Uttarakhand has administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to its entire eligible population three months ahead of target, Pushkar Singh Dhami said.

published on : 17th October 2021

No COVID-19 death in Mumbai for first time almost since pandemic began; civic chief calls it 'great news'

Mumbai did not report even a single death due to COVID-19 for the first time nearly since the pandemic broke out in March last year.

published on : 17th October 2021

Now, both doses of COVID-19 vaccine mandatory to enter malls, theatres in Dakshina Kannada

Dr Rajendra KV has made both the doses of COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for entry inside malls, theatres, auditoriums in Dakshina Kannada.

published on : 17th October 2021

Australian state to end quarantine for vaccinated travellers

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has yet to say when tourists will be welcomed back to Australia, but has ruled out this year.

published on : 15th October 2021

COVID pandemic is exacerbating poverty and inequalities: International Monetary Fund

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told that without the coordinated global response of policymakers, the world would not be on the path to recovery.

published on : 15th October 2021

Border residents rejoice as US says it will lift travel ban

Shopping malls and big box retailers in U.S. border towns whose parking spaces had been filled by cars with Mexican license plates were hit hard by travel restrictions.

published on : 14th October 2021

US to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinated against coronavirus

Senior administration officials previewed the new policy late Tuesday on the condition of anonymity to speak ahead of the formal announcement.

published on : 13th October 2021

Statue of fallen COVID warrior Prafulla Rout inaugurated in Odisha

Prafulla Rout was involved in spreading awareness on COVID safety norms and even carried out distribution of face masks among villagers.

published on : 13th October 2021

Focus on Cuttack as norms go for a toss in rural areas

A local said most pandals in villages do not adhere to the norms and devotees are thronging them as usual defying guidelines.

published on : 13th October 2021

Bhubaneswar sees 47 per cent jump in daily infection count

As per Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation statistics, the city reported 234 new cases on Tuesday compared to 159 on Monday.

published on : 13th October 2021

Dussehra festivities begin in Odisha amid COVID restrictions

Jeypore tehsildar Tully Amma Pradhan said police patrolling has been intensified to check crowding in the town.

published on : 12th October 2021

Chhattisgarh: 130 COVID deaths in last 3-odd months, none were inoculated with vaccines

During the past three-odd months as many as 63560 people got infected with COVID and those who were inoculated with the vaccines have recovered.

published on : 12th October 2021

New Zealand's doctors and teachers must soon be vaccinated against coronavirus

A new mandate compels doctors, pharmacists, community nurses and many other health care workers to be fully vaccinated by December.

published on : 11th October 2021

Hit hard by the pandemic, researchers expect its impacts to linger for years

The impacts of COVID-19 on Australian university researchers are likely to have consequences for research productivity and quality for many years to come.

published on : 11th October 2021
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