Coronavirus cases

China closes zone around iPhone factory after virus cases

The ruling Communist Party is enforcing a “Zero COVID” policy that has closed areas throughout China for weeks to try to isolate every case.

published on : 3rd November 2022

India reports 2,710 new COVID cases; active infections rise to 15,814

The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the ministry said.

published on : 27th May 2022

Delhi hospitals gasping for breath, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal writes to PM Modi and Union minister Piyush Goyal to ensure uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen, ramping up of beds

published on : 19th April 2021

Over 1.15 lakh COVID cases, 630 deaths in India; country registers its biggest rise in fresh infections for second time in last three days

The active cases have increased to 8,43,473 comprising 6.59 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate has further dropped to 92.11 per cent, the Union Health Ministry data stated.

published on : 7th April 2021

India adds 35,871 fresh COVID-19 cases, biggest single-day jump in 102 days

Registering an increase for the eighth consecutive day, the active caseload reached 2,52,364, which accounts for 2.20 per cent of the total infections.

published on : 18th March 2021

Maharashtra's COVID-19 case count grows by 10,792, death toll by 309; overall tally crosses 15.28 lakh

A total of 10,461 patients were discharged from hospitals following recovery during the day, it said in a statement.

published on : 11th October 2020

Concerns about COVID-19 spread to rural India spike as cases race past 40 lakh mark

There is enough evidence to suggest it has reached most corners of India and there is community transmission, say experts.

published on : 6th September 2020

COVID-19 tally in India breaches 31-lakh mark, recovery rate over 75 per cent

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 3,59,02,137 samples have been tested up to August 23  with 6,09,917 samples being tested on Sunday.

published on : 24th August 2020

With nearly 70,000 new cases and 912 fatalities, India's COVID-19 tally crosses 30-lakh mark

There are 7,07,668 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 23.24 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

published on : 23rd August 2020

Five states see a surge in COVID cases due to easing of curbs: Health Ministry

The Health Secretary said temporary sub-health centres can be set up in existing buildings and additional frontline workers such as Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) teams can be utilized.

published on : 26th May 2020

Maharashtra COVID-19 mortality rate falling, says government 

Rajesh Tope, Maharashtra's health minister, said that his government is doing everything to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus, while also talking of the first plasma therapy centre in Kolhapur.

published on : 25th April 2020

COVID-19: First batch of 9,600 rapid test kits arrive in Jammu and Kashmir; total cases rise to 350

The rapid test kits help examine whether a person has developed antibodies in their blood stream to fight the novel coronavirus, which indicates whether a person has been exposed to or has COVID-19.

published on : 19th April 2020

Number of coronavirus cases in India rises to 9,152, 308 fatalities recorded: Health Ministry

The ministry asserted that the government has enough stocks to conduct tests for up to six weeks and over two lakh samples have been tested so far.

published on : 13th April 2020

Rajasthan health worker arrested for spreading fake news about coronavirus

Anil Tank, a contractual employee who worked as a senior treatment supervisor in Mahuwa, was found circulating fake news related to positive number of COVID-19 cases being found in the state.

published on : 16th March 2020

After two test positive for coronavirus in Pune, kin admitted to hospital, their samples sent for testing

Divisional commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar said the two Covid-19 patients were part of a group of 40 people which landed at Mumbai airport on March 1 from Dubai and had taken an Ola cab to Pune.

published on : 10th March 2020

Government intends to set up coronavirus testing facility for Indians in Iran: Health Minister 

The Iranian government, however, has not yet given permission for it. An estimated 1,200 Indians, mostly students and pilgrims, are in Iran currently.

published on : 4th March 2020