Coronavirus pandemic

Advisory Group recommends Covovax for 12-17 children; no decision yet on vaccinating kids below 12 

India's drug regulator had approved Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations in adults on December 28 last year and in the 12-17 age group.

published on : 29th April 2022

63 per cent parents say schools should offer online classes if district COVID TPR crosses 5 per cent: Survey

The survey was conducted by online platform Local Circles and it received 23,500 responses from citizens across 314 districts of India.

published on : 29th April 2022

COVID pandemic hit hard leprosy patients in India: Experts

With positive cases of the infection now on the wane, NGOs and groups working for leprosy patients are planning to restart their activities.

published on : 7th February 2022

Bangladesh returnee tests positive for COVID in Bengal, genome sequencing underway for Omicron variant

The patient was found positive for the infection on Friday and admitted to state-run Beleghata ID and BG Hospital.

published on : 11th December 2021

2,95,000 Covid vaccines available for 18-44 age group in Delhi: AAP MLA Atishi

Talking about the vaccine stock available for people above 45 years, Atishi said there are almost 8,50,000 Covid doses in the present stock, of which 7,65,000 are Covishield and 80,000 Covaxin.

published on : 19th June 2021

COVID-19: No sitting of regular courts in Allahabad HC next week

The order said that during the aforesaid period only the special benches constituted for hearing urgent matters will hold court.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Schools for students up to Class 8 shut till April 4 amidst rising COVID-19 cases

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath issued the fresh directions during a review meeting at his 5-Kalidas Marg residence.

published on : 30th March 2021

Retired judge dies of COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar

The CMO said eight more people recovered from the infection, pushing the recovery count to 8,600 in Muzaffarnagar.

published on : 30th March 2021

19,600 received first dose of COVID vaccine in Mizoram so far

Around 15,750 health workers and 27,557 frontline personnel have been registered for receiving the first dose of the vaccine, the official said.

published on : 25th February 2021

Maharashtra educator gets award for novel teaching method in lockdown

After developing listening skill, students would narrate the same story through which they developed speaking skill.

published on : 15th January 2021

India reports 18,088 fresh COVID-19 cases, 264 succumb to virus in last 24 hours

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 99,97,272 pushing the national recovery rate to 96.36 per  cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45 per cent.

published on : 6th January 2021

New COVID strain: UK returnee tests positive in Maharashtra's Aurangabad

A woman, who had returned to Aurangabad in Maharashtra from the UK in the last few weeks, has tested coronavirus positive.

published on : 26th December 2020

Revamping infra to meet COVID-19 norms to scheduling classes, schools prepare to reopen

In the NCR, a few schools have reopened for students from classes 9 to 12 to come on a voluntary basis to seek academic guidance.

published on : 6th October 2020

Cinema halls to reopen in West Bengal from October 1: CM Mamata Banerjee

Cinema halls are set to reopen in Bengal from October 1 after remaining closed for over six months in the wake of the pandemic.

published on : 27th September 2020

COVID-19 tally in India over 51 lakh, recoveries cross 40 lakh

The total recoveries surged to 40,25,079 while the active cases of COVID-19 crossed 10 lakh for the first time.

published on : 17th September 2020

India putting up well-planned fight against COVID-19: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Amit Shah said India is putting up a well-planned fight against the pandemic under PM Narendra Modi's leadership.

published on : 10th September 2020

Puducherry may have two-day lockdown every week to curb COVID-19: Health Minister

Puducherry Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao said that presently complete lockdown was imposed on Tuesdays as Saturday & Sundays were considered auspicious for holding wedding events.

published on : 25th August 2020

Centre mulls 'Mission COVID Suraksha' with Rs 3,000-crore corpus

The aim of the mission is to accelerate the development of at least six vaccine candidates and ensure that they are licensed and introduced in market for emergency use at the earliest.

published on : 24th August 2020

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flight movements up 12 times at Goa airport

Till Monday, Goa reported 11,994 COVID-19 cases and 111 deaths due to the disease, as per official figures.

published on : 18th August 2020

With total 2,546 reports, Gurugram records highest coronavirus cases in Haryana

Among the 389 new cases in the state, Gurugram reported 191, taking the total number of cases in the district to 2,737, of which 1,760 are active.

published on : 12th June 2020
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