Covid

20,279 new COVID cases, 36 new deaths in India; active infections increase to 1,52,200

The active cases comprise 0.35 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.45 per cent, the Union Health Ministry said.

published on : 24th July 2022

New COVID-19 cases in Odisha cross 1,000 for fourth consecutive day

The cases that had come down from 1,065 on July 16 to 816 on July 18 again soared to over 1,000 a day as the infections spread to more areas and covered all 30 districts.

published on : 24th July 2022

India adds 21,411 COVID-19 cases, 67 deaths; active infections shoot up to 1,50,100

The daily positivity rate stood at 4.46 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 4.46 per cent, the Union health ministry data said.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Mental illness, memory loss... Covid leaves crippling footprint

Despite our growing experience in dealing with the pandemic, there seems to be no solution to the struggles of those suffering from post and long Covid issues.

published on : 23rd July 2022

No data on number of anganwadi workers who died due to Covid: Govt

Anganwadi workers were at the forefront of tackling the pandemic as they supplied ration and essentials to children and pregnant and lactating women amid the Covid-induced lockdown.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Centre asks all depts to organise free Covid vaccination camps at workplaces

The initiative would be implemented at government Covid-19 vaccination centres for 75 days from July 15 to September 30, 2022, said the order issued to all central government ministries/departments.

published on : 22nd July 2022

CBSE Class XII: Schools in Kerala, Lakshadweep record highest success rate of 98.83 per cent

Last year too, schools in Kerala and Lakshadweep registered the highest success rate of 99.89% among various regions in the country.

published on : 22nd July 2022

India logs 21,880 new Covid-19 infections, 60 fatalities

The active cases comprise 0.34 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.46 per cent, the ministry said.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Supply chains must be both global and local

The Covid-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war have exposed the fragility of global supply chains, prompting countries to look inwards increasingly.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Lords of lockdown heads to Melbourne Indian Film Festival 

Mihir Fadnavis’ Lords of Lockdown is officially selected at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, 2022.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Covid cases jump, three districts on high alert

City reports 649 fresh cases with a positivity rate of 4.06 per cent, a few cases of BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants recorded.

published on : 22nd July 2022

BE to invest Rs 1.8k crore in Hyderabad, boost vax capacity

The new investment will enhance the capacity by five billion doses, increasing the cumulative capacity to about 14 billion doses per year, the company said.

published on : 22nd July 2022

US President Joe Biden tests positive for Covid-19

Biden (79) is fully vaccinated and has also taken the booster dose. Jill Biden, the First Lady, has tested negative.

published on : 21st July 2022

Nearly 1.59 lakh people recruited for government jobs during COVID-19 pandemic period: Centre

He said a total of 1,59,615 people were recruited -- 8,913 by the UPSC, 97,914 by the SSC and 52,788 by the IBPS – during 2020-22 "Covid-19 pandemic period."

published on : 21st July 2022

COVID-19: India records 21,566 fresh cases, 45 more fatalities; active infections climb to 1,48,881

The active cases account for 0.34 per cent of the total caseload, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.46 per cent, the ministry said.

published on : 21st July 2022

Whole nation is indebted to medical fraternity for services during pandemic: BJP Chief

Nadda said that India on July 17 crossed the historic 200 crores Covid vaccination mark as a big achievement for the country.

published on : 21st July 2022

VIMSAR-Burla in Odisha resumes ICU beds in COVID hospital

The COVID Hospital - I on the premises of VIMSAR was reopened earlier on June 18 this year anticipating a probable spike in cases as the numbers were surging in some places of the state.

published on : 21st July 2022

Rourkela Municipal Corporation brings back mask mandate as COVID cases surge

Due to lack of enforcement of COVID regulations at Rourkela and in the district in general, the district has been reporting  103 to 145 cases for the past four days.

published on : 21st July 2022

COVID-19 positivity rate on the rise in Andhra Pradesh's 10 erstwhile districts

While 10 districts have more than 10 per cent positivity rate, the remaining three others have a positivity rate between 5 to 10 per cent.

published on : 21st July 2022

Special door-to-door COVID vaccination camps set up in Puducherry

Puducherry residents should not be negligent and follow COVID-appropriate norms, if they show symptoms of infection, they should get tested immediately and self-quarantine.

published on : 21st July 2022
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