Analysis of 381 samples show Omicron domination in Bengaluru

The INSACOG (Indian SARS Cov2 Genomics Consortium) has confirmed that omicron and its sub-lineages BA2, BA1.1.529 and BA5 continue to dominate.

published on : 15th August 2022

Active Covid cases decline in country

India added 14,092 new coronavirus infections with 41 fatalities which include 12 deaths reconciled by Kerala.

published on : 14th August 2022

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah tests positive for Covid again

The 85-year-old MP from Srinagar is recovering well and has self-isolated at home.

published on : 13th August 2022

As Covid cases surge, Punjab government makes face masks mandatory

The wearing of masks shall be ensured in all educational institutions, government and private offices and indoor/outdoor gatherings, malls, and public places.

published on : 13th August 2022

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi tests positive for COVID-19 again

Sonia Gandhi had tested positive for COVID-19 in early June as well.

published on : 13th August 2022

Unvaccinated Djokovic out of US Open tuneup in Cincinnati 

That is also why Djokovic is not expected to be able to enter the US Open, the year's last Grand Slam tournament, which begins in New York on August 29.

published on : 13th August 2022

India reports nearly 16,000 new Covid cases, 68 deaths

The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the health ministry said.

published on : 13th August 2022

Delhi records 10 Covid deaths; highest in six months

This is the 10 consecutive day when the city logged more than 2,000 cases in a day. The national capital on February 13 reported 12 deaths due to the viral disease.

published on : 13th August 2022

Ma Subramanian launches Corbevax booster dose drive in TN

Health Minister Ma Subramanian launched a drive to administer Corbevax booster doses to recipients aged 18 years and above in Tamil Nadu on Friday.

published on : 13th August 2022

Flipkart fined Rs 50,000 for charging extra on oil, disfiguring price tag

However, after receiving the order, Farooq found that Flipkart was selling the oil at more than the MRP.

published on : 13th August 2022

After Deepawali, Shivraj celebrates Raksha Bandhan with COVID orphans

The memorable meeting where kids performed cultural programmes was titled 'Meri Rakhi Shivraj Mama ke Ghar.'

published on : 13th August 2022

Current Omicron strains are 20-30% more infectious, says NTAGI's Dr NK Arora

"These sub-variants are BA.4, BA.5, BA.2.75, BA.2.38, however, any surge in hospitalization or any disease severity has not been observed so far," said Dr Arora.

published on : 12th August 2022

Active Covid cases in country decline to 1,23,535

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,35,73,094, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.

published on : 12th August 2022

Mask mandate brought back in Delhi, Rs 500 fine on violators

Passengers in private 4-wheeled vehicles to be exempted from fine.

published on : 12th August 2022

Study in Lok Nayak Hospital in Delhi finds new Omicron variant

A new Omicron sub-variant has been detected in the majority of samples taken from Covid patients in Delhi as part of a study at the Lok Nayak Hospital here.

published on : 12th August 2022

Govt urges people to take Covid booster shot

Dr Sudhakar warns hospitals against denying treatment to Covid patients

published on : 12th August 2022

Only 11 per cent Delhiites believe COVID compliance effective, says survey as mandatory mask rule makes a comeback in national capital

Local social network 'LocalCircles' carried out the survey in the national capital with 6,291 respondents for three categories -- mask compliance, type of masks used and social distancing.

published on : 11th August 2022

New Omicron sub-variant detected in majority of samples analysed: LNJP study

Covid-19 cases have seen a surge in the last two weeks or so. Delhi on Wednesday reported eight fatalities due to coronavirus, the highest in nearly 180 days.

published on : 11th August 2022

North Korea claims disputed victory over virus, blames Seoul 

Seen delivering a speech on TV for the first time, his powerful sister said Kim had suffered a fever while glorifying his "epoch-making" leadership, and she blamed the virus outbreak on  South Korea.

published on : 11th August 2022

Kim Jong Un suffered 'serious illness' during North Korea Covid surge, says sister

She warned that Pyongyang was considering "a strong retaliatory response", adding that if balloons continued, "we will respond by eradicating not only the virus, but also "South Korean authorities".

published on : 11th August 2022
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