Covid

Delhi: Over two-fold rise in Covid deaths in August as against last 10 days of July

Delhi recorded two deaths on August 1, three on August 2, five on August 3, four on August 4, two on August 5, one on August 6, two on August 7, six on August 8 and seven on August 9.

published on : 10th August 2022

Biological E’s Corbevax approved as precaution dose for adults vaccinated with Covaxin, Covishield

This is the first time a booster dose different from the one used for primary vaccination against Covid has been allowed in India.

published on : 10th August 2022

Free bus rides to women above 60 years in UP soon: CM Adityanath 

"The service will help the sisters and mothers to travel in a safe environment to reach their destination to celebrate Raksha Bandhan," Adityanath said.

published on : 10th August 2022

Kerala accounts for half of India’s 45K Covid deaths this year

Since January this year, 45,704 people have died of Covid; Kerala alone reported 22,843 deaths.

published on : 10th August 2022

Priyanka Gandhi, other Congress leaders test positive for Covid; Rahul's Rajasthan visit cancelled

Party chief Sonia Gandhi had also tested positive for Covid in early June this year.

published on : 10th August 2022

Hospitality industry stages strong recovery in April-June quarter of FY23

Driven by rise in demand for weddings, leisure travel and recovery in corporate travel; the Indian hospitality sector witnessed a strong growth in Q1FY2023 (April-June). 

published on : 10th August 2022

Telangana state asks Centre for 50 lakh more Covid vaccine doses

Meanwhile, about 11 per cent of the eligible population in Telangana has been administered the third precautionary dose.

published on : 10th August 2022

Covid cases rising in Delhi but no need to panic, says CM Kejriwal

Delhi on August 7 reported 1,372 new Covid infections and six deaths as the case positivity rate rose to 17.85 per cent, the highest since January 21.

published on : 9th August 2022

Karnataka govt records show 28k more Covid deaths

As many as 28,000 more Covid deaths have been reported in the state by the Directorate of Social Security and Pensions (DSSP) of the Revenue Department.

published on : 9th August 2022

Doctors' forum begins statewide study on post-Covid complications 

The Doctors for Social Justice (DSJ), a forum of healthcare professionals, in association with Pattithara grama panchayat and Thrithala Together, a local collective, has commenced the study.

published on : 9th August 2022

Fatigue, headache among top lingering symptoms months after COVID-19: Study

The findings support the growing evidence that there are chronic neuropsychiatric symptoms following COVID-19 infections.

published on : 8th August 2022

Active Covid cases in country rise to 1,35,510

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,34,99,659, while the case fatality rate was 1.19 per cent.

published on : 8th August 2022

China's Hainan beach resort expands COVID-19 lockdowns

More than 470 new cases were recorded in the province on Sunday, of which 245 did not show symptoms. Overall, China reported more than 760 new daily cases.

published on : 8th August 2022

Hong Kong cuts Covid hotel quarantine to three days for arrivals 

Hong Kong leader John Lee  said that the new policy of just three days in quarantine was made after scientific evidence and data had been analysed to control the risk factors.

published on : 8th August 2022

Short supply of covid vaccines hits booster coverage in Odisha 

The Health department officials admitted that the shortage of vaccines has hit the precaution dose drive in rural parts of the State after the free dose for the 18-59 years age group.

published on : 8th August 2022

Sharing stories of healing and hope

Just as the year ended and we found a semblance of normalcy, the second wave hit. With it came chaos, confusion, frustration and helplessness.

published on : 8th August 2022

Government must focus on better policies for kids: Manish Sisodia

The theme was “Disrupted Childhood, Disrupted Education”, which focuses on varied issues of children and their rights, considering the impact of Covid-19. Sisodia said.

published on : 7th August 2022

Amid covid surge, Seven states asked to ramp up testing

During the past month, Kerala reported 2,347 cases a day on an average while Maharashtra had 2,135 cases, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said in his letter to these states.

published on : 7th August 2022

Union ministry pulls up Kerala for reduced number of Covid tests

The Union health ministry has yet again pulled up Kerala for the reduced number of Covid tests being done in the state.

published on : 7th August 2022

Odisha accounts for 5 pc of new Covid cases nationally

While 10 districts have reported an increase in cases, four districts - Sonepur, Sambalpur, Boudh and Sundargarh have recorded more than 10 pc weekly positivity.

published on : 7th August 2022
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