Covid

Of 5,912 active Covid cases in TN, 92% in home isolation: Ma Subramanian

The health minister said most patients admitted to hospitals in the State did not need oxygen or severe medication.

published on : 26th June 2022

30 medical college students test Covid positive in Thoothukudi

Repeated attempts to contact medical college dean Dr Rajendran went in vain.

published on : 26th June 2022

Telangana: Reinfections propel recent Covid-19 surge  

The sero-survey conducted in January-February this year shows that approximately 92.9 per cent of the population in the State has developed Covid-19 antibodies.

published on : 26th June 2022

COVID-19: 23 fresh cases of sub-variants BA.4 and BA.5 detected in Maharashtra

As per the report of the Mumbai-based Kasturba Hospital Central Laboratory, the 23 cases comprise 17 infections caused by BA.5 and six by BA.4.

published on : 25th June 2022

China's Xi to visit Hong Kong for handover anniversary 

The United States suspended agreements that treated Hong Kong as a separate territory for trade, saying the city no longer had enough autonomy from control by Beijing.

published on : 25th June 2022

Covid: Rise, fall in cases 'common' when disease transitions to endemic phase, say experts

Dr Sanjay Rai, a senior epidemiologist at AIIMS, said SARS-CoV-2 is an RNA virus which has already seen over 1,000 mutations even though the number of variants of concern are only five.

published on : 25th June 2022

India records 15,940 Covid infections, 20 fatalities in a day

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,27,61,481, while the case fatality rate was 1.21 per cent.

published on : 25th June 2022

Slight uptick in hospital admissions as Delhi logs 1,447 fresh Covid cases

The national capital recorded 1,447 new Covid cases and one more death on Friday, while the positivity rate dropped to 5.98 per cent, according to the data shared by the health department.

published on : 25th June 2022

Vaccine prevented 42 lakh Covid deaths in India in 2021: Study

The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, which based its findings on estimates of “excess” mortalities in the country during the pandemic. 

published on : 25th June 2022

Seven NCC cadets at Kakinada camp test Covid positive

Health officials from the health centre near the municipal high school, conducted RT PCR tests on 40 cadets who showed symptoms.

published on : 25th June 2022

Beds for Covid-19 patients readied at govt hospitals: Ma Subramanian

Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Friday said beds for Covid-19 patients were being readied in various government hospitals.

published on : 25th June 2022

Private school teachers bear brunt of pandemic

Shaken by pay cuts & lay-off, they seek govt intervention for minimum wage, job security 

published on : 25th June 2022

Crisis in healthcare and the role of Ayurveda

Ayurvedic treatment is cost-effective and the need for hospitalisation is far less and there are no invasive procedures.

published on : 25th June 2022

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray discusses COVID situation, mulls mask rule in Mumbai local trains

A statement said that the chief minister, at a virtual meeting with senior bureaucrats, also discussed the possibility of making face masks mandatory for suburban train commuters.

published on : 24th June 2022

Government panel recommends emergency approval for SII's Covovax for 7-11 year olds

The DCGI had approved Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations in adults on December 28 and in the 12 to 17 years age group subject to certain conditions on March 9.

published on : 24th June 2022
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