Covid cases

China expands lockdowns as COVID-19 cases hit daily record

Residents of eight districts of Zhengzhou, home to 6.6 million people, were told to stay home for five days beginning Thursday except to buy food or get medical treatment.

published on : 24th November 2022

China's daily Covid cases hit 30,000; highest since pandemic outbreak

China recorded a total of 31,444 domestic cases Wednesday, of which 27,517 were asymptomatic, the National Health Bureau said.

published on : 24th November 2022

India reports 547 new COVID-19 cases; active caseload now 9,468

The active cases now comprise 0.02 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.79 per cent, according to the health ministry website.

published on : 14th November 2022

China tightens restrictions as rise in virus cases reported

Economists and public health experts say Beijing might be able to start winding down “zero COVID” in mid-2023 but needs to vaccinate tens of millions of elderly people before foreign visitor controls.

published on : 12th November 2022

Covid-19: XBB and its strains fast emerging as dominant sub-variant in India, Tamil Nadu tops

Dr Rajesh Karyakarte, who coordinates SARS-CoV-2 genetic sequencing in Maharashtra, said clinical studies hadn't shown any sudden rise in Covid-19 cases or severity.

published on : 30th October 2022

135 new COVID cases in Delhi, positivity rate 2.12 per cent

Delhi recorded 135 fresh Covid cases with an increased positivity rate of 2.12 per cent on Saturday, according to data shared by the city health department here.

published on : 17th October 2022

218 fresh Covid-19 cases, no new deaths in Delhi

With the fresh cases, Delhi's infection tally increased to 20,00,641 with a positivity rate of 1.93 per cent.

published on : 4th September 2022

Active Covid cases in country decline to 90,707

The active cases comprise 0.20 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.61 per cent, the ministry said.

published on : 26th August 2022

India logs 13,272 Covid cases, 36 fatalities in last 24 hours

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.21 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 3.87 per cent, the Union health ministry said.

published on : 20th August 2022

After steady decline, Covid cases rise again in Odisha

Days after showing a dropping trend, Covid-19 cases shot up in the State on Thursday with 482 people testing positive against 280 on Wednesday.

published on : 19th August 2022

Delhi reports 8 Covid deaths, 2-fold rise in hospitalisation

On Wednesday, a total of 567 patients were hospitalised out of which 203 were in ICU, 173 were on oxygen support and 21 were on ventilators.

published on : 18th August 2022

Those with covid booster shots are safer: Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia

"Only 10 per cent of the patients were infected with the Covid after the third dose,” said Sisodia. 

published on : 17th 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

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

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

Rise in Delhi's COVID cases: LNJP doctor flags concern, says 'booster dose must'

The Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital MD said that the cases are increasing because of the mutation of COVID and urged everyone to take precautionary vaccine doses.

published on : 6th August 2022

North Korea reports no new covid cases, says 'all recovered' from virus outbreak 

The country has one of the world's worst healthcare systems, with poorly equipped hospitals, few intensive care units, and no covid-19 treatment drugs or vaccines, experts say.

published on : 5th August 2022

Covid cases cross 2k mark in Karnataka, spike due to Omicron variants

Covid-19 cases in Karnataka crossed the 2,000-mark and touched 2,136, including 1,584 in Bengaluru, while Covid clusters bulged to 21 in the state capital on Wednesday.

published on : 5th August 2022

Monsoon hike? Covid cases touch 2,000 mark in Delhi

As pandemic cases see steep rise in recent days, the health department attributes the rise to monsoon season

published on : 4th August 2022

1,030 new Covid cases reported in Odisha, one death

There is no let up in Covid-19 infections as the State reported 1,030 fresh cases and one death in the last 24 hours.

published on : 29th July 2022
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