Covid wave

Centre promises 3,600 oxygen plants to tackle a possible third Covid wave

Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that of the planned oxygen plants to be installed in hospitals, 1,595 or about 47% have already been commissioned.

published on : 16th September 2021

Third Covid wave may be flatter, need to bring down active cases: Experts

Increased vax drive will help reduce impact, but large gatherings to be avoided

published on : 15th September 2021

Third Covid wave in Oct-Nov, warns Technical Advisory Committee

Enforcement of Covid-19 guidelines important, warn experts, advise people not to let their guard down 

published on : 12th September 2021

Recovery to continue even with third Covid wave: Finance Ministry

The ministry, however, expressed concern over high incidence of Covid cases in Kerala and Maharashtra and underlined the need for strengthening pandemic control and management in these states.

published on : 10th September 2021

As second Covid wave tails out, Karnataka does better than neighbours Tamil Nadu, Kerala

Comparison of August 2020 and 2021 shows Kerala pattern of cases, deaths differs sharply from the other states 

published on : 1st September 2021

Third Covid wave in India likely only in small pockets with low exposure, think experts

Virologist T Jacob John said estimates showing big Covid numbers in coming weeks may be reflecting only 'fear and speculation', rather than basing projections on a scientific model.

published on : 1st September 2021

Fearing third Covid wave, Chennai colleges to prioritise practicals

All set to reopen from September 1, colleges are busy churning up ideas that can help their students make up for lost learning time.

published on : 31st August 2021

Experts divided on the possibility of a big third Covid wave in India

"I am sceptical about there being a big third wave simply because the sero-surveillance shows about two-thirds of the people in India are already exposed to the virus," said virologist Shahid Jameel.

published on : 30th August 2021

Third Covid wave in Karnataka by Sept-end, may not be severe if of same variant

Karnataka will see surge 4-6 weeks after Kerala, cannot stop testing till December   

published on : 28th August 2021

Rajasthan relieved as 30 districts report zero new Covid-19 cases

Also, the state has registered major success administering 4 crore doses whereby over one crore people in the state have now got both doses.

published on : 27th August 2021

Shallot prices crash amid third Covid wave fears, Perambalur farmers in distress 

While the farmers continue to be affected by issues like crop disease, rising seed price and shortage of manpower, small onions have been cultivated over 3,000 hectares in the district this season. 

published on : 27th August 2021

Migrant workers sitting ducks if third Covid wave arrives in Kerala

After children who are unvaccinated, majority of workers from other states who have not been inoculated are more vulnerable: Statistics

published on : 27th August 2021

Karnataka hospitals seek manpower from govt for third Covid wave

Docs not ready to work in Covid wards; MBBS students go on leave

published on : 25th August 2021

Bengaluru records zero Covid deaths, a first since second Covid wave

The city has been witnessing a steady decline in daily mortality since July 10, when five deaths were reported.

published on : 24th August 2021

Paediatric cases will need more care during third Covid wave: Doctors

Though hospitals are gearing up for a possible surge in paediatric Covid-19 cases during the third wave, more than just infrastructure planning will be needed, feel doctors.

published on : 22nd August 2021
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