Omicron Scare

Night curfew returns to MP amid rising Covid cases in neighbouring states, Omicron fears

The state, however, hasn’t till now reported any case of Omicron variant, as the reports of the some Covid samples sent for genome sequencing are yet to be received.

published on : 23rd December 2021

International Film Festival Rotterdam goes online due to Dutch lockdown

The Dutch government announced a nationwide lockdown starting on December 19 closing all non-essential establishments.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Omicron: Telangana health officials hope for the best, prepare for the worst

The first Omicron case in Telangana was detected on December 15 and the number has shot up to 20 by December 18.

published on : 20th December 2021

2nd dose jabs spike 9% in last 14 days in Telangana

This spike has helped Telangana narrow the gap between the State and national average of second dose.

published on : 19th December 2021

UK may be forced into Omicron circuit breaker lockdown: Reports

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been presented with a number of options under Plan C, ranging from "mild guidance to nudge people, right through to lockdown".

published on : 18th December 2021

Portugal, France begin vaccinating younger children amid Omicron scare

Europe is currently battling to rein in the spread of the highly mutated Omicron variant of the coronavirus, believed to be much more infectious.

published on : 18th December 2021

Telangana health officials up vigil in ‘Omicron hotspots’

Apart from this, the Health Department has identified seven corporate hospitals and placed them under strict vigilance as they see high rates of medical tourism. 

published on : 18th December 2021

Centre asks states for mock drill of oxygen devices as Omicron threat looms large

The Union Health Ministry instructed the states to schedule and conduct mock drills of all installed and commissioned PSA plants to ensure that they are in fully operational status.

published on : 15th December 2021

Omicron scare: Hosps in Krishna on high alert

New GGH has 90 beds with ventilators, 210 O2 beds, efforts on to add 300 more

published on : 6th December 2021

Omicron scare: Incommunicado international returnees worry Odisha

The health authorities warned of stern action against the international travellers if they do not cooperate and if their phones are switched off.

published on : 4th December 2021

Students worry about possibility of online mode, loss of study another year

The lack of competencies has reached an extent that students who graduated in the COVID years are struggling to get placed due to the learning gap that cannot be filled, said a lecturer.

published on : 1st December 2021