Omicron variant

South Africa likely in new COVID wave, says health minister

The country’s new infections are now several thousand per day, up from a few hundred a few weeks ago.

published on : 29th April 2022

Woman healthcare worker in Spain catches Covid-19 twice within 20 days

Researchers in Spain gave details of the healthcare worker, who tested positive a few days before Christmas in December 2021 and again in January 2022.

published on : 21st April 2022

Immune evasion potential of Omicron post natural COVID infection, vaccination: ICMR study

Post recovery, the patient experienced symptoms of long COVID including generalised weakness for 2-3 weeks and insomnia for 2-3 months.

published on : 19th April 2022

Omicron variant silent killer, recovery takes long : CJI NV Ramana

The remark came after the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president and senior advocate Vikas Singh urged the apex court to revert to a full physical hearing.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Delhi Covid positivity rate less than 1%, lowest since December 28

While the numbers of cases at the peak of the current wave were similar as recorded in the previous wave, the number of hospitalisations and deaths was very low.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Covid will wane by mid-march in most states: ICMR expert

About Kerala, which continues to report a high number of Covid cases and deaths, Dr. Samiran Panda said that they are tracking the infection very well.

published on : 21st February 2022

Drug Molnupiravir effective against Omicron, could reduce deaths: Study 

A new study revealed that a five-day course of antiviral drug, Molnupiravir, could be effective against highly contagious Omicron and other variants of concern (VOCs).

published on : 16th February 2022

4 Covid deaths in Delhi, lowest since January 8

The national capital on Monday recorded four Covid-19 deaths. This is the first time the death rate dipped since January 8 when a total of seven deaths were reported. 

published on : 15th February 2022

Vaccinated patients less likely to need critical care due to Omicron infection: Study

The researchers noted that vaccination, including a booster dose for those who are fully vaccinated, remains critical for mitigating the risk of severe illness associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection.

published on : 11th February 2022

Covid death graph on the rise, toll 21 in last 24 hours in Odisha

Even as the Covid cases are steadily declining across the country as well as in the State, there has been significant rise in the deaths due to the disease in the past fortnight.

published on : 9th February 2022

Omicron is dominant COVID variant in country: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviy said that the current surge of COVID-19 cases in the country is showing a sustained declining trend since January 21.

published on : 8th February 2022

Hong Kong limits private gatherings to fight COVID-19

The tightened measures come as the city grapples with a new wave of the coronavirus driven by the omicron variant.

published on : 8th February 2022

China locks down southern city of Baise as omicron variant surges

Even traffic lights switched to red to remind drivers to stay home.

published on : 8th February 2022

State’s active Covid-19 caseload goes below 70,000

The State has, so far, reported over 23.03 lakh infections from 3.26 crore samples.

published on : 7th February 2022

Districts alerted to remain prepared for next wave

The health authorities have warned not to be complacent in view of the declining infection rate and have been asked to maintain the 70,000 testing target throughout the month.

published on : 6th February 2022
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