PAndemic

Over 102.10 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India so far

The country's active cases account for 0.51 per cent of the total cases reported so far, which is the lowest since March 2020.

published on : 24th October 2021

India reports 15,906 new Covid cases in 24 hours; active tally declines to 1,72,594

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 30 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 119 consecutive days now.

published on : 24th October 2021

Government school in Himachal Pradesh closed as 15 students test COVID-19 positive

A government school in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district was closed after its 15 students tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

published on : 23rd October 2021

COVID-19: Centre asks states to ensure upcoming festivals celebrated with 'utmost precautions'

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said standard operating procedures issued last month for curbing any spike in cases must be followed.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Entire world looking up to India in view of its COVID vaccination drive success: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded vaccine manufacturers for playing a 'big role' in the success story of the country.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Covid: Delhi records zero death, 40 new cases; positivity rate 0.07 per cent

Only five fatalities due to coronavirus infection were reported last month -- one each on September 7, September 16 and September 17, and two on September 28, according to official figures.

published on : 23rd October 2021

PM Modi meets Indian Covid vaccine manufacturers; CEOs say his leadership key force in vaccination drive

'All over the world now, countries are going to invest in vaccine production and India needs to stay ahead. We discussed how to do that together with industry and government,' he said.

published on : 23rd October 2021

After losing wife to black fungus, mourning ex-serviceman, 4 children end life

Neighbours grew suspicious when none from the family was seen out this morning and alerted the police who, in turn, informed relatives.

published on : 23rd October 2021

75 children among 441 new COVID cases in Odisha

The single-day caseload in Odisha remained below 500 for the second consecutive day as the state had reported 467 new cases on Friday.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Childhood getting lost in cages of beliefs, need to break these bars: Sisodia

'The next issue will discuss the challenges faced by students and teachers, and an attempt to reduce the disruption of education in the unsettling era,' Lokur added.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Life expectancy in India dropped by two years due to COVID-19: Study 

"The life expectancy at birth in 2019 was 69. 5 years for men and 72 years for women, which came down to 67.5 years and 69.8 years, respectively, in 2020," the report said.

published on : 23rd October 2021

FDA says Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine looks effective for young kids

If the FDA authorises the shots, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention will make additional recommendations on who should receive them the first week of November.

published on : 23rd October 2021

100-crore vaccine doses milestone could have been achieved 6 months ago: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia on Friday took a swipe at the Centre over the celebrations on the administration of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Poland recognises Covishield, exemption from quarantine for those inoculated with it

India has in the past asked several European countries to accept Covishield and other vaccines being used in India for Indian nationals travelling to Europe.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Kerala reports 9,361 new COVID-19 cases

'Currently there are 80,892 active COVID-19 cases of which only 9.8 per cent are hospitalised,' State Health Minister Veena George said in a release.

published on : 22nd October 2021
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