Third wave

ICMR asks states to make proof of completed COVID vaccination must for travel

These requirements, says their paper, could be applied at the point of arrival in holiday accommodation, where current rules require the collection of traveller detail.

published on : 22nd September 2021

If no new COVID variant, third wave will not be as devastating as second: Top vaccinologist

She stressed the need to develop better vaccines that can deal with new variants, and strengthening of the regulatory mechanisms.

published on : 17th September 2021

Covid third wave unlikely if vaccination drive continues with same intensity, say health experts

Dr Vidya Sagar also said vaccinations "can certainly prevent third wave, subject to correction and subject to how Kerala will handle their current wave".

published on : 16th September 2021

Be prepared to combat Covid third wave: Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan

Taking stock of the Covid situation in the State at a meeting, the Chief Minister wanted officials to lay emphasis on the use of medicines, which yield better results with fewer side effects.

published on : 9th September 2021

Don’t lower guard during upcoming festivals, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik warns people

Reviewing the Covid situation in the state, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik said responsible behaviour from people during the coming festival season can only prevent a third wave of the pandemic in Odisha.

published on : 8th September 2021

Odisha school closed after 20 students, staff test Covid positive

The Sub-Collector said there are no reports of Covid cases in any other school in Kamakhyanagar sub-division.

published on : 7th September 2021

Not enough homework before reopening schools

The authorities would cite orders to follow Covid protocol in schools but the question here is about the educational protocol to be followed. None of the states that reopened schools have one.

published on : 6th September 2021

Maharashtra Deputy CM urges people to follow COVID-19 norms; not make government shut everything during third wave

Pawar said the Centre has already cautioned all the states, citing that Kerala and Maharashtra have been reporting the highest number of cases.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Kids least prone to get affected, safe to send them to school: Telangana health chief

Director of Public Health Dr G Srinivasa Rao also said that unless a highly infective variant comes, a Covid third wave will not occur.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Open schools in a phased manner using tech: Experts

This issue was ighlighted at a recent webinar titled ‘How to Reopen Schools Safely’, organised by Shycocan Corporation.

published on : 2nd September 2021

COVID-19 third wave could peak between October-November: IIT-Kanpur scientist

IIT-Kanpur scientist Manindra Agrawal said that if no new virulent emerges, then the situation is unlikely to change.

published on : 30th August 2021

BJP workers stage protests across Maharashtra for reopening of temples

The protests, organised by Aadhyatmik Aghadi (spiritual wing) of BJP, were held in Pune, Mumbai, Nashik, Nagpur, Pandharpur, Aurangabad and other places where agitators rang bells and blew conches.

published on : 30th August 2021

Amid Covid third wave fear, ventilators lying idle in Odisha

Around 12 districts of the State have 10 or less life saving machines in their Covid hospitals

published on : 30th August 2021

Third wave: Delhi govt making 'thorough' preparations, says Satyendar Jain; 12,000 ICUs beds being laid out

He said the government is doing its best and learning from experiences to prevent the third wave but following Covid-appropriate behaviour is very important, and thus people must not become negligent.

published on : 28th August 2021

Delhi schools reopening: Parents divided amid concerns around imminent third Covid wave

An expert committee set up by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has recommended a phase-wise reopening of schools in the national capital beginning September.

published on : 26th August 2021
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