coronavirus

India sees single-day rise of 2,323 Covid-19 cases

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.47 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.51 per cent, the ministry said. 

published on : 21st May 2022

'Check out popular fiction in India': Tharoor's swipe at government over tackling Covid

Tharoor also took a swipe at the government by comparing the prices of food items during the current NDA rule and the UPA era.

published on : 20th May 2022

New Zealand vs England: Three COVID-19 cases confirmed in Kiwis' camp ahead of warmup game

Nicholls, pacer Blair Tickner and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen have begun five days of hotel room isolation after producing positive Rapid Antigen Tests on Friday morning.

published on : 20th May 2022

COVID deaths dropped by 21 per cent last week but cases rising: WHO

The UN health agency said that the number of new COVID-19 cases appears to have stabilized after weeks of decline since late March, with about 3.5 million new cases last week, or a 1 per cent rise.

published on : 19th May 2022

Partygate scandal: Scotland Yard completes investigation, total tally of fines at 126

The Metropolitan Police said the total number of referrals for fixed penalty notices, or fines, in the so-called partygate scandal stand at 126 and about events between May 2020 and April 2021.

published on : 19th May 2022

Active COVID-19 cases dip to 15,419 

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,89,841, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22 per cent.

published on : 19th May 2022

Linen shortage on trains: Some material damaged during Covid years, some used for masks

Railways has placed orders for over 15 lakh bedroll items including bedsheets, towels, blankets and pillow covers to make up for the losses and restore the linen services fully.

published on : 18th May 2022

Delhi reports 532 fresh cases of COVID-19, positivity rate at 2.13 per cent

On Tuesday, the national capital had recorded 393 COVID-19 cases and two deaths, while the positivity rate stood at 3.35 per cent.

published on : 18th May 2022

Maharashtra secretariat 'Mantralaya' reopens for public after two years post COVID outbreak

In March 2020, after the outbreak of the pandemic, there was a lockdown and in the wake to COVID-19 cases in the secretariat, the premises was closed for the public.

published on : 18th May 2022

India records 1,829 new Covid cases, 33 deaths

The national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.75 per cent. A decrease of 753 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 case count in a span of 24 hours, the health ministry said.

published on : 18th May 2022

Doctor-turned-civil servant pens Covid experiences

Dr Raza recalled, “I was one of the field officers at the time of Covid and I myself was undergoing major challenges – especially during the second wave."

published on : 18th May 2022

Beijing locks down more people in China's 'zero-Covid' fight

China recorded 1,100 new cases on Monday, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Of those, about 800 were in Shanghai and 52 were in Beijing.

published on : 17th May 2022

Active COVID-19 cases dip to 16,400

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,84,710, while the case fatality rate was 1.22 per cent.

published on : 17th May 2022

Shadow of long Covid: Road to recovery taking years for many

For some people, life has not been the same post-Covid, said Dr M S Kanwar, senior consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi.

published on : 17th May 2022

China's economy takes Omicron hit as big cities reel under lockdowns 

The city reported 69 confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 869 local asymptomatic cases on Sunday.

published on : 16th May 2022
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