coronavirus

Beijing orders COVID-19 tests for its 21 million people; Shanghai reports 52 more deaths

Beijing has reported 32 new local COVID-19 cases and one asymptomatic case after testing 3.5 million in the high-profile Chaoyang district on Monday, taking the total number of cases to 135 so far.

published on : 26th April 2022

White House: Without funding US will lose COVID treatments

Already the congressional stalemate over virus funding has forced the federal government to curtail free treatment for the uninsured and to ration monoclonal antibody supplies.

published on : 26th April 2022

Single-day rise of 2,483 new COVID-19 infections, active cases dip to 15,636

A reduction of 886 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

published on : 26th April 2022

Covid 4th wave concerns: K'taka govt makes masks, social distancing mandatory 

The minister said number of positive cases have slightly increased in Bengaluru, where positivity rate is 1.9%, situation will be monitored and supervised with guidelines about treatment if required.

published on : 25th April 2022

Ask devotees to strictly follow Covid guidelines: Mathura admin to temples

The order comes after a mother-son duo tested positive for the virus after they returned from a function in Ghaziabad. 

published on : 25th April 2022

Sri Lanka exchange halts again after 13 per cent plunge

Equities have shed nearly 40 percent of their value since January, with the local currency falling by a similar amount against the greenback in the past month. 

published on : 25th April 2022

Malaria deaths rise in Odisha during COVID-19 pandemic

Even as all time low COVID cases can be a reason to heave a sigh of relief, increase in deaths due to malaria poses a worry.

published on : 25th April 2022

Beijing begins 3-day COVID-19 mass testing of 3.5 million people as Shanghai report 51 deaths in a day

On Sunday, the city's COVID-19 death toll crossed 100 in the current outbreak. The city reported 51 deaths on Sunday, the highest in a single day, taking the toll to 138.

published on : 25th April 2022

Covid-19 pandemic has taught Singapore valuable lessons, says PM Lee

Lee credited Singapore's resilient healthcare system, an effective public health response and a high degree of public trust with making "a big difference" in weathering the pandemic.

published on : 25th April 2022

Shanghai erects metal barriers in fight against COVID-19

China reported 21,796 new community-transmitted COVID-19 infections on Sunday, with the vast majority being asymptomatic cases in Shanghai.

published on : 24th April 2022

Breakthrough infection with Delta, reinfection with Omicron in individual vaccinated with Covishield

The findings of the study prove the immune evasion potential of the Omicron variant, even after infection and vaccination, said the researchers.

published on : 24th April 2022

Beijing goes on high alert to curb Covid clusters; Shanghai reports 39 deaths in a day

Pang Xinghuo, deputy director of the Beijing Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, said undetected local transmissions started in the city about a week ago, and involved schools, tour groups, and

published on : 24th April 2022

Active COVID-19 cases in country rise to 15,873

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,19,479, while the case fatality rate was 1.21 per cent.

published on : 24th April 2022

Boris Johnson returns to UK from India amidst more partygate fines 

The Metropolitan Police have been investigating the partygate scandal, which is a looming threat to Johnson's leadership that followed him all the way to Ahmedabad and Delhi this week.

published on : 24th April 2022

PM Narendra Modi to hold meeting with chief ministers on COVID situation on Wednesday

Official sources said that Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan will make a presentation on the matter.

published on : 23rd April 2022
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