coronavirus

Delhi reports 1,094 fresh cases of COVID-19, positivity rate rises to 4.82 per cent

With the national capital witnessing a spurt in COVID-19 cases in the past few days, the number of active cases of the disease in the city has now increased to 3,705 from 601 on April 11.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Beijing on alert after COVID-19 cases discovered in school

Mainland China reported 24,326 new community-transmitted infections on Saturday, with the vast majority of them asymptomatic cases in Shanghai, where enforcement of a strict "zero-COVID" strategy.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Tiruchy: Three members of family from Canada test positive for COVID, undergo home isolation

Officials said they reached Tamil Nadu from Canada and stayed at the city hotel for five days and are currently undergoing home isolation at Ramalinga Nagar.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Millions of COVID vaccines unsold; stopped production since December 2021: Adar Poonawalla

He also called for speeding up the decision to vaccinate young kids and said if they can be given other immunisation vaccines why not for the COVID-19.

published on : 22nd April 2022

'COVID cases rising in Delhi': Maharashtra Dy CM Ajit Pawar bats for voluntary use of masks

During the day, Delhi logged 1,042 COVID-19 cases at a positivity rate of 4.64 per cent, while two people died of the infection, taking the tally there to 18,72,699 and toll to 26,164.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Delhi records 1042 fresh cases of COVID-19, two deaths reported

With the national capital seeing a spurt in COVID-19 cases in the past few days, the number of active cases has increased to 3,253 from 601 on April 11.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Mumbai reports 68 fresh cases of COVID-19, no deaths recorded

An official said that 44 persons were discharged during the day, which had taken the recovery count to 10,39,105, leaving the city with an active caseload of 474.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Delhi, Bihar government to reimburse Centre for using COVID jabs as free precaution dose

The Delhi government had written to the Union Health Ministry, saying that the uptake of precaution doses at private COVID vaccination centres was not very promising.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Delhi government makes mask mandatory with immediate effect, imposes Rs 500 fine

The Delhi government made masks mandatory at public places with immediate effect, and imposed a fine of Rs 500 for any violation.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Poonawalla warns against return to business-as-usual approach 

Calling for increased adoption of booster doses, Poonawalla said it is also needed because people need to travel internally and outside,  many countries have made booster doses mandatory for travel.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Students, staff shouldn't be allowed to enter school premises without thermal scanning: Delhi government

Students and staff should not be allowed to enter school premises without thermal scanning, the Delhi government said in a set of COVID-19 guidelines issued for schools.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Tamil Nadu makes face-mask mandatory, violators to cough up Rs 500

Radhakrishnan said the COVID-19 protocols should be strictly followed in the campus and the institute authorities have been given directions in this connection.

published on : 22nd April 2022

No one safe until all vaccinated for COVID, track hospitalisations: Johns Hopkins scientist

In India, Amita Gupta said, there are some hard to reach areas and there is urgent need to increase booster vaccination for those who are eligible.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Shanghai extends COVID-19 lockdown till April 26 as death toll rises to 36

The standstill order curbs the movements of medical staff, health officials, delivery couriers and community volunteers in those areas, the report said.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Active COVID-19 cases in country rise to 14,241

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.

published on : 22nd April 2022
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