coronavirus

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation readies four hospitals as COVID cases soar

The hospitals including Sparsh, KIDS, Sanjivani and Blue Wheel have a combined bed strength of around 600.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Ernakulam district collector Jafar Malik urges public to stick to COVID curbs

Malik in a review meeting said that the restrictions imposed in district should be ensured by the authorities concerned.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Odisha reduces COVID isolation to seven days

The Odisha government reduced the isolation norms to seven days if a Covid patient has no fever for three consecutive days.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Artist community in Thiruvananthapuram bears brunt of COVID-19 curbs

​Cultural czar and creative artist 'Soorya' Krishnamoorthy, who pioneered the epoch-making Surya Festival -- the biggest cultural extravaganza in the state -- has called off the latest edition.

published on : 23rd January 2022

COVID surge continues in Thiruvananthapuram district

Health Minister Veena George has asked people to contact the COVID control room for clearing doubts on the treatment and quarantine of patients.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Palakkad native R Shalini delivers food with daughter in tow after losing job during COVID

With no one at home and her native place being Thiruvananthapuram, her nine-year-old daughter Shishira, tows with her on the backseat of her delivery vehicle.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Patients with comorbidities in Kerala end up in hospitals as COVID heads towards peak

Those with comorbidities, including cardiac, cancer, liver and kidney complications, are among the most vulnerable to develop severe illnesses.

published on : 23rd January 2022

CPM faction unhappy with Kerala government's 'impractical' approach to third wave of COVID

A section of CPM leadership felt that at a time when the state is reeling under a renewed COVID surge, the government should opt for a more practical approach.

published on : 23rd January 2022

COVID-19: Special casual leave withdrawn for Kerala government staff who are primary contacts

The government felt that with thousands of people getting infected daily, providing leave for contacts would mean paralysing the administration.

published on : 23rd January 2022

CPM to open COVID help desks in Kerala, line up workers for emergency

The party has decided to launch help desks at the level of all local committees and public will get assistance from these help desks regarding treatment and vaccination.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Carrying COVID victim's body on bamboo stretcher disgraceful: Kerala Human Rights Commission

The commission was referring to the incident in which the body of Mallikamma, wife of Kurppu Swami of Thenmala colony in Kollam, was carried on a bamboo stretcher to the crematorium.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Real-time data, segragation of patients: Delhi lays down SOPs for COVID cases

In an order issued last week, the Health Department stated that it has prepared SOPs for Covid-care centres which also listed out guidelines to be followed for telecalling patients.

published on : 23rd January 2022

From today, staying at isolation facility not mandatory for foreign arrivals testing Covid positive

The government said foreign arrivals, who test positive, will still have to undergo home quarantine for seven days even after they test negative.

published on : 23rd January 2022

COVID: Digvijaya, others booked for protest near Shivraj Chouhan's residence

They were charged under Indian Penal Code section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by a public servant) for holding a dharna, said Shyamla Hills police station in charge Tarun Bhati.

published on : 22nd January 2022

COVID vaccination: AAP accuses Delhi private schools of inoculating students at snail's pace

Private schools have about 3.5 lakh students eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, but not even 2 lakh have been vaccinated till date, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said.

published on : 22nd January 2022
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