coronavirus

More Beijing classes go online in tightening of virus rules

Shanghai city authorities said Wednesday they will analyze the results of new rounds of testing to determine which neighborhoods can safely expand freedom of movement for residents.

published on : 28th April 2022

Singapore: Two Indian origin men get jail for lying on vaccination status

The trio later went to Sentosa, an island resort, for drinks and decided to go to Bikini Bar, as their first choice, Coastes bar, was crowded.

published on : 28th April 2022

Vaccinating kids the priority now, PM tells chief ministers

In a Covid-19 review meeting with chief ministers on Wednesday, the main concern was the rising cases among schoolchildren, especially in the Delhi-NCR regions. 

published on : 28th April 2022

Gap between second dose of COVID jab, precaution dose to be reduced to six months soon

A recommendation on lessening the gap is expected to be made by the NTAGI which is set to hold a meeting on April 29.

published on : 27th April 2022

COVID-19 under control in Karnataka: CM Basavaraj Bommai tells PM Narendra Modi

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said enforcement of COVID appropriate behaviour will continue and fire audits at hospitals will be done.

published on : 27th April 2022

Goa government appeals people to wear masks in public but no compulsion: CM Pramod Sawant

Pramod Sawant said the Goa government will appeal to people to wear masks in public places considering the possibility of another wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 27th April 2022

Wearing of masks at crowded places in Maharashtra could be made mandatory again: Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray is expected to hold a meeting with the district collectors in the state to discuss the issue with them.

published on : 27th April 2022

NDMA fixes time limit to file claims for compensation for COVID-19 deaths

Sixty days will be the outer time limit to file claims for compensation if the death occurred due to the viral disease prior to March 20, 2022.

published on : 27th April 2022

COVID vaccination of all eligible children at earliest priority for government: PM Narendra Modi

Citing rise in COVID-19 cases in some states in the last two weeks, PM Narendra Modi said there was a need to remain alert.

published on : 27th April 2022

Shanghai seeks 'societal zero COVID' with rounds of testing

Areas that have been declared to have achieved "societal zero COVID" could see some measure of limited freedom.

published on : 27th April 2022

DCGI gives nod to 3 Covid vaccines for use in children

This vaccine will now be given on Day 0 and Day 28. Earlier, ZyCoV-D was approved in a three-dose regimen on Day 0, Day 28 and Day 56.

published on : 27th April 2022

Coronavirus on prowl again, prepare for reinfection

Majority will be those infected earlier; no definite data on virulence, but spread could be high  

published on : 27th April 2022

COVID-19: K'taka CM indicates measures like surveillance at airports and border districts if cases increase

With concerns of the virus once again looming large, the Karnataka government had on Monday issued guidelines making wearing of face-masks and maintaining social distancing compulsory.

published on : 26th April 2022

Beijing enforces mass COVID testing, closes neighbourhoods

China’s capital Beijing is enforcing mass testing and closing down access to neighborhoods as it seeks to contain a new COVID-19 outbreak.

published on : 26th April 2022

Covid-19: Three vaccines for children get emergency use approval from drug controller

The new approvals were tweeted by Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, who said that India's fight against Covid has become more robust.

published on : 26th April 2022
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