coronavirus outbreak

Mumbai civic chief orders increase in testing; mass-testing in housing societies where COVID cases are found

The number of daily COVID-19 tests should be increased to over 30,000 from the current 8,000 tests, as the rate of infection has reached 8 per cent which is a warning sign.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Centre writes to five states over rise in COVID cases, weekly positivity rates

There is a rise in the weekly positivity from 0.52 per cent in a week ending May 27, 2022 to 0.73 per cent in a week ending June 3.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Follow COVID-appropriate behaviour if you don't want to face restrictions again: Maharashtra CM to people

Mumbai, which witnessed 704 cases during the day, Thane, Pune and some other urban areas are driving the surge and account for 97 per cent of the tally.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Mumbai logs 500 plus COVID-19 cases for first time after February 6; active tally crosses 2,500

The daily number of infections in the metropolis crossed the 500 mark on February 6 this year when 536 cases were detected.

published on : 31st May 2022

'Har Ghar Dastak 2.0' to focus on COVID vaccination of 12-18 years age group via school-based campaign

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 193.45 crore so far.

published on : 31st May 2022

India logs 1,675 COVID cases in a day, 31 deaths

The death toll has climbed to 5,24,490 with 31 fatalities reported from Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

published on : 24th May 2022

COVID seems thing of the past at full-capacity French Open

In the stands, they wore their white hats and cried 'Allez!' and punctuated points with rhythmic clapping.

published on : 23rd May 2022

CCHFW passes resolution that we don't agree to WHO's estimate of India's COVID deaths: Mansukh Mandaviya

The resolution was passed on the second day of the three-day CCHFW or ‘Swasthya Chintab Shivir', which concluded here on Saturday.

published on : 7th May 2022

CCHFW passes resolution terming WHO's modelling for India's COVID death estimate flawed

According to the resolution, India has a robust, legally mandated, comprehensive system of death registration.

published on : 6th May 2022

Validity of models, methodology of data collection questionable: India on WHO COVID deaths report

According to the report, there were 4.7 million COVID deaths in India -- 10 times the official figures and almost a third of Covid deaths globally.

published on : 5th May 2022

Dehradun school declared micro-containment zone as 16 students test positive for COVID

Dehradun's Welham Girls' School was declared a micro-containment zone on Wednesday as 16 students tested positive for COVID-19.

published on : 4th May 2022

Coronavirus particles found in air can infect humans, experiments show

The study found viable coronavirus in air that could infect living cells, and these viruses could spread over a long range of distance.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury urges PM Narendra Modi to allow hybrid classes as children remain unvaccinated against COVID

Many cases of the COVID-19 infection have surfaced in the below 18 years of age category, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury claimed.

published on : 2nd May 2022

SII's COVID vaccine Covovax now available for 12-17 age group at private centres

Children aged 12 to 17 years can now get the Serum Institute's coronavirus vaccine Covovax at private centres with a provision for it being made on the CoWIN portal.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Modification of COVID vaccination policy: Supreme Court asks petitioner to approach Ministry of Health

The petitioner stated that he was vaccinated with the Sputnik-V vaccine, but, since it has not been approved by the World Health Organisation, he is unable to travel abroad.

published on : 2nd May 2022
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