coronavirus pandemic

Delhi records 135 new Covid-19 cases; 7 more deaths, lowest since April 1

This is also the first time the daily fatality count has slipped into single-digit since April 1 when the city had recorded nine deaths and 2,790 cases, the data stated.

published on : 19th June 2021

Varun Dhawan gets first jab of COVID vaccine

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan on Saturday posted photos getting vaccinated with the first shot for COVID-19.

published on : 19th June 2021

2,95,000 Covid vaccines available for 18-44 age group in Delhi: AAP MLA Atishi

Talking about the vaccine stock available for people above 45 years, Atishi said there are almost 8,50,000 Covid doses in the present stock, of which 7,65,000 are Covishield and 80,000 Covaxin.

published on : 19th June 2021

Sri Lanka's zoo seeks India's help after lion 'Thor' tests Covid-19 positive

The head of the National Zoological Gardens here said that they are in touch with India's Central Zoo Authority to treat an 11-year-old lion named 'Thor' who has tested positive.

published on : 18th June 2021

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh 'stable, out of COVID ICU: Family statement

The sources said that a medical team comprising senior doctors of the institute were closely monitoring Milkha Singh's daily health progress.

published on : 16th June 2021

Brazil counts 52 coronavirus cases connected to Copa America

Brazil’s health ministry raised the number of COVID-19 cases related to Copa America to 52, including 33 players or staffers.

published on : 16th June 2021

Thousands of Indian students have secured visa appointments for July, August: US Embassy

Don Heflin, the Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs at the US embassy, had also said earlier that the US-bound students will not require any proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the country.

published on : 16th June 2021

Delhi records 228 new Covid cases, 12 fatalities; positivity rate of 0.32 per cent

The fresh infections and positivity rate have seen a slight increase from the previous day's figures.

published on : 15th June 2021

Those in 1-20 age group accounted for less than 12 per cent of Covid cases during both waves: Centre

As for people aged above 61 years, the proportion was 13.89 per cent in the first wave and 12.58 in the second wave.

published on : 15th June 2021

Iran approves first homegrown COVID-19 vaccine

The emergency authorisation was approved after the country faced with problems from importing enough vaccines.

published on : 14th June 2021

'Timely, transparent and evidence-based': G7 leaders call for probe into origins of Covid-19

The origin of coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has remained a mystery even after over 1.5 years the first case of infection was reported in the Wuhan city of China.

published on : 13th June 2021

Chances of third Covid wave quite real, Delhi government preparing on war-footing: CM Kejriwal

'The new oxygen plants at nine hospitals across Delhi being added today to strengthen our preparations to fight Covid,' Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.

published on : 12th June 2021

Despite decline in Covid cases, Mumbai to remain under lockdown due to heavy rainfall

The decision was taken keeping in mind the city's geographical structures, the density of population, heavy rainfall prediction and the number of people coming through local trains.

published on : 12th June 2021

Odisha to set up separate paediatric wing at COVID hospitals

Of around 10,736 general beds and 4,072 ICU/HDU beds in the existing Covid hospitals, 1,610 general and 610 ICU/HDU beds will be kept ready for children.

published on : 12th June 2021

CM Naveen Patnaik announces COVID package for Western Odisha

Naveen Patnaik announced another package of Rs 25 crore for management of COVID situation in western Odisha districts.

published on : 12th June 2021
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