covid

Too early to say 2nd wave has peaked; vaccine availability “national bottleneck”: Crisil

“India's COVID-19 affliction curve has turned for the first time since the second wave began, with daily cases in the week ended May 16 falling 15 per cent sequentially,” it said.

published on : 17th May 2021

COVID-19: 'Faulty ventilators not a topic for politics', says ex-Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis said that Maharashtra has got nearly 5,000 ventilators through PM CARES fund and many of them were kept packed for nearly four months.

published on : 17th May 2021

WHO donates 100 oxygen concentrators to Rajasthan government

Health Minister Raghu Sharma said that every possible effort is being made by the state government to overcome the lack of oxygen in the state.

published on : 17th May 2021

Milind Soman explains why he is unable to donate plasma despite recovering from COVID

In a recent Instagram post, the 55-year-year old, known for his fitness, shared a few tips with netizens to improve their strength and flexibility.

published on : 17th May 2021

Minuscule risk of blood clots with Covishield, no clots yet with Covaxin: Expert Committee

The risk factor discovered by the committee in India is lower than the four cases per million found among those given Astrazeneca jabs in the UK.

published on : 17th May 2021

COVID-19: TN health minister advises against steam inhalation, says it's not part of guidelines

The minister’s caution comes a day after steam inhalation photos and videos went viral on social media

published on : 17th May 2021

North Western Railway cancels 10 more train services due to COVID lockdown

10 train services including Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla special train and the Jodhpur-Indore special train were cancelled due to a low passenger load.

published on : 17th May 2021

Apollo Hospitals, Dr Reddy's announce COVID-19 vaccination programme with Sputnik V

The vaccinations would follow the SOPs as recommended by the government including registration on CoWIN.

published on : 17th May 2021

Congress MP Rajeev Satav's last rites performed at native place in Maharashtra

Several key Congress leaders, including AICC in-charge of Maharashtra HK Patil, party's Maharashtra unit chief Nana Patole andvarious state ministers were present at the funeral.

published on : 17th May 2021

Sanofi-GSK reports success in virus vaccine, after setback

After two doses of the vaccine candidate, participants showed neutralizing antibodies in line with those found in people who had recovered from the disease, according to results of the Phase 2 trial.

published on : 17th May 2021

Boris Johnson urges 'heavy dose of caution' as lockdown eases in UK

Experts believe the variant, which is very highly transmissible, does spread more easily but early data suggests that vaccines still work against it.

published on : 17th May 2021

16 COVID-19 variants found active in Uttarakhand, says state health department

As per the Uttarakhand Health Department, the most common coronavirus variant in the samples has been found to be SARS-CoV-2.

published on : 17th May 2021

COVID lockdown, if extended in Karnataka, should be 'pro bono': Former CM HD Kumaraswamy

Though the state is currently under complete lockdown till May 24, there have been voices, including by several senior Ministers in favour of extending it, aimed at controlling the spread of the virus

published on : 17th May 2021

ONGC to procure one lakh oxygen concentrators

Within a short period, ONGC placed orders for 34,673 oxygen concentrators on overseas vendors for immediate supply.

published on : 17th May 2021

COVID-19 second wave: Partial curfew in Andhra Pradesh extended till end of May

Shops would be allowed to open only between 6 am and noon with prohibitory orders under Sec 144 CrPC in force to prevent the congregation of people

published on : 17th May 2021
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