covid-19

Covid certificate scam busted, four held

Charminar ACP G. Biksham Reddy said copies of Aadhaar cards, vaccination certificates, mobile phones and other material were seized from the accused.

published on : 29th January 2022

India skipper Dhull and four others recover from COVID ahead of U-19 WC QF, Sindhu tests positive 

Nishant Sindhu, who captained the team in the absence of Dhull, tested positive following the final league game against Uganda and won't be available for the knock-out match.

published on : 28th January 2022

How Tiruchy railway station stepped up its fight to keep Covid-19 at bay

Officials are posted at all entry points of the station and inspection teams are conducting the ticket checking and safety norm violations

published on : 28th January 2022

India reports over 2.5 lakh Covid cases, 627 fatalities; positivity rate continues to decline

The active cases decreased by 96,861 to reach 21,05,611 -- 5.18 per cent of the total infections -- while the country's recovery rate stands at 93.60 per cent, the Health Ministry said.

published on : 28th January 2022

Delhi records 4,291 Covid cases, 34 deaths; positivity rate below 10 per cent

The city had logged a positivity rate of 30.6 per cent on January 14, the highest during the ongoing wave of the pandemic.

published on : 28th January 2022

Maharashtra reports 25,425 COVID-19 cases, over 10,000 fewer than day before; 72 new Omicron infections reported

The state's COVID-19 case tally rose to 76,30,606 and death toll reached 1,42,358. The case fatality rate stands at 1.86 per cent.

published on : 28th January 2022

New Omicron sub-variant BA.2 increasing in India, more infectious than the previous one

According to National Centre for Disease Control Director Dr S K Singh, the two Omicron sub-variants BA.1 and BA.2 were found in sequenced samples but not BA.3.

published on : 28th January 2022

Lata Mangeshkar given a 'trial of extubation', showing signs of improvement: Family

Her family expressed their gratitude to the well-wisher of Mangeshkar for their " prayers and good wishes".

published on : 27th January 2022

2,86,384 new COVID cases in India, 573 deaths; active infections decline to 22,02,472

The active cases have decreased to 22,02,472 and comprise 5.46 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has decreased to 93.33 per cent, the Health Ministry said.

published on : 27th January 2022

Pandemic disruption causes 'learning loss' in Chhattisgarh school kids: Report

Children's foundational reading and arithmetic levels have dropped substantially between 2018 and 2021, especially in primary classes, it added.

published on : 27th January 2022

Government to review COVID situation, decide about reopening tourist places: Aaditya Thackeray

The minister, who also holds the environment portfolio, also said that the state is aiming to meet 25 per cent of its electricity needs through renewable sources.

published on : 27th January 2022

Delhi's active Covid caseload drops by 50 per cent in 12 days; 7,498 new infections reported

During the ferocious second wave last year, active cases had risen to a high of 99,752 on April 28 and the number reduced to 45,047 by May 19.

published on : 27th January 2022

Haryana extends Covid-related restrictions till February 10, gives relaxations to malls and markets

However, shops selling essential items like milk and medicine will be allowed to open at all times to enable them to serve the public at large.

published on : 27th January 2022

Omicron neutralises Delta, gives immunity against other variants too, says ICMR study

It suggests that the immune response induced by the Omicron could effectively neutralise the Delta variant, making the re-infection with Delta variant less likely.

published on : 27th January 2022

Laureus World Sports Awards 2022 to be held virtually in April

The 2022 awards will build on the success of Laureus' 2021 'virtual' Awards, the organiser said in a statement on Wednesday.

published on : 26th January 2022
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