covid 19

Active COVID-19 cases dip to 16,400

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,84,710, while the case fatality rate was 1.22 per cent.

published on : 17th May 2022

Shadow of long Covid: Road to recovery taking years for many

For some people, life has not been the same post-Covid, said Dr M S Kanwar, senior consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi.

published on : 17th May 2022

Biological E cuts price of its Covid-19 vaccine Corbevax to Rs 250 per dose

For end-user, the price would be Rs 400 a dose, including taxes and administration charges, added the pharmaceutical company.

published on : 16th May 2022

With mRNA vaccine, India will have flexibility against COVID-19: Scientist

Dr Rao further explained that in the context of Covid-19 where there is a constant shift of variant of concerns mRNA vaccine is quickly redesigned. He also said that these vaccines are cost-effective.

published on : 16th May 2022

Active COVID-19 cases dip to 17,317: Union Health Ministry data

It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

published on : 16th May 2022

North Korea reports 15 more suspected COVID-19 deaths 

State media reports said Kim and other senior North Korean officials are donating their private reserve medicines to support the country's anti-pandemic fight.

published on : 15th May 2022

Active COVID-19 cases in country dip to 17,692

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,79,693, while the case fatality rate was 1.22 per cent.

published on : 15th May 2022

South Africa experiences surge of covid cases from omicron varients BA.4 and BA.5

"The majority of new cases are from these two strains. They are still omicron, but just genomically somewhat different," said Nunes.

published on : 14th May 2022

India adds 2,858 COVID-19 cases, active infections come down to 18,096

The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the Union Home Ministry said.

published on : 14th May 2022

Covid-19 cases dip in Tiruchy and so has interest to take vaccine

Mobile team workers said the Corporation might have to consider launching a major awareness campaign to convince residents about the need for taking the vaccine.  

published on : 14th May 2022

Those travelling abroad can take precaution dose 3 months after second jab

The vaccine administered as a precaution dose is a homologous vaccine that is the same which has been administered as first and second doses.

published on : 13th May 2022

North Korea reports six deaths after admitting COVID-19 outbreak

The North’s Korean Central News Agency said of the 350,000 people who developed fevers since late April, 162,200 have recovered.

published on : 13th May 2022

Trade body welcomes relaxing of Covid booster dose

Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) had written to State Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar requesting the same.

published on : 13th May 2022

Multi-purpose pandemic centre soon in Electronics City

IT/BT minister says it will be named after late actor Puneeth Rajkumar

published on : 13th May 2022

Copper price may drop to Rs 720 per kg in FY23: Crisil

This was despite China ramping up production of refined copper after the Winter Olympics ended on February 20. Then Covid-19 cases reappeared in China, stoking both demand and supply fears.

published on : 12th May 2022
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