covid 19 pandemic

Merck asks EU regulator to authorize pill that treats COVID

Merck says it has asked the European Medicines Agency to authorize its COVID-19 antiviral treatment, the first pill that has been shown to treat the disease.

published on : 25th October 2021

Russia marks another record number of daily COVID-19 cases

The Russian government's coronavirus task force tallied 37,930 new confirmed cases in 24 hours, the highest number since the start of the pandemic.

published on : 25th October 2021

China to start vaccinating children to age 3 as COVID cases spread

The expansion of the vaccination campaign comes as parts of China take new clampdown measures to try to stamp out small outbreaks.

published on : 25th October 2021

10 districts in Andhra Pradesh log less than 50 Covid cases

According to the media bulletin issued by the State Command Control Room, Chittoor, once again, reported the highest of 73 infections followed by 68 in Krishna and 50 in Guntur.

published on : 25th October 2021

Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut labels 100 crore vaccination doses claim 'false', says 'will give proof'

Reacting to Sanjay Raut's comment, Maharashtra BJP spokesmanon Keshav Upadhye said 'when the figures are clearly seen, Raut's remark is nothing but laughable.'

published on : 24th October 2021

India reports 15,906 new Covid cases in 24 hours; active tally declines to 1,72,594

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 30 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 119 consecutive days now.

published on : 24th October 2021

Government school in Himachal Pradesh closed as 15 students test COVID-19 positive

A government school in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district was closed after its 15 students tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

published on : 23rd October 2021

COVID-19: Centre asks states to ensure upcoming festivals celebrated with 'utmost precautions'

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said standard operating procedures issued last month for curbing any spike in cases must be followed.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Entire world looking up to India in view of its COVID vaccination drive success: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded vaccine manufacturers for playing a 'big role' in the success story of the country.

published on : 23rd October 2021

FDA says Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine looks effective for young kids

If the FDA authorises the shots, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention will make additional recommendations on who should receive them the first week of November.

published on : 23rd October 2021

100-crore vaccine doses milestone could have been achieved 6 months ago: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia on Friday took a swipe at the Centre over the celebrations on the administration of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Poland recognises Covishield, exemption from quarantine for those inoculated with it

India has in the past asked several European countries to accept Covishield and other vaccines being used in India for Indian nationals travelling to Europe.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Team India responds to adversity with achievement

I am optimistic that the success achieved in the world’s largest vaccination drive will further spur our youth and all levels of government to set new benchmarks of public service delivery.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Rs 25 crore be disbursed for educational expenses of kids who lost parents to COVID in Maharashtra: SC

Supreme Court noted that the total number of children who have lost either or both parents to COVID-19 in Maharashtra is 21,042.

published on : 20th October 2021

India reports 13 per cent decrease in number of Covid deaths during October 11-17: WHO

While India reported the highest numbers of new cases at 114,244, they were still an 18 per cent decrease over the previous week, said the World Health Organisation.

published on : 20th October 2021
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