covid surge

Russia's low COVID vaccination rate of 35 per cent leads to 'horrible' surge in case

The COVID-ward coordinator observes how the virus ravages their bodies and, time after time, he hears the dying say they regret not getting the jab.

published on : 21st October 2021

'Please watch your Oct, Nov, Dec,' govt warns people of Covid surge during festival, wedding season

Asserting repeatedly that the second wave of the pandemic is not over, the government said that though the situation is plateauing, the country is still reporting 20,000-odd new infections every day.

published on : 7th October 2021

Kentucky governor suffers legal defeat in combating COVID surge

The ruling ordered a lower court to dissolve an injunction that for months had blocked the Republican-backed laws from curbing Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear's executive authority.

published on : 22nd August 2021

India to provide 35 tonnes of oxygen to Sri Lanka to help combat Covid-19

The oxygen tankers will be loaded into Sri Lanka Naval Ship (SLNS) Shakthi, which will arrive in the evening. 

published on : 18th August 2021

Easing of lockdown, non-adherence to COVID norms behind surge in infections: Centre

MoS Health Bharati Pravin Pawar said that although health is a state subject, the Union government has provided the required technical support and also provided logistic and financial support.

published on : 30th July 2021

Lockdowns in Asia as some nations see first major coronavirus surges

In South Korea, critics are now blaming a current spike in cases on the government’s push to ease social-distancing because of economic concerns.

published on : 9th July 2021

Scale up health infra, speed up vaccination to prevent another Covid surge: WHO to nations

Even as countries scale up vaccination against COVID-19, they need to implement public health and social measures in a tailored and agile manner, said Poonam Khetrapal Singh.

published on : 20th June 2021

Dakshina Kannada district records surge in COVID containment zones

Mangaluru has 56 containment zones, followed by Bantwal, Belthangady, Sullia and Puttur.

published on : 15th May 2021

Chennai to get 300 more oxygen beds on May 10, 500 more to be ready before month end

"The Trade Center has 24/7 ambulance service too and with the oxygen beds coming up, the care centre will be capable of handling moderately ill patients as well," said an official.

published on : 7th May 2021

IMA's Bihar chapter seeks immediate lockdown in state to check Covid surge

Bihar witnessed 97 Covid deaths on Sunday, including that of the younger brother of former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Coronavirus surge, vaccine shortages spread beyond India's borders to Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka

These nations have imposed lockdowns as residents of big cities flee to the countryside seeking safety.

published on : 30th April 2021

Odisha: Number of daily COVID-19 cases drops by eight per cent amid surge, seven die

As a precautionary measure, the State government has sealed all 90 entry points in the two border districts and set up 54 check posts for intensified surveillance on people returning from West Bengal.

published on : 26th April 2021

Daily record of more than 893,000 coronavirus cases reported worldwide

Over the course of a week, more than 5.5 million cases were recorded worldwide, including almost two million in India.

published on : 24th April 2021

Israel issues travel warning for India, six other countries over surge in COVID-19 cases

It said that the Health Ministry's Director-General Chezy Levy said that unvaccinated foreign workers and students from India must quarantine in state-run quarantine hotels.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Fugitive godman Swami Nithyananda bans Indians from entering 'Kailasa' over Covid surge

In December 2020, Nithyananda had made headlines when he announced a 3-day visa to 'Kailaasa' off the coast of Ecuador in South America. 

published on : 22nd April 2021
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