Tag: COVID-19 cases

We want to identify every single case: Kerala Health Minister says as state logs over 22,000 Covid-19 infections

As Kerala on Thursday reported over 22,000 coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day and the state now accounting for over 50 per cent of...

256 COVID-19 cases now linked to Provincetown cluster, health officials say

Massachusetts health officials now say 256 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been linked to a Fourth of July holiday cluster in Provincetown. The Massachusetts Department...

India will want to scale up genome sequencing: Sharon Peacock, Genomics UK

India should scale up genome sequencing to find out if the coronavirus variant is mutating and whether a shift in mutation is behind decline in...

Supply-demand imbalances may continue to exert pressure on pulses, edible oils: RBI

Demand-supply imbalances may continue to exert pressure on food items such as pulses and edible oils, and the prices of cereals may soften going forward...

One year on, bus sales yet to gain traction after skidding due to Covid-19

Business was only recovering for Assamese bus operator Anjit Bora when the second surge of Covid-19 and the following clamp down on interstate and intercity...

Lockdown restrictions extended in Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Lockdown was extended in Bihar and Himachal Pradesh on Monday till May end while Uttarakhand too decided to continue with the COVID-induced curfew, as several...

CRPF lost 108 personnel to COVID-19, highest among central forces: Data

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has lost 108 personnel to COVID-19, the highest among the central forces that function under the command of the...

Ten states account for over 71% of new Covid-19 cases | India News

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra, Karnataka and Delhi are among 10 states that account for 71.75% of the 4,03,738 new Covid-19 cases registered in a day, the...

Health minister Harsh Vardhan discusses India’s COVID crisis with US counterpart

Indian Health Indian Harsh Vardhan on Friday had a virtual meeting with his American counterpart, Xavier Becerra, discussing the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases in...

Plea in HC to release prisoners on interim bail to decongest jails due to spike in COVID-19 cases in Delhi

A PIL was filed in the Delhi High Court on Monday seeking direction to release prisoners on interim bail or parole to decongest jails here...

MHA orders 50% attendance in work, staggered timing at its offices

In view of the “unprecedented rise” in number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the Union Home Ministry Thursday said its officers up to the level...

Covid-19: Pune to go under mini lockdown from tomorrow; Restaurants, bars, malls to be shut for a week

Eateries, bars and restaurants in Pune district of Maharashtra will remain shut for seven days starting April 3 in view of the spike in coronavirus...

Govt looks to involve private sector once vaccine drive expands to 50-plus age group | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid concerns about a fresh rise in Covid-19 cases in many states, home minister Amit Shah on Monday reviewed the situation across the...

Follow Covid-19 norms or face fresh lockdown, warns Maharashtra CM | India News

MUMBAI: Concerned over the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday asked citizens to strictly follow government-mandated guidelines on...

PM Modi gets emotional while speaking about sacrifices by frontline workers during fight against Covid-19 | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday got emotional while talking about the hardships faced by healthcare and frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic....

Government says COVID-19 cases, deaths declining in India; cautions against any laxity

New Delhi: COVID-19 cases and deaths are declining in India which is very reassuring, the Centre said on Tuesday but cautioned against any laxity saying...

SC slams states, says Covid situation has gone bad to worse | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday expressed deep disappointment with state governments for not taking concrete measures against the spread of coronavirus in the...

COVID-19 cases in US may double before Biden takes office, shows study

Washington: With Inauguration Day for US President-elect Joe Biden still two months away, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country is likely to...

COVID-19: Delhi records 121 deaths and 6,746 fresh cases

NEW DELHI: Delhi recorded 6,746 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday and a positivity rate of 12.29 per cent while 121 more fatalities pushed the death...

Dip in Covid-19 cases in India | India News

NEW DELHI: The number of new coronavirus infections reported in a day dropped below 30,000 after four months, taking India’s Covid-19 caseload to 88.74 lakh,...

COVID-19: Vardhan presses for mandatory retesting of all symptomatic RAT negative cases

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday expressed concern over the surge in COVID-19 cases in Delhi and pressed for mandatory retesting of...

COVID-19 cases: MFine onboards 70 new hospitals amid rising COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: MFine, a platform that enables virtual medical consultations, on Thursday said it has added two lakh new users from Delhi-NCR and onboarded 70...

Boris Johnson expected to order lockdown for England as COVID-19 cases top 1 million

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to order England back into a national lockdown as the United Kingdom passed the milestone of one million...

Global stocks tumble as investors dump risk with COVID-19 cases rocketing and no US stimulus deal

Specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, and trader Fred DeMarco, center, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. AP/Richard Drew Global stocks tumbled...

Sharpest 15-day decline of 18% in India’s Covid cases | India News

In the sharpest fortnightly dip in Covid-19 cases and deaths in the country, the first half of October saw an 18% fall in new infections...