Tag: covid cases

Covid News Live Updates: Uttarakhand govt extends COVID-19 curfew till August 10, vaccination to continue

COVID-19 curfew in Uttarakhand has been extended till August 10, however, vaccination in the state will continue during the period, as per an official order...

Covid origins mirror SARS’s genesis in animals, study finds

Early Covid-19 cases traced to markets in Wuhan, China, mirror the initial spread of SARS 17 years earlier, scientists said in a paper that concludes...

Global Covid cases are falling, but virus surging in countries that had kept it under control

After a record-breaking tear, global coronavirus cases and deaths are falling as the virus recedes in the West. But world leaders and experts warn that...

Smallcaps  surge in 2021 as investors shrug  off virus  risk

Shares of smallcap companies have stayed resilient even as the second wave of covid has disrupted business operations, with more states imposing lockdown-like curbs to...

Punjab, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh impose stricter curbs amid Covid surge: Key points

(This story originally appeared in on Apr 26, 2021) The Covid-19 situation continues to be grim in India with 3,52,991 people testing positive and a...

While industrial oxygen has been diverted for medical use, problems in transportation and delivery remain

For three days, her pulse oximeter flashed oxygen saturation levels below 85%. Sharda Singh, 58, gasped for breath while her sons knocked on every door...

Cabinet Secy chairs meeting on COVID-19 status; situation in 11 states, UTs matter of ‘serious concern’

Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Friday chaired a meeting on the COVID-19 situation in the country in which it was pointed out that eleven states...

Multiple Reasons Behind Recent Coronavirus Surges

March 31, 201 — Are coronavirus variants behind the recent jump in COVID-19 cases in states such as Florida, Michigan, New Jersey, and New York?...

Maharashtra: 86.25% new COVID cases in 6 states: Government

Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu are the six states that cumulatively account for 86.25 per cent of the new coronavirus cases reported...

Banks need to shed risk aversion, shore up capital says RBI

Mumbai: Indian banks have to shed their risk aversion to ensure adquate flow of credit to productive sectors and also shore up their capital position...

Coronavirus: Rapid spread in Bihar, Odisha cause of worry | India News

NEW DELHI: Bihar and Odisha are among the five states with the fastest growth of Covid cases and that’s a cause for serious concern because...

With steady decline, active Covid-19 cases now constitute a third of total tally: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: India has 3,31,146 active Covid-19 cases, which is around a third of the country’s total tally that rose to 9.68 lakh on Thursday,...

ICMR: Only 0.7% of population in 83 districts exposed to Covid | India News

NEW DELHI: Less than 1% — 0.73% to be precise — of the population has been found exposed to Covid-19 infection in the results of...

Telecom industry wary of rushing staff back to office amid continuing rise in Covid cases

Kolkata: Telecom industry players are in no hurry to bring back their employees to offices, with the likes of Bharti Airtel reopening its offices but...