Tag: infections

Indian economy may clock double-digit growth in 2021: Moody’s

The second wave of COVID-19 infections presents a risk to India’s growth forecast as the reimposition of measures to curb the spread of the virus...

coivd in india: COVID-19: A year on, India’s situation grimmer with ‘more infectious’ variants, surge in cases

When millions of Indians switched off lights and lit candles and earthen lamps in the early days of the pandemic in solidarity with COVID warriors,...

Second wave: UBS sees only minimal 20-30 bps hit on growth

Despite a massive spike in the pandemic caseload, Swiss brokerage UBS sees no repeat of a nationwide/statewide lockdown and expects only a minimal economic impact...

In 5 charts: Why Mumbai’s Covid numbers have triggered alarm

(This story originally appeared in on Apr 04, 2021) NEW DELHI: India’s financial capital Mumbai has emerged as one of the worst-affected Covid cities in...

8 states witness steep rise in COVID-19 cases, account for 81.42% of single-day infections

Eight states witnessed a steep rise in daily new COVID-19 cases and accounted for 81.42 per cent of the infections reported on Saturday, the Union...

Italy imposes lockdown measures as cases spike across Europe

By Jason Horowitz A year after Italy became the first European country to impose a national lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the...

India’s next phase of virus crisis likely to be localised outbreaks

Experts say that the relatively low hospitalisation and fatality rates in India suggest the coronavirus pandemic is approaching its next phase – largely manageable local...

Tokyo seeks 10,000 medical staff for Olympics despite virus surge

Japan’s government said Tuesday it still planned to recruit 10,000 medical personnel for the virus-delayed Olympics, despite the heavy strain on the healthcare system caused...

Britain rolls out ‘act like you’ve got it’ drive amid ‘alarming’ coronavirus spike

LONDON: The UK government on Saturday began rolling out a series of stark advertisements as part of a new awareness drive that warns people to...

Covid cases top 75 lakh as slowdown continues | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 case count went past the 75-lakh mark on Sunday, 33 days after the tally had crossed 50 lakh. India is the...

Lesson not learned: Europe unprepared as second virus wave hits

ROME: Europe‘s second wave of coronavirus infections has struck well before flu season even started, with intensive care wards filling up again and bars shutting...

India had estimated 6.4 million Covid-19 infections by early May: National serosurvey | India News

NEW DELHI: The much-awaited findings of the first national serosurvey conducted by the ICMR, published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research, indicated that 0.73...

Covid-19: India reports 89,706 fresh cases; death toll rises to 73,890 with 1,115 fatalities | India News

NEW DELHI: With 89,706 infections being reported in a day, India’s Covid-19 tally went past 43 lakh, while 33,98,844 people have recuperated from the disease...

1 in 4 Connecticut Nursing Home Patients Had COVID

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When COVID-19 was raging in the Northeastern United States, more than 25% of Connecticut nursing-home residents were suffering...

Saliva COVID Test Alternative to Deep Nasal Swab

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus can be an unpleasant affair, with a doctor...

Good News on Remdesivir’s Power to Treat COVID-19

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Preliminary data from two clinical trials using the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat...

Social Distancing Benefits Outweigh Economic Toll

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The lifesaving benefits of strict social distancing rules during the coronavirus pandemic far...

covid virus in Germany: Angela Merkel warns of relapse risk as restrictions ease

BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that public discussion about easing restrictions to contain the coronavirus risked sparking a new wave of infections even as Germany...