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Jan 08, 2021 23:26
Connecticut, Texas and Pennsylvania reported their first cases of the virus variant that helped trigger a UK lockdown amid concern that Covid-19 deaths in the US are likely to maintain a near-record pace at least through January. read more
Jan 08, 2021 00:08
Top US health officials encouraged states to start vaccinating people more widely, acknowledging that the immunization rollout has been slower than anticipated. read more
Jan 07, 2021 00:01
The global tally of Covid-19 cases is at more than 86.3 million, the Johns Hopkins University tracker shows. The United States, India, Brazil, Russia and the United Kingdom, in that order, are the five worst-hit countries, the tracker shows. read more
Jan 06, 2021 01:27
The global coronavirus caseload currently stands at 85,604,744 with a death toll of 1,851,153. The US is the country with the highest case count with 20,786,001 confirmed cases and 353,131 deaths. read more
Jan 05, 2021 00:24
The United States and India are the only countries to have crossed the 10 million Covid-19 case mark, with the US' tally being almost twice that of India's. Brazil is next with over 7.7 million cases read more
Jan 04, 2021 00:11
The global coronavirus case count as of Saturday stood at 84,517,989 and the death toll was 1,834,586 as per Johns Hopkins University. The US has the highest number of confirmed infections with 20,388,141 cases. read more
Jan 02, 2021 23:38
The global tally of Covid-19 cases is inching closer to the 84 million mark and is currently at 83.9 million, the Johns Hopkins University's coronavirus tracker shows. read more
Jan 01, 2021 23:38
India continued its streak by recording 20,035 cases in 24 hours, on the last day of the year. The death toll rose by 256 fatalities taking the cumulative total to 148994. In the same time period 23181 individuals were also discharged after being successfully cured. read more
Dec 31, 2020 23:17
India in the last 24 hours recorded 21,821 new cases of Covid-19. The country registered a total of 257,656 active cases, pushing the nation-wide tally to 10,266,674. In the same time period the death toll rose by 299 to 148,738. read more
Dec 31, 2020 00:06
India recorded 20,549 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, according to the data published by the Ministry of health and family welfare. The total number of active cases now stands at 262272, down by 6309 in the last 24 hours. read more
Dec 29, 2020 23:54
On Monday, India reported 20,021 new Covid-19 cases and 279 fatalities, as per the Union health ministry. read more
Dec 29, 2020 00:14
The coronavirus active caseload of India remained below 3 lakh on Monday as well with total active cases at 2,77,301. read more
Dec 28, 2020 00:03
Couple living in Durham, Ontario, with no prior history of travel are the first known cases of the new coronavirus strain in Canada. read more
Dec 27, 2020 00:18
As countries ramp up their vaccination drive against the coronavirus, the new, more infectious B117 strain that was discovered in Britain has been found in other countries like Italy, The Netherlands and Japan as well. read more
Dec 25, 2020 22:33
India's Union ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) on Friday announced that a dry run will be conducted in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat and Punjab and will enable end-to-end mobilisation and testing of Covid-19 vaccination process (except the vaccine) and check the usage of Co-WIN. read more
Dec 26, 2020 07:16
As countries around the world begin to rollout coronavirus vaccines, the UK reported of yet another strain of the virus which is reported to be even more transmissible than the recently discovered B117 strain. read more
Dec 24, 2020 07:11
The ministry has also informed that 26 states and UTs currently have less than 10,000 active Covid-19 cases. read more
Dec 24, 2020 12:41
The US has the world’s highest absolute number of cases as well as the most deaths related to the virus. read more
Dec 24, 2020 12:41
A new strain of the coronavirus has been discovered in the UK which, scientists have said, can spread much faster and a few countries have started to implement travel bans against UK citizens. read more
Dec 21, 2020 00:03
As per the health ministry, Kerala and Maharashtra are major contributors to active coronavirus caseload of India. read more
Dec 20, 2020 00:01
US regulator FDA cleared the Moderna vaccine for emergency use on Friday, as a part of operation warp speed. read more
Dec 19, 2020 07:59
China has kickstarted an ambitious effort to inoculate 50 million people against Covid-19 ahead of the Lunar New Year, using locally developed shots that are moving closer to getting regulatory approval. read more
Dec 19, 2020 08:04
Globally, Brazil has become the third country after the worst-hit United States and India, to cross the 7 million Covid-19 case mark. Russia and France are next on the list, though with less than 3 million cases each. read more
Dec 17, 2020 03:45
The US, which is the only country to have recorded more than 10 million cases, tops the list of worst-hit countries, followed by India and Brazil, respectively. Russia, France, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Argentina, in that order, complete the top 10. read more
Dec 16, 2020 12:50
US administered the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on Monday as the country's total tally of fatalities surpassed the 300,000-mark. The country currently has more than 16 million active cases. read more
Dec 16, 2020 12:52
The global caseload of Covid-19 is at over 72 million while more than 1.6 million lives have also been lost due to the virus, as per worldometers. The United States, India and Brazil, in that order, are the three worst-hit countries. read more
Dec 14, 2020 06:36
As of Saturday US has 16,014,839 domestic coronavirus cases, and 297,501 fatalities, according to data published by Johns Hopkins University.US has the largest number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the world. read more
Dec 13, 2020 04:51
India's total active cases continued to remain under the 400,000-mark according to the Union health ministry's dashboard. read more
Dec 11, 2020 20:33
The prestigious summit is being held virtually amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and aims to discuss the new realities with its theme of 'Defining a New Era'. read more
Dec 11, 2020 16:55
Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said that the Centre is yet to receive a proposal of talks from the protesting farmers. read more
Dec 13, 2020 04:52
India's total active Covid-19 caseload has dipped to 3.63 lakh, the lowest in 146 days. Karnataka reported the highest single day recovery after a total of 5,076 people recovered in the last 24 hours, followed closely by Maharashtra, which logged in 5,068 recoveries in the same time period. read more
Dec 10, 2020 21:47
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen and Walmart CEO and president Doug McMillon shared their views on the Covid-19 pandemic and other issues. read more
Dec 11, 2020 08:14
Maharashtra, Delhi and Kerala continue to be worst affected from the Covid-19 pandemic. Delhi’s Covid tally is nearing the 600,000-mark with 20,546 active cases and 569,216 recoveries. read more
Dec 10, 2020 05:22
India continues to be the second worst-affected country after the United States. Brazil, Russia and France complete the top five while Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Argentina and Colombia are next. read more
Dec 09, 2020 00:09
On Tuesday, the United Kingdom started administering doses of Pfizer Inc-BioNTech SE’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate, becoming the first country to do so. The UK’s health regulator had last week given its nod for the vaccine candidate to be used in emergency cases. read more
Dec 08, 2020 00:00
On Sunday, Adar Poonawalla's Serum Institute of India (SII) applied for emergency use authorisation of Oxford-AstraZeneca's vaccine candidate, Covishield. read more
Dec 07, 2020 00:01
India's active caseload has dipped to 4.03 lakh, the lowest in 138 days. Total tally of recoveries have crossed 91 lakh, with Maharashtra leading the count. read more
Dec 07, 2020 10:49
India's total Covid-19 case tally rises to 95,71,559 with 36,595 new infections in last 24 hours. read more
Dec 07, 2020 10:59
Nirmala Sitharaman, Federico Marchetti and Dr David A Sinclair are today's guest speakers. read more
Dec 07, 2020 10:51
Farmers during Thursday's meeting demanded the removal of the three farm laws which was earlier refused by the Centre. On the other hand, Union agricultural minister Narendra Singh said that the government listened to all problems of farmers. read more
Dec 07, 2020 10:52
India's active Covid-19 caseload has fallen to account for 4.35 per cent of the total coronavirus infections reported so far, according to the Union health ministry. read more
Dec 04, 2020 11:10
Voting for the 150-ward GHMC polls witnessed a low voter turnout. Counting of votes will begin at 8am at 30 centres set up across the city. read more
Dec 03, 2020 21:06
Tennis greats Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf talk about impact of Covid-19 on sports. read more
Dec 04, 2020 05:32
Leaders of 40 farm organisations are meeting with three ministers from the central government - Narendra Tomar along with railways, food and consumer affairs minister Piyush Goyal and minister of state for commerce Som Prakash. read more
Dec 04, 2020 05:32
The Gujarat high court has ordered ‘compulsory community service’ at Covid-19 care centres for people not wearing masks. Odisha, meanwhile, became yet another state to slash RT-PCR test price, capping it at 400 in private laboratories. read more
Dec 03, 2020 05:13
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-affected state in the country, with more than 1.8 million cases. Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala are next, with each having less than 1 million virus cases. read more
Dec 02, 2020 07:07
India continues to be the second worst-hit country after the United States and is immediately ahead of Brazil. Russia and France, meanwhile, are the fourth and fifth worst-affected countries respectively. read more
Dec 01, 2020 00:00
Maharashtra, the country's worst-hit state, is on its way towards recording two million cases and its tally currently stands at more than 1.8 million. Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, respectively, are the next worst-affected states after Maharashtra. read more
Dec 03, 2020 10:03
Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday appealed to farmers and said his government was ready to hold talks. read more
Nov 28, 2020 23:58
AstraZeneca could run an additional global trial to assess the efficiency of its Covid-19 vaccine. Experts have proposed the first supply of Covid-19 vaccines to frontline workers. read more