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Jul 07, 2020 23:53
Covid-19 regulations are being reinforced to curb the spread across several countries. Across the world, lawmakers continue to urge people to wash hands, wear masks and maintain social distance as cases surge. read more
Jul 07, 2020 00:03
In the United States, the number of infections has risen to 2,876,143 while the 129,891 others have succumbed to the disease. read more
Jul 06, 2020 00:00
WHO reported the highest single-day spike in coronavirus cases globally. Both the Americas lead in terms of both new cases and death due to coronavirus. Russia and India continue to report a high number of cases. read more
Jul 05, 2020 00:02
In the United States, Covid-19 cases rose 2.1%, higher than the seven-day average, with more than 57,000 infections in 24 hours. read more
Jul 04, 2020 00:00
Globally, 10,815,117 people have been infected with Covid-19 infections while 519,575 others have succumbed to the disease. read more
Jul 04, 2020 22:34
India’s first Covid-19 vaccine candidate by Bharat Biotech Ltd has received the central drugs controller’s approval for human clinical trials. read more
Jul 02, 2020 00:26
The US is likely to witness 100,000 new cases of coronavirus per day if people do not adhere to the safety norms, warned coronavirus task force member Dr Anthony Fauci. read more
Jun 30, 2020 16:48
PM Modi's address to the nation on Tuesday came amid the unabated rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country. read more
Jul 02, 2020 00:32
Coronavirus restrictions are being eased across the world but the rate of infection has dipped only in a few nations. Reopening across cities in US and India continues to be calibrated. read more
Jun 30, 2020 04:07
Once the coronavirus hotspot, New York recorded five deaths on Saturday, lowest since the outbreak started in the United States. read more
Jun 29, 2020 00:11
As Covid-19 cases exceeded 10 million mark globally, nations are constantly trying to enforce social distancing to save their citizens. US, Brazil, India and Mexico report high number of cases. India's PM asked citizens to exercise extra caution as monsoon advances. read more
Jun 28, 2020 00:18
Coronavirus infections have surged past 9.6 million infections globally. US epidemiologists have suggested that 10% of the population might be infected by Covid-19. read more
Jul 04, 2020 22:34
In view of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said that all international flight operations to and from India will remain suspended till July 15. read more
Jun 27, 2020 13:37
As coronavirus cases continue to surge, firms and researchers around the world are racing towards developing a vaccine in record time. Follow latest updates on Covid-19 here read more
Jun 27, 2020 13:37
Covid-19 cases in India breached the 4.5-lakh mark on Wednesday, and the death toll touched 14,476, according to the health ministry website. read more
Jul 04, 2020 22:35
As cases continue to soar, WHO has called for a rapid increase in production of the steroid dexamethasone to treat serious Covid-19 cases. Follow latest updates here read more
Jun 22, 2020 23:59
Coronavirus cases in India have gone up to 425,282 while the death toll stands at 13,699, according to the health ministry website on Monday. read more
Jun 22, 2020 00:12
The rising Coronavirus infections in India come at a time when most lockdown restrictions in the country have been lifted to revive the economy. read more
Jul 04, 2020 22:35
International Yoga Day is celebrated across the world on June 21 every year since 2015. read more
Jun 21, 2020 07:22
As Covid-19 cases continue to surge in India, the ICMR has asked states to increase testing capacity to ensure early detection and containment of infection. Follow latest updates on coronavirus here read more
Jun 24, 2020 07:15
Coronavirus cases in India crossed the 3.8 lakh-mark on Friday, and the death toll stood at 12,573, according to the health ministry website. read more
Jun 28, 2020 15:45
Along with ensuring more people get tested for Covid-19, the government also plans to increase awareness about the disease. The health ministry has drafted an elaborate awareness campaign material. read more
Jun 18, 2020 13:41
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his interaction with chief ministers and representatives of 14 states said that the number of patients who have recovered from Covid-19 is greater than the number of active cases in the country read more
Jun 17, 2020 00:18
Prime Minister Modi held a video conference with CMs from worst-affected states to draw a plan to defeat the Covid-19 pandemic. He will interact with another set of chief ministers on Wednesday. read more
Jun 17, 2020 13:30
The eight-week lockdown that was imposed in India to contain the spread of coronavirus disease shifted the peak of the epidemic by 34-76 days, a new study suggests. Follow Covid-19 latest updates here read more
Jun 15, 2020 05:27
Highlights: Union Home Minister Amit Shah after meeting Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal this morning said that Covid-19 testing will be doubled in the national capital in next few days. read more
Jul 04, 2020 22:37
India is the fourth top country globally with the highest number of Covid-19 cases. With 308,993 total cases, India trails countries like the US, Brazil and Russia. read more
Jun 12, 2020 22:57
Experts have warned that a second wave of Covid-19 infection is underway and this will be stronger than the first one. India currently is the fourth worst-hit nation from the virus. read more
Jun 12, 2020 06:57
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the Indian Chamber of Commerce on its 95th Annual Day this afternoon said that every citizen has resolved to turn the Coronavirus crisis into an opportunity. read more
Jun 11, 2020 09:22
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal during a press briefing this afternoon said that the national capital would record one lakh confirmed Coronavirus cases by the end of June. read more
Jun 10, 2020 00:10
According to WHO chief head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, about 75% of cases reported to the UN health agency on Sunday came from 10 countries in the Americas and South Asia. read more
Jun 11, 2020 09:23
In further easing of lockdown restrictions, Delhi and many state governments have allowed restaurants, shopping malls and places of worship to open from Monday but they will have to strictly adhere to the guidelines laid down by the Centre, including following social distancing norms. read more
Jun 07, 2020 17:23
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in his address this afternoon announced that restaurants, malls and places of worship will reopen in Delhi-NCR from tomorrow. read more
Jun 06, 2020 18:37
Covid-19 lockdowns are being reopened across Europe and Asia to restart businesses. Germany is taking the first step by allowing citizens travel to buth EU and non-EU countries in Europe. Intra-country travel in India and China continues. read more
Jun 06, 2020 00:00
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for hotels, malls, religious places. The regulations come four days ahead of the opening of such places in various parts of the country from June 8 in what is called as the first phase of Unlock 1. read more
Jun 04, 2020 23:57
Experts across the country have backed WHO's decision to resume clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as potential treatment for the coronavirus disease. read more
Jun 04, 2020 00:00
Cyclone Nisarga made landfall at 11.30 am today morning south of Alibag in Maharastra’s Raigad district with strong winds of 120 to 140kmph, higher than expected, making it the second severe cyclone to hit Mumbai since 1961. read more
Jun 03, 2020 23:40
With Covid-19 cases in India on the rise, the country's tally has crossed over two lakh. The state of Maharashtra continues to top the list with 74,860 cases. read more
Jun 02, 2020 20:29
Governments around the world fight the coronavirus and the looming economic recession. Businesses reopen in several nations slowly as people try to minimise the effects of the pandemic on their pockets. read more
Jun 02, 2020 00:09
As state governments looked to ease lockdown restrictions, India recorded 8,392 cases of coronavirus infections in a highest single-day spike. read more
Jun 01, 2020 00:04
Governments across the coronavirus-hit world look to reopen even though the curve seems to have flattened only in a few nations. read more
May 31, 2020 00:05
Coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of abating as the world stares at a second wave. Millions of people who are unemployed due to the pandemic stare at a worsening economic crisis. read more
May 30, 2020 00:03
Reopening the economy and the world amid coronavirus pandemic has its own challenges as nations fear a second wave of infections. S. Korea and Germany have reported new spikes in numbers of Covid-19 cases after reopening. read more
May 30, 2020 13:38
Coronavirus cases and deaths in many countries continue to spike. While US and Brazil are crossing grim milestones when it comes to Covid-19 death toll, cases have been on the rise in India. read more
May 28, 2020 00:20
Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa earlier in the day said that all religious places in the state would re-open after May 31. However, the chief minister's office issued a clarification that it will wait for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision over this subject matter. read more
May 27, 2020 00:06
Economies want to boost demand as nations open up despite a rise in the number of fresh cases. India inches towards 1.4 lakh cases. read more
May 25, 2020 23:58
Domestic flights across the country resumed today. All states agreed to accept some flights but have announced different set of quarantine and isolation rules for arriving passengers. read more
May 24, 2020 23:57
As India prepares to resume domestic flights from May 25, three states – Karnataka, Punjab and Kerala – have decided on a 14-day quarantine for passengers, with variations. read more
May 23, 2020 23:36
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Railways requesting them to not run any Shramik special trains to ferry migrant workers till May 26, due to the impact of the cyclonic storm. She also assured the people of Bengal that state government is doing everything to restore electricity in affected regions. read more
May 23, 2020 22:14
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued an advisory expanding the pool of people to be given hydroxychloroquine as a prophylactic to prevent them from contracting the virus. read more