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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020

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Aug 11, 2020 08:38
The World Health Organization (WHO) said that there was still hope of conquering the Covid-19 pandemic despite the probability of 750,000 deaths and 20 million cases being recorded this week. read more
Aug 11, 2020 06:44
Several other countries are reeling under the second wave of Covid-19 among them is Australia, where Victoria state recorded its deadliest day with 19 fatalities. read more
Aug 10, 2020 00:02
Districts in Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala, West Bengal, Delhi, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh were told to address Covid-19 diagnosis delay and ramp up testing. read more
Aug 09, 2020 00:02
More than 19 million people have been infected by Covid-19 globally. California has the third highest death toll in the US. read more
Aug 09, 2020 03:20
A DGCA team to probe the Kerala plane crash arrived in Kozhikode along with junior minister of external affairs V Muraleedhran early on Saturday. read more
Aug 08, 2020 06:13
The Air India Express flight was about to land when the accident happened. After overshooting the runway, the aircraft broke into pieces. read more
Aug 08, 2020 00:02
While the US, Brazil and India remained the top countries to account for the majority of cases, China meanwhile reported its first new case of locally transmitted Covid-19 in a week. read more
Aug 07, 2020 00:00
Coronavirus misinformation has become a key issue for doctors, journalists and politicians across the world. Politics in the time of pandemic has also put pressure on vaccine research. read more
Aug 06, 2020 00:04
At least 141 Covid-19 vaccine candidates are being studied globally, of which 26 are in different phases of clinical trials. Follow latest updates here read more
Aug 05, 2020 01:56
In India, the number of people losing their lives to the viral disease saw a slight drop on Monday. However, the number of daily infection cases remained above fifty thousand. read more
Aug 04, 2020 11:01
Latin America is among the world's worst affected region. On Sunday after Argentina broke past 200,000 Covid-19 cases on Sunday and Colombia set a daily record, the infections tally surged past 5 million in the region. read more
Aug 04, 2020 11:02
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) at an emergency meet said that Covid-19 is a once-in-a-century health crisis, the effects of which will be felt for decades to come. read more
Aug 01, 2020 23:24
US death toll inches towards 155,000. Mexico has the third-highest death toll due to Covid-19. read more
Aug 01, 2020 00:00
Over 17 million people have been infected with the coronavirus disease so far. Amid rising cases, pharma firms are racing to develop vaccine at the earliest. Follow latest updates on Covid-19 here read more
Jul 31, 2020 00:00
Death toll due to coronavirus crossed 150,000 in the US. Brazil records more than 69,000 new Covid-19 cases. India begins phase three of reopening. read more
Jul 30, 2020 00:44
US reported almost 1,600 Covid-19 deaths in a single-day. Hong Kong, China sees new coronavirus infections rise. Mumbai, New Delhi eye contagion containment. read more
Jul 28, 2020 23:52
The United States continues to be worst affected due to the coronavirus disease, followed by Brazil and India. Follow latest updates on Covid-19 here read more
Aug 04, 2020 11:03
Coronavirus cases in India have crossed the 14 lakh-mark and 32,771 people have died due to the infection, according to the health ministry dashboard on Monday morning. read more
Jul 26, 2020 23:57
PM Narendra Modi during his Mann Ki Baat address this morning hailed the declining Covid-19 fatality rate and increasing recovery rate. He, however, emphasised that the coronavirus disease continues to lethal and renewed his pitch for taking precautionary measures. read more
Aug 04, 2020 11:08
The United States recorded more than 1,000 deaths from Covid-19 for the fourth consecutive day on Friday, according to a Reuters tally. The total cases across the United States rose by at least 68,800 on Friday to over 4 million total. read more
Jul 25, 2020 00:31
As per the ministry of health and family welfare, India logged nearly 50,000 cases in last 24 hours which took the country's tally to 12,87,945. The death toll has now reached 30,601. read more
Jul 24, 2020 05:48
The top five countries with the most cases include Brazil, India, Russia and South Africa and the United States topping the list by accounting for more than half the world’s infections and half its deaths. read more
Jul 23, 2020 15:40
According to the data published by John Hopkins, 14,845,978 people have been confirmed of Covid-19 globally. While the 615,364 people have succumbed to the virus with the US recording the maximum number of deaths. read more
Jul 22, 2020 00:16
Delhi, which was once a coronavirus hotspot witnessed a significant reduction in the number of cases recently. Dr. Randeep Guleria, AIIMS director, said that certain areas of the national capital have hit their peak in cases. read more
Jul 21, 2020 00:17
In the Asian region as well, the situation was grim as countries saw a resurgence of cases forcing authorities to reimpose various social restrictions. read more
Jul 21, 2020 05:57
India which stands the third worst-hit nation by the pandemic recorded its highest ever single day spike of 38,902 cases. The country's tally has now reached 1,077,618. read more
Jul 18, 2020 23:14
Coronavirus cases have tripled compared to severe influenza cases that are recorded worldwide. Covid-19 is spreading at a much faster pace as 1 million people were infected in 4 days. read more
Jul 18, 2020 00:52
India registered another highest ever single day spike of 34,956 Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of cases in the country over 1 million. The total deaths stand at 25,602. read more
Jul 17, 2020 05:40
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates expressed confidence that India's pharmaceutical industry will be able to manufacture Covid vaccine for the country but also for the entire world. read more
Jul 15, 2020 23:27
Coronavirus forces several nations to go into new lockdowns. US epidemiologist Fauci has said Covid-19 has the potential to be as deadly as 1918’s Spanish flu. read more
Jul 15, 2020 00:03
Recent studies show that Bacillus Calmette–Guerin (BCG) vaccine that protects individuals against tuberculosis can also prevent severe infection and death from Covid-19. read more
Jul 14, 2020 05:43
Recovery numbers have overtaken active coronavirus cases, but India hasn't yet reached its peak, after which the cases would start depleting. read more
Jul 13, 2020 05:55
Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Russia, India and the Americas. Donald Trump wore a mask in public for the first time while Serbia saw large-scale protests as the government plans to reintroduce lockdown. read more
Jul 12, 2020 02:09
India continued to see a daily spike in Covid-19 cases as various state governments reimposed intense lockdown restrictions in the containment zones in their respective states. read more
Jul 13, 2020 05:55
In Latin America, Covid-19 continues its indiscriminate spread with Brazil and its neighbouring Andean nations suffering from the worst medical health crisis in modern times. US and India continue to see infections rise steadily. read more
Jul 09, 2020 23:53
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in a press briefing this afternoon said that the gap between active cases and those recovered from the infection in India is progressively increasing. Recovered cases in the country are almost 2 times more than the active cases. read more
Jul 08, 2020 23:57
Coronavirus has shown no signs of abating as several countries are yet to reach their peak. Lockdowns are being reinforced across several cities to curb the spread. read more
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