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Global Covid cases surpass 600 mn: WHO

Global Covid cases surpass 600 mn: WHO

🕔10:33, 2.Sep 2022

Geneva, Sep 2 (IANS) The global Covid-19 caseload has surpassed 600 million, a grim milestone in the pandemic that is still continuing after it first broke out in early 2020, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Canada approves 1st Covid booster for kids aged 5-11

Canada approves 1st Covid booster for kids aged 5-11

🕔14:01, 20.Aug 2022

Ottawa, Aug 20 (IANS) Canada’s drug regulator announced it has authorised Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty Covid-19 vaccine for use as a booster dose in children aged 5 to 11 years. Health Canada said this booster dose provides a great option to restore protection

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Delhi’s daily Covid tally rises to 517, positivity rate at 4.21%

Delhi’s daily Covid tally rises to 517, positivity rate at 4.21%

🕔10:38, 18.Apr 2022

Delhi on Sunday reported 517 fresh Covid infections in last 24 hours as against 461 cases reported on previous day, but there were no new deaths, according to the Health Department bulletin. New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhi on Sunday reported

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44 children in Noida tested positive for Covid in last 7 days: CMO

44 children in Noida tested positive for Covid in last 7 days: CMO

🕔19:44, 15.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) As many as 44 children have tested positive for Covid-19 in Noida in the last seven days, Chief Medical Officer Dr Sunil Kumar Sharma said on Friday. Taking to IANS, Dr Sharma said that out of

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PM Modi wishes Obama quick recovery from Covid

PM Modi wishes Obama quick recovery from Covid

🕔11:45, 14.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wished former US President Barack Obama a quick recovery from Covid-19. In a tweet on Sunday night, Obama said: “I just tested positive for Covid. I’ve had a scratchy throat

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India crosses milestone as daily Covid cases fall below 4k

India crosses milestone as daily Covid cases fall below 4k

🕔15:43, 8.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India achieved a major milestone on Tuesday as the daily new Covid-19 cases declined to 3,993 in the last 24 hours. This is the lowest new Covid-19 cases recorded in India after a gap of 662

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Another life-saving Covid drug identified

Another life-saving Covid drug identified

🕔17:14, 6.Mar 2022

London, March 6 (IANS) A team of UK experts said they have found another life-saving drug that can help treat Covid positive people. The anti-inflammatory baricitinib is normally used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Trials suggest it can cut death risk by

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Queen Elizabeth II tests positive for Covid

Queen Elizabeth II tests positive for Covid

🕔12:30, 21.Feb 2022

London, Feb 21 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II has tested positive for Covid-19, Buckingham Palace confirmed on Sunday. The queen is experiencing mild cold-like symptoms but expects to continue light duties at Windsor over the coming week, Xinhua news agency reported, citing

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India reports 24% decline, logs 32,113 new Covid cases

India reports 24% decline, logs 32,113 new Covid cases

🕔11:37, 14.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India reported 34,113 new Covid-19 cases, marking a 24 per cent decline, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday. Also in the same period, there were 346 additional fatalities, which took

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Scientists develop new tech platform to detect SARS-CoV-2 by fluorescence readout

Scientists develop new tech platform to detect SARS-CoV-2 by fluorescence readout

🕔18:54, 8.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A team of scientists has developed a new technology platform for fluorometric detection of pathogens such as viruses by measurement of fluorescent light emitted and the potential of the new technology has been demonstrated for the

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Third Covid wave sequentially eases India’s Jan services output: PMI

Third Covid wave sequentially eases India’s Jan services output: PMI

🕔16:54, 3.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has sequentially dampened India’s service sector growth in January 2022. The seasonally adjusted India Services Business Activity Index came in at 51.5 (index reading) for January, lower than 55.5

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90% in UP have developed immunity against Covid: Sero survey

90% in UP have developed immunity against Covid: Sero survey

🕔14:25, 3.Feb 2022

Lucknow, Feb 3 (IANS) More than 90 per cent of the people who have taken at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine in Uttar Pradesh could have developed resistance against the virus, according to a sero-prevalence survey undertaken by the

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60% youths in 15-18 year age group are vaccinated: Modi in ‘Mann Ki Baat’

60% youths in 15-18 year age group are vaccinated: Modi in ‘Mann Ki Baat’

🕔14:01, 30.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that about 60 per cent of youths in the age group of 15 to 18 years are vaccinated. The Prime Minister also said that within 20 days, one crore

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India logs 2.35 lakh new Covid cases, 871 deaths

India logs 2.35 lakh new Covid cases, 871 deaths

🕔12:17, 29.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India logged 2,35,532 new Covid cases and 871 deaths, the union Health Ministry said on Saturday. The additional fatalities increased the overall death toll to 4,93,198. Meanwhile, the active caseload has

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Centre clarifies on eligible age for vaccines for 15-18 group

Centre clarifies on eligible age for vaccines for 15-18 group

🕔07:20, 28.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Those attaining the age of 15 years as on January 1, 2023 are eligible for vaccine under the 15-18 age group, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday in reference to the clarification sought on age

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India reports 2.86L Covid cases, 573 deaths in 24 hours

India reports 2.86L Covid cases, 573 deaths in 24 hours

🕔13:44, 27.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) India reported 2,86,384 fresh Covid cases and 573 new deaths in a span of 24 hours, said the Union health ministry on Thursday morning. With the addition of fresh new Covid fatalities, the toll has climbed

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India records 3.33 lakh fresh Covid cases, 525 deaths

India records 3.33 lakh fresh Covid cases, 525 deaths

🕔12:41, 23.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India reported 3,33,533 fresh Covid cases and 525 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Sunday. With the addition of new deaths, the toll has reached 4,89,409.

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Services exports crossed $178 bn in 6 months despite Covid: Piyush Goyal

Services exports crossed $178 bn in 6 months despite Covid: Piyush Goyal

🕔20:22, 21.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) “While 2021 was a year in which we defied all odds, 2022 will be the breakthrough year which will unlock the country’s exponential value. Services Export for Apr-Dec 2021 reached more than $178 bn despite the

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At 2.82L new Covid cases, India sees over 18% single-day rise

At 2.82L new Covid cases, India sees over 18% single-day rise

🕔10:49, 19.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India reported 2,82,970 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is a rise of over 18 per cent from the previous day’s count. In the same time, 441 deaths were registered taking the toll

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India’s new Covid cases continue to decline for 2nd straight day

India’s new Covid cases continue to decline for 2nd straight day

🕔11:24, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) India witnessed a substantial decrease in fresh Covid cases, reporting 2,38,018 new infections in the last 24 hours, and a total of 310 deaths, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Tuesday. With

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