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Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

🕔17:19, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said that the country’s recovery rate has soared past 70 per cent due to successful implementation of an effective containment strategy, and aggressive and comprehensive testing coupled with standardised clinical

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Maha Covid deaths decline, cases continue to soar

Maha Covid deaths decline, cases continue to soar

🕔07:55, 12.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 12  Covid-19 deaths continued to decline in Maharashtra for the second straight day, but the number of new cases is still soaring, health officials said here on Tuesday. The state notched 256 Covid deaths – down from the

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In new high, India conducts over 7 lakh Covid tests in 24 hrs

In new high, India conducts over 7 lakh Covid tests in 24 hrs

🕔07:15, 10.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 10  Though its tally of Covid-19 cases has crossed 21.53 lakh so far, India is continuing with its policy of ramping up tests and has set a new high of over 7 lakh tests in a single

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Union MoS Choudhary tests corona positive

Union MoS Choudhary tests corona positive

🕔21:42, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  After a number of prominent politicians in the country were infected with the coronavirus, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary too has tested positive. Choudhary had complained of coronavirus symptoms on Friday night, after

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61,537 Covid 19 cases in past 24 hours

61,537 Covid 19 cases in past 24 hours

🕔12:28, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8 While a total of 61,537 people tested positive for Covid-19, another 933 lost their lives to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours in the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.

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Maha sees record spike of 11,514 Covid cases, 316 deaths

Maha sees record spike of 11,514 Covid cases, 316 deaths

🕔07:44, 7.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 7  Maharashtra on Thursday saw a new record high of 11,514 Covid-19 cases, besides 316 deaths, the third-highest fatality figure so far, health officials said. The new daily tally surpassed the previous high of 11,147 (July 30), even

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Coronavirus spread contained in country, says Harsh Vardhan

Coronavirus spread contained in country, says Harsh Vardhan

🕔18:31, 6.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 6  India’s Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday asserted that the spread of coronavirus has been contained in the country, citing how half the total cases are from three states only and another 30 per cent from

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Maha sees record 334 corona deaths, over 10K new cases

Maha sees record 334 corona deaths, over 10K new cases

🕔07:14, 6.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 6  Maharashtra on Wednesday witnessed a new high of 334 Covid-19 deaths in a day even as the new coronavirus cases across the state zoomed above 10K-mark, health officials said here. The previous peak of 322 deaths was

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ADB approves $100 million loan to strength Uzbekistan’s resilience to health emergencies

ADB approves $100 million loan to strength Uzbekistan’s resilience to health emergencies

🕔19:54, 3.Aug 2020

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], August 3 –– The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Monday it has approved a 100 million dollar loan to strengthen Uzbekistan’s resilience to public health emergencies, including the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, by steadily improving testing, diagnosis

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After leading Delhi’s Covid fight, Amit Shah tests positive himself

After leading Delhi’s Covid fight, Amit Shah tests positive himself

🕔18:10, 2.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 2  After taking personal charge of controlling the spiralling numbers of Covid-19 cases in the national capital and bringing them down to below a thousand per day, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has himself tested positive for

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Fatality rate lowest since 1st lockdown, says Health Ministry

Fatality rate lowest since 1st lockdown, says Health Ministry

🕔17:52, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  India continues to maintain the record of registering the lowest COVID-19 mortality rate on the global platform, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday. “The Case Fatality Rate stands at 2.15% on Friday,

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Over 52K Covid cases for the first time in 24 hrs in India

Over 52K Covid cases for the first time in 24 hrs in India

🕔11:46, 30.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 30 A total of 52,123 cases of Covid infection across India was reported in the last 24 hours, stated the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday pointing out that more than 70 per cent of

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LOSS AND MOURNING IN TIMES OF COVID

LOSS AND MOURNING IN TIMES OF COVID

🕔07:36, 30.Jul 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed everything around us. The complete social structure has been forced to undergo a massive change. Death was believed to be the ultimate leveller; it treated everyone the same. But due to the pandemic, even

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Hetero launches Favivir to treat mild to moderate Covid symptoms

Hetero launches Favivir to treat mild to moderate Covid symptoms

🕔18:10, 29.Jul 2020

Hyderabad, July 29  Hetero, one of India’s leading generic pharmaceutical companies and the world’s largest producer of antiretroviral drugs, on Wednesday announced the launch of generic Favipiravir in India under the brand name Favivir for treatment of mild to moderate

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Global Covid-19 deaths surpass 650,000

Global Covid-19 deaths surpass 650,000

🕔07:17, 28.Jul 2020

New York, July 28  Global Covid-19 deaths surpassed 650,000 on Monday, reaching 650,029, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. Meanwhile, the total Covid-19 cases around the world rose to 16,330,977, according to

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Took right decision at right time to fight Covid: Modi

Took right decision at right time to fight Covid: Modi

🕔18:25, 27.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 27  India has become the second largest personal protective equipment (PPE) kits manufacturer in the last four months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday while inaugurating the three more high tech state of the art testing

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Sydney reintroduces COVID-19 restrictions

Sydney reintroduces COVID-19 restrictions

🕔13:15, 24.Jul 2020

Sydney, July 24  Australia’s largest city of Sydney on Friday reintroduced restrictions on hospitality venues in a bid to avoid a second wave of COVID-19 infections. Venues, including restaurants, cafes and bars were required to limit group bookings to 10

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US COVID-19 cases surpass 4 mln — Johns Hopkins University

US COVID-19 cases surpass 4 mln — Johns Hopkins University

🕔07:32, 24.Jul 2020

New York, July 24 The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed the 4 million mark to reach 4,005,414 as of 3.04 p.m. local time (1904 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns

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India nears 12L-mark as recovery rate improves to 63%

India nears 12L-mark as recovery rate improves to 63%

🕔11:35, 22.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 22  India on Wednesday reported 37,724 fresh Covid-19 cases in 24 hours with the tally barely 7,000 short of the 12-lakh-mark, as the Union Health Ministry data revealed total coronavirus cases at 11,92,915. With 648 fresh deaths

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Coronavirus and floods wreak havoc in Bihar

Coronavirus and floods wreak havoc in Bihar

🕔17:29, 21.Jul 2020

Patna, July 21  The unabated increase in coronavirus cases coupled with the overflowing rivers in the state has wreaked havoc upon the people of Bihar. Floods are not a new phenomenon in Bihar. Though people are reeling under the floods

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