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Hyderabad Airport gets AIC's health accreditation for safe travel
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Hyderabad International Airport on Sunday said it has achieved the Airport Council International's Airport Health Accreditation for safe travel. ... read..


Regular, online classes choice as schools reopen in Andhra Monday
Amaravati | Sunday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
School students in Andhra Pradesh have the choice to attend classes in person or online from Monday, as the state government has allowed schools to reopen for students from ninth standard to 12th standard. ... read..


Here's how drinking coffee can improve survival in metastatic colorectal cancer patients
Washington | September 20, 2020 9:12:30 PM IST
Among the large group of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, consumption of a few cups of coffee a day was associated with longer survival and a lower risk of cancer worsening, as per findings of the latest study. ... read..


Canadian researchers join Apple to empower heart failure patients
Toronto | Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research at University Health Network (UHN) here has collaborated with Apple to give heart failure patients more control over their health from their homes and usher in a new era of remote monitoring possibilities. ... read..


Study finds vitamin D levels in blood can predict future health risks, death
Washington | September 20, 2020 8:42:17 PM IST
In ageing men, free, circulating vitamin D levels in the blood can help in understanding and predicting the future health risks--suggest the findings of a recent study. The study also suggests the free, precursor form of vitamin D found circulating in the ... read..


Rural Telangana bearing brunt of COVID-19
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
The rural areas in Telangana are bearing the brunt of COVID-19 even as the number of cases has considerably dropped in the state capital. ... read..


Study reveals mindfulness with paced breathing reduces blood pressure
Florida | September 20, 2020 8:12:24 PM IST
In a recent study, a team of researchers explored the possibility of whether mindfulness with paced breathing reduces blood pressure. ... read..


3 MPs, 6 MLAs, ex-Prez among COVID's VVIP victims
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
The dreaded COVID-19 is taking a heavy toll on human life and is sparing none. Not even the VVIPs. ... read..


4 new Covid-19 cases reported in NZ
Wellington | Sunday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
New Zealand reported four new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the nationwide tally to 1,464, the Ministry of Health said in a statement. ... read..


Loneliness has doubled among older adults amid COVID-19 pandemic: Study
Washington | September 20, 2020 6:42:19 PM IST
The findings of a national poll suggest staying close to home and avoiding crowded places can help older adults to reduce their risk of COVID-19. But this can be achieved with a cost, especially for those dealing with health challenges. ... read..


Odisha records highest 1-day spike of 4,330 Covid cases
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Odisha has reported 4,330 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike so far taking the state's total tally to 1,79,880, said a state health official on Sunday. ... read..


Certain cancer treatments up death risk from Covid-19: Study
New York | Sunday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
A team of US researchers has found that certain treatments for cancer may increase the chance of death if they contract Covid-19. ... read..


Telangana sees 2,173 new corona cases, tally over 1.70 lakh
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Telangana's COVID-19 tally crossed 1.70-lakh mark as the state reported 2,173 more cases on Sunday, while eight more patients succumbed to the virus. ... read..


Over 92K new corona cases in India, total over 54-lakh mark
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
With another significant single-day spike of 92,605 coronavirus cases, India's total tally on Sunday breached the 54-lakh mark to reach 54,00,620 cases even as 1,133 more COVID-19 deaths were recorded in 24 hours. ... read..


Daily coronavirus cases in UK hit 4-month high
London | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
With 4,422 fresh cases, the number of single-day coronavirus infections in the UK has hit a four-month record high since May, taking the overall tally to 390,358, official statistics showed. ... read..


Canadians urged to take action against Covid-19 as cases spike
Ottawa | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
Canadian citizens have been urged to take action against the spread of the novel coronavirus, as the overall nationwide caseload has increased to 141,911 with 9,205 deaths, according to the country's Public Health Agency. ... read..


Worst-hit Australian state reports lowest Covid-19 cases since June
Melbourne | Sunday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Australia's Victoria state, the worst-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, has reported the lowest number of fresh Covid-19 cases since June, according to health authorities. ... read..


Single-day Covid-19 cases in France hit new high
Paris | Sunday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
France reported 13,498 new coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period, a new record in the number of single-day confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic, according to the country's Public Health Agency. ... read..


CDC forecasts up to 218k COVID-19 deaths in US by Oct 10
Washington | Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
A new ensemble forecast published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has projected up to 218,000 Covid-19 deaths in America by October 10. ... read..


Global Covid-19 cases top 30.6mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 PM IST
The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 30.6 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 955,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. ... read..


38 new Covid deaths in Delhi; cases top 2.42 lakh
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 PM IST
Another 38 people have succumbed to the dreaded novel coronavirus here, taking the death toll due to Covid-19 in the national capital to 4,945. Also, 4,071 fresh infections have been reported, taking the total number of cases beyond 2.42 lakh, officials s ... read..


Study finds gender harassment, institutional betrayal in high school take toll on mental health
Oregon | September 20, 2020 2:12:19 PM IST
High school students who endure gender harassment in schools that don't respond well, enter college and adulthood with potential mental health challenges, according to a University of Oregon study. ... read..


'Let's talk about dementia' on World Alzheimer's Day 2020
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 12:12:26 PM IST
World Alzheimer's Day is observed on September 21 every year to raise the awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia. This day is celebrated for generating awareness and due to the seriousness of this disease, it is celebrated for the whole month in some co ... read..


Recoveries exceed new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
With 10,815 patients discharged, recoveries were more than 8,364 new Covid cases, while 114 succumbed to the virus across Karnataka on Saturday. ... read..


Covid-19: Amid rising recoveries, Andhra logs 8k more cases
Amaravati | Sunday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh has registered 8,218 new Covid cases, raising the state's tally to 6.17 lakh, even as recoveries continue to outnumber infections. ... read..


Highest single day spike takes Gujarat's Covid tally to 1,21,930
Gandhinagar | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 AM IST
Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,432 new Covid-19 cases, the highest in a day so far, taking the state's coronavirus tally to 1,21,930, while 16 deaths in the last 24 hours mounted the state's death toll to 3,305. ... read..


Covid: Maha recoveries outnumber new infections; 425 deaths (ROUNDUP)
Mumbai | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 AM IST
Maharashtra on Saturday notched a new record of 23,501 Covid-19 recoveries compared with the number of new infections, besides recording 425 more deaths, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here. ... read..


Assam to provide free transplant aid for children
Guwahati | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 AM IST
The Assam government will provide 100 per cent free medical support for liver, kidney, and bone marrow transplantation to children below 12 years of age, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Saturday. ... read..


K'taka Cong MLA Priyank Kharge tests positive for Covid-19
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Karnataka Congress legislator Priyank Kharge has tested positive for coronavirus and is at home isolation for treatment, a party official said on Saturday. ... read..


India's first CRISPR Covid-19 test approved for use
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Tata CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) test, powered by CSIR-IGIB (Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology), received regulatory approval on Saturday from the Drug Controller General of India for its commercial l ... read..


J&K reports 1,492 new Covid cases; tally at 62,533
Srinagar | Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
As many as 1,492 more people tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the tally in the Union Territory to 62,533, health officials said. ... read..


Kerala records single-day high of 4,644 corona cases
Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Kerala on Saturday recorded its single-day high of 4,644 coronavirus cases, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. Eighteen more COVID-19 fatalities took the state's death toll to 519. ... read..


K'taka Dy CM tests Covid positive, in home isolation (Ld)
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayan tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday and is under home isolation in the city. ... read..


Bihar: Covid-19 shadow on famous 'Malamas' fair in Rajgir
Rajgir (Bihar) | Saturday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
According to Hindu beliefs, no auspicious function is held in the month of 'Malamas' (Adhimas), but there is a tradition of holding the world-famous Malamas fair in Rajgir in Bihar's Nalanda district in which a large number of saints and devotees gather. ... read..


Can homemade masks prevent Covid-19 spread when we sneeze?
New York | Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Masks made with common household fabrics help prevent the spread of viruses like Covid-19 as researchers have found that they are considerably effective at blocking droplets similar to those that may be released by speaking, coughing and sneezing, even as ... read..


Rising stress in US linked to pandemic-related losses, news
New York | Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Rising acute stress and depressive symptoms across the US are linked to experiencing multiple stressors triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, such as unemployment and extensive exposure to pandemic-related news, says a new study. ... read..


Odisha's Covid-19 tally crosses 1.75 lakh mark
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Odisha's Covid-19 tally touched 1,75,550 as 4,209 more people tested positive for the infection while the toll reached 691 as nine new fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, a health official said on Saturday. ... read..


NPH Act promised as RS passes Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
In between the Congress crediting Rahul Gandhi for predicting the Covid-19 pandemic well before a spike in infections and the Trinamool objecting to the amendment to the epidemic legislation saying it gives unqualified power to the Centre to meddle into s ... read..


As lockdown takes its toll on wrestling, wrestlers desperate to be back in akharas
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Samsaad, a wrestler for many years and a state-level champion three times, is now preparing to fight at the national level. ... read..


Drug with potential to fight Covid-19 identified
London | Saturday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Scientists have identified a new drug that could prevent or mitigate the consequences derived from infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19. ... read..


Pvt hospitals in Agra reluctant to carry on corona battle
Agra | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Private nursing homes and hospitals in Agra have virtually withdrawn from the battle against COVID-19, which is now spreading its tentacles in the hinterland. ... read..


US Covid-19 death toll reflects failing national response: Expert
Washington | Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
The coronavirus death toll in the US is a "reflection of a failing national response", a top infectious disease expert has said. ... read..


Had a hectic week? Just 10 minutes of massage will relax you
London | Saturday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
If you have had a tiring week, just 10 minutes of simple massage at home can do wonders to rejuvenate your mind and body, suggests a new research. ... read..


Canada's Conservative Party leader tests Covid-19 positive
Ottawa | Saturday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Erin O'Toole, the newly-appointed leader of Canada's Conservative Party, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, it was announced. ... read..


Nepal Covid-19 cases top 61k with record high daily spike
Kathmandu | Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
The overall Covid-19 cases in Nepal has increased to 61,653 after the Himalayan country reported a record high spike in the number of single-day infections, according to the Ministry of Health and Population. ... read..


Istanbul adopts alternate working hours to curb Covid-19
Istanbul | Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Turkey's biggest city of Istanbul has adopted alternate working hours for public employees to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the wake of the increasing number of daily cases, Governor Ali Yerlikaya announced. ... read..


Guatemalan President tests Covid-19 positive
Guatemala City | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the government said in a statement. ... read..


US CDC updates guidelines on testing asymptomatic people
Washington | Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidelines for testing people who do not show symptoms of the novel coronavirus. ... read..


Over 93K Covid cases take India tally across 53L
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Continuing with its massive daily spike, India recorded 93,337 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking its overall tally across the 53-lakh mark, data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed on Saturday. ... read..


Global Covid-19 cases top 30.3mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington | Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 PM IST
The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 30.3 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 950,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. ... read..


Brazil's Covid death toll tops 135,000
Rio de Janeiro | Saturday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST
Another 858 Covid-19 patients have died in Brazil, raising the country's death toll to 135,793, the Brazilian Ministry of Health said. ... read..


Trump expects Covid vaccine to be available for 'every American' by April
Washington | Saturday, 2020 12:45:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has said that the United States would produce enough coronavirus vaccine doses for "every American" by April 2021. ... read..


HCL sets up Covid facilities at LNJP and DDU hospital
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 12:15:05 PM IST
In a noble gesture, the HCL foundation has helped set-up isolation and treatment units for the Covid-19 disease at two government hospitals here. ... read..


COVID-19 likely to become a seasonal disease, say scientists
Washington | September 19, 2020 11:12:25 AM IST
COVID-19, the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, will likely become seasonal in countries with temperate climates, but only when herd immunity is attained, suggests a new review published in Frontiers in Public Health. ... read..


Study finds that Asthma patients get risky levels of steroid tablets
Queensland | September 19, 2020 11:12:21 AM IST
More than one-quarter of asthma patients have been prescribed potentially dangerous amounts of steroid tablets, suggests a recent study. ... read..


Second wave of coronavirus coming to UK: Boris Johnson
London | Saturday, 2020 9:45:06 AM IST
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned that a second wave of Covid-19 in Britain is "coming in", and his government may need to "intensify things to help bring the rate of infections down". ... read..


France reports new daily record of 13,215 Covid cases
Paris | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 AM IST
A further 13,215 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in France on Friday, making it the highest number of infections recorded in a single day since the coronavirus outbreak, the country's Public Health Agency said. ... read..


Canada, US agree to extend cross-border closure to Oct 21
Ottawa | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 AM IST
Canada and the US have agreed to extend the cross-border closure to non-essential travels for another month until October 21 to slow the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Public Safety Minister Bill Blair on Friday. ... read..


Karnataka's Covid tally crosses 5 lakh
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST
With 8,626 fresh cases across the state on Friday, Karnataka's Covid-19 tally crossed the 5 lakh mark, while 10,949 people were discharged after treatment in the last 24 hours. ... read..


One dead, 22 fall sick after consuming 'local alcohol' in Andhra
Visakhapatnam | Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
One person died and 22 others fell sick after consuming suspected 'local alcohol' in three villages of Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district. ... read..


Maha notches more cures than new infections; 440 deaths (Roundup)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
In a rare occurrence, Maharashtra on Friday notched more Covid-19 recoveries compared to new cases, besides recording 440 deaths, health officials said here. ... read..


Police Sub-Inspector in Hyderabad succumbs to Covid
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
A Sub-Inspector of Police in Hyderabad died of Covid-19 on Friday. ... read..


Air India Express ops to Dubai to resume from Saturday (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 4:45:06 AM IST
Air India Express operations to Dubai will be restored from September 19, the airline said late on Friday. ... read..


Bamboo cookies, honey bottles to boost immunity for Tripura people
Agartala | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday launched bamboo cookies and bamboo made honey bottles that will help in boosting people's immunity and livelihood as well. ... read..


Guj sees new high daily Covid tally, recoveries cross 1 lakh
Gandhinagar | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Gujarat on Friday saw its highest daily spike of coronavirus cases, with 1,410 new infections taking its tally to 1,20,498 while the death toll rose to 3,289 as 16 more patients succumbed. ... read..


1,330 more corona cases in J&K
Srinagar | Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
As many as 1,330 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, while 15 more COVID-19 fatalities took the Union Territory's death toll to 966. ... read..


Covid-19: Andhra continues to log higher recoveries
Amaravati | Saturday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh has been consistent in clocking a higher number of recoveries than the daily detection rate of new Covid infections, health officials said on Friday. ... read..


Covid-19 can cause decline in life expectancy globally: Study
London | Friday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Researchers now claim that Covid-19 pandemic could cause a short-term decline in life expectancy in many regions of the world, unless the spread of the disease is contained. ... read..


Preparing for potential Covid-19 vaccine launch: Moderna CEO
New York | Friday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
US-based biotech firm Moderna is actively preparing for a potential commercial launch of mRNA-1273, its Covid-19 vaccine, the company's CEO has said. ... read..


Day after RS speech BJP MP tests Covid positive; TMC leader sounds alarm
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajya Sabha member Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has tested positive for COVID-19 after giving an elaborate speech on Maharashtra's handling of the pandemic on Wednesday, and TMC MP Derek O Brien has raised a red flag. ... read..


UV light kills Covid-19 virus without harming people: Study
Tokyo | Friday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
In a significant breakthrough, researchers have discovered that using Ultraviolet C (UVC) light with a wavelength of 222 nanometres (touted as safer to use around humans) effectively kills the Covid-19 virus. ... read..


K'taka doctors asked to call off strike amid Covid crisis
Bengaluru | Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Assuring the government doctors of considering their demand for wage revision, Karnataka Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar on Friday urged them to call off their strike and report for duty. ... read..


Childhood neglect may lead to teen pregnancy: Study
Sydney | Friday, 2020 9:15:07 PM IST
Researchers have found that children who experience neglect are seven times more likely than other abuse victims to have a teen pregnancy. ... read..


AI-based cameras detect rail travellers with fever, without masks
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 8:45:07 PM IST
Technology has come to the rescue of the Indian Railways -- operating 310 passenger, Mail and Express trains as of now across the country -- in detecting passengers with coronavirus-like symptoms, as Artificial Intelligence-based surveillance cameras have ... read..


No fluoride-affected villages in Telangana thanks to Mission Bhagiratha
Hyderabad | Friday, 2020 8:45:07 PM IST
Telangana now has no fluoride-affected habitation as the state has overcome the problem thanks to Mission Bhagiratha, the state government's flagship programme to provide safe drinking water to every household. ... read..


Bacterial outbreak infects thousands in China amid Covid-19
Beijing | Friday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Amid the Covid-19 outbreak, now several thousand people in northwest China have tested positive for brucellosis, a bacterial disease, the authorities has confirmed recently. ... read..


Covid generational opportunity to reimagine education without barriers: HC
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 8:15:07 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday while passing a judgment on a plea filed by an NGO held that the Covid-19 pandemic is "a generational opportunity to re-imagine education by removing connectivity barriers". ... read..


Rapid 90-minute Covid-19 test shown to be highly accurate
London | Friday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Researchers have created a 90-minute high speed Covid-19 test which does not require a laboratory and can be performed in cartridges smaller than a mobile phone with high accuracy. ... read..


B'desh to halt Covid-19 services in 12 hospitals
Dhaka | Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Covid-19 services will be halted in 12 hospitals across Bangladesh due to the lack of patients, according to the Directorate General of Health Services. ... read..


Stroke scans can reveal Covid-19 infection: Study
London | Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Researchers have found that Covid-19 may be diagnosed on the same emergency scans intended to diagnose stroke. ... read..


Rise in Kerala Covid cases makes Shailaja face reality
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Gone are the days when Kerala State Health Minister K. K.Shailaja was omnipresent in the TV channels taking all the accolades, when the Covid pandemic was gripping the country and Kerala was fighting it, but today she is hardly visible. ... read..


Trinamool MP kicks up a row by mocking cow urine in RS
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress kicked up a row inside the Rajya Sabha on Friday as it mocked cow urine. It found itself in the minority as parties from across the nation vouched for homoeopathy, ayurveda and other alternate sources of medicine. ... read..


Majority of Covid-recovered complain of fatigue: Study
London | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
In a major study, the researchers have shown that persistent fatigue occurs in more than half of patients recovered from Covid-19, regardless of the seriousness of their infection. ... read..


No new Covid-19 cases in NZ for 1st time in a month
Wellington | Friday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
There were no new coronavirus cases in New Zealand on Friday for the first time early August, according to the Health Ministry. ... read..


It's in our genes: What is aiding India's low mortality rate
Varanasi | Friday, 2020 5:15:09 PM IST
A study conducted by top genetic experts has revealed that Indians should be thankful to their genes for tiding over the Covid pandemic with a relatively lesser mortality rate as compared to the US and European nations. ... read..


France mulls new curbs as Covid-19 cases hit new high
Paris | Friday, 2020 5:15:09 PM IST
French authorities have said that they would consider additional restrictive measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, notably in the country's red zones, following a surge in the number of positive cases, Health Minister Olivier Veran said. ... read..


Over 96K Covid cases in 24 hours
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
With a massive spike of 96,424 new cases and 1,172 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's Covid-19 tally on Friday crossed the 52-lakh mark. ... read..


Texas announces further easing of restrictions
Houston | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced that Covid-19 restrictions will be further eased in most areas of the state from September 21 following a drop in the number of positive coronavirus cases. ... read..


Google adds Search trends symptoms data to Covid-19 repository
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 3:45:07 PM IST
In an effort to help researchers find useful health data to fight new coronavirus, Google has added its Search Trends symptoms dataset, which aggregates anonymised search trends for over 400 symptoms, to its Covid-19 Open Data repository. ... read..


WHO Europe calls for regional coherence as Covid-19 cases soar
Copenhagen | Friday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
As coronavirus cases were soaring in the European region, the World Health Organization's (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge has called for greater "regional coherence", respect for "scientific knowledge", and asked authorities to embrace new d ... read..


105 inmates test Covid positive in UP jail
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh) | Friday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
The Pilibhit jail in Uttar Pradesh has reported 105 cases of Covid-19 among the inmates. ... read..


Covid-19 scene remains grim in Agra region
Agra | Friday, 2020 2:45:06 PM IST
With 118 fresh cases and 117 deaths till now, the Covid-19 scene in Agra remains grim. Health officials said the rising graph of infection was a matter for worry, though all required measures were being taken to control the spread. ... read..


Global Covid-19 cases cross 30mn mark: Johns Hopkins
Washington | Friday, 2020 2:15:06 PM IST
The overall number of global coronavirus cases has crossed the 30 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 944,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. ... read..


Rajasthan MP declared Covid negative again; questions ICMR
Jaipur | Friday, 2020 6:45:06 AM IST
Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal, who was declared Covid-19 positive in Delhi before the commencement of Parliament's Monsoon Session, and later tested negative for Covid-19 in Rajasthan, was declared Covid-19 negative again on Thursday after the fifth test. ... read..


Kerala records highest one-day spike of 4,351 Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
Kerala on Thursday registered the highest one-day spike of 4,351 Covid cases, health officials said. ... read..


Telangana cop suspended as birthday party spreads COVID
Hyderabad | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
A birthday party thrown by a police constable led to the spread of COVID-19 among the police personnel in Rachakonda police commissionerate here. ... read..


Gujarat reports highest single day spike of 1,379 Covid cases
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
Gujarat recorded the highest single day spike in Covid-19 with 1,379 cases, taking the tally to 1,19,088, while 14 more deaths pushed the toll to 3,273, health officials said on Thursday. ... read..


Karnataka's Covid tally touches 4.94 lakh mark
Bengaluru | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
With 9,366 fresh Covid-19 cases, Karnataka's tally mounted to 4,94,356 on Thursday, health officials said. ... read..


Covid effort: Maha to recruit 2,852 medical students from campus
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
As the Covid-19 situation remains critical, the Maharashtra government has decided to draft 2,852 medical students right from their campuses to work in hospitals across the state, Medical Education Minister Amit V. Deshmukh said here on Thursday. ... read..


Maharashtra Covid-19 cases soar; deaths surpass 31K
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 4:15:06 AM IST
Six months after the first death in Maharashtra, Covid-19 deaths and new cases continued to soar on Thursday with fatalities crossing the 31,000 mark, health officials said here. ... read..


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