Washington |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM ISTSuicide attempts by teenage girls in the US rose by 51 per cent during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).... read..
| June 15, 2021 10:14:44 AM ISTPune (Maharashtra) [India], June 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Dr Dhananjay Datar, CMD, Al Adil Group, UAE, popularly known as Masala King has fully sponsored a novel initiative named 'Rickshaw Ambulance' meant for the COVID patients who need oxygen in cri... read..
Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:05 AM ISTRanking second after Maharashtra on the Covid tracker, deaths due to the infection crossed the 33,000-mark across Karnataka on Sunday, including 15,319 in Bengaluru alone, the state health bulletin said on Monday.... read..
Others | June 15, 2021 7:44:28 AM ISTBrasilia [Brazil], June 15 (ANI/Xinhua): Brazil registered 827 more deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 488,228, the health ministry said Monday.... read..
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 15, 2021 8:14:43 AM ISTWith many people staying at home due to COVID-19 restriction, gardening has emerged as a new hobby for youth in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 15, 2021 8:44:33 AM ISTAmidst the second COVID-19 wave, a group of the transgender community was vaccinated on Monday after a special vaccination drive was launched for the community by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) at Kalyan Mandap in the city.... read..
By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi | June 15, 2021 6:44:37 AM ISTResearch is taking place in India, US and several other countries to see if booster dose will be needed for maintaining longer efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, a senior doctor has said.... read..
Srinagar |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM ISTA total of 599 new cases and nine deaths were reported from J&K on Monday as the steady decline in Covid spread continued in the Union Territory.... read..
Harare |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM ISTThe unofficial second 'Test' between South Africa A and Zimbabwe A was suspended here on Monday following the Zimbabwe government's directive to cease all sports activity owing to the Covid-19 situation in the country.... read..
New Delhi | June 15, 2021 1:14:38 AM ISTThe cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has reached 25,87,13,321 as per the 7 pm provisional report on Monday, said the Union Health Ministry.... read..
Chandigarh (Haryana) | June 15, 2021 1:14:35 AM ISTHaryana Home and Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday released IEC Comic - 'BACCHE, VAAYU and CORONA 6: Covid Variant Banaam Vaccine Yodha' to spread awareness about COVID-19 vaccine and immunisation among parents and children.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 15, 2021 1:14:31 AM ISTIn wake of the COVID crisis, a Hyderabad-based NGO, The Vedam Foundation, is distributing food free of charge to the needy, patients and their attenders, doctors, and nurses, at several hospitals across Hyderabad.... read..
Others | June 15, 2021 9:44:35 AM ISTSantiago [Chile], June 15 (ANI/Xinhua): Chile on Monday registered 6,234 new daily cases of COVID-19 and 97 more deaths in a day, raising the country's confirmed caseload to 1,482,663 and the pandemic death toll to 30,804.... read..
New Delhi | June 15, 2021 10:14:35 AM ISTIndia reported 60,471 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest count after 75 days, while the daily positivity rate further dropped to 3.45 per cent, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.... read..
Washington | June 15, 2021 10:14:42 AM ISTUnited States-based Pakistan-linked charity organisations collected funds in name of helping India in the COVID-19 crisis, however, the donated millions of dollars are likely to be used for "fomenting protests and sponsoring outright terror attacks", acco... read..
Others | June 15, 2021 2:14:37 AM ISTGeneva [Switzerland], June 15 (ANI/Xinhua): The World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries on Monday to close a funding gap of 16 billion US dollars for the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator project, which aims to accelerate the development,... read..
Jammu |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM ISTCovid positivity rate in Jammu district has dropped to 1 per cent, while its recovery rate has touched 95 per cent, Deputy Commissioner Anshul Garg said at a press briefing on Monday.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 15, 2021 4:14:48 AM ISTAlleging that India's death toll due to COVID is 'five to six' times more than the official data, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that the Central government has "no touch with the reality".... read..
Amaravati |Tuesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM ISTThe principal secretary of Andhra Pradesh's health and family welfare department, Anil Kumar Singhal, on Monday issued an order sanctioning an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh to all the regularly employed doctors in the event they succumb to Coronavirus while dis... read..
Puducherry | June 15, 2021 3:44:36 AM ISTPuducherry government has announced extension of COVID-induced lockdown upto June 21 with additional relaxations.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 15, 2021 3:44:34 AM ISTKarnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday announced Rs 1 lakh relief to each family under Below Poverty Line (BPL) which has lost an earning or adult member due to COVID-19.... read..
Mumbai |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM ISTMaharashtra's Covid-19 deaths remained in the higher range even as new infections dropped below the 10,000 level, and the number of patients cured increased, health officials said here on Monday.... read..
Tel Aviv | June 15, 2021 7:14:33 AM ISTIsrael has allowed people to go maskless indoors from Tuesday, as the coronavirus cases in the country are decreasing.... read..
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 15, 2021 5:14:39 AM ISTThe Odisha government has sought COVID-19 vaccine in the ratio of 95:05 for government and private hospitals instead of 75:25 as per the Central guidelines.... read..
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa | June 15, 2021 6:44:35 AM ISTAmid the spread of COVID-19 infection in Pakistan, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh governments have decided to end the two-day lockdown policy in the provinces.... read..
Guwahati/Agartala |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM ISTIn terms of recovery of Covid patients, the eight northeastern states fare the worst even as the country's recovery rate is rising regularly and touched 95.43 per cent on Monday.... read..
Gurugram |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM ISTAs many as 54 Covid patients have lost their lives here in just 14 days, since June 1, which proves that the second Covid wave is far more deadlier than the first one.... read..
Kathmandu | June 15, 2021 3:14:31 AM ISTAfter a pause of three days, the COVID-19 vaccination drive resumed in Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Monday.... read..
Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM ISTAs Bengaluru saw lockdown restrictions partially relaxed from Monday, city civic body chief Gaurav Gupta urged people to stay vigilant about the Covid threat.... read..
Amaravati |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM ISTThe number of new Covid-19 cases continued to drop in Andhra Pradesh with the state reporting 4,549 infections on Monday, taking its overall tally to over 18.1 lakh while the active caseload dropped to 80,013.... read..
Brussels | June 15, 2021 4:14:45 AM ISTRaising concern over the COVID-19 situation in the country, US President Biden on Monday (local time) urged Americans who have not yet gotten vaccinated against the coronavirus to do so as soon as possible, pointing that the country has lost nearly 600,00... read..
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | June 15, 2021 4:44:33 AM ISTFollowing the Himachal Pradesh government's announcement that COVID-19 RT-PCR negative tests are no longer required to enter the state, tourists were seen flocking to Shimla on the weekend.... read..
By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi | June 14, 2021 4:14:37 PM ISTAhead of the upcoming assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, Senior congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Monday said that the mismanagement of COVID pandemic by the current administration will be the key issue among others including farmers' demands, rising unem... read..
By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi | June 14, 2021 6:15:00 PM ISTUS Biotechnology company Novavax on Monday announced that its Covid-19 vaccine provides 100 per cent protection against moderate and severe symptoms of the disease and 90.4 per cent efficacy overall in phase 3 trials.... read..
Islamabad |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM ISTPakistan registered 1,019 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which increased the overall infection tally to 942,189, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Monday.... read..
Middle East | June 14, 2021 3:44:30 AM ISTAnkara [Turkey], June 14 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey on Sunday reported 5,012 new COVID-19 cases, including 454 symptomatic patients, raising the total infections in the country to 5,330,447, according to its health ministry.... read..
Mumbai |Monday, 2021 3:45:05 AM ISTFor the fourth time in a week, Maharashtra's Covid-19 death toll climbed to a new peak, while the total cases crossed the 59 lakh mark though fresh infections dropped, health officials said on Sunday.... read..
Hyderabad |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM ISTA single dose of vaccine is sufficient for those already infected by Covid-19, revealed a study by Hyderabad's AIG Hospitals.... read..
Kolkata |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM ISTTaking a lesson from the second Covid wave, the West Bengal government is accelerating the process of infrastructure development to tackle the the third wave and control it more effectively. As it has been found that children and consequently the women ar... read..
Washington | June 14, 2021 12:14:40 PM ISTAccording to a new study, the addition of a simple processing step to saliva samples before testing may improve the COVID-19 detection rate, eliminate the challenges of nasopharyngeal testing, and facilitate mass surveillance.... read..
By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi | June 14, 2021 4:14:35 PM ISTApollo Hospitals Managing Director Dr Sangeeta Reddy on Monday said that the antibody cocktail Regeneron treatment she took after contracting Covid-19 made a dramatic difference in her recovery from the infection.... read..
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | June 14, 2021 11:44:45 AM ISTAs an example of communal harmony in Coimbatore, a group of social workers from Tamil Nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazagham (TMMK) performed the last rites of people who succumbed to COVID-19.... read..
New Delhi | June 14, 2021 4:14:47 PM ISTThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday sought an Action Taken Report (ATR) from the Union Home Secretary and the Chief Secretary of Odisha over a petiton claiming denial and deprivation of bare human rights to Meera Devi, an ailing octogena... read..
Beijing | June 14, 2021 2:44:28 AM ISTChinese investigators have set up a task force to investigate possible dereliction of duty among Guangzhou officials over the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus.... read..
Chandigarh |Monday, 2021 4:45:05 AM ISTFormer Indian women volleyball team captain Nirmal Kaur, the wife of legendary Olympian Milkha Singh, died at a Mohali hospital on Sunday due to complications related to Covid-19 infection, doctors said.... read..
Chandigarh | June 14, 2021 6:14:37 AM ISTThe Haryana government on Sunday extended ongoing lockdown till 5 am on June 21, but considering a sharp decline in Covid positivity rate and the number of new positive cases, it allowed more relaxations in the rules.... read..
Beijing |Monday, 2021 6:45:06 PM ISTChina's Guangdong province reported four locally transmitted Covid-19 cases on Saturday, all in the capital Guangzhou, health authorities said on Monday.... read..
Bogota |Monday, 2021 6:45:06 PM ISTColombian President Ivan Duque confirmed he has received his first dose of a jab against Covid-19 and said that the National Vaccination Plan is continuing its fight to immunise 35 million people in the country.... read..
Washington |Monday, 2021 6:15:06 PM ISTDue to the coronavirus pandemic, the US state of Montana witnessed more deaths than births for the first time since data collection began in 1908.... read..
Washington |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM ISTCovid-19 Delta variant is likely to become the dominant source of new infections in the US and could lead to new outbreaks by September, said Scott Gottlieb, the former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration.... read..
Asia | June 14, 2021 1:14:30 AM ISTTehran [Iran], June 14 (ANI/Xinhua): Iran reported on Sunday 8,195 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 3,028,717.... read..