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Chest pain, diarrhoea more common in new Covid patients: Doctors

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:17 AM IST
Amid rising daily Covid cases, patients are presenting more non-specific symptoms like diarrhoea and chest pain leading to heart attacks, experts said here on Tuesday.... read..
 

Delhi reports 917 Covid cases, positivity rate nears 20%

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
The national capital on Tuesday reported a considerable decline in the number of fresh Covid cases at 917, against 1,227 cases reported the previous day, as per the health bulletin issued by the Delhi government.... read..
 

Delhi's COVID 19 positivity rate hits record high in last 7 months at 19.20 pc

New Delhi | August 16, 2022 11:56:37 PM IST
The national capital reported 917 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours with a case positivity rate of 19.20 per cent, according to a bulletin by the Delhi Health Department on Tuesday.... read..
 

Pandemic is far from over, says Delhi L-G over recent surge in COVID cases

New Delhi | August 16, 2022 9:26:20 PM IST
Following the recent surge in COVID 19 cases in the national capital, Delhi lieutenant governor (L-G) VK Saxena on Tuesday appealed to people to adhere to Covid-appropriate behaviour and also said that the "pandemic is far from over".... read..
 

US first lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Washington | August 16, 2022 8:27:07 PM IST
US first lady Jill Biden has been tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms, said a State Department press release.... read..
 

India sees decline in Covid cases; 8,813 new infections in last 24 hours

New Delhi | August 16, 2022 11:59:48 AM IST
India reported a decline in Coronavirus cases with 8,813 fresh Covid-19 infections reported in the last 24 hours as compared to 14,917 cases a day before, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Tuesday.... read..
 

Shanghai: Shoppers throng exits at Ikea store amid COVID-19 lockdown

Shanghai | August 16, 2022 11:28:42 AM IST
Shangahi Ikea store saw panicked shoppers rushing for the exits after city health authorities on Saturday ordered the store to shutter down with shoppers inside after a close contact of a COVID-19 case was traced to the location.... read..
 

Delhi reports 1,227 fresh Covid cases; 8 deaths

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
The national capital on Monday reported a considerable decline in the number of fresh Covid cases as 1,227 new infections were recorded against 2,162 cases on the previous day, as per an official health bulletin.... read..
 

Delhi reports 2,162 fresh Covid cases, 5 deaths

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The national capital on Sunday reported 2,162 fresh Covid infections, recording a marginal rise against 2,031 cases reported on Saturday, as per the health bulletin issued by the Delhi government.... read..
 

Bharat Biotech completes clinical development for phase III trials, booster doses for BBV154 intranasal Covid vaccine

Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 15, 2022 4:27:56 PM IST
Bharat Biotech International on Monday said that BBV154 (intranasal vaccine) has proven to be safe, well-tolerated, and immunogenic in subjects in controlled clinical trials.... read..
 

India records 14,917 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi | August 15, 2022 11:58:34 AM IST
India on Monday recorded 14,917 new COVID-19 cases with a daily positivity rate of 7.52 per cent, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.... read..
 

Xi's Zero-Covid policy fails as new Covid cases arise in China

Beijing | August 14, 2022 1:26:40 AM IST
Xi's Zero-Covid policy has failed terribly as new areas come under coronavirus infection especially the tourism hubs of Tibet and Hainan. Due to the enforcement of lockdowns in an abrupt manner, tens of thousands of tourists are stranded in the regions.... read..
 

Farooq Abdullah tests positive for COVID-19 again

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 14, 2022 1:57:17 AM IST
President of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Farooq Abdullah tested positive for COVID-19, the party said here on Saturday.... read..
 

Xi's Zero-Covid policy fails as fresh infections arise at tourism hubs in China

Beijing | August 14, 2022 2:27:16 AM IST
Xi's Zero-Covid policy has failed terribly as new areas come under coronavirus infection especially the tourism hubs of Tibet and Hainan.... read..
 

Farooq Abdullah tests positive for Covid-19

Srinagar |Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Former J&K Chief Minister and President of National Conference (NC), Farooq Abdullah, tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday.... read..
 

Delhi reports over 2K Covid cases for fifth consecutive day, 9 deaths

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported 2,031 fresh Covid cases, a marginal decline against 2,136 reported on previous day, while there were nine more deaths, as per the health bulletin.... read..
 

Congress leader Deepender Singh Hooda tests COVID positive for 2nd time

New Delhi | August 14, 2022 4:56:20 AM IST
Congress Rajya Sabha MP Deepender Singh Hooda on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time in a year.... read..
 

COVID-19: Chinese authorities warn Xinjiang residents of 3-day lockdown

Xinjiang | August 14, 2022 7:27:07 PM IST
Chinese authorities in Xinjiang have warned those flouting quarantine laws with as many as three weeks of detention amid the latest outbreak of COVID-19 in the region, according to media reports.... read..
 

India sees slight dip in COVID infection with 14,092 new cases in last 24 hours

New Delhi | August 14, 2022 1:27:54 PM IST
India on Sunday saw a slight decline in the Covid cases as it reported 14,092 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours with its active caseload standing at 1,16,861, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed.... read..
 

Delhi reports 2,136 new Covid cases, 10 deaths

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported a marginal decline in new Covid infection, at 2,136 against 2,726 reported on the previous day, while the number of deaths rose to 10, as per the health bulletin.... read..
 

Punjab mandates wearing of mask at public places amid spike in COVID cases

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 13, 2022 9:57:14 PM IST
In view of the rising COVID-19 cases in the northern state over the past few days, the Punjab Government made the wearing of masks mandatory across the state, said the officials on Saturday.... read..
 

Covid provided fillip to digital medical care ecosystem: Health Secy

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Friday said the Covid pandemic has provided the fillip to the ecosystem of digital medical care while citing the examples of electronic ICUs or tele-ICUs, and tele-consultations.... read..
 

"Nazar lag gayi hai hum sab ko": Ayushmann expresses concern as COVID-19 cases rise again

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 13, 2022 3:56:58 PM IST
Ayushmann Khurrana shares an important piece of advice for people but in a quirky way as the Covid-19 cases are rising.... read..
 

Kharge tests positive for COVID-19; to skip I-Day celebrations in Delhi

New Delhi | August 13, 2022 8:57:22 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Saturday wrote a letter to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh expressing his inability to be present at the flag hoisting ceremony of 75th Independence Day as he is suffering from C... read..
 

India logs 15,815 new COVID cases in last 24 hours

New Delhi | August 13, 2022 12:27:14 PM IST
India reported 15,815 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours with a daily case positivity rate of 4.36 per cent, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday.... read..
 

Amid rising Covid cases, K'taka health minister worried that only 17% of people availed booster dose

Bengaluru |Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Karnataka's health minister Sudhakar has expressed concern over the lukewarm response to the Covid vaccine booster shots from the public. He pointed out that while the state has achieved 100 percent coverage of the two Covid shots, only 17 percent of the ... read..
 

Omicron strains 20-30 per cent more infectious: INSACOG to meet to review data of genomic surveillance of COVID-19 variants

New Delhi | August 12, 2022 1:29:37 AM IST
Amid rising COVID cases in the national capital and other States, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) will review the data of genomic surveillance of COVID-19 variants on Friday, said sources.... read..
 

Delhi reports 2,726 Covid cases; 6 deaths

New Delhi |Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The national capital on Thursday reported 2,726 new Covid-19 cases -- the highest in the last six months since February 2, taking the overall caseload to 19,78,266, officials said.... read..
 

Study describes how COVID-19 damages the brain

Washington | August 12, 2022 5:27:33 AM IST
A study shows how SARS-COV-2 infects brain cells called astrocytes, causing structural changes in the brain. Infection with SARS-CoV-2 can cause brain alterations and neurocognitive dysfunction, particularly in long COVID-19 syndrome, but the underlying m... read..
 

India records 16,561 new COVID cases

General News | August 12, 2022 10:56:28 AM IST
India's active caseload currently stands at 1,23,535 and accounts for 0.28 per cent of the total cases.... read..
 

Pakistan sees sudden surge in COVID-19 positivity rate, 11 dead in 24 hours

Islamabad | August 12, 2022 3:29:05 PM IST
Pakistan saw a sudden surge in the daily COVID-19 death count as the country reported 11 new deaths overnight, as given in the data from the National Institute of Health of Islamabad on Friday.... read..
 

Delhi reports 2,136 new COVID cases in last 24 hours

New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:58:24 PM IST
The national capital reported 2,136 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours with a case positivity rate of 15.02 per cent, according to a bulletin by the Delhi Health Department on Friday.... read..
 

Omicron strains 20-30 pc more infectious: INSACOG to review data of genomic surveillance of COVID variants

New Delhi | August 12, 2022 1:29:28 AM IST
Amid rising COVID cases in the national capital and other States, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) will review the data of genomic surveillance of COVID-19 variants on Friday, said sources.... read..
 

China: Xi's 'Zero Covid Policy' develops fault lines between administration, citizens

Asia | August 11, 2022 4:58:57 PM IST
Owing to the hard-line "Zero Covid Policy" of the authoritarian regime of Xi Jinping in China, the number of people protesting in the country is witnessing a perpetual rise. The peaceful protests have gradually turned into violent riots due to assertivene... read..
 

India logs 16,299 new COVID cases in last 24 hours

New Delhi | August 11, 2022 2:29:46 PM IST
India logged 16,299 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours with a case positivity rate of 4.58 per cent, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.... read..
 

Children getting COVID-19 re-infections, other seasonal illness: Expert

New Delhi | August 11, 2022 7:28:26 AM IST
Amid the rise in COVID-19 cases among children, the health expert said that children who were infected with coronavirus in January or April are again being infected with the virus but the cases are mild that can be managed at home.... read..
 

Children getting COVID-19 re-infections, other seasonal illness like foot and mouth disease: Expert

New Delhi | August 11, 2022 7:28:18 AM IST
Amid the rise in COVID-19 cases among children, the health expert said that children who were infected with coronavirus in January or April are again being infected with the virus but the cases are mild that can be managed at home.... read..
 

Health experts feel COVID-19 cases are mild but underreported

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | August 11, 2022 1:56:35 AM IST
As the COVID cases are on rise in the country, especially in the national capital, ahead of the festival season, experts feel that the infections are mild but are underreported.... read..
 

Rajasthan trip of Rahul Gandhi cancelled due to illness; Priyanka Gandhi tests Covid+

New Delhi | August 10, 2022 10:27:07 AM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's visit to Rajasthan's Alwar was cancelled after he suffered illness, the sources confirmed on Wednesday.... read..
 

Delhi sees nearly two-fold rise in fresh Covid cases, 7 deaths

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported considerable, nearly two-fold rise in fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 2,495 against 1,372 reported on previous day, while there were as many as seven deaths, as per the health bulletin.... read..
 

Player allowed to play despite Covid, retaken shoot-out penalty: Some controversies from Birmingham 2022

Birmingham |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
When more than 5000 athletes from 72 nations and territories gather at one place for some high-adrenalin sports competitions, controversies can't be far away. The Birmingham 2022 saw many controversies, some of them involving the Indian teams which became... read..
 

Authorities roll out mass testing in Tibet after Covid outbreak

Lhasa | August 10, 2022 11:59:57 PM IST
Authorities in several parts of Tibet have rolled out mass testing, including in the capital Lhasa after the region reported a string of Covid-19 cases in over two years.... read..
 

Nepal battles 'Twindemic' as swine flu wreaks havoc amid rising Covid cases

Kathmandu | August 10, 2022 11:59:55 PM IST
Amid soaring COVID-19 infections in Nepal, numerous cases of H1N1 virus, also known as swine flu virus infection, have been reported from many places as health experts call for strict surveillance measures across the country.... read..
 

COVID-19 outbreak brings worry amid shortage of medical supplies, oxygen in Tibet

Beijing | August 10, 2022 1:56:26 PM IST
The new COVID-19 outbreak in Southwest China's Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region raises grave concern across the region amid the lack of medical personnel and nucleic acid testing sample collectors, as well as a shortage of oxygen for treating severe cases... read..
 

Universal vaccination is required to stop future COVID-19 waves: Research

Washington | August 9, 2022 11:28:09 PM IST
Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health who analysed the transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 variants have discovered shared traits linked to transmissibility and immune evasion.... read..
 

Corbevax heterologous COVID-19 booster expected to get final approval from govt soon: Sources

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | August 9, 2022 6:57:06 PM IST
The Union government is considering giving its final approval to the Corbevax heterologous COVID-19 booster for 'Restricted Use in Emergency Situation' soon, sources said.... read..
 

China closes Potala Palace as Tibet sees first-ever COVID-19 outbreak

Beijing | August 9, 2022 3:59:03 PM IST
Following a recent outbreak of COVID-19 in the Himalayan region, Chinese authorities closed the famed Potala Palace, the residence of Lamas in Tibet, local media reported.... read..
 

India logs 12,751 fresh COVID cases in last 24 hours

New Delhi | August 9, 2022 1:26:13 PM IST
India on Tuesday witnessed a dip in the number of new COVID-19 infections as it recorded 12,751 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the data shared by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.... read..
 

Pakistan sees increase in COVID-19 positivity rate ahead of festive season

Islamabad | August 8, 2022 4:29:32 PM IST
While the Pakistanis are prepping up to hold gatherings and processions during the festival of Muharram, the surge in COVID-19 positivity rate in the country is on an upward trajectory.... read..
 

Delhi logs 2,423 new Covid cases, 2 deaths

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported a marginal rise in fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 2,423 against 2,311 reported on previous day, and two further deaths, as per the health bulletin.... read..
 

CWG 2022, Cricket: Tahlia McGrath featuring for Australia in gold medal match despite Covid-19 positive result

Birmingham |Monday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Australia all-rounder Tahlia McGrath, despite testing positive for Covid-19 and experiencing mild symptoms, has been allowed to feature in the side's gold medal match against India at Edgbaston on Sunday.... read..
 
 
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