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U.S. reports weekly count of 100,000 child COVID-19 cases

Asia | May 24, 2022 3:24:27 PM IST
Los Angeles [United States], May 24 (ANI/Xinhua): More than 107,000 child COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States during the past week, up by about 72 per cent from two weeks ago, according to the latest report by the American Academy of Pediatr... read..
 

Kashmiri RJ receives UNICEF award for work during COVID-19 pandemic

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 24, 2022 2:55:22 PM IST
Radio Jockey Umar Nisar (RJ Umar), who hails from south Kashmir, has been awarded the '01 Best Content Award' and the Immunization Champion award by UNICEF at the annual Radio4Child 2022 Awards in Mumbai.... read..
 

Malaysia reports 1,544 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Asia | May 24, 2022 2:25:23 PM IST
Kuala Lumpur, May 24 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia recorded 1,544 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Monday, bringing the total tally to 4,492,864, according to the health ministry.... read..
 

India's COVID vaccination coverage exceeds 192.52 cr

New Delhi | May 24, 2022 1:54:30 PM IST
India's COVID vaccination coverage exceeded 192.52 (1,92,52,70,955) crores on Tuesday as per provisional reports by 7 pm, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.... read..
 

A toxic triple combination of conflict, weather extremes and economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic risks decades of progress in health and development

| May 24, 2022 11:54:03 AM IST
New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI/PNN): The world is seeing unprecedented levels of humanitarian crises. Conflict, weather extremes and the economic impact of COVID-19 are toxic triple combinations that threaten to undo decades of progress in health and soci... read..
 

India reports 1,675 new COVID cases in last 24 hours, 31 deaths

New Delhi | May 24, 2022 11:24:04 AM IST
With 1,675 new cases, India witnessed a fall in the reported COVID cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.... read..
 

China reports 141 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases, 58 in Shanghai

Beijing | May 24, 2022 10:55:51 AM IST
China on Monday reported 141 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 58 were in Shanghai and 41 in Beijing, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Beijing municipal health commission said that the city reported seven local asymptomat... read..
 

Delhi's daily Covid tally dips to 268, no new death

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:11 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported a considerable decline at fresh Covid cases, at 268 against 365 recorded on previous day, while there was no new death, as per the state government health bulletin.... read..
 

African countries report 10,297 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases as tally surpasses 11.6 million

Others | May 24, 2022 1:55:52 AM IST
Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], May 24 (ANI/Xinhua): The African continent reported 10,297 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said Monday evening.... read..
 

Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 variants of COVID-19 will not lead to surge in cases but stay vigilant, says Expert

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | May 24, 2022 4:54:32 PM IST
After India witnessed cases of the sub-variants of Omicron, Dr Rajeev Jayadevan, co-chairman of the Indian Medical Association's national task force on Tuesday said that these newly-detected sub-lineages will not cause a surge in infections but people sti... read..
 

First case of Covid's BA.4, BA.5 variants confirmed in India

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) on Sunday confirmed the first case of BA.4 and BA.5 variants of Covid-19 in India.... read..
 

Durability and effectiveness of immune response against COVID-19: Study

Washington | May 23, 2022 12:54:08 AM IST
In multiple studies from eight cohorts across the United States, a group of researchers accelerated the collection of essential data to answer questions about the immune response needed for long-term protection against SARSCoV2.... read..
 

Covid poo test for bats may help pandemic monitoring

London |Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
A SARS-CoV-2 test for bats using faecal samples could boost understanding of how wild animals transmit viruses to other animals and humans.... read..
 

Delhi reports decline in fresh Covid cases, 1 more death

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported a considerable decline in new Covid cases, at 365 against 479 recorded on the previous day, while there was one more death, as per the state government health bulletin.... read..
 

China's economy hit hard by return of COVID-19

Beijing | May 23, 2022 9:54:02 AM IST
China, which once boasted of a robust defence against COVID-19 pandemic, is now hit hard by the return of the virus.... read..
 

India records 2,022 fresh COVID-19 infections, 46 fatalities

New Delhi | May 23, 2022 11:25:41 AM IST
India reported 2,022 fresh COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours and 46 fatalities, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Monday.... read..
 

Mansukh Mandaviya lauds ASHA workers for their role in COVID-19 management

New Delhi | May 23, 2022 11:25:47 AM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday congratulated all the ASHA workers for bagging World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General's Global Health Leaders' Award and said that they have played a key role in the country's response to the pre... read..
 

Mandaviya raises concern at global forum over WHO's report on COVID excess mortality in India

By Shalini Bhardwaj

Geneva | May 23, 2022 11:24:45 PM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday raised concerns over the WHO's recent exercise on all-cause excess mortality in India in the 75th session of the World Health Assembly held at the global body's Geneva headquarters.... read..
 

Delhi witnesses steady decline in COVID cases, 268 fresh infections reported in last 24 hours

New Delhi | May 23, 2022 9:26:01 PM IST
Witnessing a steady decline in the new COVID cases, the national capital reported 268 fresh infections in the last 24 hours, according to the health bulletin by the Delhi government on Monday.... read..
 

'More Contagious' Omicron subtype BA.4 detected in China, zero-covid policy miserably fails

Beijing | May 23, 2022 9:53:39 PM IST
China reported the first case of a COVID-19 infection caused by the Omicron BA.4 variant, which was imported, according to an epidemiological survey by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.... read..
 

Over 193.53 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | May 23, 2022 10:24:18 AM IST
The health ministry on Monday informed that more than 193.53 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.... read..
 

Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 11.59 million

Others | May 23, 2022 1:54:40 AM IST
Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], May 23 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,596,707 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.... read..
 

INSACOG confirms first case of BA.4, BA.5 Omicron subvariants of COVID-19 in India

New Delhi | May 22, 2022 10:24:59 PM IST
First case of BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of Omicron variant of COVID-19 have been found in Tamil Nadu and Telangana respectively, confirmed the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) on Sunday.... read..
 

Delhi sees marginal decline in daily Covid tally with 479 cases

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The national capital on Saturday witnessed a marginal decline in the daily Covid-19 tally as 479 fresh cases were reported against 530 infections recorded on the previous day, officials said.... read..
 

Shanghai reports 52 confirmed, 570 asymptomatic local Covid-19 infections

Shanghai | May 22, 2022 9:24:15 AM IST
Amid the rising Covid-19 infections in China, Shanghai, the export capital of the country reported 52 confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 570 local asymptomatic cases on Saturday, Xinhua stated.... read..
 

China imposes lockdown in parts of Beijing as COVID-19 outbreak continues

Beijing | May 22, 2022 11:55:20 AM IST
Reeling under the mismanagement of Xi Jinping's Zero-Covid Policy, parts of Beijing have again come under a lockdown on Sunday, as the pandemic outbreak continues to spread in more and more cities in China.... read..
 

India records 2,226 new COVID-19 cases, 65 fatalities

New Delhi | May 22, 2022 12:24:20 PM IST
India recorded as many as 2,226 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Sunday.... read..
 

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage crosses 192.28 cr

New Delhi | May 22, 2022 12:53:54 PM IST
India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 192.28 crores on Sunday morning, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed.... read..
 

More than 16.53 Cr balance, unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses still available with States/UTs

New Delhi | May 22, 2022 12:54:00 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday informed that there are more than 16.53 Cr (16,53,73,860) balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses still available with the States/Union Territories that are yet to be administered.... read..
 

Shanghai is facing an exodus of talent amid COVID outbreak

Shanghai | May 22, 2022 9:23:34 PM IST
China's Shanghai is facing an exodus of talent and labour as thousands of people leave the city which has been in total lockdown since April 1, according to media reports.... read..
 

Saudi Arabia bans travel to 16 countries including India over new Covid outbreaks

Jeddah | May 22, 2022 10:24:57 PM IST
Following the re-outbreak of Covid-19 and the rapid surge in the number of daily Covid infections over the past few weeks, Saudi Arabia has banned its citizens from traveling to sixteen countries, including India.... read..
 

Delhi sees dip in COVID cases, reports 365 new infections in last 24 hrs

New Delhi | May 22, 2022 10:54:04 PM IST
The national capital on Sunday witnessed a drop in COVID-19 cases as Delhi logged 365 new infections in the last 24 hours, as per the health bulletin issued by the Delhi Health Department.... read..
 

Over 25.8 mln people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Myanmar

Asia | May 22, 2022 11:23:54 PM IST
Yangon [Myanmar], May 22 (ANI/Xinhua): Myanmar has fully vaccinated more than 25.8 million people, or more than 46 percent of the country's population, against COVID-19 as of Saturday, according to the Ministry of Health on Sunday.... read..
 

Vietnam reports 1,319 new COVID-19 cases

Asia | May 22, 2022 11:24:01 PM IST
Hanoi [Vietnam], May 22 (ANI/Xinhua): Vietnam recorded 1,319 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, down by 138 from Saturday, according to its ministry of health.... read..
 

Singapore reports 2,827 new COVID-19 cases

Asia | May 22, 2022 9:54:06 PM IST
Singapore, May 22 (ANI/Xinhua): Singapore reported 2,827 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,269,635.... read..
 

China reports 181 new local cases of COVID-19, one dead in Shanghai

Beijing | May 21, 2022 2:24:12 PM IST
Despite Beijing's claim of a 'Zero COVID-19 Policy' in the country, the covid cases in China have been witnessing a surge on a regular basis. The country on Friday reported at least 181 locally transmitted confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 84 cases we... read..
 

Over 193.53 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | May 21, 2022 2:56:26 PM IST
Over 193.53 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to States and UTs so far through free of cost channel and through direct state procurement category, informed the Ministry of Health and Family welfare on Saturday.... read..
 

Delhi reports marginal rise in fresh Covid cases, no death

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported marginal rise in fresh Covid cases, at 530, against 520 recorded on previous day, while there was no fresh death, as per the state government health bulletin.... read..
 

India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 192.12 cr

New Delhi | May 21, 2022 3:56:19 PM IST
India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 192.12 crore (1,92,12,96,720) as per provisional reports till 7 am today, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.... read..
 

Delhi logs 479 new COVID cases in last 24 hours

New Delhi | May 21, 2022 11:24:52 PM IST
The national capital logged 479 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours, said the health bulletin by the Delhi Health Department on Saturday.... read..
 

COVID-19: DPRK intensifies anti-epidemic campaign to restrict spread of virus

Pyongyang | May 21, 2022 4:55:29 PM IST
Health authorities in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has made efforts to restrict the spread of the virus, ensure the treatment of patients and step up the material and technical preparations to cope with any possible future threat and c... read..
 

India logs 2,323 new COVID cases, 25 deaths

New Delhi | May 21, 2022 1:24:34 PM IST
India registered 2,323 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total active caseload to 14,996 stated the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.... read..
 

New Zealand's Nicholls, Tickner and Jurgensen test positive for COVID-19 ahead of warm-up match

Auckland | May 20, 2022 4:54:32 PM IST
New Zealand's Henry Nicholls, Blair Tickner and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of their warm-up match against Sussex, New Zealand Cricket board said on Friday.... read..
 

Delhi reports 520 fresh Covid cases, one death

New Delhi |Friday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday reported 520 fresh Covid cases, against 532 recorded on previous day, and one new death, as per the state government health bulletin.... read..
 

South Korea reports 25,125 new COVID-19 cases

Asia | May 20, 2022 7:55:05 AM IST
Seoul [South Korea], May 20 (ANI/Xinhua): South Korea reported 25,125 new COVID-19 cases as of midnight Thursday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 17,914,957, the health authorities said Friday.... read..
 

Malaysia reports 2,124 new COVID-19 infections, 3 new deaths

Asia | May 20, 2022 10:24:45 AM IST
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], May 20 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia recorded 2,124 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Thursday, bringing the total tally to 4,485,419, according to the health ministry.... read..
 

PM Modi taught BJP 'Seva hi Sangathan' during COVID lockdown: JP Nadda

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 20, 2022 11:54:00 AM IST
BJP National President JP Nadda said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi taught the party to walk on the path of 'Seva hi Sangathan' during COVID lockdown while other parties were in 'isolation'.... read..
 

Union Secretary advises States, UTs to expedite COVID-19 vaccination program

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | May 20, 2022 2:54:23 PM IST
India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 191.96 crore but still a large number of population is unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.... read..
 

Japan to relax COVID-19 border controls with 20,000 daily international arrivals

Asia | May 20, 2022 8:54:41 PM IST
Tokyo [Japan], May 20 (ANI/Xinhua): The Japanese government said Friday that Japan will ease its COVID-19 border controls, doubling the cap on overseas arrivals to 20,000 people per day starting next month.... read..
 

Study sheds light on the longevity of immune response to COVID-19

Washington | May 20, 2022 8:54:57 PM IST
By pooling studies from eight cohorts across the United States, a group of researchers accelerated the collection of essential data to answer questions about the immune response needed for long-term protection against SARSCoV2. A description of the cohort... read..
 

Delhi logs 530 new COVID-19 cases, zero death

New Delhi | May 20, 2022 9:24:42 PM IST
The national capital reported 530 fresh COVID-19 cases and zero fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Delhi Health Department informed on Friday.... read..
 
 
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