Washington |Sunday, 2021 4:15:08 PM ISTThe global coronavirus caseload has topped 265.36 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.24 million and vaccination to over 8.15 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.... read..
Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 1:15:08 AM ISTTaking tough measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 and guard against its latest variant Omicron, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Saturday that any place with three or more Covid cases would be declared a cluster. Earlier, the minimu... read..
Europe | December 5, 2021 3:19:08 PM ISTMoscow [Russia], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has confirmed 32,602 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total to 9,801,613, the federal response center said on Sunday.... read..
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 10:48:55 AM ISTA total of 8,895 new COVID-19 cases and 2,796 deaths were reported across the country in the last 24 hours, informed Union Health Ministry on Sunday.... read..
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 5, 2021 10:20:06 AM ISTKerala Education Minister V Sivankutty on Saturday informed that there are 1,707 school staff who have not taken the COVID-19 vaccine so far.... read..
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 5, 2021 10:20:02 AM ISTKerala Education Minister V Sivankutty on Saturday informed that there are 1,707 school staff who have not taken the COVID-19 vaccine so far.... read..
Lusaka |Sunday, 2021 10:15:09 AM ISTZambia has confirmed the presence of omicron Covid-19 variant in the southern African nation.... read..
Shivamogga (Karnataka) | December 5, 2021 9:49:20 AM ISTTwenty-nine students have been found COVID-19 positive at a private nursing school in Karnataka's Shivamogga, informed Shivamogga Deputy Commissioner KB Sivakumar.... read..
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | December 5, 2021 5:18:56 PM ISTA day after two international passengers tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu amid the scare of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus, another passenger from Singapore tested positive for the infection on Saturday.... read..
Beijing | December 5, 2021 8:49:11 AM ISTAt least 59 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Chinese mainland on Saturday, local media reported on Sunday.... read..
Panaji |Sunday, 2021 2:45:08 AM ISTUnion Tourism Minister G. Kishen Reddy on Saturday urged people to travel to tourism destinations while following all the Covid-related protocols.... read..
Asia | December 5, 2021 8:18:41 AM ISTSeoul [South Korea], December 5 (ANI/Xinhua): South Korea reported 5,128 more cases of COVID-19 as of midnight Saturday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 473,034.... read..
Ankara |Sunday, 2021 7:45:08 AM ISTTurkey on Saturday reported 20,374 new Covid-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 8,881,760, according to its health ministry.... read..
Helsinki |Sunday, 2021 1:45:09 PM ISTFinnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has tested positive for Covid-19, the ministry has said.... read..
Islamabad | December 5, 2021 2:19:01 PM ISTPakistan on Saturday confirmed 372 new COVID-19 cases and six more deaths, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Sunday.... read..
Puducherry | December 5, 2021 2:49:11 PM ISTThe government of Puducherry has announced that COVID-19 vaccination is compulsory in the Union Territory with immediate effect.... read..
Washington | December 5, 2021 2:49:14 PM ISTTwo years into the pandemic, there is evidence that pregnant women are more vulnerable to the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19. However, little is known about the possible consequences for an unborn child if the mother is infected during pregnancy.... read..
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 3:49:15 PM ISTThe Tanzania returnee, who tested positive for COVID-19 Omicron variant, has mild symptoms as he had taken both doses of the vaccine, informed Dr Suresh Kumar, Medical Director of LNJP Hospital on Sunday.... read..
Asia | December 5, 2021 3:19:13 PM ISTManila [Philippines], December 5 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 603 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections on Sunday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 2,834,775.... read..
Pacific | December 5, 2021 8:49:12 AM ISTWellington [New Zealand], December 5 (ANI/Xinhua): New Zealand reported 108 new cases of COVID-19, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Sunday.... read..
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 3:48:50 AM ISTJharkhand Chief Minister's Office on Saturday directed the police to lodge an FIR against the fake tweet announcing COVID-19 lockdown in the state and said that no such decision has been taken by the government.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 1:49:20 PM ISTA man who came from Tanzania has tested positive for COVID-19 in Dharavi, officials informed on Sunday adding that the case is suspected to be Omicron variant.... read..
Durham | December 5, 2021 1:49:29 PM ISTBiomedical engineers of Duke University have developed a test to quickly and easily assess how well a person's neutralizing antibodies fight multiple variants of COVID-19 like Delta and the new Omicron variant.... read..
Paris |Sunday, 2021 12:45:08 PM ISTFrench Health Minister Olivier Veran has announced on his social media that 10 million French citizens have received their Covid-19 vaccine booster doses.... read..
Srinagar |Sunday, 2021 5:15:08 AM ISTJ&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday reviewed the Covid-19 situation in J&K and discussed the preventive measures to be implemented against the emerging scenario.... read..
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 12:19:38 PM ISTDelhi reported its first case of new COVID-19 Variant Omicron on Sunday.... read..
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 12:19:32 PM ISTOver 50 per cent of India's eligible population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya as he congratulated the people of the country.... read..
Dispur (Assam) | December 5, 2021 3:48:53 AM ISTAssam added 169 fresh COVID-19 cases and three fatalities in the last 24 hours, the state health bulletin said on Saturday.... read..
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | December 5, 2021 5:18:59 PM ISTUttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday said the state government would be launching random testing against COVID-19 with a target of 25,000 tests daily, in view of precautionary measures taken by the government in the wake of the new Omr... read..
Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 6:45:08 PM ISTAs many as 68 students have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Shivamogga and Chikkamagalur districts of Karnataka.... read..
Kuala Lumpur |Sunday, 2021 6:15:08 PM ISTMalaysia reported another 4,896 new Covid infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to 2,654,474, according to the health ministry.... read..
Seoul |Sunday, 2021 5:45:09 PM ISTSouth Korea reported 5,128 more Covid cases as of midnight Saturday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 4,73,034.... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 5:45:09 PM ISTIndia saw a single-day rise of 2,796 fatalities in the last 24 hours after Bihar carried out a reconciliation exercise of its Covid data. With this, the death toll in the country reached 4,73,326 even as the country reported 8,895 fresh Covid cases, the U... read..
Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 5:45:09 PM ISTThe Karnataka health department has increased vigilance on prevailing Covid situation in four districts of the state as the union government in a letter has warned of rising cases in these districts and urged the state government to initiate action.... read..
Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) | December 5, 2021 6:19:02 PM ISTUnion Sports and Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday said that Himachal Pradesh has become the first state in the country to achieve the target of 100 per cent COVID-19 vaccination for its eligible population.... read..
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 4:49:38 AM ISTThe Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Saturday said that India's exports of agricultural and processed food products have witnessed an increase of more than 13 per cent in the first eight months of the current fiscal, notwithstanding logistical challen... read..
New Delhi | December 4, 2021 11:48:44 PM ISTEmphasising that the COVID-19 has not disrupted the delivery of the remaining Rafale fighter jets to India, French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain has said that right now 30 aircraft have been delivered while six will be delivered by April next year.... read..
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | December 4, 2021 11:19:01 PM ISTIn view of Omicron being declared as a 'Variant of Concern' by the World Health Organization (WHO), Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday reviewed the COVID-19 situation in Jammu and Kashmir and discussed preventive measures to be implemented agains... read..
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 4, 2021 11:18:58 PM ISTKerala reported 4,557 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours, as per the health bulletin issued by the state government on Saturday.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 4, 2021 8:48:56 PM ISTA 33-year-old man from Maharashtra's Kalyan-Dombivli who recently returned from South Africa has been found positive for the new Omicron variant of COVID-19, informed the State Health Department on Saturday.... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) | December 4, 2021 9:49:09 PM ISTIn the wake of Omicron variant of COVID-19, Deputy Election Commissioner (DEC) Nitesh Kumar Vyas emphasized on the need to vaccinate the entire staff and volunteers deputed for election duties in a poll-bound Punjab and directed all District Election Offi... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) | December 4, 2021 10:19:10 PM ISTPunjab reported 46 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.... read..
Washington | December 4, 2021 11:19:07 PM ISTThe findings of a new study suggest that when animals catch COVID-19 from humans, new SARS-CoV-2 variants can arise.... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | December 4, 2021 11:19:05 PM ISTUttar Pradesh reported 27 fresh COVID-19 cases and no death in the last 24 hours, informed the state health bulletin on Saturday.... read..
New Delhi | December 4, 2021 11:18:56 PM ISTDelhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said that the genome sequencing reports of the 12 suspected patients of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 will start coming by the weekend.... read..
Budapest |Saturday, 2021 8:45:09 AM ISTThe Hungarian government will roll out a vaccination campaign across the country in the next six weeks, Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said.... read..
Asia | December 4, 2021 8:48:37 AM ISTKuala Lumpur [Malaysia], December 4 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported another 5,551 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Friday, bringing the national total to 2,649,578, according to the health ministry.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 11:15:08 PM ISTThe Union Health Ministry on Saturday directed six high Covid-19 cases reporting states to take necessary steps to control the spread of the infection, and also reduce fatalities, officials said.... read..
Asia | December 4, 2021 3:49:35 PM ISTManila [Philippines], December 4 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 517 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 2,834,294.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 1:15:08 AM ISTPeople with allergic conditions such as hay fever have a lower risk of being infected by Covid, a new study suggests, the Daily Mail reported.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 1:45:08 AM ISTProfit booking subdued India's key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- during Friday's post-noon trade session.... read..