Washington | October 30, 2020 7:42:23 AM ISTGrocery store employees are likely to be at heightened risk of COVID-19 infection, with those in customer-facing roles 5 times as likely to test positive as their colleagues in other positions, suggests the first study of its kind.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2020 4:15:06 PM ISTWith a fresh spike of 48,648 coronavirus infections and 563 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Friday rose to 80,88,851. The national capital too continued to witness a rise in the number of daily infections.... read..
Rome |Friday, 2020 4:15:06 PM ISTA top Italian health official has urged residents for a collective responsibility which is required to battle the ongoing second Covid-19 pandemic wave in the country, currently one of the worst-hit in Europe.... read..
Mumbai |Friday, 2020 1:45:06 AM ISTGlobal cues, especially the rising Covid-19 infection rate in Europe, continued to subdue the Indian equity market for the second straight session on Thursday.... read..
Europe | October 30, 2020 2:12:33 PM ISTMoscow [Russia], October 30 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has registered 18,283 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, up from 17,717 yesterday, breaking the record for a second consecutive day and taking the cumulative total to 1,599,976, the country's coronaviru... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2020 3:15:06 AM ISTThe Supreme Court has stayed the order of the Delhi High Court discontinuing its blanket order extending all interim stays and bails granted prior to and during the Covid-19 lockdown after October 31.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2020 3:45:06 AM ISTWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday rescheduled the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) to January 2021 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The KIFF was supposed to be organised between November 5 and 12.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2020 3:45:06 AM ISTDelhi continued to witness an unprecedented rise in the number of daily infections on Thursday as well. According to a health department bulletin, the national capital recorded 5,739 fresh Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike till date, taking the... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2020 4:45:05 AM ISTIndia has a huge opportunity to be the next big hub for vaccine production after Russia announced that it will manufacture Covid-19 vaccines at foreign sites with partners.... read..
Taipei | October 30, 2020 5:12:26 AM ISTAt a time when the world is reeling under the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan in an astounding feat has gone 200 days without a locally transmitted case.... read..
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 30, 2020 5:12:28 AM ISTWater sports, which were stopped earlier due to the COVID-19 lockdown, have begun in full swing while maintaining safety precautions against the virus at the Dal Lake in Srinagar.... read..
Chennai |Friday, 2020 5:15:05 AM ISTA 14-year-old boy who had developed Miller Fischer syndrome, a variant of rare Guillian-Barre Syndrome -- where the immune system attacks the nerves, due to his Covid-19 infection, has been successfully treated, said doctors at Kauvery Hospital here.... read..
Asia | October 30, 2020 4:12:23 PM ISTSeoul [South Korea], October 30 (ANI/Sputnik): South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-Kyun has asked the government on Friday to ramp up counter-coronavirus efforts so that the upcoming Halloween celebrations during the weekend do not result in new hotbeds... read..
Washington DC | October 30, 2020 5:42:23 AM ISTUS top infectious disease specialist Dr Anthony Fauci on Thursday said that even though COVID-19 vaccine is expected in the next few months, life is likely to get back to normal in the world by the end of next year.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2020 3:15:06 AM ISTRussian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia is ready to produce Covid-19 vaccines at the sites of foreign partners.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 30, 2020 1:12:37 PM ISTAs many as 1,531 new COVID-19 cases, 1,048 recoveries and six deaths were reported from Telangana in the last 24 hours, the state Health Department informed on Friday.... read..
New Delhi | October 30, 2020 1:12:34 PM ISTAs COVID-19 cases in Delhi continue to rise, Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday urged citizens to consider the face mask like a COVID-19 vaccine, especially in the upcoming festive season.... read..
US | October 30, 2020 9:12:35 AM ISTNew York [US], October 30 (ANI/Xinhua): New York State has been doing what the scientists say to encounter the COVID-19 pandemic and the results are meeting expectations, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday.... read..
Washington | October 30, 2020 9:42:26 AM ISTThe Global COVID-19 caseload nears the 45 million mark while the fatalities due to the virus globally stand at 1.18 million deaths, as per the latest updates by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).... read..
Washington | October 30, 2020 9:42:35 AM ISTFirefighters and emergency medical workers in New York City were 15 times more likely to be infected during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic compared to the general public, according to a study published in ERJ Open Research.... read..
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 30, 2020 10:12:25 AM ISTThe footfall at Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar is seeing a steady increase, after almost a month since it opened for the general public on October 4, with COVID-19 restrictions in place.... read..
New Delhi | October 30, 2020 10:42:23 AM ISTWith 48,648 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, India's total number of cases surged to 80,88,851, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Friday.... read..
New Delhi | October 30, 2020 10:42:32 AM ISTWith 48,648 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, India's total number of cases surged to 80,88,851, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Friday.... read..
Europe | October 30, 2020 1:12:28 PM ISTParis [France], October 30 (ANI/Sputnik): French Senate, the upper chamber of the Parliament, has rejected the government's strategy to curb the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, presented by French Prime Minister Jean Castex.... read..
Moscow |Friday, 2020 12:15:06 PM ISTRussia reported record 17,717 new COVID-19 cases and 366 related deaths over the past 24 hours, the national COVID-19 response center said.... read..
Pacific | October 30, 2020 11:42:31 AM ISTWellington [New Zealand], October 30 (ANI/Xinhua): The New Zealand government is moving to provide further protection against the chance of COVID-19 entering New Zealand through the maritime border.... read..
Amaravati |Friday, 2020 5:15:06 AM ISTAndhra Pradesh registered 2,905 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.17 lakh cases, even as 3,243 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Thursday.... read..
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | October 30, 2020 3:12:42 PM ISTAddressing the fears of schools regarding reopening after COVID-19 lockdown in Uttarakhand, the state government on Friday said that the institutions would not be held responsible for any student and teacher testing positive for the coronavirus if it foll... read..
Asia | October 30, 2020 3:12:40 PM ISTTokyo [Japan], October 30 (ANI/Xinhua): The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 204 new daily COVID-19 infections, according to preliminary figures released at 3:00 p.m. local time on Friday.... read..
Asia | October 30, 2020 3:12:39 PM ISTManila [The Philippines], October 30 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) Friday reported 2,006 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number in the country to 378,933.... read..
Washington |Friday, 2020 2:45:05 PM ISTThe US has registered a new record for the highest number of single-day Covid-19 cases since the onset of the pandemic in the country, with a total of 81,599 people testing positive for the virus in a span of 24 hours, health authorities said.... read..
Mumbai |Friday, 2020 3:45:06 AM ISTMaharashtra's Covid-19 deaths again jumped above the 100-mark though recoveries improved with a falling fatality rate, health officials said here on Thursday.... read..
Washington |Friday, 2020 3:45:06 PM ISTAmerican biotechnology company Moderna announced that it was preparing for the global launch of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate.... read..
Washington |Friday, 2020 2:15:06 PM ISTThe overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 45 million mark, while the deaths have surged to 1,179,270, according to the Johns Hopkins University.... read..
Pune (Maharashtra) | October 29, 2020 9:42:29 AM ISTPune Municipal Corporation (PMC) Mayor Murlidhar Mohol has said that the city is prepared to deal with the possible second wave of coronavirus in December and said that current situation is in control.... read..
New Delhi | October 29, 2020 12:12:25 PM ISTDelhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said that the government has changed testing strategy for COVID-19, now the family members and close contacts of COVID-19 positive patients are also being tested, hence, the national capital is witnessing a... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM ISTWomen and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday became the latest Union Minister to be infected by coronavirus.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM ISTThe Supreme Court on Wednesday directed all state governments to provide dry ration to sex workers in adequate amount and with uniformity.... read..
Europe | October 29, 2020 12:12:28 PM ISTMadrid [Spain], October 29 (ANI/Sputnik): The Spanish authorities have restricted movement in the regions of Andalusia, Castile-La-Mancha, Castile and Leon and Murcia due to the worsening epidemiological situation amid the pandemic, according to the regio... read..
Boston | October 29, 2020 12:12:32 PM ISTSome patients with COVID-19 have persistent skin-related symptoms long after their initial infection has cleared, according to a new analysis.... read..
New Delhi | October 29, 2020 10:42:39 AM ISTWith 49,881 new COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, India's total cases surged to 80,40,203, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).... read..
London/Paris |Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM ISTDrugmakers Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline on Wednesday said they plan to make available 200 million doses of their Covid-19 vaccine to the World Health Organisation-led COVAX international initiative which aims to ensure equitable global access to vaccines ag... read..
Others | October 29, 2020 9:42:32 AM ISTBuenos Aires [Argentina], October 29 (ANI/Xinhua): Argentina on Wednesday reported 345 more deaths from COVID-19, pushing the national tally to 30,071, according to the Ministry of Health.... read..
Asia | October 29, 2020 4:12:24 AM ISTOttawa [Canada], October 29 (ANI/Xinhua): Canada reported a total of 224,889 COVID-19 cases and 10,026 deaths as of Wednesday afternoon, according to CTV.... read..
Tehran |Thursday, 2020 9:15:07 AM ISTIran announced its highest daily figure of deaths related to the COVID-19 epidemic so far, after 415 people died in the past 24 hours, according to the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education's website.... read..
Others | October 29, 2020 8:42:30 AM ISTMexico City [Mexico], October 29 (ANI/Sputnik): The death toll from the coronavirus disease in Mexico has increased by 495 people within the past 24 hours and has thus surpassed 90,000, Jose Luis Alomia, the director of epidemiology at the Health Ministry... read..
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | October 29, 2020 1:42:24 PM ISTSome self-help groups (SHGs) held a rally at Gannavaram in Krishna district on Thursday to raise awareness among the people about the safety measures to be taken to fight COVID-19.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 AM ISTSanofi and GSK have signed a Statement of Intent with Gavi, the legal administrator of the COVAX Facility, a global risk-sharing mechanism for pooled procurement and equitable distribution of eventual COVID-19 vaccines.... read..
Amravati |Thursday, 2020 7:15:06 AM ISTEighteen more people succumbed to COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh, pushing the death toll in the state to 6,643, health officials said.... read..
Others | October 29, 2020 9:42:39 AM ISTMoscow [Russia], October 29 (ANI/Sputnik): The increase in the number of new coronavirus cases in Russia may come to an end within three weeks, Vladimir Chulanov, the chief infectiology official in the Russian Health Ministry, told Sputnik.... read..
Bengaluru |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 AM ISTWith the Union Health Ministry claiming that Bengaluru was the worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, the city's civic body made wearing face mask mandatory to reduce cases and warned the violators of stringent action, including hefty fine, an... read..