Thursday, June 4, 2020

Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran tests negative for coronavirus

Kochi (Kerala) | June 3, 2020 12:41:53 PM IST
Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, who arrived at Kochi from Jordan after shooting his film on May 22, has tested negative for coronavirus. The actor has completed seven days of institutional quarantine.... read..

2 coronavirus cases in Himachal's Kinnaur

Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh) | June 3, 2020 9:41:39 AM IST
Two people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kinnaur district of the state, according to Chief Medical Officer Sonam Negi.... read..

Tom Cruise to build 'coronavirus-free village' for 'Mission: Impossible' crew

Los Angeles |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Hollywood star Tom Cruise is reportedly planning to build a ‘coronavirus-free village for the cast and crew of "Mission: Impossible 7" so that they can complete the shoot of the film without contracting the virus.... read..

No need to panic about increasing number of coronavirus cases, says MoS Ashwini Choubey

New Delhi | June 3, 2020 10:41:45 AM IST
There is no need to panic about the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the country, said Minister of State (MoS) for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Wednesday while emphasizing on the need to take precautions against the infection.... read..

No evidence of coronavirus changing its severity: Experts

Washington DC | June 3, 2020 7:41:38 AM IST
Epidemiologists and other researchers have rejected the recent findings of Alberto Zangrillo, the head of the San Raffaele Hospital in Italy's Milan, that the novel coronavirus was losing its potency, while the severity of illness is decreasing.... read..

Effect of coronavirus measures to leave 'lasting scars' on global economy: World Bank

US | June 3, 2020 5:41:40 AM IST
Washington DC [USA], June 3 (Sputnik/ANI): The effects of the measures imposed to fight the novel coronavirus will leave a lasting effect on the world economy, weakening investment, innovation, employment, education, trade, supply chains and consumption, ... read..

Uttarakhand reports 19 more cases of coronavirus

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | June 3, 2020 11:41:50 PM IST
Uttarakhand has reported 19 more cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 1,085.... read..

Nepal reports 201 new coronavirus cases, 1 death in last 24 hours

Kathmandu | June 3, 2020 10:11:39 PM IST
Nepal has reported 201 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the national tally of positive cases to 2,300.... read..

Coronavirus politics: More Democrats than Republicans prefer to get vaccinated

Washington D.C. | June 3, 2020 10:11:39 AM IST
A nation-wide survey in the United States has revealed that a more Democrats than Republicans would prefer to get themselves vaccinated to protect against the novel coronavirus if immunizations were free and available to everyone.... read..

Racing will continue even if driver tests positive for coronavirus: F1 boss Chase Carey

Colorado | June 3, 2020 5:11:42 PM IST
Formula One boss Chase Carey has said that races will go ahead even if a driver tests positive for coronavirus.... read..

70,000 police personnel mobilised as frontline warriors against coronavirus: Andhra DGP Gautam Sawang

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | June 3, 2020 6:11:44 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang on Wednesday said that 70,000 police personnel were mobilised to be frontline warriors against coronavirus in the state.... read..

WHO says global coronavirus tally nears 6.2 million

Geneva | June 3, 2020 4:11:38 AM IST
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said that 6,194,533 people have been infected with the new coronavirus globally.... read..

ONGC not affected from economic slowdown, coronavirus: CMD

Agartala |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Despite economic slowdown and affect in the industrial growth due to the coronavirus outbreak in China and other countries, the business and investment of the Government-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) did not affect, ONGC CMD Shashi Shanker sa... read..

Gold prices hit all-time high over Coronavirus fears

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
A day after Apple, the world's most valuable company, rang alarm bells on Coronavirus impact on its sales, prices of gold logged a life-time high of Rs 41,619 per 10 grammes on Wednesday.... read..

Tata Motors shares tumble after JLR boss warning on coronavirus

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Shares of Tata Motors fell as much as 5 per cent on the BSE before closing 2 per cent lower on Wednesday following JLR boss Ralf Speth's comment on the adverse impact on business due to the coronavirus outbreak.... read..

Two Chinese crew of a ship test negative for coronavirus infection (Lead)

Chennai |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
In a big relief, two Chinese crew of M.V. Magnate ship that berthed at the Chennai port with mild fever were declared free of coronavirus infection after the tests of their blood samples turned negative.... read..

No new deaths from coronavirus registered in Spain

Madrid |Tuesday, 2020 1:15:06 PM IST
Spain didn't register a single death from the coronavirus on Sunday, and the toll remained at 27,127, according to the data published by the country's health authorities.... read..

China coronavirus death toll breaches 2,000

Beijing |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
The death toll from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China crossed 2,000-mark on Wednesday with 136 new deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 74,185, China's health authorities said.... read..

Rasha Kelej creates a song by singers from 11 African countries to support medical workers during coronavirus battle

| June 2, 2020 1:41:48 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]/Dubai [UAE] June 2 (ANI/BusinessWire India): In what has now become a global way of showing support and appreciation for medical workers around the world, during coronavirus battle, Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and ... read..

Apple's budget iPhone may face delay due to coronavirus

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
Apple's next iPhone -- the iPhone 9 or iPhone SE2 -- is likely to see a delay in launch in the wake of the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China.... read..

Coronavirus further dents Asia's growth prospects: Moody's

Singapore |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
The coronavirus outbreak has added another dent to Asia's growth prospects which are already under pressure, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Wednesday.... read..

Ukrainian composer creates music piece supporting China's fight against coronavirus

Kiev |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
The first-ever performance of arioso for soprano "I am with You" written by world-renowned Ukrainian composer Myroslav Skoryk to support China in its fight against the novel coronavirus was staged at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine on Mo... read..

S Korea confirms 20 more cases of coronavirus, 51 in total

Seoul |Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
South Korea on Wednesday confirmed 20 more cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total number of infections to 51.... read..

Iran records nearly 3,000 new coronavirus cases, 81 deaths

Tehran | June 1, 2020 5:41:49 PM IST
Iran has registered nearly 3,000 new cases of coronavirus and 81 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the country's health ministry on Monday.... read..

105 more test positive for coronavirus in J&K

Jammu |Monday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
As many as 105 people tested positive for Covid-19 in J&K on Sunday, taking the total number of patients in the Union Territory to 2,446.... read..

Coronavirus cases in Brazil surpass 500,000 mark

Others | June 1, 2020 5:11:40 AM IST
Brasilia [Brazil], June 1 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Brazil has surpassed 500,000, while the country's COVID-19 death toll stands at over 29,000, according to the Health Ministry.... read..

People living on higher altitude have less chances of catching coronavirus: Study

Washington D.C. | June 1, 2020 9:11:39 AM IST
Researchers have found that populations living in higher altitudes, especially 3,000 meters (9,842 feet) above the sea level significantly report lower levels of coronavirus infections than their lowland counterparts.... read..

Italy's death toll from coronavirus rises by 75 to 33,415

Rome |Monday, 2020 10:45:06 AM IST
Seventy-five more COVID-19 patients had died in the past 24 hours in Italy, bringing the country's toll to 33,415, out of total infection cases of 233,019, according to fresh figures.... read..

Coronavirus may be invisible but our corona warriors are invincible: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi | June 1, 2020 11:41:45 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday termed the coronavirus as "invisible enemy" and called India's corona warriors as "invincible" asserting that they will win the battle against the virus.... read..

Coronavirus tally in Himachal Pradesh rises to 333

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | June 1, 2020 2:41:43 PM IST
A total of 333 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh, including 208 active cases and five deaths, the state Health Department said on Monday.... read..

76 new coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | June 1, 2020 1:41:39 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh has reported 76 new COVID-19 cases according to an official medical bulletin by the state government.... read..

TN coronavirus cases breach 1,000-mark in single day

Chennai |Monday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
On a day when the Tamil Nadu government relaxed some lockdown restrictions, the state breached the 1,000-mark for new coronavirus infections with as many as 1,149 persons testing positive over the past 24 hours.... read..

Former boxer Dingko Singh tests positive for coronavirus

Imphal (Manipur) | May 31, 2020 9:41:40 PM IST
Asian Games gold medalist boxer Dingko Singh, who is battling cancer, has tested positive for coronavirus.... read..

Senior CRPF officer attached with MHA COVID control room tests coronavirus positive

New Delhi, | May 31, 2020 7:11:39 PM IST
A senior rank officer of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has tested positive for novel coronavirus on Saturday evening.... read..

Himachal Pradesh records 313 coronavirus cases so far

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | May 31, 2020 1:11:52 AM IST
A total of 313 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported in Himachal Pradesh so far, said the state health department on Saturday.... read..

4 factors that can help fight upcoming flu season, coronavirus together

New York |Sunday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
As flu season inches closer, scientists have outlined best defense against influenza from getting it worse, which may also protect against the deadly coronavirus.... read..

2-yr-old becomes youngest coronavirus victim in Nepal

Bajura | May 31, 2020 7:41:43 PM IST
A two-year-old died of COVID-19 on Sunday, becoming the youngest victim to succumb to the deadly virus in Nepal.... read..

'Don't know what's going to happen': Kohli on cricket changing due to coronavirus

New Delhi | May 31, 2020 12:11:44 PM IST
India skipper Virat Kohli has said that he does not really know whether the game of cricket will change or not once the action resumes during this coronavirus period.... read..

Premier League reports zero positive coronavirus results in latest round of testing

London | May 31, 2020 8:41:50 AM IST
The Premier League has reported zero positive results for the coronavirus in the league's latest round of testing.... read..

Coronavirus tally nears 35000 in Singapore

Asia | May 31, 2020 5:11:43 PM IST
Singapore, May 31 (Sputnik/ANI): Singapore has registered 518 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours taking the tally to 34,884, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.... read..

ICMR asks states to do sero-survey to measure coronavirus exposure

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
With the initial tests conducted and doubling rate of COVID-19 cases slowed nationally, the question that lingers is what's next? In an attempt to decide the future course of action against the pandemic, the ICMR has given a detailed plan to all the state... read..

Coronavirus lockdown adds to woes of Kerala fishermen

Kochi (Kerala) | May 31, 2020 1:41:47 PM IST
Fishermen in Kerala are facing difficulty in earning a livelihood as the state government has banned fishing due to the spread of coronavirus and subsequent lockdown.... read..

2 Hockey India employees test positive for coronavirus

New Delhi | May 30, 2020 5:41:49 PM IST
Two Hockey India employees were tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday.... read..

Leicester City manager Rodgers reveals he had coronavirus

London |Saturday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
English Premier League side Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers on Friday revealed he had been infected with the deadly coronavirus in March.... read..

No data to prove a person once infected with coronavirus has immunity to COVID-19: Russian health expert

Europe | May 30, 2020 5:41:50 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], May 30 (Sputnik/ANI): There is no reliable evidence that a person who previously contracted any infection of the coronavirus family has immunity for COVID-19, said Anna Popova, head of Russia's public health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, on S... read..

NRI scientist develops test that visually detects coronavirus in 10 mins

New York |Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
A team of US scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher has developed an experimental diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can visually detect the presence of coronavirus in 10 minutes.... read..

Russia's coronavirus cases near 400,000

Moscow |Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Russia rose by 8,952 to the 396,575, the third highest in the world, in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Saturday.... read..

Coronavirus case count tops 5.7 million, says WHO

Europe | May 30, 2020 2:11:41 AM IST
Geneva [Switzerland], May 30 (Sputnik/ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated that the overall number of coronavirus cases globally is at more than 5.7 million, with over 357,000 dying from the disease.... read..

38-year-old coronavirus patient dies in Kerala's Alappuzha

Alappuzha (Kerala) | May 30, 2020 2:41:46 AM IST
A 38-year-old man who had tested positive for coronavirus died at TD Medical College Hospital here on Friday.... read..

ECB in talks with ICC to allow coronavirus substitutes in upcoming Tests

London |Saturday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
Once international cricket resumes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the game could now see the use of coronavirus substitutes.... read..

Karan Johar joins online fundraising concert for those affected by coronavirus

New Delhi | May 29, 2020 4:11:48 PM IST
After actor Arjun Kapoor, film director Karan Johar has also joined the online fundraising concert for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic globally.... read..
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