India records 83,809 new cases, COVID-19 tally crosses 49 lakh; 5 states account for 60% of active cases, says health ministry
India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 49,30,236 while the toll climbed to 80,776 with 1,054 people succumbing to the disease in 24 hours, the health ministry's data showed.
Antibodies indicates previous exposure, may not guarantee protection against COVID-19, say scientists
Though a number of studies have been conducted, information as to the type and level of antibodies is limited, scientists said
Hand-stamp, 14-day quarantine, isolation and testing will not continue and the fresh guidelines will come into effect immediately
There are 1,194 containment zones at present in the state, which has reported 62,964 COVID-19 cases till now.
Faf du Plessis auctions bat, pink ODI jersery to raise funds for underprivileged children amid coronavirus crisis
Du Plessis and his wife Imari Visser had earlier raised funds through charity to feed 35,000 kids in South Africa, which has recently seen a surge in COVID cases.
Coronavirus Outbreak: USOPC cuts down on staffing to meet shortfalls caused by COVID-19, eliminates 51 positions
The US Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) is eliminating 51 positions and furloughing 33 more as part of a dramatic cut in staffing designed to trim up to 20% of its budget to respond to shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
WHO reminds governments, hospitals to continue to provide essential health services despite Coronavirus crisis
Essential health services must continue, babies are still being born, vaccines must still be delivered in this crisis.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Debunking superstition, social media rumours and challenging unscientific temperament need of hour
The 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not going to be just a fight against the coronavirus, but also superstition, rumours and an unscientific temperament among many Indians that is complicating the already uphill task.
She also claimed that cow urine and cow dung are helpful in curing deadly diseases like cancer during the state assembly.