Coronavirus Cases News
The coronavirus death toll climbed to 5,24,181 with 24 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated
A reduction of 674 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
In a bid to keep Shanghai's economy running, authorities have avoided the hard lockdowns regularly deployed in other Chinese cities, instead opting for rolling, localised restrictions.
Shanghai authorities have called for calm as worried citizens swamped online grocery platforms to stock up on food over fears of impending lockdowns
Herd immunity is when enough of a population is immune to a virus that it's hard for the germ to spread to those who aren't protected by vaccination or a prior infection
Those unvaccinated can have a severe form of COVID-19 after Omicron infection, says WHO expert amid rising cases
Maria van Kerkhove, the health agency's technical lead on coronavirus, said that the surge of infections across the world is putting a significant burden on health care systems which are already severely overburdened
Experts who have designed this new method — using X-ray technology with Artificial Intelligence — say it is 98 per cent accurate and quicker than the conventional tests
With 402 more deaths, the number of people who have succumbed to the viral disease has risen to 4,85,752. The case fatality rate was 1.32 per cent.
Three Delhi jails turn into COVID-19 hotspots; 46 inmates and 43 staffers test positive for the virus
The total number of prisoners in all the three jails of Delhi Prisons as of 7 January was 18,528. Tihar has a maximum of 12,669 inmates, Mandoli 4,018 and Rohini 1,841
Centre revises guidelines for mild, asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, reduces home isolation period to 7 from 10 days
The change in the rules issued by the Centre comes at a time when the country recorded 58,097 new cases of COVID-19, the highest in around 199 days
Ali Mokdad, a professor of health metrics sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, said that for each new infection detected, the US is missing two cases.
John Abraham and his wife Priya Runchal tested positive for coronavirus on Monday
The country is seeing a substantial rise in coronavirus infections owing to the new COVID-19 variant; it recorded 13,154 new cases in 24 hours, as opposed to 6,358 a day before
Mumbai municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal issued an order to this effect late Friday evening.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been recorded below 15,000 for the last 53 days now
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 137.46 crores
India likely to witness Omicron peak by February-end; to be less severe than second wave, says COVID-19 supermodel panel
Members of the panel also added that the Omicron-driven spike in COVID-19 cases in UK is irrelevant to India as the former has low sero-positivity and uses mostly mRNA vaccines that seem to offer protection only for a short duration
A decline of 317 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours
A few questions can be discussed and explained to the children so that they are aware of the virus and the current situation
India's coronavirus tally rose to 3,46,97,860 with 7,350 people testing positive for the infection in a day