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Gujarat: 18 COVID-19 patients killed in fire at Bharuch hospital
India

Gujarat: 18 COVID-19 patients killed in fire at Bharuch hospital

There were around 50 other patients at the four-storeyed hospital when the fire broke out in the COVID-19 ward at 1 am, an official said

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 90 lakh after 45,882 more infections in a day, toll above 1.32 lakh
India

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 90 lakh after 45,882 more infections in a day, toll above 1.32 lakh

There are 4,43,794 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 4.92 percent of the total caseload, said the health ministry on Friday

New study suggests targeting gel formed in lungs of severe COVID-19 patients may help reduce disease intensity
Health

New study suggests targeting gel formed in lungs of severe COVID-19 patients may help reduce disease intensity

Scientists proposed that patients with severe infection be given hyaluronidase early on to help clear out the gel made up of a polysaccharide (sugar) called hyaluronan, from the lungs while hypoxia is still developing

India's COVID-19 tally over 67.57 lakh with 72,049 fresh infections; fatality rate at 1.55%
India

India's COVID-19 tally over 67.57 lakh with 72,049 fresh infections; fatality rate at 1.55%

There are 9,07,883 active cases of coronavirus in the country which comprises 13.44 percent of the total caseload, said the health ministry

Coronavirus Updates: Jharkhand's minority welfare minister Haji Hussain Ansari dies of COVID-19, say reports
India

Coronavirus Updates: Jharkhand's minority welfare minister Haji Hussain Ansari dies of COVID-19, say reports

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The PTI report added that he had been undergoing treatment for the infection when he passed away

Every 15th person exposed to virus by Aug, reveals second sero-survey; COVID-19 risk double in urban slums
India

Every 15th person exposed to virus by Aug, reveals second sero-survey; COVID-19 risk double in urban slums

The risk of exposure to the virus in urban slums was twice that of the risk in non-slum urban areas and four times the risk in rural settings, said ICMR DG Balram Bhargava

COVID-19 asymptomatics: Why some people contract and recover from a SARS-CoV-2 infection unscathed
science

COVID-19 asymptomatics: Why some people contract and recover from a SARS-CoV-2 infection unscathed

No fever or chills. No loss of smell or taste. No breathing difficulties. They don’t feel a thing.

Subject Expert Committee seeks DCGI nod to use hepatitis injection in phase 3 trial of COVID-19 vaccine
India

Subject Expert Committee seeks DCGI nod to use hepatitis injection in phase 3 trial of COVID-19 vaccine

So far, Thymosin @-1 injection 1.6 mg has been used to treat chronic Hepatitis B

Global COVID-19 toll crosses 6.02 lakh, cases climb to 1.42 crore; US continues to be worst-hit country
World

Global COVID-19 toll crosses 6.02 lakh, cases climb to 1.42 crore; US continues to be worst-hit country

The US alone accounts for over 37 lakh COVID-19 cases, while Brazil has reported 20 lakh and India, 10 lakh.

India reports 7,466 COVID-19 cases, 175 deaths in 24 hours; Jan-March GDP figures paint a gloomy picture ahead
India

India reports 7,466 COVID-19 cases, 175 deaths in 24 hours; Jan-March GDP figures paint a gloomy picture ahead

The number of COVID-19 cases in India climbed to 1,65,799 while toll reached 4,706 with the country registering over 7,000 new cases on Friday

COVID-19 Impact: GDP growth dips to 3.1% in Jan-Mar quarter, slowest growth in 8 years; economy grows at 4.2% in FY20
Business

COVID-19 Impact: GDP growth dips to 3.1% in Jan-Mar quarter, slowest growth in 8 years; economy grows at 4.2% in FY20

The gross domestic product (GDP) had expanded by 5.7 percent in the corresponding quarter of 2018-19, according to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) on Friday.

Coronavirus infection: How long do COVID-19 patients remain infectious?
Health

Coronavirus infection: How long do COVID-19 patients remain infectious?

Research suggests patients became infectious 2 days before symptom onset and can only spread the infection for up to 7-10 days after showing the symptoms.

Yes Bank money laundering case: Bombay High Court declines pre-arrest bail to Wadhawans
Business

Yes Bank money laundering case: Bombay High Court declines pre-arrest bail to Wadhawans

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to grant pre-arrest bail to DHFL promoters Dheeraj Wadhawan and Kapil Wadhawan in a money laundering case of Yes Bank being probed by the Enforcement Directorate

Yes Bank case: Wadhawan brothers bail plea rejected, sent to judicial custody till 22 May
Business

Yes Bank case: Wadhawan brothers bail plea rejected, sent to judicial custody till 22 May

As the CBI custody of the Wadhawan brothers ended on Sunday, they were presented before the court, which sent them to judicial custody

Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope govt will announce stimulus packages to rebuild economy after lockdown extension, says Nasscom
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope govt will announce stimulus packages to rebuild economy after lockdown extension, says Nasscom

Nasscom said it is imperative that people to adapt to this "new normal" and build in practices like social distancing in everyday lives over the next many months.

Coronavirus India Roundup, April 10: Death toll crosses 200, first Operation SHIELD deemed successful in Delhi, Punjab extends lockdown
Health

Coronavirus India Roundup, April 10: Death toll crosses 200, first Operation SHIELD deemed successful in Delhi, Punjab extends lockdown

At around 6,760 positive cases, India's per million infection rate is relatively low at about 4.95 per million population.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Stimulating immune responses in the early stages could help in effective treatment
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Stimulating immune responses in the early stages could help in effective treatment

In patients infected with coronavirus, the activation of the Interferons does not occur until 48 hours post-infection.

Coronavirus may impact India's March quarter GDP growth by 0.20% after epidemic hits imports from China for crucial sectors: Report
Business

Coronavirus may impact India's March quarter GDP growth by 0.20% after epidemic hits imports from China for crucial sectors: Report

The brokerage cut its fiscal 2020-21 real GDP growth estimate marginally to 5.6% as against the previous estimate of 5.7%, but added that there will be a recovery in the next financial year.

Coronavirus outbreak: Thailand records another new case taking total number of affected to 42 since January
World

Coronavirus outbreak: Thailand records another new case taking total number of affected to 42 since January

Thailand has not yet had a death from the virus, although 28 patients have recovered and 14 are being treated in hospital

Global funds cut equity exposure in February, suggest increase in bond holdings instead over fears of coronavirus risk: Report
Business

Global funds cut equity exposure in February, suggest increase in bond holdings instead over fears of coronavirus risk: Report

The findings come as major indexes on Wall Street look set for their steepest weekly plunge since the global financial crisis more than a decade ago, as rising numbers of new coronavirus infections outside China increase fears of a pandemic.