Coronavirus Pandemic

Showing of 1 - 20 from 4436 results
Coronavirus Pandemic - Total results - 4436
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Decision over foreign spectators could be made by May, says IOC president Thomas Bach
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Decision over foreign spectators could be made by May, says IOC president Thomas Bach

Organisers are yet to announce whether supporters will be able to travel to Japan for the tournament, but Bach said he expects a decision by May.

Joe Biden lifts Trump-era ban on green card applicants, says 'immigration policy harms US business'
World

Joe Biden lifts Trump-era ban on green card applicants, says 'immigration policy harms US business'

The former US president had halted the issuance of green cards until the end of 2020 and deemed immigrants a 'risk to the US labor market' due to the coronavirus pandemic

Maharashtra records over 8,000 COVID-19 cases after four months; Delhi, Bengal mandate RT-PCR test for visitors
India

Maharashtra records over 8,000 COVID-19 cases after four months; Delhi, Bengal mandate RT-PCR test for visitors

Earlier today, announcing the next phase of India’s vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that people above the age of 60 and those above 45 years with co-morbidities will be vaccinated from 1 March

India's slow COVID-19 vaccination rate puts gains at peril; private sector involvement must to expand coverage
India

India's slow COVID-19 vaccination rate puts gains at peril; private sector involvement must to expand coverage

It is important to reiterate that the argument of 'natural herd immunity' remains largely a thereotical one, and cannot be relied on to mitigate the disease, especially with millions of vaccine doses ready

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: From Avni Doshi to Philip Pullman, our picks of sessions to attend from Day 6-10
Arts & Culture

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: From Avni Doshi to Philip Pullman, our picks of sessions to attend from Day 6-10

Here is a list curated by Firstpost of online talks and discussion to tune into and participate in at the virtual JLF 2021.

In Afghanistan, COVID-19 vaccination campaign faces disbelief, cynicism, war and corruption
World

In Afghanistan, COVID-19 vaccination campaign faces disbelief, cynicism, war and corruption

In an impoverished nation battered by war, hunger, poverty and drought, an invisible virus is considered fake or an afterthought.

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: 39 students, five staff test positive for coronavirus at Latur hostel
India

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: 39 students, five staff test positive for coronavirus at Latur hostel

The infected students and employees have been quarantined at a government hostel near the city in central Maharashtra, an official said

Won't allow sale of Patanjali's Coronil in Maharashtra without 'proper certification', says Anil Deshmukh
India

Won't allow sale of Patanjali's Coronil in Maharashtra without 'proper certification', says Anil Deshmukh

The statement comes a day after the IMA demanded an explanation from the Union health minister for 'promoting' CORONIL as a cure for COVID-19

Premier League: Up to 10,000 fans could return to English stadiums in May, says government
Sports

Premier League: Up to 10,000 fans could return to English stadiums in May, says government

Stadiums with more than 40,000 seats, including the home of Premier League leaders Manchester City, will be allowed up to 10,000 fans spaced out. Smaller major venues will be permitted a quarter capacity

Euro 2020: UK could propose to host entire tournament, claims British media report
Sports

Euro 2020: UK could propose to host entire tournament, claims British media report

Euro 2020, which was postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is still scheduled to take place in 12 cities across the continent from 11 June to 11 July.

The Friday List: From literature festivals to a walk through Kolkata's lanes, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Arts & Culture

The Friday List: From literature festivals to a walk through Kolkata's lanes, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: From S Hareesh to Douglas Stuart, our picks of sessions to attend from Day 1-5
Arts & Culture

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: From S Hareesh to Douglas Stuart, our picks of sessions to attend from Day 1-5

What follows is a list curated by Firstpost of online talks and discussion to tune into and participate in at the virtual JLF 2021.

COVID-19: After a gap of 75 days, Maharashtra reports more than 5,000 new cases
India

COVID-19: After a gap of 75 days, Maharashtra reports more than 5,000 new cases

The state had reported 5,229 infections on 4 December, after which it had been registering a gradual but steady drop in number of new cases

Amid coronavirus crisis, World Wisdom Map offers hope, profound life lessons from across the world
Lifestyle

Amid coronavirus crisis, World Wisdom Map offers hope, profound life lessons from across the world

Despite the heterogeneity of our populations, the uniformity of our experiences is a notion the World Wisdom Map accentuates.

Coronavirus pandemic sees January transfer spending in football plummet nearly 50 percent
Sports

Coronavirus pandemic sees January transfer spending in football plummet nearly 50 percent

Spending on transfers during the January window fell from $1.16 billion in 2020 to $590 million in 2021, the lowest sum since 2014.

Serie A: Lazio to make appearance in Italian court over possible breach of COVID-19 rules
Sports

Serie A: Lazio to make appearance in Italian court over possible breach of COVID-19 rules

Lazio are accused of failing to alert local health authorities when eight "staff" tested positive at the end of October, on the eve of a Champions League match, then at the beginning of November, again before a Champions League match.

South African COVID-19 strain found in four people, Brazil variant in one person, says ICMR chief
India

South African COVID-19 strain found in four people, Brazil variant in one person, says ICMR chief

One Brazil returnee has also tested positive for the Brazil variant of SARS-CoV-2 in the first week of February as per the health ministry

Premier League: Arsenal to investigate captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang over alleged tattoo breach
Sports

Premier League: Arsenal to investigate captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang over alleged tattoo breach

Tattoo artist Alejandro Nicolas Bernal posted the social media clip on 9 February where Aubameyang is seen to get a new tattoo on his hand.

Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka account for 76.5% of India's active COVID-19 cases, says health ministry
India

Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka account for 76.5% of India's active COVID-19 cases, says health ministry

The health ministry said 33 states and Union Territories have reported less than 5,000 active cases in a span of 24 hours while 18 have not recorded any deaths in the same period

Vijay Rupani tests COVID-19 positive with mild symptoms, confirms hospital; Gujarat CM fainted at a rally
India

Vijay Rupani tests COVID-19 positive with mild symptoms, confirms hospital; Gujarat CM fainted at a rally

Rupani, 64, was given first aid on the stage after he collapsed. He was then flown in a helicopter from Vadodara to Ahmedabad and admitted at UN Mehta Hospital