Coronavirus outbreak: Epicentre of COVID-19, Wuhan confirms one more case; China reports 13 deaths taking toll to 3,226 in country so far
Wuhan along with the entire Hubei province with over 50 million people was kept under total lockdown since 23 January banning all movement of transportation after the virus first emerged in December
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Social distancing not enough, comprehensive approach required, says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: While pointing out that social distancing measures can help to reduce COVID19 transmission and enable health systems to cope, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesuscautioned that such measures aren't enough on their own and urged countires to take a comprehensive approach.
'Test, test, test': Amid COVID-19 pandemic, WHO says countries must urgently increase testing, asserts outbreak can't be fought blindfolded
The World Health Organization called on all countries on Monday to ramp up their testing programmes as the best way to slow the advance of the coronavirus pandemic. "We have a simple message to all countries — test, test, test," WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a press conference on Monday.
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The novel coronavirus, recently declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, poses major public health challenges for India. As the country seeks to battle the infection, accurate information is key.
Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh imposes ban on entry of Europeans, to close educational institutes from 18 to 31 March
'All educational institutions across the country will remain closed from 18 to 31 March', said Deputy Minister for Education Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury
Coronavirus outbreak: Shaheen Bagh protesters must comply with ban on gatherings of over 50 people, says Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that any gatherings, whether religious, family, social, political or cultural, of over 50 people will not be allowed in the National Capital till 31 March in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus outbreak: Health authorities prescribe 'social distancing' as way to keep spread of COVID-19 in check; what does it entail?
With cases of the novel coronavirus in India increasing to 114 on Monday, the Centre and state governments are doubling down on measures to curb the spread of the flu-like disease that has claimed over 5,000 lives worldwide and has infected at least one lakh people.
No religious, social, political gatherings of more than 50 people allowed in Delhi till 31 March in view of coronavirus, says Arvind Kejriwal
The Delhi government has also closed down gyms, nightclubs and spas till March end, the chief minister said at a press conference
Odisha reports first coronavirus case; 33-year-old returned from Italy on 6 March, being treated in Bhubaneswar's Capital Hospital
'His condition is stable and he is not showing any other complications', state government's chief spokesperson on coronavirus cases Subroto Bagchi told reporters
Coronavirus outbreak: Number of cases rises to 107 nationwide as Uttarakhand reports first infection; Modi pitches for SAARC emergency fund
The number of novel coronavirus cases in the country rose to at least 107 on Sunday, with Maharashtra reporting the highest number followed by Kerala.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Maharashtra closes malls till 31 March, postpones exams up to Class 9 as number of reported cases rises to 26
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:The government on Saturday put the number of coronavirus positive cases in the country at 84 and issued directives to states specifying list of items and norms of assistance for containment of COVID-19 under their disaster funds
Coronavirus pandemic: Maharashtra closes malls, schools and colleges as cases rises to 26; patient suspected of COVID-19 dies in Buldhana
Maharashtra govt announced closure of shopping malls, schools and colleges on Saturday with new cases of coronavirus being detected in Mumbai, Nagpur and Yavatmal taking total number of COVID-19 cases in state to 26
Centre framing guidelines on handling of coroanvirus deaths after cremation of 68-yr-old COVID-19 patient rakes controversy
Amid a controversy over the cremation of the 68-year-old woman who died in Delhi after being infected with novel coronavirus, the Union health ministry has begun working on framing guidelines for handling the bodies of those who die of the disease
Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir: Medical officer suspended for refusing to monitor suspected COVID-19 patients placed under home quarantine
A medical officer here was placed under suspension for allegedly refusing surveillance duty to monitor suspected coronavirus cases placed under home quarantine in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said on Saturday
Coronavirus pandemic: Bus-stands, railway stations in Bengaluru deserted, malls, cinemas closed day after state announces lockdown
Bus-stands and railway stations in this IT city wore a deserted look on Saturday and malls, cinemas, pubs and night clubs remained shut as part of the lockdown announced by the state government following the country's first coronavirus fatality reported from Karnataka on 12 March
Annoyed over having to share washroom with coronavirus patients, 4 suspected of infection flee Nagpur quarantine facility
Four persons admitted to a government-run hospital here for suspected coronavirus infection, returned home without informing the authorities, police said on Saturday
India records second coronavirus death as confirmed cases rise to 82; WHO says Europe now epicentre of COVID-19
India recorded the second death due to the novel coronavirus pandemic on Friday night after a 69-year-old woman passed away in Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. This is the first death due to COVID-19 in the National Capital, which reported six cases of the flu-like disease that has claimed more than 5,000 lives worldwide and infected more than one lakh people in 116 countries.
In role reversal, Asia seeks to stop coronavirus from being imported back; China, South Korea, Japan expand border controls
From quarantining travellers from overseas to nabbing those sneaking in with fevers, China and other parts of Asia are scrambling to prevent coronavirus from coming back to where it first broke out
Coronavirus oubtreak: Bihar govt orders closure of schools, colleges till 31 March as precautionary measure; CBSE exams to continue
The Bihar government on Friday announced closure of all schools, colleges, coaching institutes, zoos and public parks till 31 March as a precautionary measure against coronavirus pandemic
More than 700 people working in a leather company in Greater Noida have been put under surveillance after a Delhi-based director of the firm tested positive for novel coronavirus, officials said on Friday