Covid19 Outbreak News
The lockdown of Anyang followed the confirmation of two cases of omicron on Monday that are believed to be linked to two other cases found Saturday in the city of Tianjin.
From elementary school essay competitions to patriotic films to an unending parade of speeches, banners, and news headlines, China is in the midst of celebrating the CCP's 100-year anniversary
This comes days after Joe Biden asked American intelligence agencies to "redouble" their efforts in investigating the emergence of the pandemic amid growing controversy about the origins of the virus from a laboratory in China
The anal swabs method 'can increase the detection rate of infected people' as traces of the virus linger longer in the anus than in the respiratory tract, a senior doctor from Beijing, told CCTV
The country reported 13,203 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the overall count to 1,06,67,736 and the toll rose by 131 to 1,53,470
Pranab Mukherjee, who had tested COVID-19 positive, undergoes brain surgery; ex-president on ventilator
Mukherjee was put on ventilator support on Monday after he underwent surgery to remove a clot in his brain. He had tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the surgery
Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests COVID-19 positive; Ashok Gehlot, Piyush Goyal wish him speedy recovery
The 84-year-old asked those who came in contact with him in the last week to get tested as a precaution
From limiting screen time to number of classes per day, HRD ministry issues guidelines for online education
In the guideline called 'Pragyata', the HRD ministry has recommended that the duration for online classes for pre-primary students should not be for more than 30 minutes
If a person is officially declared a COVID-19 patient, he or she would be North Korea's first confirmed coronavirus case.
Pfizer said that large-scale safety and efficacy trials were to begin this month, with a regulatory review set for as early as October, although nothing was guaranteed.
CCTV footage from the shop shows the burglars — wearing caps, masks, plastic jackets and gloves — taking the jewellery from the display cases
72-year-old who went missing from Delhi airport traced to Ghaziabad, sent to home quarantine for 14 days
Harjeet Singh, a resident of Dilshad Garden, arrived in Delhi on flight number AI 1916 from Almaty in Kazakhstan on Saturday and went missing from the entry gate of the screening hall at Terminal-3 of the IGI airport, officials said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt cyber watchdog CERT-In warns public of large-scale phishing attacks using COVID-19 as bait
The government has warned against a large-scale cyber attack against individuals and businesses, where attackers may use COVID-19 as a bait to steal personal and financial information.
Telangana caps fee of coronavirus treatment in private hospitals at Rs 9,000 per day, lab tests for COVID-19 at Rs 2,200
The Telangana government on Monday capped the cost of conducting a COVID-19 test in a private lab at Rs 2,200 and fee for treatment in private hospitals from Rs 4,000 to Rs 9000 per day, depending on the use of some equipment. Speaking to reporters, Health Minister E Rajender said the government has given the nod for private labs to do the tests.
Karnataka government bans online lessons for children in Class 5 and below; schools not allowed to charge for web-based teaching
Amid complaints about the conduct of virtual classes, the Karnataka government on Wednesday decided to stop online classes for children from Kindergarten (KG) to class 5.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways cancels all train tickets booked for or before 30 June, passengers to get full refund
Bookings made before and during the lockdown period for journeys till 30 June on regular trains have been cancelled and a full refund will be given to passengers, the Indian Railways has said.
All 5 Mumbai-based Air India pilots who had earlier tested positive, test negative in second round; officials suspect faulty testing kits
Five Air India pilots, who had tested positive for coronavirus, have now tested negative, an airline source said on Monday. The results of the second round of tests came on Monday evening.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Domestic manufacturers have capacity to produce 2.5 lakh PPE, 2 lakh N-95 masks per day, Group of Ministers told
Domestic manufacturers have reached the capacity of producing nearly 2.5 lakh PPE and 2 lakh N-95 masks per day which is sufficient to meet the country's requirement in dealing with the novel coronavirus pandemic in the near future, the Group of Ministers (GoM) on COVID-19 has been informed.
Narendra Modi highlights needs for new globalisation based on 'fairness, equality, humanity' during NAM meet
The coronavirus crisis has exposed the limitations of the existing international system and highlighted the need for a new template of globalisation based on fairness, equality, and humanity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Eight escape from COVID-19 isolation centre in Indore; three runaways tracked down
Eight people, including six coronavirus patients and two suspects, escaped from an isolation facility set up at a hotel in Madhya Pradeshs Indore city, police said on Thursday. Three of the COVID-19 patients were later traced and hospitalised.