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Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested bringing focus back on the test-trace-treat strategy by ensuring at least 70% of tests are through the RT-PCR method among other strategies to curb spread of Covid-19. (PTI Photo)

Stop 2nd surge to prevent pan-Indian outbreak: Modi

PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 03:12 AM IST
  • CMs ask for opening vaccination drive to more people, higher supply to boost pace
Delhi recorded 145 fresh coronavirus cases on Sunday.(PTI)
Delhi recorded 145 fresh coronavirus cases on Sunday.(PTI)

Delhi appears to be taking on challenges of post-Covid era

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 05:37 PM IST
According to officials, Delhi Disaster Management Authority is likely to hold a meeting on Monday to decide the future course of action.
A municipal worker gives a commuter a penalty for not using a face mask at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai.(AP)
A municipal worker gives a commuter a penalty for not using a face mask at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai.(AP)

Maharashtra: Over 6,000 cases for 2nd consecutive day, 37,000 vaccinated

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 10:16 PM IST
As many as 2,567 patients were discharged, increasing the tally of recoveries to 19,92,530. Maharashtra's active case count has reached 48,439.
A health worker receives a Covid-19 vaccine shot, at AIIMS in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
A health worker receives a Covid-19 vaccine shot, at AIIMS in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

Delhi records 158 new Covid-19 cases, one death in last 24 hours

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 07:21 PM IST
Of the 60,836 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, just 158 turned out to be positive.
The three people who received doses on Wednesday were the daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter of a doctor working at the hospital.(Reuters)
The three people who received doses on Wednesday were the daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter of a doctor working at the hospital.(Reuters)

Lens on lax checks after doc’s kin get vaccine jabs

UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 12:05 AM IST
At present, only health workers and front line services staff such as police, sanitation workers and military personnel are eligible for doses.
A health worker receives a Covid-19 vaccine shot, at AIIMS in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
A health worker receives a Covid-19 vaccine shot, at AIIMS in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

Fewest new Covid-19 cases in Delhi since April 30

UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2021 06:08 AM IST
On Tuesday, over 15,000 doses of the vaccine against Covid-19 were administered across 265 centre in Delhi. Of these, 2,532 were the second doses received by health care workers.
A man cycles past a graffiti covered wall amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on a street in Navi Mumbai on January 30. (Francis Mascarenhas / REUTERS)
A man cycles past a graffiti covered wall amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on a street in Navi Mumbai on January 30. (Francis Mascarenhas / REUTERS)

Rising cases of Covid-19 in Kerala, Maharashtra cause of concern: Govt

UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 05:06 PM IST
The South African Covid-19 strain in four returnees in January, ICMR chief Balram Bhargava said, adding that ICMR-NIV is attempting to isolate and culture this variant of SARS-CoV-2.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(ANI)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(ANI)

CM Kejriwal writes: As world battled Covid, Delhi stood its ground, fought back

By Arvind Kejriwal
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 08:52 AM IST
As his government complete its first year in office (of its third term), Delhi’s chief minister recounts the challenges and achievements of the year that was and offers a glimpse into the road ahead.
A motorist passes by a mural of frontline workers against coronavirus at RK Puram in New Delhi on July 25. Delhi’s Covid-19 recoveries have outstripped new cases on almost all days this month barring a few exceptions, after ramped-up containment and testing efforts over the past month or so. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
A motorist passes by a mural of frontline workers against coronavirus at RK Puram in New Delhi on July 25. Delhi’s Covid-19 recoveries have outstripped new cases on almost all days this month barring a few exceptions, after ramped-up containment and testing efforts over the past month or so. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Covid-19: Delhi's daily Covid-19 tally drops to 157

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 07:23 PM IST
157 fresh cases were detected from the 64,973 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, according to Delhi government's health department. Out of these, 36,236 were RT-PCR tests and 28,737 antigen. The death toll reached 10,820 after seven more fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours.
People are seen wearing protective face masks as a precautionary measure against coronavirus, at New Delhi Railway Station on Thursday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
People are seen wearing protective face masks as a precautionary measure against coronavirus, at New Delhi Railway Station on Thursday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Executive of Noida firm living in Delhi tests positive for coronavirus: Official

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 02:10 PM IST
The number of coronavirus cases has risen to 75. Delhi-NCR region has so far recorded 19 such cases.
People seen wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19, at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi on Thursday.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
People seen wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19, at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi on Thursday.(Amal KS/HT Photo)

Coronavirus: Kejriwal shuts cinema halls, schools; orders offices to disinfect premises daily

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 06:34 PM IST
The Delhi government has declared coronavirus an epidemic, and has enforced strict measures to control the spread of coronavirus.
A salesmen at a chemist shop in New Delhi helps a buyer wear her protective mask, in wake of the deadly coronavirus, on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
A salesmen at a chemist shop in New Delhi helps a buyer wear her protective mask, in wake of the deadly coronavirus, on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

With 33 in isolation, a look at how Delhi is battling coronavirus crisis

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 12:51 PM IST
Till the morning of March 4, over 1.2 lakh passengers from 12 countries had been screened at the Delhi airport for Covid-19.
Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital where people who returned from China are under observation.(AP)
Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital where people who returned from China are under observation.(AP)

Tech firm evacuates 2 sites as coronavirus infection rises to 3 in Hyderabad

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 05:49 PM IST
The latest infection also forced a tech company to evacuate two of its campuses in the city after one of its employees tested positive.
A computer image created by Nexu scientists shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to Covid-19.(Reuters Photo)
A computer image created by Nexu scientists shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to Covid-19.(Reuters Photo)

Coronavirus: Dos and don’ts to contain the spread of Covid-19

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 02:05 PM IST
It is believed that coronavirus originated in a food market in China’s Wuhan that was illegally selling wildlife.
South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear spray disinfectant to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, at a shopping district in Seoul on March 4.(AFP Photo)
South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear spray disinfectant to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, at a shopping district in Seoul on March 4.(AFP Photo)

Coronavirus explainer: How Covid-19 spreads

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 02:06 PM IST
Coronavirus has spread rapidly since its outbreak was first reported in China’s Wuhan. An earlier analysis of similar viruses concluded that human coronaviruses can remain infectious on inanimate surfaces for up to nine days at room temperature.
An almost empty tourist bumboat passes a largely empty Merlion Park as tourism takes decline due to the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore.(REUTERS)
An almost empty tourist bumboat passes a largely empty Merlion Park as tourism takes decline due to the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore.(REUTERS)

Sharing coronavirus patient info helped Singapore contain infection

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 04:56 PM IST
All information on coronavirus cases is shared on a live dashboard, which includes the number of confirmed cases, infection growth rate, ICU admissions, and discharged patients.
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