Coronavirus world news]
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 01:21 AM IST
California - nation's most populated state - lifted most of its restrictions Tuesday, meaning no more state rules on social distancing or capacity limits at restaurants, bars, supermarkets, gyms, stadiums or anywhere else.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 01:11 AM IST
Muge Ma entered the plea in Manhattan federal court to bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, admitting the fraud that authorities say he carried out from his luxury Manhattan condominium.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2021 05:45 PM IST
Sputnik V, developed in Russia by Gamaleya Institute, is reported to show over 91.6% efficacy against coronavirus.
ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 06:58 PM IST
In an official release, the ministry slammed a renowned international magazine for publishing an article that claimed that "India has suffered perhaps five to seven times 'excess deaths' than the official number of Covid-19 fatalities".
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 11:59 PM IST
India reported less than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases once again on Saturday, as the cumulative infection tally crossed 29.35 million. The country's daily recoveries are continuing to outnumber daily new cases for nearly a month now.
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2021 10:46 AM IST
Covid-19 related deaths on Thursday, which were the highest in a day, came after Bihar reconciled its figures.
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 12:09 AM IST
India's Covid-19 recovery seems to be back on track, even though the number of daily deaths rose drastically, likely as a result of the revised coronavirus figures given by the Bihar government. The country's cumulative infection tally currently resides at 29,274,823.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 12:21 PM IST
Microsoft said last year's move to remote work boosted feelings of inclusion for workers because everyone was in the same virtual room. But the move to a hybrid work environment will need to ensure employees are given the flexibility to work when and where they want.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 09:45 AM IST
The new Covid-19 guidelines issued by the DGHS also recommend against using the antiviral drug Remdesivir in children below 18 years of age, as well as a "rational use" of HRCT imaging among children in this age group.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 08:51 AM IST
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UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2021 12:03 AM IST
India's Covid-19 numbers signal the receding second wave of the coronavirus disease pandemic which threw the country's medical health infrastructure out of gear in the last two months.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2021 11:42 AM IST
As of Wednesday, India has 1,231,415 active infections across the country, which comprise for 4.5% of the total infections recorded so far, the health ministry data showed.
PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 08:44 AM IST
"India, a strategic ally, needs our help in its ongoing fight against Covid-19. Our abundant vaccine supply gives us opportunities to help our partners around the globe, where help is needed the most," Congressman Brad Wenstrup said.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 04:19 PM IST
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 12:41 PM IST
Another challenge the health workers faced was reaching out to all the 362 adult residents of the J-K village to vaccinate them against Covid-19.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 06:47 PM IST
The beneficiaries will get an additional 5kg of wheat or rice per person free during July and November 2021 under the the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), PM Modi said.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 02:55 PM IST
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2021 12:01 AM IST
The second wave of the pandemic has now seen a steady drop for four consecutive weeks across the country. Several states and Union territories (UTs) have announced relaxations in curbs, which, in most places, come into effect today (i.e. Monday, June 7) and remain in place for a week.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 02:47 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh tgovernment announced relaxations on the outdoor movement of people and on non-essential services in districts with less than 600 active cases of Covid-19.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 12:53 PM IST
The UP government on Saturday extended relaxations in the "Corona curfew" to Bareilly and Bulandshahr districts from June 7
Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Covid-19 in India: Total number of tests done during the previous day were 20,36,311 as compared to Saturday's 20,84,421.
Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2021 08:38 AM IST
Covid-19 lockdown in the UK: The government, which said there is "nothing in the data" to suggest ending lockdown should be delayed, is expected to mandate wearing of masks in certain settings and encourage people to continue working from home.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 04:40 PM IST
Delhi on Saturday recorded 414 fresh Covid-19 cases and the positivity rate dropped further to 0.5 per cent.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 01:26 PM IST
The relaxations in Maharashtra have been extended on the basis of the level or categories. Level 1 areas will have no restrictions and Level 5 will have strictest of curbs with only essential services and shops allowed.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 11:07 AM IST
ZyCov-D, the Zydus' Covid-19 vaccine, is being developed with support from the Centre’s National Biopharma Mission as part of Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council, department of biotechnology.
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Amid the ongoing row over episodes of some Bengali TV serials being shot at home during restrictions on shootings since May 16 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the West Bengal Motion Pictures Artists Forum on Friday asked actors not to go out of their homes for shooting violating curbs.
PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2021 10:54 PM IST
The B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus was first detected in India, and it also had a sub lineage, the B.1.617.2.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 07:06 PM IST
Delhi's Covid-19 test positivity rate (TPR) also peaked slightly to 0.68% from 0.61% a day ago. However, the TPR remained below 1% for the fifth consecutive day on Friday. According to WHO, a consistent positivity rate below 5%, for a period of at least 2 weeks before outbreak, is recommended.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 04:53 PM IST
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PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 03:41 PM IST
Earlier, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal had demanded a high court-monitored probe into the alleged selling of Covid-19 vaccine doses by the Punjab government to private hospitals for profit.