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Covid: Delhi's tally dips for fifth straight day with 377 new cases

  • Fresh fatalities dipped with one patient succumbing to Covid-19 as opposed to three on Sunday, the bulletin data showed. Delhi's death toll has now reached 26,196.
Delhi's overall Covid-19 tally reached 19,00,735 on Monday, May 16, 2022, after 377 people tested positive for the infection. (HT)
Delhi's overall Covid-19 tally reached 19,00,735 on Monday, May 16, 2022, after 377 people tested positive for the infection. (HT)
Published on May 16, 2022 09:56 PM IST
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US deaths from Covid hit 1 million, less than 2 ½ years into the pandemic

  • The confirmed number of dead is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 336 days. It is roughly equal to how many Americans died in the Civil War and World War II combined. It’s as if Boston and Pittsburgh were wiped out.
Most deaths in the United States happened in urban areas, but rural places — where opposition to masks and vaccinations tends to run high — paid a heavy price at times.(Reuters)
Most deaths in the United States happened in urban areas, but rural places — where opposition to masks and vaccinations tends to run high — paid a heavy price at times.(Reuters)
Published on May 16, 2022 07:34 PM IST
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Biological E. cuts price of Corbevax Covid-19 vaccine to 250 per dose

It would result in end users paying a price of 400 a dose, including taxes and administration charges, the company said in a statement.
Corbevax vaccine, manufactured by Hyderabad-based Biological E. Limited, is being used to inoculate children against Covid-19 in the 12-15 age group. (Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Corbevax vaccine, manufactured by Hyderabad-based Biological E. Limited, is being used to inoculate children against Covid-19 in the 12-15 age group. (Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Published on May 16, 2022 02:03 PM IST
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Most of Shanghai ends Covid-19 spread, 1 million left in lockdown

Supermarkets, malls and restaurants were allowed to reopen Monday with limits on the numbers of people and mandated “no contact" transactions. But restrictions on movement remain in place and the subway train system remains closed for now.
A resident looks out through a gap in the barrier at a residential area during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China.(REUTERS)
A resident looks out through a gap in the barrier at a residential area during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China.(REUTERS)
Published on May 16, 2022 01:12 PM IST
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Omicron infection turbo-charges vaccinated people’s immunity: Report

The data comes as omicron continue to fuel outbreaks around the world, most notably in China, where residents of Shanghai have endured almost six weeks of lockdown.
Omicron infection turbo-charges vaccinated people’s immunity: Report(Representational Image / REUTERS)
Omicron infection turbo-charges vaccinated people’s immunity: Report(Representational Image / REUTERS)
Published on May 16, 2022 10:46 AM IST
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