covid 19 news]
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:00 PM IST
The total number of tests conducted in Delhi till date are 12,622,319. The city also has 585 containment zones till Thursday.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 06:26 PM IST
The Covid-19 spread in Kerala is a matter of concern for the government as the southern state is going to hold assembly election next month along with three other states and a union territory.
By Aabshar Hassan Quazi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Kota
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 04:31 PM IST
- Several experts said that full-scale resumption of economic activity, near full people movement and laxity in compliance to Covid appropriate behaviour are reasons behind the recent spurt in cases.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 04:30 PM IST
The enforcement of the mask mandate was patchy, and some sheriffs refused to police the restrictions at all.
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 07:31 AM IST
The state will also do away with limits on the number of diners who can be served indoors, said Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who made the announcement at a restaurant in Lubbock.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:42 PM IST
On Monday, nearly 6,200 persons over the age of 60 years or with co-morbidities took Covid-19 vaccine jab on the first day of the drive held across 308 vaccination sites.
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:01 PM IST
The Union health ministry on Tuesday said that it has asked for a report from the Karnataka government. Meanwhile, the minister BC Patil, said his decision to take the vaccine at home cannot be considered wrong.
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 03:24 PM IST
The bracelet scheme launched on Monday at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport will allow people to quarantine at home. It will alert authorities if someone removes the bracelet or ventures too far from the home monitor.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 03:01 PM IST
Twenty nine out of 50 states reported more new infections last week compared to the previous seven days, whereas only seven states in the prior week reported weekly increases, according to Reuters.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 08:06 AM IST
Weakness in capital expenditure is likely to worry policymakers counting on private-sector investment to help the world's third-largest economy decisively shake off the health crisis.
By Megha, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 12:36 PM IST
- Several schools will not reopen just yet; they are planning to conduct online examinations and commence regular classes for primary students from the next academic session.
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 11:15 AM IST
From dip in testing number to negligence shown by people, experts list the main reasons why the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic has been rising after a fall in recent months.
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 04:03 PM IST
The government has been ramping up the existing nationwide vaccination drive, which began on January 16, to start the next phase of inoculation.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 02:33 PM IST
Indonesia has some of the worst virus infection rates in Asia, and President Joko Widodo has been widely criticised over his government's handling of the pandemic. On Tuesday, Indonesia recorded 9,775 new cases of Covid-19, which pushed the countrywide tally to 1,298,608.
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:40 AM IST
As a second wave of coronavirus pandemic hits parts of India and authorities mull over imposing another lockdown in Mumbai, some stars have reacted to the news.
By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:22 AM IST
- All the commissioners and district collectors have been directed to ensure strict adherence to the latest instructions.
Reuters, Mexico City
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 08:17 AM IST
New data released by the UN's World Food Program showed nearly 8 million people across the four countries are experiencing hunger this year, up from 2.2 million in 2018.
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 07:00 PM IST
After the uproar on social media, the restaurant defended its poster and in a follow-up post, asked those who are hurt by the post to "unfriend them".
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 06:58 PM IST
The Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre is 1,700 feet long, 700 feet wide - roughly the size of 20 football fields - and has 200 enclosures with 50 beds each.
By Jaykishan Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jodhpur
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 01:03 PM IST
- Several states including Maharashtra, Kerala, MP and Punjab continue to record high number of Covid cases.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 08:36 AM IST
- State government to issue advisory for visitors from states witnessing a spike in Covid cases.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 02:21 PM IST
The Secretary-General says “India has been a global leader in pandemic response efforts”, Tirumurti tweeted, expressing his gratitude to the UN Chief.
By Yogesh Joshi, Pune
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 01:16 PM IST
- Ajit Pawar asked Pune Municipal Corporation and Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporations to increase Covid-19 testing and also focus on contact tracing.
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 08:53 PM IST
These variants have been discovered after the sudden spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra. All these strains are of A2 type of coronavirus, which is common in India.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 11:51 AM IST
- The director general of family welfare department Dr Dubey said the authorities will soon get the guideline for vaccination of the elderly.
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 09:39 AM IST
So far, over 90 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered to healthcare and frontline workers, according to government data.
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2021 09:56 AM IST
India on Tuesday reported four cases of South Africa variant strain of Sars-CoV-2 and one case of Brazil variant strain, the health ministry said.
By Sharan Poovanna | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 04:09 PM IST
- The minister said the government would conduct random testing of students and parents. However, those coming from Kerala would require mandatory Covid-19 negative certificates
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 12:14 PM IST
The court was hearing a petition which said that the government has prioritised vaccination for several categories of officials and should do the same for judicial employees.
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 09:38 AM IST
Health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday that about 18-19 coronavirus vaccine candidates are in different clinical trial stages and may be available in the coming months.