B’luru civic body to hire 1,700 health professionals

The health department has calculated that one doctor per shift is needed for every 100 patients and one staff nurse for every 50 patients.... Read more »

Srinagar authorities decide to re-impose lock-down in red zone areas

"All departments have been put on high alert, no entry or exit without authorisation will be allowed from the red zones areas. No employee... Read more »

Global COVID-19 cases near 12.7mn

As of Sunday morning, the total number of cases stood at 12,681,472, while the fatalities rose to 564,420, the University's Center for Systems Science... Read more »

India’s corona cases near 8.5 lakh

According to the data, of the total 8,49,553 cases, as many as 5,34,620 patients have recovered. A total of 2,92,258 cases remain active in... Read more »

Coronavirus particles can remain infectious in air for more than an hour

WHO officials have cautioned the evidence is preliminary and requires further assessment. Read more »

India’s Covid-19 tally over 8.2 lakh

Alarmingly, the country added one lakh cases in merely four days. On Tuesday, the tally had surpassed the grim mark of seven lakh cases. Read more »

Global COVID-19 cases top 12.4mn

As of Saturday morning, the total number of cases stood at 12,461,962, while the fatalities rose to 559,481, the University's Center for Systems Science... Read more »

PM directs for real- time monitoring of Covid-19 at national level

Appreciating the concerted efforts of the Centre, state and local authorities in containing the pandemic in Delhi, Modi directed that a similar approach be... Read more »

WHO “In most of world virus is not under control, getting worse”

The WHO chief added that the pandemic was "still accelerating", as the total number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has "doubled in the last six... Read more »

Tocilizumab drug black market racket in Gujarat unearthed

The FDCA got the information about Tocilizumab being sold in the black market in Surat and following the tip-off, it had set up a... Read more »

Northeast’s Covid-19 tally rises to 18,665

According to the Chief Ministers, Health Ministers and officials of the eight northeastern states, Covid cases in the region spiked with return of around... Read more »

Global COVID-19 cases top 12.2mn

As of Friday morning, the total number of cases stood at 12,232,211, while the fatalities rose to 554,291, the University's Center for Systems Science... Read more »

India inches close to 8 lakh

According to the data, out of total 7,93,802 cases, 4,95,513 have recovered while 2,76,685 remain active in the country. With more Covid-19 patients recovering,... Read more »

Why kids are often spared from severe COVID-19

The researchers noted that children under 18 make up 22 per cent of the US population and only three pediatric deaths were identified by... Read more »

US surpasses 3 million Covid-19 cases

Over 131,000 deaths have been reported, and on Tuesday the US broke its record for most new cases reported in one day, the BBC... Read more »

Global COVID-19 cases pass 12mn mark

As of Thursday morning, the total number of cases stood at 12,009,301, while the fatalities rose to 548,822, the University's Center for Systems Science... Read more »

India’s Covid-19 tally is over 7.67L

According to the data, out of total 7,67,296 cases, 4,76,377 have recovered while 2,69,789 remain active in the country. With more COVID-19 patients recovering,... Read more »

WHO “Airborne transmission can’t be ruled out”

An open letter from more than 200 scientists had accused the WHO of underestimating the possibility of airborne transmission. Read more »

7,42,417 Covid-19 cases in India

During the last 24 hours, 2,62,679 samples have been tested, as the testing lab network continues to expand. As on date, more than 1,115... Read more »

India might see 2.87 lakh coronavirus cases per day by end of winter 2021

India will be the worst affected country due to coronavirus followed by the US (95,000 cases per day), South Africa (21,000 cases per day)... Read more »