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Covid recovery rate improves in Agra to 86.74%

Agra, May 6 | The Covid-19 recovery rate has improved in Uttar Pradesh's Agra city up to 86.74 per cent, even as 234...

Portal to give bed status in B’luru pvt hospitals for Covid...

Bengaluru, May 4 | The Private Hospitals & Nursing Homes Association (Phana) on Monday set up a portal to provide bed status in private...

Karnataka’s total Covid cases cross 16-lakh; 217 deaths

Bengaluru, May 3 | With the pandemic's second wave unabated, total Covid cases in Karnataka crossed 16-lakh mark, as 37,733 tested positive in a...

Delhi hospitals struggling amid rising Covid cases

New Delhi, April 27 | The healthcare system in the national capital seems to be on the edge due to a massive increase in...

Karnataka logs 29,744 new Covid cases with 201 deaths

Bengaluru, April 27 | Riding on the pandemic's second wave, 29,744 new Covid cases were reported in Karnataka in a day, with 201 patients...

‘Mutations keep on happening, one needs to be alert’

New Delhi, April 25 | Member of Maharashtra's Covid-19 Task Force, Dr. Shashank Joshi on Sunday said that mutations keep on happening and one...

Madrasa offer to turn into Covid facilities

Lucknow, April 25 | The Islamic Madrasa Modernization Teachers Association of India has written to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath seeking conversion of...

38 Covid deaths, over 8k cases in Telangana

Hyderabad, April 25 | Hitting a new high, Telangana reported 38 deaths and 8,126 new cases during the 24-hour period.The fresh fatalities pushed the...

Oxygen brings relief to Luckdnow but patients in home isolation suffer

Lucknow, April 25 | Even as a special freight train, Oxygen Express, carrying 51,000 litres of medical oxygen in three tankers arrived in Uttar...

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital gets 5 tonnes of oxygen

New Delhi, April 25 | Hours after raising an SOS alarm about depleting oxygen around midnight, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) in the national...

More post-vax deaths from Pfizer than Astrazenaca jabs: Sputnik

New Delhi, April 24 | Russian Covid vaccine Sputnik V, which is now the third Covid-19 vaccine in India, has claimed that the available...

Yogi announces free vaccination for those above 18 years

Lucknow, April 21 | Uttar Pradesh will now offer the Covid vaccine free of cost from May 1, as India's vaccine net widens to...

Active Covid cases cross 1-lakh mark in Karnataka

Bengaluru, April 16 | With a record 14,859 new Covid cases in a day, active cases in Karnataka crossed 1-lakh mark, while 78 deaths...

New Covid cases breach 11,000-mark in Karnataka

Bengaluru, April 15 | For the first time in six months, new Covid cases in Karnataka crossed the 11,000-mark in a day, with Bengaluru...

Karnataka logs 8,778 new Covid cases; 6,079 recover

Bengaluru, April 14 | Amid the pandemic's second wave, 8,778 new Covid cases were reported in a day while 6,079 patients recovered from the...

S. Korea reports 49 more cases of Covid-19 variants

Seoul, April 12 | South Korea on Monday reported 49 new cases of Covid-19 variants amid concerns that the spread of more transmissible strains...

Reduced testing size sees Telangana’s daily Covid tally dip

Hyderabad, April 12 | Relatively lower number of tests resulted in lower tally of new Covid-19 cases on Sunday. As per the bulletin for...

Cong demands vax for all, starts social media campaign

New Delhi, April 12 | Amid rising cases of Covid-19 in the country, the Congress has started a social media campaign for vaccination for...

BHU makes arrangements for Covid positive students

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 | Keeping in mind the rapid spread of Covid cases, the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) administration has taken specific...

Vaccine will last for five days only: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, April 10 | With Punjab left with only five days of supply (5.7 lakh Covid vaccine doses) at the current levels of vaccinating...

Andhra needs 25L vaccines to make ‘Tika Utsav’ a success

Amaravati/New Delhi, April 10 | Staring at Coronavirus vaccine shortage in time for 'Tika Utsav' (vaccine utsav), Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan...

India reports 1,45,384 new Covid cases; 794 deaths

New Delhi, April 10 | India has reported 1,45,384 new Covid-19 cases and 794 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said...

Month after jab, RSS chief Bhagwat tests Covid positive (Ld)

Nagpur, April 10 | Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat has tested Covid-19 positive and is undergoing treatment in a private hospital here.According...

Telangana records 2,478 cases in a new daily high

Hyderabad, April 9 | In a new daily high, Telangana on Friday reported 2,478 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours as the...

Goa to launch ‘Tika Utsav’ to maximise Covid vaccination: CM

Panaji, April 9 | The Goa government will launch 'Tika Utsav', a grassroots drive to maximise coverage of the Covid-19 vaccine for people above...

Night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi as Covid cases surge

Lucknow, April 8 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to impose night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi from Thursday.The...

Tourist from Maharashtra dies of Covid in Srinagar

Srinagar, March 31 | A 70-year-old tourist from Maharashtra died of Covid-19 in a hospital here on Wednesday.Reports said the tourist from Pune had...

Focus on curbing mortality, not lockdown: Mahindra tells Maha

New Delhi, March 30 | Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Monday said more focus should be given on strengthening the medical infrastructure...

Covid strikes fourth estate in Lucknow

Lucknow, March 28 | Corona has struck at the fourth estate in Lucknow in a big way.Pramod Srivastava, 48, member of the UP State...

US FDA authorises Amazon’s Covid-19 test kit

San Francisco, March 27 | Ecommerce giant Amazon has received the emergency use authorisation (EUA) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...

AustralaSian Covid-19 trial starts in India

New Delhi, March 1 | The AustralaSian Covid-19 trial (ASCOT) which aims to discover which existing treatments are most effective in hospitalised patients has...

Pfizer’s Covid vax not allowed yet for emergency use in India

New Delhi, Feb 5 | India's drug regulatory authority has withheld approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine after the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) said that...

After effects of Pfizer Covid vaccine not serious, shows UK study

London, Feb 5 | A new study in the UK has revealed that while many people have reported after effects of the Pfizer Covid...

Britain to test Pfizer, AstraZeneca jabs combo in 2 doses

London, Feb 4 | Britain on Thursday launched a new clinical study to determine the effects of using different Covid-19 vaccines for the first...

Raj’s Churu becomes Covid free, state’s cases down to double digits

Jaipur, Jan 28 | Churu has become the first district of Rajasthan to become coronavirus free as not a single active case was reported...

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vax neutralises UK, South Africa variants: Study

New York, Jan 28 | Drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech have said that their Covid-19 vaccine has been found in laboratory studies to work against...

Australia gives provisional approval to Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

Sydney, Jan 25 | Australia's medical regulator on Monday granted provisional approval to Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, making it the first Covid vaccine to receive...

Pharmacopoeia Commission proposes reduction in tests on animals for drug manufacturing

New Delhi, Jan 21 | The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), responsible for setting standards for drugs, has proposed a significant reduction in required tests...

With 226 new cases, T’gana Covid tally reaches over 2.92L

Hyderabad, Jan 21 | Telangana recorded 226 new Covid cases and reported one death during the last 24 hours, health officials said on Thursday.The...

Gurugram’s Covid recovery rate improves to 98.68%

Gurugram, Jan 21 | The recovery rate of coronavirus infected patients in Gurugram has increased to 98.68 per cent from the 95 per cent...

No Covid-related death, 113 recover in J&K in 24 hours

Jammu, Jan 20 | A total of 113 patients recovered while 109 new coronavirus cases came to light in J&K on Wednesday while no...

SC: Delhi High Court Chief Justice will do needful on physical...

New Delhi, Jan 20 | On the issue of resuming physical hearings in the Delhi High Court, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it...

6,815 more test corona positive in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 | As many as 6,815 new coronavirus cases were detected in Kerala on Wednesday after tests on 61,532 samples, with the...

Possible allergic reactions to Moderna Covid vaccine under probe

New York, Jan 20 | US-based drugmaker Moderna has confirmed that it has received a report from California's health department that several individuals at...

Researchers demonstrate success with new therapy for Covid

New York, Jan 20 | A new therapy developed by researchers is showing success as a way to prevent Covid-19 disease.The study, published in...

Loss of smell most relevant sign of Covid: Study

London, Jan 20 | It is due to Covid-19 that a majority of patients with respiratory infections lose their sense of smell, claims a...

India records over 13K new Covid cases, 162 deaths

New Delhi, Jan 20 | With 13,823 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Wednesday continued with its low streak...

Gujarat records 485 Covid cases, 2 deaths

Gandhinagar, Jan 19 | Gujarat on Tuesday saw 485 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 2,56,852, while the death toll climbed to 4,369,...

Andhra registers 179 more Covid cases, tally 8.86 lakh

Amaravati, Jan 19 | Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday reported 179 new Covid-19 cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.86 lakh, even as 231 more...

Kerala reports 6,186 new Covid cases, test positivity rate 9.34%

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 | As many as 6,186 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Kerala on Tuesday while 4,296 people recovered from the disease,...

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SpiceXpress airlifs 1,100 oxygen concentrators from Nanjing to Delhi

New Delhi, May 6 | SpiceJet's air cargo arm SpiceXpress on Thursday airlifted 1,100 oxygen concentrators and other Covid-related medical equipment from Nanjing, China,...