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Global Covid-19 cases surpass 40mn: Johns Hopkins (Ld)

Washington, Oct 19 | In a grim milestone, the overall number of global coronavirus cases on Monday crossed the 40 million mark, while the...

Fauci not surprised over Trump’s Covid-19 diagnosis after WH event

Washington, Oct 19 | Anthony Fauci, America's top infectious disease expert, said that he was not surprised that US President Donald Trump had tested...

Trump continues to lie about Covid-19: Biden

Washington, Oct 19 | Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has said that US President Donald Trump continues to "lie about the circumstances" of the...

Pak forms committee to ensure SOP implementation at airports

Islamabad, Oct 19 | Pakistan's Aviation Division has constituted a seven-member committee to ensure the proper implementation of standard operating procedures (SOP) at airports...

How marijuana ingredient helps reduce lung damage from Covid-19

New York, Oct 19 | After reporting earlier this summer that marijuana ingredient cannabidiol, or CBD, may help reduce cytokine storm and excessive...

Over 100 detained in Prague for protesting against Covid-19 curbs

Prague, Oct 19 | More than 100 people were arrested in Prague on suspicion of rioting and attacking officers following a protest against the...

France reports 29,837 new Covid-19 cases

Paris, Oct 19 | Amid a continued resurgence, France has reported 29,837 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, which increased the overall...

JK reports 578 new positive cases, 77886 recovered so far

JAMMU, OCTOBER 18: The Government on Sunday informed that 578 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 193 from Jammu division and 385...

Maximum halt time reduces at Lakhanpur with effective measures

KATHUA, OCTOBER 18: With improvement in situation at Lakhanpur, the authorities have managed to reduce halt timing of the commuters to 10 - 15...

Global Covid-19 cases top 39.8mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Oct 19 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 39.8 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,112,530,...

US governors send questions to federal gov’t about COVID-19 vaccination plan

New York, Oct 19 | The National Governors Association (NGA) sent a list of questions to the Trump Administration seeking clarification on how the...

Mysuru scribe succumbs to Covid-19

Mysuru, Oct 18 | Senior journalist H. Pavan of leading Kannada daily 'Prajavani' of Deccan Herald group died of coronavirus here, an official said...

Genelia: Battle with Covid-19 was difficult

New Delhi, Oct 18 | Actress Genelia Deshmukh says her battle with coronavirus was difficult as no digital immersion can kill loneliness. Asked about her...

US Senate to vote on $500bn Covid-19 bill on Wednesday

Washington, Oct 18 | The Republican-majority US Senate will vote on a $500 billion coronavirus relief bill on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

Trump wishes Harris ‘the best’ after aide tests Covid-19 positive

Washington, Oct 18 | US President Donald Trump has wished Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris "the best" and hoped that she was "in...

US records over 70k new single-day Covid-19 cases

Washington, Oct 18 | The US, currently the worst-hit country by the Covid-19 pandemic, has recorded more than 70,000 new single day coronavirus cases,...

UK scientists warn Covid-19 reinfections ‘to be expected’

London, Oct 18 | UK scientists have warned that Covid-19 reinfections were "to be expected" amid a recent surge in the number of fresh...

France reports new record high single-day Covid-19 cases

Paris, Oct 18 | France has registered a new record for the highest number of single-day Covid-19 cases, with a total of 32,427 people...

SL central bank approves Covid-19 relief loans worth $966mn

Colombo, Oct 18 | The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has approved $966 million worth of loans under a relief program for Covid-19...

Global Covid-19 cases top 39.6mn mark: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Oct 18 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 39.6 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,108,800,...

DLSA Jammu imparts awareness to Central Jail inmates on precautions against...

JAMMU, OCTOBER 17: District Legal Services Authority, Jammu today organized an awareness camp in collaboration in the Ayush (ISM) here at Central Jail Kot...

JK reports 610 new positive cases, 77288 recovered so far

JAMMU, OCTOBER 17: The Government on Saturday informed that 610 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 247 from Jammu division and 363...

NYS sets block-by-block strategy against COVID-19 spread: governor

New York, Oct 18 | New York will target individual blocks rather than entire neighbourhoods as the state tries to fight the coronavirus in...

German president in quarantine after bodyguard tests positive for COVID-19

Berlin, Oct 18 | German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier entered quarantine after one of his bodyguards tested positive for COVID-19, according to a spokeswoman for...

Maha Covid-19 deaths, cases drop; cure rate up

Mumbai, Oct 17 | Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and new cases dropped on Saturday even as the recovery rate continued to be on the...

Restaurants innovate new, creative ways to bring back diners

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANSlife) COVID-19 has impacted the F&B industry like never before in the history of mankind. Restaurants are struggling to get...

In recovering Covid-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly: Study

Toronto, Oct 17 | Researchers have now claimed that antibody levels in the blood of Covid-19 patients drop rapidly during the weeks after their...

France reports 25,085 new Covid-19 cases

Paris, Oct 17 | France reported 25,085 new coronavirus cases in a 24-hour span, increaing the overall infection tally to 834,770, according to health...

Canada’s daily Covid-19 cases continue to rise

Ottawa, Oct 17 | Amid an ongoing second Covid-19 wave, Canada's single-day case count has continued to increase with an average of over 2,300...

Johnson defends Covid-19 curbs as ‘right, responsible thing’

London, Oct 17 | UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defended his government's coronavirus restrictions as "the right and responsible thing to do" in...

JK reports 697 new positive cases, 76479 recovered so far

JAMMU, OCTOBER 16: The Government on Friday informed that 697 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 312 from Jammu division and 385...

New Covid-19 resurgence hits US as caseload tops 8mn

Washington, Oct 17 | Leading health experts have warned that a fresh Covid-19 resurgence has already hit the US as the country's overall caseload...

Europe continues to battle 2nd Covid-19 wave

Brussels, Oct 17 | Europe has continued its battle with a second wave of the novel coronavirus, with several countries reporting a record surge...

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 39mn mark: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Oct 17 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 39 million mark, while the deaths have soared to more...

US begins large clinical trial to test immune modulators for COVID-19...

Washington, Oct 17 | The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched an adaptive Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and...

Belgium to introduce curfew to curb COVID-19 spread

Brussels, Oct 17 | Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo announced stricter measures, including a nation-wide curfew, to limit the spread of COVID-19 at...

WB BJP president Dilip Ghosh tested Covid-19 positive

Kolkata, Oct 17 | West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh was tested positive for Covid-19 on late Friday night, sources said....

Maharashtra’s Covid-19 deaths, cases again on the rise (Roundup)

Mumbai, Oct 16 | After a brief lull, Maharashtra's Covid deaths again began to increase and cases were again in the higher ranges, health...

New blood test predicts which Covid-19 patients at severe risk

London, Oct 16 | In the fight against novel coronavirus, scientists have developed a score that can accurately predict which patients will develop a...

Remdesivir does not help hospitalised Covid-19 patients: WHO study

Geneva, Oct 16 | Anti-viral drug remdesivir has little or no effect in the recovery and mortality of hospitalised Covid-19 patients, said a World...

Ghulam Nabi Azad tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi, Oct 16 | Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has tested positive for Covid-19."I have tested positive for Covid-19....

Singer Christopher Cross recalls his battle with Covid-19

Los Angeles, Oct 16 | Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Christopher Cross says his battle with Covid left him temporarily paralysed.The 69-year-old...

Covid-19: Health Ministry rushes expert teams to 5 states

New Delhi, Oct 16 | The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday deputed high level Central teams to Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan,...

Ultimate Table Tennis postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19

Mumbai, Oct 16 | The fourth edition of Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) has been deferred to 2021 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, it...

Record turnout in early voting for US prez election despite Covid-19

Washington, Oct 16 | US states have witnessed a record turnout in the early voting, both in-person and by mail, for the November 3...

Hemophilia patients face therapy challenges due to Covid-19

Mumbai, Oct 16 | The medical infrastructure has shifted quickly towards managing Covid-19 patients, resulting in less emphasis on non-covid patients such as Hemophilia...

4 more educational institutions sealed in Islamabad over Covid-19 cases

Islamabad, Oct 16 | Four more educational institutes in Islamabad were sealed after coronavirus cases were reported among staff and students, it was reported...

Chinese city’s Covid-19 cluster due to improper hospital disinfection

Beijing, Oct 16 | Inappropriate disinfection at a hospital has led to a new coronavirus cluster in China's city of Qingdao in Shandong province,...

Italy sets new record for single-day Covid-19 cases

Rome, Oct 16 | Italy has set a new record for single-day Covid-19 cases, with a total of 8,804 people testing positive in a...

Covid-19 positivity rate falls below 5% in NY ‘Red Zones’

New York, Oct 16 | The Covid-19 test positivity rate in New York state's "Red Zone" focus areas, where the outbreak has been the...

Business

IL&FS Group Vice Chairman Nayyar resigns, Rajan takes charge

Mumbai, Oct 19 | The Board of IL&FS Group on Monday announced the resignation of Vineet Nayyar as the Executive Vice Chairman of the...