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Iran’s COVID-19 cases surpass 38,000; Turkey’s 10,000

Cairo, March 30 | Iran announced 2,901 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday as the total number of confirmed cases soared to 38,309; Meanwhile, the...

France reports 2,599 new coronavirus cases

Paris, March 30 | The coronavirus outbreak has infected 2,599 more people and killed 292 others in France, as the country was struggling to...

UN official warns of COVID-19 spread in Gaza Strip

Gaza, March 30 | A senior official of UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on Sunday warned...

Coronavirus cases in New York surge by 7,195: Governor

New York, March 30 | New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said 7,195 new COVID-19 cases were reported across the state, bringing the...

British doctor dies of coronavirus

London, March 30 | Amged El-Hawrani, an ear, nose and throat trainer at Queen's Hospital Burton in Staffordshire, died with coronavirus in the UK...

Health Minister contributes to PMCARES fund

New Delhi, March 29 | Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Sunday announced to contribute 1 crore rupees from his...

Isolation, less migration key factors for less corona spread in N-E:...

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati/Agartala, March 29 | Northeast India's topographical isolation, less congestion of people and fewer international migration, largely due to the mountainous region...

UK local authorities not ready for deaths from COVID-19

London, March 29 | As the coronavirus outbreak intensifies across the globe as well as in the UK, British experts have made stark warnings...

Fresh guidelines issued on containment of coronavirus

New Delhi, March 29 | The central and state governments on Sunday issued consolidated guidelines for the containment of coronavirus in the wake of...

Knicks owner tests positive for coronavirus

Washington, March 29 | New York Knicks owner James Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus, the team confirmed in a statement on Saturday.The Knicks...

UP COVID-19 tally reaches 61, no fresh case from Lucknow

Lucknow, March 29 | The COVID-19 tally in Uttar Pradesh touched 61 on Saturday night with 11 new cases reported from different districts --...

COVID-19: British PM warns Britons, things to get worse

London, March 29 | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the coronavirus crisis "will get worse before it gets better", in a letter...

COVID-19: UN donates 250,000 surgical masks to US

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, March 29 | In a reversal of the common image of UN health aid going to poor nations, the world...

COVID-19 cases in Turkey climb to 7,402, with 108 deaths

Ankara, March 29 | In the past 24 hours in Turkey, 16 more people lost their lives due to COVID-19, raising the death toll...

US records first infant death due to COVID-19

Washington, March 29 | The US has recorded its first death from an infant who tested positive for coronavirus.The baby died in Chicago,...

Inaccurate info on social media, don’t stop your pills: Scientists

New York, March 28 | Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have advised that heart and kidney patients should keep taking their medicines...

Tata Trusts announces Rs 500 cr to fight COVID-19

Mumbai, March 28 | In one of the biggest gestures of corporate benevolence, the Tata Trusts on Saturday announced an amount of Rs...

Oxford invites 500 volunteers for Covid-19 vaccine trial

London, March 28 | Researchers at the University of Oxford have sought over 500 healthy volunteers to test the efficacy of their vaccine, ChAdOx1...

COVID-19 may cause cardiac injuries in patients without heart conditions

New York, March 28 | Researchers now claim that COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for people with underlying cardiovascular disease and cause cardiac...

Some COVID-19 patients still have virus even after symptoms go

Beijing, March 28 | Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that half of the patients they treated...

Iran’s COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000

Cairo, March 28 | Iran announced 144 new deaths from COVID-19 and 2,926 new cases of infection. Meanwhile, Turkey's number of COVID-19 infections kept...

Wuhan reports zero increase in COVID-19 cases

Wuhan, March 28 | No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported on Friday in Wuhan, the former hardest-hit city...

32,000 COVID-19 cases in France, nearly 2,000 deaths

Paris, March 28 | The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in France has risen by 13 per cent within a day to reach a...

COVID-19: 121 labs approved for testing in India, says ICMR

New Delhi, March 27 | As many as 121 government laboratories have been approved by the Indian Council of Medical Research to conduct tests...

Coronavirus infection cases top 10,000 in Switzerland

Geneva, March 27 | Switzerland has reported 949 new cases of COVID-19, raising the total cases in the country to 10,714, the Swiss Federal...

Chicago mayor orders closure of public places

Chicago, March 27 | Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has ordered the immediate closure of trails, bike paths, green spaces and parks near the city's...

ILO welcomes G20 commitment in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Geneva, March 27 | The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, has welcomed the commitment of the G20 leaders as an...

UN chief asks for wartime plan for COVID-19

United Nations, March 27 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked the Group of 20 (G20) largest economies of the world for a "wartime...

Russia may defeat COVID-19 in less than 2-3 months: Putin

Moscow, March 27 | Russia may be able to defeat the COVID-19 epidemic in less than two or three months, Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Coronavirus cases near 30,000 in France, death toll at 1,696

Paris, March 27 | The coronavirus claimed 365 lives in France in 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,696 while the total of...

AIIMS to soon start tele consultation

New Delhi, March 26 | Amid the surge in novel coronavirus cases in India, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has...

Use 21-day lockdown to bolster health infra against Covid-19: Doctors

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, March 26 | Amid the increase in coronavirus cases across the country, doctors and other healthcare experts reckon that the...

Apollo Hospitals launches ‘Project Kavach’ to fight pandemic

New Delhi, March 26 | Apollo Hospitals Group on Thursday announced a new initiative called ‘Project Kavach (shield), a comprehensive and integrated response plan...

7 chief ministers who made war with COVID-19 look easy

New Delhi, March 26 | In this hour of crisis when India is battling one of its worst nightmares - COVID-19, there are a...

Lockdown alone won’t flatten India’s COVID-19 curve: Experts

By Gokul BhagabatiNew Delhi, March 26 | The 21-day nationwide lockdown gives India an opportunity to flatten the new coronavirus curve, especially if widespread...

COVID-19: Govt bats for telemedicine with new guidelines

New Delhi, March 26 | At a time when social distancing amid nationwide lockdown has kept people confined to their homes, the Medical Council...

People shun social distancing during evenings in outer Delhi

By Jayant K. SinghNew Delhi, March 26 | Even as more and more people are now realising the importance of social distancing in the...

‘Coronavirus could become seasonal, vaccine is critical’

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, March 26 | Coronavirus could very well become a "seasonal, cyclical" infection, based on the patterns it is exhibiting through...

Palestine reports first death from COVID-19

Ramallah, March 26 | A Palestinian official has announced the first death from the COVID-19 in Palestine. A woman in her 60s...

UN launches COVID-19 global humanitarian response plan

United Nations, March 26 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday launched a $2-billion global humanitarian response plan to fight COVID-19 in some of...

US confirmed COVID-19 cases top 60,000

New York, March 26 | The number of COVID-19 cases in the US topped 60,000 as of 3.30 p.m., US Eastern Time on Wednesday,...

Goa ties up with Pune firm to obtain COVID-19 testing kits

Panaji, March 25 | The Goa government has tied up with Pune-based MyLab to obtain COVID-19 testing kits, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on...

Vivo donates 1 lakh medical masks to Maharashtra govt

Mumbai, March 25 | In response to the current COVID-19 outbreak, Vivo on Wednesday donated one lakh medical masks and 5,000 N-95 masks...

How coronavirus mysteriously killed males, elderly people (Lead)

By Sfoorti MishraNew Delhi, March 25 | At least nine casualties have been reported so far in India due to novel coronavirus, as per...

Risk of heart disease due to irregular sleeping habits: Study

New York, March 25 | Irregular sleeping habits may increase heart disease risk, say researchers, including one of an Indian-origin.Scientists have stressed the importance...

Taking hot bath daily good for your heart

Tokyo, March 25 | If you want to live longer, read on. Researchers have found that regular hot tub bathing is linked to a...

AP maintains tempo with focus on foreign returnees

Amaravati, March 25 | Even as the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Andhra Pradesh remained at 8 till Wednesday morning, the state government...

Haryana nurse diagnosed COVID-19 positive

Chandigarh, March 25 | A nurse working in the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram was detected coronavirus positive in Panipat town on Wednesday, taking the...

Commonwealth develops coronavirus tracker

New Delhi, March 25 | The Commonwealth has developed a coronavirus tracker that shows daily cases in member countries, including India.The tracker collects data...

India may see 13 lakh cases by mid-May, claim scientists group

New Delhi, March 25 | While India seems to have done well in controlling the number of confirmed cases compared to other countries in...

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Steel industry faces inventory build, liquidity issues

New Delhi, March 30 | The performance of domestic steel makers is likely to be adversely impacted in Q1 FY2021 as a result of...