Coronavirus Updates(Search results - 42)
Top StoriesFeb 26, 2021, 8:44 AM IST
WHO chief praises PM Modi for sharing vaccine with over 60 nations
As part of Vaccine Maitri, India has provided lakhs of doses of covid-19 vaccines to several countries as a gift. It has also provided vaccines on commercial grounds. Anish Singh reports
Top StoriesFeb 3, 2021, 9:13 AM IST
Centre spent Rs 4,131.48 crore on equipping Covid warriors
Centre has released the data on the amount spent on equipping Covid warriors and frontline workers in the fight against the deadly virus.
Top StoriesFeb 2, 2021, 1:09 PM IST
Maharashtra, Kerala pose big Covid worry; Centre rushes teams
India's fightback against Coronavirus continues to gain ground with both the daily new cases and daily deaths witnessing an 8-month low. However, two states -- Maharashtra and Kerala -- are a cause of concern.
Top StoriesJan 8, 2021, 8:48 AM IST
Second nationwide Covid vaccine dry run today: All that you need to know
India will once again test its preparedness today ahead of launching the world's largest vaccination drive against Coronavirus. Here's what you should know about the second nationwide vaccination dry run.
Top StoriesJan 5, 2021, 11:14 AM IST
Bill Gates: India a leader in scientific innovation
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has hailed India's scientific innovation and capability in its endeavour to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.
Top StoriesJan 5, 2021, 8:50 AM IST
Is India becoming complacent in Coronavirus fightback?
Even before the first Coronavirus vaccine is rolled out in India, are people becoming complacent with regard to the pandemic? Some recent decisions by state and district authorities across the country defy the logic in the fight against Coronavirus.
Top StoriesJan 4, 2021, 1:46 PM IST
Coronavirus news updates: 82-year-old gets Oxford vaccine shot in UK
The number of daily new Covid-19 cases in India remained below 20,000 for the third consecutive day. According to the data released by the government, there are 2,43,953 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprise 2.36 per cent of the total caseload. Here are some other updates.
Top StoriesJan 3, 2021, 9:07 AM IST
ICMR cultures UK strain of Coronavirus; first in the world to do so
The Indian Council of Medical Research has announced that its Pune-based National Institute of virology has managed to successfully isolate and culture the UK strain of the Coronavirus from the UK arrivals.
Top StoriesJan 2, 2021, 9:17 AM IST
Dry run for world's largest vaccination drive begins
States across India are today conducting a dry run to check the best way to vaccinate people against Coronavirus and to identify loopholes in logistics and training that need to be plugged before the first vaccine shot is rolled out.
Coronavirus WorldDec 30, 2020, 1:10 PM IST
Oxford Covid vaccine gets UK nod, 100 million doses to roll out from January 4
The UK government accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products regulatory agency to authorise Oxford University/AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine for use.
Top StoriesDec 29, 2020, 10:07 AM IST
UK strain of Coronavirus enters India, 6 cases confirmed
Six people who returned to India from the United Kingdom recently have tested positive for the new strain of the virus.
Coronavirus WorldDec 21, 2020, 8:22 PM IST
New Coronavirus strain: Here's what we know so far
The new strain of Coronavirus has triggered fresh wave of anxiety and fresh cases in United Kingdom and beyond. A week since it was first identified, the new strain is already responsible for 60 percent of the cases in the country.
Coronavirus WorldDec 19, 2020, 11:33 AM IST
Nurse faints on live TV after Covid vaccine shot
A nurse in Chattanooga, Tennessee created a flutter after she fainted shortly after receiving a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine.