Covid 19 Spread(Search results - 28)
Top StoriesJul 2, 2021, 12:02 PM IST
Centre rushes teams to 6 states to contain COVID-19 spread
The central government rushed teams to six states- Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and Manipur for Covid-19 control and containment measures.
Top StoriesMay 31, 2021, 9:37 AM IST
Maharashtra government extends lockdown till June 15 to curb COVID spread
Uddhav Thackeray said that even after decline in daily coronavirus cases, current numbers in Maharashtra are near the peak of the previous wave.
Top StoriesMay 21, 2021, 3:32 PM IST
Haryana government to take action against those spreading rumours linking 5G network to COVID-19 spread
"As you might be aware, misinformation attributing the fatalities and health problems being faced by people due to Covid-19 virus is being attributed to the testing of 5G towers. This has led to some incidents in the state resulting in mobile towers/networks being damaged by some misguided elements," Vardhan wrote in his letter.
Top StoriesMay 8, 2021, 9:45 AM IST
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin imposes 14-day complete lockdown from May 10 till 24 to arrest COVID spread
The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced a complete lockdown for two weeks from May 10 to contain the spread of Covid-19.
Top StoriesApr 7, 2021, 4:20 PM IST
Karnataka government imposes Section 144 in Bengaluru to curb COVID-19 spread
The government has prohibited the operation of swimming pools, gymnasiums, party halls etc in apartments and residential complexes in Bengaluru city limits, according to the order.
Top StoriesMar 18, 2021, 3:39 PM IST
Punjab: CM Amarinder Singh announces extension of night curfew in 9 districts amid rising COVID cases
CM Amarinder Singh said that, if required, he will go for more stringent measures to limit the Covid-19 spread in the days to come.
IndiaNov 6, 2020, 10:20 AM IST
Maharashtra government issues SOP ahead of Diwali celebrations, urges citizens to avoid bursting crackers
The Government of Maharashtra has issued Standard Operating Procedures ahead of Diwali celebrations. The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi govt has urged citizens to avoid bursting crackers to curb noise and air pollution.
WORLDNov 3, 2020, 3:57 PM IST
Coronavirus: Hot or Cold, weather doesn’t play significant role in COVID-19 spread
A research led by The University of Texas at Austin is adding clarity on weather’s role in Covid-19 infection, with a new study finding that temperature and humidity do not play a significant role in coronavirus spread.
IndiaOct 7, 2020, 3:52 PM IST
Coronavirus: Mumbai’s Dharavi earns praise from World Bank for efforts to arrest COVID-19 spread
The Washington-based global lender, in its biennial Poverty and Shared Prosperity report, said that in the space of three months, by July 2020, reported cases in the area had been cut to 20% of their peak in May.
IndiaSep 29, 2020, 3:22 PM IST
West Bengal: Government permission to be given online to Durga puja committees from October 2
The state government of West Bengal will give permission to all the puja committees that have been organising puja for the past 10 years. Durga puja committees will be able to apply for permission online from October 2. On September 28, the state government announced guidelines for the upcoming Durga Puja festival amid the Covid-19 spread in the country.
IndiaAug 31, 2020, 5:58 PM IST
Coronavirus: West Bengal extends lockdown in containment zones to contain COVID-19 spread
Schools, colleges, cinema halls, swimming pools and parks will remain closed till the end of September.
IndiaAug 27, 2020, 8:02 PM IST
Reboot Namma Bengaluru: Police commissioner interacts with RWAs on ways to control COVID-19 spread
Bengaluru Police commissioner Kamal Pant participated in a video conference Reboot Namma Bengaluru, in which he interacted with members of RWAs on ways to mitigate burning issues related to COVID-19
IndiaAug 26, 2020, 3:59 PM IST
N-95 masks to be most effective at curbing COVID-19 spread: Indian scientists
N-95 masks may be the most effective at reducing the spread of the coronavirus, according a study by researchers
Coronavirus IndiaAug 5, 2020, 3:52 PM IST
Bengaluru: As COVID-19 spreads, BBMP runs campaign to kill larvae before dengue bomb explodes
With rains comes reason for viruses like dengue to spread. The BBMP, in advance, has taken measures to contain the spread. Health officials have been given instructions to spray chemicals at low lying areas and drains where mosquitoes breed.
IndiaJul 24, 2020, 8:06 PM IST
Homemade face masks may need at least two layers to stop COVID-19 spread: Study
Researchers compared the effectiveness of single and double-layer cloth face coverings with a surgical face mask at reducing droplet spread.