Covid Updates(Search results - 65)
Top StoriesJun 8, 2021, 10:14 AM IST
India reports less that 1 lakh daily Covid-19 cases after 2 months; positivity rate at 4.62%
According to Union Health Ministry data, 86498 new cases of infection were reported in the last 24 hours.
Top StoriesMay 18, 2021, 11:13 AM IST
India reports highest Covid deaths in day; 4329 fatalities in 24 hours
This is the highest number of daily deaths recorded in India since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic in the country.
India NewsMay 17, 2021, 11:05 AM IST
Covid pandemic: PM Narendra Modi was not complacent
In an admittedly difficult situation, has the government been found wanting or has it mobilized all the resources available at its disposal to deal with the Covid-19 situation? Akhilesh Mishra explores.
Top StoriesMay 13, 2021, 2:07 PM IST
Covid Surge: 'India is suffering, but it will get through this'
Dr Michael J Ryan, the World Health Organisation's Executive Director of Emergencies Programme, explains how India can fight its way through the second wave of Coronavirus.
CoronavirusMay 13, 2021, 1:46 PM IST
Explained: Why India saw a tragic spike in Covid-19 cases
World Health Organisation's Covid-19 Technical Lead Dr Maria Van Kerkhove explains the reasons why India witnessed a massive surge in Coronavirus cases.
Top StoriesMay 11, 2021, 11:56 AM IST
WHO's Dr Micheal Ryan narrates 'brutal reality of Covid pandemic'
Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of WHO Health Emergencies Programme, says: "Some countries really need to take a look in the mirror in terms of what they are doing to drive infection rates down. Otherwise, health systems in many countries will face real issues in the days to come."
CoronavirusMay 10, 2021, 12:46 PM IST
How to monitor oxygen levels at home? Do's and Don'ts
Dr Sunil Karanth shares important information with regard to monitoring oxygen levels of Covid-infected patients at home.
Top StoriesMay 10, 2021, 9:51 AM IST
Centre backs differential vaccine pricing, asks Supreme Court not to interfere
Centre said in its affidavit, "It is pertinent to note that the central government, by nature of its large vaccination programme, places large purchase orders for vaccines as opposed to the state governments and/or private hospitals. This reality has some reflection in the prices negotiated."
Top StoriesMay 9, 2021, 8:06 PM IST
First batch of Korean Covid-19 aid arrives in New Delhi
The medical aid announced the Korean government includes 230 oxygen concentrators, 200 oxygen cylinders with regulators and 100 negative pressure isolation stretchers. The second cargo shipment would arrive on May 12.
CoronavirusMay 6, 2021, 5:56 PM IST
Explained: At what stage does Covid patient need hospitalization?
The government has, time and again, issuing guidelines for the treatment of Covid-19, which include information on when a Covid positive patient should get hospitalised.
Top StoriesMay 4, 2021, 12:14 PM IST
Rahul says 'lockdown only option now', BJP reminds him of anti-lockdown tirade last year
Earlier this morning, Rahul posted on Twitter that the "Government of India does not get it. The only way to stop the Coronavirus spread now is a full lockdown... " The BJP was quick to respond and remind Rahul of his April 16, 2020, remarks slamming the imposition of lockdown.
CoronavirusMay 4, 2021, 8:49 AM IST
Explained: 'Vaccine can protect, can't prevent infection'
While vaccination can ensure that you are safe from severe disease, it does not ensure that you don't get the infection. Here is AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria explaining the difference between the two.
CoronavirusMay 3, 2021, 1:27 PM IST
Delhi government wants army deployed in city, HC seeks Centre's response
The Arvind Kejriwal government informed Delhi High Court that a request had been communicated to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on May 2 for the Indian Army to be deployed in the city so that help can be provided to people and additional facilities can be set up.
CoronavirusMay 1, 2021, 8:06 PM IST
Armed forces answer the call of duty, go all out in Covid-19 fightback
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took stock of the situation through video conferencing along with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria, Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane and other senior officials.
Top StoriesMay 1, 2021, 4:58 PM IST
First batch of 1.5 lakh Sputnik V vaccine vials reaches India
In a tweet, Sputnik V said, "First batch of Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Hyderabad, India! That's the same day the country starts mass Covid vaccination drive covering its entire adult population. Let's jointly defeat this pandemic. Together we are stronger."