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Delhi Mumbai see dip in COVID-19 cases; Bengaluru, Kerala see rise in infections-dnmDelhi Mumbai see dip in COVID-19 cases; Bengaluru, Kerala see rise in infections-dnm

Delhi, Mumbai see dip in COVID-19 cases; Bengaluru, Kerala see rise in infections

India on Wednesday reported 2.82 lakh new Covid-19 cases and 441 deaths. The country’s Omicron tally stands at 8,961.

Top Stories Jan 19, 2022, 9:49 PM IST

Karnataka govt, experts foresee COVID peak by Jan 25; all about lockdown, weekend curfew-ycbKarnataka govt, experts foresee COVID peak by Jan 25; all about lockdown, weekend curfew-ycb

Karnataka govt, experts foresee COVID peak by Jan 25; all about lockdown, weekend curfew

With Covid-19 going out of Control in India's IT capital Bengaluru, the Covid-19 experts in Karnataka expect that the state may witness coronavirus infections touching the peak on January 25 before coming down gradually. 

Top Stories Jan 17, 2022, 9:37 PM IST

Delhi and Mumbai witness sharp drop in COVID-19 cases - ADTDelhi and Mumbai witness sharp drop in COVID-19 cases - ADT

Delhi and Mumbai witness sharp drop in COVID-19 cases

Both prime cities have noted that 80 per cent of the Covid-19 hospital beds stayed unoccupied even though the fast-transmitting Omicron variant led to a massive surge in cases from the start of the year. 

Coronavirus India Jan 17, 2022, 6:00 PM IST

India added more billionaires, but number of poor doubled: Oxfam - ADTIndia added more billionaires, but number of poor doubled: Oxfam - ADT

India added more billionaires, but number of poor doubled: Oxfam

Last year, 40 billionaires were added to the 142 list even as the Covid-19 infection caused the second wave in the nation and pushed the health infrastructure crematoriums to breaking point. 

India News Jan 17, 2022, 3:49 PM IST

Coronavirus India's COVID-19 surge continues with 2.64 lakh fresh cases; Omicron tally at 5,753-dnmCoronavirus India's COVID-19 surge continues with 2.64 lakh fresh cases; Omicron tally at 5,753-dnm

Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 surge continues with 2.64 lakh fresh cases; Omicron tally at 5,753

The active cases comprise 3.48 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate decreased to 95.2 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. 

Top Stories Jan 14, 2022, 10:01 AM IST

Tamil Nadu government increases fine for not wearing face mask to Rs 500-dnmTamil Nadu government increases fine for not wearing face mask to Rs 500-dnm

Tamil Nadu government increases fine for not wearing face mask to Rs 500

Almost all scientific evidence and studies point out that adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour, particularly wearing masks, reduces the risk of transmission of the viral infection.
 

Top Stories Jan 13, 2022, 6:25 PM IST

India reports 247417 fresh COVID cases positivity rate touches 13 per cent Omicron tally stands at 5488 gcwIndia reports 247417 fresh COVID cases positivity rate touches 13 per cent Omicron tally stands at 5488 gcw

India reports 2,47,417 fresh COVID cases, positivity rate touches 13%; Omicron tally stands at 5,488

Active cases are for 3.08 percent of all infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has dropped to 95.59 percent.

Top Stories Jan 13, 2022, 9:40 AM IST

No way to eradicate infection, but US on threshold of transitioning to living with COVID: Anthony Fauci-dnmNo way to eradicate infection, but US on threshold of transitioning to living with COVID: Anthony Fauci-dnm

No way to eradicate infection, but US on ‘threshold’ of transitioning to living with COVID: Anthony Fauci

Official data showed there are currently 145,982 Covid hospitalizations, even though a significant per cent are thought to be hospitalized "with" the disease rather than because of it.

United States Jan 12, 2022, 8:59 AM IST

Karnataka Deputy Commissioners given authority to shut schools in CM Bommai virtual meeting gcwKarnataka Deputy Commissioners given authority to shut schools in CM Bommai virtual meeting gcw

Karnataka: Deputy Commissioners given authority to shut schools in CM Bommai's virtual meeting

CM Basavaraj Bommai convened an emergency conference to devise strategies to combat the infection. The Covid-positive CM had video conferences with the health minister and a few other cabinet members.

India News Jan 11, 2022, 7:14 PM IST

US reports 1.35 million COVID-19 cases in a day shattering global recordUS reports 1.35 million COVID-19 cases in a day shattering global record

US reports 1.35 million COVID-19 cases in a day, shattering global record

According to a Reuters tally, the record in new infections came on the same day as the United States witnessed the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients also hit an all-time high.

World News Jan 11, 2022, 4:21 PM IST

India witnessing 5 10 per cent hospitalisation rate in third wave situation dynamic may change rapidly Govt gcwIndia witnessing 5 10 per cent hospitalisation rate in third wave situation dynamic may change rapidly Govt gcw

India witnessing 5-10% hospitalisation rate in third wave, situation 'dynamic, may change rapidly': Govt

Despite the alarming increase, Delhi, Maharashtra, and other states have insisted that they are prepared to tackle the rise in infections by providing adequate hospital beds, despite the minimal hospitalisations thus far.

Top Stories Jan 10, 2022, 5:44 PM IST

PM Modi reviews Covid surge; offered scenarios for case peakPM Modi reviews Covid surge; offered scenarios for case peak

PM Modi reviews Covid surge; offered scenarios for infection peak

Prime Minister Modi has sought a meeting with chief ministers to discuss state-specific scenarios and the public health response.

Top Stories Jan 9, 2022, 9:10 PM IST

Australian Open 2022: COVID-19 infection gave Novak Djokovic vaccine exemption, lawyers claimAustralian Open 2022: COVID-19 infection gave Novak Djokovic vaccine exemption, lawyers claim

Australian Open 2022: COVID-19 infection gave Novak Djokovic vaccine exemption, lawyers claim

Novak Djokovic has been detained in Australia ahead of the Australian Open. He has failed to provide enough documents to support his vaccine exemption. Meanwhile, his lawyer reveals that his COVID infection granted him the same.

Sports Jan 8, 2022, 1:55 PM IST

Omicron surge: Centre urges 9 states, union territories to ramp up testing-dnmOmicron surge: Centre urges 9 states, union territories to ramp up testing-dnm

Omicron surge: Centre urges 9 states, union territories to ramp up testing

Additional Secretary of Union Health Ministry Arti Ahuja in her letter dated January 5 said in the absence of sufficient testing, it is rather impossible to determine the true level of infection spread in the community.

Top Stories Jan 6, 2022, 4:22 PM IST

India reports sharp rise in COVID cases with 90928 new infections 56 dot 5 per cent higher than Wednesday gcwIndia reports sharp rise in COVID cases with 90928 new infections 56 dot 5 per cent higher than Wednesday gcw

India reports sharp rise in COVID cases with 90,928 new infections, 56.5% higher than Wednesday

According to statistics updated on Wednesday by the Union Health Ministry, a total of 2,630 cases of the Omicron form of coronavirus have been found across 23 states and Union Territories, with 995 having recovered or moved. 

Top Stories Jan 6, 2022, 10:02 AM IST