Coronavirus Cases In India
03 May 2021
COVID-19: Supreme Court advises Centre, states to impose lockdown
The Supreme Court of India has advised the central and state governments to consider imposing a lockdown in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus, which has pushed the country's healthcare infrastructure past its brink.
02 May 2021
COVID-19 crisis: Six Bollywood celebrities who are doing their bit
While several Bollywood celebrities are being mocked on social media and by their colleagues for traveling to international destinations and shamelessly showing that off, there are also many who are lending a helping hand during the pandemic.
01 May 2021
Australians returning from India face five-year jail or hefty fine
Threatening a five-year jail term or a hefty fine, the Australian government temporarily barred its citizens from entering the country if they happened to be in India within 14 days of their intended arrival.
27 Apr 2021
Coronavirus: Biden talks with Modi; vital supplies arrive from UK
As a catastrophic wave of coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in India, valuable partners of the country have pledged support.
19 Apr 2021
Raut demands special Parliament session to discuss COVID-19 situation
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday called for convening a special session of Parliament for at least two days to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the country.
09 Apr 2021
Delhi's Rajiv Gandhi Hospital again converted into dedicated COVID-19 facility
Delhi government-run Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGGSH) has been again converted into a dedicated COVID-19 facility amid a massive surge in coronavirus cases in the national capital, officials said on Friday.
03 Apr 2021
Karnataka: 26 students test COVID-19-positive at Basavanahalli school; classes suspended
As many as 26 students tested positive for COVID-19 at a school in Basavanahalli of Karnataka's Davanagere district on Saturday, sending authorities into a tizzy.
27 Mar 2021
Why India's second COVID-19 wave may be worst than first
India witnessed a surge of over 62,000 fresh coronavirus cases on Friday—the highest single-day spike since October 16—indicating it is in the midst of a second COVID-19 wave, which could last until May end.
13 Mar 2021
Coronavirus: India records 2021's biggest single-day spike with 24,882 cases
India recorded 24,882 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours—the highest single-day spike in the last 83 days—taking the tally to 1.13 crore, showed the Health Ministry data Saturday morning.
06 Mar 2021
'Test, track, and treat': Centre to states/UTs reporting COVID-19 surge
Eight states and Union Territories—that have been recording a sharp rise in the daily COVID-19 cases—were on Saturday directed by the Centre to return to the "test, track, and treat" strategy.
05 Mar 2021
Over 1.8 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 1.8 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
27 Feb 2021
Cabinet Secretary reviews spike in COVID-19 cases in 8 states
Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba chaired a high-level meeting on Saturday to review the recent spike in COVID-19 positive cases in eight states and Union Territories.
27 Feb 2021
Pune becomes India's second worst-hit city by COVID-19 after Delhi
Overtaking Bengaluru, Pune has once again emerged as the Indian city with the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases after a nearly four-month gap due to the recent spike in the coronavirus infections there.
26 Feb 2021
Existing COVID-19 guidelines to continue till March 31: MHA
The Home Ministry on Friday said the existing COVID-19 guidelines will remain in force till March 31.
22 Feb 2021
Surge of coronavirus cases in Kerala: TN steps up vigil
With neighboring Kerala and four other states witnessing a surge in daily coronavirus cases, the Tamil Nadu Government on Monday said surveillance in districts bordering Kerala has been intensified and it has been made mandatory for all returnees by flight to compulsorily undergo RT-PCR test.
19 Feb 2021
India second-fastest to reach one crore COVID-19 vaccinations
India took 34 days to achieve the landmark feat of one crore COVID-19 vaccinations, the second-fastest in the world, the Health Ministry said on Friday.
03 Feb 2021
India fastest country to reach four million COVID-19 vaccination mark
India has become the fastest country in the world to reach the four million COVID-19 vaccination mark, achieving this feat in 18 days, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
02 Feb 2021
India showing declining trend of COVID-19 cases: Government
The country is showing a declining trend of COVID-19 cases since the last four months and compared to similarly placed nations, the cases and deaths per million population in India is among the lowest, the government told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
25 Jan 2021
Google's US office facilities will serve as COVID-19 vaccination clinics
Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced via a tweet on Monday that his organization will open its facilities in the US to serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination sites. Further, the tech giant has committed more than $150 million in free ads to promote vaccine education.
20 Jan 2021
Music, magazines: Authorities deploying measures to boost vaccine center turnout
Faced with lower turnouts at COVID-19 vaccination centers, authorities are trying to attract people by devising interesting ways such as installing selfie stands, deploying counselors, playing soothing music, and providing access to TV and magazines during the mandatory 30 minutes observation period.
15 Jan 2021
India's new COVID-19 cases among the lowest in the world
India recorded 87 new COVID-19 cases per million population in the last seven days which is one of the lowest in the world when compared with countries like the US, the UK, Russia, Germany, Brazil, France, and Italy, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
11 Jan 2021
Holding breath may increase risk of getting COVID-19: IIT Madras
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have found that holding breath may increase the risk of getting COVID-19 infection.
08 Jan 2021
Cutting COVID-19 infectious period could prevent millions of cases: Study
A vaccine or medication that could shorten the infectious period of COVID-19 in patients, even by one day, may potentially prevent millions of cases and save billions of dollars, according to a new modeling study.
07 Jan 2021
Extend ban on UK flights till January-31: Kejriwal urges Centre
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged the Centre to extend the ban on flights between India and the UK till January 31 in view of the extremely serious COVID-19 situation in the UK.
07 Jan 2021
COVID-19 recoveries cross one crore mark: Health Ministry
India has leaped across a significant milestone in its fight against COVID-19 with cumulative recoveries crossing the one crore-mark, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.
06 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.37M; death toll reaches 1.5 lakh
India on Tuesday reported nearly 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.37 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.3%.
02 Jan 2021
India's COVID-19 vaccination drive, registration, priority beneficiaries: Everything to know
India is gearing up to launch the world's largest immunization drive soon, and a nationwide dry run for the COVID-19 vaccination was conducted on Saturday to assess the authorities' preparedness and test the mechanisms before the actual program.
25 Jun 2020
Indian Railways cancels all regular train services till August 12
The Indian Railways on Thursday decided to cancel all regular time-tabled passenger train services, including Mail/Express, passenger, and suburban trains, till August 12.
13 Apr 2020
Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India
To say that the world is going through gloomy times would be an understatement since the coronavirus pandemic has taken 114,247 lives and infected 1,848,503. However, just like the COVID-19 disease, even humans aren't giving up.
25 Mar 2020
#Coronavirus: First COVID-19 related death reported in Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh has reported its first death related to the deadly novel coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the death toll in India to 12.
23 Mar 2020
Himachal Pradesh: 69-year-old Tibetan dies; preliminary tests show COVID-19 positive
A 69-year-old Tibetan man suspected to have contracted the novel coronavirus died due to respiratory issues at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra on Monday.
23 Mar 2020
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The spread of COVID-19 in India and different parts of the world has got everyone worried.