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COVID-19: Supreme Court advises Centre, states to impose lockdown

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.

COVID-19 crisis: Six Bollywood celebrities who are doing their bit

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.

Australians returning from India face five-year jail or hefty fine

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.

Coronavirus: Biden talks with Modi; vital supplies arrive from UK

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.

Raut demands special Parliament session to discuss COVID-19 situation

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.

Delhi's Rajiv Gandhi Hospital again converted into dedicated COVID-19 facility

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.

Karnataka: 26 students test COVID-19-positive at Basavanahalli school; classes suspended

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.

Why India's second COVID-19 wave may be worst than first

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.

Coronavirus: India records 2021's biggest single-day spike with 24,882 cases

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.

'Test, track, and treat': Centre to states/UTs reporting COVID-19 surge

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.

Over 1.8 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India

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.

Cabinet Secretary reviews spike in COVID-19 cases in 8 states

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.

Pune becomes India's second worst-hit city by COVID-19 after Delhi

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.

Existing COVID-19 guidelines to continue till March 31: MHA

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.

Surge of coronavirus cases in Kerala: TN steps up vigil

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.

India second-fastest to reach one crore COVID-19 vaccinations

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.

India fastest country to reach four million COVID-19 vaccination mark

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.

India showing declining trend of COVID-19 cases: Government

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.

Google's US office facilities will serve as COVID-19 vaccination clinics

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.

Music, magazines: Authorities deploying measures to boost vaccine center turnout

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.

India's new COVID-19 cases among the lowest in the world

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.

Holding breath may increase risk of getting COVID-19: IIT Madras

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.

Cutting COVID-19 infectious period could prevent millions of cases: Study

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.

Extend ban on UK flights till January-31: Kejriwal urges Centre

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.

COVID-19 recoveries cross one crore mark: Health Ministry

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.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.37M; death toll reaches 1.5 lakh

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%.

India's COVID-19 vaccination drive, registration, priority beneficiaries: Everything to know

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.

Indian Railways cancels all regular train services till August 12

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.

Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India

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.

#Coronavirus: First COVID-19 related death reported in Madhya Pradesh

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.

Himachal Pradesh: 69-year-old Tibetan dies; preliminary tests show COVID-19 positive

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.

Worried over COVID-19? Ask NewsBytes anything on WhatsApp

23 Mar 2020

Worried over COVID-19? Ask NewsBytes anything on WhatsApp

The spread of COVID-19 in India and different parts of the world has got everyone worried.