Articles about Coronavirus

Delhi makes mask mandatory, Rs. 500 fine imposed on violators

11 Aug 2022

Delhi
Delhi makes mask mandatory, Rs. 500 fine imposed on violators

Amid a sudden rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi government on Thursday made wearing masks mandatory in public places.

All about the new Langya virus that has hit China

10 Aug 2022

World
All about the new Langya virus that has hit China

As the world slowly starts to recover from the brutal COVID-19 waves and attempts to understand monkeypox, a new virus has now hit China.

New COVID-19 sub-variant BA.2.75 detected in India: WHO

07 Jul 2022

India
New COVID-19 sub-variant BA.2.75 detected in India: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has found a new sub-lineage BA.2.75 of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in India and some other countries, PTI reported.

How long does immunity last after COVID-19?

17 Jun 2022

Technology
How long does immunity last after COVID-19?

Experts have warned that exposure to the coronavirus, through vaccination or infection, does not mean that you are completely protected from future infections.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why experts believe 4th COVID-19 wave is not coming

16 Jun 2022

India
#NewsBytesExplainer: Why experts believe 4th COVID-19 wave is not coming

Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in the national capital Delhi, experts have opined this spike doesn't indicate a fourth COVID-19 wave.

COVID-19: India logs 7,584 fresh cases, 24 more fatalities

10 Jun 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 7,584 fresh cases, 24 more fatalities

India on Friday reported over 7,500 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of around 300 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19: India logs 3,303 new cases; 39 more deaths

28 Apr 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 3,303 new cases; 39 more deaths

India on Thursday reported over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of over 300 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19 XE variant reported by Gujarat; detected in 67-year-old man

09 Apr 2022

India
COVID-19 XE variant reported by Gujarat; detected in 67-year-old man

Gujarat's health department authorities on Saturday confirmed that the XE variant of the novel coronavirus was detected in a patient who had tested positive about a month ago.

COVID-19 vaccine precautionary dose available for 18+ from April 10

08 Apr 2022

India
COVID-19 vaccine precautionary dose available for 18+ from April 10

In a landmark decision, the Centre on Friday announced that precautionary doses of the COVID-19 vaccines in India will be made available to the entire adult population of the country starting Sunday (April 10).

COVID-19 survivors at risk of developing serious blood clots: Study

07 Apr 2022

Technology
COVID-19 survivors at risk of developing serious blood clots: Study

A new study has found people infected with SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—are at a higher risk of developing serious blood clots for up to six months, even in the case of mild infections.

COVID-19: India reports 1,660 new cases, 4,100 more deaths

26 Mar 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 1,660 new cases, 4,100 more deaths

India on Saturday reported over 1,660 new COVID-19 cases, a slight decline from the previous day.

COVID-19: India reports 1,938 new cases; 67 more fatalities

24 Mar 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 1,938 new cases; 67 more fatalities

India on Thursday reported over 1,900 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of around 200 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19: Cases surge in Asia, Europe;  WHO issues warning

20 Mar 2022

World
COVID-19: Cases surge in Asia, Europe; WHO issues warning

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over as cases are rising significantly in many southeast Asian and European countries.

South Korea logs record-high 6 lakh daily COVID-19 cases

17 Mar 2022

World
South Korea logs record-high 6 lakh daily COVID-19 cases

South Korea's daily COVID-19 case count has shattered the previous record on Thursday, recording over six lakh new cases for the first time ever since the pandemic broke out.

COVID-19: China sees 3x rise in new daily symptomatic cases

13 Mar 2022

World
COVID-19: China sees 3x rise in new daily symptomatic cases

Mainland China has seen a three times increase in the number of COVID-19 cases within 24 hours.

Global COVID-19 death toll may be 3 times higher

11 Mar 2022

World
Global COVID-19 death toll may be 3 times higher

The COVID-19 epidemic may have killed 18.2 million people worldwide, more than three times the reported deaths, according to a report in The Lancet medical journal.

When will fourth wave of COVID-19 hit India?

28 Feb 2022

India
When will fourth wave of COVID-19 hit India?

A fourth wave of COVID-19 cases may hit India between June and October this year, according to a study by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur.

COVID-19: India reports 14,148 new cases; 302 more fatalities

24 Feb 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 14,148 new cases; 302 more fatalities

India on Thursday reported over 14,000 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of around 1,000 cases from the previous day.

BA.2 strain not more severe than original Omicron: WHO

23 Feb 2022

World
BA.2 strain not more severe than original Omicron: WHO

The BA.2 sub-variant of the Omicron variant of coronavirus is not more severe than the original strain, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

Is COVID-19 becoming an endemic? Here's what experts say

22 Feb 2022

Technology
Is COVID-19 becoming an endemic? Here's what experts say

The United Kingdom has done away with the mandatory isolation for people with COVID-19 as part of a plan to live with the virus.

Uttar Pradesh lifts night curfew as COVID-19 cases drop

19 Feb 2022

India
Uttar Pradesh lifts night curfew as COVID-19 cases drop

The government of Uttar Pradesh has decided to lift the night curfew imposed due to COVID-19, with effect from Saturday (February 19).

Maskne: What is it, treatment and how to avoid?

18 Feb 2022

Lifestyle
Maskne: What is it, treatment and how to avoid?

Keys, ID card, wallet, sanitizer, and a face mask have become the new step-out checklist.

'Fallacious': Centre slams paper claiming higher COVID-19 deaths in India

17 Feb 2022

India
'Fallacious': Centre slams paper claiming higher COVID-19 deaths in India

The central government on Thursday rejected a research paper claiming that India had a much higher COVID-19 death toll than officially reported.

COVID-19 booster shot's effectiveness wanes after fourth month: CDC study

12 Feb 2022

World
COVID-19 booster shot's effectiveness wanes after fourth month: CDC study

Immunity generated from third or booster doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines wanes substantially after about four months, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday.

Pandemic not over, new variant can arise anywhere: WHO scientist

11 Feb 2022

World
Pandemic not over, new variant can arise anywhere: WHO scientist

The World Health Organization's Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has said the COVID-19 pandemic is not over, as some people suggest.

India gets first nasal spray for COVID-19 treatment

09 Feb 2022

India
India gets first nasal spray for COVID-19 treatment

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has launched a nasal spray in India for the treatment of COVID-19 in adult patients.

COVID-19: India reports over 1 lakh new cases; 865 deaths

06 Feb 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports over 1 lakh new cases; 865 deaths

India on Sunday reported over one lakh new COVID-19 cases, a sharp decline of over 20,000 cases from the previous day.

Third wave to wane in Delhi, Maharashtra by February-end: ICMR

05 Feb 2022

India
Third wave to wane in Delhi, Maharashtra by February-end: ICMR

The ongoing third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India will likely wane in the national capital Delhi, Maharashtra, and West Bengal by the end of February, according to Dr. Samiran Panda.

New Omicron subvariant found in 57 countries, WHO says

02 Feb 2022

World
New Omicron subvariant found in 57 countries, WHO says

A subvariant of the highly-infectious Omicron variant of coronavirus has been detected in 57 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

Omicron sub-variant BA.2: What do we know so far?

22 Jan 2022

World
Omicron sub-variant BA.2: What do we know so far?

A new sub-variant of the highly-infectious Omicron variant of coronavirus has emerged in dozens of countries, sparking fears.

COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 3 months after recovery: Centre

22 Jan 2022

India
COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 3 months after recovery: Centre

The central government on Friday said people who have had lab test proven coronavirus infection will have to wait for three months after recovery to receive a COVID-19 vaccine dose.

Scientists develop COVID-19 diagnosis test using X-rays, claim 98% accuracy

20 Jan 2022

World
Scientists develop COVID-19 diagnosis test using X-rays, claim 98% accuracy

Scientists in Scotland have developed a new technology to detect the presence of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in a patient using X-rays.

Delhi shuts private offices amid COVID-19 surge; essential services exempt

11 Jan 2022

India
Delhi shuts private offices amid COVID-19 surge; essential services exempt

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Tuesday tightened curbs in the national capital in view of the COVID-19 situation.

COVID-19 deaths increase but stay lower than in second wave

11 Jan 2022

India
COVID-19 deaths increase but stay lower than in second wave

Deaths related to the coronavirus have started rising in India amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases over the past couple of weeks.

Which states have imposed fresh curbs amid COVID-19 surge?

10 Jan 2022

India
Which states have imposed fresh curbs amid COVID-19 surge?

The Delhi government has decided to impose a 100% work from home rule for private office employees, reports said citing sources.

7-day home quarantine for all international arrivals in India

07 Jan 2022

India
7-day home quarantine for all international arrivals in India

The central government on Friday issued a revised guideline for international passengers traveling to India amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.

India's daily COVID-19 cases cross 1L after 7 months

07 Jan 2022

India
India's daily COVID-19 cases cross 1L after 7 months

India reported over 1,17,000 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day surge in more than 200 days.

COVID-19: India reports 90K+ cases; Omicron tally crosses 2,600

06 Jan 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 90K+ cases; Omicron tally crosses 2,600

India on Thursday added 495 new COVID-19 cases involving the Omicron variant.

Pandemic blues? Do these 7 things to stay sane

05 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
Pandemic blues? Do these 7 things to stay sane

With the new variants of COVID-19 on the rise, it is not easy to stay positive and happy all the time.

Expert says third wave has begun. When will it peak?

04 Jan 2022

India
Expert says third wave has begun. When will it peak?

The exponential surge in the number of coronavirus cases over the last week indicates a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India, Dr. NK Arora said on Tuesday.

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