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Omicron: India's tally rises to 33 after Delhi's second case

11 Dec 2021

Delhi
Omicron: India's tally rises to 33 after Delhi's second case

Delhi on Saturday reported its second case of Omicron.

What makes the Omicron variant so transmissible?

10 Dec 2021

COVID-19
What makes the Omicron variant so transmissible?

Omicron has been feared as highly transmissible.

Omicron: IMA warns of 'massive' third wave of COVID-19
Omicron: IMA warns of 'massive' third wave of COVID-19

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has warned about a severe third wave of COVID-19 in India amid the threat posed by the Omicron variant.

Omicron: Over 100 foreign returnees go untraceable in Maharashtra

07 Dec 2021

Maharashtra
Omicron: Over 100 foreign returnees go untraceable in Maharashtra

As many as 109 of 295 people who had recently returned from abroad are currently untraceable in Thane district, Maharashtra, officials said.

Omicron: Which states have reported cases of new variant?

06 Dec 2021

Zimbabwe
Omicron: Which states have reported cases of new variant?

India's tally of COVID-19 cases involving the Omicron variant jumped to 21 over the weekend.

COVID-19: India records 2,800 deaths as Bihar updates data

05 Dec 2021

Bihar
COVID-19: India records 2,800 deaths as Bihar updates data

India on Sunday added nearly 2,800 COVID-19 deaths with the state of Bihar reconciling outbreak data.

Omicron: Zimbabwe returnee tests positive in Gujarat; India's 3rd case

04 Dec 2021

Gujarat
Omicron: Zimbabwe returnee tests positive in Gujarat; India's 3rd case

A 72-year-old Non-Resident Indian (NRI) has tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus in Gujarat.

How severe is the Omicron variant? South African doctor explains

03 Dec 2021

South Africa
How severe is the Omicron variant? South African doctor explains

A top South African doctor who was the first to raise alarm over Omicron says the new coronavirus strain causes mild symptoms.

India reports 2 cases of Omicron variant, government says
India reports 2 cases of Omicron variant, government says

India has reported two cases of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus so far, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said at a press briefing on Thursday.

Omicron: International flights unlikely to resume on December 15
Omicron: International flights unlikely to resume on December 15

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday indicated the resumption of commercial international flights will likely be delayed.

Are Indian vaccines effective against Omicron? Here's what manufacturers say

01 Dec 2021

Zydus Cadila
Are Indian vaccines effective against Omicron? Here's what manufacturers say

The COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers in India are reportedly waiting for "more data" on the new coronavirus variant, Omicron, to assess the efficacy of their vaccines.

Omicron: 4-6 hours' wait at Delhi airport under new rules
Omicron: 4-6 hours' wait at Delhi airport under new rules

Passengers arriving from countries where the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected may have to wait for up to six hours at the Delhi airport, NDTV reported.

COVID-19: India reports 7K infections, lowest in 551 days

30 Nov 2021

India
COVID-19: India reports 7K infections, lowest in 551 days

India on Tuesday reported nearly 7,000 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest single-day tally in the last 551 days.

Omicron variant detected in 15 countries; here's a list
Omicron variant detected in 15 countries; here's a list

The Omicron variant of coronavirus has been detected in more than a dozen countries as more and more people around the world test positive for the strain.

How Indian states are gearing up to fight Omicron variant?

28 Nov 2021

South Africa
How Indian states are gearing up to fight Omicron variant?

India has laid down some precautionary measures to tackle the spread of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron that has triggered global alarm.

South Africa arrivals at Mumbai airport to face quarantine

27 Nov 2021

Mumbai
South Africa arrivals at Mumbai airport to face quarantine

Passengers arriving at the Mumbai airport from South Africa will be quarantined, the city's Mayor announced on Saturday.

New coronavirus variant named Omicron; PM Modi to chair meet

27 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi
New coronavirus variant named Omicron; PM Modi to chair meet

The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated the new B.1.1.529 strain of the coronavirus as a Variant of Concern (VOC).

Israel PM warns state of emergency over new coronavirus variant

26 Nov 2021

Israel
Israel PM warns state of emergency over new coronavirus variant

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday said the country is currently on the verge of a state of emergency.

India raises alert as new, heavily-mutated coronavirus variant is found

26 Nov 2021

South Africa
India raises alert as new, heavily-mutated coronavirus variant is found

A new variant of the coronavirus has been found in South Africa and several other countries.

Why surge in COVID-19 infections in Europe is a concern?

25 Nov 2021

France
Why surge in COVID-19 infections in Europe is a concern?

Europe is witnessing a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, as over 60% of the world's cases and deaths were reported from the continent over the last week.

COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 396 more deaths

25 Nov 2021

COVID-19
COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 396 more deaths

India on Thursday reported over 9,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.09 lakh, the lowest in 539 days.

COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 437 more deaths

24 Nov 2021

Union Health Ministry
COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 437 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 9,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.11 lakh, the lowest in 537 days.

Coronavirus: India reports 11K+ new cases; over 450 deaths

19 Nov 2021

Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 11K+ new cases; over 450 deaths

India on Friday reported over 11,000 new COVID-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 0.98%.

India exported 65 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this year: Modi

18 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi
India exported 65 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this year: Modi

India exported over 65 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to nearly 100 countries this year, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.

COVID-19: India reports 10K+ infections; 301 more deaths

17 Nov 2021

Pfizer
COVID-19: India reports 10K+ infections; 301 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.28 lakh, the lowest in 527 days.

COVID-19: India reports 11K new cases, 526 more deaths

07 Nov 2021

COVID-19
COVID-19: India reports 11K new cases, 526 more deaths

India on Sunday reported nearly 11,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.44 lakh, the lowest in 260 days.

COVID-19: India reports 11K new cases, 392 more deaths

06 Nov 2021

India
COVID-19: India reports 11K new cases, 392 more deaths

India on Saturday reported nearly 11,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.46 lakh, the lowest in 255 days.

Pfizer pill cuts risk of severe COVID-19 by 89%

05 Nov 2021

Pfizer
Pfizer pill cuts risk of severe COVID-19 by 89%

American company Pfizer's experimental antiviral pill to treat COVID-19 cuts the risk of hospitalization and death by 89% in vulnerable adults, according to clinical trial results.

How does Merck's new COVID-19 drug work?

05 Nov 2021

London
How does Merck's new COVID-19 drug work?

The United Kingdom has granted conditional approval to an antiviral drug as a treatment for COVID-19.

Coronavirus: India reports 12K+ new cases; active cases rise slightly

05 Nov 2021

Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 12K+ new cases; active cases rise slightly

India on Friday reported over 12,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking a daily test positivity rate of 1.9%.

Coronavirus: India reports 12K+ new cases; over 400 more dead

04 Nov 2021

Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 12K+ new cases; over 400 more dead

India on Thursday reported over 12,000 new COVID-19 cases, marginally higher than the single-day tally from the day before.

China imposes curbs as COVID-19 rears its head again

03 Nov 2021

Beijing
China imposes curbs as COVID-19 rears its head again

COVID-19 is rearing its head again in China, from where the deadly disease is believed to have emerged.

COVID-19: India reports 10K+ new cases, lowest in 259 days

02 Nov 2021

COVID-19
COVID-19: India reports 10K+ new cases, lowest in 259 days

India on Tuesday reported over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in 259 days.

COVID-19: India reports 12K+ new cases, 251 fresh fatalities

01 Nov 2021

Union Health Ministry
COVID-19: India reports 12K+ new cases, 251 fresh fatalities

India on Monday reported over 12,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.58 lakh, the lowest in 248 days.

COVID-19: India reports 12K+ new cases, 446 more deaths

31 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi
COVID-19: India reports 12K+ new cases, 446 more deaths

India on Sunday reported over 12,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.59 lakh, the lowest in 247 days.

Why is the Delta variant so infectious? UK study reveals

29 Oct 2021

COVID-19
Why is the Delta variant so infectious? UK study reveals

People vaccinated against COVID-19 are as likely to spread the Delta variant of the virus to their household contacts as those who have not taken the jab, according to a new study conducted in the United Kingdom.

COVID-19 guidelines extended till November 30. What's allowed, what's not?
COVID-19 guidelines extended till November 30. What's allowed, what's not?

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday extended the current guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic until November 30.

India's COVID-19 deaths rise by 733 as Kerala clears backlog

28 Oct 2021

Kerala
India's COVID-19 deaths rise by 733 as Kerala clears backlog

India on Thursday reported a sharp rise in COVID-19 deaths as Kerala reconciled past data on fatalities.

Karnataka school shut after 33 students test positive for COVID-19

28 Oct 2021

Karnataka
Karnataka school shut after 33 students test positive for COVID-19

As many as 33 students of a boarding school in Karnataka have tested positive for the coronavirus.

90% in Delhi have COVID-19 antibodies. What does it mean?

28 Oct 2021

Delhi
90% in Delhi have COVID-19 antibodies. What does it mean?

The results of the sixth serological survey conducted in Delhi reveal that more than 90% people in the national capital have developed antibodies against the coronavirus.

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