Articles about COVID-19

COVID-19: India logs 1,675 fresh cases, 31 more deaths

24 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 1,675 fresh cases, 31 more deaths

India on Tuesday reported over 1,600 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of more than 300 cases from the previous day.

Pandemic created a billionaire every 30 hours: Oxfam at Davos

23 May 2022

World
Pandemic created a billionaire every 30 hours: Oxfam at Davos

According to Oxfam, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a new billionaire every 30 hours while one million people are now at risk of falling into poverty amid soaring global inflation.

First cases of new Omicron subvariants detected in India

23 May 2022

India
First cases of new Omicron subvariants detected in India

The first cases of the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 have been found in Tamil Nadu and Telangana, respectively, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) confirmed on Sunday.

COVID-19 re-emergence: Saudi bans travel to India, 15 other countries

23 May 2022

World
COVID-19 re-emergence: Saudi bans travel to India, 15 other countries

Saudi Arabia has barred its citizens from traveling to 16 countries, including India, following the re-emergence of COVID-19 cases.

COVID-19: India reports 2,022 fresh cases, 46 more deaths

23 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 2,022 fresh cases, 46 more deaths

India on Monday reported over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of around 200 cases from the previous day.

Woman, daughters found dead in Delhi; chilling note found

22 May 2022

India
Woman, daughters found dead in Delhi; chilling note found

Three members of a family were found dead in an apartment in Delhi's Vasant Vihar neighborhood on Saturday in what appeared to be a case of multiple suicides.

Davos preps for World Economic Forum; Ukraine on agenda

22 May 2022

World
Davos preps for World Economic Forum; Ukraine on agenda

The stage is set for the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

COVID-19: India reports 2,226 fresh cases, 65 more deaths

22 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 2,226 fresh cases, 65 more deaths

India on Sunday reported over 2,200 new COVID-19 cases, around 100 cases less than the previous day.

Beijing: 13,000 COVID-19 negative people forced into quarantine

21 May 2022

World
Beijing: 13,000 COVID-19 negative people forced into quarantine

To achieve the "zero-COVID-19" goal in China, over 13,000 Beijing residents who tested negative have been forced into quarantine.

COVID-19: India reports 2,323 fresh cases, 25 more deaths

21 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 2,323 fresh cases, 25 more deaths

India on Saturday reported over 2,300 new COVID-19 cases, a slight increase of around 70 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19: India reports 2,364 fresh cases, 10 more deaths

19 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 2,364 fresh cases, 10 more deaths

India on Thursday reported over 2,300 new COVID-19 cases, a significant increase of over 500 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19: India reports 1,829 new cases, 33 more fatalities

18 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 1,829 new cases, 33 more fatalities

India on Wednesday reported over 1,800 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of nearly 300 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19: India reports 1,569 new cases, 19 more deaths

17 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 1,569 new cases, 19 more deaths

India on Tuesday reported over 1,500 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of nearly 700 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19: India logs 2,202 new cases; 27 more deaths

16 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 2,202 new cases; 27 more deaths

India on Monday reported over 2,200 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of over 250 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19: India logs 2,487 fresh cases, 13 more fatalities

15 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 2,487 fresh cases, 13 more fatalities

India on Sunday reported nearly 2,500 new COVID-19 cases, slightly less than the previous day.

North Korea: 8,20,620 fresh COVID-19 cases in just 3 days

15 May 2022

World
North Korea: 8,20,620 fresh COVID-19 cases in just 3 days

Just days after North Korea reported its first COVID-19 case, an explosion in the number of infections rocked the country on Sunday.

COVID-19: India logs 2,858 fresh cases, 11 more fatalities

14 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 2,858 fresh cases, 11 more fatalities

India on Saturday reported nearly 2,900 new COVID-19 cases, a marginal increase from the previous day.

North Korea reports 6 COVID-19 deaths, isolates 1,87,800 people

13 May 2022

World
North Korea reports 6 COVID-19 deaths, isolates 1,87,800 people

A day after North Korea acknowledged its first-ever COVID-19 outbreak, the nation said six people have died and thousands have shown symptoms of fever.

COVID-19: India logs 2,841 fresh cases, 9 more fatalities

13 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 2,841 fresh cases, 9 more fatalities

India on Friday reported over 2,800 new COVID-19 cases, a marginal increase from the previous day.

North Korea confirms first COVID-19 case ever, imposes nationwide lockdown

12 May 2022

World
North Korea confirms first COVID-19 case ever, imposes nationwide lockdown

Confirming its first COVID-19 case on Thursday, North Korea ordered a nationwide lockdown calling it the "gravest national emergency."

COVID-19: India logs 2,827 fresh cases, 24 more fatalities

12 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 2,827 fresh cases, 24 more fatalities

India on Thursday reported over 2,800 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of 70 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19: India logs 2,897 fresh cases, 54 more fatalities

11 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 2,897 fresh cases, 54 more fatalities

India on Wednesday reported over 2,800 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of over 600 cases from the previous day.

Late Danish Siddiqui awarded 2nd Pulitzer for photographing COVID-19 deaths

10 May 2022

World
Late Danish Siddiqui awarded 2nd Pulitzer for photographing COVID-19 deaths

Late Indian Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui has been posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of India's COVID-19 deaths along with his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, and Amit Dave.

COVID-19: India logs 3,207 fresh cases, 29 more fatalities

09 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 3,207 fresh cases, 29 more fatalities

India on Monday reported over 3,200 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of around 250 cases from the previous day.

Tamil Nadu: DMK government completes 1 year; Stalin announces schemes

07 May 2022

Politics
Tamil Nadu: DMK government completes 1 year; Stalin announces schemes

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday unveiled a slew of social welfare schemes on the first anniversary of the DMK government in the state.

COVID-19: India logs 3,805 new cases, 22 more deaths

07 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 3,805 new cases, 22 more deaths

India on Saturday reported over 3,800 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of more than 250 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19: India logs 3,545 new cases, 27 more deaths

06 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 3,545 new cases, 27 more deaths

India on Friday reported over 3,500 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of more than 250 cases from the previous day.

Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple opens with daily limit on pilgrims

06 May 2022

India
Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple opens with daily limit on pilgrims

After a gap of over two years—courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic—the doors (kapat) of the holy temple of Kedarnath Dham in Uttarakhand finally opened for devotees on Friday.

Asian Games 2022 postponed as China battles COVID-19 wave

06 May 2022

Sports
Asian Games 2022 postponed as China battles COVID-19 wave

The Asian Games 2022, which were set to be held from September 10-25 in Hangzhou, have been postponed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

WHO report claims India underreported COVID-19 deaths; India strongly objects

06 May 2022

India
WHO report claims India underreported COVID-19 deaths; India strongly objects

India on Thursday strongly objected to a new World Health Organization report, which claims India witnessed nearly 10 times higher COVID-19 deaths in 2020-21 than the official figures.

COVID-19: India reports 3,275 new cases, 55 more deaths

05 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 3,275 new cases, 55 more deaths

India on Thursday reported over 3,200 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of around 75 cases from the previous day.

Punjab: 71 COVID-19 cases reported from Patiala's law university

05 May 2022

India
Punjab: 71 COVID-19 cases reported from Patiala's law university

With 71 fresh COVID-19 cases being reported at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law in Punjab's Patiala on Wednesday, the number of positive cases has risen to 86, prompting authorities to declare the campus a containment zone.

India registered higher deaths, fewer births in 1st pandemic year

04 May 2022

India
India registered higher deaths, fewer births in 1st pandemic year

India saw a 6% rise in deaths in 2020—the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic—compared to 2019, showed the Civil Registration System (CRS) data released by the Centre on Tuesday.

COVID-19: India reports 3,205 new cases, 31 more deaths

04 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 3,205 new cases, 31 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 3,200 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of around 700 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19: India reports 2,568 new cases, 20 more deaths

03 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 2,568 new cases, 20 more deaths

India on Tuesday reported over 2,500 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of around 600 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19 Omicron XE subvariant presence confirmed in India: Details here

03 May 2022

India
COVID-19 Omicron XE subvariant presence confirmed in India: Details here

The country's first case of COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant XE has been confirmed by the Centre's Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Sequencing Consortium (INSACOG).

COVID-19: India logs 3,157 new cases, 26 more deaths

02 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 3,157 new cases, 26 more deaths

India on Monday reported over 3,100 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of around 200 cases from the previous day.

No individual can be forced to get vaccinated: Supreme Court

02 May 2022

India
No individual can be forced to get vaccinated: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday said no individual can be forced to get vaccinated as "bodily integrity is part of the fundamental right to life under Article 21."

New Omicron sub-variants can trigger new COVID-19 wave: Study

01 May 2022

World
New Omicron sub-variants can trigger new COVID-19 wave: Study

Scientists in South Africa have found that new Omicron subvariants—BA.4 and BA.5—are capable enough to evade immunity and trigger a new COVID-19 wave, Reuters reported.

Current COVID-19 surge can't be termed 4th wave: ICMR official

01 May 2022

India
Current COVID-19 surge can't be termed 4th wave: ICMR official

The current surge in India's daily COVID-19 cases cannot be considered the fourth wave of the pandemic, a top Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) official said on Sunday.

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