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Gastrointestinal symptoms like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting prevalent in COVID-19 patients

27 Nov 2020

Gastrointestinal symptoms like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting prevalent in COVID-19 patients

An ongoing study by a team at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh showed that gastrointestinal (GI) manifestations are prevalent in 27% of the COVID-19 patients sampled.

Mumbai sees the lowest active COVID-19 cases in 5 months

06 Nov 2020

Mumbai sees the lowest active COVID-19 cases in 5 months

Mumbai has reported the lowest number of active COVID-19 cases in the last five months as the number dropped to 16,000 on Thursday thanks to a rise in the recovery rate of the affected patients.

Coronavirus: India amplifies testing, positivity rate hovers around 8%

18 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India amplifies testing, positivity rate hovers around 8%

India has upped coronavirus testing and with it, the positivity rate, which tells how many people who were tested contracted the infection, has swelled too.

Lav Agarwal, government's face during press meets, tests coronavirus positive

15 Aug 2020

Lav Agarwal, government's face during press meets, tests coronavirus positive

Lav Agarwal, joint secretary of the Health Ministry, the Centre's face in efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic, tested positive for the virus on Friday.

After dip, coronavirus cases rising again in Delhi

12 Aug 2020

After dip, coronavirus cases rising again in Delhi

After a brief lull in the rise of coronavirus cases, the numbers have started climbing up again in Delhi, with over 1,000 cases being reported almost daily.

COVID testing needs to improve in ten states: PM Modi

11 Aug 2020

COVID testing needs to improve in ten states: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for an increase in COVID-19 testing in ten most affected states of the country, stating that these states account for more than 80% of active cases in India.

Chhattisgarh: Government extends lockdown till August 6 in worst-hit districts

27 Jul 2020

Chhattisgarh: Government extends lockdown till August 6 in worst-hit districts

As Chhattisgarh continues to witness a surge in COVID-19 cases, the state government on Monday announced that the ongoing lockdown in the worst-hit districts will be extended until August 6.

COVID-19: With 1.1mn+ cases, India witnesses deadliest week so far

21 Jul 2020

COVID-19: With 1.1mn+ cases, India witnesses deadliest week so far

India witnessed its deadliest week of the COVID-19 outbreak so far last week through Sunday, during which 238,000 cases—21% of the country's total cases to date—were reported.

COVID-19 outbreak: 2-day total lockdown across West Bengal every week

20 Jul 2020

COVID-19 outbreak: 2-day total lockdown across West Bengal every week

As West Bengal continues to witness a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, the state government on Monday announced a total lockdown will be in force for two days every week across the state.

US: Man dies after 'COVID-19 party'; thought coronavirus was 'hoax'

13 Jul 2020

US: Man dies after 'COVID-19 party'; thought coronavirus was 'hoax'

A 30-year-old man died from the novel coronavirus at a hospital in the US state of Texas after attending a "COVID-19 party" hosted by an infected person.

Universities, institutions allowed to conduct final-term exams: Home Ministry

06 Jul 2020

Universities, institutions allowed to conduct final-term exams: Home Ministry

The Union Home Affairs Ministry on Monday gave the go-ahead for conducting the long-pending final-term examinations at universities and other higher education institutions.