Covid 19 Cases
27 Nov 2020
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.
06 Nov 2020
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.
18 Aug 2020
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.
15 Aug 2020
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.
12 Aug 2020
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.
11 Aug 2020
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.
27 Jul 2020
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.
21 Jul 2020
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.
20 Jul 2020
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.
13 Jul 2020
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.
06 Jul 2020
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.