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Tag: Coronavirus In China

COVID-19 cases exceed one lakh in Europe, China reports new domestic cases for 2nd day
COVID-19 cases exceed one lakh in Europe, China reports new domestic cases for 2nd day

Brussels: Over 1,00,000 people across Europe have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, prompting European governments to unleash fresh measures. More than 40 European countries have been hit by COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Italy, Spain, Germany and France were the four hardest-hit, with each reporting more than 10,000 confirmed cases, Xinhua […]

Coronavirus: Italy reports 475 new deaths, highest one-day toll of any nation, China records nil domestic caess
Coronavirus: Italy reports highest one-day toll of 475, China records zero domestic cases

Rome: Italy on Wednesday reported 475 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest one-day official toll of any nation since the first case was detected in China late last year. However, China on Thursday said no new domestic cases of the coronavirus were reported for the first time in the country, three months after […]

COVID19: Regular visas issued by Mar 3 to citizens of 4 nations who haven't entered India suspended

New Delhi: A day after two fresh cases of coronavirus was reported in India, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday issued a travel advisory suspending all regular visas/e-visas granted on or before March 3 to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan who have not yet entered India. The advisory also suspends visa on arrival […]

Don't panic, work together: Modi on Coronavirus

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people not to panic and “work together” on a day six new suspected coronavirus cases were reported from Uttar Pradesh’s Agra. “There is no need to panic. We need to work together, take small yet important measures to ensure self-protection,” Modi tweeted. Also Read: Coronavirus: Six Cases With […]

Coronavirus: Six cases with 'high-viral load' detected in Agra

New Delhi: A day after two new cases of novel coronavirus that included one from Delhi were reported, the Health Ministry on Tuesday said six cases with “high-viral load” were detected during sample testing in Agra and these people have been kept in isolation. The six people had come in contact with a 45-year-old patient […]

Coronavirus death toll climbs to 2,943 in China, infected cases witness surge globally

Beijing: The coronavirus death toll in China climbed to 2,943 with 31 more deaths, while 125 confirmed cases were reported, the lowest since the virus outbreak in the country, Chinese health officials said on Tuesday even as the deadly disease wrecked havoc globally with the total number of deaths crossing 3,000 and infections surging past […]

Coronavirus set to derail Indian mobile industry by mid-March

New Delhi: The coronavirus outbreak which has hampered global tech giants’ 2020 plans leading to cancellation or postponement of global flagship conferences is set to hit supplies of smartphone components from China to India at least till the second quarter of this year. While smartphone manufacturing has picked up in India over the past few […]

US reports 1st COVID-19 death, imposes new travel restrictions

New York: Announcing the first coronavirus linked death in the country, US President Donald Trump has issued new travel restrictions to Iran, Italy and South Korea while maintaining that the overall risk to the US is low but can turn suddenly. US is banning travel to Iran and urging Americans not to travel to Italy […]

COVID-19 toll rises to 2,870 in China

Beijing: The death toll due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China has increased to 2,870, health authorities said on Sunday, while the number of confirmed cases has increased to 79,824. Chinese health authorities said they have received reports of 573 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 35 more deaths on the Chinese […]

Coronavirus Epidemic: China To Provide Assistance To Iran

Beijing: China will continue to provide assistance to Iran in its fight against COVID-19 epidemic, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a telephonic conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday. Wang said China and Iran are comprehensive strategic partners and have always supported and helped each other in […]

Spread Of Coronavirus-Themed Malware On The Rise

New Delhi: At a time when the deadly coronavirus is taking a toll on the tech industry with the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 getting cancelled, a coronavirus-themed spam is spreading Emotet malware, security researchers said on Tuesday. According to researchers at Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Research, the coronavirus-themed campaign targeted Japan, in malicious […]

Coronavirus Vaccine May Still Be A Year Away: Australia Varsity

New Delhi: A scientist involved in developing a coronavirus vaccine at Australia’s University of Queensland has said that it may take about one year before people will actually be able to use it. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a partnership against epidemics by public, private, philanthropic, and civil organisations earlier commissioned the University […]

Coronavirus To Be Known As NCP For Now: China

Beijing: China’s National Health Commission on Saturday announced that it has given the coronavirus a temporary official name, novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP). The Commission announced the new name at a press conference on Saturday and said it should be adopted by government departments and organisations in China until a permanent name for the infection has […]

'We Can Look Into It, Resources Permitting': MEA On Evacuating Pak Students From Wuhan

New Delhi: India can consider evacuating Pakistani students from the coronavirus-hit Hubei province “if such a situation arises” and resources are available, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday, while making it clear that Pakistan had made no request for it till now. Hundreds of stranded Pakistani students in the coronavirus-hit Wuhan city have […]

Coronavirus: Manipur, Mizoram Impose Ban On Chinese Imports

Imphal/Aizawl: Amid fears over the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) across the country, Manipur and Mizoram governments have imposed restrictions on imports of foodstuffs and other items from China, Myanmar and other South-East Asian countries, officials said on Friday. Officials in Imphal said that the Manipur Health and Family Welfare Department has issued notification restricting on production, […]

Coronavirus Scare In Odisha As China-Returned Medical Student Complains Of Suspected Infection

Phulbani: Sparking Novel Coronavirus scare in Odisha, a medical student of Phulbani on Friday complained of suffering from cold and cough after returning home from China on January 11 keeping authorities on toes. Suspecting infection, the medical student who pursues MBBS in China wrote a letter to Kandhamal Collector and the Chief District Medical Officer […]

Coronavirus: IndiGo Suspends Some Flights To China, Hong Kong

New Delhi: Airline major IndiGo on Wednesday said that it will suspend two of its flight services to China, including Hong Kong, from February 1 owing to the outbreak of coronavirus. At present, the airline operates four flight services to China and one to Hong Kong. These connect New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Bangalore to […]

Coronavirus: India Among Top 30 High Risk Countries

London: Researchers have identified cities and provinces within China, and cities and countries worldwide, which are at high risk from the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The most ‘at risk’ countries or regions worldwide are Thailand (1), Japan (2) and Hong Kong (3). The US is placed 6th on the list, Australia 10th, […]

Coronavirus Kills 132 In China, About 6,000 Infected

Beijing: The deadly coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in China with 25 new fatalities reported from central Hubei province taking the death toll to 132 and the confirmed infection cases to nearly 6,000, as health experts warned that the epidemic may reach its climax in the next 10 days resulting in large-scale casualties. The Chinese […]