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Tag: Coronavirus Threat

Nine More Students Of Residential School In Deogarh Test Positive
Nine More Students Of Residential School In Odisha’s Deogarh Test Positive For Covid-19

The Deogarh district administration said that the positive students and staff have been isolated and all the Covid-19 protocols, sanitation and containment, are being followed at the school. If need arises, people will also be shifted to hospital.

Coronavirus Scare: Indian Railways Cancels 85 Trains

Mumbai: In a significant decision to help contain the spread of coronavirus, the Indian Railways on Tuesday cancelled 85 trains due to low occupancy in different zones from March 18 to April 1. The Central Railway on Tuesday announced cancellations of 23 long-distance trains including the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express and most trains on the Pune […]

Global coronavirus death toll passes 3,000 with new China count

Beijing: The number of deaths globally in the new coronavirus outbreak passed 3,000 on Monday, as China reported 42 more deaths. The new fatalities were all in the virus epicentre Hubei province, the National Health Commission said, bringing the overall toll in mainland China to 2,912. Also Read: Human trials for coronavirus vaccine to begin […]

Researchers Develop Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate

Sydney: A team of researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia has created their first vaccine candidate in the laboratory for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The team will move immediately into further development before formal pre-clinical testing, the university said on Friday. The proof-of-concept milestone comes in less than a month after the project’s […]

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 […]

Union Minister Jaishankar Assures Help For Indians On Quarantined Japan Ship

New Delhi: With two Indians confirmed to have been infected with the deadly coronavirus aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Yokohama in Japan, the Centre on Thursday has assured all assistance. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday that the Indian embassy in Tokyo was providing assistance to the […]

Situation On Coronavirus Under Control: Health Secy

New Delhi: The situation over the novel coronavirus is under control in the country and is being regularly monitored by the Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Cabinet Secretary on a daily basis,” Health Secretary Preeti Sudan said on Friday while chairing a video conference with officials. […]

'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: Precautions You Need To Take While Travelling

New Delhi: With the novel coronavirus leading to over 100 fatalities in China, people need to be extra cautious while making their travel plans, be it an international conference abroad or a vacation. While several organisations have started putting restrictions on the travel of their employees to China, there could still arise the need for […]

16 Suspected Coronavirus Cases In Punjab, 2 In Haryana

Chandigarh: Sixteen patients in Punjab and two in Haryana have been quarantined on suspicion of having coronavirus, ministers in both the states said on Tuesday. However, one death in Punjab’s Amritsar was due swine flu. A 28-year-old man from Mohali in Punjab who had recently returned from China was admitted to the PGI here after […]

Coronavirus: 3 Under Isolation In Delhi Hospital

New Delhi: Three persons suspected to be infected with the novel cornavirus have been admitted at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital here, an official confirmed on Tuesday. Speaking to IANS, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the RML hospital said: “The three persons, all residents of the national capital, were admitted on Monday afternoon. […]