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Two Surat Returnees Among 5 Tested Positive For COVID-19 In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Five more persons, including two Surat and two West Bengal returnees, tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha on Sunday. With this, the total number of COVID-19 cases reached 162 in the State. As per the data of the State Health and Family Welfare Department, two new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Ganjam (Surat […]

83 deaths, 2644 new COVID-19 cases reported in India in last 24 hours

New Delhi: With 2644 new cases and 83 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country climbed to 39,980 on Sunday morning, the Union Health Ministry said. Of the total cases, 28046 are active, 10632 people have recovered, and 1301 people have succumbed to the disease. At least […]

WHO hails Wuhan for clearing all COVID-19 cases

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed the news that there were no more hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the novel coronavirus originated last December, praising its people’s “tireless efforts” to combat the pandemic. According to city authorities, Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, was cleared of all COVID-19 cases […]

Coronavirus Live Updates: 2 More COVID-19 Positive Patients Recover In Odisha

Two more COVID-19 patients recovered today, bringing down the number of active cases in Odisha to 41, informed Health and Family Welfare Department.

COVID-19 Spreads To 3 More Odisha Districts
COVID-19 Spreads To 3 More Odisha Districts, Tally Rises To 122

Bhubaneswar: The novel-Coronavirus has now spread its tentacles to three more districts of Odisha making it a total of 14 districts of the State which have recorded one or more COVID-19 cases. As per the data shared by Health and Family Welfare department, the three new cases have been detected today belong to Jharsuguda, Keonjhar […]

5 fresh Covid-19 cases in Odisha, total rises to 108

Bhubaneswar: Five more people of Odisha tested positive for Covid-19, raising the total number of cases in the state to 108 on Monday, officials said. All the fresh cases were diagnosed in Balasore district, health and family welfare department said adding that contact tracing and follow-up action have been launched. #Odisha I&PR department releases details […]

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Before & after lockdown: India's COVID-19 positivity rate remained 4.5%

New Delhi: Before the lockdown and 30 days into the lockdown, India’s positivity rate has remained 4.5 per cent, despite a 24-fold increase in testing, the Centre said on Thursday. C.K. Mishra, the Chairman of the Empowered Group 2, said the percentage of positive cases as a ratio of testing is more or less the […]

Total Number Of Covid-19 Cases In India Nears 20K, 50 Deaths In 24 Hours

New Delhi: With 1383 new cases and 50 fatalities in 24 hours, the total tally of novel coronavirus cases in India reached to 19,984 on Wednesday, health ministry said. In a morning update, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said, of the total cases at least 15474 are active cases of novel coronavirus, while […]

Global COVID-19 deaths top 150,000; global response intensifying

Washington: Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 150,000 with over 2.2 million infections on Friday as international institutions are intensifying their collective efforts on battling the pandemic. A total of 150,948 people have died of the disease as of 3:30 p.m. (1930 GMT) among 2,214,861 cases worldwide, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) […]

COVID19 Cases' Doubling Reduced After Lockdown, Growth Factor Down By 40%: Govt

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Friday said that before lockdown, COVID-19 cases were doubling in 3 days but the last 7 days’ data shows that it is 6.2 days now and in 19 states and Union Territories, the case doubling rate is less than the country’s average. At the daily press briefing, Joint […]

Salman Khan roasts COVID-19 lockdown violators

Mumbai: Bollywood’s “Dabangg” star Salman Khan has come out with a very serious message for those who have violated the COVID-19 lockdown. Salman took to Instagram, where he shared a 10-minute, hard-hitting video speaking about the Corona Warriors, who are putting themselves at risk in order to protect the nation. He also spoke about people […]

Coronavirus cases climb to 8,356 in India; 34 deaths in 24 hours
COVID-19 Tests: ICMR notifies 176 govt and 78 private labs

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday issued a list of as many as 176 government laboratories and 78 private laboratories for COVID-19 testing across the country. These include 8 in Delhi including All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Lady Hardinge Medical College, National Centre for Disease Control, Ram Manohar Lohia […]

Odisha to have 36 dedicated hospitals for COVID-19 patients soon: Official

Bhubaneswar: Amid spurt in coronavirus cases, the Odisha government is set to have 36 dedicated hospitals soon for treatment of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) patients, an official said on Wednesday. These hospitals covering all the 30 districts of the state will have a combined bed capacity of 6,000, he said. As of now, “20 exclusive COVID hospitals” […]

Odisha appoints 6 senior officers to tackle COVID-19 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has appointed six senior bureaucrats for containment of COVID-19 in three zones here after the state capital emerged as a hotspot of coronavirus cases, a senior official said. Of the total 60 persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, Bhubaneswar alone has reported 46 cases. The senior officers will […]

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China's new COVID-19 cases rise to near six-week high

Beijing: China reported the highest number of new coronavirus cases in nearly six weeks on Monday, as it tried to prevent a second wave of COVID-19 infections, a media report said. Having largely stamped out the domestic transmission of the disease, China, where the pandemic originated last December, has been slowly easing curbs on movement […]

One More COVID-19 Patient In Odisha Recovers, Tests Negative

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health and Family Welfare department on Sunday informed that one more COVID-19 patient has recovered from the contagious disease. As on 12th April, 13 COVID patients in the State have been cured. As per the Health Department, one of the two COVID-19 cases from Kalahandi district has recovered and tested negative for coronavirus. […]

India could've seen 8.2L COVID-19 cases by Apr 15 sans lockdown, containment steps: Health ministry

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Saturday said that the number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases in the country could have increased to 8.2 lakh by April 15 had India not implemented a lockdown and other containment measures. Addressing a daily briefing on the coronavirus situation of the country, Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry […]

US first country to report 2,000 COVID-19 deaths in one day, global toll rises to 102,753

Washington: The US has become the first country in the world to register more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day, sparking fears that it may soon overtake Italy in the unpleasant spot as the nation with the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities. According to the latest data from the Johns Hopkins University, 2,108 […]

Death toll due to COVID-19 rises to 239; cases climb to 7,447 in India

New Delhi: The death toll due to the novel coronavirus rose to 239 and the number of cases to 7,447 in the country on Saturday, according to the Union Health Ministry. While the number of active COVID-19 cases is 6,565, as many as 642 people were cured and discharged and one had migrated, it said. […]

IIT alumni develop drone with infrared camera for thermal screening to combat COVID-19

New Delhi: Three alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) have developed a drone equipped with infrared camera which can help in thermal screening of groups without human intervention and identify suspected COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases at an early stage once the 21-day lockdown is lifted. The drone also has a loudspeaker which can be […]

Now, COVID-19 cases roost in Mumbai's Dharavi slum

Mumbai: The worst nightmare of Mumbaikars came true when Dharavi, Asia’s biggest slum, nestling in the belly of Mumbai, reported the first COVID-19 (coronavirus) causality late on Wednesday night while another was found positive on Thursday. The 46-year-old man, who lived in a building constructed under the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) scheme, had no foreign […]

COVID-19 Cases To Reach 1 Million In Next Few Days, Toll To Hit 50,000- WHO

Geneva: The chief of World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said, within next few days, the world will see confirmed COVID-19 cases reach one million and the death toll climb to 50,000. “As we enter the fourth month since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, I am deeply concerned about the rapid escalation and global […]

COVID-19 death toll in India mounts to 77, total number of cases to 3,374
Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 Cases Cross 700,000 Mark; Toll Over 33,500

New Delhi: The number of COVID-19 cases globally has crossed the 700,000 mark, while the death toll has crossed 33,500 mark by Monday midnight. The Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Centre reported, US comprises a seventh of the total cases while Italy and Spain account for over a half of the death toll with 10,779 […]

Coronavirus outbreak: US overtakes China with most confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide
Coronavirus outbreak: US overtakes China with most confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide

Washington: With over 16,000 confirmed cases were reported in a single day in the US on Thursday as the total number of COVID-19 patients soared to 85,088, the highest for any country, according to data compiled by Worldometer. The United States surpassed China (81,285) and Italy (80,589) in terms of number of people infected with […]