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Odisha Govt Suppressing Data On COVID-19 Fatalities: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Odisha government is claiming success in COVID19 management, opposition parties on Saturday alleged that the government is suppressing facts regarding deaths due to COVID19 infections. BJP’s Odisha unit general secretary, Prithviraj Harichandan, while citing the recent death of a Surat returnee, said, “Though the returnee was suffering from liver ailments, […]

US FDA approves first at-home test for diagnosing COVID-19

Washington: US Food and Drug Agency approved the first “at-home test” for diagnosing COVID-19, said Dr. Stephen Hahn, who heads the agency. He said the president tasked him with cutting down “as many barriers as we possibly could to get products into the medical community”, the BBC reported. “We have done that, of course recognising […]

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) […]

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 […]