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6562 Children In Odisha Lost One Of Their Parents  To Pandemic, State 2nd In Country

As per NCPCR's data submitted to the Apex Court, a massive 75,000 kids in the country have lost atleast one of their parents during the pandemic period of April 2020 to July 23, 2021. A Lancet study puts the number higher at 1.16 lakh

4,092 Covid Deaths In India As Fresh Cases Go Over 4 Lakh Again
4,092 Covid Deaths In India As Fresh Cases Go Over 4 Lakh Again

It is the fifth time after May 1 that India has crossed the four-lakh-mark of new Covid cases. On Friday, India recorded the highest ever 4,14,188 cases.

India To Receive Sputnik V Vaccine Consignments From May 1
India To Receive Sputnik V Vaccine Consignments From May 1

New Delhi: Amid the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India, the country will start receiving consignments of Russian Sputnik V vaccine doses from May 1 onwards. India is…

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Health Experts Say, There May Not Be A Second Peak Of COVID-19 In India

New Delhi: Healthcare experts have said that there may not be a second peak of COVID-19 in the country, and even if it occurs, it is unlikely to be as strong as the first one. Noted virologist Dr Shahid Jameel said India’s curve for daily cases is on a downward slope since a peak in […]

COVID-19 Pandemic In India Shows Declining Trend, Except For 2/3 States: Govt
COVID-19 Pandemic In India Shows Declining Trend, Except For 2/3 States: Govt

New Delhi: The COVID-19 pandemic in India is showing a declining trend, except for two to three states, the government said on Tuesday, noting that it is “particularly noteworthy” vis-a-vis some countries in the northern hemisphere where a severe increase in the intensity of the virus’ spread is being seen. The situation related to the […]

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Glenmark to start trial combining 2 anti-viral drugs on Covid patients in India

New Delhi: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday that it will commence another new Phase 3 clinical trial on a combination of two anti-viral drugs Favipiravir and Umifenovir in hospitalized patients of moderate COVID-19 in India. Glenmark has received approval from the Indian regulator to initiate the study. The combination study which will be called the […]

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COVID-19 In India: Total Tally Surge Past 46,000 Mark, toll over 1500

New Delhi: The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country climbed to 46,433 on Tuesday morning, the Union Health Ministry said. Of the total cases, 32,138 are active, 12,726 people have recovered, and 1,568 have succumbed to the disease. The total number of cases also includes 111 foreign nationals. India #COVIDー19 tally rises to […]

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COVID-19 In India: Total Tally Surge Past 40,000 Mark

New Delhi: The total cases of the novel coronavirus in India crossed 40 thousand mark and mounted to 40,263 on Sunday. In an evening update, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that of the total tally 28,070 are active cases, while 1,306 fatalities have been reported. Earlier in a press statement, the Health […]

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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 […]

India's COVID-19 death toll reaches 590, total cases mount to 18601
India's COVID-19 death toll reaches 590, total cases mount to 18601

New Delhi: The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 590 and the number of cases climbed to 18,601 on Tuesday, according to the Union health ministry. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 14,759 while 3,251 people have been cured and discharged, and one patient has migrated, the ministry said. The total number […]

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COVID19 In India- Punjab ACP Anil Kohli Dies Of Coronavirus

Chandigarh: Assistant Commissioner of Police (North) Anil Kohli, who was posted in Ludhiana city, on Saturday succumbed to coronavirus, taking the virus toll to 16 in Punjab. The 52-year-old officer was diagnosed positive on April 13. The officer was on a ventilator in a private hospital in Ludhiana since April 11, Civil Surgeon Rajesh Bagga […]

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COVID-19 Crisis: I am available 24/7, PM Modi tells CMs during video conference

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a video conference with the Chief Ministers of all the states to discuss the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in the country. PM Modi said the Chief Ministers that he is available round the clock to take any suggestions and also assured to assist the State governments […]

COVID-19 Global Update: US eclipses China's death toll, Italy's toll crosses 12,000
COVID-19 In India: Coronavirus Outbreak And Control Measures Till April 4

As of now, 2902 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 68 deaths have been reported. Meanwhile, 183 persons have been cured/discharged from the hospitals after recovery. Among the total confirmed cases, 1023 cases have been linked to Tablighi Jamaat across 17 States which includes Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, J&K, Rajasthan, Telangana, A&N Islands, Arunachal […]

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COVID-19: Centre To Create Dedicated Portal For Verifying Facts Related To Coronavirus Pandemic

New Delhi: The Centre has announced to create a dedicated web portal where people can verify facts and unverified news related to Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The centre has also advised the states and Union Territories (UTs) to create a similar mechanism. States and the UTs were informed through a letter issued from the office of […]

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Janta Curfew, Lockdown blow: Covid-19 India growth curve tumbles down!

Bhubaneswar: Here is a big Corona breaking on Thursday. The growth graph of Covid-19 seems to have fallen flat in the country in the week number 8, since the detection of the first Covid-19 positive case. Though the count of novel coronavirus keeps ticking upwards every day, a tumbling down in the growth rate of […]

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Coronavirus Scare: HRD Ministry Instructs Educational Institutions To Allow Students Still In Hostels To Stay

New Delhi: The HRD ministry on Saturday advised all educational institutions to let students who are still in hostels to stay put and take necessary precautions in view of the coronavirus outbreak. “Students who are still in hostels, particularly foreign students, should be allowed to continue in their hostels and advised to take all necessary […]

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Big Covid19 dampener: New study says novel Coronavirus is airborne!

Bhubaneswar: Here is a big Covid-19 dampener. The novel coronavirus is airborne finds a new study. According to a new study from National Institutes of Health, CDC, UCLA and Princeton University scientists published in The New England Journal of Medicine says, “Results provide key information about the stability of SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19 disease, and […]

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Column: Cashing In On People’s Misery

By Sandeep Sahu For others, a disaster is something to dread. But for them, it is an opportunity of a lifetime to make a fast buck by cashing in on the people’s fear, misery and helplessness during times of calamity. We have seen it during the Super Cyclone in 1999, the worst natural calamity to […]

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COVID19 community spread fear makes Centre prod Odisha to invoke Disaster & Epidemic Act

Bhubaneswar: Fearing that novel coronavirus may acquire the level of community transmission in the country, the Centre on Thursday had asked all states to invoke the Indian Epidemic Diseases Act 1897. And Odisha government followed suit by doing so on Friday. And taking a cue from Centre, where the Union Home Ministry has on Thursday […]