Tag: Covid 19

No More Air Suvidha
New rules for International passengers arriving in India

India government on Monday discontinued the filling of mandatory Air Suvidha forms for international passengers. Air Suvidha is online system wherein international passengers arriving in India via flights declare their current health status and recent travel details. The filling of the form was made compulsory in view of Covid surge.

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  • Tuesday, 22 November 2022
Scientists identify ultra-potent antibody that can offset all Omicron variants
Scientists identify ultra-potent antibody that can offset all Omicron variants

The scientists suggested that combining this antibody with others in a cocktail might reduce the chances of the virus becoming antibody-treatment resistant.

  • Monday, 31 October 2022
India active Covid cases decline to 18,802
India active Covid cases decline to 18,802

A decrease of 596 cases has been recorded in the active covid caseload in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am stated.

  • Saturday, 29 October 2022
India reports 1,112 new Covid cases
India reports 1,112 new Covid cases

The active caseload stands at 20,821 cases accounting for 0.05 per cent of the country's total positive cases.

  • Thursday, 27 October 2022
Researchers identify virus that causes Covid-19 in the air
Researchers identify virus that causes Covid-19 in the air

"There is a need for this kind of low-cost detection system," said researcher Lance Hubbard from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in the US.

  • Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Omicron BF.7 threat
Omicron BF.7 threat: Experts urge people to follow Covid protocol

This is because the new variant quickly bypasses the immunity that a person has developed through a natural infection with an earlier variant or even if the complete course of the vaccines are taken, he added.

  • Tuesday, 25 October 2022
Omicron
Omicron, sub-lineages remain dominant variant in India: INSACOG

"Omicron and its sub-lineages continue to be the dominant variant in India. BA.2 and its descendent lineages, in particular, BA.2.75 has been mostly found over the last week in different parts of India," the INSACOG said

  • Sunday, 23 October 2022
COVID-19: India records 1,994 fresh cases
COVID-19: India records 1,994 fresh cases

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.24 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.99 per cent, according to the health ministry.

  • Sunday, 23 October 2022
XBB sub-variant of Omicron may cause another Covid-19 wave: WHO Chief Scientist
XBB sub-variant of Omicron may cause another Covid-19 wave: WHO Chief Scientist

Swaminathan said they are also tracking derivatives of BA.5 and BA.1, which are also more transmissible and immune-evasive.

  • Friday, 21 October 2022
COVID 19 cases in India
India logs over 2,000 fresh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

The number of recoveries increased to 4,40,82,064, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.

  • Thursday, 20 October 2022
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US researchers develop new Covid strain that has 80% kill rate: Report

According to Fox News, a variant, a combination of Omicron and the original virus in Wuhan, killed 80 per cent of the mice infected with it, the university said.

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
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India logs 2,060 new Covid cases, 10 deaths

The death toll climbed to 5,28,905 with 10 more fatalities, which included four deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data stated.

  • Monday, 17 October 2022
New Covid variant BQ.1 behind 1 in 10 cases in US: CDC
New Covid variant BQ.1 behind 1 in 10 cases in US: CDC

The CDC had previously bundled BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 with their shared parent BA.5 in its weekly "Nowcast" estimates.

  • Saturday, 15 October 2022
India reports 2,430 new Covid-19 cases
India reports 2,430 new Covid-19 cases

The death toll due to the disease has climbed to 5,28,874 with 17 fatalities, which includes 9 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am showed.

  • Saturday, 15 October 2022
Indian Economy marching towards 2047 goal
Indian economy shows great resilience post Covid; marches strongly towards 2047 goal

India has one of the most promising economies globally. India has surpassed Britain to become the world's fifth largest economy.

  • Friday, 14 October 2022
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