Tag: Covid19 In India

COVID19 Resurgence: India Once Again Shuts All National Parks, Sanctuaries For Tourists
COVID19 Resurgence: India Once Again Shuts All National Parks, Sanctuaries For Tourists

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Amid a massive resurgence of COVID-19 cases across the country and following the reports of deaths of lions due to the lethal virus at a zoo in Hyderabad,…

COVID Third Wave In India Inevitable, Warns Govt's Scientific Advisor
COVID Third Wave In India Inevitable, Warns Govt's Scientific Advisor

New Delhi: The third wave of Covid is inevitable given the amount of virus circulating in India, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government, K. VijayRaghavan warned on Wednesday. Addressing the…

Oxygen Shortage In India: Saudi Arabia To Ship 80 Metric Tonnes Of Liquid Oxygen
Oxygen Shortage In India: Saudi Arabia To Ship 80 Metric Tonnes Of Liquid Oxygen

Dubai: Saudi Arabia is shipping 80 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to India as the country is running low on supplies due to an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases. India…

PM Modi To Interact With CMs On April 8 Over COVID Situation, Vaccination Drive
PM Modi To Interact With CMs On April 8 Over COVID Situation, Vaccination Drive

New Delhi: Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers on Thursday to discuss the COVID-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination drive, sources…

'Serious Concern' Over COVID-19 Situation In 11 States/UTs: Centre
'Serious Concern' Over COVID-19 Situation In 11 States/UTs: Centre

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday said that the coronavirus situation in 11 states/Union Territories is a matter of “serious concern” and urged the Chief Secretaries and Directors General…

UK Strain Most Prevalent Amid Foreign Variants, No 'Indian' Strain: Health Ministry
UK Strain Most Prevalent Amid Foreign Variants, No 'Indian' Strain: Health Ministry

New Delhi: Amid the surge in Covid-19 cases, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that 855 patients in India have been found to be affected with the UK, South African and Brazilian mutant variants of coronavirus. According to the data provided during the weekly press conference, 807 coronavirus positive cases have been found to […]

8 Maharashtra Districts Among 10 Most COVID-Affected: Health Ministry
8 Maharashtra Districts Among 10 Most COVID-Affected: Health Ministry

New Delhi: Eight Maharashtra districts figure in the list of the 10 districts across the country with the highest number of active Covid-19 cases, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday. Karnataka’s Bengaluru Urban and Delhi are the other two. Addressing a press meet, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that India’s total active cases […]

Scientists Say, Air Pollution May Hinder India's Fight Against COVID-19
Scientists Say, Air Pollution May Hinder India's Fight Against COVID-19

New Delhi: The causal link between air pollution and COVID-19 cases is yet to be established conclusively but long-term exposure will certainly make people more vulnerable to lung infections, warn scientists as the skies over large parts of north India, including Delhi, turn smoky and the air quality deteriorates rapidly. Their concerns come amid several […]

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Herd Immunity Against COVID-19 In India May Generate Only In Pockets, Can Be Short-Lived

New Delhi: Herd immunity against COVID-19 in India is likely to be achieved only in pockets given the many socio-economic groups in the country and may be short-lived rather than long-lasting, say scientists as sero-surveillance data from New Delhi and Mumbai raise hopes of community protection’ from the disease. Herd immunity occurs when a large […]

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Parents Want CBSE, CICSE To Scrap Pending Board Exams Due To Spike In COVID-19 Cases

New Delhi: As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, most parents say they are worried about the pending class 10 and 12 board exams by CBSE and CICSE scheduled from July 1, and demand that they be scrapped and the result be declared by either calculating the average of tests already conducted or based on an […]