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India's Covid Tally Rises By 2.76l Cases, 3,874 Deaths
India's Covid Tally Rises By 2.76l Cases, 3,874 Deaths

The Health Ministry said that a total of 18,70,09,792 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 11,66,090 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.

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Flashback 2020: Countless Days Of Fear & Fury As Odisha Battles Covid-19 Pandemic

By Devbrat Patnaik Infamous among many as the ‘Chinese’ virus – the lethal Covid-19 made its way into Odisha from Italy via New Delhi in March this year. Nine months into the outbreak of the pandemic in the State, and all eyes are now on the new UK variant genome knocking at the doors of […]

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MIT's New Face Mask Can Inactivate Novel Coronavirus Using Heat

Boston: Scientists at MIT have designed a novel face mask that can not only filter out the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, but also inactivate it using heat. The new mask incorporates a heated copper mesh and does not need to be decontaminated or thrown away after use, according to the researchers. As the person […]

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Novel Coronavirus Can Survive On Skin For 9 Hours: Study

New Delhi: The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, may linger on human skin for nine hours, much longer than the flu viruses can, according to a study. The influenza A virus (IAV), in contrast, remained viable on human skin for nearly two hours, said the researchers including those from Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in […]

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COVID-19 May Actually Trigger Diabetes In Healthy People

London: In a significant find, a new study has said that the novel coronavirus behind Covid-19 may actually trigger onset of diabetes in healthy people, apart from causing severe complications of pre-existing diabetes. According to the researchers from King’s College London, given the short period of human contact with new coronavirus, the exact mechanism by […]

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Bollywood Producer, Ex-India Footballer Die Due To COVID-19

Mumbai/Kozhikode: Bollywood producer Anil Suri and former footballer Hamza Koya succumbed to the deadly novel coronavirus which has claimed 6642 lives in India till Saturday morning. Confirming the news, the late producer’s brother Rajiv Suri said that he had been rushed to Lilavati and Hinduja hospitals, but had been denied a bed at both institutes, […]

COVID-19 Surge: Central Teams To Be Rushed To 4 States Including Odisha
COVID-19 Updates From Around The World Today

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought countries around the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis from around the globe on Friday. Global COVID-19 cases top 5.1 mn: Johns Hopkins The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surged to over 5.1 million, while the death toll stood at 332,900, […]

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Coronavirus Updates From Around The Globe Today

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 crisis from around the globe on Thursday. Global COVID-19 cases near 5 mn: Johns Hopkins The total number of global coronavirus cases has increased to nearly 5 million, while the death toll has surged past 328,000, according […]

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Updates From Around The Globe

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the novel coronavirus crisis from around the globe on Tuesday. Global COVID-19 cases top 4.8 mn: Johns Hopkins The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 4.8 million, while the death toll has surpassed 318,000, according […]

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Coronavirus Updates From Around The Globe Today

The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought countries around the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 crisis from around the globe on Monday. Global COVID-19 cases top 4.7 mn: Johns Hopkins The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 4.7 million, while the death toll has surpassed […]

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COVID-19 Updates From Around The Globe Today

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 crisis from around the globe on Sunday. Global COVID-19 cases top 4.6 mn: Johns Hopkins The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 4.6 million, while the death toll has surpassed 311,000, according to […]

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COVID-19 In India: Total Tally Surges Past 70,000 Mark, 2293 dead

New Delhi: The COVID-19 tally in India surged past 70 thousand cases, with 3,604 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday. According to the morning update provided by the ministry, the total number of cases now stand at 70,756. #Covid_19india Update on May 12, 8 AM 3,604 […]

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Coronavirus Updates From Around The Globe Today

The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 crisis from around the globe on Tuesday. Global COVID-19 cases surpass 4.1mn: Johns Hopkins University The global number of coronavirus cases has surpassed the 4.1 million mark, while the death toll stood at 285,971, according to […]

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ACE2 Enzyme In Men Make Them More Vulnerable To COVID-19

London: After several studies revealed that men are more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection, evidence from a new larger research of several thousand patients shows that men have higher concentrations of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) in their blood than women, a molecule that enables the novel coronavirus to infect healthy cells in men. This may help […]

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India records over 4K COVID cases in a day, total cases touch 67152

New Delhi: India saw the highest spike of 4,213 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours taking the total tally up to 67,152, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday. At least 97 new fatalities were also reported in a day. Of the total cases, 44,029 are active and 2,206 are fatalities so far while at […]

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Barack Obama slams US admin for COVID-19 response

Washington: Former US President Barack Obama has slammed the incumbent administration of President Donald Trump for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic as an “absolute chaotic disaster.” A tape recording of Obama’s remarks, rendered during a chat with members of the Obama Alumni Association on Friday, revealed that the former President said that Trump has […]

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128 deaths, 3277 new COVID-19 cases reported in India in last 24 hours

New Delhi: With 3277 new cases and 128 new fatalities, total case count of novel Coronavirus rose to 62,939 and total deaths getting past the 2000 mark, the health ministry said on Sunday. The Health Ministry said of the total, 41,472 are active cases, 19,357 people have recovered, and 2109 people have succumbed to the […]

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ICMR partners with Bharat Biotech to develop COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Saturday partnered with Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) to develop a fully indigenous vaccine for coronavirus. According to a statement issued by the ICMR, the team will use the virus strain isolated at ICMR’s National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune. “The strain has been […]

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COVID-19 patients lose sense of smell by third day of infection

New York: Loss of taste or smell is now among the new coronavirus symptoms that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added to its official list and now, a new study says that loss of the sense of smell is most likely to occur by the third day of infection with […]

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COVID-19 Updates From Around The Globe Today

The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought countries around the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 crisis from around the globe on Thursday. Italy’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 29,684 A further 369 COVID-19 patients had died in the past 24 hours in Italy, bringing the country’s death toll to […]

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OTV Expose: Book Shop Owner Nabbed For 'Selling Liquor' Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Unperturbed by the lockdown restrictions clamped to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, a bookseller in Odisha’s Nayagarh district was found blatantly selling liquor in his shop. This has come to the fore when a formal decision on resumption of liquor sale is yet to be taken by the State government. The illegal act […]

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COVID-19 Death Toll Soars To 1,373 In India With 42,533 Confirmed Cases

New Delhi: With 2,553 new cases and 72 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country climbed to 42,533 on Monday morning, the Union Health Ministry said. Of the total cases, 29453 are active, 11,706 people have recovered, and 1,373 people have succumbed to the disease. At least […]

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Bhubaneswar Classified As Red Zone As Odisha Govt Issues Fresh Guidelines For Lockdown 3.0

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha is all set to move into the third phase of lockdown from tomorrow, the State government today classified areas under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) as Red Zone and issued a fresh set of guidelines for the extended lockdown period till May 17. In a letter to all the district collectors, magistrates […]

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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 […]

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COVID-19: With 1,718 new cases, India's corona tally rises to 33,050

New Delhi: With 1,718 new cases and 67 new fatalities in 24 hours, the total number of Covid-19 cases in the country climbed to 33,050 on Thursday morning, the Union Health Ministry said. Of the total cases, 23,651 are active, 8,324 people have recovered, and 1,074 people have succumbed to the disease. The total tally […]