Several Indian students, mostly studying medicine, held a demonstration in front of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi demanding Beijing to permit their return to re-join their studies.
Despite a decline in COVID-19 cases, it is critical to enforce guidelines that allow regular festivities in a cautious, safe and COVID-appropriate manner, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla asserted.
The cumulative death toll due to COVID-19 has reached 14,150.
The researchers found that compared with people who had never smoked, current smokers were 80 per cent more likely to be admitted to hospital and significantly more likely to die from COVID-19.
A Sheffield Shield game between Queensland and Tasmania was on Tuesday postponed just before its start due to COVID-19 scare.
Brent crude is currently trading at just under $80 a barrel on the spot market, a level not seen since October 2018.
The plea said the man tried to book a slot for Covaxin as dose 2 on the CoWIN, but was unable to do so as the app only books slots in the same vaccine category.
Mata Amritanandamayi celebrated her birthday with devotees across the globe virtually by engaging in prayer, meditation and service activities.
As the district is nearing 100 per cent vaccination, collector Jaffer Malik has ordered a strict ban on Covid antigen testing at government and private labs in the district.
The family said the ASHA worker had informed the hospital that Babu was being rushed there.
10 districts have CFR below 1pc; vax status in dists with high CFR need to be checked
The pandemic has devastated the sector that suffered a loss of Rs 25,000 crore and it will take two years to completely recover, he said while speaking at the World Tourism Day celebrations.
Sri Yathishwara Shivacharya Swami (47) of Kuppuru Gadduge Mutt succumbed to Covid-19 on Saturday, District Health OfficerDr M B Nagendrappa said.
A special session to vaccinate students and teachers against COVID-19 will be held on Tuesday at the centres run by the BMC and the Maharashtra government between 9 am to 2 pm.
President Joe Biden got his first shot on December 21 and his second dose three weeks later, on January 11, along with his wife, Jill Biden.