COVID_19_Pandemic

JDU MLA Mewa Lal Chaudhary dies while undergoing treatment for COVID-19

Chaudhary, 68, was appointed the Education Minister in the new Nitish Kumar government in November last year, but had to resign within three days amid uproar over corruption allegations against him.

published on : 19th April 2021

47-year-old Delhi court judge dies of COVID-19

Kovai Venugopal, who was a judge at the Saket Family Court, died at 11 am at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Naryan Hospital.

published on : 19th April 2021

Over 70 per cent of Covid patients above 40 years in both waves; older population still more vulnerable

Prevalence of shortness of breath is slightly higher in the second wave of COVID-19 but sore throat and dry cough and other symptoms were higher in the first wave, the Centre said.

published on : 19th April 2021

As COVID cases soar, NRAI requests government to vaccinate Olympic-bound shooters at earliest

The NRAI had announced a 15-member Indian shooting contingent for the upcoming Tokyo Games in the first week of this month.

published on : 19th April 2021

Rahul's decision to keep off Bengal campaign over COVID an alibi, he has sensed defeat: Union Minister

As concerns mounted over massive election rallies turning out to be superspreader events contributing to the COVID surge, Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Centre was doing everything to tackle it.

published on : 19th April 2021

Doubling rate of Covid-19 cases at 45 days, death rate also increasing in Rajasthan: Official

The weekly positivity rate and the death rate have also increased at a fast pace, Rajasthan Health Secretary Siddharth Mahajan said.

published on : 19th April 2021

Former Samajwadi Party MLA who tested positive for Covid-19, dies at 70

Rajat Saxena said his father Gopal Krishna Saxena was having difficulty in breathing for the past few days, and had tested positive for COVID-19.

published on : 19th April 2021

Covid-19: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba calls meet with 11 states to discuss issue of medical oxygen

There have been reports of shortage of the medical oxygen for COVID-19 patients in different parts of the country in the last few days due to a surge in cases.

published on : 19th April 2021

Summer vacation in Bengal schools to start from April 20 in view of rising COVID-19 cases

The decision comes amid reports of many teachers in schools testing positive in the past two months.

published on : 19th April 2021

Canada to roll out big spending in pandemic recovery budget

Spending on health care, as well as on support for households, firms and vulnerable groups through cash transfers, already soared to record levels, amounting to almost 15 percent of GDP.

published on : 19th April 2021

Hockey India mourns death of former umpire Anupama Punchimanda

Hockey India on Sunday mourned the demise of 40-year-old Anupama Punchimanda, a former international umpire.

published on : 18th April 2021

Delhi Commonwealth Games gold medallist Krishna Poonia tests positive for COVID-19

Delhi Commonwealth Games gold medallist and sitting Rajasthan MLA Krishna Poonia tested positive for COVID-19.

published on : 18th April 2021

Russia registers 8,632 new Covid-19 cases; toll comes down to 389 from 398 in last 24 hours

Total recoveries count 4,326,780 after 7,391 people were discharged from hospitals over the past day, down from 8,832 the day before. 

published on : 18th April 2021

Germany remembers nearly 80,000 people who died in Covid-19 pandemic

Germany had a comparatively small number of deaths in the pandemic's first phase, but saw much higher infection levels in the fall and winter.

published on : 18th April 2021

Covid-19 positivity rate doubles to 16.69 per cent in 12 days: Centre

India reported a record 2,61,500 new coronavirus cases and 1,501 deaths on Sunday, while active cases have surpassed the 18-lakh mark, the ministry data stated.

published on : 18th April 2021
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