coronavirus

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

6 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours

Six people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Anthony Fauci tests Covid-19 positive, has “mild symptoms”

Dr Anthony Fauci, the face of America’s pandemic response through two White House administrations, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Rise in Covid-19 cases: 109 recorded in 24 hours

At least 109 new Covid-19 infections were recorded during 24 hours till 8am today, which took the total number of Covid cases to 19,54,115, according to a DGHS release.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Nationwide Covid booster dose campaign began

A week-long special campaign for administering Covid-19 booster dose began today (June 4, 2022), aiming to inoculate over one crore people across the country.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

Weeklong Covid booster dose campaign from June 4

A nationwide special campaign to administer booster doses of Covid-19 vaccines to eligible people will start from Saturday (June 4-10, 2022).

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Covid-19: Saudi Arabia bans citizens from travelling to India, 15 other countries

Following the re-emergence of Covid-19, Saudi Arabia has banned its citizens from traveling to 16 countries including India, according to the Gulf News.

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern tests positive for Covid-19

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who has overseen her country's world-leading response to the coronavirus pandemic, has tested positive for Covid-19, her office announced Saturday.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

WHO chief's remarks on China's Covid policy removed from social media

A United Nations Weibo post on the World Health Organization chief's comments that China's zero-tolerance Covid-19 policy is not sustainable was removed from the Chinese social media platform on Wednesday morning shortly after being published

May 3, 2022
May 3, 2022

No Covid deaths for 13 consecutive days

No Covid-19 deaths were reported for 13 straight days till 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022

Is a fourth dose of Covid-19 mRNA vaccine needed?

A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT162b2) vaccine for over 60 has been approved in Israel. Two retrospective cohort studies now assess its COVID-19 prevention efficacy.