Coronavirus

More than 62K new Covid cases reported in the country in last 24 hours

The number of new cases of corona is decreasing in the country. In the last 24 hours, 62,480 new cases of corona have been reported, while 1587 people died due to this disease. In the last 24 hours, 88,977 patients have recovered from the pandemic.

715 new Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths in Jammu and Kashmir

A total of 715 new Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths were reported in J&K on Tuesday while 1,830 patients were discharged after recovery.

COVID-19 positivity rate declines to 2.4 in HP

The case positivity rate of COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh has come down to 2.4 during last week.

Ex-CM Virbhdra Singh reaffected with Covid at IGMC hospital

Former Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Virbhadra Singh is tested Corona positive for second time in last few months, and is shifted to Makeshift Covid Hospital at IGMC on Friday afternoon. 

Fewer cops infected in 2nd Covid wave than first

So far, 143 out of 152 police officers infected with Covid-19 in the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Prayagraj have recovered, while nine cops, including six in Prayagraj, two in Fatehpur, and one in Pratapgarh, are still receiving treatment. 

Gurugram hospitals to reserve 50% ICU beds for Covid patients

In view of decline in Covid-19 cases in Gurugram, District Magistrate Yash Garg on Tuesday ordered all private and public hospitals to reserve 30 per cent of their total beds capacity in general category and 50 per cent

Indian students paying $4 thousand for one-way fare to Canada

Despite a ban on direct international flights from India by Canada to check the spread of the new Delta variant of Coronavirus, Indian passengers and students are still landing in Toronto and other airports.

Taiwan extends strict regarding Covid

Strict virus control measures will be extended across Taiwain through late June, officials announced on Monday, noting that the emergence of new coronavirus infections have not slowed down.

S Korea under mega cyber attacks in pandemic

Reports of ransomware attacks in South Korea have surged in the past year, shutting down hospitals to shopping malls as the coronavirus pandemic led to increased online activities.

Singapore F1 Grand Prix called off due to Covid

Formula One's Singapore Grand Prix has been called off this year due to coronavirus restrictions, local organiser Singapore GP Pte Ltd have confirmed.

Chicago to fully reopen on June 11

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the third largest US city will fully reopen on June 11, in line with the date of reopening of the state of Illinois ordered by Governor J.B. Pritzker.

Vishvas Foundation distributed Sanitizer and other necessary boosters to media persons to avoid Corona

In these difficult days of Corona epidemic, issued by Vishvas Foundation, today, Zirakpur gave masks, sanitizers and other necessary boosters to the media persons.

Lowest no. of cases in 54 days, 1.27 lakh cases reported, 2795 people died of Covid

The country witnessed registering lowest number of new cases of corona in the country in last 54 days. In the last 24 hours, 1,27,510 new cases of corona have been reported, while 2,795 people died due to this disease.

DIG Jammu visits Samba to review Covid preparedness

Atul Goel, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Jammu, and Samba and Kathua range visited district Police headquarters Samba and took stock of COVID-19 preparedness.

Priyanka Gandhi shots off letter to Naseema Begum appreciating her act of kindness

In the midst of a catastrophe brought on by the emergence of COVID-19 second wave, the human face of society is also emerging. Many individuals and social organisations are working to assist the poor who have been impacted by the Coronavirus shutdown. 

Punjab CM rolls out new initiative of youth cadre to fight Covid under Mission Fateh 2.0

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday rolled out a new initiative, involving youth, to take forward the state’s Mission Fateh 2.0 as part of the 'Corona Mukt Punjab Abhiyan' (Covid-free Punjab Campaign), with directions to form groups of seven Rural Corona Volunteers (RCVs) per village or municipal ward as a cadre to fight the pandemic.

Punjab CM extends Covid restrictions till June 10

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced extension of the restrictions in the state till June 10, but ordered the limit on the number of passengers in personal vehicles to be removed, in view of decline in the positivity and number of active Covid cases.

HP strengthens health facilities in COVID-19 wave-II

Himachal Pradesh has strengthened and increased its Covid Care Facilities (DCH and DCHC). As on 1st March, 2021, there were 11 DCHC/DCH with 440 total patient beds and 32 ICU beds, which have been increases to 56 DCHC/DCH facilities, 3860 total patient beds and 291 ICU beds.

Wave-II is less fatal, more virulent in HP

The second wave of COVID-19 is less fatal and but more virulent than the first wave in Himachal Pradesh. This was stated by a health department spokesperson on Thursday. Comparing the first and the second wave data it is being observed that the case positivity rate

1971 War decorated Army veteran, dies of covid

Col Panjab Singh, VrC (Retd) passed away at the age of 79 at Command Hospital, Chandi Mandir. Recently Col Panjab Singh, VrC (Retd) had successfully recovered from COVID but due to some medical complications post-COVID, left for heavenly abode yesterday. 

 
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