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The new coronavirus strain, first discovered in the central city of Wuhan, has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed nearly 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. More

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  • New warning on COVID-19 vaccine supplies sparks EU concern Jan 24, 2021 07:58 AM IST

    New warning on COVID-19 vaccine supplies sparks EU concern

    Overall, Europe has now recorded more than 692,000 deaths and nearly 32 million coronavirus infections.

  • 56-year-old woman dies after vaccination in Gurugram; not linked to COVID-19 vaccine, says Health Ministry Jan 23, 2021 09:40 PM IST

    56-year-old woman dies after vaccination in Gurugram; not linked to COVID-19 vaccine, says Health Ministry

    So far, 11 COVID-19 vaccine beneficiaries have required hospitalisation post-vaccination; the hospitalisation percentage against vaccination is currently 0.0007 percent in India.

  • Maharashtra sees 2,697 new COVID-19 cases, 3,694 recoveries; 56 die Jan 23, 2021 08:44 PM IST

    Maharashtra sees 2,697 new COVID-19 cases, 3,694 recoveries; 56 die

    With 56 patients succumbing to the viral disease, the overall toll in the state went up to 50,740, it said in a release.

  • Delhi records 197 fresh coronavirus cases; positivity rate dips to 0.26% Jan 23, 2021 07:38 PM IST

    Delhi records 197 fresh coronavirus cases; positivity rate dips to 0.26%

    The active cases tally on Saturday stood at 1,880, while the positivity rate dipped to 0.26 percent, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi health department.

  • WHO Chief thanks India, PM Narendra Modi for ‘continued support to global COVID-19 response’ Jan 23, 2021 07:10 PM IST

    WHO Chief thanks India, PM Narendra Modi for ‘continued support to global COVID-19 response’

    WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus took to Twitter on January 23 and said: “Thank you India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for your continued support to the global COVID-19 response.

  • Republic Day 2021 | Rafale jets to mark debut during Indian Air Force fly-past Jan 23, 2021 05:45 PM IST

    Republic Day 2021 | Rafale jets to mark debut during Indian Air Force fly-past

    The Republic Day celebrations this year will also mark the debut of the upgraded Schilka air defence system, which is a radar-based anti-aircraft weapon.

  • A year after Wuhan lockdown, China sees small rise in COVID-19 cases Jan 23, 2021 04:01 PM IST

    A year after Wuhan lockdown, China sees small rise in COVID-19 cases

    The National Health Commission said 107 new COVID-19 cases had been identified in the mainland on Saturday, up from 103 cases the day before.

  • A sneak peek into world’s biggest vaccine factory—Serum Institute of India Jan 23, 2021 03:35 PM IST

    A sneak peek into world’s biggest vaccine factory—Serum Institute of India

    The palm-fringed Pune campus, whose grounds boast horse-shaped topiaries in a playful nod to the firm's origins, is home to several buildings where vaccines are manufactured and scrutinised for quality before being deposited into sterilised vials and stored for delivery.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker News: Nearly 14 lakh beneficiaries have received coronavirus vaccine in India so far Jan 23, 2021 02:00 PM IST

    COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker News: Nearly 14 lakh beneficiaries have received coronavirus vaccine in India so far

    More than 3.47 lakh people were given COVID-19 vaccine in the last 24 hours in India, the Union Health Ministry said.

  • Long lines as Beijing expands mass COVID-19 testing amid rising cases Jan 23, 2021 01:59 PM IST

    Long lines as Beijing expands mass COVID-19 testing amid rising cases

    Compulsory testing has been a key feature of China’s push to contain a new wave of COVID-19 outbreaks, and many shops, office buildings and residential compounds now require proof of a recent negative test carried on a cellphone app to gain entry.

  • Inside the world's biggest vaccine factory, India's Serum Institute Jan 23, 2021 01:26 PM IST

    Inside the world's biggest vaccine factory, India's Serum Institute

    Serum Institute of India plans to supply 200 million doses to Covax, a World Health Organization-backed effort to procure and distribute inoculations to poor countries.

  • Joe Biden's early approach to coronavirus: Underpromise, overdeliver Jan 23, 2021 12:38 PM IST

    Joe Biden's early approach to coronavirus: Underpromise, overdeliver

    US President Joe Biden has said that “things are going to continue to get worse before they get better” and offered “the brutal truth” that it will take eight months before a majority of Americans will be vaccinated.

  • With 14,256 fresh cases, India's COVID-19 tally climbs to 1,06,39,684 Jan 23, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    With 14,256 fresh cases, India's COVID-19 tally climbs to 1,06,39,684

    There are 1,85,662 active cases of the coronavirus infection in the country currently, which accounts for only 1.78 percent of the total caseload

  • Hong Kong locks down thousands for compulsory COVID-19 testing Jan 23, 2021 10:34 AM IST

    Hong Kong locks down thousands for compulsory COVID-19 testing

    Hong Kong's government said there are 70 buildings in the "restricted area" and that it aims to finish the COVID-19 testing process within about 48 hours, so that people can start getting to work on January 24.

  • How Beijing turned China's COVID-19 tragedy to its advantage Jan 23, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    How Beijing turned China's COVID-19 tragedy to its advantage

    The Communist Party has strict narratives about its most serious mistakes, including the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution and the Tiananmen Square crackdown.

  • WHO says Pfizer deal could allow poor countries to start vaccinating in February Jan 23, 2021 08:37 AM IST

    WHO says Pfizer deal could allow poor countries to start vaccinating in February

    US President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci said on Thursday the United States intended to join the facility.

  • No COVID-19 vaccination drive on January 26-27, states to review stockpile: Report Jan 23, 2021 08:31 AM IST

    No COVID-19 vaccination drive on January 26-27, states to review stockpile: Report

    This break will be used by state authorities to check the COVID-19 vaccine stockpile and review their database.

  • Coronavirus News Highlights: 150 people infected by UK variant of COVID-19 in India so far Jan 23, 2021 07:20 AM IST

    Coronavirus News Highlights: 150 people infected by UK variant of COVID-19 in India so far

    Coronavirus News Highlights: India's COVID-19 tally stands at more than 1.06 crore. While the death toll stands at 1.53 lakh, the recovery rate has surged to 96.8 percent

  • 'Dhanyawad': Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro thanks PM Narendra Modi as India dispatches 2 million vaccine doses Jan 22, 2021 11:11 PM IST

    'Dhanyawad': Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro thanks PM Narendra Modi as India dispatches 2 million vaccine doses

    A shipment of 2 million doses of Covishield, the Indian variant of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, was dispatched from Mumbai on January 22.

  • Delhi records 266 fresh COVID cases, 7 deaths Jan 22, 2021 09:41 PM IST

    Delhi records 266 fresh COVID cases, 7 deaths

    The bulletin said the total number of containment zones in the national capital stood at 1,629.

  • COVID-19 vaccination: Over 2.2 lakh inoculated on January 22, total beneficiaries cross 12.7 lakh Jan 22, 2021 09:24 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccination: Over 2.2 lakh inoculated on January 22, total beneficiaries cross 12.7 lakh

    A total of 2,28,563 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for COVID-19 till 6 pm on the seventh day of the vaccination drive - January 22.

  • India gets its first Rs 100-crore club entry in COVID-19 pandemic; exhibitors see profits Jan 22, 2021 09:14 PM IST

    India gets its first Rs 100-crore club entry in COVID-19 pandemic; exhibitors see profits

    It is south superstar Vijay's Master that made a century in five days of its release.

  • Kerala reports 6,753 fresh COVID-19 cases, 1 more tests for UK strain Jan 22, 2021 09:07 PM IST

    Kerala reports 6,753 fresh COVID-19 cases, 1 more tests for UK strain

    As many as 6,108 people recovered from the disease with the cumulative number of those cured touching 8,03,094.

  • Over 56 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered globally; check the country-wise tally here Jan 22, 2021 08:08 PM IST

    Over 56 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered globally; check the country-wise tally here

    The US has administered the maximum number of COVID-19 vaccine doses as on January 21, while India has covered over a million beneficiaries within the first week of its vaccination drive.

  • Brazil awaits vaccine cargo from India amid supply concerns Jan 22, 2021 07:46 PM IST

    Brazil awaits vaccine cargo from India amid supply concerns

    Brazil has recorded 214,000 deaths related to COVID-19, the second-highest total in the world after the United States, and infections and deaths surging again.

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