Oct 17, 2021 05:28 PM IST
Paul also cautioned that even though infections are coming down and the second wave is subsiding, it will not be fair now to say that the worst is over.
- Oct 16, 2021 09:08 PM IST
Maharashtra's case recovery rate now stands at 97.38 per cent and the fatality rate is 2.12 per cent
- Sep 23, 2021 10:00 PM IST
The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night.
- Sep 16, 2021 08:56 PM IST
According to the study published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research, the most common complication were a pre-term delivery and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.
- Sep 15, 2021 07:31 PM IST
The government is likely to allow only vaccinated people to apply for tourist visas.
- Sep 14, 2021 07:19 PM IST
Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR) Director-General Dr Balram Bhargava also clarified that at the moment a booster shot is not a theme for discussion.
- Sep 09, 2021 10:38 PM IST
Noting that repeated school closures have led to alarming inequities in learning opportunities for children in South Asia, the report pointed out that 76 per cent of parents of students aged 5-13 years reported drop in learning levels during remote learning.
- Sep 08, 2021 09:20 PM IST
A government order dated June 29 had allowed for physical darshan with social distancing but a new order released on September 8 only allows for darshan via online or electronic medium.
- Sep 03, 2021 05:30 PM IST
The court ordered the exams be paused for a week, saying: "Children of tender age can't be exposed to the risk (of contracting the virus)".
- Aug 30, 2021 06:33 PM IST
If the third wave peaks, the country may see only 1 lakh daily cases as against more than 4 lakh when the deadly second wave was at its peak in May.
- Aug 29, 2021 07:31 PM IST
The test positivity rate rose closer to 20 per cent and with 75 deaths, the number of fatalities increased to 20,541, a state government release said.
- Aug 24, 2021 06:43 PM IST
Schools, colleges and hostels are reopening in Tripura with mandated SOPs that need to be followed.
- Aug 09, 2021 07:40 PM IST
Students of Classes 10 to 12 can now visit schools for work related to admission and practical activities for board exams. A detailed SOP for the same has been released by the government.
- Aug 08, 2021 09:04 PM IST
Cumulatively, 50,68,10,492 Covid vaccine doses have been administered in the country through 58,51,292 sessions, according to a provisional report till 7 am on Sunday, with 55,91,657 doses being given in a day.
- Jul 29, 2021 05:52 PM IST
The subject expert committee will also take up the application for the clinical trials for Phase II and III of Biological E’s COVID-19 vaccine for the pediatric population.
- Jul 27, 2021 07:16 PM IST
According to sources, this data will be collated and presented in the parliament before the monsoon session ends on August 13.
- Jul 27, 2021 05:39 PM IST
There are also eight districts, which were witnessing a decline in positivity rate, but are now seeing a rise in Covid cases, it said, adding that "we cannot take the situation for granted"
- Jul 24, 2021 06:48 PM IST
"The vaccines for children should come out now because trials in India are already there in the vaccines which are available in India, the Bharat Biotech trial is in the final phase by September we will have the data," Dr Randeep Guleria said.
- Jul 20, 2021 05:23 PM IST
"Children can handle viral infection much better as they have lower number of ace receptors. So once the decision is taken and all the staff vaccinated, it would be wise to open primary schools first," ICMR said.
- Jul 18, 2021 08:43 PM IST
The last time Delhi reported zero deaths was on February 9 2021. At that time 100 new COVID-19 cases and 144 recoveries were also registered.
- Jul 18, 2021 07:49 PM IST
In an order dated July 18, DDMA said that the Yatra which is scheduled to begin from July 25 must not be allowed in the national capital in order to curb the spread of coronavirus.
- Jul 18, 2021 04:34 PM IST
Kerala, which is continuing to report a high number of cases, will see lesser restrictions on July 18, 19 and 20 due to Bakrid, which will be celebrated either on July 20 or 21.
- Jul 17, 2021 05:22 PM IST
Addressing the severity of the third wave, Professor Panda says that if the virus doesn't further mutate, then the situation will be similar to the first wave. But if it does mutate, then things could be worse.
- Jul 13, 2021 04:14 PM IST
This comes after PM Modi on July 13 took stock of the COVID-19 situation with chief ministers of the north-eastern states and praised them for building infrastructure to combat the pandemic.
- Jun 25, 2021 10:22 PM IST
The government extended by one more week other restrictions as part of the lockdown norms till 6 AM on July 5 and they include the closure of bars and cinemas.