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  • Coronavirus pandemic | China COVID-19 cases stabilise as Italy sees drop in deaths Jun 28, 2020 12:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | China COVID-19 cases stabilise as Italy sees drop in deaths

    No positive cases were found in Beijing's beauty and barber shops in a further sign that the city's recent outbreak has been largely brought under control.

  • India adds nearly 20,000 COVID-19 cases, highest single-day spike Jun 28, 2020 11:11 AM IST

    India adds nearly 20,000 COVID-19 cases, highest single-day spike

    This is the fifth consecutive day that coronavirus infections have increased by more than 15,000.

  • Number of COVID-19 containment zones now 417 in Delhi; nearly 2.45 lakh people screened so far Jun 28, 2020 11:08 AM IST

    Number of COVID-19 containment zones now 417 in Delhi; nearly 2.45 lakh people screened so far

    Before the re-mapping exercise, the number of containment zones was 280 in the city, an official said.

  • Coronavirus state-wise tally June 28: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Delhi cross 80,000 Jun 28, 2020 09:52 AM IST

    Coronavirus state-wise tally June 28: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Delhi cross 80,000

    With 1,59,133 COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Delhi (80,188) and Tamil Nadu (78,335).

  • COVID-19 death toll started rising in Delhi in June first week due to shortage of beds: CM Kejriwal Jun 28, 2020 08:21 AM IST

    COVID-19 death toll started rising in Delhi in June first week due to shortage of beds: CM Kejriwal

    Listing his government's measures to combat COVID-19, the CM said it is a "difficult" war being waged by Delhi against the virus, it will win the war but it will take time.

  • India's COVID-19 fight people-driven: PM Narendra Modi Jun 28, 2020 08:16 AM IST

    India's COVID-19 fight people-driven: PM Narendra Modi

    Sharing statistics of various countries, Modi said India had performed much better in the fight against the coronavirus disease

  • Coronavirus India News highlights: Maharashtra reports 5,493 fresh COVID-19 cases, 156 deaths Jun 28, 2020 06:57 AM IST

    Coronavirus India News highlights: Maharashtra reports 5,493 fresh COVID-19 cases, 156 deaths

    Coronavirus News highlights: Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 5.28 lakh. India's recovery rate is now around 58.5 percent

  • Coronavirus pandemic | With 5,318 new cases, Maharashtra breaks records of one-day spike Jun 27, 2020 09:10 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | With 5,318 new cases, Maharashtra breaks records of one-day spike

    The state's total case count now stands at 1,59,133.

  • COVID-19 recoveries exceed active cases by 98,493: Health Ministry Data Jun 27, 2020 09:05 PM IST

    COVID-19 recoveries exceed active cases by 98,493: Health Ministry Data

    The number of active cases stood at 1,97,387 while 2,95,880 patients have recovered, the ministry said, adding, "With this encouraging status, the recovery rate is touching 58.13 percent amongst COVID-19 patients."

  • Coronavirus wrap June 27: India registers over 5 lakh cases; health ministry adds dexamethasone in treatment protocol Jun 27, 2020 08:59 PM IST

    Coronavirus wrap June 27: India registers over 5 lakh cases; health ministry adds dexamethasone in treatment protocol

    The COVID-19 caseload zoomed to 5,08,953 with the addition of 18,552 cases in the last 24 hours, while 384 fatalities were also recorded during the same period.

  • From 1 lakh to 5 lakh COVID-19 cases in just 39 days: Here's what experts say is happening in India Jun 27, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    From 1 lakh to 5 lakh COVID-19 cases in just 39 days: Here's what experts say is happening in India

    According to Johns Hopkins University, which has been compiling COVID-19 data from all over the world, India is at the eighth position in terms of the death toll.

  • Coronavirus treatment | Dexamethasone now part of govt's revised COVID-19 clinical management protocol Jun 27, 2020 03:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus treatment | Dexamethasone now part of govt's revised COVID-19 clinical management protocol

    Dexamethasone can now be used as an alternative to methylprednisolone, in the case of moderate and severe COVID-19 patients in need of oxygen support and who experience excessive inflammatory response.

  • Coronavirus state-wise tally June 27: Maharashtra cases at 152,765, India sees record 24-hour spike of 18,000 cases Jun 27, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus state-wise tally June 27: Maharashtra cases at 152,765, India sees record 24-hour spike of 18,000 cases

    Maharashtra continues to be the worst-affected state as its tally reaching 152,765; followed by Delhi (77,240), Tamil Nadu (74,622) and Gujarat (30,095)

  • 'Immune cells involved in protection against COVID-19 identified' Jun 27, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    'Immune cells involved in protection against COVID-19 identified'

    The study, published in the journal Science Immunology, assessed T cells from 10 COVID-19 patients under intensive care treatment.

  • Job loss, financial distress, social stigma haunt COVID-19 patients in Assam Jun 27, 2020 01:55 PM IST

    Job loss, financial distress, social stigma haunt COVID-19 patients in Assam

    The issues came to light during a telepsychology volunteering programme -- 'Monon', which means mental well-being -- conducted by a team of doctors and counsellors of the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), the medical establishment's Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology Dr Mythili Hazarika told PTI.

  • Delhi waging difficult war against COVID-19, will emerge victorious with time: Arvind Kejriwal Jun 27, 2020 12:55 PM IST

    Delhi waging difficult war against COVID-19, will emerge victorious with time: Arvind Kejriwal

    The Delhi government is combating the pandemic by increasing beds for COVID-19 patients, raising the number of tests, providing oxymetres and oxygen concentrators to patients in home isolation, providing plasma therapy, and through survey and screening, he said in a briefing.

  • Coronavirus News Highlights | India registers record spike of 18,552 fresh COVID-19 cases Jun 27, 2020 08:26 AM IST

    Coronavirus News Highlights | India registers record spike of 18,552 fresh COVID-19 cases

    Coronavirus News Live Updates: In India, over 4.9 lakh cases have been reported and the death toll is 15,301

  • Maharashtra: 5,024 new coronavirus cases, highest 1-day spike Jun 26, 2020 08:55 PM IST

    Maharashtra: 5,024 new coronavirus cases, highest 1-day spike

    On the other hand, 2,362 patients were discharged from hospitals, taking the number of recovered patients to 79,815, a state health department statement said.

  • BMC sets deadline for hospitals to inform about earlier deaths Jun 26, 2020 08:32 PM IST

    BMC sets deadline for hospitals to inform about earlier deaths

    The commissioner held a meeting with hospital deans, medical experts and senior health department officials through video conference, said a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) release.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | WHO-led coalition says it needs $31.3 billion in next 12 months Jun 26, 2020 07:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | WHO-led coalition says it needs $31.3 billion in next 12 months

    The WHO is working with a large coalition of drug-development, funding and distribution organisations under what it calls the ACT-Accelerator Hub.

  • WHO chief scientist says Astrazeneca, Moderna most advanced in COVID-19 vaccine race Jun 26, 2020 07:35 PM IST

    WHO chief scientist says Astrazeneca, Moderna most advanced in COVID-19 vaccine race

    Soumya Swaminathan said that Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine candidate was ‘not far behind’ Astrazeneca's, among more than 200 candidates, 15 of which have entered clinical trials

  • Haryana govt caps COVID-19 treatment cost in private hospitals Jun 26, 2020 06:06 PM IST

    Haryana govt caps COVID-19 treatment cost in private hospitals

    The government directed the hospitals to not charge any amount in excess of those prescribed for the treatment of COVID-19 patients and said not adhering to its orders could invite penalty under IPC Section 188 (disobedience to order issued by a public servant).

  • Notice sent to Jaipur hospital for conducting trials of Patanjali drug on COVID-19 patients Jun 26, 2020 05:10 PM IST

    Notice sent to Jaipur hospital for conducting trials of Patanjali drug on COVID-19 patients

    "We served notice to the hospital on Wednesday evening seeking explanation in three days. The hospital did not inform the state government nor sought permission," Chief Medical and Health Officer, Jaipur, Dr Narottam Sharma said.

  • As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments, lessons learned Jun 26, 2020 05:10 PM IST

    As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments, lessons learned

    Doctors say they've learned enough about the highly contagious virus to solve some key problems for many patients. The changes could be translating into more saved lives, although there is little conclusive data.

  • Scientists just beginning to understand the many health problems caused by COVID-19 Jun 26, 2020 04:02 PM IST

    Scientists just beginning to understand the many health problems caused by COVID-19

    Besides the respiratory issues that leave patients gasping for breath, the virus that causes COVID-19 attacks many organ systems, in some cases causing catastrophic damage.

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