Coronavirus in India: Massive jump in Covid-19 cases since January; Will IIT’s prediction of fourth wave come true?

Latest Updates on Covid-19: India recorded around 50,000 Covid-19 cases in the week that went by. This has been the biggest jump in the number of daily cases since January. The overall statistics of daily infections across states don’t look good and it has compelled the state governments to move in line with strict measures … Read more

These 5 factors are behind India’s massive jump in coronavirus cases today

India’s Covid trajectory, which was witnessing a rather flat curve for almost a month now is moving towards a dangerous spike. For the second day running, India’s daily case count rose sharply. The Narendra Modi government has taken note of the uptick. Latest reports say that the health ministry is focusing on states such as … Read more

Covid-19: Focus on giving precaution shot to 4.7 crore elderly under Har Ghar Dastak 2.0

The government plans to focus on administering precaution dose of Covid vaccine to 4.7 crore 60-plus population, due for it by July 31, under its ongoing door-to-door Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 campaign, officials said on Sunday. Of the estimated 13.75 crore senior citizens in the country, 11.91 crore have been administered both the doses of … Read more

Summer re-run? At nearly 4K, India sees massive spike in daily Covid cases; Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 begins – Top Updates

After a much-necessary relief in terms of daily case count last month, India is once again seeing a massive rise in new Covid-19 infections. The health bulletin released by the Centre shows that the country registered 3,712 fresh coronavirus cases on Thursday. There has been a spurt in the active case count also. The official … Read more

India’s daily Covid case count nears 3,000; Monkeypox infections breach 200-mark: Top Health Updates

Even as the world returns to pre-Covid ways, the pandemic is not abating anytime soon. The ferocity of the Delta wave may not be there, but the rate of infection is very consistent. India for example witnessed a sharp surge in the first week of May followed by an almost flat-curve trend. However, as the … Read more

Serum Institute of India seeks permission for Phase-3 trial of Covovax as booster dose in children aged 2 to 18 years

The Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought permission from the country’s drug regulator to conduct Phase-3 trial to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of its COVID-19 vaccine Covovax as a booster dose in children aged two to 18 years, official sources said on Sunday. The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had granted permission … Read more

Covid booster needed for broad protection against Omicron variants, studies show

A COVID-19 booster dose will provide strong and broad antibody protection against Omicron sublineage variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, two new studies using serum from human blood samples suggest. Researchers from the Ohio State University in the US tested neutralising antibody levels against the BA.2 and BA.3 Omicron variants and Deltacron, a recombinant variant created … Read more

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Cases in India Live Updates: As India records a dip in active cases, North Korea’s suspected Covid-19 caseload nears 2 million

Covid-19 in India Live Updates: India recorded 2,364 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases in the country to 4,31,29,563, according to the data shared by the Health Ministry on Thursday. The active cases declined to 15,419, and the death toll climbed to 5,24,303 with 10 fresh fatalities. The active cases were … Read more

Coronavirus News Highlights: Delhi reports 799 new Covid-19 cases, 3 deaths; cumulative positivity rate stands at 4.98%

Coronavirus Omicron Live Tracker: Pandemic pushes Spanish workers out of the shadows For decades, a cash-filled envelope – or “sobre” – was how hundreds of thousands of Spaniards working without legal contracts in tourism, agriculture or construction collected their salaries. COVID-19, however, may finally be putting paid to the “sobre”, economic data and workers’ experiences … Read more

NTAGI to discuss whether to allow early administration of precaution dose to those travelling abroad

The NTAGI will discuss on Wednesday whether to allow early administration of the precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccine to those travelling abroad for education, employment, sporting events and business commitments. The advisory panel is also likely to deliberate on reducing the gap between the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine and the precaution dose from the … Read more