MP sees 47 COVID-19 cases, no death; active tally 462 after 66 recoveries

The COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh reached 10,44,007 on Sunday after the detection of 47 cases, while the death toll remained unchanged at 10,740, an official said. The positivity rate, or cases detected per 100 tests, dipped to 0.7 per cent from 0.9 per cent the previous day, he added.The recovery count increased by 66 … Read more

Covid: Positivity rate in Delhi saw nearly three-fold surge between April 11-18

After a steady decline in Covid cases, Delhi has been witnessing a spurt in new infections with the positivity rate registering a nearly three-fold rise between April 11-18, according to city health department data. On April 11, the positivity rate stood at 2.70 percent which jumped to 3.95 percent on April 15 followed by 5.33 … Read more

How Corona Road residents coped during lockdown

On Corona Road in Lewisham, south-east London, there’s a story of the pandemic behind every door. The residents represent a cross-section of society who dealt with coronavirus in different ways, but they all tell of a community which came together during tough times. Two years since our lives were changed by the announcement that the … Read more

Over 178.80 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India so far: Govt

On Saturday, more than 23 lakh (23,23,288) vaccine doses have been administered till 7 pm. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of final reports for the day by late night, it said. The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 178.80 crore on Saturday, the Union Health Ministry … Read more

Delhi records 920 Covid cases, 13 deaths; positivity rate down to 1.68 per cent

Delhi had on Friday and Thursday reported 977 and 1,104 cases with a positivity rate of 1.73 per cent and 2.09 per cent respectively, and 12 deaths each on both days. Delhi on Saturday reported 920 fresh COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths, while the positivity rate dropped to 1.68 per cent, according to data shared … Read more

Union Budget disappointing, nothing in it for common people: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday dubbed the Union Budget 2022-23 as “disappointing” and said it has nothing for the common people. In a tweet in Hindi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor noted that people had “high expectations” from the Union Budget during the corona period but there is nothing in it … Read more

Second wave is not over yet! Virus behaviour can’t be taken for granted: Dr VK Paul

We are tired but the virus is not: Dr VK Paul (Photo: IE) A total number of 22 districts across seven states in the country are witnessing daily rise in new COVID cases, reported the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday calling it a “cause of concern”. The seven of these districts are in Kerala and … Read more

UP CM seeks cooperation of village heads to achieve PM’s goal of corona-free villages

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has written to the newly-elected village heads seeking their cooperation in achieving Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s goal of “Mera Gaon, Corona-Mukt Gaon” and also their active participation in the initiatives taken by the state government. In a letter signed by the chief minister and sent on June 20, an … Read more

‘Delhi Corona App’ updated to serve in current crisis – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The Delhi government has updated its Corona app, which was launched in early 2020, to help track availability of hospital beds and ventilators for Covid-19 patients, and schedule vaccine doses, among others. Developed by the state Information Technology Department and IIT-Delhi to contain a self-assessment tool, guidelines and all important helplines to ensure … Read more