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Covid-19 outbreak: Active cases in West

Kolkata/IBNS: With 37 fresh cases in last 24 hours, the number of active Covid-19 positive cases in West Bengal has mounted to 572 while coronavirus fatalities in the state have reached 33 as the death audit committee confirmed 11 more deaths directly caused by the pandemic virus, official said on Thursday.

30-Apr-2020
1,718 fresh Covid cases reported in last

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said 1,718 fresh Coronavirus cases were reported in the last 24 hours as the tally in India crossed 33,000 mark.

30-Apr-2020
Glenmark to conduct clinical trials in I

New Delhi/IBNS: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, a research-led, integrated global pharmaceutical company, on Thursday announced that it has received approval from the DCGI (Drug Controller General of India), the regulator in India to conduct clinical trials on Favipiravir Antiviral tablets on COVID-19 patients.

30-Apr-2020
Pakistan: COVID-19 death toll heading 35

Islamabad: The death toll from COVID-19 outbreak in Pakistan is now nearing 350-mark as the current figure shows the country has seen 343 deaths so far.

30-Apr-2020
Supreme Court bench admits PIL on use of

New Delhi/Columbus, Ohio/IBNS: The Supreme Court has admitted a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by US-based Indian American doctor and patients' rights activist Kunal Saha on the use of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and Azithromycin (AZM) in acutely ill COVID-19 patients.

30-Apr-2020
Covid tally in India crosses 33,000 as c

New Delhi/IBNS: The total Coronavirus cases in India on Thursday crossed 33,000 as the country of 1.3 billion people is heading towards the end of the second phase of nationwide lockdown.

30-Apr-2020
TRA’s Covid Mental Wellbeing Index sho

Mumbai/IBNS: TRA Research, a consumer insights and brand analytics company, on Wednesday released a new finding from its recent white-paper, a research survey conducted across 16 cities with 902 urban citizens to delve deeper into the Mental Wellbeing of citizens across urban India. 

29-Apr-2020
10 more people from Assam including 7 CR

Guwahati/IBNS: At least 10 more people from Assam including seven CRPF jawan tested positive for COVID-19 in Delhi.

29-Apr-2020
Assam: Two COVID-19 patients discharged

Guwahati/IBNS:: Assam has so far discharged 29 COVID-19 patients from different hospitals of the state.

29-Apr-2020
Azerbaijan extends ban on country entry,

Baku/Sputnik/UNI:  Azerbaijan has extended the ban on entry to and exit from the country to May 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the national coronavirus response center said on Wednesday.

29-Apr-2020
Germany: Covid-19 cases reach 157,641

Berlin/UNI: Number of Covid-19 cases in Germany has reached 157,641 while the death toll due to disease mounted to 6,115 disclosed the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) on Wednesday.

29-Apr-2020
Nineteen fresh cases take Coronavirus ta

Jaipur/UNI: With 19 more people testing positive in the past 24 hours, the tally of confirmed coronavirus infections rose to 2,383 in Rajasthan on Wednesday morning.

29-Apr-2020
Three more Covid-19 cases surface in Hos

Hoshiarpur/UNI: Three more positive cases of Covid-19 disease were detected in the district on Wednesday.

29-Apr-2020
UN leads bid to help 135 countries get v

New York/IBNS: A major UN-led initiative is under way to secure supplies of key medical equipment for 135 low to medium-income countries facing down the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

29-Apr-2020
IIT-G collaborates with Hester Bioscienc

Guwahati/IBNS: Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) is collaborating with Hester Biosciences Limited – a pharmaceutical company based in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, to work on the vaccine development against COVID-19.

29-Apr-2020
As pandemic encroaches on Abyei, tension

New York/IBNS: Sudan’s efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, are delaying the deployment of fresh United Nations police units in Abyei and the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN’s peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Tuesday

29-Apr-2020
COVID-19 could lead to millions of unint

New York/IBNS: Ongoing lockdowns and major disruptions to health services during the COVID-19 pandemic could result in seven million unintended pregnancies in the coming months, according to data released on Tuesday by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners.

29-Apr-2020
US COVID-19 cases top 1 mln -- Johns Hop

New York/Xinhua/UNI: The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 1 million Tuesday afternoon, reaching 1,002,498 as of 1:55 p.m. (1755 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

29-Apr-2020
Coronavirus: Mainland China reports 22 n

Beijing/UNI: Mainland China has registered, over the past 24 hours, 22 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, , of which 21 were imported.

29-Apr-2020
World risks up to 1 billion cases and 3.

New York/IBNS: Alarming new analysis by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) reveals that without swift action in coming weeks to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, the world could see up to 1 billion infections and 3.2 million deaths due to COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic in 34 crisis-affected countries served by the IRC, including warzones like Afghanistan, Syria, and Yemen.

29-Apr-2020
COVID-19 death toll crosses 1000-mark in

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government on Wednesday said the death toll due to COVID-19 in India crossed 1000-mark.

29-Apr-2020
Iran reports 1,112 new COVID-19 cases, 7

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education on Tuesday reported 1,112 new cases from COVID-19, bringing the total number to 92,584, the state TV reported.

28-Apr-2020
Spain sees further falls in new COVID-19

Madrid/Xinhua/UNI: Spain's Health Ministry on Tuesday said there have been further falls in the number of new COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths in the country.

28-Apr-2020
COVID-19 cases near 30,000-mark in India

New Delhi/IBNS: The number of COVID-19 cases in the country is now standing at 29,974, as per the Ministry of Health released data on Tuesday.

28-Apr-2020
Plasma therapy in experimental stage, no

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government on Tuesday said using plasma therapy for COVID-19 treatment is currently in an experimental stage and there is 'no evidence to support that it can be used in treatment'.

28-Apr-2020
Assam reports two fresh COVID-19 positiv

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam on Tuesday reported two fresh COVID-19 positive cases and the state tally increased to 37.

28-Apr-2020
Centre allows mild or pre-symptomatic Co

New Delhi/IBNS: The central government on Tuesday issued a new guideline to allow mild or pre-symptomatic Covid-19 patients to remain isolated at their homes, a system which is now widely followed by the developed nations.

28-Apr-2020
COVID-19 putting routine childhood immun

New York/IBNS: As the new coronavirus continues its relentless march across the planet, with nearly 2.9 million cases reported as of Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) remains concerned about the pandemic’s impact on other health services, especially for children.

28-Apr-2020
Healthcare facilitator Practo finds sign

Kolkata/IBNS: Practo, a healthcare facilitator, recently said that there has been a 250 per cent rise in number of Indians consulting online for gynaecology amidst Covid-19 outbreak.

28-Apr-2020
Bihar: One new case in Nalanda, tally re

Patna/UNI:  A female tested positive for corona in Nalanda on Monday night taking the tally to 346 in Bihar so far.

28-Apr-2020
Italy registers 199,414 coronavirus infe

Rome/Xinhua/UNI: The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 26,977 lives in locked-down Italy, bringing the total number of infections, fatalities and recoveries so far to 199,414.
The past 24 hours saw a total of 333 new fatalities, compared to 260 a day earlier, Civil Protection Department chief Angelo Borrelli, who serves as extraordinary commissioner for the coronavirus emergency, told a televised press conference on late Monday afternoon.

28-Apr-2020
Singapore reports 799 new coronavirus ca

Singapore/Xinhua/UNI:  Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 799 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 14,423.

28-Apr-2020
Chinese mainland reports 6 new confirmed

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Chinese health authority said Tuesday that it received reports of six new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Monday, of which three were imported.

28-Apr-2020
US state of Texas "stay-at-home" order t

Houston/Xinhua/UNI: Governor of the US state of Texas Greg Abbott said that the state's "stay-at-home" order will be allowed to expire on April 30, meaning more business opening-ups starting May 1.

28-Apr-2020
New Zealand reports two new COVID-19 cas

Wellington/Xinhua/UNI:  New Zealand reported two new confirmed COVID-19 cases and one probable case over the past 24 hours, with the total number of infections being 1,472 in the country, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.

28-Apr-2020
Chinese scientists develop skin-like sys

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI:  Chinese scientists have developed a skin-like integrated optoelectronic system that can be used as a wearable device for blood pressure monitoring.

28-Apr-2020
Mainland China registers 6 new COVID-19

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: Mainland China has registered, over the past 24 hours, six new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, 81 patients have recovered, no deaths have been recorded, the state health committee said in a statement.

28-Apr-2020
India's Covid-19 death toll touches 934

New Delhi/UNI: The death toll due to novel coronavirus is inching towards the 1000-mark as 48 people have lost their lives in just past 12 hours, taking the total number of fatalities to 934.

28-Apr-2020
Unfair' to label COVID-19 test kits as f

New Delhi/UNI: Stating that China not only sincerely supports India in its fight against Covid-19 but is also taking concrete actions to help it, Chinese Embassy in India on Tuesday expressed concern after the Chinese products were labelled as “faulty”.

28-Apr-2020
China's Hubei reports no increase in COV

Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in central China's Hubei Province Monday, the provincial health commission said on Tuesday.

28-Apr-2020
Centre cancels Chinese COVID-19 test kit

New Delhi.IBNS: The Centre on Monday informed that not a single money has been spent on the faulty COVID-19 test kits after cancelling the order for the same, which were provided to India by Chinese firms.

27-Apr-2020
Community spread of Covid-19 feared in K

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: Even as Kerala boasts of flattening the COVID-19 curve and relaxed lockdown in most of its parts while other states are treading the path to normalcy with caution, concerns are being raised of community spread of the deadly contagion with people being infected from unknown sources in the state, said media reports.

27-Apr-2020
Netherlands sees lowest daily COVID-19 d

The Hague/Xinhua/UNI: The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus in The Netherlands rose by 66 since Saturday, the lowest in over a month, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) announced on Sunday.

27-Apr-2020
Italy records lowest number of daily COV

Rome/Sputnik/UNI: Italy has recorded 260 coronavirus-related deaths over the past 24 hours, which is the lowest number of daily deaths registered since March 14, Italy’s Civil Protection Department said in a statement on Sunday, adding that the death toll now stood at 26,644.

27-Apr-2020
Global COVID-19 tally surpasses 2.8Mln c

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The global number of those infected with the coronavirus has increased by almost 85,000 in the past 24 hours, climbing to 2,804,796 COVID-19 cases, the World Health Organization showed on Sunday.

27-Apr-2020
Sudan's COVID-19 cases rise to 237

Khartoum/Xinhua/UNI: Sudan has announced 24 new infections with COVID-19, bringing the total number of the confirmed cases in the country to 237.

27-Apr-2020
Oman reports 93 new COVID-19 cases, 1,99

Muscat/Xinhua/UNI: The Omani Ministry of Health has announced 93 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 1,998.

27-Apr-2020
New York state to reopen with phased str

New York/Xinhua/UNI: The US state of New York will restart its economy after the peak of the coronavirus outbreak in a multi-phase manner, said Governor Andrew Cuomo.

27-Apr-2020
Over 3Mln COVID-19 tests conducted in Ru

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Over 3 million tests to detect COVID-19 have been conducted in Russia, and 183,000 people across the country remain under medical monitoring due to suspicions of being infected, the national public health watchdog, Rospotrebnadzor, said on Monday.

27-Apr-2020
Maharashtra: One more tested positive in

Nanded/UNI: One more person has been tested positive for COVID-19 at Abchal Nagar area of the city, on Sunday.

27-Apr-2020
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