'Chase the Virus' campaign to be extended across Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray
As part of the campaign, 15 close contacts of a COVID-19 patient will compulsorily be kept in institutional quarantine, while community leaders will tell people about comorbidities, meals and other facilities available at institutional quarantine facilities etc, clinic timings etc.
Covid-19: Serological survey begins in Delhi to determine virus spread
Serological survey has begun in the national capital from June 27. A m...
Wearing masks can halt spread of virus: Study
Even 75% mask adherence in a population can lower Covid-19’s reproduction number to less than 1...
BJP, TRS in blame game as Telangana virus cases rise
BJP, which has maintained a political understanding with the Telangana Rashtra Samiti, on Monday held rallies against the state government and blamed it for the poor infrastructure and Covid-19 tests.
Who will recover faster from the virus? Europe or the US?
The contrast between Europe and the United States has been particularly stark. Much of Europe resorted to strict lockdowns that mostly beat back the virus but capsized economies. In the United States, President Donald Trump has prioritized getting the economy moving even as infections multiply.
Powell stresses extraordinary urgency to keep virus in check
The Fed released the text of his remarks on Monday afternoon.
Chinese researchers warn of new virus in pigs with human pandemic risk
Researchers looked at influenza viruses found in pigs from 2011 to 2018 and found a "G4" strain of H1N1 that has "all the essential hallmarks of a pandemic".
UK PM pledges 'infrastructure revolution' for virus crisis
Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged on Tuesday to deliver an "infrastructure revolution" to help Britain build its way out of the economic devastation of the coronavirus outbreak.
200 Docs, 375 cops contract virus in Ahmedabad
Frontline health workers and policemen are taking a big hit in Ahmedabad amid a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases. Around 200 doctors have tested positive in the city and 4 have died, the same number as cops who lost their lives among 375 who tested positive.
Rahul targets govt, PM for having no plan to defeat virus, as Covid cases surge past 5-lakh mark
Rahul Gandhi also tagged a report that claimed the government had "retreated" as no meeting of the ICMR panel or the Group of Ministers had taken place and neither had the Health Ministry held its briefings on the pandemic.
Active Covid cases at 26,000, situation under control: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
The Covid-19 situation in the national capital seems to be improving in last few days, however, there is no room for complacency, Delhi chie...
Bengaluru slips in Covid standing as cases surge eight-fold in June
When cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai were struggling with the surging number of Covid-19 cases, Bengaluru — with a population 12 million — took pride in the fact that its city administration and experts advising the state in handling the spread had successfully contained the infection.
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