Covid-19: Serological survey begins in Delhi to determine virus spread
Serological survey has begun in the national capital from June 27. A m...
Started serological survey to ascertain level of coronavirus spread in the city: Arvind Kejriwal
In the last one week, the number of beds has...
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, without resorting to lockdowns, studies published this week showed. Reproduction number, or the R number, is the number of people that an infected person can pass the virus on to. A figure of less than 1 is needed to slow the spread of the disease.
ICMR reiterates no community spread in India yet
The figure that was shared with the media stated that data from 65 districts has been compiled till now.
UP govt to undertake 3-day special campaign to curb COVID-19 spread
The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday announced a three-day special cleanliness campaign to curb the spread of COVID-19 infection and other communicable diseases.
Danger of COVID-19 remains and festival season is set to begin; be aware and spread awareness: PM Modi to BJP workers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated BJP workers and various state units of the party for helping people during the nation...
Karnataka minister indicates tough measures after July 7 to control COVID spread
According to reports, the government was waiting for SSLC (class 10) exams to end on July 4 to take some stringent measures to control the infections.
No major spread of Covid-19 from return of migrants, states’ data show
Over 25 lakh people returned to UP, the country’s most populous state, and by Thursday, the state reported only 12,088 positive Covid-19 cases. Of these, 3,303 of them were interstate migrants. UP tested samples of 1,01,071 migrants till Thursday and the positive cases make only 3.26%.
Screening, testing during lockdown helped rein in Covid spread: Ashok Gehlot
Total positive cases in Rajasthan stand at 10,600 but Gehlot said over 7,700 of these patients have been cured. “Nearly 95% of the 2,600 active cases are of migrants, who recently returned to the state. So, most of the earlier cases have been cured,” he said.
Delhi Cabinet meet on June 9 to check Covid 'community spread'
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) will hold a meeting on Tuesday to assess ...
COVID-19: Thiruvananthapuram district "sitting on active volcano"
Adding to the concern of rising COVID-19 cases in the capital district, two accused lodged at a quarantine centre at nearby Varkala escaped early on Sunday morning.
WHO acknowledges "evidence emerging" of airborne spread of novel coronavirus
The WHO has previously said the virus that causes the COVID-19 respiratory disease spreads primarily through small droplets expelled from th...
Vande Bharat mission: Flight carrying stranded Indians from Kuwait arrives in Indore
Special flight carrying Indian passengers from Kuwait arrived at Indore airport on July 04. Proper arrangements were done at the airport kee...
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