The road ahead turns darker for India, Asia's virus hotspot
A Bloomberg survey of economists estimates a 1.9% contraction in GDP in the current fiscal year.
'Chase the Virus' campaign to be extended across Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray
As part of the campaign, 15 close contacts of a COVID-19 patie...
Covid-19: Serological survey begins in Delhi to determine virus spread
Serological survey has begun in the national capital from June 27. A m...
COVID-19: Koyambedu market emerges as Tamil Nadu's new hotspot
Of the 527 positive cases on Monday, a "large number are linked to the Koyambedu market," a bulletin said while rough estimates provided by officials here and in districts pegged at least 450 cases to have a link to the market place.
All 11 districts of Delhi will remain in red zone till May 17: Satyendar Jain
Till Friday, the national capital had recorded 3,738 cases of coronavirus and 61 fatalities. On Friday, 223 new cases were reported.
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".
Telcos warn of full service breakdown in virus hotspots
The situation, industry sources said, is particularly challenging in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra where numerous locations have been notified as hotspots where the Covid-19 outbreak is severe.
Lockdown, week 3: New week unravels a fresh virus hotspot
Meanwhile, on lifting the lockdown, ICMR said that it would depend on the doubling rate of infections this week and also identification of new hotspots. India is not yet in the community transmission stage, it said, even as 693 new cases were reported on Sunday alone.
UP goes on the offensive, seals off all hotspots
The 15 districts include Gautambuddh Nagar (Noida), Ghaziabad, Meerut, Lucknow, Agra, Kanpur, Varanasi, Shamli, Saharanpur, Firozabad, Bulandhshahr, Bareilly, Basti, Maharajganj and Sitapur.
Seven Covid hotspots identified in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee
Mamata Banerjee also said that the death toll in the state has risen to five, while the number of active cases stands at 69. On Tuesday, eight new coronavirus cases were reported.
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.
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.
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