Twitter user Parag Jain posted a thread on August 15, in which he describes his interaction with the Bengaluru Rapido rider. Vignesh Nagabusanam, the rider's name, lost his job due to the coronavirus outbreak. He then made the decision to follow his lifelong ambition to become a film director. But because he had spent all of his money… read-more
India reported a huge increase in daily Covid-19 cases, with 12,213 infections and 11 fatalities reported, bringing the overall death toll to 5,24,803 on June 16. There are currently 58,215 active cases. On June 16, India also reported 7,624 recoveries, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 4,26,74,712. According to the Health Ministry, daily positivity rate was 2.35 percent and weekly positivity rate was 2.38 percent.
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India records a slight surge in COVID-19 cases with 6,561 new cases and 142 deaths within the last 24 hours by 8 AM on March 3, confirmed the Union Health Ministry. As per MoHFW data, India has 0.18 % active rate, 98.62% recovery rate, the ministry said. The number of vaccines administered in India reached 178 crores, said the Union Health ministry.
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In a notice on January 4, the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) cancelled winter vacation of doctors. The decision was taken amid the rising number of COVID-19 and its variant Omicron cases in India. "It is to inform that the Competent Authority has decided to cancel the remaining part of the winter vacation from 5th to 10th January due to ongoing COVID-19 and Omicron pandemic," read the notice.
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Amidst the spread of the new variant of Covid-19, Omicron, reopening of schools in Pune has been postponed till December 15. Furthermore, the Pune Municipal Corporation stated that the final decision on the matter will be taken after reviewing the situation. Besides, the omicron variant was first reported in Botswana on November 11, and later in South Africa on November 14.
Malaysia reported 6,517 new Coronavirus cases with 41 deaths in the last 24 hours. According to reports, sixteen COVID-19 cases are imported with 6,501 being locally transmitted said the ministry of Malaysia, with the total number of cases recorded to be 2,535,338 in the country. Active cases are reported to be 64,277, among which 543 have been admitted to the ICU, and 268 are in need of ventilators.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported 10,853 active COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours on November 7. Reportedly, the recovery rate stands at 98.24 percent with the total recoveries reaching 3.37,49,900, as per reports. Besides, the country's active caseload stands at 1,44,845 with a positive rate of 1.18 percent. Moreover, 108.21 crore… read-more
India reported 14,306 new cases, 443 deaths and 18,762 recoveries in the last 24 hours, with an active caseload of 1,67,694. Reports suggest that the recovery rate is higher than the beginning of the pandemic and is currently at 98.18 percent. Moreover, the daily positivity rate stands at 1.43 percent, which has become lower, says one of the reports issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Department.
The New Zealand's Health Ministry on October 23 said the country recorded 106 fresh coronavirus cases. Out of 106 cases, 104 were reported to be community cases from North and South Island, while the remaining two were imported cases. However, Blenheim reported its first positive case on October 23 this year. Notably, 5,194 covid-19 cases have been reported in New Zealand since the beginning of the pandemic.
U.K's scientific advisers have warned the government to act as early as possible to contain the rising spread of the Coronavirus infections, failing to do so would invite harsher measures this winter. On October 21, Covid-19 cases in the UK exceeded 52,000, the highest since July. Moreover, several experts who have advised ministers during pandemic raised concerns about the government's future approach to introduce plan 'B' as soon as… read-more
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