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Maha sees new daily Covid high, tally crosses half mn mark

Maha sees new daily Covid high, tally crosses half mn mark

Mumbai: With a new high of 12,822 cases, Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally on Saturday shot past the half-million mark, while the state saw 275 more deaths, health officials said.Saturday's tally surpasses the previous peak of 11,514 cases on Thursday.The total number of cases now stands at 503,084, and ...

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'Thank you all,' says Abhishek Bachchan as he tests negative for COVID-19

'Thank you all,' says Abhishek Bachchan as he tests negative for COVID-19

New Delhi [India]: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who was under treatment for coronavirus at Mumbai's Nanavati hospital, tested negative for COVID-19 on Saturday. The news comes days after his father and legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan got discharged from the hospital, and returned home af...

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'Those involved in Kozhikode Airport rescue operations to be tested for COVID-19'

'Those involved in Kozhikode Airport rescue operations to be tested for COVID-19'

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India]: The Kerala government will conduct COVID-19 tests of all the people involved in rescue operations at Kozhikode Airport as part of the precautionary measures, said KK Shailaja, Kerala Health Minister adding that they should go into self-quarantine."All those who w...

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COVID-19 India: 61,537 cases in past 24 hours

COVID-19 India: 61,537 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: While a total of 61,537 people tested positive for Covid-19, another 933 lost their lives to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours in the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.India remains the third worst-hit country with a total of 20,88,611 cases so far.Th...

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COVID-19: Punjab govt orders night curfew in Ludhiana, Patiala and Jalandhar from today

COVID-19: Punjab govt orders night curfew in Ludhiana, Patiala and Jalandhar from today

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India]: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am in the worst affected cities of Ludhiana, Jalandhar, and Patiala from Saturday to contain COVID-19 spread."Concerned over the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state, Punjab Chi...

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'Global COVID-19 cases top 19.2 million'

'Global COVID-19 cases top 19.2 million'

Washington: The overall number of global coronavirus cases have topped 19.2 million, while the deaths have increased to over 719,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.As of Saturday morning, the total number of cases stood at 19,295,350 and the fatalities rose to 719,805, the University's Cente...

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Section 144 imposed in Noida ahead of CM Yogi Adityanath's visit to inaugurate COVID hospital

Section 144 imposed in Noida ahead of CM Yogi Adityanath's visit to inaugurate COVID hospital

Gautam Buddh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh): Section 144 has been imposed in Noida ahead of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to inaugurate a COVID-19 government hospital on Saturday, the police said."Section 144 has been imposed in Noida, ahead of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit on Saturday. Peo...

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Israeli Covid experts leave India after collecting samples

Israeli Covid experts leave India after collecting samples

New Delhi: The research team of top Israeli defence scientists and health experts on Friday returned home after collecting thousands of samples from Covid-19 patients in India.The research team from the Directorate for Defense Research and Development, Ministry of Defense, accompanied by scientists ...

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Skipper Manpreet & 3 others test COVID-19 positive

Skipper Manpreet & 3 others test COVID-19 positive

Bengaluru: India's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh and Varun Kumar have tested COVID-19 positive after reporting to the national hockey camp in Sports Authority of India's National Centre of Excellence (NCOE) in Bengaluru along with the team.This was revealed since...

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Kamath to head RBI panel; Diwakar, Manoharan, IBA CEO on board

Kamath to head RBI panel; Diwakar, Manoharan, IBA CEO on board

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday announced the constitution of an expert committee led by KV Kamath to make recommendations on a special window for Covid-related stressed assets under the bank's 'Prudential Framework on Resolution of Stressed Assets'.The panel led by former New Deve...

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