- Serum Institute to manufacture 200mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine(14:21)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A further collaboration among the Serum Institute of India (SII), the world's largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Gavi and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will accelerate the manufacture and delivery of up to 100 million doses of safe and effective Covid-19 vaccines for India and low-and middle income countries.
- Karnataka minister Madhuswamy tests corona positive(13:58)
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister J.C. Madhuswamy tested coronavirus positive and has been admitted in a private hospital for treatment, an official said on Tuesday.
- DMDK's Vijayakant stable, wife tests corona positive(13:50)
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor turned politician and DMDK founder A Vijayakant was asymptomatic to coronavirus infection and stable even as his wife V Premalatha was admitted on Tuesday in hospital a day after testing positive, MIOT International said.
- 21 US states report increase in Covid-19 cases(13:47)
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) At least 21 US states reported an increase in the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases, as health experts have warned against a surge in the virus spread in the upcoming fall and winter seasons.
- No new Covid-19 cases reported in SL(10:19)
Colombo, Sep 29 (IANS) No new coronavirus case was reported in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, with the overall tally remaining at 3,360, it was reported.
- Dip in positive cases raises doubts about Covid strategy in Agra(09:39)
By Brij Khandelwal
Agra, Sep 29 (IANS) The continuous fall in the number of Covid-19 cases in Agra from 148 two weeks ago to 69 in the past 24 hours, has raised some doubts about the strategy being followed to battle the pandemic, but the health department officials sound optimistic and pat their backs about the multi-pronged attack on the dreaded virus.
- Covid fatality rate reduces to 0.85% in Gurugram(07:55)
Gurugram, Sep 29 (IANS) Despite a steady increase in coronavirus cases over the last month, the Covid-19 fatality rate in Gurugram district has come down from 1 per cent to 0.85 per cent for the first time in two months.
- 15 MLAs test Covid positive in Odisha(20:45)
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 (IANS) At least 15 MLAs including Deputy Speaker Rajanikant Singh and three ministers have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the monsoon session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly starting on Tuesday, official sources said on Monday.
- Andhra logs fewer Covid cases amid 7,000 recoveries(20:43)
Amaravati, Sep 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered fewer Covid positive cases at 5,487, increasing the state's tally to 6.81 lakh, even as 7,210 more recoveries outnumbered infections on Monday.
- As Covid spikes, Kerala tightens safety protocols(20:26)
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) With Covid cases spiking in Kerala as the total positive cases doubled in 20 days, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the only way out is to enforce very strict protocols.