New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said there are been large public gatherings -- political, religious, ceremonial -- where the social distancing has been given a go-bye and there is no appropriate mechanism to check such social gatherings.
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) In Madhya Pradesh, even as the third phase of Corona vaccine trial is underway, state Home Minister Dr. Narottam Mishra has expressed his willingness to become a volunteer for the vaccine trial when it comes to finding a solution for the shortage of volunteers.
Seoul, Dec 3 (IANS) Six more US soldiers and two other American civilians in South Korea have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, it was confirmed on Thursday.
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS) Russia's overall Covid-19 caseload has increased to 2,375,546 after 28,145 people were reported to be infected in the last 24 hours, a new record in single-day cases since the onset of the pandemic, health authorities said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said sending people, who do not wear masks, for community service at Covid centres may cause health issues, as it stayed the directions in the Gujarat High Court order. However, the top court noted that the Gujarat government should enforce mask and social distancing norms.
Shimla, Dec 3 (IANS) As many as 31 police personnel have tested positive for coronavirus in Himachal in the past 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that differences in the immune systems and better blood vessel health were among the factors protecting children from severe Covid-19.
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised its guidelines regarding the Covid-19 quarantine period, from 14 days to seven to 10 days, depending on one's test results and symptoms.
San Francisco, Dec 3 (IANS) California reported a record single-day increase of more than 20,000 new coronavirus cases, significantly surpassing the previous high of 18,350 set last week, health authorities said.
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The US reported 2,713 new coronavirus fatalities in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since April, which increased the country's overall death toll to 273,316, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
Lyon (France), Dec 3 (IANS) Interpol has issued a global alert to the law enforcement agencies across its 194-member countries warning them to prepare for organized crime networks targeting Covid-19 vaccines, both physically and online.
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Telangana has scaled an unprecedented peak with active coronavirus cases dropping below 10,000 as the state's recovery rate continues to improve.
Buenos Aires, Dec 3 (IANS) At least 60,145 healthcare workers in Argentina have contracted the novel coronavirus, and 362 of them died as a result, according to a senior Health Ministry official.
Varanasi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Banaras Hindu Universitys faculty of visual arts is holding a virtual exhibition "The Hinterland Conundrum" to showcase the artwork of 12 recently graduated students from all the departments of the varsity.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) With 35,551 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, India's overall tally increased to 95,34,964 on Thursday, as 526 more fatalities took the Covid-19 death toll to 1,38,648, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The US is facing the toughest time amid the raging coronavirus pandemic, as a continued increase in hospitalizations was leading to an exhaustion of healthcare services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned.
Geneva, Dec 3 (IANS) The Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) said they support the coordinating role of the World Health Organization (WHO) in combating infectious diseases, including the raging Covid-19.
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 64.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.49 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
Houston, Dec 3 (IANS) US state of Texas will receive over 1.4 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor Greg Abbott has announced.
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday instructed the government to begin large-scale vaccinations against the coronavirus next week.
Rome, Dec 3 (IANS) Italy's national Covid-19 vaccination campaign will see the first tranche of 202 million doses to be distributed to some 40 million people in the first quarter of 2021, Health Minister Roberto Speranza stated on Wednesday.
New York, Dec 3 (IANS) The chief advisor of the US Covid-19 vaccine development programme is confident that at least 100 million people would have got coronavirus shots by the end of February 2021 and this operation would have covered the entire "at risk" population comprising the elderly, frontline workers and those with comorbidities.
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Another 16,170 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,659,256, according to official figures released on Wednesday.
Bengaluru, Dec 3 (IANS) New cases at 1,440 continued to remain higher than 983 recoveries on a single day in Karnataka, taking its Covid-19 tally to 8,87,667, including 24,150 active cases, said the state health bulletin on Wednesday.
Berlin, Dec 3 (IANS) The number of daily Covid-19 deaths in Germany increased by 487 in 24 hours and reached a new record on Wednesday, bringing the total death toll in the country to 17,123, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said.