Social distancing given up in all gatherings everywhere: SC
  • Social distancing given up in all gatherings everywhere: SC(16 minutes ago)

    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.

MP Home Minister ready to volunteer for Corona vax trial
  • MP Home Minister ready to volunteer for Corona vax trial(17:04)

    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.

6 US soldiers, 2 American civilians in S.Korea test Covid-19 positive
Russia reports new record high daily Covid-19 cases
  • Russia reports new record high daily Covid-19 cases(15:24)

    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.

SC stays Gujarat HC direction to send people not wearing masks to Covid centres
  • SC stays Gujarat HC direction to send people not wearing masks to Covid centres(14:40)

    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.

31 Himachal cops test positive for Covid-19
Differences in immunity likely protect kids from severe Covid
US CDC shortens Covid-19 quarantine period
  • US CDC shortens Covid-19 quarantine period(12:34)

    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.

California reports record spike in daily Covid-19 cases
  • California reports record spike in daily Covid-19 cases(12:14)

    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.

US reports 2,713 new Covid-19 deaths, highest since April
  • US reports 2,713 new Covid-19 deaths, highest since April(11:44)

    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.

Interpol's global alert on organised crime targeting Covid vax
Telangana's active Covid cases drop below 10K
60,145 Argentinian healthcare workers contract Covid-19
BHU holds virtual art exhibition
  • BHU holds virtual art exhibition(10:44)

    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.

With 35.5K new Covid cases India's tally crosses 95L
  • With 35.5K new Covid cases India's tally crosses 95L(10:14)

    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.

US facing most difficult time amid Covid-19 surge: CDC
  • US facing most difficult time amid Covid-19 surge: CDC(10:12)

    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.

Russia-led security bloc backs WHO in fighting Covid-19
  • Russia-led security bloc backs WHO in fighting Covid-19(09:00)

    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.

Global Covid-19 cases top 64.4mn: Johns Hopkins
  • Global Covid-19 cases top 64.4mn: Johns Hopkins(08:26)

    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.

Texas to receive over 1.4 mn doses of Covid vaccine in Dec
Russia to begin mass Covid vaccinations next week
Italy unveils national Covid-19 vaccination plan
  • Italy unveils national Covid-19 vaccination plan(02:48)

    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.

US vax tipped to begin before Dec 15; 100mn to get shots by Feb
  • US vax tipped to begin before Dec 15; 100mn to get shots by Feb(01:44)
    By Nikhila Natarajan

    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.

UK records another 16,170 coronavirus cases with 648 deaths
New Covid cases remain higher than recoveries in K'taka
  • New Covid cases remain higher than recoveries in K'taka(01:00)

    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.

Germany reports record 487 Covid deaths in 24 hours
  • Germany reports record 487 Covid deaths in 24 hours(00:20)

    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.