- With record 1,925 cases, K'taka Covid tally crosses 23K(23:31)
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) With a record 1,925 new cases across the state during the last 24 hours, Karnataka's Covid-19 tally rose to 23,474 including 13,251 active after 9,847 were discharged till date, an official said on Sunday.
- Maha sees respite as daily Covid tally goes back under 7K mark(22:46)
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 situation improved a bit with the state recording 6,555 new cases - down from Satuday's highest of 7,074 cases - and fatalities dropped sharply to 151 from 295 a day earlier, health officials said here on Sunday.
- Huge Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre set up at minimal cost(20:08)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The 10,000-bed Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre and Hospital, inaugurated here on Sunday by Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal, which will serve as a major support system in the fight against coronavirus, is massive in size but has been set up at a minimal cost.
- Covid patients' treatment streamlined in B'luru hospitals(19:39)
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) The Karnataka government streamlined procedures and protocols to avoid delay in admission and treatment of Covid-19 patients in state-run and private hospitals across the city, a top official said on Sunday.
- Delhi 556 short of 1 lakh in COVID-19 tally(19:13)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The national capital on Sunday was just 556 short of hitting 1 lakh in its COVID-19 tally. Delhi witnessed a spike of 2,244 new coronavirus cases and 63 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing its total tally to 99,444, according to the Delhi government's daily bulletin.
- ICU bed numbers go up in Delhi's LNJP, GTB, RG hospitals(19:12)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) In a bid to ramp up the medical infrastructure in the fight against Covid-19, the Delhi government on Sunday announced a nearly three-fold increase in the number of ICU beds in LNJP, Rajiv Gandhi and GTB hospitals in the national capital.
- TTD on alert after 17 temple staff test positive for Covid(18:47)
Tirupati, July 5 (IANS) With 17 of its employees testing positive for Covid-19, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of Sri Venkateswara temple at Tirumala, has sounded an alert and has started taking additional measures to contain spread of the disease among the staff.
- Cong raises questions over ventilator prices, quality(18:47)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Taking a break from upping the ante on the India-China standoff, the Congress, here on Sunday, raised questions over availability and purchase of ventilators through the PM-CARES fund.
- Andhra reports 998 new Covid cases, highest in a day(17:45)
Amaravati, July 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday, reported highest ever one day tally of 998 positive cases. The latest update takes the cumulative tally of Covid-19 cases to 18,697, which include cases detected among returnees from other states and foreign countries.
- Catalonia locks down area of 210,000 people(14:04)
Barcelona, July 5 (IANS) The government in Spain's Catalonia region has re-imposed coronavirus controls on an area of 210,000 people after a sharp rise in infections, the media reported on Sunday.