New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) With a massive decrease in the coronavirus cases, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said India has successfully contained the pandemic.
Jakarta, Jan 28 (IANS) At least 647 medical workers in Indonesia have died due to the novel coronavirus since March 2020, the Indonesian Medical Association said on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has said that her department will increase the number of daily tests conducted to detect coronavirus cases in the state to one lakh compared with an average 50,000-55,000 now.
Madrid, Jan 28 (IANS) The region of Spain's capital Madrid has temporarily suspended the coronavirus vaccination drive for two weeks due to a shortage in the number of doses.
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Telangana reported 186 new Covid cases and one death during the last 24 hours, health officials said on Thursday.
Male, Jan 28 (IANS) The Maldives' Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced that a curfew will be re-imposed in the capital region of Greater Male due to a spike in fresh Covid-19 cases.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) With 11,666 new Covid-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, India on Thursday continued its streak of low single-day cases, even as the overall tally mounted to 1,07,01,193, health officials said.
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) The third round of Covid-19 vaccination will start in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.
United Nations, Jan 28 (IANS) US Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reiterated his call for equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines as the global caseload has surpassed the 100 million mark, another grim milestone as the pandemic rages on.
Brussels, Jan 28 (IANS) European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides has called on AstraZeneca to live up to its contractual, societal, and moral obligations as the European Union (EU) has criticised the company for not being able to deliver the amount of Covid-19 vaccine as agreed.
Jakarta, Jan 28 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo has received his second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta.
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 100.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.17 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
Ankara, Jan 28 (IANS) More than 15,22,000 people have been vaccinated in Turkey, according to figures on Wednesday, since the country started mass vaccination for Covid-19 on January 14 after the authorities approved the emergency use of the Chinese CoronaVac vaccine.
Rabat, Jan 28 (IANS) Morocco received on Wednesday its first shipment of Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines, the ministry of health said.
Berlin, Jan 28 (IANS) Exactly one year ago today, the first Covid-19 case in Germany was officially confirmed. Since then, more than 2.16 million Covid-19 cases have been registered in the country, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) on Wednesday.
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Study so far has proved that the current vaccines remained effective against the variants of the Covid-19, which already infected over 100 million people worldwide, Case Western Reserve University's (CWRU) news portal on Wednesday quoted an expert as saying.
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Another 25,308 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 37,15,054, according to official figures released on Wednesday.
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) With 760 patients discharged, recoveries outnumbered 428 new Covid cases in a day across Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Wednesday.
Amaravati, Jan 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh registered 111 new Covid-19 cases, increasing the state's tally over 8.87 lakh, while 97 more patients recovered from the virus on Wednesday.
Gandhinagar, Jan 27 (IANS) A total of 95,909 persons have received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Gujarat so far, including 3,787 on Wednesday, even as 353 new cases mounted the state's coronavirus tally to 2,60,220, while one death in the past 24 hours took Gujarat's Covid death toll to 4,382.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A man in Odisha died after taking the coronavirus vaccine and his post mortem report is awaited, while another developed bacterial sepsis but the condition is not linked to the vaccine, the Central Government said on Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 27 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said that 5,659 people tested Covid positive on Wednesday.
Amaravati, Jan 27 (IANS) Government employee associations in Andhra Pradesh have been assured by the state government of safety in the forthcoming panchayat elections.
Brussels, Jan 27 (IANS) Amid bitter row over supplies of its Covid-19 vaccines to the European Union, AstraZeneca has reportedly denied a EU official's assertion that it had pulled out of talks to discuss Covid-19 vaccine supplies.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) As a beneficiary of India's vaccine diplomacy, Sri Lanka will on Thursday receive a consignment of 500,000 doses of 'Covishield' vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII).