Uddhav’s ‘Tsunami’ alert triggers Lockdown 2.0 fear in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray chose a Sunday to wake the 'sleeping population' out of its deep slumber. "Be on guard or the next corona wave will hit you and me like a Tsunami,” he said in a video message released on Sunday evening, which stoked fears of another lockdown in the state.

COVID-19 spurt in states: Centre rushes teams to UP, Punjab, Himachal

There is a cause for concern among some states as there is an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. And, to support the states in COVID response and management, the Centre has rushed high-level teams to three states.

AstraZeneca claims breakthrough amid fears over COVID vaccines’ side-effects

Amid reports of possible side-effects of prospective vaccines being developed, AstraZeneca said on Monday (November 23) ...

‘Out of control,’ says SC as it seeks COVID report from 4 states

The Supreme Court on Monday (November 23) said “worse things may happen in December” as it sought status reports from four states over the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.

Centre rushes high-level teams to Himachal, Punjab, UP to fight COVID

The Union government on Sunday (November 22) decided to depute high-level central teams to Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to support the states in COVID-19 response and management.

India reported fewer COVID cases, deaths post Diwali than a week before

The week post Diwali saw a further decline in the number of fresh cases of COVID-19 in India, compared to the previous w...

K’taka ready with priority group, distribution plan for COVID vaccine

The Karnataka government has identified 94,000 frontline healthcare workers, including doctors, nurses and other paramedical staff in both private and public hospitals, as those who will get priority when a COVID-19 vaccine is administered as and when it’s ready. 

RT-PCR testing capacity ramped up in Delhi to deal with COVID

The Union ministry of home affairs (MHA) said on Saturday the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has increased RT-PCR testing capacity from 27,000 tests per day to 37,200 in Delhi on the directions of Union home minister Amit Shah

Hospitals overcharged COVID patients, weak system affected response: Panel

A parliamentary committee report has admitted what many Covid patients had experienced during treatment: over charging by private hospitals.