Coronavirus COVID 19 News

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Vaccine shortage reflects shoddy handling of pandemic: Sailajanath

MaduraiMost arterial roads and streets in Madurai wore a deserted look after 10 p.m. on Tuesday, following the imposition of night curfew as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19.The State gover

As many as 383 COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Salem on Tuesday. According to health department officials, all cases were indigenous and 237 cases were reported in Salem Corporation limits.In

A notification to this effect was issued by the Finance Ministry on Tuesday.

‘State’s decision to stick to schedule has put lives of many at risk’

With 101 workers at a private feed company at Nanjai Uthukuli tested positive for COVID-19, local people and shopkeepers oppose re-opening the company here. After workers and five shopkeepers tested p

Rajanagaram MLA and Andhra Pradesh State Kapu Corporation Chairman Jakkampudi Raja has tested positive for COVID-19. In a video message to the YSRCP cadre, Mr. Raja’s mother, Rajya Lakshmi, said, “My

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said its safety committee concluded that a warning about unusual blood clots with low blood platelets should be added to the vaccine’s labels.

It believes benefits outweigh risks

Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader M. Bhatti Vikramarka has observed that the night curfew imposed by the State government to contain the COVID-19 spread would be of no use as the movement of peo

The Karnataka government on Tuesday announced weekend curfew across the State in the wake of the second wave of COVID-19.A circular issued by the government said that there would be weekend curfew fro

Madurai Ahead of night curfew starting on Tuesday night, Madurai city police started awareness programmes among the city residents on following the curfew rules to avoid COVID-19 viral infection. Ass

India gasping for oxygen because of Centre’s incompetence and complacency, says Rahul

The rural police held a series of virtual meeting with residents’ associations and the merchant community on Tuesday over the restrictions to be enforced in the wake of the surge in COVID-19. The meet

Arrangements made to ensure no labourer faces any problem, says Manohar Lal

743 new infections in Greater Hyderabad region; active cases close to 43,000

India, the country currently hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, on Tuesday reported its worst

Uddhav Thackeray likely to announce decision on Wednesday

As fresh cases of COVID-19 continue to surge, health authorities have set up two more COVID care centres in Tiruchi. But there are concerns over lack of basic facilities at the venues. The Nehru Memor

GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — The Penang government would be working closely with the State Education Department (JPN) to ensure health safety of schools against Covid-19. State Housing, Local Government and Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo today said JPN will continue...

Collector V. Vishnu launched a website here on Tuesday to help the public know all information about COVID-19. The website https://covidcare has all COVID-19-related information in Tiru

Running low on the vaccine stock for days on end, the campaign for COVID-19 vaccination in Pathanamathitta is now set to face a major disruption on Wednesday. As per estimates, an average of 16,000 pe

In a major spike, the district logged 1,347 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.It is the biggest single-day surge of COVID-19 cases in the district since the first case reported on February 2, 2020.Of the 1,34

KOTA KINABALU, April 20 — After more than a week of recording three-digit daily figure, the number of new positive Covid-19 cases in Sabah dropped to double digits when 82 infections were reported today. Sabah Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said the latest development...

COVID-19 Care Centres set up in several places

It is reported from many hospitals and health centres in the district

Mysuru has reported a big jump in COVID-19 cases for the fourth continuous day, swelling the active case tally.On Tuesday, 699 new infections were detected, taking the number of active cases to 4,147.

New data published by mainland scientists shows 70 per cent drop, but Hong Kong health experts seek to reassure residents and urge them to still get jab.

THE HAGUE, April 20 — Blood clots should be listed as a “very rare” side effect of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine but its benefits still outweigh the risks, the EU’s drug watchdog said on Tuesday. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said in a statement that it had found a...

Health Department to hold mass COVID-19 testing camps on Wednesday and Thursday

Only 6 of 19 deaths from Nuapada COVID hospital audited

Thrissur district logs 1,868 cases on Tuesday even as 52 police trainees test positive at recruitment centre

AMSTERDAM, April 20— Lockdown measures in the Netherlands are expected to be eased from next week as pressure to reopen society mounts despite still-high coronavirus infection rates, Dutch broadcasters reported today. A nationwide nighttime curfew that has been in place for three months will be...

PARIS, April 20 — The EU will have enough Covid-19 vaccine doses to cover 70 per cent of its adult population by mid-July due to higher production within the bloc, a senior official said today. “Fifty-three factories are producing vaccines in the EU. Our continent is now the largest producer in...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — The Health Ministry today has assured the public that there are no doubts raised regarding the country’s Covid-19 data management system. Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham said all health personnel involved in data management at the district level up to the...

GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — Earlier this month, the government announced that all foreigners with expired social visit passes would have to leave the country by tomorrow — April 21. While many who had been here since Malaysia first closed its borders last March managed to book flights out of the...

"The government should completely ban all kind of gatherings.”

KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — The Ministry of Health (MOH) today confirmed the faultiness of eight ventilators it had flown to Sarawak to combat the growing number of Covid-19 cases there, adding that the machines may have become dysfunctional during its transportation process. In a statement today,...

Food and vegetable shops to stay open only for four hours a day

Union Home Secretary stressed on increasing RT-PCR testing along with use of RAT for screening in clusters.

BENGALURU, April 20 — Johnson & Johnson said today it has submitted an application to India's drug regulator requesting approval to conduct a bridging clinical study of its single-dose Covid-19 vaccine in the country. Last week, India said it would fast-track emergency approvals for...

Chhattisgarh Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo says the Centre has been on the back foot in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

NEW DELHI: India, the country currently being hit hardest by the pandemic, on Tuesday (Apr 20) reported its worst daily death toll, with large ...

ISTANBUL, April 20 (Reuters) - In Turkey, second only to India in new coronavirus cases, a recent surge has brought active infections to a peak equivalent to nearly 1 per cent of working age people, a calculation based on health ministry data showed today. Deaths from Covid-19 hit a record 341...

LONDON, April 20 — Britain’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in the three months to the end of February, official data showed today, but analysts warned it could climb again once the government removes pandemic support for jobs. At 4.9 per cent, the proportion of people out of work remained...

South Korea considering various 'vaccine swap' options with US

South Korean Embassy in Indonesia shuts down temporarily over virus concerns

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