Coronavirus Outbreak


India fights Covid: PM Modi takes stock of medical oxygen supply in country

As India continues to witness a sharp upsurge of coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reviewed the ongoing situation of medical-grade oxygen supply in the country. The development comes after many states reported shortage of oxygen supply. For more, watch the full video.

Second Covid-19 wave: India's top doctors answer all your questions

Are there new symptoms? When should Remdesivir be used? When should a patient seek hospitalisation? India's top doctors answer all your questions on the second Covid-19 wave.


Weekend lockdown begins in Delhi to curb Covid-19 spread

Amid sharpe rise of coronavirus caes, the weekend curfew began in Delhi today from 10 pm to cut the chain of transmission of the contagious virus. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has made it mandatory for people to obtain e-passes for travel during the weekend curfew hours i.e. from Friday 10 pm till Monday 6 am. For more, watch the full video.

States head into weekend lockdown as India records over 2 lakh Covid-19 cases

In what seems to be a recap of the year 2020, several states have reimposed strict lockdown-like curbs to tackle the unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases. From Delhi to Maharashtra to Uttar Pradesh, several states have gone back into the 'relock' mode to cut the chain of transmission.


Second coronavirus wave: India's top doctors answer significant questions

India on Friday reported more than 2 lakh coronavirus cases for the second consecutive, increasing our fears and anxieties over what lies ahead.On his show News Today at 9, India Today TV Consulting Editor Rajdeep Sardesai spoke to the country’s top doctors for answers to these and many more questions. For more, watch the full show.

ITBP sets up Covid-care centre for retired personnel amid Covid spike in India

ITBP has established a Covid care centre in Delhi for dependent personnel amid spike in Covid cases across the nation.


Lancet report says coronavirus is primarily airborne

A report published in the journal The Lancet has dismissed the predominant scientific view that SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, is not an airborne pathogen. The authors of the report have listed 10 reasons for their claim that "SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted primarily by the airborne route".


Oxygen supply crisis in India as second Covid-19 wave tightens its grip

Amid growing coronavirus cases in India, various states are facing acute oxygen supply crisis. Among them is Madhya Pradesh. The state government has claimed that the supply has been doubled, however, the rising demand is leading to panic - from patients and families. There are many other states that are witnessing the same crisis. For more, watch the full video.

Social distancing a must as face masks and shields not enough: IIT study on Covid infections

A recent study by IIT Bhubaneswar revealed that face masks are not enough and social distancing is the key in containing the coronavirus.

WHO: Apply all tools, take urgent action to prevent further Covid-19 infections

With rapid rise in Covid cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has requested South-East Asian countries to take all preventive measures to contain the spread of the virus.


Delhi fights Covid: Overrun, city govt hospitals struggle with bed crunch for virus patients

As Covid-19 cases have resurged in Delhi, breaking all previous single-day records, an India Today TV reality-check found several state-run hospital overran by the influx of patients, unable to meet the demands for beds, others in ambulances. For more, watch this exclusive report.

Kumbh Mela: Niranjani Akhara's Mahant Ravindra Puri tests Covid-19 positive

Secretary of the Niranjani Akhara Mahant Ravindra Puri has tested positive for novel coronavirus at the ongoing Haridwar Kumbh Mela.