Coronavirus Outbreak

DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international passenger flights till October 31

As the number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 62 lakh, the Indian aviation regulator DGCA on Wednesday announced the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights which has been extended till October 31.

FDA-approved 'Teicoplanin' 10 times more effective in treating Covid-19 than HCQ: IIT Delhi research

Clinically approved drug "Teicoplanin" is a potential therapeutic option against Covid-19 and can be ten times more effective than several drugs being currently used, research by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi has found.

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India's Covid tally races past 62 lakh-mark

India's Covid tally raced past 62 lakh and now stands at 62,25,763 with 51,87,825 recoveries while the death toll is 97,497.

Unlock 5.0: Cinemas to reopen, states to decide on schools

The fresh unlock guidelines issued by the Centre allows cinemas to reopen from October 15. The MHA has allowed states to reopen schools in a graded manner.

Unlock 5 guidelines likely to be issued today: All you need to know

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is likely to announce a series of new relaxations for the next phase of the lockdown

Jharkhand: FIR against coaching institute in Jhumri Tilaiya for violating lockdown norms

Head of a coaching institute in Jhumri Tilaiya has been booked after the administration found the centre operating in violation of lockdown norms which have been implemented to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Maharashtra minister Uday Samant tests positive for coronavirus

Maharashtra minister Uday Samant tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday and announced that he was under home quarantine.

Covid-19 outbreak likely to worsen during winter months, says Dr VK Paul

Union health ministry and Covid-19 expert panel have warned that viruses are likely to survive longer during colder months, people should not let their guard down.

Half a million sharks may be killed to make Covid-19 vaccine, say experts

A California-based group Shark Allies has said that immunising everyone in the world with two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine would require liver oil harvested from half a million sharks.

Tamil Nadu govt extends Covid lockdown till Oct 31, defers school reopening

The Tamil Nadu government, on Tuesday, extended the Covid-19 lockdown till October 31 with certain relaxations. According to the new rules, educational institutions will continue to remain closed.

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu tests coronavirus positive, in good health

The VP Secretariat on Tuesday announced that Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu has tested positive for Covid-19. He is currently asymptomatic and in good health.

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