Hyderabad Gandhi Hospital won’t treat patients with mild COVID-19 symptoms

Hyderabad: Those with mild symptoms for Covid-19 will not be admitted to Gandhi Hospital, where Covid cases are taken at present, and only the critically and seriously ill will be admitted as cases increase in the next 14 days. With not enough beds, the seriously ill must get priority. This decision was taken by senior government […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Could Be Ready By October 2020, Says Head of Pfizer

COVID-19 Vaccine Could Be Ready By October 2020, Says Head of Pfizer With every passing day, COVID-19 looks like it won’t go away and we will have to learn to live with this coronavirus. And this is only making us desperately wait for a vaccine, to bring our lives back to normal. While there are […]

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No respite from coronavirus as India records 6,535 cases in a single day

New Delhi: The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,167 in the country, while the number of cases climbed to 1,45,380, registering an increase of 146 deaths and 6,535 cases since Monday 8 am, the Union Health Ministry said. The number of active COVID-19 cases climbed to 80,722. As many as 60,490 people have recovered and […]

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Maharashtra Covid-19 Cases Spike by 2,436 to 52,667; 60 More Die

Maharashtra on Monday reported 2,436 new COVID-19 cases and 60 deaths, taking the overall case count to 52,667 and the number of fatalities to 1,695, a Health official said. A total of 1,186 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery, taking the total number of such cases to 15,786, he said. Maharashtra COVID-19 figures are […]

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Novavax starts Phase 1 clinical trial of coronavirus vaccine candidate

Novavax Inc said on Monday it has started the Phase 1 clinical trial of a novel coronavirus vaccine candidate and has enrolled the trial’s first participants, with preliminary results slated for July. The Maryland-based late-stage biotechnology company in April said it identified the candidate, NVX-CoV2373, with which it planned to use its Matrix-M adjuvant to […]

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COVID-19: Delhi’s Biggest 1-Day Spike, India’s Tally at 1,18,447

The national capital has reported 660 new COVID-19 positive cases and 14 deaths in last 24 hours, taking the tally to 12,319. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country now at 1,18,447, including 66,330 active cases and 3,583 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday, 22 May. In […]

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6 official apps government ‘wants’ you to download to fight Covid-19

6 official apps government ‘wants’ you to download to fight Covid-19 “Stay alert, stay safe and stay connected with the digital services! Make the most of these Mobile Apps which make your lives easier at the time of #COVID19 outbreak,” goes a recent tweet from government’s Digital India account. It shares names of 6 apps […]

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Coronavirus: Assam sees 6 new cases, state tally surges to 191

Assam on Thursday recorded six new positive cases for the novel coronavirus. With these new cases, the state tally in Assam climbed to 191. Among the new cases, two cases were reported from Kokrajhar district and four cases from Barpeta. Assam Health minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said six persons tested positive for […]

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