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 2022-01-19 11:13 

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Omicron wave may cut future severity of COVID-19 disease: Study...

The Omicron variant of coronavirus may reduce the incidence of severe COVID-19 disease, and the infection may become less disruptive to individuals and society in future, according to a study conducted by researchers in South Africa....

 2022-01-19 07:47 

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DGCA suspends international flights till Feb 28...

The coronavirus-induced suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till 28 February, aviation regulator DGCA said on Wednesday....

 2022-01-19 06:59 

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Covid-19 infected lions trigger new variant warning in South Africa...

As new variants of SARS-CoV-2 are lurking below the streets of South Africa, three lions, one of which had pneumonia, tested positive for the coronavirus, raising concerns that new variants could emerge from animal reservoirs of the disease....

 2022-01-19 04:21 

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India logs over 2.82 lakh new cases, 441 deaths in last 24 hours...

India recorded 2,82,970 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 441 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours....

 2022-01-19 03:02 

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COVID-19 deaths, hospitalisations and lockdowns could be over this year, says WHO...

The head of emergencies at the World Health Organisation said Tuesday that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic - deaths, hospitalisations and lockdowns - could be over this year if huge inequities in vaccinations and medicines are addressed quickly....

 2022-01-18 08:42 

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Third Covid wave peak in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra this week...

The Omicron-led third wave of COVID19 likely to reach its peak in Haryana, Gujarat and Maharashtra this week, as predicted by IIT's Sutra model on coronavirus....

 2022-01-16 04:32 

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India completes one year of Covid-19 vaccination drive; over 156 cr jab administered...

The vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus had begun last year on January 16, with the health care and frontline workers first in line to receive the vaccine dose. The vaccination drive was later expanded to citizens and people with comorbidities...

 2022-01-15 18:41 

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Kerala health minister Veena George warns of spike in cases within 3 weeks...

Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Saturday said the COVID clusters in the state were increasing and warned that there are chances of a rapid spread of coronavirus within the next three weeks....

 2022-01-15 04:29 

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India records 2,68,833 fresh Covid cases, positivity rate at 16.66 per cent...

India saw a single day jump of 2,68,833 new coronavirus infections, the highest in 239 days, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,68,05,929 which includes 6,041 cases of the Omicron variant, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on ...

 2022-01-14 18:05 

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Mistakes of 2021 being repeated; unnecessary medication, tests should be avoided: Doctors tells Centre...

As many as 32 prominent doctors from India and abroad have written a letter to the Union as well as state governments and warned about 'inappropriate' diagnostic methods and medications being used to deal with the current wave of the coronavirus p...

 2022-01-14 04:38 

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As Covid cases multiply, India records 2,64,202 new infections, death count rises to 315...

India added 2,64,378 new coronavirus infections, the highest single-day rise in the ongoing wave, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,63,17,927, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today....

 2022-01-13 15:14 

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Covid loses 90% of ability to infect within 20 minutes in air: Study...

High temperature and drying can eliminate viruses, including the coronavirus, as their life is short in adverse atmospheres and survives longer if there is moisture and low temperature, experts have said....

 2022-01-13 10:27 

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Bengaluru apartments with more than 3 Covid cases to be declared containment zones: BBMP imposes fresh curbs...

In an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Thursday said that an entire apartment complex will be declared 'containment zone' for a minimum of 7 days in case of more than 3 COVID cases are d...

 2022-01-12 14:43 

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Omicron is not the common cold: Dr VK Paul...

Dr VK Paul, a Niti Aayog member, on Wednesday urged people to get fully vaccinated against Covid-19 amid the rising coronavirus cases....

 2022-01-12 09:15 

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Income Tax Return filing deadline extended to March 15 for these taxpayers...

In view of coronavirus pandemic, CBDT has further extended the due dates for filing of Income Tax Return (ITR)/ Tax Audit Report (TAR)/ Transfer Pricing Report (TPR), in respect of FY 2020-21/ AY 2021-22. This is the third occasion when such timelines hav...

 2022-01-12 07:20 

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Lata Mangeshkar health update: Doctor says,'She in ICU with Covid-19 and pneumonia, will be under observation'...

Mangeshkar, 92, tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Breach Candy Hospital in south Mumbai on Saturday....

 2022-01-12 06:58 

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Delhi to ease restrictions, if Covid cases come down in next 2-3 days: Health Minister...

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Wednesday said coronavirus cases have stabilised in the national capital and there is a possibility of the infections declining soon....

 2022-01-12 04:04 

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Massive surge: India reports 1,94,720 fresh COVID cases, 442 deaths...

India logged 1,94,720 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,60,70,510 which includes 4,868 cases of the Omicron variant, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday....

 2022-01-11 06:01 

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Covid surge: PM Modi to chair virtual meet with chief ministers on Thursday...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to hold a meeting with chief ministers over the COVID-19 situation on Thursday as the number of coronavirus cases, driven by Omicron continue to increase....

 2022-01-11 04:13 

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India reports 1.68 lakh new Covid-19 cases, daily infections see dip...

India on Tuesday reported a slight dip in daily Covid-19 cases with 1,68,063 fresh coronavirus infections and 277 fatalities in the last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry data showed....

 2022-01-10 07:06 

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Can't allow every person who thinks of some solution to COVID-19 to file petition: SC...

Observing that it can't allow every person who thinks of some solution to coronavirus (COVID-19) to file a petition, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea alleging that China is deliberately spreading the virus as a biological weapon...

 2022-01-09 16:14 

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Punjab: Sidhu launches digital campaign for Assembly polls...

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday launched his party's digital campaign for the Assembly polls, a day after the Election Commission declared the schedule for it and banned public rallies till January 15 amid a surge in coronavirus cas...

 2022-01-09 15:35 

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UP reports 7,695 new Covid cases, positivity rate at 3.46%...

Uttar Pradesh clocked 7,695 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the biggest surge ahead of the polls....

 2022-01-09 11:46 

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Himachal Pradesh imposes Covid curbs: Complete ban on religious gatherings, 5-day week in govt offices...

The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday announced five-day week in its offices besides banning social and religious gatherings from January 10 to 24 to check the coronavirus spread....

 2022-01-09 10:38 

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Salons, gyms can open with 50% capacity: Maharashtra revises Covid restrictions...

The Maharashtra government on Sunday eased coronavirus-related restrictions , allowing beauty salons and gyms to remain open with 50% capacity. However, only people fully inoculated with Covid-19 vaccine shall be allowed to use these services....

 2022-01-09 06:52 

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India reports 1,59,632 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours, daily positivity rate 10.21 per cent...

A total of 1,59,632 new coronavirus infections were reported in a day, the highest in around 222 days. The active Covid cases have increased to 5,90,611 the highest in around 187 days, according to the data....

 2022-01-09 03:40 

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Sunday complete lockdown in Tamil Nadu starting today: Permission to attend weddings, family functions allowed...

Following a sharp increase in Coronavirus cases and the highly transmissible Omicron variant, the State government introduced night curfew from Thursday and announced complete lockdown on Sunday to contain the spread of the pandemic. It said that only 100...

 2022-01-08 09:55 

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MP: 25 BSF personnel among 618 COVID-19 cases found in Indore district in one day...

At least 25 personnel of the Border Security Force (BSF) were among the 618 new coronavirus cases reported in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh in the last 24 hours, an official said on Saturday....

 2022-01-08 05:27 

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Schools in Gujarat shut: Check new rules...

Gujarat recorded 5,396 new cases of coronavirus since Thursday evening, as per the health department. To curb further spread of the infection, the government has asked schools to stop offline education for Classes 1 to 9 till January 31 and continue with ...

 2022-01-08 02:56 

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Coronavirus LIVE: Appointments for precautionary COVID-19 dose begins today...

India's tally of the highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID on Thursday crossed 1,000 on the back of Maharashtra reporting its highest single-day infection with the new strain, as states further tightened measures to deal with the surge in coronav...

 2022-01-07 04:01 

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Calling Omicron mild a mistake, says WHO as cases explode...

Amid rising coronavirus cases, the World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that while the Omicron variant appears to be less severe compared to Delta, especially in those vaccinated, it does not mean it should be categorised as &...

 2022-01-06 18:37 

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Omicron infected person dead in Odisha?...

Odisha Thursday reported for the first time death of a person infected by Omicron, however, authorities have said that it is yet to be ascertained whether she died due to the coronavirus variant....

 2022-01-06 18:26 

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Maharashtra reports 36,265 fresh Covid-19 cases with 13 deaths; will govt impose lockdown?...

Maharashtra on Thursday reported 36,265 fresh Covid-19 cases with 13 deaths. 8907 patients recuperated from the infection to take the total number of recoveries to 65,33,154 with a recovery rate of 96.17 per cent....

 2022-01-06 14:21 

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UP polls: After Congress, AAP cancels rallies in poll-bound state amid rising COVID-19 cases...

The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to cancel its rallies in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh in view of spurt in coronavirus cases, senior party leader Sanjay Singh said on Thursday....

 2022-01-06 04:21 

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Omicron variant cases in India rises to 2,630: Here's state-wise count of the new strain...

On Wednesday, India confirmed its first death linked to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus after the samples of a man in Rajasthan's Udaipur, who died last week, showed the presence of the variant, officials in the Union health ministry said....

 2022-01-06 03:00 

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Dailylearn, Inventors collaboration to help lakhs to crack JEE, NEET exams...

The coronavirus pandemic has brought about a sea change in education as virtual classrooms gain prominence due to Covid-19. Online learning has become a new norm even as there are no signs of Covid-19 pandemic ending in the near future....

 2022-01-05 18:50 

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Cordelia Cruise: 139 more passengers test positive for COVID-19 in Mumbai...

Another 139 of total 1,827 passengers onboard the Cordelia cruise ship, which has returned from Goa, tested positive for coronavirus infection on Wednesday, said an official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)....

 2022-01-05 17:18 

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Molnupiravir has major safety concerns: ICMR chief...

ICMR Chief Dr Balram Bhargava said on Wednesday that Covid antiviral drug Molnupiravir has major safety concerns and has not been included in the national protocol for treatment of coronavirus. During a press briefing, he said the World Health Organisatio...

 2022-01-05 16:09 

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India witnessing exponential rise in nof Covid cases; R naught value higher than 2nd wave peak...

India is seeing an exponential rise in the number of coronavirus cases, which is believed to be driven by its Omicron variant, the Centre said on Wednesday, while highlighting that the country's R naught value, which indicates the spread of the infect...

 2022-01-05 11:31 

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India records first Omicron death in Rajasthan's Udaipur...

India on Wednesday recorded the first death linked to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus after the samples of a man in Rajasthan's Udaipur, who died last week, showed the presence of the variant, sources in the Union health ministry said....

 2022-01-05 09:02 

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Sunday Lockdown in Tamil Nadu: Know time, guidelines, rules; What is allowed & what is not allowed...

Tamil Nadu government is expected to announce complete lockdown on Sundays in view of the rising number of Omicron-driven coronavirus cases. Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday held a crucial meeting with state Health Minister Ma Subramanian, Health Sec...

 2022-01-05 06:10 

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As COVID-19 lockdown drags on, Chinese City Xian suffers food shortages...

Residents of the Chinese city of Xi'an are enduring a strict coronavirus lockdown, with business owners suffering yet more closures and some people complaining of difficulties finding food, despite assurances from authorities that they are able to pro...

 2022-01-05 04:30 

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India's Omicron tally rises to 2,135, highest in Maharashtra...

A total of 2,135 cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus have been detected across 23 states and Union Territories so far. The most in Maharashtra with 653 cases, followed by Delhi with 464 cases....

 2022-01-04 11:10 

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Delhi reports 5,481 new cases; positivity rate climbs to 8.37%...

Delhi on Tuesday reported 5481 new cases of coronavirus and 3 deaths. The infection rate stands at 8.37 per cent....

 2022-01-04 04:19 

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India's Omicron tally jumps to 1,892...

A total of 1,892 cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus have been detected across 23 states and Union Territories so far....

 2022-01-04 04:14 

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New Covid guidelines for Government Offices out: WFH, staggered timings, full details here...

The Centre has allowed 50 per cent of its employees below the level of Under Secretary to work from home amid rising coronavirus cases, according to a Personnel Ministry order issued on Monday....

 2022-01-03 15:33 

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38 jawans of CRPF unit CoBRA test coronavirus positive in Sukma...

As many as 38 personnel of the CRPF's jungle warfare unit CoBRA tested positive for coronavirus in Chhattisgarh's Naxal-hit Sukma district on Monday following which they were quarantined in their camp, officials said....

 2022-01-03 14:31 

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Covid-19: Centre suspends biometric attendance for govt employees...

As a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Centre on Monday suspended marking of biometric attendance for all its employees till January 31, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said, stating that the decision has been ...

 2022-01-03 08:27 

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Explained: Why Omicron is less severe?...

Though dubbed mild, the sudden surge in Omicron variant of the coronavirus has become a major source of concern. Scientists and medical experts are keeping a close track of the variant and any related developments....

 2022-01-03 03:13 

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US considering Covid test requirement for asymptomatic patients: Fauci...

As the COVID-19 omicron variant surges across the United States, top federal health officials are looking to add a negative test along with its five-day isolation restrictions for asymptomatic Americans who catch the coronavirus, the White House's top...

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