Govt extends lockdown for 2 weeks beyond May 4 as Covid tally crosses 35,000-mark

New Delhi, (UNI)

The Union Government on Friday extended the nationwide lockdown for two more weeks beyond May 4 as India's Covid trajectory remained steep with 1,755 fresh cases surfacing in the past 24 hours even on 38th day of the restrictions. 

The Ministr

Lockdown extendeds for another two weeks with effects from May 4, Centre issues new guidelines

New Delhi, (UNI)

In the view of significant gains from the ongoing lockdown measures for COVID19 situation in the country, Centre on Friday extended the lockdown for another two weeks with effect from May 4. 

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also issued

Covid-19 cases in India jump past 33k

New Delhi (UNI)

With 1,823 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the last 24 hours and 67 deaths, India’s total count of coronavirus cases has gone up to 33,610, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday. The total number of COVID fatalities spiked to 1075 pan I

India records largest single-day spike of 1,887 cases, 71 deaths; MHA allows stranded to return home

New Delhi, (UNI)

With 1,887 fresh cases and 71 more deaths, India on Wednesday registered highest single-day spike in infections as well as in fatalities. As per the latest data from Union Health Ministry, the total cases reached 31,787 while deaths crossed 1,000-mark and stood at

Doubling rate of COVID-19 in India is 11.3 days : Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, (UNI)

Union Health minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said the doubling rate of Coronavirus is 11.3 days in the country and although global mortality rate was around 7 per cent, India has a mortality rate of around three per cent and around 86 per cent of fatalities of person

COVID-19 : Toll in four digits, slight improvement in recovery rate

New Delhi, (UNI)

The death toll due to Novel Coronavirus on Wednesday jumped the 1000 mark, while the recovery rate also witnessed a slight improvement at 24.5 per cent, according to the Health Ministry. 

A total of 7796 cases have been cured so far across the cou

COVID recovery rate 22.17 pc, no fresh case since 14 days in 85 districts

New Delhi, (UNI)

The government on Monday said that the recovery rate of Corona patients has improved and stands at 22.17 per cent. 

Addressing media over COVID-19 situation, Joint Secretary Health Ministry Lav Agarwal said 16 districts in the country have not rep

nCoV India : Cases near 25000-mark, death toll mounts to 779

New Delhi, (UNI)

The total number of novel coronavirus cases in India are set to touch the grim milestone of 25000 as infections on Saturday reached 24942.

The death toll has now mounted to 779 with 61 deaths in past 36 hours.

According to the Ministry of H

COVID-19 : Recovery rate is 20.66 pc; death rate is around 3.1 pc

New Delhi, (UNI)

More than 5,000 people in the country have recovered after being affected by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the recovery rate of people infected with this virus has increased to 20.66 per cent while the death rate is around 3.1 per cent. 


Decoding Cororna : Scientists of Indian origin lead global research on deadly virus

New Delhi, (UNI)

A number of scientists of Indian origin are in the frontline of global research against the deadly novel Coronavirus that has already engulfed the entire humanity in an unprecedented pandemic leading to the death of over two lakh people and inflicting more than two mill