COVID-19: Highest single-day spike in country since October

COVID-19: Highest single-day spike in country since October

New Delhi: India recorded its highest daily rise in COVID-19 cases this year with 72,330 new infections being reported in a span of 24 hours, taking the total tally of cases to 1,22,21,665, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The single-day rise in cases is the highest recorded since October 11, […]

COVID-19 situation going from bad to worse: Centre

COVID-19 situation going from bad to worse: Centre

New Delhi: The Union health ministry on Tuesday said the situation of Novel Coronavirus in India is going from “bad to worse” over the last few weeks and the whole nation is potentially at risk. “Trends show the virus is still very active… just when we think we can control it, it sparks back… We […]

India records 53,480 new COVID-19 cases, 354 deaths

India records 53,480 new COVID-19 cases, 354 deaths

New Delhi: As many as 53,480 fresh infections pushed India’s COVID-19 tally to 1,21,49,335, while 354 new fatalities, the highest single-day spike so far this year, took the death toll to 1,62,468, according to Union health ministry data updated on Wednesday. The country had recorded 355 deaths on December 17. The active caseload increased to […]

Airport Authorities Likely To Impose Spot Fines On Passengers Not Wearing Masks ‘Properly’

Airport Authorities Likely To Impose Spot Fines On Passengers Not Wearing Masks ‘Properly’

Amid a rise in the number of coronavirus cases throughout the country, aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday directed airport authorities to consider imposing fines on passengers found flouting covid-19 norms. This development comes just days after the DGCA had directed airlines to deplane passengers who do not wear their masks […]

No Possibility Of Lockdown In Delhi, Not A Solution For Covid Spread: Health Minister Satyendar Jain

No Possibility Of Lockdown In Delhi, Not A Solution For Covid Spread: Health Minister Satyendar Jain

Dismissing the possibility of imposing another lockdown in Delhi, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said it was not a solution to check the spread of the coronavirus that is again surging rapidly. He said the earlier lockdown was imposed because nobody knew how the virus propagates. “It follows a 14-day cycle — between a person catching […]