Coronavirus

Coronavirus

412,262 new cases and 3,980 deaths as Covid spreads in rural India

INDIA reported a record 412,262 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (6) and a record 3,980 daily death toll, as a second wave of infections...

Volunteers provide oxygen as India’s COVID tally nears 20 mln

India's tally of coronavirus infections rose on Monday to just short of 20 million, propelled by a 12th straight day of more than 300,000...

24 dead in Karnataka hospital due to oxygen shortage

AS many as 24 patients including 23 with Covid-19 died in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar due to alleged oxygen shortage in the district hospital in the...

India’s new Covid-19 infections near 400,000, record number of daily deaths

INDIA’s total Covid-19 cases passed 18 million on Thursday (29) after another world record number of daily infections, as gravediggers worked around the clock...

From Amazon to Tata, big firms step up to fight India’s Covid-19 crisis

GLOBAL and Indian firms are making use of their industrial resources to help the country battle the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, as...

India’s coronavirus toll tops 200,000 after record surge in cases

INDIA’S toll from the coronavirus surged past 200,000 on Wednesday (28), as shortages of oxygen, medical supplies and hospital staff compounded a record number...

Worst-hit India continues to receive global aid amid surging Covid-19 pandemic

AS the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic spreads unabated, many countries have reached out to India and extended help with life-saving drugs, medical...

Covid-stricken India gets global help with oxygen and supplies

BRITAIN and the US rushed ventilators and vaccine materials to India on Monday (26) as the country battles a catastrophic, record-breaking coronavirus wave that...

India reports 352,991 new Covid-19 infections; Bengaluru enters lockdown

INDIA’s new coronavirus infections hit a record peak for a fifth day on Monday (26). The southern state of Karnataka, home to the tech city...

Rajnath Singh reviews defence ministry’s efforts to deal pandemic crisis

THE defence minister on Saturday (24) reviewed efforts by various wings of the ministry in contributing to India's battle against a fast-spreading second wave...