Coronavirus

Coronavirus

India’s daily Covid caseload doubles in 10 days to 200,000; hospital beds, oxygen fall...

INDIA added a record 200,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, official data showed Thursday (15), as the country’s huge second wave...

India’s new Covid-19 cases hit record high, Mumbai prepares for lockdown-like curbs

INDIA on Wednesday (14) reported daily Covid-19 infections of 184,372 cases, taking total infections to 13.9 million as deaths rose by 1,027, for a...

India fast-tracks approval for foreign-produced Covid-19 vaccines

WITH an aim to expand the basket of Covid-19 vaccines and enhance the pace of inoculation in India, the central government on Tuesday (13)...

India’s daily Covid-19 tally is world’s highest as festival, election rallies fuel concern

INDIA on Tuesday (13) reported 161,736 Covid-19 infections as hundreds of thousands Hindu devotees are set to take a holy dip in the Ganges...

Covid-19: Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine gets nod for emergency use in India

INDIA’s central drug authority has recommended on Monday (12) granting approval to Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V for emergency use in the country with...

Covid-19: India overtakes Brazil as world’s second worst-hit country

INDIA reported a record daily tally of 168,912 COVID-19 infections on Monday (12), which carried it past Brazil, for an overall tally of 13.53...

India stares at vaccine shortage as the country’s record Covid-19 surge continues

INDIA reported a record 126,789 COVID-19 cases on Thursday (8) as several states struggle to contain a second surge in infections, complaining of vaccine...

India posts record Covid-19 cases, 13-fold jump over two months

INDIA’S second wave of Covid-19 infections continued to surge as the country reported a record 115,736 new cases on Wednesday (7), which was a...

Indian states urge Modi to widen vaccinations as second Covid-19 surge hits country

MANY Indian state leaders have asked prime minister Narendra Modi to open up vaccinations to most of the country’s hundreds of millions of adults,...

Delhi imposes night curfew as Covid-19 cases surge

THE Indian capital on Tuesday (6) imposed an immediate night curfew a day after the nation posted a record coronavirus surge, with financial hub...