Coronavirus

Coronavirus

India to roll out quick and cheap coronavirus paper test

A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, with scientists hopeful it will help turn the tide on the...

Thailand welcomes tourists back after April virus ban

Thailand received a group of tourists from China on Tuesday, its first such arrivals since commercial flights were banned in April to combat the...

Govt committed to provide COVID-19 vaccine to all citizens: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the government was working rapidly to ensure the supply of COVID-19 vaccines to all citizens once...

India posts lowest daily new coronavirus cases in nearly three months

India posted its lowest daily coronavirus caseload in nearly three months, data from the health ministry showed on Tuesday, as new cases maintained decreasing...

India gets back to work despite mounting virus fears over festive season

India is on course to top the world in coronavirus cases, but from Maharashtra's whirring factories to Kolkata's thronging markets, people are back at...

Half of Indians may have had coronavirus by February, govt panel estimates

At least half of India's 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the...

Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a...

Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to begin trial of intranasal COVID-19 vaccine soon

Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech are expected to pursue late stage clinical trials of intranasal COVID-19 vaccines in the coming months once...

Delhi residents worry about toxic mix of pollution, COVID-19

Families in Delhi with pre-existing health conditions such as asthma are stocking up on oxygen cylinders and pulse oximeters, fearing that the city's worsening...

Peak holiday season set to send India’s COVID-19 cases surging

Already on track to overtake the United States with the world's most novel coronavirus infections, India is bracing for a surge of cases in...