Some medical experts say the new XBB.1.16 variant could be driving the rise in cases but add there’s no need to panic and people should follow Covid-appropriate behaviour and get booster shots if they have not already.
Officials in the meeting informed the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) that Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya held a meeting on December 29 with representatives of pharma companies and senior officials to review the...
Mumbai on Monday reported five Covid-19 cases, which took the tally to 11,55,098
Experts have said there is no need to panic and people should follow Covid-appropriate behaviour and get booster vaccine doses if they have not already.
Sources told PTI that the assessment is in line with previous trends which show a new wave of Covid-19 hits India around 30-35 days after it hits East Asia. The sources added filling up of 'air suvidha' forms and 72-hour...
Former INSACOG chief Shahid Jameel also stated that another wave was unlikely as widespread infection during the previous Delta and Omicron waves have given a large section of Indians hybrid immunity which can prove vital in...
Projections say 1.3-2.1 million people could die in China from the Covid-19 surge. Hospitals in major Chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai are overwhelmed and are forced to treat patients in hallways and on roads.
Allaying fears about BF.7 variant of coronavirus, a prominent scientist on Friday said it is a sub-variant of Omicron strain and that India need not worry too much
In Covid-19 review meeting, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said his government is prepared to deal with any situation.
Only 27-28% people have so far taken booster doses of coronavirus vaccines, said Member (Health) of NITI Aayog Dr VK Paul.
In Covid-19 review meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said coverage of coronavirus vaccines' booster doses should be expanded, particularly to...
Chhattisgarh on Wednesday reported two new Covid-19 cases at a positivity rate of 0.20 per cent
AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal in his rallies often asks people to not "waste" their votes on Congress but choose his party instead.
Patients requiring oxygen and ventilator support in Delhi have almost doubled in last two weeks. This comes as daily infections and deaths have touched...
Delhi has contributed 8.2% of India's weekly new cases in the week ending August 5 and has also recorded 1.86 times increase in average daily new cases from...
Delhi on Friday reported 2,419 new Covid-19 cases, highest daily infections in six months. Cases are steadily rising for past one week.
The number of weekly cases increased for the fifth consecutive week, after a declining trend since the last peak in March 2022, as per a WHO report this week.
Officials in Delhi have deployed more teams to monitor home isolation cases and have ramped up testing of suspected cases following a spike in Covid-19 cases.
Kerala has also been reconciling previously unreported Covid-19 deaths to its tally on an almost daily basis.
New BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants of Omicron are more transmissible than BA.2 which was itself 80% more transmissible than the original Omicron.
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has decided to not close schools but chose to come up with a separate standard operating procedure.
A senior official said that a mask mandate in Delhi is expected as nearby districts of Noida and Ghaziabad have already enforced it.
India on Monday saw a surge of 90 per cent as it reported 2,183 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours.
Delhi reported over 500 cases on Sunday - compared to around 200 a week ago - and a positivity rate of 5.33 per cent.
The survey showing an increased coronavirus prevalence in Delhi-NCR has coincided with a rise in infections and positivity rate in Delhi.