Minister Kadakampally Surendran’s son tests positive for coronavirus

Minister Kadakampally Surendran’s son tests positive for coronavirus

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakkampally Surendran’s son tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday. The minister announced his son’s test result on a Facebook post. Their family was tested after one of their staff members tested positive for the virus. After one of the staff members in my official residence tested positive for coronavirus, we […]

In highest single-day spike, nearly 23k test positive for COVID; death toll rises to 18,655 in India

In highest single-day spike, nearly 23k test positive for COVID; death toll rises to 18,655 in India

New Delhi,  With 22,771 people testing positive for coronavirus in the highest single-day spike so far, India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to?6,48,315 on Saturday, while the death toll rose to 18,655 with 442 new fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data.? With a steady rise, the number of recoveries stands at 3,94,226 and one patient […]

14 more die of COVID-19 in Bengal, toll crosses 100-mark

Kolkata, The death toll from COVID-19 climbed to 113 in West Bengal on Sunday with 14 more people succumbing to the infection in the last 24 hours, a state government bulletin said. The state also reported 153 fresh COVID-19 cases, the highest in a day so far. Of the 14 deaths, Kolkata alone accounted for […]

COVID-19 death toll touches 1,694; cases rise to 49,391

COVID-19 death toll touches 1,694; cases rise to 49,391

New Delhi, The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 1,694 and the number of cases climbed to 49,391 in the country on Wednesday, registering an increase of 126 deaths and 2,958 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said. The number of active COVID-19 cases is 33,514. A total of 13,160 […]

Senior govt doctor, another man die of COVID-19 in Bengal

Senior govt doctor, another man die of COVID-19 in Bengal

Kolkata,  A senior government doctor involved in the fight against COVID-19 and a 34-year-old man, both diagnosed with the diease, died at a hospital here on Sunday, sources at the facility said. The 60-year-old doctor, posted as assistant director health services (equipment and stores), was initially admitted to Beliaghata Infectious Diseases hospital and later shifted […]

Have cut transmission, minimised spread, increased COVID-19 doubling time during lockdown: Govt

Have cut transmission, minimised spread, increased COVID-19 doubling time during lockdown: Govt

New Delhi, The government said on Thursday that it has been able to “cut coronavirus transmission”, minimise its spread and increase the doubling time of COVID-19 cases in the country during the 30-day period of the nationwide lockdown. While asserting that the growth of coronavirus cases in the country has been more or less linear […]

Jaishankar, Pompeo talk over phone; discuss cooperation to contain COVID-19

Jaishankar, Pompeo talk over phone; discuss cooperation to contain COVID-19

Washington,  External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his American counterpart Mike Pompeo on Thursday spoke over phone and discussed bilateral and international cooperation to contain and mitigate the novel coronavirus. “Spoke with Indian Minister of External Affairs @DrSJaishankar today on positive steps that the United States and #India are taking to contain and mitigate #COVID19,” […]