Lockdown is an option, says Maha CM as COVID-19 cases rise alarmingly

Lockdown is an option, says Maha CM as COVID-19 cases rise alarmingly

Mumbai: A day after Maharashtra witnessed the highest one-day spike of 25,833 COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said lockdown is an option but he trusts people to follow the norms on their own.Talking to reporters in Nandurbar, Thackeray also appealed people to get vaccinated against the virus without fear.The COVID-19 situation has become grimmer […]

All above 60 years of age, 45-plus with other illnesses to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1

All above 60 years of age, 45-plus with other illnesses to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1

New Delhi: Everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years and having other illnesses will be able to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1 for free at government facilities and for a charge at many private hospitals, the government said on Wednesday. Announcing the next phase of India’s vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar […]

4 states impose restrictions on people from Kerala fearing COVID

4 states impose restrictions on people from Kerala fearing COVID

New Delhi/ Mangaluru: Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur and Uttarakhand imposed restrictions on  people coming from Kerala considering the increasing COVID cases in the state. Only those who have COVID negative certificate can enter these four states, they informed. The Dakshina Kannada authorities informed that only the people who have RT-PCR negative result will be allowed to […]

Karnataka violates unlock guidelines; closes borders with Kerala

Karnataka violates unlock guidelines; closes borders with Kerala

Kasaragod: The Karnataka government on Monday closed the borders with Kerala restricting free movement between the two states. The roads including national highways were blocked pointing out the Covid-19 spread in Kerala. RT-PCR test was made compulsory for those crossing borders at four points including Thalappady along the NH. It is alleged that Karnataka is […]

4 cases of Covid’s SA variant, one of Brazil found in India: ICMR

4 cases of Covid’s SA variant, one of Brazil found in India: ICMR

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has found a total of 192 Covid-19 cases of the new variants of mutated SARS-CoV-2 in last two months, including four from the variant emerging in South Africa and one from the Brazilian variant, officials said on Tuesday. The remaining cases are all of the UK variant. […]

India ranks 3rd among nations with maximum Covid vaccination coverage

India ranks 3rd among nations with maximum Covid vaccination coverage

New Delhi: India has become the third topmost country in the world after the United States and the United Kingdom in terms of coverage in Covid-19 vaccination among the population, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday. The country has vaccinated nearly six million of its population so far, as per the latest information shared […]