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By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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Single day COVID-19 cases dip below 55,000, recovery rate rises to 69.80%

New Delhi, Aug 11 (PTI) COVID-19 cases in India dipped below 55,000 in a single day on Tuesday after the country recorded over 60,000 cases daily for four days on the trot, according to the Union health ministry More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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WHO decries ‘vast global gap’ in funds needed to fight coronavirus

GENEVA (Reuters) – There is a “vast global gap” between funds needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic and funds committed, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday, and More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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Assam DGP tests positive for COVID-19

Guwahati, Aug 10 (PTI) Director General of Assam Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, officials said. Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta The top police officer has opted for home isolation, More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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Tirumala temple reports huge coronavirus outbreak as cases surge

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A well-known Hindu temple in India has seen more than 700 cases of the novel coronavirus among its staff in the past two months, a temple official said on Monday, as cases in the More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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India’s largest crocodile park strapped for cash after virus lockdowns

CHENNAI (Reuters) – India’s largest crocodile park may have as little as four months before it runs out of funds to feed animals, pay staff and do research, as ticket revenue shrinks after coronavirus lockdowns More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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India adds 1,000 dead, 62,000 new infections

NEW DELHI — India has registered a record 1,007 fatalities in the past 24 hours as fresh coronavirus infections surged by another 62,064 cases. Health workers in protective gear stand in queue with others to get More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, August 9th, 2020
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Britain’s COVID-19 daily infections rise to highest level since June

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks walk as the city and surrounding areas face local restrictions in an effort to avoid a local lockdown being forced upon the region, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, August 9th, 2020
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US tops 5 million confirmed virus cases, to Europe’s alarm

ROME (AP) — With confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hitting 5 million Sunday, by far the highest of any country, the failure of the most powerful nation in the world to contain the scourge has been met with More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, August 9th, 2020
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New Zealand marks 100 days without coronavirus case

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand marked 100 days without a domestic transmission of the coronavirus on Sunday, but warned against complacency as countries like Vietnam and Australia which once had the virus More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, August 9th, 2020
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Amit Shah has not undergone any fresh COVID-19 test; MHA refutes negative report claim

New Delhi, Aug 9 (PTI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah has not undergone any fresh COVID-19 test, a Home Ministry official said on Sunday, a clarification which came after BJP’s Delhi MP Manoj Tiwari tweeted More...