Shivraj Singh Chouhan discharged from hospital

Bhopal, Aug 5 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was on Wednesday discharged from a Bhopal hospital after recovering from COVID-19, an official said. MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Doctors have advised Chouhan, who was in the hospital for 11 days, to be under home quarantine and self-monitor his health for a week. Chouhan, 61, who More...

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By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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With spike of 52,509 cases, India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 19 lakh mark

New Delhi [India], Aug 5 (ANI): With the single-day spike of 52,509 cases India’s COVID-19 tally crossed the 19 lakh mark on Wednesday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). A More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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IIT-Kanpur director tests positive for coronavirus

Kanpur: Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur Director Professor Abhay Karandikar tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. IIT-Kanpur Director Professor Abhay Karandikar Karandikar developed a mild fever two More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Over 50% of COVID-19 deaths in India in patients aged 60 and above: Health Ministry

New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Over 50 per cent of COVID-19 deaths in India have taken place among people aged 60 years and above and 37 per cent deaths have been reported among patients in the age group of 45 More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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COVID-19: India’s testing rate lower than other nations, says WHO Chief Scientist

Hyderabad: Noting that lockdown was a temporary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus, a senior official of the World Health Organisation on Tuesday said India has a low testing rate when compared to some More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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COVID-19: SC asks Centre, States to ensure timely pension, essentials to senior citizens

New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central and State governments to continue providing timely old age pension, mask, sanitisers and essential good and services to all senior More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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US doing ‘very well’ against COVID-19, India has a ‘tremendous problem’: Trump

Washington DC, Aug 4 (PTI) President Donald Trump has said that as compared to big countries, America is doing “very well” in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, while India is having a “tremendous More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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India records over 50,000 Covid-19 cases for seventh straight day

NEW Delhi, INDIA (AP) — India’s daily increase in infections topped 50,000 for a seventh straight day. Health workers in personal protective equipment rest during a check up campaign for the coronavirus disease More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to hospital

Bengaluru, Aug 4 (PTI) Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors. Former Karnataka chief minister More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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After good work initially, laxity caused surge in COVID-19 cases now in Kerala: CM

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said laxity and complacency were the reasons for the surge in coronavirus cases in the state even though Kerala was lauded More...