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By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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WHO says smoking linked to higher risk of virus

London: The World Health Organization says smoking is linked to a higher risk of severe illness and death from the coronavirus in hospitalized patients, although it was unable to specify exactly how much greater More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Other deaths spike in Ahmedabad ravaged by coronavirus

Ahmedabad: A large Indian city badly hit by the coronavirus has recorded a sharp rise in deaths not attributed to the outbreak, according to official data and burial records, highlighting how the pandemic has affected More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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India virus count tops 600,000 amid recent surge

New Delhi: India’s number of coronavirus cases passed 600,000 on Thursday with the nation’s infection curve rising and its testing capacity being increased. Healthcare workers wearing Personal Protective Equipment More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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India’s tally of coronavirus infections crosses 600,000

Mumbai: India’s coronavirus infections surpassed 600,000 on Thursday, with 17,834 deaths, as authorities battled to contain the pandemic while easing lockdown rules, officials and the health ministry said. Migrant More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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With spike of 19,148 cases, India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 6 lakh mark

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 tally breached the 6 lakh cases mark with 19,148 new coronavirus cases being reported in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Health Ministry on Thursday. A woman reacts as a healthcare More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Americans more anxious about coronavirus, Reuters/Ipsos poll shows, as U.S. cases surge

New York: Americans’ anxieties over the spread of the coronavirus are at the highest level in more than a month, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday, a day after the United States recorded the biggest single-day More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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India gold prices hit all-time high as virus spike lifts safe-haven demand

Mumbai: Gold prices in India hit an all-time high on Wednesday, tracking a global rally, as surging coronavirus cases in many countries raised the metal’s safe-haven appeal. A sales woman wearing a face shield More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Record 507 COVID-19 deaths in single day in India; 18,653 new cases

New Delhi: With 507 people succumbing to coronavirus in a day, the highest so far, India”s COVID-19 death toll rose to 17,400 while the total tally climbed to 5,85,493 after 18,653 new cases were reported More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
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No return to pre-pandemic job levels in 2020: ILO

Geneva: The outlook for the global labour market in the second half of 2020 is “highly uncertain” and the forecast recovery will not be enough for employment to return to pre-pandemic levels this year, the International More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
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India’s Modi extends free foodgrain program for poor battling coronavirus

Mumbai: The Indian government will extend a free foodgrain distribution scheme for 800 million people amid the ongoing pandemic until the end of November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a national address More...

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