Covid-19 in numbers
With the cases doubling every ten days, numbers in India could equal China’s in a matter of two weeks.
Odisha takes on Amphan evacuation with Covid-19 containment
The cyclone is expected to make landfall before Wednesday evening, probably somew...
Twin challenges that are complicating Mumbai's covid battle
A look at the number of beds available in the city may hold some clues to what might have gone haywire.
COVID-19: 64 foreign Tablighis arrested in Bhopal
Tablighi Jamaat had hit headlines earlier over a religious congregation held at Nizamuddin in Delhi in March this year amidst coronavirus pandemic.
View: How to test Covid-19 rationally
A clinical trial of drugs today is often based on Bayesian statistics. However, Bayesian logic is often forgotten by policymakers, resulting in wrong decisions with negative consequences.
Maharashtra: CM Thackeray visits MMRDA’s 1,000-bed temporary Covid-19 hospital
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on May 18 visited Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)’s 1,000 ...
Dharavi's journey to becoming Mumbai s COVID-19 hotspot
It has just been 43 days since the city's most congested ward detected its first case at Dr Baliga Nagar on April 1, setting the alarm bells ringing for the city's administration. The progression was, however, slow in the area and it took a little over a fortnight for Dharavi to add 100 cases to its tally and by May 3, it crossed the 500 mark.
Covid-19: With biggest spike of 6,654 cases, India's tally reaches 1,25,101
India witnessed the biggest ever spike of 6,654 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,25,101, ...
Government 'diluting' COVID-19 testing guidelines: Congress
According to Union health ministry's revised discharge guidelines for people infected with coronavirus, very mild, mild and pre-symptomatic cases can be discharged after 10 days of symptom onset and no fever for three days. No test is required before discharge from COVID-19 care centres, it said.
25 urban districts driving up India's Covid-19 positive rate
A week after lockdown measures were eased across the country, India's overall Covid-19 positive rate has increased, with just 25 urban districts driving up the figure, as per the latest assessment by the Centre.
State govt is fighting COVID-19 and flood simultaneously: CM Sarbananda Sonowal
With BJP led government in Assam completing four years in office, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that state government is fighting against COVID-19 and flood and erosion simultaneously.
Coronavirus in Haryana: 21 US returnees test positive for COVID-19 in Panchkula
Atleast 21 people, who had returned back in Haryana’s Panchkula from the United States of America has tested positive of coronavirus infecti...
Devendra Fadnavis says Uddhav is indecisive, highly dependent on babus
In a video conference with journalists on Thursday, the former Maharashtra chief minister said any move to dislodge the Thackeray-led government has “taken a backseat” as BJP is focussed on combating the Covid-19 pandemic. But he said the present dispensation will “fall apart” before its term due to contradictions in the Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP alliance.
Maharashtra could soon have an AYUSH policy for COVID-19
Maharashtra is among the last states to have an official policy on using traditional medicines among the methods to prevent the spread of coronavirus and to improve the immunity of its citizens.
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