J&K sees highest single-day spike of new Covid cases

Jammu |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported its highest single-day spike of 4,651 new Covid cases while three more patients succumbed.

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Omicron to peak in India by Feb 15, may spell end of 3rd wave: Experts

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST

Most of India will see a peak in Omicron cases by mid February, health experts said on Tuesday.

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Daily Covid tally zooms in Kerala with 28,481 new cases

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST

The daily Covid positive cases in Kerala continue to rise as 28,481 people turned positive from 80,740 samples tested, taking the positivity rate (TPR) to 35.27 per cent on Tuesday, state Health Minis

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Moderna to come up with combined Covid and flu booster by 2023

Washington |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST

US drugmaker Moderna is working on a combined Covid-19 and flu booster shot, which could be available in some countries by fall 2023 at the earliest, CEO Stephane Bancel has said.

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Covid: 92% of patients treated with Pfizer anti-viral showed better health

Jerusalem |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST

More than 90 per cent of Covid patients treated with Pfizer's antiviral drug Paxlovid showed significant improvement within three days, according to a report.

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At 2.82L new Covid cases, India sees over 18% single-day rise

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:07 PM IST

India reported 2,82,970 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is a rise of over 18 per cent from the previous day's count. In the same time, 441 deaths were registered taking the toll to 4,87,

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Ensure only Covaxin is given to 15-18 group: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:07 AM IST

Bharat Biotech has urged healthcare workers to ensure that only Covaxin is administered to individuals in the 15-18 years age group.

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29 migrant workers from UP test Covid positive in K'taka

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:07 AM IST

As many as 29 migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh have tested positive in Madikeri city of Kodagu district which borders Kerala, officials said on Tuesday.

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Telangana scales up daily Covid tests to over a lakh

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:07 AM IST

Telangana on Tuesday logged 2,983 Covid-19 cases while the health authorities conducted over one lakh tests during the 24-hour period.

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Global Covid caseload tops 333.5 mn

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 3:45:07 PM IST

Amid an ongoing resurgence across the world, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 333.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.55 million and vaccinations to over 9.68 billion, acc

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Amid sharp fall in Covid cases, Delhi's hospitalisation rate remains same

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST

After a massive spike in Covid infections, Delhi has started seeing a declining trajectory of cases with a downward trend reported for the fifth day in a row on Tuesday. However, the hospitalisation r

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K'taka warns medical practitioners against spreading false Covid information

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:07 AM IST

The Karnataka government on Tuesday warned medical practitioners of the state to exercise restraint while giving opinion on the Covid-19 situation in the state, otherwise they would be booked under va

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