PGI to treat only serious Covid-19 cases from Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

In view of surge in coronavirus cases, a high-powered committee of the PGI Hospital, here on Saturday, decided that patients from Punjab and Haryana should be referred to it only if the healthcare cen

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K'taka govt asks RTCs to identify staff aged under 50

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporations (KSRTCs) are preparing a list of employees below 50 years of age to submit to the government, following an order, an official said on Saturday.

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872 new corona cases in Gujarat, 10,308 active cases

Gandhinagar |Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

As many as 872 new coronavirus cases took Gujarat's total tally to 41,027 on Saturday, while 10 more COVID-19 casualties increased the death toll to 2,034.

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Oxygen cylinders seized amid shortage at Hyderabad Covid hospitals

Hyderabad |Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

Amid shortage of oxygen cylinders in hospitals for Covid-19 patients, Hyderabad police seized 29 oxygen cylinders and busted two gangs who were hoarding them.

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Record 2,798 new corona cases in Karnataka, 70 more deaths

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST

Karnataka recorded 2,798 more coronavirus cases and 70 more COVID-19 casualties, raising the state's total cases to 36,216 and the death toll to 613, an official said on Saturday.

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Bengaluru to be under complete lockdown from July 14 to 22 (Lead)

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST

Alarmed by surging Covid cases daily since July 1, the Karnataka government decided to re-impose a total lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts from July 14 till July 22, it was announced on

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Hand over Goa Covid-19 hospital to Army: Kamat (Ld)

Panaji |Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

With three more Covid-19 deaths reported in Goa in the last 24 hours, Congress leader Digambar Kamat on Saturday demanded its only designated Covid-19 hospital be handed over to the Army and a White P

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To curb COVID-19 spread, lockdown extended in Guwahati for another week (Ld)

Guwahati |Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

In view of the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, the Assam government has extended lockdown in the Kamrup (Metro) district for one more week after the 14-day shutdown ends on Sunday, officials said here o

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Maha's daily Covid cases cross 8K mark, total toll passes 10K

Mumbai |Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

Maharashtra's Covid-19 death toll crossed 10,000 on Saturday while new cases shot above the 8,000 mark for the first time, with the state's tally now higher than Italy and Pakistan, officials said.

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268 test positive for Covid-19, 10 more succumb in J&K

Srinagar |Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST

A total of 268 people tested positive for coronavirus in J&K on Saturday while ten patients succumbed to the dreaded virus during last 24 hours.

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COVID-19 victim's body carried in autorickshaw in Telangana

Hyderabad |Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST

In a shocking incident highlighting the utter negligence of health officials in Telangana's Nizamabad town, body of a COVID-19 victim was carried in an autorickshaw.

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Dharavi emerges as a 'global role model': Thackeray

Mumbai |Sunday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST

After the World Health Organisation (WHO) acknowledged the manner in which the Covid-19 spread was arrested in Mumbai's Dharavi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said that Asia'

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