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Coronavirus LIVE: India adds 18,574 cases on Sat; tally up at 10,188,353

By | December 27, 2020

Coronavirus India live updates: India reported 18,574 new Covid-19 infections on Saturday, according to Worldometer, taking the total count to 10,188,392. The death toll mounted to 147,659 with 280 new fatalities. Total discharged cases stands at 9,760,848. The central government is planning a dry run for administering the Covid-19 vaccine in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat and Punjab… Read More »

Global Covid19 cases surpass 76 mn, death toll up by 1.68 mn: Johns Hopkins

By | December 20, 2020

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 76 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.68 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Sunday, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood… Read More »

World Coronavirus Dispatch: The case for showing proof of immunity

By | December 9, 2020

Demand for ultra-cold freezers soars Governments around the world are scrambling for ultra-cold freezers to ship coronavirus vaccines and as a result demand is soaring. Moderna vaccine which is currently under review requires -20 degree Celsius for six-month storage and the Pfizer needs to be kept at -70 degree Celsius temperatures. Suppliers are ramping… Read More »

World Coronavirus Dispatch: Tracing scientists’ efforts in a brutal year

By | December 7, 2020

China peddles falsehoods to obscure origin of Covid Nine months into the Coronavirus pandemic, China is trying to change the narrative of Covid-19’s origins by pushing misleading theories that the virus came from elsewhere. Fearing damage to global and domestic reputation, the country recently said that packaged food might have brought the virus. The… Read More »

World Coronavirus Dispatch: Recovery warrants wrestling with human nature

By | November 28, 2020

The virus keeps evolving even after vaccine arrival With highly effective vaccines (from what we have seen so far in trial results) expected, it seems that humanity may emerge out of the pandemic, albeit with devastating economic and human costs. But that doesn’t mean that coronavirus will cease to exist as it is entirely… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: India Covid-19 cases 9,095,908; death toll 133,263

By | November 22, 2020

A health worker shows a sample for Covid-19 testing | Photo: PTI Coronavirus LIVE updates: India is the second worst-affected country in the world after the US. The total confirmed Covid-19 case count in India has crossed 9 million-mark, but the daily spike in new cases is witnessing a drop. The country’s death toll has mounted to 133,263.… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: Delhi’s third Covid-19 wave worst so far, says Minister

By | November 8, 2020

Coronavirus LIVE update: India’s Covid-19 caseload went past 8.5 million on Sunday, while the number of people who recuperated from the disease surged to 78,68,968 pushing the national recovery rate to 92.49 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The country’s death toll has mounted to 126,162. Delhi logged the highest single-day spike of 7,178 new… Read More »