July 09, 2020 13:30 (IST)
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Covid-19: India registers record 24,879 cases, 487 more die

New Delhi/UNI: India's Covid-19 tally on Thursday climbed past 7.6 lakhs, after registering a record breaking rise of 24,879 fresh infections in the past 24 hours while 487 people lost their lives in the same period pushing the death toll to 21,129.

Cipla's generic version of Remdesivir to be cheapest among rivals: Report

Bengaluru/IBNS: Indian drug company Cipla has priced its generic version of Remdesivir, named Cipremi, at Rs 4,000 or USD 53.34 per 100 mg vial, making it the lowest priced versions of the COVID-19 treatment, a Reuters report said.

Bihar registers 749 new Covid-19 cases

Patna/UNI:  With 749 new cases, including 235 in Patna alone, the coronavirus tally increased to 13274 in Bihar so far.

Bihar: Seven days lockdown in Patna again from July 10

Patna/UNI: In view of the soaring graph of coronavirus positive cases in Patna, the administration today decided to enforce lockdown again from July 10 till 16 in Patna.

India's COVID-19 recovery rate improves, touches 61.53%: Govt

New Delhi: India witnessed a sharp recovery of 61.53 percent COVID-19 infected patients in the past 24 hours, government said.

Coronavirus outbreak: 3 more die, death toll rises to 146 in J&K

Srinagar/UNI: Three patients including two women and a 65-year-old man died due to COVID-19 in Kashmir, taking the death toll due to the virus in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to 146.

Indonesia reports 1,853 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 50 new deaths

Jakarta/Xinhua:  The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,853 within one day to 68,079, with the death toll adding by 50 to 3,359, Achmad Yurianto, a Health Ministry official, said at a press conference here on Wednesday.

India adds 22,752 new Covid-19 cases, 482 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India continued to witness a massive surge in Novel Coronavirus cases as 22,752 people in the country of 1.3 billion people were newly infected between Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, taking the overall Covid-19 tally to 7,42,417.

More evidence of causal link between air pollution and early death

Strengthening U.S. air quality standards for fine particulate pollution to be in compliance with current World Health Association (WHO) guidelines could save more than 140,000 lives over the course of a decade, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

WHO to issue new brief on airborne transmission, following ‘active engagement’ with scientists

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to issue a brief on the modes of transmission of the new coronavirus, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Search for COVID-19 vaccine: Novavax announces $1.6 billion funding from US govt's Operation Warp Speed

New York: Novavax, Inc, a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, on Tuesday announced that it has been selected to participate in Operation Warp Speed (OWS), a U.S. government program that aims to begin delivering millions of doses of a safe, effective vaccine for COVID-19 in 2021.

Spike in Australian COVID-19 cases "deeply concerning": health authority

Canberra/Xinhua:  Australia has recorded almost 200 new cases of coronavirus in a single day.

West Bengal reports 850 fresh Covid-19 cases, death toll crosses 800 mark

Kolkata/IBNS: With 850 new infections reported in the last 24 hours, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in West Bengal has mounted to 23,837, including 7,243 active cases, 804 deaths and 15,790 discharges, reports said on Tuesday.

COVID-19: 1178 new positive cases reported in AP

The spike in Coronavirus positive cases as well as deaths continued in Andhra Pradesh as 1178 fresh cases were reported while 13 more patients died on Tuesday.

Move away from outdated ‘mad or bad’ approach to mental illness, urges independent UN expert

New York: States, civil society, psychiatric organizations and the World Health Organization (WHO) itself must change the way they address mental health challenges, a UN independent rights expert said, calling for a shift towards understanding the context behind mental distress.