September 29, 2020 13:42 (IST)
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India reports over 70,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, tally crosses 61 lakh

New Delhi/IBNS: India, the worst Covid-19 Asian country, on Tuesday reported 70,589 new infections taking the overtally beyond 61 lakh.

One millionth death from COVID-19 ‘an agonizing milestone’: UN Secretary-General

New York: With over one million lives having succumbed to COVID-19 globally, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that while the “agonizing milestone” is a “mind-numbing figure”, the world must never lose sight of each and every individual life.

Global partnership to make available 120 million affordable, quality COVID-19 rapid tests for low- and middle-income countries: WHO

Geneva: A set of agreements to make available, for low and middle-income countries, affordable, high-quality COVID-19 antigen rapid tests were on Monday announced by the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. Organizations involved in the milestone agreement include the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), the Global Fund, Unitaid, and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Jammu and Kashmir: Administration upgrading District Hospital Handwara to benefit locals

With an aim to provide better health facilities to people, the administration has started upgrading the District Hospital Handwara in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Chinese mainland reports 21 new imported COVID-19 cases

Beijing/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland reported 21 new imported COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 2,823, the National Health Commission said Monday.

India's COVID-19 case tally surpasses 60-lakh mark 

India registered 82,170 new COVID-19 cases as the total number of instances in the country now crossed the 60-lakh mark, as per the Ministry of Health released data.

Shanghai reports 10 new imported COVID-19 cases

Beijing/Xinhua: Shanghai reported 10 imported COVID-19 cases and no domestically transmitted cases on Sunday, the municipal health commission said Monday.

COVID-19 tally of Chhattisgarh crosses 1 lakh mark

Raipur/UNI:  The COVID-19 tally of Chhattisgarh stood at 102461 on Saturday after 3896 positive cases were reported during the last 24 hours while 23 patients with COVID-19 infection died, pushing the death toll to 817 in the state so far.

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 1 million-mark

New York: The death toll due to COVID-19 across the globe has touched 1,000,000.

Bangladesh: COVID-19 cases touch 359,148, death toll reaches 5,161

Dhaka/Xinhua: Bangladesh reported 1,275 new COVID-19 cases and 32 new deaths on Sunday, making the tally at 359,148 and death toll at 5,161, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

India reports higher number of new recoveries than new COVID-19 cases for several consecutive days

New Delhi: New recoveries in India have exceeded the new cases for several successive days during the period of the past nine days.

India's Covid-19 tally nears 60-lakh mark with 88,600 fresh cases in last 24 hrs

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Sunday added 88,600 fresh cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours taking the country's total tally to near the 60-lakh mark.

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority limits price of medical oxygen

New Delhi/IBNS: In order to ensure the availability of medical oxygen at reasonable rates, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has placed a cap on the prices.

About 1,700 college students in Manchester told to self-isolate after coronavirus outbreak

London/Xinhua: Some 1,700 students at Manchester Metropolitan University have been told to stay in their rooms for 14 days after 127 tested positive for coronavirus, local media reported Saturday.

Will the government of India have 80,000 crores available for COVID-19 vaccines: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla asks

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Saturday asked whether the Indian government will have Rs. 80,000 crores over the next one year to buy and distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to everyone in India.