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Early rollout of Pfizer's new pill 'Paxlovid' can control Omicron surge: Canada's health experts

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's health experts are optimistic that an early rollout of the approved Paxlovid, Pfizer’s new pill for the treatment of COVID-19,  can help control the surge of Omicron.

Covid tests falling, need to ramp up: Centre directs states

New Delhi/IBNS: Just a week after elaborating on the conditions that do not require COVID-19 tests, the Centre on Tuesday said the number of coronavirus tests in the country has fallen and needed to be ramped up.

Covid: 16 new micro-containment zones declared in Jammu

Jammu/IBNS: The J&K administration has declared 16 new micro-containment zones in the Jammu district following the detection of several covid19 positive cases.

Assam registers biggest single-day spike in Covid cases

Guwahati/UNI: Assam logged the biggest single-day surge in Covid-19 infections numbers, as the state logged nearly 7000 new cases on Monday, the state health officials said on Tuesday.

India registers 2,38,018 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, positivity rate reduces to 14.43 percent

New Delhi: India registered a minor reduction in daily count as 2,38,018 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

JK: DCCRK imparts training to MOs to strengthen health system at PCCCs  

Srinagar: The Divisional Covid Control Room Kashmir imparted training to 51 Medical Officers (MOs) of all the districts to prepare basic health response systems at Panchayat level.

India's positivity rate increases to 19.65 percent, 2,58,089 new COVID-19 cases detected

New Delhi: India's Daily Positivity rate has touched 19.65 percent as the country recorded 2,58,089 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per the Ministry of Health released data on Monday.

Pakistan registers over 4000 COVID-19 cases for second straight day

Pakistan, a nation that has witnessed several waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, registered 4,000 COVID-19 cases for the second straight day, media reports said on Sunday.

India records 2.71 lakh COVID cases in last 24 hrs, 314 deaths

New Delhi/IBNS: India's COVID-19 graph continued its upward curve with 2.71 lakh cases in  the past 24-hours on Sunday, the Union Health Ministry's daily bulletin stated on Sunday.

Chinese mainland reports 65 locally transmitted Covid cases

Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 65 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Sunday.

COVID-19: Chinese mainland reports 104 locally transmitted cases

Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 104 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Saturday.

India registers 2,68,833 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, daily positivity rate touches 16.66 pct

New Delhi: India registered 2,68,833 new COVID-19 cases, including  6,041 Omicron cases, in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Saturday.

Open letter by 35 doctors from across country says 'India overdoing testing, medication'

Mumbai/IBNS: The ongoing third wave of COVID-19 in India is marked by unwarranted testing, medication and hospitalisations just like the previous ones, said a group of 35 distinguished doctors in an open letter from the country and abroad.

WHO recommends two new drugs to treat patients with COVID-19

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Thursday two new drugs to treat patients with COVID-19, one for patients with critical diseaseand one for non-severe cases.

Africa’s fourth COVID wave flattens out after six-week surge

New York: After a six-week surge, Africa’s fourth pandemic wave, which has been mainly driven by the Omicron variant, is flattening, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.