New Delhi/IBNS: India is the biggest buyer of Coronavirus vaccine in the world with 1.6 billion doses to cover 800 million people, according to a study based on countries across the globe, said media reports, adding that the government Friday decided to inoculate health workers, armed forces, police personnel, and municipal workers first.
Kolkata/IBNS: Three senior West Bengal physicians, including Kolkata's College of Medicine & Sagore Dutta Hospital's principal Hasi Dasgupta, succumbed to the novel coronavirus on Thursday, reports said.
Kabul/UNI: A total of 263 new COVID-19 positive cases have been registered in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, taking the the total number of infections to 46,980 in the country, said a statement of Public Health Ministry released here Wednesday.
Pune-based Serum Institute of India's (SII) said its 'COVISHIELD' vaccine is safe and immunogenic after a volunteer claimed that he suffered neurological and psychological side effects after taking a shot of the vaccine.
Washington/IBNS: Drug manufacturer Moderna has said after full results of a late stage study showed its Covid-19 vaccine has 94.1% effectiveness and no serious safety concerns, it has decided to apply for US and European emergency authorization on Monday, said a Reuters report.
New Delhi/IBNS: India added 41,810 new infections of coronavirus in the last 24 hours taking the country's total tally to 93,92,919 cases, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.
Moscow/Sputnik: France’s coronavirus death toll rose past 50,000 on Tuesday after another 458 patients died in hospitals in the past day, according to figures shared by the public health agency.
Moscow/Sputnik: The number of coronavirus cases confirmed all over the world has surpassed 58 million, while the global COVID-19 death toll stands at over 1,378,000 according to the latest data from the Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center.
New Delhi/IBNS: India, a country of 1.3 billion people, added 45,209 fresh cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infections in the country to 90.95 lakh, the Union Health Ministry data showed on Sunday.
New Delhi/IBNS: More than 400 ICU beds have been added in private and government-run hospitals across the national capital in the past five days to combat the third wave of coronavirus, the Delhi government said on Saturday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said he is confident that the coronavirus vaccine will be ready in three to four months and the vaccine will be given to 135 crore Indians after scientifically evaluating who should receive the vaccine first.
Dhaka: Bangladesh registered 21 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Wednesday.
New Delhi/UNI: Around 45 doctors and 160 paramedics from Central Armed police Force (CAPF) will soon take over the management of the DRDO-run Covid care hospital near Delhi airport, Union Home Ministry officials said here on Wednesday.
New Delhi/UNI: As the number of Coronavirus infection cases are increasing rapidly in Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will hold a review meeting on Sunday to assess the situation in the national Capital with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Health Minister Satyendra Jain and top officials.
New Delhi/IBNS: With a fresh jump of 41,100 cases in the last 24 hours, India's coronavirus count has touched 88.14 lakh, the Union Health Minister said in a bulletin on Sunday.