Kolkata/IBNS: Witnessing the biggest single-day spike of 2,997 infections, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in West Bengal on Thursday touched 1,07,323, including 26,447 active ones, 2259 deaths and 78,617 discharges, reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: With 2,931 fresh infections and 49 more deaths reported in the past 24 hours, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in West Bengal has crossed the one lakh mark, reports said on Tuesday.
Moscow/IBNS: Russia on Tuesday said the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute has been named 'Sputnik V' in reference to the 1957 launch of a Soviet satellite, soon after President Vladimir Putin announced his country was the first to register a coronavirus vaccine.
Moscow/IBNS: Russia has become the first country in the world to register a vaccine against COVID-19, President Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday during a government meeting, Russian news agency Sputnik said.
Wellington/UNI: New Zealand reported one new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, with the number of active cases in the country being 22, all in managed isolation or quarantine facilities, according to the Ministry of Health.
Kolkata/IBNS: Three senior physicians, who were battling Covid-19 at different private hospitals in Kolkata's EM Bypass area for the past few weeks, died on Monday, reports said.
Lucknow/UNI: Stressing on providing quality health services at all Covid -19 hospitals in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said that the additional deployment of doctors should be made in these hospitals if required.
New Delhi: In a new high, India has scaled the peak of testing more than 7 lakhs tests in a single day. Continuing the streak of more than 6 lakh tests in a single day for several days, India’s tests have grown exponentially. 7,19,364 tests were done in the last 24 hours.
Guwahati/IBNS: Two more MLAs of BJP and AIUDF of Assam have tested positive for COVID-19.
New Delhi/IBNS: India recorded a massive single-day spike of 64,399 new coronavirus patients taking the country's total tally to cross 21 lakh-mark, the Union Health Ministry stated on Sunday.
Mexico City/Sputnik: Mexico’s COVID-19 tally has topped 475,000 cases after another 6,495 people have tested positive in the past 24 hours, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said on Sunday.
Dhaka: At least 32 new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours, officials said.
New Delhi/IBNS: With focused efforts to reduce mortalities due to COVID-19, India has registered one of the lowest deaths per million at 30 as compared to the global average of 91 deaths per million, the Centre said on Saturday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has formed an expert committee comprising members from the concerned ministries and institutions to look into all the aspects of Covid-19 vaccine plan as six vaccines are in the phase 3 or combined phase 2 and 3 trials and several countries are in the process of finalising deals with multiple vaccine makers.
Los Angeles/Xinhua: The US state of California witnessed its death toll from COVID-19 surpass 10,000 on Friday, the California Department of Public Health said.