New Delhi/IBNS: The Covid-19 tally in India on Saturday crossed the 78-lakh mark with the reporting of over 53,000 fresh infections in the last 24 hours.
Washington/Xinhua: Multinational pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said on Friday it will resume the trial of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in the United States, which has been paused since September.
Moscow/Sputnik: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the antiviral drug remdesivir as the first COVID-19 treatment without having taken into consideration the results of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Solidarity Trial, Soumya Swaminathan, the WHO's chief scientist, said on Friday.
India has leaped across a significant milestone in its fight against COVID. The active caseload of the country has fallen below 7 lakh for the first time after two months (63 days). The active caseload was below the 7 lakh mark (6,97,330) last on 22nd August.
New Delhi/UNI: Russian Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 will be tested in India on 100 volunteers, the Indian Central Drugs Standard Control Organization's Drug Controller General (DCGI) has said.
Washington/Xinhua: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences' antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) as a treatment for COVID-19.
New Delhi: India registered a single-day spike of 54,366 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said on Friday.
New Delhi/IBNS: India's tally of Novel Coronavirus on Thursday touched 77.06 lakh with the reporting of close to 56,000 fresh infections in the last 24 hours.
London/Sputnik: UK local authorities are asking care homes across England to inform the amount of beds they can provide in their facilities for COVID-19 patients, as the United Kingdom is heading towards another peak of infections, a prominent watchdog said on Wednesday, citing leaked official documents.
Wellington/Xinhua: New Zealand reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, 23 of which are imported cases caught at the border, and two are cases linked to the port worker reported on Sunday, who are workplace contacts.
Madrid/Xinhua: The Spanish government is mulling new restrictions including curfews to contain a new wave of COVID-19 infections, Health Minister Salvador Illa said Tuesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: At least 50 per cent of India's population is likely to be affected by Covid-19 by February 2021, which will help in slowing the spread of the illness, a government committee formed to make projections related to the highly contagious disease said, reported Reuters.
New Delhi/UNI: India in the past 24 hours recorded 46,791 fresh COVID-19 cases, lowest in nearly three months, as per the Union Health Ministry update on Tuesday.
Islamabad: Pakistani Minister Asad Umar has claimed that the country's mortality rate due to COVID-19 has increased 140 percent last week.
New Delhi/IBNS: After being battered by Novel Coronavirus for months, India, a country of 1.3 billion people, is slowly and steadily showing a brighter picture as the country's daily cases significantly dropped to 46,790 on Tuesday.