New Delhi/UNI: India reported the highest single-day spike of 62,538 Covid-19 cases during the past 24 hours while 886 people succumbed to the disease in the same period.
Moscow/Sputnik: The worldwide number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has surpassed 19 million, Johns Hopkins University says.
New Delhi/IBNS: India reported over 56,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday mornings, pushing the overall tally close to 20 lakh.
Dhaka: The highly infectious COVID-19 virus has claimed 33 more lives in the past 24 hours, media reports said.
New York: The risk of COVID-19 infection from breastfeeding is negligible and has never been documented, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, in a call for greater support for the practice.
New York: Prioritizing the safety and well-being of women and girls, the UN and partners launched on Tuesday a COVID-19 humanitarian response plan to assist some 5.4 million of the poorest and most marginalized people in the Philippines.
Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh recorded 1,918 more COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours taking the south Asian nation's overall tally to 2,44,020, the Directorate General of Health Services said on Tuesday.
New York: Across Central America and the Caribbean, the more than 70 million children impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic could soon face another threat – catastrophic hurricane storms, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday.
New York: There is “no silver bullet” to combat COVID-19, the head of the UN health agency told journalists on Monday, adding, “and there might never be”.
Lucknow/UNI: The COVID-19 case tally of Uttar Pradesh crossed one lakh-mark on Tuesday after recording 2,983 fresh cases.
New Delhi/UNI: India's COVID recoveries on Tuesday crossed the 12 lakh mark after the country recorded 44,306 cured/discharged cases with the rate of recovery improving to 66.31 per cent.
New Delhi: India recorded 52, 050 fresh COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.
Washington/Sputnik: New York State has reported its lowest daily figures for deaths, hospitalizations and patients in intensive care units (ICUs) from COVID-19 since the pandemic began, Governor Andrew Cuomo told a press conference on Monday.
Geneva/UNI: WHO Health Emergencies Programme Executive Director Dr Michael Ryan on Monday said that India is playing a leading role in the development of potential vaccine candidate and also producing potential anti-COVID drugs.
New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given approval to Serum Institute of India, Pune to conduct Phase II+III clinical trials of Oxford University-Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine (COVISHIELD) in India. This will hasten the development of the COVID-19 vaccine.