Seoul/Sputnik: South Korea has confirmed its first case of the new strain of coronavirus that was originally discovered in Brazil, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on Monday.
London/IBNS: Britain on Wednesday recorded 1,041 new fatalities from the coronavirus.
New Delhi/UNI: With 13 more people testing positive for the new variant of Novel Coronavirus, the total number of such cases in the country rose to 71, the Union Health Ministry said here on Wednesday.
New Delhi/UNI: As many as 20 more people tested positive for the new UK variant of Novel Coronavirus, taking the total number of such cases to 58, the Union Health Ministry said here on Tuesday.
London/Sputnik: The United Kingdom registered 54,990 COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours, a drop from 57,725 the day before, according to government figures.
New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: With five more people detected with the new Coronavirus strain, which was first found in Britain, the total number of such cases in India rose to 25, the Union Health Ministry update said on Thursday.
London/UNI: The United Kingdom on Wednesday approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, becoming the first country in the world to authorize the vaccine against the highly contagious virus.
Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal health department has put its machineries on high alert after the first case of the new UK strain of Coronavirus, which is reportedly 70 per cent more contagious than the existing one, was confirmed in Kolkata, sources said.
New Delhi/IBNS: India will be conducting genome sequencing on all international passengers who were symptomatic and tested positive for coronavirus in the last 14 days from Dec 9 to 22, the Centre said after six people tested positive for the UK mutant strain of the virus on Tuesday.
Vijayawada/UNI: The new coronavirus mutant strain case was detected in Andhra Pradesh's Rajamahendravaram.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Monday extended the earlier guidelines for surveillance, which will remain in force upto Jan 31, in the view of the spread of the new strain of coronavirus in the UK.
Moscow/Sputnik: UK scientists are testing a new drug to prevent people, who have been exposed to the coronavirus, from falling ill with COVID-19, media reported.
London/UNI: More than 600,000 people have received the Pfizer vaccine against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the UK's Department of Health said on Thursday night.
London/IBNS: British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Wednesday that a new, more infectious variant of coronavirus has been found in Britain in cases linked to South Africa.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid an alarm over the new strain of coronavirus first detected and rapidly spreading in Britain, 22 people who returned from the United Kingdom in the last few days tested positive for Covid-19.