Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra on Monday surpassed Covid-19 epicentre China as the Novel Coronavirus tally in the western state of the vast country is almost touching 86,000.
Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: Five new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus pandemic started in December 2019, the Hubei Province Health Commission said on Monday.
New York/IBNS: The key work of tracing the animal transmission source of the COVID-19 coronavirus infection in humans is ongoing and must be carried out to prevent future health emergencies, a top UN health agency scientist said on Friday, after the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed more than 3.5 million cases of infection and 250,000 deaths globally.
Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in central China's Hubei Province on Friday, the provincial health commission said Saturday.
Paris/IBNS: A Nobel Prize-winning French virologist has said he believes that the COVID-19 was developed in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Chinese health authority said Friday that it received reports of 26 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland Thursday, of which 15 were imported.
Wuhan/UNI: China's COVID-19 outbreak epicentre Wuhan has increased the death toll from the deadly virus by 50 percent amid worldwide suspicion of the figures it released earlier.
New York/IBNS: With Thursday marking 100 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) was first notified about what is now officially known as COVID-19, the agency’s chief said the virus has already infected more than 1.3 million people worldwide, and without action now, poor countries could suffer massive devastation.
WUHAN/Xinhua/UNI: A total of 21,046 medical personnel from across China aiding central China's Hubei Province had left the province as of Tuesday as the novel coronavirus outbreak is subdued, according to local authorities.
Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Wuhan, the epicenter of the COVID-19 epidemic, Monday marked its fifth day in a row of zero new confirmed cases, a Chinese health official said Monday.
New Delhi/UNI: As many as 112 evacuees including 36 foreigners, who arrived from the Coronavirus epicenter Wuhan in China, were taken to makeshift quarantine facility of Indo Tibetan Border Police’s (ITBP) at Chhawla here on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS: At a time when fresh cases of coronavirus outbreak are being reported from several other nations apart from China, Indians are advised to refrain from non-essential travel to Republic of Korea, Iran and Italy, the government advised people in its Travel advisory.
Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, will conduct nucleic acid tests for all elderly care institutions by Feb. 28 as some confirmed and suspected cases were reported in the facilities, local authorities said Saturday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Cabinet Secretary chaired a high-level meeting to review the status, actions taken and preparedness of States/UTs regarding management of Novel Coronavirus (COVID19), here on Saturday.
Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: The number of people, who have been infected with a new coronavirus across mainland China, has reached 75,465, with 2,236 patients having died, the National Health Commission said on Friday.