December 05, 2020 17:17 (IST)
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Mega door-to-door Covid survey begins in Tripura

Agartala/UNI: Over 5000 teams have started a health survey this morning to identify persons with influenza-like illnesses, including breathing difficulties, to detect potential Covid cases in Tripura, as a strategy to fight the worsening pandemic situation.

Covid-19 situation betters in Delhi, national capital now 8th in terms of active cases

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi, which is one of the worst Covid-19-affected parts of the country, is slowly recovering from grasp of the contagion as the national capital is now placed at the eighth position in terms of active cases.

Kolkata Police report second Covid-19 fatality in single day, toll now 5

Kolkata/IBNS: The Kolkata Police reported its second death due to Covid-19 within 24 hours on Friday, taking the total number of fatalities in the city police to five, reports said on Saturday. 

West Bengal on second day of biweekly anti-Covid-19 lockdown today

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal, the eastern state of India, is on Saturday witnessing the second day of a biweekly lockdown called by its government to stem the spread of Novel Coronavirus.

Total lockdown imposed in Manipur amid increasing Covid cases

Imphal/UNI: Manipur government has imposed a total lockdown in the state from 1400 hours today for one week amid rising Covid cases.

West Bengal witnesses complete anti-Covid-19 lockdown today

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal is witnessing a complete lockdown to stem the spread of Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19 on Thursday.

Covid-19: Health Ministry warns against use of N-95 masks with respirator valves

New Delhi/IBNS: The Director General of Health Services (DGHS) of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has warned all states and union territories against the 'inappropriate use' of N-95 protective masks with valved respirators, saying these do not prevent the Novel Coronavirus from spreading out.

Spike in Covid-19 cases in West Bengal 'cause of concern': Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: The central government has expressed concern over the spike in Novel Coronavirus cases in the eastern state of West Bengal.

DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh goes into self-quarantine after meeting BJP J-K chief who tested Covid positive

New Delhi/IBNS: DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh went into self-quarantine on Tuesday after he learned that Jammu and Kashmir BJP chief Ravinder Raina, whom he met on July 12, has tested positive for coronavirus.

Laxmi Ratan Shukla's wife tests positive for Covid-19, family quarantined

Kolkata/IBNS: The wife of former Indian cricketer and West Bengal Minister-of-State for Sports and Youth Services, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, has tested positive for Novel Coronavirus.

All Delhi state university exams stand cancelled: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi government on Saturday announced to cancel all Delhi state university examinations, including the final exams, in view of major disruptions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.

COVID not conspiracy but a real threat; opening parks, yatra confusing: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar/UNI: Cautioning people that COVID-19 was not some conspiracy to harass them, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said it is a real and serious threat.

West Bengal records highest-ever single-day spike with 986 Covid-19 cases, 23 more deaths reported

Kolkata/IBNS: A day before "stricter lockdown" in all the broad-based containment zones across West Bengal, the state on Wednesday registered 986 new cases of Covid-19, the highest single-day spike so far, taking the tally to 24,823, including 7,705 active cases, 827 deaths and 16,291 discharges, state health department said.

Special trains between West Bengal and Covid hotspots to run once a week

Kolkata/IBNS: Special trains to West Bengal's Howrah station from Covid-19 hotspots, including, Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad will now run once a week, following Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's request to cut down the number of trains from hotspot areas as coronavirus cases in the state have been hitting new highs in the past one week, said reports.

Covid-19 death rate declining in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the deaths due to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic were declining, urging people in the national capital not to panic over the surge in infections.