coronavirus

  • COVID-19: Nagaland reports lowest daily spike since October 8 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | October 26 In a break from high spikes seen in the recent past, Nagaland saw the second lowest spike of COVID-19 for this month at just 37 fresh cases on October 26.  The lowest daily spike this month was on October 8 when 21 new cases were reported. Thereafter, there were considerable surge in daily cases, particularly during the last two weeks.   “A total of 37 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected today – 28 in Kohima,
  • With spike of over 50k cases, India's Covid-19 caseload reaches 78,64,811
    New Delhi, October 25 (IANS): With a spike of 50,129 Covid-19 cases and 578 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's overall infection tally and the death toll increased to 78,64,811 and 1,18,534, respectively, on Sunday, according to the Health Ministry. Presently, there number of active cases stand at 6,68,154 after a decrease of 12,526 in the last 24 hours. On the other hand, the total recoveries have reached 70,78,123, of which 62,077 were cured and discharged in last 24 hour
  • Global Covid-19 cases top 42.5mn: Johns Hopkins
    Washington, October 25 (IANS): The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 42.5 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,148,940, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Sunday morning, the total number of cases stood at 42,532,198, while the death toll surged to 1,148,943, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update. The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of c
  • What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
    Reuters Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: South Korean deaths after flu shots prompt vaccine worries Officials refused to suspend South Korea's seasonal flu inoculation programme on Thursday, despite growing calls to do so following the deaths of at least 13 people who were vaccinated in recent days. Health authorities said they have found no direct links between the deaths, which include a 17-year old, and the vaccines being given under
  • COVID-19: India breaches 77L cases as daily spike declines
    New Delhi, October 22 (IANS): With a fresh spike of 55,839 coronavirus infections and 702 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Thursday stood at 77,06,946. In a respite, India has been registering less than 60,000 fresh cases per day over the last four days. Out of the total Covid cases, 7,15,812 are currently active, 68,74,518 have been discharged, while 1,16,616 lost the battle against the pandemic. While the recovery rate stands at 88.81 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.51
  • India now has over 76.5L COVID-19 cases
    New Delhi, October 21 (IANS): With a fresh spike of 54,044 coronavirus infections and 717 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Wednesday stood at 76,51,107. Out of these, 7,40,090 are currently active, 67,95,103 have been discharged, while 1,15,914 lost the battle against the pandemic. The country saw 7,254 more than Tuesday's fresh infections, after witnessing slight decline in new cases. While the recovery rate stands at 88.81 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.51 per
  • COVID-19 caseload in Nagaland breaches 8000-mark
    Morung Express News Dimapur | October 20 Barely 9 days after crossing the 7000 mark on October 11, COVID-19 caseload in Nagaland breached 8000 mark on Tuesday. 67 new COVID-19 cases were registered on October 20, taking the State’s tally to 8020. Dimapur had 38 new cases while Kohima had 13, Tuensang had 11 and Mon registered 5 cases respectively, according to State Health and Family welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom. Meanwhile, 60 recoveries were reported on Tue
  • China's economic recovery quickens as consumption returns
    BEIJING, October 19 (Reuters): China's economic recovery accelerated in the third quarter as consumers shook off their coronavirus caution, although the weaker-than-expected headline growth suggested persistent risks for one of the few drivers of global demand. Gross domestic product (GDP) grew 4.9% in July-September from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, slower than the 5.2% forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll but faster than the the second quarter's 3
  • What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
    Reuters Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: 40 million cases worldwide Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally based on official reporting by individual countries. Experts believe the true numbers of both cases and deaths are likely much higher, given deficiencies in testing and potential under-reporting by some countries. The Reuters data shows the pace of the pandemic continues to pick up. It too
  • COVID-19: Daily spike remains low, India's tally crosses 75-lakh mark
    New Delhi, October 19 (IANS): With a spike of 55,722 coronavirus cases and 579 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Monday crossed the 75-lakh mark with a total of 75,50,273 cases. Out of these, 7,72,055 are currently active; 66,63,608 have been discharged, while 1,14,610 lost the battle against the pandemic. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India's active cases have fallen below eight lakh after six weeks and continue to slide further down. The
  • Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone
    Reuters Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a resurgence in the spread of the disease. The Reuters tally is based on official reporting by individual countries. Experts believe the true numbers of both cases and deaths are likely much higher, given deficiencies in testing and potential under-reporting by some countries. The Reuters data shows the pace of the pandemic c
  • Global coronavirus cases rise by one-day record of 400,000
    Reuters Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time late on Friday, a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak. Europe, which successfully tamped down the first surge of infections, has emerged as the new coronavirus epicentre in recent weeks and is reporting on average 140,000 cases a day over the past week. As a region, Europe is reporting more daily cases than India, Brazil and the United States combine
  • Europe crosses 150,000 daily coronavirus cases mark, a week after reporting 100,000 daily cases
    Reuters Europe surpassed 150,000 daily coronavirus cases on Friday just a week after reporting 100,000 cases for the first time, according to Reuters tally, with countries such as France, Germany reporting record daily numbers of infections this week. Much of Europe has tightened curbs including measures such as shutting or ordering early closing of bars, but now the surging infection rates are also testing governments’ resolve to keep schools and non-COVID medical care goi
  • What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
    Reuters Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: First 'no-quarantine' flights arrive into Australia Hundreds of New Zealand passengers started arriving in Sydney on Friday as part of a new trans-Tasman travel bubble. In a tentative re-opening to international tourism, travellers on the approved flights won't be required to quarantine in Sydney, authorities said. The arrangements, however, are not yet reciprocal, with New Zealand requiri
  • India's Covid tally nears 74L, nearly 65L cured
    New Delhi, October 16 (IANS): With a spike of 63,371 coronavirus cases and 895 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally reached 73,70,469 cases, the Union Health Ministry data said on Friday. Out of these, 64,53,779 have been discharged, 8,04,528 are currently active while 1,12,161 lost the battle against the pandemic. According to the Ministry, India continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally, presently pegged at 80. "Some states and UTs are
  • Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus
    Reuters US President Donald Trump urged for a big stimulus to cushion the economic impact of COVID-19, as the country's tally of infections surpassed eight million while reporting record spikes in several states. EUROPE * The Polish government urged its citizens to stay at home and ordered new national restrictions after cases rose by 24% to a record. * Police raided the homes and offices of France's health minister, its public health director and former prime
  • US coronavirus cases surpass eight million as infections spike nationwide
    Reuters US cases of the novel coronavirus crossed 8 million on Thursday, rising by 1 million in less than a month, as another surge in cases hits the nation at the onset of cooler weather. Since the pandemic started, over 217,000 people have died in the United States.  The United States reported 60,000 new infections on Wednesday, the highest since Aug. 14, with rising cases in every region, especially the Midwest. Health experts have long warned that colder tempe
  • What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
    Reuters Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Trump eyes return to rallies U.S. President Donald Trump, who announced he had been infected with the coronavirus on Oct. 2 and spent three nights in a military hospital receiving treatment, said late on Thursday he was feeling "really good" and, with a doctor's blessing, aimed to campaign in Florida on Saturday and in Pennsylvania on Sunday. The White House has repeatedly refused to say
  • Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus
    Reuters US.President Donald Trump faced a fresh backlash for removing his mask when he returned to the White House and urging Americans not to fear the COVID-19 disease that has killed more than 209,000 people in the country and put him in hospital. AMERICAS * White House officials are blocking new federal guidelines for the emergency release of a vaccine, including one that would likely ensure that no vaccine could be authorized before the Nov. 3 presidential election, the Ne
  • 78K new cases take India's tally past 68L
    New Delhi, October 8 (IANS): With a fresh spike of 78,524 coronavirus cases and 971 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Thursday went past the 68-lakh-mark with a total of 68,35,655 cases. Out of these, 9,02,425 are currently active; 58,27,704 have been discharged, while 1,05,526 have lost the battle against the pandemic. The recovery rate stands at 85.02 per cent and the fatality rate at 1.55 per cent, the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. On Tues