COVID-19 positive

  • Nagaland RD Minister tests COVID-19 positive
    67 fresh cases, 16 recoveries on September 23 Dimapur, September 23 (MExN): 67 COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Nagaland on September 23, which included State Minister for Rural Development Metsubo Jamir. The Minister reportedly tested positive after his return from New Delhi. A confirmatory second test is awaited. Jamir took to Twitter to confirm the status of his COVID-19 test on Wednesday. “…anyone who has had contact with me is kindly requested to
  • West Ham United manager, two players test positive for Covid-19
    London, September 23 (IANS): Premier League club West Ham United have confirmed that head coach David Moyes and two players - Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have tested positive for Covid-19. "West Ham United can confirm that David Moyes, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have returned positive tests for Covid-19," the club said in a statement on Tuesday. The club's medical team was informed of the test results as the team was at the London Stadium preparing for Carabao Cup thir
  • Coronavirus found on imported squid packaging in China
    NINGBO, China, September 20 (Reuters): Authorities in China's northeastern Jilin province have found the novel coronavirus on the packaging of imported squid, health authorities in the city of Fuyu said on Sunday, urging anyone who may have bought it to get themselves tested. One of the packages had arrived in the city via the provincial capital Changchun, Fuyu city's health office said on its official WeChat account on Sunday. It asked people who had bought and eate
  • DC Kohima notifies on sealed area
    Kohima, September 17 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie has notified that in view of the detection of a COVID-19 positive person residing at Jail colony, Kohima a house has been demarcated as sealed area in order to contain the spread of the disease/infection and for necessary contact tracing. All movement of person/vehicles within the defined sealed area is strictly restricted/prohibited and under active surveillance with effect from the date of sealing.
  • Four new positive COVID-19 tests in Premier League
    LONDON, September 15 (Reuters): The Premier League confirmed on Monday that the latest round of COVID-19 tests had produced four new positives. There were 2,131 players and club staff tested between Sept. 7-Sept. 13, a Premier League statement said. The previous week's tests had produced three positives from 1,605 tests. The identity of those testing positive was not announced, but they will now have to self-isolate for 10 days. The Premier League kicked off at the weekend
  • Atletico coach Simeone tests positive for coronavirus
    MADRID, September 13 (Reuters): Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has tested positive for COVID-19, his club said in a statement on Saturday, meaning the team could be without their manager when they start the La Liga campaign in two weeks' time. Atleti's statement said the Argentine was asymptomatic and was currently isolating in his home after undergoing a test on Friday during the team's pre-season training camp. The La Liga season started on Saturday but At
  • Napoli president De Laurentiis tests positive for COVID-19
    ROME, September 10 (Reuters): Napoli president and owner Aurelio De Laurentiis has tested positive for COVID-19, the Serie A club said in a statement on Thursday. The club said he returned a positive result in a test carried out on Wednesday, but gave no further details. De Laurentiis took part in a Serie A assembly on Wednesday alongside officials from other leading Italian clubs. The charismatic 71-year-old has resurrected Napoli since buying them in 2004 after they had
  • Rapper Raftaar tests Covid-19 positive
    Rapper Raftaar has tested Covid-19 positive. The singer is asymptomatic and currently living in isolation at home. Confirming the news on Wednesday, Raftaar however said there might be a technical error in the testing because he feels fit and fine. In an Instagram message written in Hindi, Raftaar stated: "Hi everybody, wanted to share a quick update with you. I had to go on Roadies. For that I had to undergo COVID tests. In the first two tests, I tested negative. But my today&
  • PSG say two players have tested positive for the coronavirus
    PARIS, September 1 (Reuters): Two Paris St Germain players have tested positive for COVID-19 and gone into quarantine, the club announced on Monday without revealing their identity. But French media said Argentine internationals Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes had cut short their holidays in Ibiza after contracting the novel coronavirus. “Two Paris Saint-Germain players are suspected of being infected with COVID-19,” said a club statement. “The state of
  • Ex-Prez Mukherjee is in deep coma
    NEW DELHI, AUGUST 26 (IANS): Former President Pranab Mukherjee is in a deep coma and on ventilator support, the Army Research and Referral Hospital said on Wednesday. He has been hospitalized for the past 16 days and been critical following a brain surgery. The hospital authorities said, "Hon'ble Shri Pranab Mukherjee is being treated for lung infection. His renal parameters are slightly deranged since yesterday." Last week, Mukherjee's health condition deteriorate
  • Bologna coach Mihajlovic tests positive for COVID-19
    (Reuters): Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has tested positive for COVID-19 and will remain in isolation for the next two weeks, the Serie A club said on Sunday. Mihajlovic, 51, guided Bologna to a 12th-placed finish in the Italian top flight last season despite being treated for leukaemia. The Serbian has made a full recovery after undergoing three courses of chemotherapy but remains in a high-risk group due to his recent history of serious illness. "Our coach is co
  • Boxer Sarita Devi tests COVID-19 positive
    New Delhi, August 17 (IANS): Indian boxer Sarita Devi and her husband Thoiba Singh have tested positive for coronavirus. In an interview with IANS, Sarita's husband Thoiba said, "Sarita and me were tested Covid positive today. We will go to the COVID centre now, since home quarantine is not allowed here. Till this very moment there are no COVID symptoms to us." "I have informed all the people who came in contact with us in the last one week, to isolate themselv
  • 6 colonies in Merapani sealed
    Wokha, August 10 (MExN): Following the detection of one COVID-19 positive person at Zunheboto with travel history to Merapani village, the Bhandari Additional Deputy Commissioner, Tiameren Chang, has declared six colonies of Merapani Village (Marachu Yan) under Bhandari Sub-division, as ‘Sealed Areas.’ In an order dated August 9, Meri Colony, Church Colony, Medical Colony, Landong Colony, Tsumang Colony and NST Colony in Merapani village, were sealed in order to contain the
  • Antonio Banderas reveals testing Covid-19 positive on 60th b'day
    Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas has tested positive for Covid-19. The actor shared the health update on Twitter on Monday, on the occasion of his 60th birthday. "I want to make it public that today, Aug. 10, I am forced to celebrate my 60th birthday in quarantine, having tested positive for the COVID-19 disease, caused by the coronavirus," the star tweeted in Spanish. "I would like to add that I feel relatively good, just a little more tired than usual, and am
  • Kenya's Kipruto tests positive for coronavirus, out of Monaco meet
    (Reuters): Kenya's Olympic and world 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss the season-opening Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday, the 25-year-old has confirmed. Kipruto, whose personal best is eight minutes 0.12 seconds, said he was in great shape ahead of the event and hoped to break the world record which is currently held by Kenyan-born Qatari Saif Saaeed Shaheen (7:53.63). "Our World is goi
  • Alyssa Milano on her horrible battle with Covid-19
    Actress Alyssa Milano has opened up about her battle with Covid-19, saying she felt she was dying. In an Instagram post, the 47-year-old actress revealed that she tested positive, after taking three other tests that had indicated she was negative for the coronavirus, reports "This was me on April 2nd after being sick for 2 weeks. I had never been this kind of sick," she wrote while sharing a picture of herself wearing an oxygen mask. "I had never b
  • Lalu Prasad shifted to RIMS director's house
    RANCHI, AUGUST 5 (IANS): Jailed former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad was shifted from the paying ward of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) to its director's residence, here on Wednesday, to protect him from Covid-19 infection. Shifting has been done on the direction of the jail administration after the security guards and some medical employees of the RIMS paying ward tested Covid-19 positive. Meanwhile, two former Mi
  • Nagaland breaks single-day record with 276 cases
    Morung Express News Dimapur | August 4 Continuing the upward trend in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state, a total of 276 COVID-19 positive cases was reported on August 4. This is the highest single day spike in the state, breaking the previous day’s record of 194 cases. Out of the 276 cases, 187 were from Dimapur while 89 were reported in Mon. 214 out of 276 positive cases were Armed Forces while 52 were returnees, 5 frontline workers and 5 traced contac
  • House in Churches Colony ‘unsealed’
    Dimapur, July 31 (MExN): Dimapur Deputy Commissioner Anoop Khinchi has ordered the ‘unsealing’ of a residence at Churches Colony, Dimapur following the transfer of three COVID-19 positive patients to the COVID Care Centre on July 31. The three patients had reportedly come in contact with a COVID-19 patient and were tested as primary contacts during contact tracing exercise. Meanwhile, the DC also directed all other contacts who tested negative to remain under strict home
  • MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests positive for Covid-19
    Bhopal, July 25 (IANS): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj singh Chouhan has tested positive for Covid-19. This information was shared by himself on his Twitter handle. In the tweet, Chouhan wrote, "My dear people, I was having symptoms of #COVID19, after the test my report has come positive. I appeal to all my colleagues that whoever has come in contact with me, get corona test done. People close to me must move to quarantine." In another tweet, Chouhan said, "