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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a telephonic conversation with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia and the two leaders exchanged views on global challenges following the coronavirus pandemic.
The government on Tuesday announced SOPs for partial reopening of schools for students of classes 9-12 from September 21. In Unlock 4 guidelines, MHA said class 9-12 students can visit schools from September 21 for taking teachers' guidance with parents' consent.
Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd on Wednesday announced the launch of Remdesivir, meant for treatment of COVID-19 patients, under a brand name 'Redyx' in India.
The coronavirus is not the last pandemic and the world must be better prepared for the next, World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned, adding the countries must invest in public health to tackle the next pandemic in a better manner.
After skipping the US Open, which is being contested in New York without crowds, Barty has also decided against traveling to Europe for an event in Rome starting Sept. 14 and the Sept. 27-Oct. 10 French Open.
With 90,633 people testing positive for coronavirus infection on Wednesday, India's COVID-19 tally mounted to 41,13,812 including 8,62,320 active cases while recoveries surged to 31,80,866, according to Union Health Ministry data.
Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah is finally reopening today. The Dargah is opening after five months with several precautionary measures as a part of the government's Unlock 4 guidelines.
With 86,432 people testing positive for coronavirus infection on Wednesday, India's COVID-19 tally mounted to 40,23,179 including 8,46,395 active cases while recoveries surged to 31,07,223, according to Union Health Ministry data.
The Delhi government on Friday announced that all schools will continue to remain closed till September 30, however, students of classes 9-12 may visit schools from September 21 for guidance from teachers for which SOPs will be issued soon.
The number of initial unemployment claims in the US fell to 881,000 last week, after staying above the 1 million mark for two consecutive weeks, indicating improvement in a labour market ravaged by the Covid-19 crisis.
With 83,341 people testing positive for coronavirus infection on Wednesday, India's COVID-19 tally mounted to 39,36,748 including 8,31,124 active cases while recoveries surged to 30,37,152, according to Union Health Ministry data.
The national capital has witnessed a rise of 50 per cent in the death toll due to Covid-19 during the last three weeks, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said during its weekly press briefing here on Thursday.
Pharmaceutical giants Sanofi and Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) on Thursday started a clinical trial for their jointly developed Covid-19 vaccine candidate. A total of 440 healthy adults are being enrolled in the trial across 11 investigational sites in the US, the two drugmakers said.
In a bid to allay people's fears of catching coronavirus infection in closed and cramped metro compartments, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has modified the air conditioning system of the trains to allow 100 percent inflow of fresh air.
The COVID-19 pandemic will disproportionately affect women and push 47 million more women and girls into extreme poverty by 2021, reversing decades of progress to lift this demographic above the poverty line, according to new data released by the UN.
The Ministry of Health on Wednesday released guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on preventive measures to be followed while conducting examinations to contain the spread of coronavirus.