Although the share of the Covid-19 Delta variant in Germany is only 6 per cent of the new cases, the strain is spreading at a fast pace, Lothar Wieler, president of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), said.
Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh died on Friday due to post-Covid complications. He was being treated at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research.
To resist the Delta variant, people need to develop as twice antibodies as required before, which has caused the herd immunity level in Moscow to drop from 60 per cent to just 25 per cent, Xinhua news agency quoted Sobyanin as saying on Friday.
Meanwhile, head of the India's COVID-19 task force on Friday said the country wants to resume exports of coronavirus doses but can't do so until its domestic needs are met.
There is no proof that the oxygen supply was cut off for a 'mock drill' at a prominent private hospital in Agra, said Uttar Pradesh's Death Audit Committee on its report on Friday.
The Government of India Twitter handle for Covid-19 updates has found a hilarious way to get the social distancing message across nation, thanks to Manoj Bajpayee’s Srikant role. Take a look
Senior advocate Siddharth Luthra, appearing for Asaram, said his client has been admitted to the hospital and the court should call for the medical records
Delhi on Friday reported 165 new coronavirus cases. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 14.32 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 24,900.
During ongoing COVID pandemic, people with lung problems have been at the most risk of getting infected. As Coronavirus targets the respiratory system, it may even lead to dry cough and sore throat, which may persist long after the infection.
More than 2.58 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs and over 19,95,770 doses are in the pipeline, the Union Health Ministry said.
A total of 53,72,219 people have got both the doses till now, state health dept said.
The state government has also arranged for the education of such children under various schemes.
Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Friday said Puducherry did not have a shortage or lack of vaccines to cover all the eligible people in the fight against COVID-19.
"Public participation in the coronavirus vaccination can be ensured only when the vaccine is available easily to everyone everywhere," Mayawati said in a tweet.
The Jharkhand government is on high alert to contain any possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, following suggestions of experts that any laxity may lead to serious consequences
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced a monthly pension of Rs 4,000 under the Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched six customized crash course programme for COVID-19 frontline workers under Skill India via video conferencing that aims to skill and upskill over one lakh "Covid warriors" across the count.
The high court asked the Centre and Delhi govt to take strict measures, sensitise shopkeepers and hold meetings with markets and vendors associations in this regard.