Coronavirus disease 2019

Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious respiratory and vascular disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first case was identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019, though evidence suggests that the virus may have already been actively spreading months earlier in places such as Italy.

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India's Covid-19 caseload went past 92 lakh with 44,376 new cases reported in a day, while the number of recoveries surged to 86.42 lakh, the health ministry..
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Delhi announced a steep rise in fine, from Rs.500 to Rs.2000 for those caught without masks, in a bid to help control the coronavirus surge.
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Ahmed Patel, a staunch loyalist of Nehru-Gandhi family and Congress Party's top strategist, died in a Gurugram hospital on Wednesday due to multi-organ failure...
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Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital after testing positive for the COVID-19, breathed his last after..
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Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital after testing positive for the Covid-19, breathed his last after..
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In an effort to boost preparedness for Covid-19 vaccine delivery, the health ministry has asked states and UTs to strengthen surveillance of adverse events after..
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This was the highest single-day increase in active cases since October 1, a sign that the pandemic could be on the rise again in the country. Active cases had..
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the Centre’s response to a PIL which sought capping of RT-PCR test for Covid-19 at Rs 400 for both government and private..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would go by scientific advice in deciding which Covid-19 vaccine to use, emphasising that “safety is as..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has indicated that the Covid-19 vaccine was likely to be ready soon and has asked states to prepare for its quick and effective..
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To contain the surge in Covid-19 cases in six NCR districts, Haryana government decided to limit the number of people allowed for social gatherings.
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Addressing the first virtual Shanghai cooperation organisation (SCO) young scientist conclave, the Union minister of science and technology, Harsh Vardhan said..
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Expressing concern over large gatherings amid the second Covid-19 wave, Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra..
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PM Modi also emphasised on the need to work as a team and urged the state governments to help in fighting COVID-19.
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that her government is fully prepared to work with the Centre and all..
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Maharashtra is in touch with Adar Poonawalla, CEO of Serum Institute of India, for coronavirus vaccine, CM Uddhav Thackeray told PM Modi.
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An industry body of syringe and needle manufacturers on Tuesday said that it has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering an additional capacity of over..
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To take stock of the COVID situation in the country, PM Narendra Modi held the first leg of the PM-CM meet with the CMs of the 8 worst-hit states.
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The prime minister reviewed the Covid-19 situation in various states through video conferencing with chief ministers. Banerjee is learnt to have reminded Modi of..
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An estimated one crore frontline health workers will received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine whenever it becomes available, with around 92 per cent of..
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The scenario of COVID-19 in the state shall be reviewed in the last week of December to consider the reopening of schools at an appropriate time
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Maharashtra has made it compulsory for an RT-PCR negative test report for all people arriving by air, road or rail from these four states.
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