Tag: covid

Himachal Pradesh 6-time CM Virbhadra Singh tests COVID-19 positive

Shimla: Senior Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday, doctors said here. As his son and legislator Vikramaditya Singh had tested positive on Sunday, the swab sample of Virbhadra Singh was taken for testing, a doctor told IANS. Only last month, the former Chief Minister had […]

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United States’ universities divided over COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students

Washington: US colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should — or legally can — require it. Universities including Rutgers, Brown, Cornell and Northeastern recently told students they must get vaccinated before returning to campus […]

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Patna: PMCH declares alive Covid patient ‘dead’ – ET HealthWorld

In a major goof-up, the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) declared a Covid patient dead and handed over a body with the death certificate to his kin on Sunday. When the wife of the man admitted in the PMCH Covid ward reportedly bribed someone at the Bansghat crematorium in the city to have his […]

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Uttar Pradesh imposes night curfew in districts witnessing spike in COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: After Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest single-day spike in the state this year, with 15,353 new COVID-19 infections, on Sunday (April 11), the Yogi Adityanath government acted promptly and impose night curfew in all districts which recorded more than 500 active COVID-19 cases and also ordered closure of schools and coaching from class […]

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COVID-19 hit Pakistan Super League to resume from THIS date, confirms PCB

Lahore: The postponed matches of the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League will be held in Karachi from June 1 to 20 with the nation’s cricket board promising a zero-tolerance approach towards all those who breach the COVID-19 SOPs. The participants will begin their seven-day quarantine from May 22, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said […]

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No fresh Covid-19 case reported in 149 districts in last seven days: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan – ET HealthWorld

No fresh Covid-19 case has been reported in 149 districts in a week, while eight have not registered any new infection in a fortnight, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday even as daily cases hit a record high of 1.31 lakh. Chairing the 24th meeting of the high-level Group of Ministers (GoM) on […]

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