Tag Archives: Coronavirus

  • Coronavirus: Dekiling records 138 cases; settlement under lockdown

    The Tibetan settlement of Dekiling has been put under indefinite lockdown after 138 infections of coronavirus cases in the last one week were recorded. Four elders are on ventilator support, and many others showed mild symptoms. ...

  • ‘Dire need of beds, oxygen’: India’s capital under siege from COVID-19

    India’s capital New Delhi recorded 25,500 coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period, with about one in three people tested returning a positive result, its chief minister said, urging the federal government to provide more hospital beds. ...

  • Covid death toll passes three million as India cases surge

    The global Covid-19 death toll passed three million on Saturday as the pandemic speeds up despite vaccination campaigns, leading countries like India to impose new lockdowns to fight spiralling infection numbers. ...

  • Coronavirus: Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 3 million amid new infections resurgence

    Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide crossed 3 million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the latest global resurgence of COVID-19 infections is challenging vaccination efforts across the globe. ...

  • Coronavirus: India’s daily virus cases soar past 100,000 for first time

    India reported its biggest single-day spike in confirmed coronavirus cases since the pandemic began Monday, and officials in the hard-hit state home to Mumbai are resuming the closure of some businesses and places of worship. ...

  • Coronavirus: UK bans travel from 4 more nations over virus; 39 in all

    The British government is gearing up to ban international arrivals from four more countries — Bangladesh, Kenya, Pakistan and the Philippines — amid concerns over new virus variants but opted against including European nations. ...

  • Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 situation turning from ‘bad to worse’

    The Centre on Tuesday said the COVID-19 situation is turning from "bad to worse" and is a huge cause for worry, especially for some states, warning that the whole country is at risk and any complacency at this stage will have "heavy costs" ...

  • Coronavirus: India detects new variant of coronavirus; experts urge caution

    A new and potentially troublesome variant of the coronavirus has been detected in India, as have variants first detected in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil, health officials said Wednesday. ...

  • Coronavirus: India records highest daily spike in Covid-19 cases this year

    India recorded its highest daily tally of coronavirus cases this year with 28,903 new infections, taking the total COVID-19 tally to 1,14,38,734, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today. ...

  • Tibetans mark 62nd Uprising Day against China

    Tibetans around the world marked the 1959 Tibetan revolt against the Chinese invasion, renewing their pledge to fight until Tibet is free. Close to a thousand exile Tibetans with local Indian supporters gathered near the Dalai Lama temple. ...