Tag Archives: Coronavirus

  • Global coronavirus cases hit 20 million

    Global coronavirus cases pushed past 20 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil and India accounting for more than half of all known infections. The pandemic is accelerating fastest in Latin America. ...

  • US sets record as coronavirus cases top 5 million

    The United States set a record for coronavirus cases on Saturday, with more than 5 million people now infected, according to a Reuters tally, as the country’s top infectious diseases official offered hope earlier this week. ...

  • Expect ‘lengthy’ coronavirus pandemic, warns WHO

    The World Health Organization on Saturday warned the coronavirus pandemic was likely to be "lengthy" after its emergency committee met to evaluate the crisis six months after sounding the international alarm. ...

  • India arrests dozens of journalists in clampdown on critics of Covid-19 response

    Facing a continued surge in Covid-19 cases, the Indian government is clamping down on media coverage critical of its handling of the pandemic. More than 50 journalists have been arrested or had police complaints registered against them. ...

  • Thousands protest against coronavirus restrictions in Berlin

    Loudly chanting their opposition to face masks and vaccines, thousands of people gathered in Berlin on Saturday to protest against coronavirus restrictions before being dispersed by police. ...

  • Hong Kong postpones elections by a year over coronavirus pandemic

    Hong Kong's democracy supporters were dealt a huge blow Friday as authorities postponed local elections for a year because of the coronavirus, capping a devastating month of political disqualifications, arrests for social media posts. ...

  • India reopens further as virus cases hit 1.5 million

    India will reopen gyms and end a nighttime curfew from August, but cinemas, bars and schools will remain closed in the vast South Asian nation as the number of coronavirus cases passed 1.5 million and deaths neared 35,000 on Wednesday. ...

  • Coronavirus cases in India cross 10-lakh mark, death toll tops 25,000

    The total number of coronavirus cases in India surged past 10 lakh today. The total number of coronavirus cases in India stood at 10,00,202. The death toll from the deadly virus crossed 25,000-mark today. ...

  • Pandemic exposes scientific rift over proving when germs are airborne

    The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a clash among medical experts over disease transmission that stretches back nearly a century - to the very origins of germ theory. ...

  • India raises concerns with US over new rules for foreign students

    India has conveyed its concerns to the United States about a new immigration order that could force a large number of Indian students to return home, the foreign ministry said on Thursday. ...