Tag Archives: COVID-19

  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Dalai Lama receives Covid vaccine

    The Dalai Lama received his first dose of Coronavirus vaccine at Zonal Hospital in Dharamshala on Saturday morning. Authorities had planned to administer the vaccine at his residence in McLeod Ganj, but he preferred to go to the hospitital ...

  • Coronavirus: Gyuto Monastery out of bounds after 150 monks test positive

    As many as 153 monks at Gyuto Monastery in Sidhbari near Dharamshala have tested positive for coronavirus since the last week of February. The outbreak started after Losar, the Tibetan New Year, on 13 February. ...

  • Coronavirus: Twelve tested positive at old-age home in McLeod Ganj

    Twelve elderly Tibetans have tested positive for Coronavirus at the Jampaling Old People's Home in McLeod Ganj. Jampaling is currently a red zone, and the area has become out of bounds, with six police guarding the area. ...

  • Coronavirus: Voting threatened for Tibetans living in Europe

    Concerns over a new more infectious variant of coronavirus detected in the United Kingdom is making voting in the elections tricky for the Tibetans living there. ...

  • Coronavirus: Fifteen Tibetans infected in McLeod Ganj

    Six Tibetans have been found infected with Coronavirus in the last few days in McLeod Ganj, with nine fresh cases today, according to Tibetan Settlement officer Kunga Tsering. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Prayer for Covid-19-free year 2021

    With the year 2020 inevitably ending in the next few weeks, the thought among people all over the world is whether the coming year 2021 will be free of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

  • Coronavirus: Two cases reported at exile Tibetan headquarters

    Two staff members of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) have been infected with Coronavirus at its headquarters in Dharamshala, according to the Secretary of the Department of Health, Palden Dhondup. ...

  • Coronavirus: Here’s how you can rebuild your strength after COVID-19

    COVID-19 has not only disrupted the lives of millions of people, but also taken a toll on their health and physical fitness. While some have escaped the wrath of the deadly virus, others are either still battling it or are struggling. ...