Tag Archives: Health

  • India extends world’s biggest coronavirus lockdown until 3 May

    India's nationwide coronavirus lockdown, the biggest in the world covering 1.3 billion people, will be extended until May 3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday. ...

  • Global coronavirus death toll hits 100,000, cases over 1.6 million

    The number of deaths linked to the novel coronavirus reached 100,000 on Friday, as the tally of cases passed 1.6 million, according to a Reuters tally. ...

  • India decides to extend nationwide coronavirus lockdown

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to extend a nationwide lockdown to tackle the spread of the coronavirus, the chief minister of Delhi said on Saturday, without saying how long the extension would be for. ...

  • Virus attacks global economy as Europe, US deaths mount

    The coronavirus pandemic is battering the world's major economies and could spiral into the deepest global recession in generations, experts warned Wednesday, as deaths rocketed up in Europe and the US. ...

  • Tsering Namgyal COVID-19: A Moment of Awakening for the World

    It is unfortunate that it would take a disease as powerful as COVID-19 to hammer home the message and to teach us how to be human again. ...

  • China’s virus pandemic epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown

    After 11 weeks of lockdown, the first train departed Wednesday morning from a re-opened Wuhan, the origin point for the coronavirus pandemic, as residents once again were allowed to travel in and out of the sprawling Chinese city. ...

  • Testing times for India in race to head off coronavirus epidemic

    India, like a lot of countries plunged into crisis by the pandemic, is struggling to ramp up testing for the coronavirus, but in few places would the odds of containing the disease appear so bleak. ...

  • Indians light lamps to heed Modi’s call for coronavirus comradeship

    Millions of Indians turned off their lights and lit up balconies and doorsteps with lamps, candles and flashlights on Sunday, in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to “challenge the darkness” spread by the coronavir ...

  • Indian state authorities warn coronavirus lockdown could be extended

    Authorities in some states warned on Saturday that lockdowns to rein in the coronavirus pandemic could be extended in parts of the nation as the number of domestic coronavirus cases rose above the 3,000 mark. ...

  • China to hold national mourning for coronavirus victims

    China will hold a national mourning event on Saturday to commemorate those who died in its fight against the deadly coronavirus, including 14 frontline workers. ...