Tag Archives: Pandemic

  • India extends lockdown in high-risk zones, to allow partial reopening elsewhere

    India extended its coronavirus lockdown until 30 June in high-risk zones but permitted restaurants, malls and religious buildings to reopen elsewhere from June 8 despite a record high number of cases detected nationwide on Saturday. ...

  • Coronavirus cases in India pass one lakh, over 3,000 dead

    India coronavirus cases surpassed one lakh (100,000) on Monday, and over 3,000 people have died, despite the world's biggest lockdown for its 1.3 billion people imposed since 25 March by Prime Minister Modi. ...

  • NS Venkataraman COVID-19: Humiliation for USA/Japan/Europe — what next?

    The world community believes that China did not inform the world about the seriousness of COVID-19 in Wuhan, and did not share information about the challenges it faced in dealing with it. China has let down the world community. ...

  • Karmapa donates to help fight coronavirus pandemic in India

    The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje is supporting the efforts of the Government of India in its fight against the Coronavirus epidemic by contributing 28 lakh rupees ($36,000 USD approx). ...

  • 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. ...

  • Coronavirus crisis could plunge half a billion people into poverty

    The fallout from the coronavirus spread that has killed more than 83,000 people and wreaked havoc on economies around the world could push around half a billion people into poverty, Oxfam said on Thursday. ...

  • Global coronavirus cases surpass one million with more than 50,000 deaths

    Confirmed coronavirus cases around the world topped one million on Thursday and the number of deaths soared past 50,000 as Europe reeled from the pandemic and the United States reported record numbers of people out of work. ...

  • NS Venkataraman COVID 19 – Has China failed the world?

    US President Trump has been repeatedly accusing China of not informing the world adequately and in right time about the seriousness of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue in China. ...

  • Global lockdown tightens as virus deaths mount

    Harsh lockdowns aimed at halting the march of the coronavirus pandemic extended worldwide Monday as the death toll soared past 37,600 amid new waves of US outbreaks. ...

  • Coronavirus could take up to 200,000 US lives says health expert Fauci

    Senior US scientist Dr Anthony Fauci issued a cautious prediction Sunday that the novel coronavirus could claim as many as 200,000 lives in the US, as officials described increasingly desperate shortages in hard-pressed hospitals. ...