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COVID-19 curfew in Goa extended till September 13

COVID-19 curfew in Goa extended till September 13

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Goa government has extended the Covid-19-mandated curfew till September 13. In a notification issued, the state administration stated that the curfew will now remain in effect till 7:00 AM on September 13. The curfew was scheduled to end on September 6. “As part of the curfew, the state government has retained …

Coronavirus News Highlights: COVID-19 curfew in Goa extended till August 16

China reports 101 new coronavirus cases for July 28, highest since mid-April

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Coronavirus News Highlights: India’s brutal second wave of COVID-19 pandemic is receding and the country is preparing for the possible third coronavirus wave. So far, the country has recorded over 3.18 crore confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 4,27,371 deaths. A total of 3,10,55,861 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are …

Second wave of Covid-19 not yet over as ‘R’ number high in eight states

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The reproduction number of coronavirus has increased beyond one in eight states across the country with the health ministry sounding cautious that the second wave of the epidemic was still raging. The R or the reproduction number indicates the average number of new infections generated by one infected person during the entire infectious period. …

Vaccine Works On Strain Found In India, Says Pfizer, Insists On Indemnity

Vaccine Works On Strain Found In India, Says Pfizer, Insists On Indemnity

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New Delhi: Pfizer has told the government its Covid vaccine shows “high effectiveness” against the India-dominant variant experts believe is behind the second wave of infections in the country, sources told news agency PTI Wednesday. Pfizer also told the government its vaccine had been proven suitable for everyone over 12, and can be …

Vaccine Works On Strain Found In India, Says Pfizer, Insists On Indemnity

Vaccine Works On Strain Found In India, Says Pfizer, Insists On Indemnity

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New Delhi: Pfizer has told the government its Covid vaccine shows “high effectiveness” against the India-dominant variant of the virus experts believe is behind the devastating second wave of infections and deaths in the country, sources told news agency PTI Wednesday. Sources said Pfizer also told the government its vaccine had been …

First batch of DRDO’s anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG to be released today

First batch of DRDO's anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG to be released today

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The first batch of anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, will be released on May 17 by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, officials said. The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) has approved the oral drug for emergency use as an adjunct therapy in moderate to …

New Covid-19 cases in India have peaked, shows Cambridge tracker

New Covid-19 cases in India have peaked, shows Cambridge tracker

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The number of new coronavirus infections in India has peaked, according to a new tracker developed by researchers at Cambridge Judge Business School and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. “But there is substantial variation among states and union territories in their trajectories, with cases continuing to increase over the next …

COVID-19 surge: Election Commission bans victory processions during and after vote counting on May 2

COVID-19 surge: Election Commission bans victory processions during and after vote counting on May 2

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Election Commission of India (ECI) has banned all victory processions during or after the counting of votes on May 2 amid surging COVID-19 cases in India. Assembly elections were scheduled in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam, and Puducherry beginning March 27 and ending April 29. As per the EC …

COVID-19 vaccination for all begins on May 1 — here is all you need to know

COVID-19 vaccination for all begins on May 1 — here is all you need to know

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The central government on April 19 announced that all Indians aged above 18 years will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine from May 1, 2021. To make the COVID-19 vaccination drive smoother, the government will make pricing, procurement, eligibility, and administration of the vaccines flexible in the third phase. Here are all …

Manmohan Singh writes to PM Modi, shares five-point COVID-19 combat strategy

Manmohan Singh writes to PM Modi, shares five-point COVID-19 combat strategy

By Administrator_India Capital Sands As India reels under severe COVID-19 second wave, former prime minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 18, highlighting that the COVID-19 vaccination drive must be ramped up across the country to tackle the crisis. “The government should publicise what are …