Stricter norms for int'l passengers to be effective in India from Tuesday midnight

New Delhi:The strict norms for arriving international passengers, especially from ..

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Kerala clocks 4,723 new COVID cases, death toll crosses 40,000

South Africa assures a secure bio-bubble for Team India ahead of test series

Johannesburg: South Africa's foreign ministry has said that a "full bio-secure environment" will be created for the Indian ..


India extends Covid containment measures till Dec 31

New Delhi: Taking cognizance of the emergence of highly mutant Covid-19 variant B.1.1529 or Omicron cases in few countries of Africa, ..


Omicron cause for concern but US won't reinstate lockdown: Biden

Washington: President Joe Biden called the new coronavirus variant omicron a cause for concern but “not a cause for panic" ..


India reports 6,990 new COVID cases; active cases decline to 1,00,543

New Delhi: India logged 6,990 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 551 days, taking the country's total tally of COVID-19 ..


Reports on Omicron variant put Kerala homestay sector on toes as X’Mas-New Year season nears

Kochi: As the Christmas-New Year season is round the corner, individuals involved in the Kerala homestay sector keep their fingers ..

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Omicron: Kerala to deploy health workers at all 4 airports

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Monday said that the health workers will be deployed at all the four airports ..


Passengers from Gulf countries should self-monitor; 14-day quarantine for high-risk nations only

Thiruvananthapuram: International passengers from high-risk nations, which have reported cases of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron, ..

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Bodies of two COVID-19 victims found in Bengaluru mortuary after 15 months

Bengaluru: Bodies of two COVID-19 positive patients who had died over a year ago were recovered from the mortuary of an ESI Hospital ..

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SC concerned at low Covid ex-gratia claims, to seek data from Kerala, other states

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday expressed concern at Kerala and other states grappling with various issues in connection with ..


No case of new 'Omicron' variant of coronavirus detected in India yet: Official

New Delhi: No case of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus has been detected in India yet, a senior government official said on Monday ..

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Kerala logs 3,382 new COVID cases, 39,955 deaths, 5,779 recoveries

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 3,382 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, informed the health department in a press release. Along with ..

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No case of new COVID variant reported in Kerala: Health minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George has informed that no case of Omicron, the new COVID variant reported in Kerala so ..

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India reports 8,309 new Covid cases; active cases decline to 1,03,859

New Delhi: With 8,309 people testing positive for the coronavirus infection in a day, India's tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,45,80,832, ..

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Centre to review flight resumption, states begin to reimpose curbs as new variant sparks alert

New Delhi: As concerns mounted over the spread of potentially more contagious coronavirus variant Omicron to many countries, the Centre ..


Kerala intensifies surveillance at airports amid new COVID variant threat

Kochi: The Kerala government has decided to strengthen the surveillance at all airports in the wake of the new COVID variant Omricon ..

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Kerala clocks 4,350 new COVID cases, death toll touches 39,838

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 4,350 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, informed the health department in a press release. Along ..


Omicron COVID variant:Centre directs states, UTs to focus on intensive containment, enhance testing

New Delhi: ln view of the possible threat that the new COVID-19 variant can pose to the nation, the Centre has asked all states and ..


Omicron reportedly has 30+ mutations in spike protein region, may bypass vaccines: AIIMS chief

New Delhi: The new Omicron variant of coronavirus has reportedly got over 30 mutations in the spike protein region giving it the potential ..


India records 8,774 new COVID-19 cases, 621 deaths in last 24 hrs

New Delhi: India saw a single-day rise of 8,774 new coronavirus infections, taking the country's total tally to 3,45,72,523, while ..


Omicron scare: PM calls for review of plans for easing of international travel curbs

New Delhi: As concerns grow over a new COVID variant, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for a proactive approach and ..

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12 Kerala nursing students in Bengaluru test positive for Covid-19

Bengaluru: With the number of COVID-19 infections at Dharwad's Medical College reaching 281 and new clusters emerging in Bengaluru ..

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Omicron variant of Covid: Kerala put on alert, says Minister Veena George

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George said that everyone must be cautious of Omicron, the new variant of Covid. The minister ..


Saudi, UAE ban travel from African nations over new Covid strain

Riyadh: The interior ministry of Saudi Arabia and authorities in the United Arab Emirates said visitors from seven African countries ..


New omicron variant stokes world fears, triggers travel bans

Brussels: The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world as nations raced to halt air travel, markets ..