Kerala logs highest single-day spike of 41,953 COVID cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has recorded the highest single-day spike of 41,953 COVID ..

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HC lauds govt’s efforts to slash RTPCR test rate amid Covid surge

Kochi: The Kerala High Court has appreciated the government’s decision to slash the RTPCR test rate during the surge in COVID ..


Won’t allow any attack on NSS: V Muraleedharan

New Delhi: Union minister V Muraleedharan condemned attack on NSS. He alleged that CPM and its allies have been attacking NSS while ..

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Kerala records 26,011 fresh COVID cases; 45 deaths on Monday

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has reported a slight dip in the daily COVID cases with 26,011 new patients on Monday. 45 deaths also were ..


COVID hits IPL: KKR-RCB match postponed after 2 players test positive

New Delhi: The COVID-19 storm struck IPL on Monday with Kolkata Knight Riders' Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier testing positive ..


India records 3,68,147 new Covid cases in single day

New Delhi: The daily COVID-19 cases in India showed a slight dip with 3,68,147 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, ..

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Record 3,689 daily COVID-19 deaths in India, 3,92,488 more test positive

New Delhi:A record 3,689 daily COVID-19 fatalities pushed India's death toll to 2,15,542, while the infection count reached to ..

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Section 144 imposed at containment zones in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: The district collector has issued an order invoking section 144 in containment zones in Kozhikode. The action was taken ..


Maharashtra, Kerala among states account for nearly 80 per cent new COVID cases

New Delhi: Ten states comprising Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil ..


India records highest-ever single day spike of Covid-19 with 2,17,353 fresh cases

New Delhi: A record single-day rise of 2,17,353 new coronavirus infections took India's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 1,42,91,917, ..


COVID-19: Schools in UP shut till May 15, night curfew imposed in 10 districts

Lucknow: All schools in Uttar Pradesh will be closed till May 15 while board exams for classes 10 and 12 have been postponed till May ..


All staff at residence of SC judge Justice M R Shah test COVID-19 positive

New Delhi: All staff members of Supreme Court judge Justice M R Shah have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the judge said during ..


Actor Tovino tests COVID positive

Mollywood star Tovino Thomas has tested positive for COVID-19. The actor revealed the news through his social media pages. He is currently ..

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Maniyanpilla Raju’s son rubbishes fake news on actor’s health, says he recovered from COVID

Thiruvananthapuram: Actor Maniyanpilla Raju’s son Niranjan has rubbished the fake news on his father’s health. He appealed ..

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Kerala fails to increase COVID tests even with private labs

Thrissur: The state continues to record a low number of COVID tests even after the health department started to depend on private agencies ..


COVID: India records highest single-day rise so far with over 1.68 lakh new cases

New Delhi: India hit a new coronavirus infection record with 1,68,912 new cases, the highest single-day rise so far, taking the total ..


COVID: Kerala imposes restrictions in containment zones till April 30

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid the surge in daily COVID cases, the state government has decided to impose strict restrictions in all regions ..

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Centre's 'failed policies' led to second wave of Covid-19, says Rahul Gandhi

Delhi: Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Central government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that the ..


TTE succumbs to coronavirus in Patna, railway staff in panic

Patna: Death of a Patna railway station Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) due to coronavirus has spread panic amid the other railway staff ..


COVID-19 daily caseload at over 1.45 lakh

New Delhi: With a record 1,45,384 fresh cases, India's COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,32,05,926, the health ministry said on Saturday ..


Kerala among 10 states showing steep rise in COVID-19 daily cases

New Delhi: Ten states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat ..

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CM’s health condition satisfactory, medical board formed for treatment

Kozhikode: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who tested COVID positive, is currently undergoing treatment at the Govt. medical college ..


Kerala says no shortage of vaccine, to speed up vaccination process

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid the surge in COVID cases, the health department has informed that action will be taken to speed up the vaccination ..


COVID-19: India logs highest daily spike of over 1.31 lakh cases

New Delhi: India registered a record single-day spike of 1,31,968 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, pushing its infection tally to 1,30,60,542, ..


Night curfew in Bengaluru, 6 other cities in Karnataka from April 10 between 10 pm to 5 am

Bengaluru: In view of the surge in the coronavirus cases, a night curfew will be enforced in Bengaluru and six other cities in Karnataka ..


US reports over 20,000 coronavirus variants infections

Washington: The United States has recorded more than 20,000 infection cases of coronavirus variants, according to the US Centers for ..

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Akshay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19, says 'will be back in action very soon'

Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar on Sunday informed that he has contracted COVID-19 and is currently 'under home quarantine'. The ..


COVID-19: Kerala, Maharashtra among 11 states of 'grave concern'

New Delhi: Eleven states and Union Territories, marked as "states of grave concern" because of their rising daily COVID-19 ..


COVID-19 second wave in India may peak by mid-April, say scientists

New Delhi: Scientists have predicted using a mathematical model that the ongoing second-wave of COVID-19 pandemic across the country ..


COVID-19: Cabinet Secy to hold meeting with states including Kerala

New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba will chair a meeting on Friday with the representatives of the states exhibiting a surge in ..

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COVID test positivity rate rises in Kerala, health experts caution on second wave

Kochi: The health experts have expressed concern over the rise in test positivity rate of COVID-19 in the state. They have also alerted ..


Brazil detects new Covid variant

Brasilia: Brazilian authorities have identified a new Covid-19 variant, similar to the one found in South Africa, which could be a ..


At 72,330, India reports highest daily Covid cases since Oct

New Delhi: India recorded 72,330 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, highest since October 2020, taking the total tally to ..

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Faster spread of some coronavirus variants could be due to sturdier protein, say scientists

Boston: The spike protein of the novel coronavirus, which enables it to infect human cells, is more stable in faster spreading versions ..


Punjab govt orders fresh curbs, shuts educational institutions to check COVID surge

Chandigarh: Amid a surge in coronavirus cases in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered massive state-wide restrictions ..


States like Kerala, UP overly dependent on antigen tests; RT PCR tests should make for 70 pc: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed concern over a rise in COVID-19 cases in parts of the country and called ..

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Jumbo undergoes scan, gets ready for cataract surgery

Kollam: 45-year-old elephant Kannan, owned by Mavelikkara native Chinnu, made headlines after he underwent ultrasound scan. The mahouts ..

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TN e-pass order creates problems for Keralites

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government's decision to make the e-pass mandatory for those entering from Kerala has caused difficulties ..

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Kerala continues to top states accounting for over 80 pc of India’s COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: Six states -- Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu -- accounted for 83.76 per cent of the 17,921 ..

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Mohanlal receives COVID vaccine

Kochi: Mollywood superstar Mohanlal received the first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. He got vaccinated at Amrita hospital ..


Covaxin has no serious side effects, says Lancet

Hyderabad: Covaxin, India's first indigenous vaccine for Covid-19, is "safe, immunogenic with no serious side effects", ..


Amid concerns of shortage, Kerala receives additional 48,000 Covaxin doses

Thiruvananthapuram:Amid widespread complaints of COVID-19 vaccine shortage in Kerala, as many as 48,960 doses of Covaxin, the indigenous ..


6 states including Maharashtra, Kerala report high daily COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: Six states including Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab and Gujarat are reporting high daily COVID-19 cases, accounting for 84 ..

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Complaint raised on giving COVID vaccine to ineligible people in TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: A complaint has been lodged on giving COVID vaccine to ineligible people in Thiruvananthapuram. It is alleged that ..


District hospitals to administer Covid vaccine to 300 people per day in Kerala

Kottayam: The state government has fixed the number of people who will be vaccinated per day in various centres. A total of 300 people ..