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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 ..

Lakshadweep close to achieving full COVID-19 vaccination coverage
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Covid flare up in China spreading to schools, kindergarten
Europe, Central Asia likely to see 500K Covid deaths by Feb: WHO

India scripts history, says PM Modi as country achieves 100 cr COVID-19 vaccination mark

New Delhi: As the country achieved the milestone of administrating 100 crore COVID-19 vaccination mark, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ..


India hits 100 cr vaccine doses, worries about gap between shots

New Delhi: India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials said Thursday, passing a milestone for the South Asian ..

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Centre to release song to celebrate 100 crore vaccination mark

New Delhi: As India is set to achieve the target of 100 crore vaccination dose, the Health Ministry has planned several events to mark ..

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Covid death: Kerala govt to provide Rs 5,000 per month for 3 years to bereaved BPL families

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has decided to provide extra financial aids, in addition to all the existing financial and ..


Kerala logs 11,079 Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, 123 fatalities, 9,972 recoveries

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 11,079 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, informed the health department in a press release. With ..


Covid vaccine for kids, teenagers can be 'a game changer', say experts

New Delhi: Covid vaccinations for children and adolescents can turn out to be a game changer and enable return to normalcy among the ..

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CPM member attends branch committee meeting in Palakkad despite testing COVID +ve

Palakkad: A COVID-19 patient has allegedly participated in the CPM branch committee meeting held at Kannadi Panchayath in Palakkad ..


Active Covid cases in country lowest in 206 days, total cases decline to 2,36,643: Health ministry

New Delhi: India saw a single-day rise of 19,740 COVID-19 infections, taking the country's total tally of cases to 3,39,35,309, ..


India conducts over 57 cr COVID-19 tests so far: ICMR

New Delhi: The testing capacity has been ramped up extensively and so far India has conducted 57,68,03,867 COVID-19 sample tests, informed ..


Govt clarifies on allegations that dead person was issued vaccine certificate on PM's birthday

New Delhi: The government Thursday dismissed as "baseless" allegations that dead people were issued vaccination certificates ..

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Kerala logs 15,914 new COVID cases, 122 fatalities, 16,758 recoveries; TPR at 15.32%

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 15,914 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, informed health department in a press release. With 122 ..


China defends visa curbs against stranded Indians, says it's ‘appropriate' to combat COVID-19

Beijing: China on Monday defended its visa curbs which have prevented thousands of stranded Indians from returning to Beijing, saying ..


Kerala logs 11,699 new COVID cases, 58 fatalities, 17,763 recoveries

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 11,699 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, informed health department in a press release. With 58 new ..


Kerala logs 16,671 new COVID cases, 120 deaths, 14,242 recoveries

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 16,671 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, informed health department in a press release. With 120 ..


Poorly circulated room air raises potential exposure to COVID contaminants

Washington: New experiments by indoor air researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shown that certain ..


HC questions Kerala govt rationale behind fixing rates for treating post COVID complications

Kochi: When deaths even after 30 days of a person turning negative for coronavirus is treated as a COVID death, then by the same rationale ..


Kerala logs 19,675 new COVID cases, 142 deaths, TPR at 16.45%

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 19,675 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, informed health department in a press release. With 142 ..

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IPL 2021: Natarajan tests COVID-19 positive, SRH-DC game on

New Delhi: Sunrisers Hyderabad player T Natarajan tested positive for COVID-19 at a scheduled RT-PCR test. The player has isolated ..


Kerala logs 15,768 new COVID cases, TPR at 14.94%, 214 deaths

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 15,768 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, informed health department in a press release. With 214 new ..

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77 million children have spent 18 months out of class: UNICEF

New York: The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said the world is facing an education crisis due to the COVID pandemic, which has ..


BJP to make PM Modi's birthday historic by administering record COVID-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aims to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on Friday historic by setting ..


India records 30,570 COVID-19 cases, 431 deaths

New Delhi: With 30,570 more people testing positive for COVID-19, India's overall infection tally has risen to 3,33,47,325, while ..


Ease in restrictions: Saturday to be working day for Govt employees

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has decided to give more relaxations to Covid restrictions in the state. The government offices ..


India reports 27,254 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: India reported 27,254 new infections in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 3,32,64,175, the Ministry of Health ..

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Goa makes 5-day quarantine mandatory for travellers from Kerala

Panaji: The Goa government has made five-day quarantine compulsory for people, specially students and those coming for work purposes ..

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Violence against health workers: HC directs to take strict action

Kochi: The Kerala High Court intervened in the issue of increasing cases of violence against the health workers in the state. The Court ..

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Surgical masks more effective at curbing Covid spread than cloth: Study

New York: Widespread wearing of surgical masks can limit the spread of coronavirus in communities, more than masks made of cloth, finds ..

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Imposing complete lockdown in Kerala not practical: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday stated that imposing a complete lockdown to curb covid spread is not ..


Kerala faces severe vaccine shortage in six districts, only 1.4 lakh doses left in stock

Thiruvananthapuram: For the first time in three weeks, the state is facing uncertainty on the vaccination drive due to the shortage ..


Abu Dhabi lifts compulsory quarantine for fully vaccinated passengers

Abu-Dhabi: Abu Dhabi has lifted the mandatory quarantine for all passengers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The National ..


WHO warns new 'Mu' variant of COVID-19 could be more vaccine-resistant

Geneva: The World Health Organisation has said that it is closely monitoring a new coronavirus "variant of interest" named ..

Google search, maps to give more info on Covid vaccine

Google search, maps to give more info on Covid vaccine

New Delhi: Google on Wednesday announced to help users with more detailed information on the availability of Covid vaccines and appointments ..

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Masked up and ‘distanced', students in several states get back to school

New Delhi: With trepidation and some excitement too, thousands of students returned to their classrooms to face a new Covid reality ..

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Kerala vaccinates 88 lakh people within a month : Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George hailed the vaccination drive in the state as a great success. In August, 88,23,524 ..

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Dr. Abdul Gafoor continues COVID duty despite contracting the virus 4 times

Kozhikode: Due to the scare of covid 19, we will do everything in our power to stay away from places and people who are deemed dangerous ..


Covid recovery doesn't guarantee antibodies, immunity to re-infection, says study

New York: Prior exposure to SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, neither guarantees a high level of antibodies nor immunity to re-infection ..

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Kerala adopts new COVID testing strategy, to conduct more RTPCR tests

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George informed that the state has adopted a new covid testing strategy as more than 71 per ..

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Kerala logs 24,296 new Covid cases on Tuesday; TPR at 18.04 percent

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 24,296 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, informed the health department through a press release. With ..


Trump requests virus test kits from South Korea: Seoul

Seoul: US President Donald Trump has requested novel coronavirus test kits from South Korea, his counterpart Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday, ..