Kerala clocks 12,742 new COVID cases on Wednesday

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 12,742 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, informed ..

Omicron: Kerala reports 76 new cases, cluster identified in nursing college in Pathanamthitta
CPM's 'mega thiruvathira' violates COVID norms, draws controversy
Omicron: Plans afoot to contain spread in Kerala

Booster doses of current vaccines may not be enough: WHO

Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that current Covid-19 vaccines may need to be updated if they are to provide continued ..

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Keerthy Suresh tests positive for Covid-19

Chennai: Actress Keerthy Suresh, one of the top actresses in the Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam film industries, on Tuesday announced ..

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Washington Sundar tests positive for COVID-19, availability for SA ODIs in doubt

New Delhi: India all-rounder Washington Sundar has tested positive for COVID-19, and his availability for the upcoming ODI series against ..

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Lata Mangeshkar, Sussanne Khan, Keerthy Suresh test positive for COVID-19

Several Bollywood and TV personalities, including legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, interior designer Sussanne Khan, actors Keerthy ..


Private offices in Delhi ordered to switch to WFH amid Covid surge

New Delhi:The Delhi government on Tuesday directed closure of all private offices, except those in exempted categories, amid rising ..


India logs 1,68,063 new COVID-19 cases, witnesses drop in positivity rate

New Delhi: India has recorded 1,68,063 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed ..


Global Covid caseload tops 309.9 mn

Washington: Amid an ongoing resurgence across the world, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 309.9 million, while the deaths ..

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COVID third wave:Kerala to introduce multimodal action plan to ensure treatment for all

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George stated that a multimodal action plan has been prepared to be rolled out in the state ..

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, MoS Defence Ajay Bhatt test positive for COVID-19

New Delhi:Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said he has tested positive for COVID-19. Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt ..

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Surge in COVID cases forces Sports Authority of India to shut its training centres

New Delhi: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Monday confirmed that it has decided to close its 67 training centres due to the ..

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No night curfew, school closure in Kerala, only 50 people allowed in functions

Thiruvananthapuram: The COVID-19 review meeting presided by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has decided not to impose tough restrictions ..


India records 1,79,723 new COVID cases, Omicron tally reaches 4,033

New Delhi: India saw a single-day rise of 1,79,723 coronavirus infections taking the total tally to 3,57,07,727, including 4,033 cases ..


India begins administering 'precaution dose' to 60+ age group, frontline workers

New Delhi: The administration of 'precaution dose' of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare, frontline workers and those above 60 ..


Ahead of budget session, over 400 Parliament staff test positive for COVID-19

New Delhi: Ahead of the Budget Session of the Parliament, more than 400 Parliament staff members were tested positive for COVID-19, ..


Daily COVID-19 cases in India highest in 224 days

New Delhi: India logged 552 new cases of Omicron, taking the total tally of such infections to 3,623 across 27 states and UTs so far, ..


Maharashtra bans movement in groups of five or more during daytime, tightens curbs

Mumbai: Tightening restrictions in the face of surging COVID-19 cases, the Maharashtra Government on Saturday prohibited movement in ..

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Kerala reports 23 more Omicron cases, tally rises to 328

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 23 more cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus on Saturday, taking the tally to 328, State Health ..


Precautionary dose of COVID-19 vaccine from Monday, new registration not required

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala will start administering the precautionary dose of COVID-19 vaccine from January 10, Monday, informed Health ..


Kerala clocks 5,944 new COVID cases, active cases climb to 31,098

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 5,944 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, informed the health department in a press release. The test ..

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Financial aid for BPL families of Covid victims: Eligibility criteria revised to limit beneficiaries

Alappuzha: In an implicit pursuit to limit the number of beneficiaries, the Kerala government has tweaked stipulations in the special ..


India's Covid tally touches 3.53 crore with 1,41 lakh new cases; Omicron tally at 3,071

New Delhi: India reported 1,41,986 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the daily positivity rate in the country to 9.28 ..

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India may see 10 lakh Covid cases a day by January end: IISc-ISI model

New Delhi: As the Omicron-triggered third Covid wave enters a key phase, a new projection by researchers at the Indian Institute of ..

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Covid vaccine doses administered in India surpass 150-crore mark

New Delhi: India achieved a major milestone in its vaccination programme against COVID-19 as the cumulative vaccine doses administered ..


125 passengers on charter flight from Italy test positive for Covid on arrival in Amritsar

New Delhi/Amritsar: A total of 125 passengers on a Milan-Amritsar charter flight were found to be Covid-positive when tested on arrival, ..


25 new cases of omicron variant detected in Kerala, tally jumps to 305

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Friday logged 25 fresh cases of Omicron taking the total number of persons infected with this new variant ..


Kerala logs 5,296 new COVID cases, death toll touches 49,305

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 5,296 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, informed the health department in a press release.The test ..

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All int'l travellers to go for 7-day home quarantine on arrival in India

New Delhi: India on Friday revised the existing guidelines for all international arrivals in India in view of the rising Covid cases ..


1.17 lakh new Covid cases reported in India in last 24 hrs; Omicron tally crosses 3000

New Delhi: The daily rise in coronavirus infections was recorded above one lakh after 214 days, taking India's total tally of COVID-19 ..


Kerala NRI commission intervenes to solve 'discrepancies' in antigen tests at Kerala airports

Thiruvananthapuram: In the wake of discrepancies in rapid antigen test results of the same person in two airports in Kerala, the Non-Resident ..


India reports 90,928 new Covid cases, 325 deaths in 24 hrs; Omicron tally jumps to 2,630

New Delhi: India on Thursday saw the biggest single-day jump of 495 Omicron cases, taking the total number of infections of the new ..

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Govt offers Rs 2 cr loan to asset-rich Padmanabhaswamy temple to meet daily expenses

Thiruvananthapuram: Despite having assets worth billions, Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple that struggles to meet daily expenses has been ..


India sees single-day rise of 58,097 Covid cases; Omicron tally rises to 2,135

New Delhi: A total of 2,135 cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus have been detected across 24 states and UTs, out of which, 828 ..


Soaring Omicron could lead to more dangerous variants, WHO warns

Stockholm: Soaring Omicron cases around the globe could increase the risk of a newer, more dangerous variant emerging, the World Health ..


Antibody cocktail not useful for most patients with Omicron: Experts

Kolkata: Amid the surge in COVID cases and concerns over the Omicron variant of coronavirus, doctors in Kolkata believe that there ..


India reports 37,379 new Covid cases; Omicron tally jumps to 1,892

New Delhi: A total of 1,892 cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus have been detected across 23 states and Union Territories so far, ..


Over 40 lakh children get COVID-19 vaccine on first day; Parents say it is a big relief

New Delhi: As India launched a COVID-19 vaccination drive for the 15-18 age group on Monday, over 40 lakh children received their first ..

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551 COVID vaccination centres designated for children, says health minister

Thiruvananthapuram: As India started inoculating children between the age group of 15 and 18 on Monday, Kerala designated 551 exclusive ..


Omicron tally in India rises to 1,700

New Delhi: A total of 1,700 cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus have been detected across 23 states and Union Territories so far, ..

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Covid vaccine: Children infected with Covid can get jab after 3 months

Thiruvananthapuram: The Centre has planned to administer Covid-19 vaccines to 15.34 lakhs children between the age group of 15 to 18 ..


India reports 27,553 new Covid cases in last 24 hrs; Omicron tally rises to 1,525

New Delhi: A total of 1,525 cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus have been detected across 23 states and Union Territories so far, ..

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Covid-19 vaccination drive for children to be held 6 days a week from Jan 3

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has decided to conduct Covid-19 vaccination drive on all days of week except Wednesdays. ..


Workplace metamorphosis: Pandemic blues of 2020, lessons of 2021 and the upcoming 2022

Pandemic... Pandemic... Pandemic. The word with its prefix Covid-19 is gearing up to the third year, that is 2022. In the rear-view ..


10 Maharashtra ministers, 20 MLAs infected with COVID-19: Ajit Pawar

Pune: As many as 10 ministers of the Maharashtra government and 20 MLAs have been infected with COVID-19, said state Deputy Cheif Minister ..


Omicron tally in India rises to 1,431 with 161 fresh cases

New Delhi: India has logged 161 fresh Omicron cases, taking their tally in the country to 1,431, according to Union Health Ministry ..