China kicks off emergency Covid-19 vaccination in Wuhan

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus emerged a year ago before it became a pandemic and upended life across the globe, has started the emergency Covid-19 vaccination on some key groups, a senior health official said on Tuesday, even as China is yet to officially certify its multiple vaccines. Continue Reading

Chennai: Is Covid curve really coming down?

The cases of  Coronavirus is fast declining in the city, according to data collected by the Greater Chennai Corporation. Only one neighbourhood has more than 1,000 cases. Continue Reading

South Korea to extend measures after new covid-19 cases

South Korea on Friday reported 56 new COVID-19 cases, with most of them in the Seoul metropolitan area, forcing health authorities to indefinitely extend toughened infection preventive measures in the densely populated capital area. Continue Reading

UK Covid-19 deaths hit 35,704

Another 363 Covid-19 patients have died in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 35,704, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said on Wednesday. Continue Reading