COVID-19 death toll in India rises to 109, number of cases to 4,000

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the country climbed to nearly 4,000 today, while the death toll rose to 109, according to Union Health Ministry sources. Continue Reading

Editorial: Sensitive, sensible

Days after implementing lockdown across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought the nation’s forgiveness for imposing a monumental lockdown on the country, but said “we have to win … and we will definitely win the battle” against the unprecedented menace of coronavirus that has claimed more than two dozen lives in India so far. Continue Reading

Covid 19: 724 cases in India, death toll 18

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 18 in the country today and the number of coronavirus cases climbed to 724, according to the Health Ministry. Continue Reading

Corona: 562 cases in India, 1st death in Tamilnadu

The number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 562 today while the death toll due to COVID-19 in the country was revised down to nine, according to Health Ministry data. Continue Reading

Coronavirus cases in India soar to 562

The number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 562 today while the death toll due to COVID-19 in the country was revised down to nine, according to Health Ministry data. Continue Reading

Coronavirus cases cross 200 in India

Coronavirus cases in India reportedly crossed 200 after fresh cases were reported from various parts of the country. A 69-year-old Italian tourist who had ‘recovered’ from COVID-19 died at a private hospital in Jaipur, officials said. Continue Reading

‘Need to build resilient public health system to prevent diseases’

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is now officially a pandemic according to the World Health Organisation. Indian government has been quick to adopt a multipronged strategy, including issuance of clear guidelines to Ministries for coordinated action. Continue Reading