40 districts at high risk
According to the World Health Organisation, some 40 among the 64 districts of the country are at very high risk of coronavirus transmission
AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccines effective against Delta variants
Covid-19 vaccines made by AstraZeneca and the Pfizer-BioNTech alliance remain broadly effective against Delta and Kappa variants of the Covid-19 causing virus, which were first identified in India
India protest 'unfair' Tokyo Olympic rules for Covid-hit nations
India's Olympic body has slammed as "unfair" strict rules imposed by the Japanese government on athletes from several Covid-hit nations for the Tokyo Games starting next month
Belgium bans Britain travellers including Bangladeshis
With Belgium’s restrictions, which already apply to South Africa, India and Brazil, only EU citizens or residents of Belgium will be able to enter the country
India records 62,224 new Covid-19 cases
India reported 62,224 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, while the daily positivity rate further dropped to 3.22 per cent, according to the ministry of health and family welfare (MoFHW) on ...
Covid-19 situation likely to worsen
Besides border-lying districts, the Indian strain or Delta variant of the fatal coronavirus has been detected in multiple districts. The DGHS has asked the hospitals of those districts to admit ...