Dr Angelique Coetzee talks about how she first spotted the Omicron variant, how it has replaced Delta in South Africa and more. "... if you look at the definition, less than one per cent are getting severe illness. Majority of patients in primary healthcare are adhering to the definition of mild illness. If you’re unvaccinated, if you have comorbidities, then any viral infection might lead to severe illness and that severe illness would be pneumonia. That’s what we have seen with Omicron. What I can advise you is that do not look at your positivity rate or your daily cases. You need to look at how many people are admitted in the ICU and what are your death rates for patients admitted specifically for Covid-19."
"The BJP’s politics is about hate, it is not about religion. Hinduism does not teach hate. I dislike it when BJP appropriates a religion as great as Hinduism and thinks that their definition and actions define Hinduism. It does not," said Moitra.
The two public servants who were arraigned as accused in the chargesheet were identified as Harish Chandra Gupta, the former secretary, and Kuljeet Singh Kropha, the former joint secretary of the Ministry.
Considering the need for funds for several development projects like the coastal road, Goregaon-Mulund link road, sewage treatment projects, the corporation is looking into new sources of revenues, said BMC officials.
🔴 According to the Union health ministry, 156.76 crore vaccines have been administered till now and more than 92 per cent of India's adult population have received at least one dose.
Four people on two motorcycles intercepted them and robbed them of Rs 6,500 and three cellphones at Bopdev Ghat, said the police.
🔴 The traders insisted that instead of online meeting of Panjab University shopkeepers with Panjab University committee, an offline meeting with all 60 shopkeepers of the market should be organised.
🔴 In an email interview with Avinash Nair and Leena Misra, he spoke on how the “tariff war” has impacted the relation between two countries and the key take aways from Vibrant Gujarat Summit.
🔴 “Abdullah was facing charges in 43 cases and he obtained bail in all the cases. He was released from jail on Saturday after the release order was received,” said Superintendent, of Sitapur jail, Suresh Singh.
In view of the surge in Covid-19 cases in Chennai and Tamil Nadu, the Vandalur zoo will remain closed to the public till January 31, a press release said.
The fire department said that a short-circuit could be the reason behind the fire.
🔴 Bangalore Active Covid-19 Cases Live, Bengaluru, Karnataka Omicron News Latest Updates, Bangalore Curfew, Lockdown Today News, 17 January: The Karnataka health and family welfare department said that the number of total active cases in the state was 1,97,982.
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Not to be left behind, some soldiers of the Border Security Force (BSF) posted at the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir kept the spirit of Bihu alive and celebrated Assam’s popular harvest festival.
Schools have been shut in Maharashtra till February 15 due to the rise in COVID-19 cases across the state.