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Covid-19 India Second Wave


Study by Quest Alliance: Over 7% children in state lost at least one family member during second wave

May 06, 2022 11:34 pm

The study, titled "Covid Sense Check", was aimed at understanding and mapping the impact of Covid-19 second wave on students and their families and was conducted across 22,575 students studying in government schools in India including 4,184 from Gujarat.

Pune Inc: Startup becomes edtech leader after unexpected insight from small Madhya Pradesh town

March 29, 2022 11:05 am

"Millions of young people from tier-3 and tier-4 towns do not appear for central or national level job exams. They are better versed in writing exams in vernacular languages and prefer securing a government job in their area," says Karanvir Singh, CEO of Pariksha.

In Pune, play highlights importance of hope during pandemic

March 18, 2022 8:30 am

Amid the second anniversary of the pandemic, ‘Hunkaro’ focuses on the critical factor that everybody was hooked to as the disease raged — hope.

Delhi News Highlights: Delhi logs 9,197 new Covid-19 infections, 34 deaths

January 24, 2022 9:34 am

Delhi Covid-19 Active Cases Today Highlights 23 Jan, Delhi Corona Cases 3rd Wave News, Delhi Weather Today, Cold Wave Updates, Delhi Curfew Guidelines, Lockdown Updates: On the case front, Delhi on Saturday reported 11,486 new Covid-19 cases and 45 related deaths, according to city health department.

‘Delta variant dominated paediatric cases during second wave’

January 15, 2022 7:16 am

According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) scientists, the purpose of the study was to check if there was any new variant or mutation of the variant among the paediatric population.

Bengal among states of concern, says Centre; low testing flagged

January 13, 2022 5:42 am

Meanwhile, experts are concerned that the daily sample testing numbers in the state are not adequate.

States must utilise Centre’s Covid funds to the fullest. Country cannot afford a repeat of devastation wreaked by second wave

January 04, 2022 9:04 am

The scars of the second wave haven’t yet healed and the country cannot afford another scramble for ICU beds and oxygen cylinders. States have no time to lose.

No death due to lack of oxygen during Covid-19 second wave: UP government

December 16, 2021 2:35 pm

The government said the death certificates made no mention of 'death due to lack of oxygen' in any of the 22,915 patients that died due to the pandemic.

Study identifies 108 SARS-Cov2 mutations in wastewater samples

October 27, 2021 8:21 am

The samples for the study, published late last week in the journal Science of the Total Environment of Science Direct, were collected from an open wastewater drain near Deccan (Prabhat Road basin), entering Mutha river.

Zeal to provide holistic care drives PGI’s clinic that has registered over 200 amputees in six months

October 03, 2021 10:54 am

The patients are broadly from Punjab (45 per cent), Haryana (25 per cent), Chandigarh (8 per cent) and Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh (10 per cent).


Halted lives: With trains not running due to Covid, Bengal hawkers struggle

June 20, 2021 7:45 pm

Many railway hawkers in West Bengal are struggling to make ends meet ever since train services were shut down in the state due to the ongoing Covid crisis.

How a tiny village in Bengal's Jhargram district is getting vaccinated

June 14, 2021 9:43 pm

Health officials in Mohanpur Rural Hospital said that in order to get vaccinated, people need to visit the Block Development Office and get themselves registered.

24 crore people vaccinated so far, Govt says over 25.87 crore doses provided to states

June 12, 2021 3:07 pm

Dr V K Paul, who heads the country’s Covid task force, said the US decision will not have any regulatory impact in India.

How cities are gearing up for Covid unlock

June 06, 2021 10:04 pm

With Covid cases dropping in India, various states, such as Delhi and Maharashtra, have announced unlock plans.

Spirometers, yoga exercises part of daily routines at Covid-19 care centres

May 29, 2021 1:57 pm

Nurses, doctors and volunteers have started making patients do yoga, and a few stretching exercises known to provide better care as the virus hits. Due to the nature of the virus, monitoring breathing patterns and focusing on lung health has become vital.

Centre allows walk-ins for 18+, but are there enough vaccines?

May 25, 2021 12:50 pm

The Centre has now allowed walk-in registration for vaccination for the 18-44 age group. However, the option is only open at government-run Covid vaccination centres for now.

Locked down weekend: How cities are coping amid Covid restrictions

May 09, 2021 9:18 pm

Amid a heavy surge in Covid cases across India, several states have announced stricter lockdowns to keep a check on the spread of coronavirus.

Record single-day cases, deaths as India battles second Covid-19 wave

May 06, 2021 7:55 pm

Meanwhile, according to the health ministry, the national mortality rate has been on a decline and currently stands at 1.09 per cent.

Lack of beds, oxygen, New Delhi continues to reel under Covid-19 stress

April 30, 2021 2:26 pm

On Thursday, the death toll stood at 395, the highest to date in Delhi in a day. So far, 15,772 people have officially died of Covid in Delhi. This was the eighth day in a row that Delhi has recorded over 300 deaths due to COVID-19.