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Delhi: Covid cases, positivity rate continue to rise, experts flag festive season spike; eye on new variants too

March 25, 2021 10:46 am

For the fifth consecutive day the positivity rate remained over 1%. On Wednesday, the positivity rate stood at 1.52% after testing 82,331 people.

Rise in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra could be due to 'overall slackness': NCDC

February 17, 2021 10:54 am

“There is a lot of susceptible population and when our team visited Akola, Amravati, Yavatmal and other areas, we found that people are not following basic rules of wearing masks,” Dr Sujit Singh, director of NCDC, told The Indian Express.

Delhi could be heading towards attaining 'herd immunity', indicates latest sero-survey

January 25, 2021 8:01 pm

The survey has found that in one district, 50-60 per cent of the sampled population has developed antibodies to COVID-19, they said.

Centre launches multi-institutional consortium to track new nCov-2 strain

December 31, 2020 3:11 am

The collaborators have also been tasked with determining the nature of this new strain in terms of its mortality, morbidity and its infection- spreading capacity.

Delhi: Dip in Covid cases but not death rate, experts urge caution

December 29, 2020 9:46 am

On Monday, the city saw 564 new cases of Covid-19, the lowest single-day spike since May 26. The death toll reached 10,474 with 21 new fatalities recorded in a day.

Floated in ’07 to help farmers, agro-processing co-op societies defunct for many years now

July 17, 2015 2:48 am

Records now show that as of December 2013, 19 such societies had closed down.

Govt sends Swine flu samples to Pune, Delhi to study virus pattern

March 10, 2015 3:20 am

So far, till Monday, a total of 5,715 Swine flu cases have been reported from Gujarat.

5-year-old girl dies of swine flu, toll at 10

February 27, 2015 1:59 am

The girl died on February 13.

Only testing lab fights spurt in swine flu cases

February 18, 2015 1:13 am

Delay in results renders tests redundant; NCDC conducting 200-250 tests a day; AIIMS asked to help out.

Delhi records second swine flu death, 8 cases reported

January 08, 2015 8:13 pm

Eight fresh cases of swine flu were reported on Thursday taking the total figure to 31 so far this year.