Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 2.5 Lakh COVID-19 Cases In India, Over 6,900 Killed

The coronavirus pandemic has killed over 400,000 people worldwide till now. (File) New Delhi: Coronavirus cases in India have crossed 2.5 lakh as a surge in infections continued amid increasing relaxations allowed by the government following an over two-month nationwide lockdown. Over 6,900 people have died so far in the country. Shopping malls, religious places, […]

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COVID-19 Could See A Declining Trend By Mid-September: Report

India today reported the highest single-day spike of 9,971 coronavirus cases (File) New Delhi: COVID-19 pandemic in the country could see a declining trend by mid of September this year, according to the findings of mathematical analysis by Union Health Ministry officials. The study has pointed out that when the number of infected is equal […]

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Chinese Hackers Trying To Steal COVID-19 Vaccine Work Data: US Experts

Various countries are trying to develop coronavirus vaccine. (File) Washington: The US Federal Bureau of Investigation and cybersecurity experts believe Chinese hackers are trying to steal research on developing a vaccine against coronavirus, two newspapers reported on Monday. The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are planning to release a warning about the Chinese hacking […]

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UK Reports 621 New COVID-19 Deaths, Total Crosses 28,000-Mark

UK is just behind Europe’s worst-hit country Italy. (File) London: The UK on Saturday announced 621 more deaths in the coronavirus outbreak, taking the overall cumulative number of deaths to 28,131, just behind Europe’s worst-hit country Italy. The government said that 182,260 people had tested positive for COVID-19, up 4,806 on Friday. But hospital admissions […]

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Another ‘deeply respected’ Indian origin doctor dies due to coronavirus in UK

Kamlesh Kumar Masson, who gained medical qualifications from Utkal University in 1969 and practised for decades as a general practitioner in the UK, has died aged 78, making him the latest Indian-origin medical professional to fall victim to coronavirus. Masson was a GP in Thurrock, Essex, where his colleagues, patients and family paid him tributes […]

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Clock is ticking, as Covid-19 puts Brexit on back-burner

The United Kingdom and the European Union were supposed to be at an advanced stage of trade talks now, but the coronavirus pandemic has pushed Brexit into the background, with latest talks by video-link on Friday described as ‘disappointing’. The UK symbolically left the EU in January and entered into a ‘transition’ phase until December […]

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Over 26,000 Coronavirus Cases In India, Nearly 2,000 Cases In 24 Hours

COVID-19: India reported 49 deaths linked to the highly infectious coronavirus in the last 24 hours. New Delhi: India recorded 1,990 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours – its biggest single-day spike so far – taking the total to 26, 496, including 824 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said this morning. Forty-nine deaths linked […]

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Bengal Migrant Labourers Quarantined After Trekking 500 km From Odisha

Coronavirus: The group was stopped after having crossed over 500km. (Representational) Kalyani: Eleven migrant labourers of Murshidabad and Birbhum districts of West Bengal who had trekked all the way from Odisha were stopped by police around 200 km from their homes in Nadia district. The migrant workers are now quarantined in a building in Haringhata […]

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Make no mistake, coronavirus will be with us for a long time: WHO chief

Covid-19 will stalk the planet for a long time to come, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, warning that most countries were still in the early stages of tackling the pandemic. WHO boss Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said some countries that thought they had the new coronavirus under control were witnessing a resurgence in cases, while […]

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