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First Omicron case in Delhi after Tanzania returnee tests positive; 5th in India

Earlier, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop international flights in view of Omicron variant

05 Dec 2021 12:08 PM

Omicron will be in major cities but with mild symptoms: Former CSIR institute Chief

As per the WHO, the first known confirmed B.1.1.529 infection was from a specimen collected on November 9 this year

05 Dec 2021 9:29 AM

Top scientists for COVID booster vaccine dose

Give booster jabs to 40 plus and high risk cases, recommend top genomic scientists

03 Dec 2021 12:53 PM

Booster dose of six Covid vaccines safe, increases immunity: Lancet study

Two doses of AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines have shown 79 per cent and 90 per cent protection

03 Dec 2021 11:53 AM

India detects first two cases of Omicron, both from Karnataka

Health Ministry said that both the cases have been reported in Karnataka, with the patients being two men aged 66 and 46

02 Dec 2021 4:39 PM


In-person student attendance in schools may drop by 14 per cent due to Omicron threat

The World Health Organisation has designated the new SARS-Cov-2 variant as a 'variant of concern'

02 Dec 2021 2:19 PM

Four more international travellers test COVID-19 positive at Delhi airport: Officials

A total of eight people from 'at-risk' countries have tested positive for COVID-19 in Delhi till now

02 Dec 2021 12:59 PM

India records 9,765 new Covid cases, 477 deaths in a span of 24 hours

The active cases comprise 0.29 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020

02 Dec 2021 10:00 AM

Four passengers from UK, Netherlands test positive for Covid in Delhi

Their samples have been sent for genome sequencing to ascertain if they have the new variant, sources said

01 Dec 2021 12:58 PM

November records lowest number of fresh COVID-19 cases in India since May 2020

The number of daily cases peaked on May 6, when the country registered 4,14,188 Covid cases in a span of 24 hours

01 Dec 2021 12:31 PM


India records 8,954 fresh Covid cases, 28 per cent higher than yesterday

The death toll climbed to 4,69,247 with 267 fresh fatalities, while the active cases were recorded at less than a lakh after 547 days

01 Dec 2021 10:05 AM

Six passengers returning from 'high-risk' countries test positive in Maharashtra

The public health department of Maharashtra said that the passengers are either asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic

01 Dec 2021 9:49 AM

Very large number of Indians may be protected from Omicron: Virologist Shahid Jameel

Jameel said more data is awaited but vaccine effectiveness against the variant may dip by a few points

30 Nov 2021 12:49 PM

Omicron variant: Kejriwal questions delay in banning international flights

Kejriwal had on Sunday urged PM Modi to stop flights coming to India from countries affected by Omicron with immediate effect

30 Nov 2021 11:43 AM

All adults should get COVID-19 booster shots, says U.S. CDC

The agency is taking a more cautious stance as Omicron's emergence further emphasizes the importance of vaccination and boosters

30 Nov 2021 11:09 AM