New Delhi: Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Tuesday.
Delhi courts quickly adopted technology to counter the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown and heard important cases related to Delhi communal riots in February as also violations of visa norms by foreigner Tablighi Jamaat members in 2020.
Union Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey has said that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is under home isolation.
Three people who returned from the UK recently, were infected with the mutated strain of coronavirus, a top official of theCCMB here said on Tuesday.
Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Shanta Kumar’s wife, Santosh Shailza, succumbed to COVID-19 in the early hours of Tuesday, Health Minister Rajiv Saizal said.
Six persons who returned to India from the United Kingdom have tested positive for the new mutated strain of coronavirus, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus emerged a year ago before it became a pandemic and upended life across the globe, has started the emergency COVID-19 vaccination on some key groups, a senior health official said on Tuesday, even as China is yet to officially certify its multiple vaccines.
COVID-19 may have thrown curveballs this year but the USD 191 billion-Indian IT sector has shown resilience and 2021 promises more growth opportunities as digital spends go up to tackle the challenges amid the ‘new normal’.
Jharkhand’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,14,420 as 152 people tested positive for the virus, a health department official said on Tuesday.
Diabetes patients on a particular class of glucose-lowering drugs called SGLT2i may be at an increased risk for a potentially lethal condition when they contract COVID-19, warns a new study.
India’s economy could prove to be the “most resilient” in the subregion of South and South-West Asia over the long term, according to a report by the UN, which says a positive but lower economic growth post COVID-19 pandemic and the country’s large market will continue to attract investments.
Arunachal Pradesh’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 16,696 after seven people tested positive for the virus, a senior health department official said on Tuesday.
A total of 16,432 new infections were reported in India in a span of 24 hours, the lowest in little over six months, while the death toll increased to 1,48,153 with 252 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Mizoram reports six more COVID-19 cases as tally rises to 4,190.
Telangana recorded 397 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the total positives to over 2.85 lakh while two fatalities pushed the toll to 1,535.
Telugu film star Ram Charan on Tuesday said he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is under home quarantine.
The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives has passed a bill to meet President Donald Trump’s demand for increasing direct coronavirus relief payments to some Americans to USD 2,000, but the measure faces an uphill battle in the Republican-run Senate.
With the addition of 283 new coronavirus positive cases in the last 24 hours, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra mounted to 2,42,097, an official said on Tuesday.
Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Shanta Kumar’s wife, Santosh Shailza, succumbed to COVID-19 in the early hours of Tuesday, Health Minister Rajiv Saizal said. (PTI)