Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Last Update : 06:13 AM IST

63rd Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra52667157861695 Tamil Nadu170828731119 Gujarat144686636888 Delhi140536771276 Rajasthan73004056167 Madhya Pradesh68593571300 Uttar Pradesh64973660169 West Bengal38161414278 Andhra Pradesh2886189256 Bihar273773313 Karnataka218270544 Punjab2081191340 Telangana1920116456 Jammu and Kashmir166880923 Odisha14386497 Haryana121380216 Kerala8975326 Assam549634 Jharkhand4051484 Uttarakhand349584 Chhatisgarh292670 Chandigarh2661874 Himachal Pradesh223634 Tripura1981650 Goa67190 Puducherry49170 Manipur3640 Meghalaya15121 Nagaland300 Arunachal Pradesh210 Mizoram110 Sikkim100

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Gujarat High Court questions Rupani government's coronavirus testing policy

It has directed the state to procure maximum testing kits to enable both private and government hospitals to carry out tests.

24 May 2020 5:40 PM

Portuguese resort to test all residents ahead of summer season

Portugal, which so far has nearly 30,000 cases and 1,277 deaths, is slowly easing restrictions from a mid-March lockdown

22 May 2020 6:23 PM

Covid-19 tally stands at 1,12,359 after India records over 5K cases in single day

The number of active Covid-19 cases stood at 63,624.

21 May 2020 3:02 PM

FM Nirmala announces additional 40k crore under MGNREGS to boost employment

Top-100 universities will be permitted to automatically start online courses by May 30, 2020

17 May 2020 12:26 PM

Sitharaman to announce fifth and final tranche of economic package at 11 am today

Finance Minister on Saturday said the government will introduce competition, transparency and private sector participation in coal sector

17 May 2020 9:45 AM

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FM Nirmala Sitharaman's third tranche covers agriculture and allied activities

Financing facility of Rs 1,00,000 crore will be provided for funding agriculture infrastructure projects at farm-gate and aggregation points

15 May 2020 5:42 PM

Pick and choose policy on corona puts doctors' lives at risk

Each state interpreting the ICMR's guidelines in its own way

06 May 2020 9:27 AM

West Bengal has highest covid19 mortality rate

There's a discrepancy in the number of COVID-19 cases reported by the state in its medical bulletins and its communication with the Centre

04 May 2020 3:25 PM

Roche gets USFDA nod for coronavirus antibody test

The brand claims its test relies on intravenous blood draws, which gives results with higher accuracy than finger-prick tests

04 May 2020 12:34 PM

SARI what! Telangana docs are gobsmacked by fiat to restrict Covid-19 tests

One practitioner wonders if that is why the state's new case numbers are so low

30 Apr 2020 9:12 AM

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Rahul urges PM to take action against 'profiteering' in Covid19 test kits procurement

Rahul Gandhi said that the country will "never forgive" those making an unfair profit by selling testing kits

27 Apr 2020 3:01 PM

Rahul urges PM Modi to clear bottlenecks and ramp up Covid19 testing

Congress has been urging the government to increase random testing in the country

26 Apr 2020 3:08 PM

So is Telangana betting on herd immunity?

In a sudden policy switch two days ago, health officials stopped testing secondary contacts unless they had covid-19 symptoms

26 Apr 2020 8:49 AM

IIT-Roorkee professor's AI-based software compares lung X-rays to detect COVID-19

The software has been fed a database of lung X-rays of thousands of covid, pneumonia and TB patients to tell them apart, the professor says.

24 Apr 2020 1:37 PM

ICMR to check quality of rapid antibody test kits

India procured five lakh rapid antibody test kits from two Chinese firms and they were distributed to states with rising corona cases

22 Apr 2020 1:26 PM

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Don't be in a hurry to declare Goa coronavirus-free: Congress to BJP

Data released by the government showed only 826 samples were sent for testing, of which reports of 780 patients have been received

20 Apr 2020 4:34 PM

Lockdown is just a pause button, aggressive testing needed: Rahul Gandhi

Ongoing nationwide lockdown is like a pause button and not a solution to defeat the virus, says Congress leader

16 Apr 2020 4:17 PM

India's covid figures modest for the size of population: Experts

India is going in the right direction but it is not enough

16 Apr 2020 11:46 AM

DRDO develops COVID sample collection kiosk which protects health and sanitation workers from possible infection

Healthcare workers can collect samples from outside a booth, protected by a screen from the potential carrier of the contagion inside

15 Apr 2020 5:02 PM

IISc developing tool to detect COVID-19 based sound of an infected person's cough, speech

Named Coswara, the project uses the same concept being worked upon by an Israeli startup called Vocalis Health

15 Apr 2020 1:49 PM

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