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The 178 labs in India that can test COVID-19 cases

India, March 31 -- Labs remain sparse in worst-hit states Close to two months after the first novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was recorded, India has just 201 labs that are equipped to carry out... Read More


Coronavirus update: SC asks Centre to attend to migrants

India, March 31 -- Imperial College London claims global toll could have been much worse The Supreme Court of India March 31, 2020 directed the Centre to ensure food, shelter, medical aid and religio... Read More


Coronavirus update: Tamil Nadu records 50 new cases

India, March 31 -- Imperial College London claims global toll could have been much worse Tamil Nadu recorded 50 new novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) positive cases Monday 31, 2020, said C Vijayabaskar,... Read More


Coronavirus update: India now has more than 1000 positive cases

India, March 30 -- Global tally reportedly above 720,000; 5%patients critical; deaths above 33,000 India's tally of people who have tested postitive for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) was at 1,02... Read More


Coronavirus update: Health ministry releases data on protective gears

India, March 30 -- Plan to use plasma of the immune in patients in UK India was still in the 'local transmission' stage of the novel coronavirus disease pandemic (COVID-19) and there was no community... Read More


Global Eco Watch: Chinese govt recommends bear bile as cure for COVID-19

India, March 30 -- Down To Earth brings you the top happenings in the world of global ecology The Chinese government has alarmed wildlife conservationists by suggesting that bile extracted from bears... Read More


Coronavirus update: Delhi mohalla clinic doc tests positive

India, March 26 -- Global death toll over 21,000 A doctor at a government Mohalla clinic in Mohanpuri in Delhi's Maujpur tested positrive for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), according to a March ... Read More


COVID-19 outbreak: Centre blames supply chain disruption for shortage of PPEs

India, March 26 -- WHO urges govts of lockdown countries to ramp up testing The Union government admitted for the first time that it faced problems getting personal protective equipment (PPE) for doc... Read More


Coronavirus update: Finance minister announces special package

India, March 26 -- Food and cashtransfer announced under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a special package to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic (C... Read More


Coronavirus update: India begins 21-day lockdown

India, March 25 -- India entered an unprecedented nationwide 21-day lockdownon March 25, 2020 after it was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 8 pm the night before as a measure to combat the... Read More