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India saw 60,975 new cases of the coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours With this, the nationwide infection tally rose to 31,67,323
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation too had said that it is all set to resume the services and was just awaiting government nod
University of Hong Kong scientists claim to have the first evidence of someone being reinfected with the virus that causes COVID-19
- The Quint
The 500-bed hospital at Patna is being inaugurated on 24 August.
Melbourne, Aug 24: Scientists have developed a predictive metabolic model for COVID-19 infection that shows multi-organ effects of the disease. Researchers from Murdoch University in Australia and the University of Cambridge in the UK collected blood plasma specimens from
- The Telegraph
First documented coronavirus re-infection found in man who had travelled in Britain
Washington, Aug 19: The United States and China have agreed to double the number of airline flights that each other's airlines can operate between the countries, from four to eight per week. The deal marks a further easing of a standoff
India has upped coronavirus testing and with it, the positivity rate, which tells how many people who were tested contracted the infection, has swelled too. The government said that cumulative testing went from 1.2 crore on July 14 to more than 3 crore on August 16. Likewise, the positivity rate swelled from 7.5% to 8.8% during the same period. Here are more details.
- The Telegraph
Oxford and German vaccine trials in race for jab this year, says UK chairman
As India reels under coronavirus catastrophe, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, chairperson of Biocon Ltd., joined the long list of famous personalities to test positive for the highly-contagious disease. In a tweet last night, Shaw said that she had "added to the COVID count (sic)." Other prominent personalities to test positive from Karnataka are Chief Minister Yediyurappa and ex-CM Siddaramaiah. Here are more details.