Thursday, October 29, 2020

COVID-19 News

Odisha reports 1,617 new COVID-19 cases, 13 fresh fatalities

Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 : Odisha's COVID-19 tally mounted to 2,87,099 on Thursday as 1,617 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official...

MIT’s new face mask can inactivate novel coronavirus using heat

Boston, Oct 29 : Scientists at MIT have designed a novel face mask that can not only filter out the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes...

Assam reports 3 more COVID deaths, 448 fresh cases

Guwahati, Oct 29 : Assam reported three more COVID-19 fatalities on Wednesday, taking the death toll to 917, while 448 new positive cases pushed...

15 new cases push COVID-19 tally of Andamans to 4,289

Port Blair, Oct 29 : The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 4,289 on Thursday as 15 more people tested positive...

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 80-lakh mark with 49,881 new cases

New Delhi, Oct 29 : India's COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday, 18 days after it had gone past 70 lakh, with...

737 new coronavirus cases in Pune district

Pune, Oct 29 : Pune district in Maharashtra reported 737 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 3,21,398, a...

Rising recovery rate, falling active COVID-19 cases prove success of containment strategy: Vardhan

New Delhi, Oct 29 : The continuously rising national recovery rate and progressively falling active cases of coronavirus infection have proven the success of...

Delhi’s daily coronavirus infection tally crosses 5,000 for first time

New Delhi, Oct 28 : Delhi's daily coronavirus infection tally crossed the 5,000-mark for the first time on Wednesday as the national capital witnessed...

Mizoram reports first COVID-19 fatality

Aizawl, Oct 28 : Mizoram, the only state which had not reported any COVID-19 fatality so far, registered its first coronavirus death on Wednesday...

Maha: 703 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 22 more deaths

Thane, Oct 28 : Thane has added 703 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the Maharashtra district to 2,08,294, an official said on...

Pondy logs 102 new coronavirus cases, two more deaths

Puducherry, Oct 28 : Puducherry posted 102 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the infection count to 34,583 in the union territory. Two more...

Tripura registers 160 new COVID-19 cases, 202 more recoveries

Agartala, Oct 28 : Single-day recoveries outnumbered new COVID-19 cases in Tripura, as 160 more people tested positive for the infection while 202 more...

Aerosol microdroplets ineffective at spreading coronavirus: Study

London, Oct 28 : Aerosol microdroplets, which are tiny particles that linger in the air longest after we talk, cough, or sneeze, may be...

Some evidence shows children could be COVID spreaders: ICMR

New Delhi, Oct 28 : There is some evidence which shows that children who were earlier thought to be protected against coronavirus infection can...