India likely to remain fastest growing major economy: RBI governor Das
Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das on Saturday exuded confidence that India will continue to be the fastest growing major economy with a likely growth rate of 7 per cent in 2022-23 on the back of strong macroeconomic fundamentals and financial sector stability. Das said the entire world has withstood multiple shocks. "I call it triple shocks of COVID-19 pandemic, then the war in Ukraine, and now the financial market turmoil."
Consider plea of doctors who served during COVID-19 for regular appointment, HC directs TN govt
Tamil Nadu: 11 doctors had approached the Madras High Court claiming to have served on a contract basis during all three waves of pandemic, and thereby seeking regular appointment as assistant surgeons
800 test Covid positive on Australia cruise ship, panic in Sydney
Carnival Australia's Majestic Princess cruise ship was docked in Sydney, the capital of the most populous state, New South Wales, with "in the vicinity" of 800 passengers on board testing positive to the virus, the company said.
India reports 833 new Coronavirus cases and 8 deaths in last 24 hours
The death toll due to Covid in India stands at 5,30,528. The active Covid cases have declined to 12,553. This is 0.03 per cent of the total cases. The 8 deaths reported on Saturday, include 3 reconciled by Kerala. The Covid-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.78 per cent.
Live: India reports 833 new coronavirus cases and 8 deaths
According to a study published in Nature Medicine, compared to no reinfection, reinfection with Covid adds to the risk of complications associated with pulmonary, cardiovascular, haematological, diabetes, gastrointestinal, kidney, mental health, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, hospitalisation and even death. Stay with TOI for all live updates --
Covid reinfection raises death risk: Study
According to a study published in Nature Medicine, compared to no reinfection, reinfection with Covid adds to the risk of complications associated with pulmonary, cardiovascular, haematological, diabetes, gastrointestinal, kidney, mental health, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, hospitalisation and even death. The risks are most pronounced in the acute phase but they may persist in the post-acute phase at six months as well.
China shortens quarantine times, eases flight curbs in Covid Zero pivot
Travelers into China will be required to spend five days in a hotel or government quarantine facility, followed by three days confined to home, according to a National Health Commission statement Friday. The current rules require 10 days quarantine in total, with a week in a hotel then three days at home.
China Covid cases top 10,000; Beijing highest in over a year
The capital reported 114 new cases for Thursday, the municipal health commission said in a statement. Four of the infections were found outside the government-run quarantine system, stoking concern the virus continues to circulate within the community. Nationwide, there were 10,243 new infections, the highest since April 28.
India reports 842 new Covid cases, 6 deaths in 24 hours; active caseload dips to 12,752
India has reported 842 new Covid cases and 6 deaths in 24 hours, according to data released by the Union health ministry on Friday. The active caseload dipped to 12,752. The national Covid recovery rate increased to 98.78 per cent.