India reports 40,134 new Covid cases, daily positivity rate below 5% for 56 consecutive days
India reported 40,134 new cases of Covid-19 and 422 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union health ministry. The total number of cases currently stands at 3,16,95,958. The death toll has climbed to 4,24,773. The number of active cases of Covid-19 in the country is 4,13,718.
Forecaster who predicted India’s Covid peak sees new wave coming
According to a report, India is likely to see a rise in Covid-19 infections building into a third wave -- though smaller -- that may peak in October. The next wave is likely to be far smaller than the second wave that peaked at a record 400,000-plus daily cases on May 7 and declined sharply thereafter.
Florida breaks record for Covid-19 hospitalisations
Florida is now leading the nation in per capita hospitalisations for Covid-19, as hospitals around the state report having to put emergency room visitors in beds in hallways and others document a noticeable drop in the age of patients.
Nancy Pelosi, Democrats call on Joe Biden to extend eviction ban
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic leaders on Sunday called on the Biden administration to immediately extend the nation's eviction moratorium, calling it a "moral imperative" to prevent Americans from being put out of their homes during a Covid-19 surge.
Army patrols Sydney streets as Brisbane extends Covid-19 lockdown
Sydney, Australia's largest city, is into its sixth week of a lockdown as it struggles with a spike in infections that added nearly 3,500 cases since the first one was detected in a limousine driver who transported overseas airline crew.
Delta variant challenges China's 'zero Covid strategy' — and raises questions over its vaccine efficacy
China's hardline "zero Covid strategy" is facing a fresh challenge from the rapid spread of the Delta variant, amid concerns over the efficacy of Chinese vaccines against the highly contagious strain.
Expert hopes the rise in Covid-19 vaccinations means the US is waking up to the dangers of the Delta variant
The Delta variant is wreaking havoc through much of the United States, but the "silver lining" is that more Americans appear to be at the tipping point of understanding the importance of Covid-19 vaccinations, one expert said.
13-year-old boy is manager of millions of dollars cryptocurrency
Last year, at the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic’s first wave, Bambolim-based school student Gajesh Naik began creating online educational content. The content was meant to help primary school students from vernacular schools to cope with the lack of physical classes.
Kerala COVID : സംസ്ഥാന അതിർത്തികളിൽ പരിശോധന, RT-PCR നെഗറ്റീവ് സർട്ടിഫിക്കേറ്റ് നിർബന്ധം, KSTRC സർവീസ് അതിർത്തി വരെ മാത്രം
Tamil Nadu, കർണാടക (Karnataka) അതിർത്തിയിൽ പരിശോധന കർശനമാക്കി. കേരളത്തിൽ നിന്ന് ഇരു സംസ്ഥാനങ്ങളിലേക്ക് പ്രവേശിക്കുന്നവർക്ക് കോവിഡ് നെഗറ്റീവ് സർട്ടിഫിക്കേറ്റ് (COVID Neagative Certificate) നിർബന്ധമാക്കി.