Covid19

Indian variant of coronavirus detected in Kenya: Health Ministry

Indian variant of coronavirus detected in Kenya: Health Ministry

May 6, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The World Health Organization (WHO) has said the B.1.617 variant of Covid-19, which was first found in India, has now been reported in more than a dozen countries A case of the Indian variant of the coronavirus has been detected in Kenya, the country’s health ministry said Wednesday, a few days […]

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US tells citizens to leave India as Covid-19 overwhelms hospitals

US tells citizens to leave India as Covid-19 overwhelms hospitals

April 29, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The U.S. government told its citizens to leave India as soon as possible because of the country’s escalating Covid-19 crisis. In a Level 4 travel advisory — the highest issued by the Department of State — U.S. citizens were told “not to travel to India or to leave as soon as […]

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Rajasthan govt orders closure of offices, markets till May 3

Rajasthan govt orders closure of offices, markets till May 3

April 19, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands In a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Rajasthan government ordered the closure of offices and markets from Monday to May 3, according to a release. Called the Jan Anushasan Pakhwada” (public discipline fortnight), only shops and offices providing essential services will open during the 15-day period, the release […]

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UK PM Boris Johnson reduces length of India trip over COVID-19 situation in the country

UK PM Boris Johnson reduces length of India trip over COVID-19 situation in the country

April 15, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reduced the length of his trip to India later this month because of the COVID-19 situation in the country, his spokesman said on Wednesday, adding he would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “We’ve been in close contact with the Indian government about the PM’s upcoming […]

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Maha govt to raise COVID-19 vaccine, Remedisivir shortage issues before PM Modi today

Maha govt to raise COVID-19 vaccine, Remedisivir shortage issues before PM Modi today

April 9, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands MUMBAI : Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday said his government would raise issues of COVID-19 vaccine and Remedisivir drug shortages before Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the virtual meet scheduled for today. “We will raise four issues before the Prime Minister in today’s video conference meet. The issues will be; […]

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Rajasthan govt orders closure of offices, markets till May 3

Maharashtra’s single-day COVID-19 count crosses 23,000-mark, highest since September 2020

March 18, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Maharashtra reported as many as 23,179 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, which is the highest single-day infection count so far in 2021, a health official said. This is the sixth highest one-day spike of infection cases in the state since the pandemic began last year. With these new cases, Maharashtra’s overall […]

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Fully Vaccinated People Can Have Small Gatherings Indoors, CDC Says

March 9, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday issued long-awaited guidance to Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19, freeing them to take some liberties that the unvaccinated should not, including gathering indoors with others who are fully vaccinated without precautions while still adhering to masking and distancing in public spaces. The […]

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PM Modi kicks off third phase of vaccination, takes first jab of Covaxin

March 2, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday set the ball rolling for the third phase of vaccination with an early-morning jab of Covaxin at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences. By 7 pm, over 2.5 million citizens had registered on the CoWIN portal, of which 2.4 million were citizen beneficiaries and remaining healthcare and frontline […]

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UK variant of coronavirus a concern, ‘likely to sweep the world’, warns scientist

UK variant of coronavirus a concern, ‘likely to sweep the world’, warns scientist

February 12, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The coronavirus variant first found in the British region of Kent is a concern because it could undermine the protection given by vaccines against developing COVID-19, the head of the UK’s genetic surveillance programme said. She also said the variant was dominant in the country and was likely “to sweep the […]

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India developing seven more COVID vaccines: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

India developing seven more COVID vaccines: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

February 8, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that the country is developing seven more COVID-19 vaccines and also working on further vaccine development to inoculate every citizen of India. He said the Centre does not have any immediate plan to make the vaccines available in the open market and a […]

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