Covid-19 curfew extended in Ladakh till May 24

The curfew imposed in Ladakh to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has been extended by another week till May 24, officials said on Sunday. The extension of the curfew, which was scheduled to end on May 17, was ordered by the district magistrates of Leh and Kargil in separate orders, they said. As […]

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COVAXIN effective against coronavirus strains found in India, UK

Vaccination with Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine – COVAXIN, has produced neutralising titres (concentration) against all key emerging variants tested, including the B.1.617 and B.1.1.7, first identified in India and the United Kingdom, the vaccine manufacturer informed on Sunday. As per an infographic, a modest reduction in neutralisation by a factor of 1.95 was observed against […]

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Covid-19 LIVE updates: China reports 11 new cases

Live Globally, the virus has affected the lives of more than 158 million people, while 3,288,638 lives have been lost due to the disease so far, as per the John Hopkins University Covid-19 tracker. India reported more than 4,000 deaths due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) for the second straight day on Sunday. The country […]

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