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UP: Seven Held For Stealing Clothes Off Bodies And Selling Them

May 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

During interrogation, the accused revealed that they used to steal the burial shroud used to cover the dead bodies, their clothes, sarees, among other things

Can Hot Water Bath Or Drinking Warm Water Prevent Covid? Govt Answers

May 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The government has also suggested a five-step sample meal plan for those recovering from the disease.


Explained: What Is N440K Covid Variant? Is It More Virulent? Know What CCMB Says

This new variant of SARS-CoV-2 is the reason behind the havoc caused in Visakhapatnam, Karnataka, Telangana, and other southern parts. This virus was also found in parts of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.

Woman Jumps On Funeral Pyre Of Father, Who Died Of Covid; Hospitalised

May 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital and from there, referred to Jodhpur for treatment


Many States Opt For Lockdown Like Curbs As Covid Cases Rise; Check Full List

Here is a list of states that have imposed lockdown-like restrictions or night curfew to check the spread of coronavirus

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06 May, 2021

Covid India Tracker: State-Wise Coronavirus Cases, Deaths

Outlook Web Bureau

Maharashtra reports the most (6,44,068 or 18 percent) active cases in the country, followed by Karnataka (4,64,383) and Kerala (3,57,215).


06 May, 2021

Centre Issues New Guidelines For Covid Testing, These Individuals To Be Excluded

Outlook Web Bureau

The vaccination status of all individuals tested for Covid-19 must be entered into the Sample Referral Form (SRF) in the RT-PCR app, both for individuals tested by RT-PCR and RAT.


06 May, 2021

Noida Lockdown Extended Till May 10; Steps To Apply For E-Pass Online

Outlook Web Bureau

People can apply for the e-pass using the link rahat.up.nic.in or rahat.up.nic.in/epass and they will not be required to go to any government office


05 May, 2021

No RT-PCR Tests For Those Who Previously Tested Covid-19 Positive: Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre has also said that RT-PCR tests will no longer be mandatory for healthy individuals during inter-state travel.


01 May, 2021

India’s Covid-19 Cases May Peak Between May 3-5: Government Advisor

Outlook Web Bureau

While Covid cases have been rising across the country, states like Kerala, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Goa and Odisha are not only recording higher peaks, but also a high growth trajectory, officials said


30 April, 2021

India Marks A Grim Milestone: 3.86 Lakh New Covid Cases, 3,498 Deaths In 24 Hours

Outlook Web Bureau

India reports 3,86,452 new Covid-19 cases, 3498 deaths and 2,97,540 discharges in the last 24 hours, as per Union health ministry


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30 April, 2021

What Medicines Should Be Taken If You Have Covid-19? Expert Answers

Eshita Bhargava

Outlook got in touch with Dr Harish Chafle, Consultant, Pulmonology and Critical Care, Global Hospitals, Mumbai, to understand what medicines can be taken if a person contracts Covid-19.


29 April, 2021

Uttar Pradesh Shocker! Covid-19 Reports Issued Without Taking Samples

Outlook Web Bureau

A resident of Harpur complaint to the district magistrate when his family members were sent Covid-19 reports without being tested.


28 April, 2021

In Pics: Public Park In Delhi Turns Into Cremation Ground As Bodies Pile Up

Outlook Web Bureau

The three municipal corporations are desperately searching for more sites to cater to the additional rush as several crematoriums are operating on a day-and-night basis.


28 April, 2021

Fact Check: Are Smokers And Vegetarians Less Vulnerable To Covid? Here’s The Truth

Outlook Web Bureau

The survey suggested that despite coronavirus being a respiratory disease, smoking might be beneficial due to its role in increasing mucous production.


26 April, 2021

Set Up More Covid Testing Centres, Sample Collection Infrastructure: HC To Delhi Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

The direction was issued by the court after several lawyers told the bench that they were facing difficulty in getting tested as labs were saying they will carry out sample collection after 2-3 days.


26 April, 2021

RT-PCR Covid Test Cost: State-Wise Prices At Private Labs, Govt Facilities

Outlook Web Bureau

Here are the costs of RT-PCR tests in several states across India —


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25 April, 2021

Covid-19: Delhi Records Highest Single-Day Spike Of 24,000 New Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

With the addition of the new cases, Delhi’s Covid-19 tally has climbed to over 10 lakh and the death toll due to the viral disease stands at 13,898


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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