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Covid Third Wave

Covid-19: India Logs 31,382 New Cases As Infections Hang At Static Rate

Sep 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

For the past 10 days, the number of cases reported daily has fluctuated between 35k-26k. The active cases are the lowest in 188 days now.

Covid-19: India Logs 34,403 New Cases As Infections Rise At Steady Pace

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

For the past 10 days, the number of cases reported daily has fluctuated between 43k-25k. On 6th September, 31,222 fresh cases were reported which then increased to 43,263 within two days. Is the third wave coming?

Kashmir Shows 84.3% Antibodies Against Covid

The IgM antibody which is usually produced by recent infection with SARS Cov-2 (can rarely also be produced in recent vaccination. This antibody was positive in about 20.75 % of participants.

Covid Third Wave Expected In October But India Lacks Paediatric Facilities: Report

Aug 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A report by the National Institute of Disaster Management has stated that the third wave is likely to surface by the end of October.

Centre All Set To Deal With The Speculated Third Wave Of COVID-19: Anurag Thakur

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is fully ready to tackle a possible third wave of COVID-19. A provision of Rs 23,123 has been made to deal with it, said Anurag Thakur

05 August, 2021

Himachal HC Seeks Details On Covid Orphans, Measures For Migrant Workers, Tourists

Ashwani Sharma

‘More stringent measures would be taken by the State in the coming days keeping in mind the prevailing situation,’ the government’s counsel told the Court.

05 August, 2021

India Records 42,982 Fresh Cases, 533 Deaths In 24 Hours

Outlook Web Bureau

The number of active cases increased to 4,10,353 and accounted for 1.29 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate rose to 97.37 per cent.

01 August, 2021

Criticism Against Kerala’s Covid Management Unwarranted: Virologist Shahid Jameel

Preetha Nair

Renowned virologist and former INSACOG chief Shahid Jameel says that Kerala is ahead of many states in conducting tests and detecting Covid-19 cases.

31 July, 2021

Pakistan Imposes Lockdown In Karachi As Covid-19 Cases Surge

Associated Press (AP)

The new restrictions include the closure of all tourist resorts, beaches, hotels, restaurants, shopping centres, parks, and other public places.

27 July, 2021

Ahead of Covid Third Wave, Indian Households Remain Shockingly Unprepared

Rakhi Bose

A survey across 7,116 rural and urban poor households in India found that only 9 per cent had access to a thermometer while only 3 per cent had access to oxygen cylinders.

19 July, 2021

Delta Variant Of Covid-19 Spreading Fast As Sri Lanka Battles Third Wave

Outlook Web Bureau

Sri Lanka is recording 1000+ Covid-19 cases with approximately 50 deaths daily as the country suffers the ongoing third wave of coronavirus. Health authorities have urged people and the government to maintain caution as Delta Variant spreads across the country.


19 July, 2021

IMA Asks Kerala Govt To Withdraw Bakrid Relaxations, Says Will Move SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex doctors' organisation said it would move the Supreme Court if the Kerala government does not enforce Covid-appropriate behaviour.

15 July, 2021

Disturbed’ To See Kanwar Yatra Allowed, SC Issues Notice To UP Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

The Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday allowed the yatra from July 25 despite concerns raised in various quarters over the risk posed by such events in triggering a possible third wave of Covid-19.

13 July, 2021

Tripura Fights Covid-19 With Spot Antigen Tests And Heavy Fines For Violators

Pinaki Das

Random antigen testing was started in Tripura on Monday and one of the 41 persons tested on the first day tested positive for Covid-19.

12 July, 2021

Pilgrimage, Tourism Potential Super Spreaders For Covid Third Wave: IMA

Outlook Web Bureau

Global evidence and the history of any pandemic suggest that ‘the third wave is inevitable and imminent,’ Indian Medical Association said.

11 July, 2021

Lack Of Dip In Number Of Covid Infections Not A Cause Of Concern, All Under Control: Kerala CM

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala’s Covid caseload rose to 30,53,116 with the death toll surging to 14,489 on Saturday

10 July, 2021

10 Big Challenges Facing Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Speeding up vaccination drive, ramping up health infrastructure and focussing on rural healthcare services are a few of the immediate measures the new health minister needs to take, say experts


04 July, 2021

Covid Third Wave May Witness Half The Number Of Cases Logged During Second Surge: Govt Panel

Outlook Web Bureau

If at all a third Covid-19 wave strikes the country, it may occur during October-November, a member of the government panel tasked with modelling coronavirus cases said.

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TMC MP Mahua Maitra campaigns with party candidate Braj Kishore Goswami for the upcoming Shantipur Assembly By-elections in Nadia.

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A girl looks at the face book page of Rashtriya Swayamevak Sangh or RSS, in New Delhi. Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim...

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People wait to cast their votes during the Bihar Panchayat Elections at Sampatchak, in Patna.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilash) party activists and students of Sant Pashupatinath Ved School perform 'hawan' for Indian cricket team ahead of their match against Pakistan at ICC Men's T20 World Cup, in Patna.

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A pump attendent writes the petrol price on a board as diesel and petrol price soars to Rs.99.46 and Rs.108.13 respectively in Kolkata.

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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