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Covid 2nd Wave May Have More Lasting Damage On Economy: Moody's Analytics

Jul 26, 2021 PTI

Moody's Analytics said social distancing is weighing on the current quarter, but economic recovery will resume by the year-end.

What's More Dangerous? Lambda, Kappa, Or Delta? And Why? Know It From The Doctor

Jul 26, 2021 Dr. Sulaiman Ladhani

Covid explained: B.1.617.3, a relative of the Delta variant; B.11.318, which contains 14 mutations; Lambda, a variant discovered by Public Health England and classed as a VOI by the WHO; and Kappa or B.1.617.1 are among the variants.


Covid: Delta Variant Continues To Be Dominant Lineage In New Cases Across India

Regions with high vaccination and strong public health measures, such as Singapore, continue to do well, INSACOG noted.

Sensex Jumps Over 400 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Tops 15,750

Jul 22, 2021 PTI

The 30-share BSE index was trading 444.17 points or 0.85 per cent higher at 52,642.68 in initial deals, while the broader NSE Nifty surged 129.15 points or 0.83 per cent to 15,761.25.


Vaccine Misinformation: Covid-19 Cases In US Triple Over 2 Weeks

Across the US, the seven-day rolling average for daily new cases rose over the past two weeks to more than 37,000 on Tuesday, up from less than 13,700 on July 6.

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20 July, 2021

Muslims Mark Eid-Al-Adha Holiday In Shadow Of Pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of Sacrifice,” is typically marked by communal prayers, large social gatherings and, for many, slaughtering of livestock and giving meat to the needy


19 July, 2021

Global Shares Fall On Virus Fears; Oil Slips On OPEC Deal

Associated Press (AP)

France's CAC 40 shed 1.1 per cent in early trading to 6,388.62, while Germany's DAX was down 1.1 per cent at 15,370.28


19 July, 2021

Delta Variant Accounts For 80% Of New Covid Cases: Govt Expert Panel Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The variant is also around 40-60 percent more transmissible than its predecessor, Alpha variant, and has already spread to more than 80 countries, including the UK, the US and Singapore.


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

UK PM Johnson Urges People To Stay Cautious As Lockdown Restrictions Ease

Outlook Web Bureau

Boris Johnson warns of the Delta variant of coronavirus which is extremely contagious and urges people to stay cautious as lockdown restrictions come to an end soon.


19 July, 2021

Covid Impact: Asian Shares Fall As Wall Street Declines Amid Pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 shed nearly 1.2 per cent in early trading to 27,677.60, while South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.9 per cent to 3,247.68.


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19 July, 2021

US Hopes New Mask Mandate Will Reverse Virus Spike In LA

Associated Press (AP)

California has seen a steady rise in virus cases since the state fully reopened its economy on June 15 and did away with capacity limits and social distancing


18 July, 2021

UK's PM Johnson Avoids Quarantine After Colleague Catches Covid-19

Associated Press (AP)

On Friday, Boris Johnson attended a meeting with Health Secretary Sajid Javid, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday


16 July, 2021

Delta Variant Causes Majority Of Clinical Breakthrough Infections Of Covid: ICMR

Outlook Web Desk

ICMR's study is based on 677 clinical samples of individuals who tested positive for Covid-19 despite taking either two doses or one dose of vaccines.


15 July, 2021

Delta Variant: Why It’s More Important Now To Get Covid Vaccination?

Outlook Web Bureau

A person can develop immunity – the ability to resist infection – in two ways: either after being infected with coronavirus or by getting vaccinated.


14 July, 2021

Delta: India's Second Wave Ruled By Deadliest Covid Variant, Should We Worry?

Dr Indranill Basu-Ray

The Delta variant is way more transmissible than the alpha variant and is also much deadlier.


14 July, 2021

Covid Cases Will Increase Globally If Spread Of Delta Variant Not Curbed: WHO

Outlook Web Bureau

Globally, cases of the Alpha variant have been reported in 178 countries, territories or areas, while 123 countries reported cases of the Beta variant, 75 countries reported cases of the Gamma variant.


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13 July, 2021

Delta Variant Driving Covid Fatalities, Will Soon Become Dominant Global Strain: WHO

Outlook Web Bureau

‘The Delta variant is ripping around the world at a scorching pace, driving a new spike in cases and death. Delta is now in more than 104 countries,’ WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said


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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.

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