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25-year-old man dies due to COVID-19 in UP’s Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh): A 25-year-old man from Basti district, who died on Monday evening in Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College, has become the first COVID-19-linked death in Uttar Pradesh. His samples tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, two days after he died. Government officials are now worried about the number of people who may […]

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COVID-19: 8 more positive cases in Ahmedabad

Gandhinagar: Eight new coronavirus positive cases were reported in Gujarat on Wednesday, all of them in state’s financial capital Ahmedabad. Till now, 82 active positive cases are present in Gujarat, with six deaths due to corona outbreak. Jayanti Ravi, Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, said: “Eight new cases have been found in Ahmedabad. […]

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Banaras Hindu University women scientists develop COVID-19 testing kit

Varanasi: Women researchers at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have developed a new testing method for COVID-19. The team has already patented the method. According to reports, a group of women scientists at the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, have developed a novel test method-based on RT PCR […]

Gurugram: 33 people who attended Tablighi Jamaat event taken for Covid-19 testing

Gurugram: A total of 33 people, who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi’s Nizamuddin or were family members of the attendees, were traced by teams of police and health officials in two separate operations in Gurugram on Tuesday and were taken to two different hospitals to be tested for coronavirus, an official said. […]

6 more test positive in J&K, total 55

Srinagar: The number of COVID-19 positive cases continued to surge on Tuesday with six more testing positive in Jammu and Kashmir. “UPDATE: 6 new positive cases confirmed in Kashmir Division. All contacts of previous positive cases. Meanwhile, contact tracing continues in both Jammu and Kashmir Divisions. Please cooperate, let us fight together”, government spokesman, Rohit […]

Many foreigners found living in mosques in UP, sent for medical examination

Lucknow/ Meerut: A number of foreigners who may have attended the Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi, have been found to be staying in various places in Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow police commissioner and other senior officials, on Tuesday, reached the Markazi mosque in Kaiserbagh in the state capital and found six nationals of Kirgizstan and Kazakhstan staying […]