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Keep all preparedness for Covid-19 management, Centre to states

New Delhi | Alarmed by the resurgence of Covid-19, Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday chaired a meeting of health ministers of all states and Union Territories and advised them to keep all preparedness for Covid management. Continuing the rising trend, Covid cases crossed 6k-mark this morning, the Union Health Ministry data showed. “The […]

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China says 80% of population have had Covid-19

Beijing | Eight in 10 people in China have now been infected with Covid-19, a prominent government scientist has claimed. Wu Zunyou, the chief epidemiologist of China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said that the present “wave of epidemic has already infected about 80 per cent of the people” in the country of 1.4 billion […]

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Random testing: 53 international arrivals found Covid positive

New Delhi | A total of 53 travellers have tested Covid-19 positive after the Centre started the 2 per cent random testing process of the international passengers arriving at the airports across the country from December 24 onwards, a highly placed source said on Saturday. The source told IANS that 5,666 samples of passengers were collected […]