south africa: South Africa detects new Covid-19 variant in small numbers – Times of India

JOHANNESBURG: South African scientists have detected a new COVID-19 variant in small numbers and are working to understand its potential implications, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on … Read More

Covid-19: Sealed zones back in Gurugram after 5 months | Gurgaon News – Times of India

GURUGRAM: After a gap of five months, the city has gone back to containment measures as daily Covid-19 cases and positivity rate have seen an uptick. On Thursday, the district … Read More

Second Covid death in Gurugram this week: Both 70+, comorbid, fully vaccinated | Gurgaon News – Times of India

GURUGRAM: A 75-year-old woman who was fully vaccinated died of Covid on Thursday, the second person to succumb to the infection this week. She had taken her second shot of … Read More

Hyderabad had high Covid infection rate, finds study | Hyderabad News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Urban districts like Hyderabad, which have large working population recorded high Covid-19 infection rate, revealed a study by Delhi-based Centre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University. … Read More

Novel antibody reduces severity of Covid-19 infection: Study | India News – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Scientists have identified and tested an antibody that limits the severity of infections from a variety of coronaviruses, including those that cause Covid-19 as well as the SARS illness. … Read More

Delhi records 34 fresh Covid cases, no death in past 24 hours | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The national capital reported 34 fresh Covid-19 cases in a day, while the positivity rate stood at 0.01% per cent. No new deaths were reported in the city. … Read More

Despite declining trajectory, 5 states’ share of cases increasing: Govt | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Even as there is a consistent decline in overall daily cases of Covid-19 since May, some states are witnessing a form of plateau with still high share of … Read More

Black fungus in delhi: Delhi recorded 1,044 black fungus cases, 89 deaths till Wednesday, says health minister Satyendar Jain | Delhi News – Times of India

DELHI: Delhi recorded 1,044 cases of mucormycosis or black fungus and 89 deaths due to the infection till Wednesday, health minister Satyendar Jain said. He said 92 patients have recovered … Read More