On December 19, Prime Minister Boris Johnson effectively canceled Christmas for more than 16 million people in London, south-eastern and eastern England as the region went into a new two-week lockdown on Sunday midnight.
With 22,890 new Coronavirus/Covid-19 infections and 338 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s overall tally stood at 99,79,447 on Friday, while the death toll reached 1,44,789, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. In the past 11 months, 95,20,827 people have recovered, of whom 31,087 recovered in the[Read More…]
Doubling time means the number of days it takes for the COVID-19 cases to duplicate.
With 12 new cases of coronavirus being reported on Tuesday, the district authorities in Varanasi have announced a complete lockdown in the city on Wednesday.
Karnataka: Bengaluru lifted more restrictions from the extended lockdown in 14 ‘green’ districts, which are free from the coronavirus spread, to mitigate hardships of the people, a top official said on Tuesday. “In accordance with the April 14 guidelines of the Central government on relaxing the lockdown restrictions to mitigate[Read More…]
Plans should be also be enacted for emergency transport into and out of settlements, which often lack adequate transportation infrastructure.
Even as researchers at Oxford University have begun testing their potential vaccine against COVID-19 on a small group of human volunteers, they hope to expand the tests soon after getting positive results from the initial trial.