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What have we learnt from this new virus 

We all know what’s happening around us because of Coronavirus. COVID-19 is a dangerous new disease caused by a new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. It spreads through human contact.  The first person ‘Patient Zero’ got it in a fresh meat market in Wuhan probably from bat meat. He or she may have shook a  friend’s hand, or […]

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Covid 19 cases cross 3 million, US worst-hit 

Even as many pharmaceutical companies around the world are trying to develop a vaccine for Coronavirus, the global figure of people who have tested positive has crossed 3 million already, with more than 2,00,000 reported deaths. The United States is the worst-hit nation where the positive cases are above 1 million with around 60,000 reported […]

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Lockdown may continue in hotspots, Mumbai still glum 

Coronavirus cases in India crossed 30,000 with more than 1,000 deaths. The lockdown, which was supposed to end on May 3, may be extended after many state government chief ministers had a virtual meeting with the prime minister Narendra Modi. Maharashtra registered the highest number of cases which are more than 9,000 and reported more […]

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Mumbai worst-hit, India fights on 

Even as India witnessed Coronavirus cases crossing 21,000 figure, Mumbai continues to be the worst-affected city with more than 3,600 cases. Mumbai tally is more than the state’s number. Maharashtra reported most number of cases in India which are beyond 5,500 now.  India has witnessed more than 600 deaths while more than 4,000 people recovered […]

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Covid 19: US leads with most number of cases 

While many states in the USA are protesting against the lockdown and want it to end, the Coronavirus cases crossed 8,40,000 in the country. The US reported more than 46,000 deaths last week.  Spain too continues to grapple with the pandemic. The European nation has reported more than 2,13,000 positive cases and more than 22,000 […]

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UK to start testing Covid 19 vaccine 

Human trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine started in the UK, however the government doesn’t want to be very optimistic and added a word of caution that “nothing about this process is certain”. The vaccine was developed by scientists at the University of Oxford who believe there is an 80 per cent chance of success. […]

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After Goa, Manipur claims to be Covid-free 

This may seem like a small blessing but it does warm our hearts. Just a few days after Goa claimed that it had no more Coronavirus cases, northeastern state of India Manipur too claimed that it has gone Covid-free. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said the state now has no COVID-19 active case […]

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Nadal, Murray to play tennis tournaments online 

You must have read the idiom, necessity is the mother of invention. Now it seems, coronavirus is letting people become creative sitting home. While we already told you about the cancelled games and sports tournaments, cheer up because the ace tennis players are coming online for a fight. Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, John Isner, Kiki […]

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Covid 19 cases have crossed 2 million globally 

Even as the countries grapple with the pandemic, the coronavirus positive cases have crossed 2 million-mark. The United States continues to report the highest number of positive cases and deaths. More than 6,40,000 cases were reported while the country registered more than 28,000 deaths.  The US president Donald Trump has stopped its aid to the […]

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Covid 19: Lockdown extended till May 3, India sees cases rising 

The Narendra Modi government extended the lockdown till May 3, even as the positive Coronavirus cases crossed 12,000 in the country. More than 400 deaths were reported while the number of recovered patients stays strong at around 1,500. When it comes to states, Maharashtra is leading the tally with more than 3,000 cases and 180 […]