Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: COVID-19

India records 797 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths

India has logged 797 new cases of COVID-19, the highest in 225 days, while the number of active cases of the infection have been recorded at 4,091, the health ministry said on Friday.

Union govt asks states to report influenza-like illnesses amid surge in COVID-19 cases

The Union government on Monday asked state governments to monitor and report influenza-like illnesses and severe acute respiratory illnesses amid the surge in coronavirus cases in some states and Union Territories.

COVID is officially no longer a global health emergency – here’s what that means (and what we’ve learned along the way)

World Health Organisation (WHO) experts have officially declared that COVID no longer constitutes a public health emergency of international concern (Pheic). This coincides with the WHO’s new strategy to transition from an emergency response to longer-term sustained COVID disease management.

COVID-19 no longer a global health emergency, declares WHO

The head of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) has declared “with great hope” an end to COVID-19 as a public health emergency, stressing that it does not mean the disease is no longer a global threat.

India records lowest COVID-19 cases since 2020

India, on Monday recorded 89 new COVID-19 infections, the lowest number of cases since March 27, 2020, according to data released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

WHO continues to urge China to share more data amid COVID-19 surge

The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about the COVID-19 surge in China, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday, in his first virtual briefing for the year.