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395 B'luru policemen test Covid positive hitherto: Official
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) As many as 395 city policemen tested Covid positive since the start of the pandemic, said an official on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
CM asks Covid-hit Bengaluru's residents not to visit home villages (Ld)
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Alarmed by the surging Covid cases across the state, especially in Bengaluru, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday urged the state capital's residents not to visit their villages to prevent the infection's spread.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka to allow private Covid Care Centres at capped prices
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Karnataka health department is allowing private medical establishments to set up Covid Care Centres (CCCs) to free up beds for moderate and severe cases, an official said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
CM asks Covid-hit Bengalu's residents not to visit home villages
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Alarmed by the surging Covid cases across the state, especially in Bengaluru, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday urged the state capital's residents not to visit their villages to prevent the infection's spread.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
COVID-19 cases cross 39K mark in Gujarat, death toll over 2K
Gandhinagar, July 9 (IANS) The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 39,280 on Thursday, as 861 fresh cases were reported in the state, with 15 deaths in the last 24 hours, a health official said.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Covid: M'rashtra cases cross 2.25 lakh, 219 fresh deaths
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) For the second day running, Maharashtra's new Covid-19 cases continued in the 6,000-plus range, shooting above the 2.25 lakh mark, while fresh deaths again crossed the 200 mark, officials said here on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Three-day lockdown in UP from Friday night
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government on Thrsday announced a three-day lockdown in Uttar Pradesh from 10 p.m. on Friday to 5.a.m. on Monday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Record 2,228 Covid cases push K'taka tally to 31,105
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Karnataka has registered a record 2,228 COVID-19 positive cases, raising the state's tally to 31,105, a health official said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Covid recovery rate in Delhi nears 75%
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) With 2,187 new coronavirus cases and 45 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital on Thursday recorded a total tally of 1,07,051 cases and 3,258 deaths.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Four more K'taka legislators test positive for coronavirus
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Four more Karnataka legislators, including two from opposition Congress, one from ruling BJP and an Independent have tested positive for COVID-19 during the last 24 hours, their party sources said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Gurugram asks RAT positive persons to also take RT-PCR test
Gurugram, July 9 (IANS) The district administration has asked people who tested Covid-19 positive in the rapid antigen test (RAT) to undergo RT-PCR test to ensure foolproof report for safety of himself, his family and the society.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala getting closer to Covid-19 community spread, warns CM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 9 (IANS) On the day of another high number of Covid-19 cases, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Thursday, said the situation was inching to community spread.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Hearing, visual impairments linked to elevated dementia risk
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Researchers have found that older adults with both hearing and visual impairments--or dual sensory impairment--had a significantly higher risk for dementia.
2020-07-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
COVID-19: With 4,231 new cases in TN, tally at 1,26,581
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu saw a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases with 4,231 persons testing positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, according to the State Health Department on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Insufficient sleep harms children's mental health: Study
New York, July 9 (IANS) Dear parents, if you want your child to be mentally fit, Read on. Inadequate nighttime sleep alters several aspects of children's emotional health, warn researchers.
2020-07-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cong leader Dev tests Covid positive in Assam, tally 14,032
Guwahati/Silchar, July 9 (IANS) While former Congress Lok Sabha member Sushmita Dev has tested positive for coronavirus, the Assam government refuted the media reports that Akhil Gogoi, jailed top farmers leader, tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab CM seeks cancellation of college, varsity exams
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said he would write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, seeking cancellation of all university and college examinations in the interest and safety of the students.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Adopt slums to make Mumbai disease free: Thackeray to NGOs
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) After the success in taming coronavirus in Dharavi, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, here on Thursday, called upon the 838 non-government organisations (NGOs) to 'adopt slums' to make Mumbai Covid-19-free.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Goa faces health, finance, law & order emergencies: Kamat
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) Goa was in a health, finance and law & order emergency and "no one could say what will happen" in the state over the next 15 days, said Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat, here on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Set up citizens committees to combat Covid, says Thackeray
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Stressing the need to involve the common people, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday called for setting up local 'Corona Vigilance Committees' to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Add fruit, veggies and grains to diet to reduce type 2 diabetes risk
London, July 9 (IANS) Higher consumption of fruit, vegetables and whole-grain foods are associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, say researchers.
2020-07-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
'Localised outbreak' of Covid, no community transmission: Govt
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said that there is no community transmission of Covid-19 in the country but a "localised outbreak" in some geographical areas.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab CM gives nod for formation of plasma bank
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, here on Thursday, gave the nod for formation of a plasma bank to facilitate Covid plasma therapy, which is being carried out as an ICMR trial project in state's government hospitals.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Hate desk job? It may be good for your mental health
London, July 9 (IANS) People who work in jobs that require less physical activity - typically office and desk-based jobs - are at a lower risk of subsequent poor cognition than those whose work is more physically active, according to a study.
2020-07-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
B'luru to be divided into zones to contain COVID-19: Minister
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Alarmed over surging COVID-19 cases, the Karnataka government has decided to divide this tech city into containment zones to curb the spread of the pandemic, a state minister said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
AIIMS-Bhubaneswar to close OPD service
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) The Out Patient Department (OPD) of AIIMS-Bhubaneswar will remain closed from July 10 until further orders, informed Director Gitanjali Batmanabane on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Record single day spike takes AP Covid tally to 23,814
Amaravati, July 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported yet another record single day spike as 1,555 positive cases surfaced in the last 24 hours ending 9 a.m. on Thursday, the health officials said. The tally includes 55 returnees from outside the state. The previous single day high was recorded on Monday when 1,322 new cases were reported.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Self-isolation may increase susceptibility to Covid-19: Study
New York, July 9 (IANS) Researchers now claim that time spent in isolation may actually increase the vulnerability to upper respiratory viruses and perhaps coronavirus (Covid-19).
2020-07-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Delhi Police ASI succumbs to Covid-19
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A Delhi Police ASI on Thursday succumbed to Covid-19, a senior police officer said.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Why kids are often spared from severe COVID-19, reveals study
New York, July 9 (IANS) Differences in lung physiology and immune function in children could be why they are more often spared from severe illness associated with COVID-19 than adults, say researchers.
2020-07-09
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
6 critical in Andhra after 70 fall sick consuming beef
Visakhapatnam, July 9 (IANS) At least 70 people in an Andhra Pradesh village have reported sick of whom six at least are battling for their lives after allegedly consuming cooked beef from a cow that went missing and was later discovered dead.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Dealing with muscle pain
New Delhi, July 9 (IANSlife) In times of COVID-19 and the lockdown, most people have been staying indoors and levels of activity have decreased significantly. Work from home has become the new norm and we may see more of it even if the COVID-19 pandemic resolves.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
People more likely to donate when reminded of own mortality
Toronto, July 9 (IANS) People are 30 per cent more likely to donate their assets when faced with their own mortality, say researchers.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Odisha records worst single-day spike of 577 corona cases
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) Odisha has reported 577 new COVID-19 positive cases, which is the highest single-day spike, taking the total tally to 11,201 in the state, informed the health department on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 brain complications found across the globe: Lancet
London, July 9 (IANS) Cases of brain complications linked to Covid-19 are occurring across the globe, according to a new study, published in the journal The Lancet Neurology.
2020-07-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Himachal scientists develop immunity booster herbal tea
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 9 (IANS) State-run Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya in this town in the picturesque Kangra Valley has developed immune boosting herbal tea to combat Covid-19, scientists said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Nearly 25K cases in 1-day takes India corona tally to over 7.67L
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India recorded the highest single-day spike of over 24,879 new coronavirus cases and 487 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 7,67,296 with 21,129 deaths, Health Ministry's data revealed on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
With 17 fresh cases, Agra risks another partial lockdown
Agra, July 9 (IANS) Concerned over fresh Covid-19 spurt in cases after the Unlock-1, Agra district authorities have warned people to observe the ICMR guidelines and avoid crowding in markets, if they wish to avoid another lockdown.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
US steps up COVID-19 vaccines, therapies development
Washington, July 9 (IANS) The US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced the establishment of a new clinical trials network aiming to step up vaccines and monoclonal antibodies testing, as the country's COVID-19 cases has surpassed 3 million.
2020-07-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Chinese mainland reports 9 new imported Covid-19 cases
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) The Chinese mainland reported nine new imported Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 1,958, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
US surpasses 3 million Covid-19 cases
Washington, July 9 (IANS) More than three million people in the US have now tested positive for Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Israel reports 1,335 new COVID-19 cases; 33,557 in total
Jerusalem, July 9 (IANS) Israel's Ministry of Health reported 1,335 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the second highest daily rise since the pandemic outbreak in the country in late February. This brings the total coronavirus cases to 33,557, of which 14,875 are active cases.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
445 new Covid-19 cases reported in UAE; 53,045 in total
Dubai, July 9 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday announced 445 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 53,045.
2020-07-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru's active Covid containment zones rise to 3,181
Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) Active Covid containment zones in the city have shot up to 3,181 as cases continue to spike, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Goa sees record jump in Covid cases, 136 reported in a day
Panaji, July 8 (IANS) Goa recorded its biggest spike of Covid-19 cases so far, with 136 persons testing positive for the viral disease, taking the state's tally of active coronavirus cases to 824, according to statistics released by the state's Health Ministry on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Assam sees record jump of 8 deaths, Covid cases at 13,336
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) Assam reported eight more Covid-19 deaths, highest so far in 24 hours, taking the death toll to 22 in the state, while the number of positive cases sharply rose to 13,336, health officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
At 1,924, Telangana sees record jump of new Covid cases
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) In the steepest single-day jump, Telangana on Wednesday reported 1,924 more Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 29,536.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Where is KCR, reads placard as youth protests at CM's house
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Amid ongoing debate in political circles and social media on the whereabouts of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, police on Wednesday detained a youth for standing outside his official residence with a placard asking "where is KCR".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Maha again zooms to over 6K Covid cases, sees 198 new deaths
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) After two days of relief, Maharashtra on Wednesday again shot to the the 6,000-plus range of new daily Covid-19 cases though deaths fell below the 200 mark.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Record 54 deaths, over 2K Covid cases registered in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) Karnataka registered a record 2,062 Covid positive cases, more than half of which emerged from Bengaluru, raising the state's tally to 28,877, even as a record 54 people succumbed to the virus, health officials said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine