Thursday, Aug 18, 2022
Science and Tech
Editorial: Retreating pandemic
Though the virus curve has been showing a steady decline, there should be no room for complacency
Covid-19: 197 new cases reported in Telangana
Between Friday and Saturday, 29,560 Covid tests were conducted in the State while reports of another 590 samples were awaited
Covid-19: Over 1 lakh healthcare workers vaccinated across Telangana
On the fifth day i.e. on Friday, authorities had set a target of administering the Covid vaccine to 28,433 healthcare workers out of which 12,944 were inoculated
Covid-19: 214 new cases reported in Telangana
Also, 351 persons were cured of Covid on Thursday, taking the cumulative recoveries to 2,87,468 with a recovery rate of 98 per cent, against the country’s 96.6 per cent
Mongolian PM quits in COVID-19 hospital treatment scandal
Mongolia closed its borders last January and has held coronavirus cases to just 1,592, although many Mongolians have protested at the economic impact of control measures.
New study explains how SARS-CoV-2 may seize human cells
Scientists know that SARS-CoV-2 binds the ACE2 receptor on the surface of human cells, after which it enters the cell through a process known as endocytosis.
COVID-19: India records 14,545 new cases
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,02,83,708 pushing the national COVID-19 recovery rate of 96.78 per cent.
Biden launches ‘100 days mask challenge’; makes quarantine mandatory for travellers
Unveiling a national strategy on COVID-19 and executive actions to beat the pandemic, Biden said this plan reflects the ideas he set forward during the campaign.
Global Covid-19 cases top 97.4 million: Johns Hopkins
India comes in second place in terms of cases at 10,610,883, while the country's death toll soared to 152,869.
V K Sasikala admitted to hospital for suspected Covid
According to the hospital sources, as soon as she was admitted to hospital, authorities conducted a Rapid Antigen Test on her, which has come back negative for Covid-19.
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