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In view of the increase in COVID cases in several countries and the discovery of new variants, the Karnataka government on Thursday decided to conduct mandatory COVID test for those with Influenza Like Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI) in the state.
"China is witnessing more hospitalisation. Therefore we need to focus on booster dose coverage. Measures have been taken to send samples for genomic sequencing to trace new variants as per the centre's guidelines. A high-level meeting will be chaired by the Chief Minister to discuss the next
Maharashtra Health Secretary Sanjay Khandare on Wednesday divulged the action plans to be followed by the state to curb covid cases following the covid advisory, released by Union Ministry to all States and Union Territories. The Centre in its advisory requested States and UTs to send sample
The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday requested States and Union Territories to send samples of all COVID-19 positive cases to INSACOG labs to track new variants.
US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said that the US "is concerned China might not be fully transparent about the COVID numbers, the cases, and also the deaths that we're seeing in China right now".
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Consortium on Genomics (INSACOG) is likely to issue a bulletin regarding Omicron's new sub-variants BA.5.1.7 and BF.7 reported in India.
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], July 19 (ANI): As the world continues to grapple with COVID-19's far-reaching impacts and the emergence of new variants, US State Secretary Antony Blinken will co-host the COVID-19 Global Action Plan (GAP) Foreign Ministerial Meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yo
Ottawa [Canada], July 18 (ANI): To track the importation of the COVID-19 virus into Canada and identify new variants of concern, the country is set to re-establish its mandatory random COVID-19 testing at four major airports from Tuesday.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], July 12 (ANI): World Health Organization (WHO) chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday warned the world that fresh waves of COVID-19 cases show that the pandemic is "nowhere near over."
Updated : 9 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 21 (ANI): With the latest spike of more than 1000 COVID-19 cases in the national capital in a single day, the health experts believed that possibilities of new variants of the Omicron are emerging and they are being sequenced.
Updated : 9 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 12 (ANI): Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, on Tuesday, chaired a review meeting regarding the new Coronavirus strain- 'XE variant' and directed the officials to boost the ongoing monitoring and surveillance in the country.
New Delhi [India], April 11 (ANI): New COVID-19 variants will keep coming, however, the new variants aren't causing severe diseases or increasing the number of cases said Chairman of the COVID-19 working group of India, National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI), Dr NK Aror