Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Police levy thousands of fines as Indians chafe at mask rules

Indian police are having a field day handing out fines to people who do not wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic. Many people just...

Coronavirus cases surge among factory workers in post-lockdown India

When Bajirao Thengde voiced his fears about going to work after dozens of colleagues fell sick with coronavirus, his boss at a motorbike factory...

India gets back to work despite mounting virus fears over festive season

India is on course to top the world in coronavirus cases, but from Maharashtra's whirring factories to Kolkata's thronging markets, people are back at...

Outbreak shows signs of leveling off in New York; US death toll surpasses 10,000

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Louisiana pointed to tentative signs on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak may be starting to plateau...

India reports biggest 24-hour rise in virus cases as lockdown eases

India registered some 6,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, the country's biggest jump in 24 hours, as New Delhi eases a nationwide...

India’s Serum Institute seeks emergency approval for AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine

INDIA’s Serum Institute has sought approval for emergency use of AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 vaccine in the country, its chief executive officer said on Monday(7). Serum...

IMF slashes India growth forecast, predicts record slump

India's economy will contract by a huge 10.3 percent this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday, the biggest...

PM Johnson backs key aide over lockdown breach claims

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday defied pressure from within his own party and backed top aide Dominic Cummings over allegations he breached...

UK pregnant nurse dies from coronavirus, but baby saved

A pregnant nurse has died after contracting the coronavirus but her baby, a girl, was delivered successfully and is doing well, the British hospital...

Despite virus threat, UK universities limit the damage

Poring over her books in the library at Coventry University, far from her home in Equatorial Guinea, Agnes Genoveva Cheba Ade is determined to...