National Centre For Disease Control
India  /  Published 23.04.21

Delhi’s Covid surge fuelled by UK variant

The current wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Delhi could have been fuelled by the UK variant as its prevalence in genomes sequenced nearly doubled from the second to the last week of March, Sujeet ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 31.12.20

Covid tests for 700 from 3 UK flights

The state government will conduct Covid tests of 700 passengers and crew members of three Air India flights from London that arrived in Calcutta since November 30, after the mutated strain of coronavi...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.11.20

Covid: data gaps in India

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.08.20

Amit Shah tests positive for Covid

Union home minister Amit Shah has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been admitted to Medanta hospital in Gurgaon. Shah, 55, himself announced the diagnosis. “On getting the initial symptoms ...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.07.20

Can you get Covid again? Unlikely, say experts

A survey across Delhi has found 23 per cent of the sampled population infected by the new coronavirus, implying uncounted infections in the national capital alone had far exceeded by late-June India&r...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 20.07.20

Covid: why hold back information?

Officials of the Union health ministry had in early April blocked public disclosure of the names of 36 districts where researchers had found evidence of community transmission of the new coronavirus, ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.20

Surveillance gap: Centre

The cabinet secretary has asked the states to enhance a 28-day health surveillance on everyone who entered India of late, pointing to an observed “gap” that he said could “seriously jeopardise...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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