World  /  Published 01.09.20

Wuhan’s kids back in school

The state-run news media said that more than 2,840 primary and secondary schools, serving nearly 1.4 million students, reopened on Tuesday. It was a striking turnabout from the early days, when the vi...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 18.02.20

Head of Wuhan’s leading hospital dies

The head of a leading hospital in China's central city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday.Chinese state television said Liu Zhiming, the director of Wu...
By Reuters in Shanghai

World  /  Published 28.03.20

Wuhan begins lifting lockdown

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown on Saturday by restarting some Metro services and reopening borders, allowing some semblance...
By Reuters in

World  /  Published 27.03.20

New Wuhan problem: cremating thousands

The peak of the outbreak appears to have passed in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus crisis started three months ago, but for some residents, the mourning process is only beginning...
By New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 13.03.20

Coronavirus: 112 at ITBP quarantine test negative

All 112 people admitted to an ITBP quarantine facility here for over a fortnight have tested negative for coronavirus and are expected to be released on Friday, a senior official said.All of them were...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 09.02.20

Coronavirus death toll overtakes SARS

The death toll in China's coronavirus outbreak rose to 811 on Sunday, surpassing the number of fatalities in the 2002-03 SARS epidemic, while over 37,000 people have been confirmed as being infected w...
By PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 04.02.20

First Pak case detected in Sindh

A suspected coronavirus case has been detected in Pakistan’s Sindh province in an engineering student who has been quarantined by authorities following his return from China. Shahzaib Ali Rahuja, a ...
By PTI in Karachi

India  /  Published 03.02.20

Third coronavirus case reported from Kerala

India reported a third case of novel coronavirus on Monday with another person from Kerala, who recently returned from China, testing positive for the infection, the health ministry said.'The patient ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.02.20

India's second case of coronavirus confirmed in Kerala

India on Sunday reported a second case of novel coronavirus with a person from Kerala, who had returned from China recently, testing positive, officials said.However, the Kerala government said the st...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

World  /  Published 31.01.20

Fears of new hotspots

A jump in infections in two Chinese cities flanking Wuhan, the epicentre of a rapidly-spreading virus epidemic, is fuelling fear that new hot spots are emerging in a province where strict transport cu...
By Reuters in Beijing


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