Six-week-old baby dies of coronavirus in US

New York:  A six-week-old baby girl has died of coronavirus in the US state of Connecticut, Governor Ned Lamont said on Thursday, stressing that the death is a reminder that “nobody is safe with this virus” as the COVID-19 cases there crossed 3,500. A report in the Hartford Courant newspaper quoted officials as saying that […]

Nature is cleansing itself with coronavirus lockdown

Nature is cleansing itself with coronavirus lockdown

Asiya Qadir Human life in the whole globe has come to a standstill. Industrial activities have ground to a halt, traffic is off the roads, and more than 780,000 people in the world have tested positive for Covid-19, according to data compiled by the Hopkins University. No doubt, coronavirus is a pandemic but it has […]

Pak’s coronavirus cases cross 2,000

Islamabad: The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan surpassed 2,000 on Wednesday, indicating an upward trend despite efforts by the government to contain the pandemic. The Ministry of National Health Services said that 105 new patients tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 2,039. It […]

Prominent Indian-origin virologist in South Africa dies from coronavirus

Johannesburg: World-renowned virologist Gita Ramjee has become the first Indian-origin South African to have died after contracting the novel coronavirus that has killed five people in the country. Ramjee, a stellar vaccine scientist and an HIV prevention research leader, had returned from London a week ago but reportedly showed no symptoms of COVID-19. Ramjee, 64, was […]

Coronavirus: Next 30 days are very vital, says Trump

Coronavirus: Next 30 days are very vital, says Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has said that the next 30 days are very vital for America in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, as the confirmed cases of those infected by the deadly disease soured to 164,000 and fatalities crossed 3,100 in the country. His remarks came a day after he extended the “social […]

Kashmiris are not immune to coronavirus

Kashmiris are not immune to coronavirus

Bilal Ahmad Dar We the people of Kashmir do not care a fig (just as we do not care in most matters) about this coronavirus. From time to time the state and the district administrations have published advisories for the containment of this virus, but alas! we do not follow them. The question arises: why […]

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan reach 1,865

Islamabad: The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 1,865 on Tuesday, showing a constant upward trajectory with officials scrambling to contain the spread of the dreaded disease by appealing to the public to remain inside as people in many cities were seen roaming out. The Ministry of Health Services in its update on dedicated website […]

G20 finance ministers to hold virtual talks on coronavirus crisis

Riyadh: Finance ministers and central bankers of the Group of 20 major economies will hold a second round of virtual talks Tuesday to push ahead the coronavirus response, the Saudi hosts said. G20 leaders last week pledged a “united front” in the fight against the pandemic, saying they were injecting 5 trillion into the global economy […]

Coronavirus: Next 30 days are very vital, says Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that the next 30 days are very vital for America in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, as the confirmed cases of those infected by the deadly disease soured to 164,000 and fatalities crossed 3,100 in the country. His remarks came a day after he extended the “social […]

Burglars strike at Coronavirus patient’s abandoned home in Bandipora Decamp with cash of 3 lakhs

Hajin: Burglars decamped with cash and valuables worth over Rs 3 lakh from Covid-19 patient’s abandoned house at Saderkook Bala in north Kashmir’s Bandipora. The robbery took place on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, police said. “The family is a Coronavirus suspect and were kept at a quarantine centre by the authorities to […]