Long haul carrier Emirates to ship COVID-19 aid from WHO into India for free

Dubai‘s long-haul carrier Emirates will begin shipping aid from the World Health Organization and other groups into India for free to help fight a crushing outbreak of the coronavirus, the airline … Read More

India’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign falters as cases grow

Since India opened COVID-19 vaccinations to all adults this month, hoping to tame a disastrous coronavirus surge sweeping across the country, the pace of administering the shots has dropped with … Read More

Modi faces growing pressure to lock down India as COVID-19 crisis devastates country

With coronavirus cases still surging to record levels, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing growing pressure to impose a harsh nationwide lockdown amid a debate whether restrictions imposed by … Read More

India sets new record of 412K COVID-19 cases, nearly 4K deaths as infections spread

India reported a record 412,262 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and a record 3,980 daily death toll, as a second wave of infections swamps the health system and spreads from … Read More

India reports nearly 3,800 COVID-19 deaths in single day, a new record amid crisis

India’s coronavirus deaths rose by a record 3,780 during the last 24 hours, a day after it became the second country to cross the grim milestone of 20 million infections … Read More

India braces for ‘horrible’ weeks ahead as COVID-19 cases soar past 20 million

COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis and a top expert warning that the coming weeks in the … Read More

Canada preparing to send COVID-19 medical equipment from emergency stockpile to India

As India faces down a devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian government says it has idenitified medical equipment from its emergency stockpile that it is prepared to … Read More

At least 18 COVID-19 patients killed in fire at India hospital amid deepening crisis

A fire in a COVID-19 hospital ward in western India killed 18 patients early Saturday, as the country grappling with the worst outbreak yet steps up a vaccination drive for … Read More

At least 15 COVID-19 patients killed in fire at India hospital: police

Police in western India say at least 15 COVID-19 patients have died when a fire broke out in a hospital early Saturday. Fifty other patients at the Welfare Hospital in Bharuch, a … Read More

Canadian officials test positive for COVID-19 in India, GAC says

Global Affairs Canada (GAC) says Canadian employees and other locally engaged staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in India. In a statement emailed to Global News, a spokesperson for GAC … Read More

India’s deadly COVID-19 surge rooted in crowded super-spreader events

By Staff The Associated Press Posted April 28, 2021 6:44 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ India’s death toll from COVID-19 … Read More

India surpasses 200,000 COVID-19 deaths as health system threatens to collapse

India crossed a grim milestone Wednesday of 200,000 people lost to the coronavirus as a devastating surge of new infections tears through dense cities and rural areas alike and overwhelms … Read More

India’s COVID-19 crisis: As feds pledge $10M, here’s how Canadians can help

As India’s health-care system continues to be pushed to the brink of collapse amid a surge of COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that Canada is set to … Read More

India posts world’s highest daily COVID-19 surge with over 314,000 new cases

India reported on Thursday 314,835 new cases of the coronavirus over the previous 24 hours, the highest daily increase recorded anywhere, as its second wave and similar surges elsewhere in … Read More

India finds 6 cases of new coronavirus variant in travellers returning from U.K.

India has found six people who returned from Britain in recent weeks with a more infectious strain of the novel coronavirus that has prompted border closures around the world, even … Read More

India becomes 3rd country to cross 1 million coronavirus cases

India has crossed 1 million coronavirus cases, third only to the United States and Brazil, prompting concerns about its readiness to confront an inevitable surge that could overwhelm hospitals and … Read More