India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total

India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health … Read More

India nears 100,000 new coronavirus cases daily, setting new global record

India reported a record daily jump in coronavirus cases for a second consecutive day, logging 97,570 new infections on Saturday, data from the federal health ministry showed. With total cases … Read More

India sets new record for coronavirus deaths with over 1,100 in single day

India on Tuesday reported 1,133 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day total. The Health Ministry also reported 75,809 new cases, raising India’s tally to … Read More

India crosses 4 million coronavirus cases, closes in on Brazil as 2nd in world

India’s coronavirus cases crossed 4 million on Saturday, leading the world in new infections and closing in on Brazil’s total as the second-highest in the world. The 86,432 cases added … Read More

Coronavirus: India reports 55,000 cases as Florida braces for tropical storm

India reported nearly 55,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday and Japan recorded more than 1,500 for a second day while Florida braced for a tropical storm that threatened to hamper … Read More

Coronavirus cases spike in Texas as U.S. military medics deploy in California

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Teams of military medics were deployed in Texas and California to help hospitals deluged by coronavirus patients, as Miami area authorities began stepping up enforcement Friday … Read More

Coronavirus: India surpasses 1M cases, Israel reimposes restrictions to tackle new surge

MITO, Japan — A return of stringent coronavirus restrictions in Israel, another daily record of reported cases in Japan’s capital and outbreaks in remote areas such as China’s Xinjiang region … 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

Germany cautions coronavirus pandemic far from over as economies restart

German Chancellor Angela Merkel cautioned Saturday that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over, as regional outbreaks gave rise to fears of a second wave. Two of the largest U.S. … Read More

India coronavirus cases surpass half a million, with no end in sight

India reported over 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. cases rise to highest level in 2 months as China tames new outbreak

BEIJING ⁠— New coronavirus cases in the U.S. have surged to their highest level in two months and are now back to where they were at the peak of the … Read More

Coronavirus: China tames new outbreak as cases surge in India, U.S.

China appears to have tamed a new outbreak of the coronavirus in Beijing, once again demonstrating its ability to quickly mobilize vast resources by testing nearly 2.5 million people in … Read More

Coronavirus cases surge as countries continue to ease lockdowns

The number of global coronavirus cases continued to surge Tuesday in many large countries that have been lifting lockdowns, including the U.S., even as new infections stabilized or dropped in … Read More

Surge of coronavirus cases across the U.S. raise fears that progress is slipping

Alarming surges in coronavirus cases across the South and West raised fears Monday that the outbreak is spiraling out of control and that hard-won progress against the scourge is slipping … Read More

Coronavirus cases surge in India, U.S. but slow in China and Korea

The world saw the largest daily increases yet in coronavirus cases, with infections soaring in India’s rural villages after migrant workers fled major cities. India’s coronavirus caseload climbed by nearly … Read More

Coronavirus: China reports zero cases as virus surges in India, Latin America

New coronavirus cases in China fell to zero on Saturday for the first time but surged in India and overwhelmed hospitals across Latin America — both in countries lax about … Read More

India becomes 11th country to cross 100K coronavirus cases, matching number of ICU beds

Coronavirus cases in India reached 100,000 on Tuesday, matching its number of intensive care beds, and the rate of increase of new infections showed little sign of slowing. India reported … Read More

Truck crash kills at least 23 Indian migrant workers laid off by coronavirus lockdown

A truck crammed with migrant labourers trying to reach their distant homes amid a nationwide lockdown crashed in northern India on Saturday, killing at least 23 and injuring 35. The … Read More

Coronavirus: Countries driving blind as they begin to reopen, expert warns

India‘s trains will start rolling again and millions in the Philippines will be able to leave their homes, even as an expert warns that many countries are driving blind as … Read More

14 workers laid off by coronavirus lockdown killed by train in India

An Indian train killed 14 migrant workers who had fallen asleep on the track on Friday while they were heading back to their home village after losing their jobs in … Read More

Coronavirus pandemic eases in parts of Europe but worsens in India, Russia

There were signs Monday that the coronavirus pandemic was easing significantly in some parts of Europe but getting worse in India and Russia. Meanwhile, pressure to reopen kept building in … Read More

India’s new coronavirus contact tracing app will be mandatory for all workers

India has mandated that all public and private sector employees use a government-backed Bluetooth tracing app and maintain social distancing in offices as New Delhi begins easing some of its … Read More

With coronavirus spreading, South Asia battles misinformation on potential cures

The message started with an outlandish claim: The coronavirus was retreating in India because of “cosmic-level sound waves” created by a collective cheer citizens had been asked to join. Messages … Read More

Coronavirus: Indian migrant workers defying COVID-19 curfew, crowd trains

Indian migrant workers attempting to reach their home villages crowded a railway station in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, defying a 14-hour “people’s curfew” that Prime Minister … Read More

Coronavirus: Poor Indian workers flee to villages amid strict COVID-19 measures

Thousands of poor city migrants whose livelihoods have collapsed due to India’s coronavirus measures headed back to their villages on Saturday, raising fears that the exodus could carry the virus … Read More

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