Israel to ban entry of foreigners from all countries over Omicron

Israel on Saturday said it would ban the entry of all foreigners into the country, making…

‘Maximise defences’: World on alert as Covid strain found in more countries

The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more…

Bengaluru: Two South Africans test positive for COVID-19 as threat of new variant looms

Amid fears of the spread of new Covid strain ‘Omicron‘ looming large, two South African nationals…

Omicron threat: Maharashtra to screen passengers from 10 countries

The Maharashtra government has decided to screen air passengers arriving to the state from…

Coronavirus: How worried should we be about the Omicron variant?

The new Omicron coronavirus variant – identified first in South Africa, but also detected…

High alert: World scurries to contain new Covid-19 variant found in Africa

With each passing hour, new restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in…

Hunt for Covid variants: How the new one was found and what we know so far

Since early in the COVID pandemic, the Network for Genomics Surveillance in South Africa…

PM Modi briefed about ‘Omicron’; asks officials to review plans to ease int’l travel restrictions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday briefed about the new ‘Omicron‘ variant of the coronavirus,…

PM asks officials to review plans for easing of international travel curbs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked officials at a high-level meeting to review…

India’s active cases comes down to 1,07,019, lowest in 541 days

India saw a single-day rise of 8,318 new coronavirus infections taking the country’s tally of COVID-19…