The death toll due to the novel coronavirus rose to 392 with 39 fatalities reported since Tuesday evening, while the number of cases saw a jump of 1,118 to go up to 11,933 cases on Wednesday, according to the union health ministry.Get latest Healthcare online at cnbctv18.com
World Health Organization officials said not all people who recover from the coronavirus have the antibodies to fight a second infection, raising questions as to whether or not patients develop immunity after surviving Covid-19.Get latest Healthcare online at cnbctv18.com
In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Kaushik Basu, the former chief economist of the World Bank discussed the measures the government can take to ensure the economy starts to move again and whether India can print its way out of the current crisis.Get latest Economy online at cnbctv18.com
Weekly jobless claims increase 61,000 to 719,000. * Planned layoffs fall 11% to 30,603 in March. * Manufacturing activity accelerates in March.
Coronavirus medical center in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan, April 2020Photo: NRT TV HEWLR-Erbil, Iraqs Kurdistan region, Iraqi Kurdistan Region Health Minister Saman Barzinji on Monday announced that authorities had not recorded any new cases
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Gita Gopinath has said that if the coronavirus pandemic isnt controlled in the second half of 2020, it could result in a 6 percent contraction of the global economy. She asserted that India could do more to contain the virus and its impact, and added that the country hasn't approached the IMF for aid.Get latest Economy online at cnbctv18.com
The move could give the fledgling US electric vehicle industry a big boost by granting it fresh incentives and a new revenue stream. But the idea would introduce new actors like Tesla Inc into a program that has already bitterly divided the oil and corn industries. * Electricity from biogas is already technically eligible for generating RINs under the RFS, but the EPA has never approved applications to do so because the agency hasn't yet figured out the logistical issues.
The figures from the Federal Statistics Service Rosstat were marginally better than Rosstat's preliminary estimate that gross domestic product fell by 3.1% last year. * The coronavirus outbreak paralysed business activity in 2020, prompting the central bank to slash interest rates to a record low 4.25%, while a drop in global oil prices dented Russia's revenues.
"Last week, I made an urgent request to countries, with doses of COVID-19 vaccines that have WHO Emergency Use Listing, to share 10 million doses immediately with COVAX," he said. * I requested manufacturers to help ensure that the countries that step up can rapidly donate those doses.
Reporters accompanying Jill Biden on a trip to California spotted the brown stuff on the red-carpeted hallway.
Richard Pusey filmed the crash scene, zooming in on the injuries of the dead and dying officers.
There were 1,587 new infections reported in the last 14 days
Apparently no one has suggested that today, April 1, 2021, would be the day that failed businessblob Donald Trump would be magically restored to the privileges of the presidency, while continuing to ignore most of the responsibilities of the office....
A batch of Johnson & Johnsons COVID-19 vaccine failed quality standards and cant be used, the drug giant said Wednesday. The drugmaker didnt say how...
In a readout of their telephone call, the Kremlin said the Saudi prince outlined initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the share of renewable energy sources in the Middle East. * Putin spoke of Russian efforts to protect the environment, the Kremlin said.
Last week Chancellor Angela Merkel accused state premiers of failing to stick to earlier agreements to reimpose restrictions if infections rose again as the lockdown was gradually relaxed. * The DIVI association for intensive and emergency medicine said Germany urgently needs a two-week lockdown, faster vaccinations and compulsory tests at schools.
Michigan has seen 1,237 cases of the U.K. variant of the virus, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ohio has seen 305 cases.
Many insurance companies have come up with insurance products that specifically cover an individual against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).Get latest Personal Finance online at cnbctv18.com
Dr Jayaprakash Muliyil, one of India's top epidemiologists, who serves as Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Institute of Epidemiology has said that India is approaching a very dangerous period in its fight against the coronavirus.Get latest Healthcare online at cnbctv18.com
Kotak Mahindra Bank CEO Uday Kotak has decided to forego his salary and take Re 1 token amount for FY21 in view of the livelihoods lost in the ongoing nationwide lockdown to contain the coronavirus pandemic.Get latest Business online at cnbctv18.com