Strict action be taken against those moving without masks in public places: UT Administrator

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 21 Reviewing the Covid preparedness of the city, the Administrator directed all the officials to pull up the gear against the fight with COVID…

5-10 pc of active COVID-19 cases need hospitalisation at present, situation evolving: Centre

New Delhi, January 11 Five to ten per cent of the active COVID-19 cases needed hospitalisation in the present surge, said Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Monday, adding that…

Schools, colleges closed in Punjab, night curfew and other restrictions imposed

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 4 Punjab government has ordered closure of schools, colleges and educational educations and imposed night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am besides imposing…

Chandigarh Health Dept issues guidelines for admission of COVID patients in Health Institutes

Chandigarh, December 30 The UT health department on Thursday issued new guidelines/directions for admission of COVID patients in health institutes/facilities of the city.

Temples in Delhi closed for devotees amid COVID spike

New Delhi, December 30 Temples in the national capital have been closed for devotees in the wake of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) imposing restrictions on social activities, transportation…

Stricter rules in all large cities as India seeks spike in cases

Mumbai, December 30 Authorities started to impose stringent rules on Thursday to prevent mass gatherings at parties and public venues ahead of new year celebrations as the nation sees a…

Three Covid cases, no fatality in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, December 4 The city reported three cases of Covid-19 on Friday. There was no death due to the virus, while four patients were cured of the disease.

Chandigarh sees 6 Covid cases, no death

Chandigarh, November 22 The city on Sunday reported six cases of Covid-19. There was no death due to the virus. Four patients were cured of the disease.

India records 11,106 new Covid cases; active cases decline to 1,26,620

New Delhi, November 19 India saw a single-day rise of 11,106 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country’s tally to 3,44,89,623 while the active cases have declined to 1,26,620, according to…

COVID-19: India logs 11,919 new cases, daily numbers increase for second day in a row

New Delhi, November 18 India saw an increase in the daily COVID-19 numbers for the second consecutive day as the country registered 11,919 new cases of the novel coronavirus in…

Mihir Metkar, the Indian-origin scientist behind Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine invention

New Delhi, November 11 Mihir Metkar, a scientist of Indian origin was the primary contributor to the COVID-19 vaccine invention of US pharmaceutical firm Moderna. The company listed Metkar as…

China struggles with worst Covid outbreaks since Wuhan origin

  China, November 8 China is resolutely sticking with its zero-tolerance approach to COVID-19, even as the delta variant continues to penetrate its formidable defenses. Officials are implementing increasingly aggressive…

10 patients die in fire at Covid ward in Maharashtra Hospital

Ahmednagar, November 6 Ten patients have died after a fire broke out in the ICU (intensive care unit) of the Civil Hospital in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar this morning. Another patient has…

More severe Covid in Indian subcontinent may be blamed on Gene: Study

New Delhi, November 5 Scientists identified a specific gene that doubles the risk of respiratory failure from Covid-19 and may go some way to explaining why some ethnic groups are…

On Covaxin approval for kids, pregnant women, WHO says it will take less time

New Delhi, November 4 The clearance for using Covaxin on children will take much less time, World Health Organization (WHO) chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan told after the Bharat Biotech-manufactured…

China’s latest Delta outbreak its most widespread since Wuhan

China, November 3 More provinces in China are fighting Covid-19 than at any time since the deadly pathogen first emerged in Wuhan in 2019. The highly-infectious delta variant is hurtling…

Covid-19: 3 cases reported in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, November 2 The city on Monday reported three cases of Covid-19 and no death due to the virus. Five patients were cured of the disease in the past 24…

Chandigarh to enforce ban on crackers strictly; review decision: Traders

Chandigarh, November 2 The UT Administration will strictly implement the ban on the sale and bursting of firecrackers in the city. Ahead of the festival season, the Administration had imposed…

Covid-19: 5 found infected in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, November 1 The city on Sunday reported five cases of Covid-19. No death due to the virus was reported, while three patients were cured of the disease.

32 students test Covid positive at Karnataka’s Jawahar Navodaya school

Karnataka, October 28 As many as 32 students have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Madikeri, Kodagu in Karnataka. There were a total of 270 students…

100-bedded COVID ICU is all set to start in SHKM GMC Nuh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 27 Ensuring state-of-the-art Healthcare facilities even in the deepest pockets of the State, Government of Haryana has successfully set up 100-bedded critical COVID ICU…

Global Covid deaths hit 5 Million as Delta variant sweeps the world

New Delhi, October 2 Worldwide deaths related to COVID-19 surpassed 5 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, as the Delta variant causes a surge in death, mainly among…

US to lift travel ban for fully vaccinated passengers from November

Washington, September 21 The United States announced on Monday that it would lift COVID-19 travel bans on all fully vaccinated air passengers from November. However, such passengers would also have…

2 positive Covid cases reported in Mohali

The Fact News Service Mohali, September 11 A total of 68,663 positive cases of Covid-19 have been received in the district so far out of which 67,558 patients have been…

Vaccination Camp organized in various villages under Bhimshah area of ​​Jandwala to prevent Covid 19

The Fact News Service Jalalabad/Fazilka, September 6 Under the direction of Raminder Awla, MLA, Jalalabad, under the guidance of Dr. Davinder Kumar, Civil Surgeon, Vaccination Camps were organized in various…

Delta variant doubles hospitalisation risk in comparison to Alpha: Study

Paris, August 28 The Delta variant of the virus that causes Covid-19 doubles the risk of hospitalisation compared to the Alpha variant it has supplanted as the dominant strain worldwide,…

11343 samples for COVID-19 taken in Ludhiana district

The Fact News Service Ludhiana, August 18  Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma today informed that under the “Mission Fateh” of the Punjab government, the number of COVID-19 patients getting cured…

India reported 36,083 new cases on Sunday

New Delhi, August 16 India reported 36,083 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the daily positivity rate to 1.88 per cent, said the Union Ministry of Health…

Punjab witnesses 31 fresh Covid-19 cases, 1 death

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, August 10 Punjab reported over 31 fresh Covid cases, taking the overall number of infection to 5,99,514, while one death pushed the fatality figure to…

Chandigarh logs 7 new COVID cases, 1 death

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, July 6 The continuous downward trend in the number of COVID positive cases continues in Chandigarh as only 7 new cases were reported on Monday.…

10384 samples for COVID-19 taken in Ludhiana district

The Fact News Service Ludhiana, July 3 Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma today informed that under the “Mission Fateh” of the Punjab government, the number of COVID-19 patients getting cured…

E-sanjivani online OPD is proving to be boon for people of Border Area

Fazilka, June 30 The Punjab Government has taken public interest initiatives to ensure uninterrupted health services to the people of the state in the wake of Covid-19 epidemic. The Punjab…

Flying Sikh Milkha Singh is no more

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 19 After battling with Covid-19 complications, legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh on Friday succumbed to the pandemic. As per the sources, the Flying Sikh…

719 doctors died of Covid in second wave of pandemic: IMA

New Delhi, June 12 As many as 719 doctors have died during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest report by the Indian Medical Association (IMA),…

A U-turn by Baba Ramdev!

Baba Ramdev, who previously stated that he does not require the COVID-19 vaccination since he is protected by yoga and Ayurveda, now stated that he will be immunised and referred…

Sero-survey will be conducted in state from June 15: Anil Vij

Children above 6 years of age will also be included in this Sero-Survey: Anil Vij

Using fraudulent documents for Visa process may result in No Entry to Canada

The Fact News Service Tarn Taran, June 11 The High Commission of Canada in India has warned the Visa applicants that the use of fake documents to expedite the Visa…

CBSE panel to work out criteria for assessment of Class 12 students

The Fact News Service New Delhi, June 4 The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday constituted a 13-member committee to work out an objective criterion for assessment of…

India will get herd immunity in next three weeks: Dr Ravi Godse

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 2 Dr Ravi Godse, world famous Internal Medicine specialist from USA held a live session on Sunday with Dr HK Kharbanda, Ex Assistant Professor…

Recovery rate of Covid-19 patients reaches at 92.98% in Ludhiana

The Fact News Service Ludhiana, June 1 14,427 samples for COVID-19 taken in Ludhiana district. Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma today informed that under the “Mission Fateh” of the Punjab…

Now restriction of odd-even of shops lifted in Mohali

The Fact News Service Mohali, June 1 Mohali administration on Tuesday decided to lift the restrictions of staggered rotation (odd-even pattern) of the opening of shops. Deputy commissioner Girish Dayalan…

Ludhiana: 28000 Quintals of wheat distributed to people under PMGKAY

The Fact News Service Ludhiana, May 24 In its commitment to ensure free supply of wheat to needy people, the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the…

Smooth implementation of Mission Fateh 2.0 in villages to be ensured- Latif Ahmed

The Fact News Service Malerkotla, May 21 To ensure smooth implementation of Mission Fateh 2.0 in the villages and to motivate the health department staff, Sub Divisional Magistrate of Dhuri…

Extensive planning to prevent Covid from spreading further in the villages- DC Kapurthala

The Fact News Service Kapurthala, May 18 Deputy Commissioner Kapurthala Deepti Uppal said that as per the orders of the Punjab government a comprehensive plan has been chalked out to…

Hypertension can be avoided by adopting positive lifestyle- Dr. Anjana Gupta

The Fact News Service Sangrur, May 18 It is very important to adopt a positive lifestyle to avoid hypertension. Nowadays people are suffering from hypertension with high mental stress. These…

Under Rural Covid Fateh Program, Capt. Amrinder Singh holds virtual dialogue with Sarpanches

The Fact News Service Fazilka, May 18 Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amrinder Singh today held a virtual interaction with the village sarpanches of the state for the effective implementation of…

Mohali DC marks enquiry into alleged over-charging and denial to give corpse by a private hospital

The Fact News Service SAS Nagar, May 15 Taking a serious note of the allegations levelled by a deceased COVID 19 patient’s family regarding over-charging for treatment by a private…

Do not delay treatment when the initial symptoms of corona occur – OP Soni

The Fact News Service Amritsar, May 15 Addressing the people of Punjab, the Medical Education Minister OP Soni called upon them to take stern action in the next two months…

Punjab Police to provide free food to poor Covid patients- SP

The Fact News Service Zirakpur, May 14 The “Food Helpline” announced by Capt. Amrinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab is today launched by SP Ravjot Kaur in Zirakpur and Dhakoli…

Panchayats should come forward to prevent Covid in rural areas- Dr. Anjana Gupta

The Fact News Service Sangrur, May 13 Expressing concern over the rapid spread of Covid 19 epidemic in rural areas, Civil Surgeon Sangrur Dr. Anjana Gupta appealed to the Panchayats…

One of your initiative can change someone’s life- DCPO Pathankot

The Fact News Service Pathankot, May8 The district level helpline can be contacted for the protection of children during the curfew / lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the…

Mohali Corona update: 931 positive cases, 748 recovered & 7 died

The Fact News Service SAS Nagar,  April 23 A total of 39247 positive cases of Covid-19 have been received in the district so far out of which 31552 patients have…

Breaking: Sonu Sood tests positive for COVID 19; Says ‘Don’t worry, this gives me ample time to solve your problems’

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 17 Sonu Sood has tested positive for COVID 19. The Simmba actor took to social media to inform his fans in statements in Hindi…

70 percent samples sent to NCDC by PGIMER had UK Variant of COVID 19

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 16 With COVID 19 cases surging at a rate much faster in the second wave than the first wave, it was being assumed that…

50% of SC staff test positive, Judges to work from home: Sources

New Delhi, April 12 India’s spiraling Covid-19 crisis has hit the Supreme Court in a big way with up to 50 per cent of its staff testing positive for the…

India reports record 1.15 lakh new Covid infections

New Delhi, April 7 The number of new coronavirus cases in India hit a record daily high since the outbreak of the pandemic with over 1.15 lakh new infections being…

Jalandhar Corona update: 497 cases reported

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, April 3 There is no reduction in coronavirus cases in the district. On Saturday, 497 new cases of infection emerged and four people died. The…

55 more die in Punjab

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 1 India recorded its highest daily rise in COVID-19 cases this year with 72,330 new infections being reported in a span of 24 hours,…

Observe 1 hr silence every Saturday for Covid-19 victims: SSP Ferozepur

The Fact News Service Ferozepur, March 26 Tributes will be paid to the Covid-19 victims who lost their lives due to Corona by keeping silence on every Saturday for one…

Demonstration outside AC Joshi Library at PU

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 24 Students under the banner of SFS created a commotion in Punjab University on Wednesday regarding the opening of AC Joshi Library. Students said…

So far, 18,842 people vaccinated against coronavirus in Pathankot

The Fact News Service Pathankot, March 22 During the year 2020, every resident of district Pathankot faced a lot of difficulties due to Covid 19 and also gave their support.…

UT admn declared 6 containment zones, read here to know the areas

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 18 To break the chain of coronavirus transmission, the UT Administration today declared six containment zones in the city. UT Adviser Manoj Parida said…