WHO warns that Covid-19 pandemic is speeding up globally, not even close to ending

June 30, 2020 10:34 pm0 comments
WHO warns that Covid-19 pandemic is speeding up globally, not even close to ending

(TibetanReview.net, Jun30’20) – “We all want this to be over. We all want to get on with our lives. But the hard reality is that this is not even close to being over. Although many countries have made some progress globally, the pandemic is actually speeding up,” bbc.com Jun 29 […]

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WeChat, popular with Tibetans, among 59 apps banned by India on national security grounds

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WeChat, popular with Tibetans, among 59 apps banned by India on national security grounds

(TibetanReview.net, Jun30’20) – Tibetan activists and groups have long campaigned to get fellow-Tibetans to boycott the popular Chinese social media app WeChat because it is monitored and censored by the Chinese government, resulting in many in Tibet being persecuted. But its popularity continued among exile Tibetans because there was little […]

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India, among the worst Covid-19- hit, seeing most rapid increase in cases

June 28, 2020 11:31 pm0 comments
India, among the worst Covid-19- hit, seeing most rapid increase in cases

(TibetanReview.net, Jun28’20) – The Covid-19 pandemic is growing fastest in South Asia and South America which have become the new epicentres. And both within South Asia and within countries on the top 20 global lists of cases and deaths, India is among those in which the disease is gaining ground […]

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WHO says covid-19 vaccine could be ready in less than a year as new cases hit a new daily record

June 27, 2020 11:13 pm0 comments
WHO says covid-19 vaccine could be ready in less than a year as new cases hit a new daily record

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’20) – The world may have a Covid-19 vaccine within one year or even a few months earlier, the IANS news service Jun 27 cited Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of the World Health Organisation as saying Jun 25, citing predictions from scientists. Ghebreyesus has made the remark during a […]

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Amid steep daily rises, active Covid-19 cases in India keep declining

June 26, 2020 10:52 pm0 comments
Amid steep daily rises, active Covid-19 cases in India keep declining

(TibetanReview.net, Jun26’20) – India has registered over 14,000 Covid-19 cases for the seventh day in a row and witnessed a surge of 299,866 infections from Jun 1 till 26. However, the number of active cases has been declining steadily in the last two weeks, raising hopes that the fight against […]

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India’s Covid-19 cases seen likely to flatten between Jul-end and Aug-beginning

June 25, 2020 10:05 pm0 comments
India’s Covid-19 cases seen likely to flatten between Jul-end and Aug-beginning

(TibetanReview.net, Jun25’20) – The growth in Covid-19 cases in India appears to be likely to flatten in the end of July or beginning of August but dropping guard after that could lead to a second wave, Director Randeep Guleria of IIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) has said in […]

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India to now test all symptomatic cases for Covid-19 infection

June 24, 2020 10:09 pm0 comments
India to now test all symptomatic cases for Covid-19 infection

(TibetanReview.net, Jun24’20) – The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has on Jun 23 revised its Covid-19 testing strategy to include “The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has on Jun 23 revised its Covid-19 testing strategy to include “all symptomatic individuals in every part of the country”. The existing […]

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Covid-19 cases in India to peak in mid-July?

June 23, 2020 10:26 pm0 comments
Covid-19 cases in India to peak in mid-July?

(TibetanReview.net, Jun23’20) – India is projected to hit its peak of 259,967 active Covid-19 cases according to the ‘most likely’ model on Jul 15 and 3,86,916 active cases as per the SEIR model on Jul 25, reported timesnownews.com Jun 16. The SEIR model for spread of infectious diseases assumes that people […]

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Global Covid-19 tally hits new daily high as total crosses 8.7 million cases

June 22, 2020 9:57 pm0 comments
Global Covid-19 tally hits new daily high as total crosses 8.7 million cases

(TibetanReview.net, Jun22’20) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has on Jun 22 reported the largest single-day increase in Covid-19 cases by its count, at more than 183,020 new cases, reported the AP Jun 22. This took the global tally to 8,708,008 cases and 61,715 deaths, including 4,743 in the last […]

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India’s Covid-19 cases to touch 600,000 by Jul 1, to keep increasing after that due to low testing

June 21, 2020 8:04 pm0 comments
India’s Covid-19 cases to touch 600,000 by Jul 1, to keep increasing after that due to low testing

(TibetanReview.net, Jun21’20) – It took 78 days for the number of Covid-19 cases in India to reach the first 100,000, but only eight days to add the latest 100,000, noted hindustantimes.com Jun 21. The report said that about 75 per cent of the total infections in India, at nearly 400,000 […]

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