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Omicron: The End Game Of COVID-19?

With the arrival of the Omicron variant, the number of cases is increasing rapidly and it has surpassed the second wave. Cases in France, Argentina, Mexico, the USA and even Australia which had kept itself locked out from the rest of the world are increasing. Australia has locked itself out for the last 2 years due to COVID-19. Foreigners find it difficult to enter the country. No sooner they had tried to open up the country the number of cases went up so quickly.  Apart from all these, the good news is that scientists are claiming that it is the endgame ofCOVID-19. Let’s analyze the latest updates regarding this finding. Omicron variant was being assumed to be a mild variant which is less threatening compared to the Delta variant. Now, this has been proved by scientists in va...

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India Begins Booster Doses For Health Workers, Frontline Warriors And Senior Citizens!

India has started administering the booster doses against COVID-19 on the 10th January. This phase of the vaccination programme includes the health workers, the front line warriors and senior citizens. India Starts Precautionary Dose to curb the surge of Omicron Variant PM Modi had announced the inoculation of a precautionary dose on December 25 last year amid the surge of Omicron variant. The decision will surely help increase the safety net for those who are at higher risk. The health ministry states the CoWIN app will be sending notifications to the eligible candidates. In addition to that eligible people can directly go to the centre to have a jab too. More than 9 lakh precautionary doses were administered on the very first day. There are nearly one crore health workers ...

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Corona In Delhi: ‘Mini Lockdown’ Implemented With Weekend Curfew, Know Which Activities Are ‘Shutdown’

On Wednesday, regarding the current situation in the capital Delhi, State Health Minister Satyendar Jain has said that the third wave has arrived in the country. While this is the fifth wave in the capital. With the speed with which a jump in new cases of corona is being registered in Delhi, Jain has said that today about 10 thousand new cases can come. After which the positivity rate of Delhi will be 10%. At the same time, in view of the increasing cases of Covid-19 in Delhi, it was announced to implement weekend curfew. This decision was taken in a meeting of officials of Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA). Except for essential services, all government officials will work from home. During this time many things have been banned. That is, it can be said that a mini...

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WHO Chief Scientist: Need To Increase Vaccination Campaign All Over The World

Amid rising cases of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, World Health Organization (WHO) Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan on Monday called for the expansion and strengthening of COVID-19 vaccination across the world. She said this through a virtual medium in the plenary session of PANEX-21 held at Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, Maharashtra. Dr. Swaminathan said that there is a need to increase immunization further to ensure that even the marginalized are protected against this pandemic. Due to this, the number of deaths due to corona and the figures of hospitalization of patients suffering from corona will also reduce. She said that we need to expand the vaccination campaign all over the world as much as possible so as to control the spread of the coronavirus and n...

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EWS Seats In Private School Vacant By 33% In Delhi In The Pandemic Year 2020-21

EWS seats in the private school in the capital remains vacant by more than 33%. EWS category is the category reserved for poor students and In Delhi 25% of seats are reserved for such kids. This reservation of 25% also includes DG [Disadvantage Group]. For the academic session of 2020-2021 around 50,000 seats were available and 17,000 remains unfilled in the capital. EWS Seats Status In Delhi and Other States: During the session of 2020-2021 the admission stretched over nine months in Delhi. By the end of 2020 over 17,000 seats were vacant. Whereas in 2019-2020 total applications received in Delhi touched 1,39,508 and out of which all of the 50,567 seats were filled. Bright Spots Report shows many states like Andhra Pradesh, Jammu&Kashmir, Kerala, Telegana, West Bengal did not I...

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