COVID-19

Black fungus: 14 cases under treatment in IIOJK

Jammu, June 05 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, at least 18 cases of Mucormycosis commonly known are back fungus have surfaced in the territory so far. Four of these patients have already died. On June 4, Jammu-based newspaper Daily Excelsior reported, there are 14 confirmed and 8 …

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Over 400 children in IIOJK lost one or both parents to COVID

Jammu, June 05 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the second Covid-19 wave has taken a toll on children with nearly 400 having lost one parent or both parents to the infection. Social welfare secretary of IIOJK Sheetal Nanda told media that over 400 children have either lost …

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Witnessing COVID chaos in India’s hospitals, graveyards and crematoriums

(Reuters) Danish Siddiqui Covering the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic as it tore through Indian cities, towns and villages was overwhelming at times. Patients died at home, in their cars on the way to hospital and outside emergency wards because there were no beds for them. India has recorded …

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Delta COVID-19 variant that devastated India now detected in Australia

Melbourne, June 04 (KMS): Australian health officials say that the new Delta coronavirus variant which originated in India has been detected in Melbourne. Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said the Delta variant had been identified in two cases. He said the cases were “unrelated to all of the other …

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India orders unapproved COVID shots as it reels from devastating second wave

  (Reuters) June 04, 2021 India signed its first order for an unapproved COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, a day after it faced criticism from the Supreme Court over its bungled vaccine rollout that has left millions of people vulnerable after almost 338,000 deaths. So far, only about 4.7% of the …

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Cases of coronavirus in children increase manifold in IIOJK

  Srinagar, June 04 (KMS): As Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), faces second wave of Coronavirus, there has been a surge in number of cases of acute virus among children in the territory. The fresh surge of Coronavirus cases has witnessed more pediatric cases among ages of more …

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Fewer slots force many urbanites in India to rush to rural areas for vaccine

Lucknow, June 03 (KMS):  Amid an increasing demand for Covid-19 vaccines and unavailability of slots in urban areas of Uttar Pradesh, several people are travelling 35-40 km to rural areas to get inoculated. Slots are available in rural areas as many in the interiors of UP are still hesitant to …

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COVID survivor returns home after her family mistakenly cremates another person in India

Hyderabad, June 03 (KMS): To the utter surprise and shock of her family, a 75-year-old COVID survivor-woman in Andhra Pradesh returned home to find that her family had cremated another person by mistake. The incident occurred at Jaggaiahpet town in Krishna district. The woman named Girijamma from the Christianpet locality …

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More than 200 Australian children remain stuck in coronavirus-ravaged India

Canberra, June 03 (KMS): The number of Australian children stuck in India without their parents has reached 209, as the Australian government faces renewed scrutiny to return citizens amid the country’s coronavirus catastrophe. The figure was revealed in Senate estimates as Labor Senator Penny Wong scolded the federal government over …

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India’s Delta variant threatens to rapidly spread in sub-region: UNHCR

Geneva, June 02 (KMS): The highly-infectious COVID-19 variant first detected in India threatens to rapidly spread in the sub-region, including among refugees, the UN refugee agency has said as it warned of vaccine shortages in the Asia-Pacific region, including for asylum-seekers. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) spokesperson Andrej …

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