NEW DELHI: Four more personnel of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, officials said on Monday. There are a total of 81 active cases and 236 have recovered to date, according to ITBP. India on Monday reported 19,459 new coronavirus cases taking the country's total count to 5,48,318, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. There are a total of 2,10,120 active cases and all are under medical supervision.While there are 3,21,723 cured/discharged/migrated patients, the death toll has risen up to 16,475 in the country with 380 persons succumbing to the lethal infection in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.
ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus tally in Pakistan reached 188,926 with the detection of 3,892 new cases in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Sixty more people died due to the viral infection, taking the death toll to 3,755. As many as 3,337 patients are in critical condition across the country, the ministry said. With the detection of 3,892 new cases in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus tally in the country now stands at 188,926, it said. Sindh reported the maximum number of 72,656 cases, followed by 69,536 in Punjab, 23,388 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 11,483 in Islamabad, 9,634 in Balochistan, 1,337 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 892 in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (Pok). Health authorities have so far conducted 1,150,141 coronavirus tests,
NEW DELHI: The daily average screen time of Indians moved up by an additional two hours with work-from-home, school education, entertainment and streaming seeing a massive surge, as the country stayed locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic. The screen usage of Indians on smartphones moved up from three hours to as much as five hours, and when connected through broadband (Wi-Fi), the screen usage moved up from 2.5 hours to 4.5 hours, according to Ericsson Mobility Report. As people stayed home due to travel restrictions, digital and internet emerged as the backbone of the country and the economy, with a near 20% surge in overall online consumption. The Ericsson report, which tracks global telecom markets, showed that data consumption
DEHRADUN: Neha Romauld, a teacher in Mussoorie, had strict rules for her 11-year-old boy. He was allowed two hours of screen time a day. Then his school shut and the grade 5 student started digital classes, resulting in him spending several hours online. “He had homework to do as well and it was not possible to keep an eye on what he was up to all the time,” said Romauld, the kid’s aunt. A parental control application that Romauld downloaded in May on the laptop the child was using allowed her to monitor sites he was browsing and block those with sensitive content. Many other parents are downloading similar apps. Since April 1, parental control app PikaPika has been
With over 6,300 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India's case tally rose to 1,51,767 on Wednesday. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said 170 people died in the last 24 hours. A passenger is thermally screened as he arrives at Chennai airport for domestic travel, in Chennai, Monday. (Photo:PTI)The number of the novel coronavirus cases in India reached 1,51,767 on Wednesday morning with 6,387 new infections reported in the last 24 hours.The death toll due to the deadly disease rose to 4,337 after 170 more fatalities in 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry.As per the updated figures by the Health Ministry, spike of 6,387 new Covid-19 cases and 170 deaths in the last