India Economic Activity: Mega lockdown puts India’s animal spirits to sleep in April | India Business News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s economy was pushed into a state of dormancy in April as the world’s strictest stay-at-home measures to contain the coronavirus took its toll. Although a cross-section of high-frequency indicators compiled by Bloomberg News signaled contraction in economic activity, the needle on a dial measuring so-called animal spirits was stuck at the same…

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South Africa Coronavirus News: Places of worship, religious institutions in South Africa to reopen from June 1 | World News – Times of India

JOHANNESBURG: Places of worship and other religious institutions in South Africa will reopen with strict restrictions from June 1 when the country enters the level 3 of the Covid-19 regulations, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said, acknowledging that their closure has “worsened” the distress of communities during the pandemic. South Africa has been under a nationwide…

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CytoSorb: Biocon gets DCGI nod for CytoSorb use in critical Covid-19 cases – Times of India

BENGALURU: Biocon said its subsidiary Biocon Biologics has received the Drugs Controller General of India’s (DCGI) approval for an extracorporeal blood purification (EBP) device CytoSorb to reduce pro- inflammatory cytokines levels in confirmed ovid-19 patients admitted to ICU with confirmed or imminent respiratory failure. Biocon Biologics has been granted licence for emergency use of CytoSorb…

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South Korea Coronavirus: World watches as South Korea cautiously returns to life | World News – Times of India

SEOUL: The baseball league is on. Students have begun returning to school. And people are increasingly dining out and enjoying nighttime strolls in public parks. As South Korea significantly relaxes its rigid social distancing rules as a result of waning coronavirus cases, the world is paying close attention to whether it can return to something…

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