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Omicron Scare | When Are Masks Compulsory For You To Wear?

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Two years on with the coronavirus pandemic, and we still find ourselves lost amid the pool of information on masks. Let’s begin with, when are masks compulsory?

Delhi Govt To Increase Beds In Hospitals, Covid-care Centres: Health Minister

Jan 09, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

In a statement, health minister Satyendar Jain said the Delhi government is making all necessary arrangements in view of the rising coronavirus cases and the situation is normal.

Usual crowd missing as Kolkata largely stays indoors on New Year's Eve

Strict security arrangements were in place across Kolkata with thousands of police officers on the streets, enforcing the COVID guidelines such as wearing masks and maintaining social distance, officials said.

Covid-19: Over 4300 Single Day Violations Officially Registered In Delhi

Dec 30, 2021 PTI

Covid-19: The violations registered in Delhi, as per official figures showed 4,248 cases were registered for wearing no mask,83 cases for not maintaining social distancing protocol, and 60 cases for spitting in public places on December 28.

Masks? Vaccine? How Japan Scripted Overnight Covid-19 Success Story

Daily new Covid-19 cases have plummeted from a mid-August peak of nearly 6,000 in Tokyo, with caseloads in the densely populated capital now routinely below 100, an 11-month low.

19 April, 2021

'I Will Kiss My Husband'; Couple Without Masks Misbehaves With Police In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

According to police, the couple were not wearing face mask and didn’t have curfew pass.

17 April, 2021

Ditching Masks On Railway Premises Will Attract A Fine Of Up To Rs 500

Outlook Web Bureau

The mandatory use of masks and the fine will now be listed as an offence under the Railway Act, according to an order issued on Saturday.

17 April, 2021

Over 6 Lakh Collected As Fine From 5,500 People In Noida For Not Wearing Masks

Outlook Web Bureau

Till 10 pm, the police collected and Rs 6.21 lakh from 5,525 people in the form of a fine.

16 April, 2021

The Mask Is For Covid What The Condom Was For HIV, Say Experts

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A section of noted scientists believes that instead of preventing people from having any social contacts, it is advisable to take steps to make such contacts safe.

09 April, 2021

Telangana CM Imposes Fine Of Rs 1,000 For Not Wearing Masks

Outlook Web Bureau

K Chandrashekar Rao instructed the officials to increase the Covid-19 tests as there is a surge in the cases.

09 April, 2021

Delhi Police Books 480 People For Violating Night Curfew, Over 3,300 Fined For Not Wearing Mask In Noida

Outlook Web Bureau

The DDMA order for curfew from 10 pm to 5 am will be in force till April 30.


08 April, 2021

Delhi HC Seeks EC, Centre's Response On Use Of Masks During Poll Campaigns

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench of the Delhi HC has sought the EC and Centre's response on a plea asking directions for face masks to be made mandatory in election campaigns.

29 March, 2021

Nose-Only Covid-19 Mask Leaves Netizens Amused, Watch Video Here

Outlook Web Bureau

The mask has been reportedly designed to protect individuals from coronavirus while they eat or drink.

25 March, 2021

Covid-19: Rs 4 Crore Collected From Maskless People In Mumbai, 300 Fined In Delhi metro

Outlook Web Bureau

Mumbai reported its highest one-day rise in Covid-19 cases on Wednesday with 5,185 fresh cases coming to light, which took the caseload in the country's financial capital to 3,74,611.

26 February, 2021

Covid Cases Rise Dramatically In Delhi, Experts Warn Against Flouting Safety Protocols

Outlook Web Bureau

Health experts and doctors on Friday attributed this 'sudden rise' to complacency in people and not following Covid-19 appropriate behaviour and 'assuming all is well now'.

20 February, 2021

Watch: German Chancellor Merkel Alarmed As She Forgets To Wear Her Mask

Outlook Web Bureau

While addressing the German parliament in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel rushes back to fetch her mask as she forgets to wear it

14 December, 2020

First Covid Vaccine Shipments Arrive In Canada, More En Route

Associated Press (AP)

Canada's health regulator approved the vaccine made by US drugmaker Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech last Wednesday.


03 December, 2020

SC Stays Gujarat HC Order On Community Service For Covid Violators


High Court had issued an order mandating community service for flouting Covid norms

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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