Sweden tops Europe COVID-19 deaths per capita over last seven days
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 Sweden, which has opted for a more open strategy in combating the virus than other European countries, has the highest number of deaths in Europe per capita from the COVID-19 disease over the last seven days, data showed.
The Centre for Medicinal Plants Research of Kottakkal Arya Vaidyasala discovered four new species of plants in the bio-rich Western Ghats.The team of researchers led by Dr. KM Prabhukumar, Senior Scientist and Dr. Indira Balachandran, Center Director, Department of Plant Horticulture, Kottakkal Arya Vaidyashala have discovered these new plants named as Gentiana Sasidharani, Peucedanum Pradeepianum, Hedyotis Soolamudianus and Oberonia Muthikulamensis.These new findings were accepted after a detailed study by the scientific world. The results of the study are from the world-renowned International Plant Classification Journal, published in New Zealand Phytotaxa and in the Nordic Journal of Botany from Sweden.
28,701 new COVID-19 cases and 500 deaths were reported in India in the last 24 hours. According to Ministry of Health, total positive cases stand at 8,78,254 including 3,01,609 active cases, 5,53,471..
India's new cases of the coronavirus infection reached a record high on Sunday, with the Union Health Ministry saying 28,637 new cases were identified in the 24 hours since 8 am on Saturday. The total..