High-Level Meet On COVID-19 Today As 6 States Account For 86% New Cases

February 27, 2021

The cabinet secretary will chair a high-level review meeting today with eight states and union territories exhibiting a surge in COVID-19 cases, and six of whom account for 85.75 per cent of the new cases in the country, the Union Health Ministry said. The states showing a surge are Telangana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh | Read more|

Centre Asks States To Consider Restrictions For New Year Celebrations

December 30, 2020

A series of restrictions have been suggested by the Centre ahead of New Year to tone down celebrations in the backdrop of the Covid outbreak and the new super infectious strain that has reached India with people returning from the United Kingdom. As per news report of NDTV, the states have been asked to impose restrict | Read more|

36,652 New Cases Push India Covid Tally To 96 Lakh; 1.3 Lakh Total Deaths

December 5, 2020

With a jump of 36,652 fresh infections across states in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally has surged past the 96-lakh mark, government data shows. The country now has 96,08,211 total cases of Covid, of which 1,39,700 people have died because of the viral disease; some 512 people lost their lives in the last 24 | Read more|

COVID-19: India records 50,356 fresh infections, 577 deaths

November 7, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload mounted to?84,62,080 with 50,356 infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 78 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 92.41 per cent, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday | Read more|

Biggest single-day spike of 8,392 COVID-19 cases in India

June 1, 2020

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 5,394 and the number of cases climbed to 1,90,535 in the country, which registered biggest single-day spikes of 230 deaths and 8,392 cases till Monday?8 am, according to the Union Health Ministry. India is the seventh worst-hit nation by the novel coronavirus pandemic | Read more|