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

February 27, 2021
Newsdesk

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
Newsdesk

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|

Dry Run For Covid Vaccine On December 28, 29 In 2 Punjab Districts

December 25, 2020
Newsdesk

The Government of India has chosen Punjab to conduct the dry run of COVID-19 vaccine on December 28 and 29, said Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Thursday. The districts Ludhiana and Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar have been selected as the two districts where the dry run for COVID-19 vaccine will be carried out | Read more|

India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 97.35 lakh

December 9, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 97.35 lakh on Wednesday, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 92 lakh, pushing the national recovery rate to 94.66 per cent, according to the Union health ministry. | Read more|

Italy bans Christmas travel between regions

December 4, 2020
Newsdesk

Italy is banning travel between its regions from 21 December to 6 January as part of strict coronavirus curbs over the Christmas holidays. A curfew from 22:00 to 05:00 will also be in place. | Read more|

India Records 44,376 New Covid Cases In A Day, Total Cases At 92.2 Lakh

November 25, 2020
Newsdesk

India recorded 44,376 new coronavirus infections and 481 deaths because of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, government data shows. The daily case count was 16.8 per cent higher than Tuesday's as almost 11.5 lakh tests were conducted in this period. There are now 92.22 lakh total Covid cases in India, of which about 86.4 | Read more|

India's Covid Tally Nears 91 Lakh; Delhi Sees Most Cases, Deaths In A Day

November 22, 2020
Newsdesk

Coronavirus cases in India rose by 45,209 in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infections in the country to 90.95 lakh, government data showed today. There has been a slight dip in infections since Saturday when it recorded 46,232 cases. 501 deaths were reported in the last day taking the total fatalities du | Read more|

Third wave of COVID-19 in Delhi worst so far

November 8, 2020
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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday said the national capital has hit the peak of the third wave of COVID-19 and the number of cases suggests it has been the worst so far. | Read more|

COVID-19 cases in India mount to 79,09,959

October 26, 2020
Newsdesk

New coronavirus infections reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 50,000 for the second time this month, while the new fatalities registered during the same period fell under 500 after 108 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. | Read more|

COVID-19 tally in India crosses 50-lakh mark

September 16, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 tally of cases galloped past 50 lakh, just 11 days after it crossed 40 lakh with 90,123 infections being reported in a day, while recoveries surged to 39,42,360 on Wednesday pushing the recovery rate to 78.53 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to | Read more|

COVID-19 cases in India cross 45-lakh mark

September 11, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 caseload sprinted past 45 lakh and the death toll climbed to 76,271 with a record 96,551 infections and 1,209 fatalities being reported in a day, while the recoveries crossed 35 lakh on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 45,62,414, while the reco | Read more|

COVID-19: Record 86,432 infections reported in a day

September 5, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 infection tally sprinted past 40 lakh, just 13 days after it crossed 30 lakh, with a record 86,432 cases being reported in a day, while recoveries have surged to 31,07,223 on Saturday pushing the recovery rate to 77.23 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry. The total coronavirus cases mount | Read more|