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1.15 Lakh Daily Covid Cases In India, Biggest Rise So Far

April 7, 2021
Newsdesk

India recorded over 1.15 lakh new Covid cases in the last 24 hours for first time since the beginning of the pandemic, setting an unprecedented, grim record during the second wave. The government said the next four weeks are "very, very critical". | Read more|

COVID-19: Over 62,000 New Covid Cases in India

March 27, 2021
Newsdesk

India recorded 62,258 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the biggest single-day jump October 16, taking the total Covid caseload to over 1.19 crore. The number of fresh infections is 5.3 per cent higher than yesterday's. 291 deaths in the last 24 hours have pushed the total death count to 1,61,240. | Read more|

India Logs 25,320 Fresh Covid Cases In A Day, Highest In Nearly 3 Months

March 14, 2021
Newsdesk

India reported 25,320 fresh cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours - the highest daily rise in almost three months - taking the total tally to over 1.13 crore cases, the Health Ministry data this morning showed. The death count increased to 1,58,607 today with 161 new fatalities, the highest in 44 days, the data upd | Read more|

New Indian Strains Of COVID-19 Could Be More Infectious, Says AIIMS Chief

February 21, 2021
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Herd immunity for coronavirus is a "myth" in India because at least 80 per cent people need to have antibodies for the whole of the population to be protected, Dr Randeep Guleria told NDTV on Saturday. This, he said, would be difficult if one takes into account the new Indian strains found in Maharashtra -- which could | Read more|

India's COVID-19 tally rises to 97.64 lakh with 31,521 fresh cases

December 10, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload climbed to 97,67,371 with 31,521 fresh infections, while the total number of recoveries surged to 92.53 lakh, pushing the national recovery rate to 94.74 per cent, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Thursday. The death toll rose to 1,41,772 with 412 new fatalities, the data | Read more|

India's COVID-19 caseload reaches 82.67 lakh

November 3, 2020
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The number of new coronavirus cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 40,000, taking the country's COVID-19 tally to 82.67 lakh, while the total recoveries crossed the 76 lakh-mark, according to the Union Health Ministry's data updated on Tuesday. | Read more|

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

October 26, 2020
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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 58-lakh mark

September 25, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload zoomed past 58 lakh, while over 47 lakh people have recuperated from the disease, pushing the national recovery rate to 81.74 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. | Read more|

ICMR reports a huge spike in infections

April 19, 2020
Newsdesk

In a major spike in COVID-19 cases, the Indian Council of Medical Research reported that a total of 16,365 individuals have now been confirmed positive in the country. On Saturday till 9 p.m., 2,154 persons (the highest in a single day) were found positive for SARS-CoV-2. | Read more|