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COVID-19 Updates

India COVID Cases
Active Covid Cases Drop Below 1% As India Logs Just Over 29.5K New Ones

Under the mass vaccination drive, a total of 71,04,051 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 84.89 crore and stood at 84,89,29,160 as per provisional reports till 7 a.m. on Saturday.

Global Covid-19 Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 231.1 Million

CSSE revealed that the current global caseload, death toll and vaccination tally stood at 231,105,748, 4,736,892 and 6,045,775,206, respectively

WHO
Covid: WHO Recommends Antibody Treatment For Some Patients

Casirivimab and imdevimab are monoclonal antibodies that when used together bind to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, neutralising the virus's ability to infect cells.

BMC Seals Office Of Judicial Complex
Covid-19 Scare: BMC Seals Office Of Judicial Complex In Bhubaneswar For 3 Days

BMC has sealed the office of the Judicial Complex in the Capital city for three days after detection of a series of Covid-19 positive cases

COVID-19 Cases in India
Coronavirus India Update: Active COVID-19 Cases In Country Lowest In 188 Days

The daily positivity rate was recorded at two per cent. It has been less than three per cent for last 25 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.07 per cent. It has been below three per cent for the last 91 days, it said.

Global Covid-19 Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 230.5 Million

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (592,964), India (446,050), Mexico (273,391), Peru (199,108), Russia (197,834), Indonesia (141,114), the UK (136,143), Italy (130,551), Colombia (126,032), Iran (118,508), France (117,055) and Argentina (114,772).

Supreme Court
'We Are Very Happy': SC On Rs 50k Ex Gratia To Covid Victims' Kin

Apprising the top court about the guidelines issued by the NDMA, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, said: "To ensure uniformity, we have decided that the states from SDRF (State Disaster Response Fund) will give 50,000 to the kin of the deceased who died due to Covid."

COVID-19 Cases in India
Covid Virus To Get Weaker, Become A Cold: Oxford-Astrazeneca Vax Creator

Cutting down fears of a more deadly new variant, she said that viruses tend to "become less virulent as they circulate" through the population, Daily Mail reported.

Covid Vaccination: Odisha Sees Highest Single-Day Record Of 4.5 Lakh Doses
Covid Vaccination: Odisha Sees Highest Single-Day Record Of 4.5 Lakh Doses

The health department has targeted to vaccinate over 4 lakh people each day for which the inoculation drive is underway in 1,800 session sites in the State.

India COVID-19 Cases
India Reports 31,923 New Covid Cases, 282 Deaths In Last 24 Hrs

India added 31,923 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,35,63,421, while the active cases declined to 3,01,640, the lowest in 187 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.

Global COVID19 Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 230 Million Mark

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,539,373 and 681,111, respectively, according to the CSSE.

Fourth Patient Under ECMO Support Dies At Cuttack SCB
Fourth Patient Under ECMO Support Dies At Cuttack SCB

The patient was admitted to the hospital on August 29 due to severe lungs infection and she was undergoing ECMO treatment since then

Rs 50K For Each Covid Death From State Disaster Relief Funds, SC Told
Rs 50K For Each Covid Death From State Disaster Relief Funds, SC Told

'The ex-gratia assistance to families affected by Covid-19 deaths will continue to be provided for deaths that may occur in the future phases of the pandemic as well, or until further notification'

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
WHO Chief Thanks India For Resuming Covid Vaccine Export

Director-General of WHO has thanked Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for resuming shipments of vaccines against the Covid-19 to the global platform COVAX from October.

India COVID Cases
Active COVID-19 Cases In Country Lowest In 186 Days

A reduction of 7,586 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Black Fungus In Odisha
Black Fungus In Odisha: 212 Cases, 29 Deaths So Far; Says Health Department 

As per the Health and Family Welfare Department, 109 patients who have been diagnosed with Black Fungus infection are undergoing treatment in various hospitals in the State. Nearly 68 persons have recovered from Black Fungus infection in the State so far.

India COVID19
India COVID-19 Updates: Active Cases Lowest In Last 184 Days

The active cases comprise 0.92 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, the ministry said.

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 229 Million Mark

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,286,531 and 676,059, respectively, according to the CSSE.

Pfizer's COVID Vaccine Safe, Generates Immune Responses In Kids Aged 5-11
Pfizer's COVID Vaccine Safe, Generates Immune Responses In Kids Aged 5-11

The antibody responses in the participants given 10 microgram doses were comparable to those recorded in a previous Pfizer-BioNTech study in people 16 to 25 years of age immunised with 30 microgram doses.

COVID-19 Cases in India
COVID-19: India Logs 30,256 New Cases, 295 Deaths Today

Of the 4,45,133 deaths reported so far in the country, 1,38,518 are from Maharashtra, 37,603 from Karnataka, 35,337 from Tamil Nadu, 25,085 from Delhi, 23,591 from Kerala, 22,887 from Uttar Pradesh, and 18,652 from West Bengal.

Global Covid-19 Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Surges 228.4 Million, Death Toll Over 4.69 Million

The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (21,239,783), the UK (7,464,791), Russia (7,170,069), France (7,043,875).

India Logs 30,773 New COVID-19 Cases, 309 Fresh Fatalities
India Logs 30,773 New COVID-19 Cases, 309 Fresh Fatalities

As many as 15,59,895 tests were conducted on Saturday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 55,23,40,168

Global COVID 19 Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 228.1 Million, Deaths Surge Over 4.68 Million

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (590,508), India (444,529), Mexico (270,538), Peru (198,948), Russia (193,891), Indonesia (140,323), the UK (135,478), Italy (130,284), Colombia (125,860), Iran (116,791), France (116,662) and Argentina (114,367).

Centre Plans To Procure 20 Cr Covishield, 1 Cr Zydus RNA Vaccine Doses In September
Centre Plans To Procure 20 Cr Covishield, 1 Cr Zydus RNA Vaccine Doses In September

Stating that there is no shortage of vaccines in the country, the source said that the Centre is capable of supplying as many vaccine doses the states need, in real-time without any delay.

Covid-19 Vaccine
84-Year-Old Kerala Woman Gets Both Dose Of Covid Vaccines 30-Mins Apart

An eledrly woman from Kerala was administered two doses of the Covid vaccine within a gap of 30 minutes