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COVID-19 News Updates

Covaxin
CDSCO approves extension of Covaxin's shelf life to 12 months

India's drug regulator, the Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO) has approved the extension of shelf life of indigenously-developed Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin from nine to 12 months.

PM Modi
Vaccination Drive Needs 'Har Ghar Dastak' Approach To Achieve Target: PM Modi

The vaccination drive against Covid-19 needs a 'Har Ghar Dastak' approach to achieve its target, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

India COVID19
11,903 New COVID-19 Cases, 311 Deaths In India; Active Case Count Declines Further

A decline of 2,567 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 case count in a span of 24 hours.

Global Covid Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 247.4 Million, Deaths Over 5.01 Million

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 46,140,509 and 748,173, according to the CSSE.

US CDC Advisors Recommend Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine For Children Aged 5-11
US CDC Advisors Recommend Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine For Children Aged 5-11

"The vaccine is one-third the adult dose and the vaccine would be given in two doses, three weeks apart. "

Chhat Puja
BMC Bans Offering Of Paya Shraddha, Chhat Puja Celebrations In City

The BMC on Tuesday issued guidelines for offering of paya shraddha and pinda and celebration of Chhat Puja at the banks of different water bodies under its jurisdiction.

Centre Provides Over 95.96Cr COVID Vaccines To States/UTs
India's Cumulative Covid Vaccination Coverage Crosses 106.85 Cr

Currently, the active caseload of the country is 1,53,776 -- the lowest in 250 days.

India COVID19
Active COVID-19 Cases In India Lowest In 250 Days

A decline of 5,041 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Global Covid-19 Caseload
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 247.1 Million

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 46,089,514 and 746,982, according to the CSSE.

Novavax
Novavax, SII receive emergency use authorisation for COVID-19 vaccine in Indonesia

Biotechnology firm Novavax Inc and its partner Serum Institute of India on Monday said they have received the first emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine, in Indonesia.

Door-To-Door Vax!
Odisha Family Welfare Director On Door To Door Covid19 Vaccination

Door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination in Odisha will begin from November 2 in order to boost the inoculation drive. This information was shared by Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Monday (Nov 1).

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Solitude
Solitude During Covid Pandemic Proved Beneficial For Many: Study

Most people experienced benefits from solitude during the early days of the global Covid-19 pandemic. This was found in the study of more than 2,000 teenagers and adults, published in Frontiers in Psychology

Door-To-Door Vaccination: Odisha To Launch 'Har Ghar Dastak’ Campaign From Nov 2
Door-To-Door Vaccination: Odisha To Launch 'Har Ghar Dastak’ Campaign From Nov 2

The door-to-door month-long vaccination drive which will begin from tomorrow in Odisha particularly aims to inoculate all those who have not taken their second dose or are due for the second jab, stated the Health Services Director. 

Covaxin
Australia Recognises India's Covaxin

This recognition is for travellers aged 12 and over who have been vaccinated with Covaxin, and those 18 to 60 who have been vaccinated with BBIBP-CorV.

India COVID19 Cases
Active COVID-19 Cases Lowest In 248 Days

A decline of 455 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

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