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COVID-19 Updates

1 Billion & Counting…
Milestone! India Crosses 100 Crore Vaccine Doses Mark

In the ongoing fight against Covid-19, India achieved a significant milestone of administering 100 crore vaccine doses. The CoWin portal on on Thursday (October 2021) mentioned that a total of 100 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far to the eligible population under the vaccination drive in India.

India COVID19
India Logs 18,454 New Covid Cases, Recovery Rate Maintained At 98.15%

India's recovery rate stands at 98.15 per cent, currently at its highest peak since March 2020.

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Total COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In India Crosses 100-Crore Milestone

The top five states which have administered the highest number of doses are Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra, West Bengal, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 241.9 Million

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 45,218,829 and 731,263, according to the CSSE

Covid Booster Dose
India Doesn't Need Covid Booster Dose Immediately: Experts

While India is about to reach 100 crore Covid vaccine doses target this week, worryingly just one-third of the country is fully vaccinated

A medic collects swab sample from a person for COVID-19 testing in Bengaluru
India COVID-19 Updates: Active Cases In Country Lowest In 229 Days

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 26 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 115 consecutive days now.

Covid-19
Covid Brings 3 Lakh Agents To Light As India's Travel Market To Hit $125 Billion

Amid the pandemic-related uncertainties, customers now prefer to make travel booking through agents. Eighty per cent of international air travel and international leisure travel is being booked through agents in the country

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COVID-19: Lowest Rise In Daily Cases In 231 Days

A decrease of 6,576 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 241 Million

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,081,315 cases.

Safety Scare: COVID Swab Samples Carried On Boats With Passengers In Puri's Krushnaprasad Block
Safety Scare: COVID Swab Samples Carried On Boats With Passengers In Puri's Krushnaprasad Block

The Health department had hired the private boat exclusively for ensuring safety and convenience of the health workers in transporting medicines, medical accessories as well as patients. The boat used to ferry from Satpada to Janhikuda on which health workers in Chilika Nuapada under Krushnaprasad Block used to carry out the necessary works.

WHO To Meet Next Week To Consider Emergency Use Listing Of India's Covaxin
WHO To Meet Next Week To Consider Emergency Use Listing Of India's Covaxin

Bharat Biotech recently said it has submitted all data pertaining to Covaxin to the WHO for the EUL and is awaiting feedback from the global health watchdog.

Active COVID-19 Cases In India Lowest In 221 Days
Active COVID-19 Cases In India Lowest In 221 Days

A decrease of 6,152 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Global Covid-19 Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 240.6 Million

The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (21,644,464), the UK (8,488,665), Russia (7,870,529), Turkey (7,630,133), France (7,189,566), Iran (5,784,815), Argentina (5,272,551), Spain (4,984,386), Colombia (4,981,532), Italy (4,717,899), Germany (4,382,019), Indonesia (4,234,758) and Mexico (3,755,063), the CSSE figures showed.

Govt Will Decide On COVID Vaccination Of Children, Adolescents On 'Scientific Rationale': VK Paul
Govt Will Decide On COVID Vaccination Of Children, Adolescents On 'Scientific Rationale': VK Paul

Zydus Cadila's indigenously developed needle-free COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D is set to become the first vaccine that will be available in India for those in the age group of 12-18 years. It has received Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA).

Statins May Reduce Risk Of Death From Covid: Study
Statins May Reduce Risk Of Death From Covid: Study

Hyperinflammation and hypercoagulability have been identified as central to the development of severe Covid-19 disease and complications.

India Logs 14,146 Fresh Covid Cases, 144 New Deaths
India Logs 14,146 Fresh Covid Cases, 144 New Deaths

Over 97.65 crore Covid vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 240 Million
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 240 Million

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,053,573 cases.

Beset By Ban, Odisha Firecracker Traders Push For Ease On Covid Curbs
Beset By Ban, Odisha Firecracker Traders Push For Ease On Covid Curbs

Odisha government's ban on the sale and use of firecrackers as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus has left thousands of traders in dire straits. 

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India To Touch 100 Cr Covid-19 Vaccination Mark Next Week: Mandaviya

We have administered over 37 lakh vaccines by this time today. We will achieve the target of 100 crore vaccinations in the coming week, said Mandaviya

Covid Threat In Schools
Right Time To Reopen Odisha Schools For All Students? Here’s What DMET Chief Said

There were projections of a third wave hitting Odisha before the winter, but situation doesn’t indicate so. While schools are reopening for Classes 8 and 11 next week, the government is contemplating kicking-off offline teaching for students of other classes after the Durga puja vacations.

Odisha Covid Cases
Odisha Registers 358 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 3 New Fatalities

The districts of Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur and Nuapada did not record any fresh case.

India Covid-19 cases
India Records 15,981 COVID-19 Cases, 166 Fatalities In A Day

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

Global Covid-19 Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 240 Million

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (602,669), India (451,814), Mexico (283,574), Russia (217,382), Peru (199,775), Indonesia (142,889), the UK (138,792), Italy (131,503), Colombia (126,796), Iran (123,695), France (118,153) and Argentina (115,660).

Covid-19 Origin Probe
China Agrees To Cooperate In WHO's Fresh Covid-19 Origin Probe

It is nearly two years since the virus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan, yet the question of how it first emerged remains unclear

India COVID Cases
India Logs 16,862 New Covid Cases, 379 Deaths

With the administration of 30,26,483 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's inoculation coverage now stands at 97,14,38,553 as per provisional reports till 7 a.m. on Friday.