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Tag: Coronavirus In India

Over 15 Cr Vaccine Doses Still Available With States: Health Ministry
Over 15 Cr Vaccine Doses Still Available With States: Health Ministry

As per the health ministry report, a total of 5,65,276 vaccine doses have been administered in the last 24 hours. India's mass vaccination coverage has exceeded 107.70 crore and stands at 1,07,70,46,116 as per provisional report till 7 a.m. on Friday. This has been achieved through 1,08,69,517 sessions.

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#Covid19 Update: India Reports Less Than 1 Lakh Cases After 2 Months

Single-day Covid infections fell below 1 lakh on Tuesday as India reported the lowest cases after 2 months. In last 24 hours, 86,498 new coronavirus cases were detected in the country. As many as 2,123 Covid-19 patients succumbed to the deadly virus, taking the total deaths in the county to 3.51 lakh.

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#Covid19 Update: India Logs 1.14 lakh New Cases, Lowest In Last 59 Days

In a major declining trend, India on Sunday witnessed the lowest spike of daily coronavirus cases since April 6, as the country saw 1.14 new cases in the last 24 hours.

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Covid19 Update: India Records 1.2 Lakh Positive Cases, 2795 Deaths In A Day

India’s daily Covid-19 infections further dropped to 1.27 lakh cases, maintaining a continuous downtrend. The country is also witnessing an uptrend in the number of single-day recoveries and cure rate.

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Parents Want CBSE, CICSE To Scrap Pending Board Exams Due To Spike In COVID-19 Cases

New Delhi: As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, most parents say they are worried about the pending class 10 and 12 board exams by CBSE and CICSE scheduled from July 1, and demand that they be scrapped and the result be declared by either calculating the average of tests already conducted or based on an […]

COVID-19 In India: Total Tally Surges Past 70,000 Mark, 2293 dead

New Delhi: The COVID-19 tally in India surged past 70 thousand cases, with 3,604 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday. According to the morning update provided by the ministry, the total number of cases now stand at 70,756. #Covid_19india Update on May 12, 8 AM 3,604 […]

128 deaths, 3277 new COVID-19 cases reported in India in last 24 hours

New Delhi: With 3277 new cases and 128 new fatalities, total case count of novel Coronavirus rose to 62,939 and total deaths getting past the 2000 mark, the health ministry said on Sunday. The Health Ministry said of the total, 41,472 are active cases, 19,357 people have recovered, and 2109 people have succumbed to the […]

COVID-19 In India: Total Tally Surge Past 46,000 Mark, toll over 1500

New Delhi: The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country climbed to 46,433 on Tuesday morning, the Union Health Ministry said. Of the total cases, 32,138 are active, 12,726 people have recovered, and 1,568 have succumbed to the disease. The total number of cases also includes 111 foreign nationals. India #COVIDー19 tally rises to […]

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COVID-19 Death Toll Soars To 1,373 In India With 42,533 Confirmed Cases

New Delhi: With 2,553 new cases and 72 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country climbed to 42,533 on Monday morning, the Union Health Ministry said. Of the total cases, 29453 are active, 11,706 people have recovered, and 1,373 people have succumbed to the disease. At least […]

COVID-19 In India: Total Tally Surge Past 40,000 Mark

New Delhi: The total cases of the novel coronavirus in India crossed 40 thousand mark and mounted to 40,263 on Sunday. In an evening update, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that of the total tally 28,070 are active cases, while 1,306 fatalities have been reported. Earlier in a press statement, the Health […]

Recovery Rate Improved, Lockdown 3.0 To Reap Good Results: Health Minister

New Delhi: The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Sunday said at least 682 patients were cured of the highly contagious novel coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours. This has taken the recovery rate in the country up to 26.59 per cent. In a statement, the Ministry said: “So far, a total of […]

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COVID-19: With 1,718 new cases, India's corona tally rises to 33,050

New Delhi: With 1,718 new cases and 67 new fatalities in 24 hours, the total number of Covid-19 cases in the country climbed to 33,050 on Thursday morning, the Union Health Ministry said. Of the total cases, 23,651 are active, 8,324 people have recovered, and 1,074 people have succumbed to the disease. The total tally […]

COVID-19 Death Toll Crosses 1,000 Mark In India With 31,332 Confirmed Cases

New Delhi: The total number of Covid-19 cases in the country climbed to 31,332 on Wednesday morning, the Union Health Ministry said. Of the total cases, 22,629 are active, 7,695 people have recovered, and 1007 people have succumbed to the disease. As many as 73 deaths & 1897 new cases have been reported in India […]

With 1684 new cases, COVID-19 tally crosses 23000 in India, 718 dead
With 1684 new cases, COVID-19 tally crosses 23000 in India, 718 dead

New Delhi: The number of coronavirus patients in the country has crossed the 23,000-mark. So far, 23,077 people have been found infected by COVID-19. Of these 17,610 cases are still active while a total of 4,748 have recovered. According to the Union Health Ministry report, 718 people have died across the country till Friday morning. […]

Coronavirus: Total cases crosses 12,000 mark in India, death toll rises to 414
COVID-19 cases in India surge past 12000, death toll rises to 414

New Delhi: The death toll due to coronavirus rose to 414 on Thursday while the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has reached 12,380 in the country, according to the Union Health Ministry. As on April 16 (9 AM), the number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 10,477. As many as 1,488 people have been […]

Coronavirus Outbreak: 24 Dead In India In Last 12 hrs, Positive Cases Surge To 11439
Coronavirus Outbreak: 24 Dead In India In Last 12 hrs, Positive Cases Surge To 11439

New Delhi: The death toll due to coronavirus rose to 377 after 24 more cases were reported dead in the last 12 hours. The number of positive cases in the country climbed to 11,439 on Wednesday, according to the Union Health Ministry. While the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 9,756, as many as […]

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Google India Ramps Up COVID-19 Efforts To Bring Reliable Information To Users

New Delhi: As the country prepares for another two-week of lockdown, Google India on Monday said it has ramped up actions to help bring authoritative and reliable information to users, and provide features across its products that can be helpful during these trying times. The company said it has started indicating the locations of hundreds […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Shilpa, Alia, Bhumi, Genelia & Others Have Something For You!

Amid the nationwide lockdown for containing the spread of Coronavirus in India, several Bollywood celebrities are sharing lockdown diaries to ‘stay in touch’ with their admirers. Bollywood beauty Shilpa Shetty Kundra shared some yoga tips while Alia Bhatt is busy in her kitchen. Here we bring what Riteish Deshmukh, his wife Genelia and Bhumi Pednekar […]

COVID-19 Outbreak: 'No Community Transmission In India', Admits WHO

New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) admitted that one of its reports had shown COVID-19 community transmission in India due to an error which has now been fixed. The Indian government has maintained that community transmission has not yet started in India. The WHO rectified the mistake in its latest situation report on COVID-19 […]

COVID-19 Crisis: I am available 24/7, PM Modi tells CMs during video conference

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a video conference with the Chief Ministers of all the states to discuss the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in the country. PM Modi said the Chief Ministers that he is available round the clock to take any suggestions and also assured to assist the State governments […]

Coronavirus cases get past 5000 in India, death toll rises to 149
Coronavirus cases get past 5000 in India, death toll rises to 149

New Delhi: With India in the third week of its 21-day lockdown, the total number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus surged to 5,194, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday. Of these, 4643 are active cases of COVID-19, 401 individuals have recovered and discharged from the hospital, one person migrated to […]

COVID-19 Fightback: Key Tips To Keep Your Home Coronavirus Free

New Delhi: Amid the Coronavirus outbreak across the world, people are doing everything for COVID-19 fightback. However, it is essential to keep self as well as your home safe from the virus and prevent it from the rapid spread. To make your home Coronavirus free, health experts have shared some tips such as cleaning all […]

COVID-19: Centre To Create Dedicated Portal For Verifying Facts Related To Coronavirus Pandemic

New Delhi: The Centre has announced to create a dedicated web portal where people can verify facts and unverified news related to Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The centre has also advised the states and Union Territories (UTs) to create a similar mechanism. States and the UTs were informed through a letter issued from the office of […]

Covid-19 India Trend: 44% positives belong to 18-30 yrs in country!

Bhubaneswar:  Post a decline for two successive days, cases of novel Coronavirus in the country surged again on Monday. The surge continues on Tuesday as well. As on 2 PM today, reports from states suggest  detection of nearly 60 new Covid-19 cases in the country. Since the pandemic has completed two months in India on […]

COVID-19: India sees highest spike, total cases reaches 1,251
COVID-19: India sees highest spike in cases, total reaches 1,251

New Delhi: India on Monday witnessed one of the sharpest spikes in the number of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) as 227 people tested positive in 24 hours, taking the country’s total to 1,251 with 32 deaths. However, 102 people have been cured. The Union Health Ministry in its updated report said that 32 deaths have been […]

COVID-19 death toll in India mounts to 77, total number of cases to 3,374
COVID-19 death toll in India soars to 25, number of cases edging close to 1,000

New Delhi: With fresh deaths in six states, the death toll from COVID-19 climbed to 25 and the total number of cases to 979 on Sunday, according to the Union Health Ministry. The ministry reported one death each from Delhi, Gurjarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra and Telengana. In its updated data at 10 a.m.,the ministry said […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Digital India Faces Biggest Challenge

New Delhi: With the goal of enhancing digital infrastructure, deploying e-governance and e-services and make the nation digitally empowered, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched Digital India. But, amid the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 disease in the country, the initiative faces the biggest challenge. COVID-19 lockdown has created an unprecedented situation. […]

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ICMR Warns Against COVID-19 Tests On Suspicion, Hydroxychloroquine Sans Prescription

New Delhi: A senior scientist of the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) warned people against conducting COVID-19 tests on suspicion and using hydroxychloroquine against coronavirus without medical prescription. Speaking to the media at a press conference, Raman Gangakhedkar (scientist) said, “Do not go for COVID-19 test just on suspicion or consume hydroxychloroquine medicine without […]

Coronavirus: Indian Railways cancels all passenger, express trains till March 31

In view of the increasing number of coronavirus patients in the country, the national transporter on Sunday announced stopping all the trains, except the goods trains, till March 31. Rajesh Dutt Bajpai, Executive Director, Ministry of Railways, in a statement said, “No train except goods train will be run up to midnight hrs of March […]

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Coronavirus: Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor booked for negligence

Lucknow: The UP police have booked singer Kanika Kapoor for negligence and committing acts that are likely to spread disease dangerous to life after she attended at least three gatherings in Lucknow, including a party where political leaders were present, and tested positive for the new coronavirus, an official said. The FIR was registered at […]

Italian COVID-19 patient, who was cured, dies

Jaipur: The Italian COVID-19 patient, Andrey Carly (69 years), who tested negative in Rajasthan after being given medical treatment here, died on Friday due to heart attack, confirmed health officials here on Friday. Andrey was admitted in the isolation ward of the SMS hospital on February 29 and on March 2, Andrey’s report came out […]

COVID-19: UGC tells universities to postpone exams, suspend evaluation work

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) directed all universities and affiliated colleges on Thursday to postpone examinations till March-end due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The evaluation work will be suspended during the period too. “All universities and affiliated colleges should postpone exams till March 31 and suspend evaluation work. Further schedule should be […]

Coronavirus Effect: Railways cancels 168 pairs of trains
Coronavirus Effect: Railways cancels 168 trains

New Delhi: Railways on Thursday cancelled 84 trains, which will not operate between March 20 and March 31, in view of low occupancy and the novel coronavirus pandemic, officials said. With this, the total number of cancelled trains has climbed to 168. Railway officials said the trains were identified last night and the decision will […]

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Coronavirus Outbreak: CISCE Postpones ICSE, ISC 2020 Examinations Till March 31

Bhubaneswar: After CBSE, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Thursday decided to postpone all the ICSE and ISC 2020 examinations scheduled to be conducted between March 19 and 31 in view of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The ICSE examination was scheduled to end on March 30 and ISC exam on March […]

Human Sagar apologises for coronavirus song
Ollywood Singer Humane Sagar Apologises For ‘Jhia Nuhe Tu Coronavirus’ Song

Bhubaneswar: Popular Odia singer and BJD leader Humane Sagar courted a controversy after lending his voice to a song ‘Jhia Nuhe Tu Coronavirus’, the lyrics of which seem to be purely unwarranted at a time when millions are fighting the global pandemic, COVID-19. The reference to women/girls as coronavirus has led to a backlash not […]

Army jawan in Leh tests positive for coronavirus, cases climbs to 147 in country
First COVID-19 Case In Indian Army As Jawan Tests Positive, Cases Climb To 147 In Country

New Delhi: A 34-year-old soldier has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Leh, Army sources said on Wednesday. This is the first COVID-19 case in the armed forces. The soldier, a resident of Chuhot village in Leh, came in contact with his father who had already contracted the infection. His father had returned from a […]

Column: Cashing In On People’s Misery

By Sandeep Sahu For others, a disaster is something to dread. But for them, it is an opportunity of a lifetime to make a fast buck by cashing in on the people’s fear, misery and helplessness during times of calamity. We have seen it during the Super Cyclone in 1999, the worst natural calamity to […]

COVID19 community spread fear makes Centre prod Odisha to invoke Disaster & Epidemic Act

Bhubaneswar: Fearing that novel coronavirus may acquire the level of community transmission in the country, the Centre on Thursday had asked all states to invoke the Indian Epidemic Diseases Act 1897. And Odisha government followed suit by doing so on Friday. And taking a cue from Centre, where the Union Home Ministry has on Thursday […]

Telangana's Lone Coronavirus Patient Discharged From Hospital

Hyderabad: A software engineer, who was tested positive for COVID-19 early this month, was discharged from government-run Gandhi Hospital on Friday. Doctors said the 24-year-old was allowed to go home as he had fully recovered. However, he has been advised for strict home isolation for two weeks. The techie, the lone COVID-19 positive case from […]

Coronavirus In India: Country Reports First Death, Total Positive Cases 72

New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging Indians not to panic, but stay vigilant to keep the coronavirus at bay, Thursday saw India withdrawing into a shell and fortifying its walls against the virus. It also witnessed first coronavirus death in Karnataka. A 76-year-old man, who had returned to Karnataka from Saudi Arabia about […]