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Tag: Coronavirus India

COVID-19 Update: India Records Highest Single-Day Spike Of 29,429 Cases

New Delhi: India recorded the highest single-day spike of 29,429 coronavirus cases and 582 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 9,36,181 cases with a death total of 24,309, the Health Ministry’s data stated on Wednesday. On Tuesday, the country had crossed the grim nine lakh mark, adding over lakh cases within […]

COVID-19: With Fatality Rate Of 2.8%, India's Tally Surpasses 7-Lakh Mark

New Delhi: India on late Monday evening went past the seven lakh-mark in terms of the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases as 22,252 fresh infections were reported, taking the total number of cases in the country to 7,19,665. Also, with 467 people succumbing to the lethal virus in the last 24 hours, the country was second […]

Recovery Rate In India From Covid-19 Improves To 49.47%

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday said the recovery rate of Covid-19 positive cases has increased to 49.47 per cent and a total of 1,47,194 individuals have recovered from the deadly disease. India has become the fourth worst-affected country due to the pandemic as it added around 10,000 cases for the fourth consecutive day […]

Make Arrangements For Migrant Workers & Students From Outside States, MHA Asks States & UTs

New Delhi: The Union Home Secretary has written to all States/UTs to take immediate steps to provide adequate support, including food and shelter, to migrant agricultural labourers, industrial workers and other unorganized sector workers during the 21-day Nationwide COVID-19 lockdown. Similarly, States/UTs have been advised to take steps to ensure that students, working women from […]

Pune-based Mylab gets approval for COVID-19 test kit commercial approval

New Delhi: Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has given commercial approval to Pune-based molecular diagnostics company Mylab Discovery Solutions for its COVID-19 test kit. The test kit by the company is the first ‘Made in India’ kit to receive commercial approval from CDSCO, and is named as Mylab PathoDetect COVID-19 Qualitative PCR kit, the […]

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Rajya Sabha Polls Deferred Amid Covid-19 Outbreak, ECI Says Fresh Dates Will Be Announced

New Delhi: In the wake of the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced to defer the Rajya Sabha polls scheduled to be held on March 26. The Commission said that fresh dates will be announced later. On Februaary 25, 2020, ECI had announced elections to the Council of […]

Odisha Lockdown: Updates on coronavirus
Odisha Covid-19 Lockdown: Stray Cases Of Violation Threaten Its Effectiveness, Many Arrested

14 districts in Odisha under lockdown, but no significant impact.  Many arrested for violating lockdown rules.  If anyone doesn’t comply with the orders, authorities may press IPC charges u/s 188, 269, 270, 271. Bhubaneswar: India so far has registered over 470 positive coronavirus cases. A complete lockdown was announced in 19 States and UTs on […]

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COVID-19 Positive Cases In India Rise To 415, Govt Warns Of Legal Action Against Lockdown Violators

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The cases seem to be rising rapidly. While Monday morning, the total number of active coronavirus positive cases in India was 359, including the foreign nationals, as day progressed the Union Health Ministry said the total positive cases has reached 415, after 19 fresh cases were reported. According to data available on Health […]

Covid19 Transmission Rate: First 50 Cases In 41 Days, Now 50 Cases In 2 Days And Count Crosses 200-Mark!

Bhubaneswar: The cases of Covid-19 in India are rising fast. Seeing the pace of escalation, PM Narendra Modi in his address to the Nation gave a clarion call to all citizens for Janata Curfew the coming Sunday. The message was clear – Social distancing, not socialising, is the need of the hour. The transmission speed […]

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railway begins thermal screening of passengers in running trains

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: With the Covid-19 cases crossing the 110 mark, the Indian Railways have started screening passengers in running trains. According to an official of Railway Ministry, the national transporter officials have started the screening of passengers inside the trains in Thiruvananthapuram with the help of the Kerala government. The official said that the work […]

Odisha CM Declares Covid19 State Disaster- Edu Institutions, Cinema Halls, Pools To Stay Shut

Bhubaneswar: In view of the rapid spread of deadly coronavirus in the country, Odisha government on Friday ordered that all cinema halls and educational institutions including schools and colleges will be closed till March 31, 2020. The government also announced shutting down of all the public swimming pools in the State till March 31 in […]