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India reports 2,827 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs; active infections dip to 19,067
India

India reports 2,827 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs; active infections dip to 19,067

The coronavirus death toll climbed to 5,24,181 with 24 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated

India logs 1,233 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths in last 24 hrs; active infections dip to 14,704
India

India logs 1,233 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths in last 24 hrs; active infections dip to 14,704

A reduction of 674 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Panic buying in Shanghai as half of city in lockdown due to surge in COVID-19 cases
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Panic buying in Shanghai as half of city in lockdown due to surge in COVID-19 cases

In a bid to keep Shanghai's economy running, authorities have avoided the hard lockdowns regularly deployed in other Chinese cities, instead opting for rolling, localised restrictions.

Shanghai warns against 'panic' as COVID-19 cases mount in China
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Shanghai warns against 'panic' as COVID-19 cases mount in China

Shanghai authorities have called for calm as worried citizens swamped online grocery platforms to stock up on food over fears of impending lockdowns

Is omicron leading us closer to herd immunity against COVID?
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Is omicron leading us closer to herd immunity against COVID?

Herd immunity is when enough of a population is immune to a virus that it's hard for the germ to spread to those who aren't protected by vaccination or a prior infection

Those unvaccinated can have a severe form of COVID-19 after Omicron infection, says WHO expert amid rising cases
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Those unvaccinated can have a severe form of COVID-19 after Omicron infection, says WHO expert amid rising cases

Maria van Kerkhove, the health agency's technical lead on coronavirus, said that the surge of infections across the world is putting a significant burden on health care systems which are already severely overburdened

Scientists develop new COVID diagnosis test using X-rays: Will it replace RT-PCR testing?
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Scientists develop new COVID diagnosis test using X-rays: Will it replace RT-PCR testing?

Experts who have designed this new method — using X-ray technology with Artificial Intelligence — say it is 98 per cent accurate and quicker than the conventional tests

India reports 2.68 lakh cases, positivity rate rises to 16.6%; Omicron tally now at 6,041
India

India reports 2.68 lakh cases, positivity rate rises to 16.6%; Omicron tally now at 6,041

With 402 more deaths, the number of people who have succumbed to the viral disease has risen to 4,85,752. The case fatality rate was 1.32 per cent.

Three Delhi jails turn into COVID-19 hotspots; 46 inmates and 43 staffers test positive for the virus
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Three Delhi jails turn into COVID-19 hotspots; 46 inmates and 43 staffers test positive for the virus

The total number of prisoners in all the three jails of Delhi Prisons as of 7 January was 18,528. Tihar has a maximum of 12,669 inmates, Mandoli 4,018 and Rohini 1,841

Centre revises guidelines for mild, asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, reduces home isolation period to 7 from 10 days
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Centre revises guidelines for mild, asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, reduces home isolation period to 7 from 10 days

The change in the rules issued by the Centre comes at a time when the country recorded 58,097 new cases of COVID-19, the highest in around 199 days

COVID-19 case counts may be losing importance amid Omicron variant threat
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COVID-19 case counts may be losing importance amid Omicron variant threat

Ali Mokdad, a professor of health metrics sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, said that for each new infection detected, the US is missing two cases.

Actor John Abraham and wife Priya Runchal test positive for COVID-19
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Actor John Abraham and wife Priya Runchal test positive for COVID-19

John Abraham and his wife Priya Runchal tested positive for coronavirus on Monday

From 350 to 961: India’s Omicron tally rises by over 600 cases in just six days
India

From 350 to 961: India’s Omicron tally rises by over 600 cases in just six days

The country is seeing a substantial rise in coronavirus infections owing to the new COVID-19 variant; it recorded 13,154 new cases in 24 hours, as opposed to 6,358 a day before

COVID-19: BMC bans New Year celebration parties, gatherings in closed or open spaces
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COVID-19: BMC bans New Year celebration parties, gatherings in closed or open spaces

Mumbai municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal issued an order to this effect late Friday evening.

India logs 6,563 new COVID-19 infections, 132 deaths; active cases lowest in 572 days
India

India logs 6,563 new COVID-19 infections, 132 deaths; active cases lowest in 572 days

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been recorded below 15,000 for the last 53 days now

India reports 7,081 fresh coronavirus infections, 264 deaths in a day
India

India reports 7,081 fresh coronavirus infections, 264 deaths in a day

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 137.46 crores

India likely to witness Omicron peak by February-end; to be less severe than second wave, says COVID-19 supermodel panel
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India likely to witness Omicron peak by February-end; to be less severe than second wave, says COVID-19 supermodel panel

Members of the panel also added that the Omicron-driven spike in COVID-19 cases in UK is irrelevant to India as the former has low sero-positivity and uses mostly mRNA vaccines that seem to offer protection only for a short duration

India's reports 7,974 new COVID-19 infections; active caseload down to 87,245
India

India's reports 7,974 new COVID-19 infections; active caseload down to 87,245

A decline of 317 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours

How to make a child or school going kid virus aware
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How to make a child or school going kid virus aware

A few questions can be discussed and explained to the children so that they are aware of the virus and the current situation

India reports 7,350 new COVID-19 cases, 202 deaths in last 24 hours
India

India reports 7,350 new COVID-19 cases, 202 deaths in last 24 hours

India's coronavirus tally rose to 3,46,97,860 with 7,350 people testing positive for the infection in a day