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India's COVID-19 daily positivity rate drops to 15.88%; 2.51 lakh new cases recorded
India

India's COVID-19 daily positivity rate drops to 15.88%; 2.51 lakh new cases recorded

As per the Union health ministry, India's active caseload mounted to 21,05,611, which is 5.18 per cent of the total coronavirus cases reported so far

India logs 2,55,874 new COVID-19 cases, positivity rate dips; toll climbs to 4.9 lakh
India

India logs 2,55,874 new COVID-19 cases, positivity rate dips; toll climbs to 4.9 lakh

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 15.52 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 17.17 per cent, according to the health ministry.

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

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

Omicron News Updates: Schools across Maharashtra to reopen for all classes from 24 Jan, says Varsha Gaikwad
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Omicron News Updates: Schools across Maharashtra to reopen for all classes from 24 Jan, says Varsha Gaikwad

Omicron News LIVE Updates: The decision comes in the wake of cases rising across the state, 43,697 cases on Wednesday, and ebbing in the city of Mumbai

Omicron News LIVE Updates: Govt panel recommends market approval for Covaxin, Covishield but with conditions
India

Omicron News LIVE Updates: Govt panel recommends market approval for Covaxin, Covishield but with conditions

Omicron News LIVE Updates: The recommendations will be sent to the Drugs Controller General of India for final approval. Covishield and Covaxin were granted emergency use authorisation on 3 January, 2021

Supreme Court pulls up states for failing to disburse claims to COVID-19 victims' next of kin
India

Supreme Court pulls up states for failing to disburse claims to COVID-19 victims' next of kin

The apex court asked the chief secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Bihar to explain why disbursals - Rs 50,000 ex gratia for COVID-19 death - have been so few in their states

Coronavirus: Weekly case positivity in 300 districts over 5%; don't treat Omicron as common cold, says Centre
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Coronavirus: Weekly case positivity in 300 districts over 5%; don't treat Omicron as common cold, says Centre

Covid cases have been rising globally with 10 January recording the highest ever single-day rise of 31.59 lakh cases worldwide

India records 1,94,720 daily COVID-19 infections, 15.8% higher than previous day
India

India records 1,94,720 daily COVID-19 infections, 15.8% higher than previous day

The Omicron tally reached 4,868. Maharashtra has the highest number of cases (1,281) of the new variant, followed by Rajasthan

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

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

India begins new vaccine phase in COVID-19 fight, ‘precautionary doses’ for frontline workers and seniors from today: All you need to know
India

India begins new vaccine phase in COVID-19 fight, ‘precautionary doses’ for frontline workers and seniors from today: All you need to know

An estimated 1.05 crore healthcare and 1.9 crore frontline workers, and 2.75 crore co-morbid people in the 60-plus age group would be administered the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Bengal govt relaxes COVID curbs; allows salons, parlours to operate with 50% capacity
India

Bengal govt relaxes COVID curbs; allows salons, parlours to operate with 50% capacity

An official order to this effect said the owners should ensure that the staff and customers are fully vaccinated and they follow all health protocols

As COVID-19 cases rise, poll-bound Uttarakhand bans political rallies till 16 January
Politics

As COVID-19 cases rise, poll-bound Uttarakhand bans political rallies till 16 January

The Uttarakhand High Court had recently asked the Election Commission to see if poll rallies could be held virtually and if online voting was possible

India's COVID deaths figure maybe six to seven times higher than officially reported, finds study
India

India's COVID deaths figure maybe six to seven times higher than officially reported, finds study

An international team of researchers found that COVID-19 constituted 29% of deaths from June 2020 to July 2021, corresponding to 32 lakh deaths, of which 27 lakh occurred in April-July 2021

Omicron surge: Centre asks nine states, Union territories to step up COVID-19 testing
India

Omicron surge: Centre asks nine states, Union territories to step up COVID-19 testing

In the absence of sufficient testing, it is rather impossible to determine the true level of COVID-19 infection spread in the community, Additional Secretary of Union Health Ministry Arti Ahuja said in her letter dated 5 January, 2022.

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

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

Bihar becomes latest state to impose night curfew: Here's why experts say this isn't an effective tool to fight COVID-19 spread
India

Bihar becomes latest state to impose night curfew: Here's why experts say this isn't an effective tool to fight COVID-19 spread

The country is witnessing an exponential rise in coronavirus cases in the country; on Tuesday, the tally rose to over 50,000 — the highest daily tally since 19 June 2021

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

'Was always ultra-careful, yet...', says Derek O'Brien as he tests positive for COVID-19
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'Was always ultra-careful, yet...', says Derek O'Brien as he tests positive for COVID-19

The TMC MP is presently in home isolation and has requested those who have come in contact with him in the last three days to seek medical advice

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

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

IMA warns of 'massive third wave' amid Omicron threat, urges public to follow COVID-19 protocols
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IMA warns of 'massive third wave' amid Omicron threat, urges public to follow COVID-19 protocols

The medical body also urged the government to announce 'additional' doses of the jab for healthcare, frontline workers and immunocompromised individuals.