Schools partially reopen in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Uttarakhand; India's COVID-19 tally crosses 82 lakh
However, attendance was low in Andhra Pradesh and Uttarakhand schools as parents remained reluctant to send their children to schools amid fears over virus transmission, as per reports.
Active COVID-19 cases below 6 lakh for third day, says Centre; Covaxin launch in Q2 of 2021, says Bharat Biotech
The total caseload in the country rose to 81,84,082, the toll touched 1,22,111 and the recovery rate surged to 91.54 percent, said the ministry in its morning update.
The fall in daily cases has come amid allegations of "many state governments controlling COVID-19 testing to show reduced numbers of cases"
Mizoram records first COVID-19 fatality as India tally nears 80 lakh; active cases below 7 lakh for sixth day
Meanwhile, the Delhi government announced that schools will remain closed till further orders, and the DGCA extended the suspension of international passenger flights till 30 November
India's COVID-19 cases remain below 55,000 for third consecutive day; 578 deaths recorded in 24 hours
There are 6,68,154 active COVID-19 cases in the country which comprise 8.50 percent of the total caseload, the data stated.
Delaying COVID-19 peak was important, says govt-appointed panel chief Prof M Vidyasagar as India bends curve
Staying the course would lead to a steady reduction in cases, while any departure in terms of slackening safety protocols would disturb this trend, the professor who chaired a panel of experts that worked on India’s COVID-19 “supermodel”, warns
Maharashtra caps prices of masks, Calcutta HC modifies Durga Puja order; COVID-19 tally at 76.50 lakh
The ministry said that 78 percent of the 54,044 new cases of COVID-19 registered in a span of 24 hours are concentrated in ten states and Union Territories
Mumbai local trains to allow women travellers from today; Centre mulls removing plasma therapy as treatment
Currently only those engaged in frontline duties and falling in the essential staff category of the Maharashtra government are allowed to travel in the local trains run by Central Railway and Western Railway
While theatres and multiplexes will remain closed in states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Chhattisgarh, they will open this week in several places, including Delhi and parts of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, with stringent dos and don'ts.
Vardhan also informed that expert groups are working towards formulating a plan to distribute the vaccines in the country, how to decide the first recipients as well as strengthen the cold chain facilities in the country for vaccine storage
Soumitra Chatterjee was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata on 6 October after he tested positive for coronavirus.
In the fifth episode of 'Sunday Samvaad', the health minister also said the decision on emergency use authorisation for vaccines against the virus will depend on results of the clinical trials
The country's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 70,53,806 with 74,383 infections being reported in the past 24 hours
Kerala says low COVID-19 mortality is 'silver lining' as daily cases cross 10k; India's tally nears 70 lakh
Doctors in West Bengl say people's "careless attitude" in wearing masks and following health safety norms in public places is leading to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in West Bengal
Centre launches mass COVID-19 awareness drive; India's tally crosses 68 lakh, Delhi surpasses 3 lakh cases
The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients also climbed to 85.25 percent as 58,27,704 persons have recuperated from the infection so far, the Union health ministry said.
PM to launch COVID-19 appropriate behaviour campaign, Delhi cinemas to reopen 15 Oct; India's tally crosses 67.5 lakh
Total cases rose to 67,57,131 with 72,049 new cases recorded in the 24 hours, while the recovery rate climbed to 85.02 percent with 57,44,693 people having recuperated from the infection so far.
As per the new guidelines, organisers will be required to provide adequate area for an event along with a detailed site map of the venue and proper markings to maintain social distancing
Centre releases guidelines for reopening schools, India’s tally crosses 66 lakh; 1 in 10 may have COVID, says WHO
The Ministry of Education released guidelines for reopening schools in a graded manner from 15 October. It said that students will attend schools only with the written consent of parents and attendance norms will be flexible.
Reports of Tamannaah Bhatia contracting the coronavirus come a month after her parents' diagnosis.
Coronavirus Updates: Jharkhand's minority welfare minister Haji Hussain Ansari dies of COVID-19, say reports
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The PTI report added that he had been undergoing treatment for the infection when he passed away