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Early signs of COVID cases plateauing but needs to be observed, says Centre
India

Early signs of COVID cases plateauing but needs to be observed, says Centre

Stressing the need to continue with precautions to curb the surge in infections, it noted that Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan were recording a high number of COVID cases

India reports over 2.8 lakh new COVID-19 cases; active caseload crosses 18 lakh
India

India reports over 2.8 lakh new COVID-19 cases; active caseload crosses 18 lakh

India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,79,01,241, which includes 8,961 cases of the Omicron variant, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

Delhi logs 21,259 fresh COVID cases, 23 deaths; restaurant owners seek review of dine-in decision
India

Delhi logs 21,259 fresh COVID cases, 23 deaths; restaurant owners seek review of dine-in decision

Owners said it is an 'injustice' that restaurants and bars in the city are being closed when roadside eateries are open and Metro trains and buses are running at full capacity

After curbs on restaurants, now Delhi orders WFH for private offices; Kejriwal rules out lockdown
India

After curbs on restaurants, now Delhi orders WFH for private offices; Kejriwal rules out lockdown

The new measures come after the National Capital logged 17 more deaths due to COVID-19 and 19,166 infections in a day

Jab, jab, jab: Healthcare, frontline workers, seniors line up for third COVID-19 vaccine dose
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Jab, jab, jab: Healthcare, frontline workers, seniors line up for third COVID-19 vaccine dose

India on Monday started administering the 'precautionary' vaccine jab as the country witnesses an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases infections, driven by the Omicron variant

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

COVID-19: India records 90,000 fresh cases, 56% higher than Wednesday; Omicron spreads but hospitalisation still low
India

COVID-19: India records 90,000 fresh cases, 56% higher than Wednesday; Omicron spreads but hospitalisation still low

The daily count reported today is at least 56 percent higher than yesterday when 58,097 cases were recorded. With this, the overall caseload rose to 3,51,09,286, while the toll climbed to 4,82,876

Serum Institute of India applies to Indian authorities for full market authorisation of Covishield
India

Serum Institute of India applies to Indian authorities for full market authorisation of Covishield

SII had partnered with the developer of Covishield, AstraZeneca, for the supply of the vaccine to the Indian government, which had in January this year granted emergency use authorisation in the country.

Over 148.37 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states and UTs so far, says Centre
India

Over 148.37 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states and UTs so far, says Centre

The health ministry said more than 17.72 crores (17,72,05,206) balance and unutilised coronavirus vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered

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
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

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

India clocks 7,774 COVID-19 infections, 366 deaths; active case lowest in 560 days
India

India clocks 7,774 COVID-19 infections, 366 deaths; active case lowest in 560 days

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 132.93 crore

Amid Omicron threat, maintain strict vigil with focussed district level measures: Centre to states
India

Amid Omicron threat, maintain strict vigil with focussed district level measures: Centre to states

The COVID-19 positivity rate has been more than 10 percent in eight districts in Mizoram, Kerala and Sikkim in the last two weeks, said Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan

Omicron variant in India: Maharashtra reports seven new cases; India's tally rises to 32
India

Omicron variant in India: Maharashtra reports seven new cases; India's tally rises to 32

Of the seven new cases, three are from Mumbai and four from Pimpri Chinchwad, the state health department said on Friday

India's records 8,503 new COVID-19 infections, 624 deaths; national recovery rate at 98.36%
India

India's records 8,503 new COVID-19 infections, 624 deaths; national recovery rate at 98.36%

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 131.18 crore

India records 8,439 new COVID-19 cases, 195 deaths; daily positivity rate at 0.70%
India

India records 8,439 new COVID-19 cases, 195 deaths; daily positivity rate at 0.70%

The cumulative number of doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 129.54 crore