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India logs 6,594 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours; active cases rise to 50,548
India

India logs 6,594 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours; active cases rise to 50,548

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.05 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 2.32 per cent, according to the health ministry

India logs 2,828 new COVID-19 infections, active cases rise to 17,087
India

India logs 2,828 new COVID-19 infections, active cases rise to 17,087

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.60 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was 0.56 per cent, according to the health ministry

COVID-19: India reports 1,088 new cases, 26 deaths in last 24 hrs; recovery rate at 98.7%
India

COVID-19: India reports 1,088 new cases, 26 deaths in last 24 hrs; recovery rate at 98.7%

The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said.

Delhi's daily COVID-19 cases likely to go down by 4,000-5,000 than 16 January says Satyendar Jain
India

Delhi's daily COVID-19 cases likely to go down by 4,000-5,000 than 16 January says Satyendar Jain

The health minister said that coronavirus infections in the city have been reducing and Monday will be the fourth straight day when the number of cases will be lesser than the cases reported on the previous day

India logs 1.6 lakh new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours; Omicron tally rises to 4,461
India

India logs 1.6 lakh new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours; Omicron tally rises to 4,461

The active COVID-19 cases rose to 8,21,446, the highest in 208 days, while the toll climbed to 4,84,213 with 277 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

France opts for third COVID-19 booster shots, not lockdown, to fight new wave of infections
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France opts for third COVID-19 booster shots, not lockdown, to fight new wave of infections

The country in the last few days has seen a spike in daily new cases rising above the 30,000 mark, and virus-related hospitalisations and deaths soaring

India registers record 3,79,257 COVID-19 cases, 3,645 deaths in a day
India

India registers record 3,79,257 COVID-19 cases, 3,645 deaths in a day

The active caseload in the country increased to 30,84,814 on Thursday comprising 16.79% of total infections, said the health ministry

Delhi makes negative COVID-19 report mandatory for travellers arriving from five states
India

Delhi makes negative COVID-19 report mandatory for travellers arriving from five states

People arriving from Maharashtra Kerala, Chhattisgarh, MP and Punjab will have to show a negative RT-PCR test from 27 February to 15 March

India's COVID-19 tally over 66.85 lakh with 61,267 new infections; recovery rate rises to 84.7%
India

India's COVID-19 tally over 66.85 lakh with 61,267 new infections; recovery rate rises to 84.7%

The COVID-19 toll climbed to 1,03,569 on Tuesday with 884 people succumbing to the disease in last 24 hours, said the health ministry

COVID-19 pandemic: After Oppo and Vivo, Nokia suspends production as employees test positive post-easing of lockdown measures
Business

COVID-19 pandemic: After Oppo and Vivo, Nokia suspends production as employees test positive post-easing of lockdown measures

NOkia said it had already implemented measures such as social distancing and changes to canteen facilities.

Sensex plunges over 800 points, Nifty slumps 227 points in early trade as economic package fails to impress
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Sensex plunges over 800 points, Nifty slumps 227 points in early trade as economic package fails to impress

After hitting a low of 30,265.67, the Sensex was trading 731.91 points or 2.35 percent lower at 30,365.82. Similarly, NSE Nifty slumped 226.90 points, or 2.48 percent, to 8,909.95.

Crude prices inch higher on US stockpile drop, but bleak outlook caps gains as virus pandemic crushes fuel demand
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Crude prices inch higher on US stockpile drop, but bleak outlook caps gains as virus pandemic crushes fuel demand

A drop in US crude inventories provided some support to prices early in the trading session,

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex surges 637 points, Nifty above 9,350; Axis Bank zooms over 7%, Ultra Cement among top gainers
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Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex surges 637 points, Nifty above 9,350; Axis Bank zooms over 7%, Ultra Cement among top gainers

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex surges 637 points, Nifty above 9,350; Axis Bank zooms over 7%, Ultra Cement among top gainers

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex falls 190 points, Nifty below 9,200-mark; Reliance Industries, Asian Paints among top losers
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Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex falls 190 points, Nifty below 9,200-mark; Reliance Industries, Asian Paints among top losers

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex falls 190 points, Nifty below 9,200-mark; Reliance Industries, Asian Paints among top losers

Lockdown 3.0: From laptops to apparels, people place orders online for non-essential items; staff crunch may delay deliveries
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Lockdown 3.0: From laptops to apparels, people place orders online for non-essential items; staff crunch may delay deliveries

From laptops to apparels, people logged on to e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Paytm Mall and Snapdeal on Monday to place orders for non-essential items

Implement 'Work from Home' policy to curb spread of virus infections, advises government to companies
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Implement 'Work from Home' policy to curb spread of virus infections, advises government to companies

Companies have been strongly advised to put in place an immediate plan to implement the 'Work from Home' policy as a temporary measure till 31 March.

Dollar shines as investors scramble for world's most liquid currency amid deepening panic about coronavirus
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Dollar shines as investors scramble for world's most liquid currency amid deepening panic about coronavirus

The dollar held gains against most currencies after a blowout in swap spreads showed investors are facing a shortage of dollars as equity markets plunged on fears about the economic impact of the flu-like virus

Wall Street accelerates backup plans as coronavirus gets closer to home; offices testing secondary centres, systems if condition worsens
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Wall Street accelerates backup plans as coronavirus gets closer to home; offices testing secondary centres, systems if condition worsens

JPMorgan, Citigroup Inc, Wells Fargo & Co and Goldman Sachs have restricted all non-essential international travel for employees on account of coronavirus, starting with JPMorgan late last week

Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Nomura among banks curbing trips to Italy on fears over coronavirus outbreak: Report
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Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Nomura among banks curbing trips to Italy on fears over coronavirus outbreak: Report

The curbs come as coronavirus infections have soared across northern Italy over the past few days, causing seven deaths and more than 200 cases.