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Delhi: Containment zones go up from less than 1,000 to nearly 24,000 in past fortnight
India

Delhi: Containment zones go up from less than 1,000 to nearly 24,000 in past fortnight

There were 800 containment zones in the national capital on 30 December, 2020. According to the latest official figures, the number rose to 23,997 by mid-January.

India logs less than 20,000 new daily COVID-19 cases, lowest in 201 days; recovery rate at 97.8%
India

India logs less than 20,000 new daily COVID-19 cases, lowest in 201 days; recovery rate at 97.8%

This took the country's COVID-19 tally to 3,36,97,581, while the number of active cases declined to 2,92,206, the lowest in 192 days, according to the Union health ministry.

India reports 32,937 fresh COVID-19 cases, 417 deaths; Union health minister arrives in Kerala to review situation
India

India reports 32,937 fresh COVID-19 cases, 417 deaths; Union health minister arrives in Kerala to review situation

India's toll rose to 4,31,642 while total caseload is now at 3,22,25,513. The number of active cases declined by 3,389 to 3,81,947, while 3,14,11,924 patients have recovered from the disease

BJP's COVID-19 vaccine promise in Bihar causes stir; Oxford says trial to continue after death of volunteer
India

BJP's COVID-19 vaccine promise in Bihar causes stir; Oxford says trial to continue after death of volunteer

Active cases of COVID-19 in India have remained below 10 percent of the total caseload for the last three days suggesting that only 1 in 10 cases are active coronavirus patients

How Uddhav Thackeray's govt implements lessons of war against coronavirus outbreak will be real test of his leadership
Opinion

How Uddhav Thackeray's govt implements lessons of war against coronavirus outbreak will be real test of his leadership

Let the government learn instructive lessons and hold on to this experience of the war against the coronavirus. That will be the real test of Uddhav Thackeray’s statesmanship and his true legacy to the state.