Coronavirus Outbreak In India

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COVID-19 news: Centre warns of reinstating curbs, calls crowds in hill stations 'frightening'; India logs 34,703 new cases
India

COVID-19 news: Centre warns of reinstating curbs, calls crowds in hill stations 'frightening'; India logs 34,703 new cases

The government said violations of COVID-19 protocols will lead to a further increase in infections as it stressed on wearing of masks and maintaining physical distancing

Coronavirus News Updates: Mumbai logs 733 fresh COVID-19 cases, 650 recoveries; doubling rate at 726 days
India

Coronavirus News Updates: Mumbai logs 733 fresh COVID-19 cases, 650 recoveries; doubling rate at 726 days

Coronavirus LIVE News Updates: A total of 650 patients were discharged during the day, taking the count of recoveries in Mumbai so far to 6,88,990, it said, adding the city is now left with 14,809 active cases

Coronavirus News Updates: Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally increases by 9,798, toll by 198; Mumbai adds 758 new cases
India

Coronavirus News Updates: Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally increases by 9,798, toll by 198; Mumbai adds 758 new cases

Coronavirus News Updates: Of the new fatalities, 133 occurred in the last 48 hours while 65 took place in the last week. Another 450 deaths which had taken place earlier were added after reconciliation of records. The toll went up by 648

COVID-19 updates: Punjab, Jharkhand ease curbs; Central panel confirms first death due to vaccination
India

COVID-19 updates: Punjab, Jharkhand ease curbs; Central panel confirms first death due to vaccination

The National AEFI Committee however said that all benefits of vaccination are overwhelmingly greater than the small risk of harm

Coronavirus LIVE News Updates: UP reduces night curfew from next week; restaurants, malls allowed at 50% capacity
India

Coronavirus LIVE News Updates: UP reduces night curfew from next week; restaurants, malls allowed at 50% capacity

Coronavirus LIVE News Updates: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to give relaxation of two more hours during the night 'corona curfew' across the state from 21 June with the improvement in the COVID-19 situation. From next Monday, the night curfew hours will be effective from 9 pm to 7 am. So far, the restrictions were effective from 7 pm to 7 am the following day

Pfizer, Centre working together for earliest possible import of vaccines: NITI Aayog
India

Pfizer, Centre working together for earliest possible import of vaccines: NITI Aayog

VK Paul, the head of India's COVID-19 task force, refuted the notion that the Centre is not doing enough to ramp-up vaccine production

India's COVID-19 crisis: US has provided over $500mn of relief aid till now, says White House
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India's COVID-19 crisis: US has provided over $500mn of relief aid till now, says White House

The Biden administration has sent seven air shipments, including oxygen supplies, 95 masks, rapid diagnostic tests and medicine, said White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki

India must impose lockdown for few weeks to break chain of COVID-19 transmission, says Anthony Fauci
India

India must impose lockdown for few weeks to break chain of COVID-19 transmission, says Anthony Fauci

Top US public health expert also recommended taking the help of the armed forces to immediately build makeshift field hospitals

Endless funerals, people pleading for oxygen; India must etch horrors of COVID-19 in its memory, writes TM Krishna
India

Endless funerals, people pleading for oxygen; India must etch horrors of COVID-19 in its memory, writes TM Krishna

We are facing our worst moment in modern history, struggling to stay afloat. If we do not show courage and honesty to speak for justice now, we may never be able to recover compassion.

FirstAct: Watch 11:11, a physical theatre performance on virtual reality therapy that devises new corporeal expression
Lifestyle

FirstAct: Watch 11:11, a physical theatre performance on virtual reality therapy that devises new corporeal expression

Through '11:11', the creators aim at exploring how the VR ‘in-world' works in opposition to the actual world in which the subject is effectively rendered blind by their headset.

FirstAct: In '11:11', an experimental performance that explores virtual reality as a therapeutic aid
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FirstAct: In '11:11', an experimental performance that explores virtual reality as a therapeutic aid

Captured on camera in a single take, 11:11 is a response to the growing disaffection induced by the pandemic in a year that has pushed us online with a vengeance.

Maharashtra reports highest-ever COVID spike, accounts for 74% of active cases; 10 states show upward trend
India

Maharashtra reports highest-ever COVID spike, accounts for 74% of active cases; 10 states show upward trend

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 5.46 crore with 15,20,111 doses being given till Thursday evening, the Union Health Ministry said

India reports 14,545 new COVID-19 infections taking total over 1.06 cr; active cases below 1.89 lakh
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India reports 14,545 new COVID-19 infections taking total over 1.06 cr; active cases below 1.89 lakh

The COVID-19 toll as of Friday stands at 1,53,032 with 163 fatalities reported in the past 24 hours, said the Union health ministry

India records 16,946 new COVID-19 infections, 198 deaths in past 24 hrs; over 1.05 cr cases so far
Health

India records 16,946 new COVID-19 infections, 198 deaths in past 24 hrs; over 1.05 cr cases so far

The number of people who have recuperated from the novel coronavirus has surged to 1,01,46,763, pushing the national COVID-19 recovery rate to 96.52 percent

FirstAct: Watch Star Light, a play about friendship, love, and the miracles that human relationships often are
Arts & Culture

FirstAct: Watch Star Light, a play about friendship, love, and the miracles that human relationships often are

Star Light is a story of love and friendship blossoming in the warmth of Christmas.

FirstAct: In 'Star Light', a story of love and friendship blossoming in the joy and warmth of Christmas
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FirstAct: In 'Star Light', a story of love and friendship blossoming in the joy and warmth of Christmas

Alienstar Collective Theatre's (ACT) Star Light is the story of Aarya and Vinayak, two seemingly opposite individuals who evolve from being strangers to friends, to maybe even something more.

India records 22,065 new infections, lowest daily count in over 5 months; tally over 99.06 lakh
India

India records 22,065 new infections, lowest daily count in over 5 months; tally over 99.06 lakh

The toll due to the coronavirus infection reached 1,43,709 on Tuesday with 354 new deaths. India's active COVID-19 cases remained below four lakh

India's active COVID-19 cases drop below 4.23 lakh; 35,551 new patients test positive
India

India's active COVID-19 cases drop below 4.23 lakh; 35,551 new patients test positive

More than 89.73 lakh people have been cured of the novel coronavirus so far, taking the national recovery rate to 94.11%, said the health ministry

India reports 38,617 COVID-19 cases taking total over 89 lakh; recovery rate at 93.52%
India

India reports 38,617 COVID-19 cases taking total over 89 lakh; recovery rate at 93.52%

There are 4,46,805 active coronavirus cases in the country which comprises 5.01 percent of the total caseload, said the health ministry on Wednesday

FirstAct: Watch Between the Banks, a performative theatre production on Manipur's tryst with developmental discrepancies
Arts & Culture

FirstAct: Watch Between the Banks, a performative theatre production on Manipur's tryst with developmental discrepancies

'Between the Banks' is a physical performance embodying Manipur's infrastructural irregularities and their repercussions.