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Bihar, Manipur to vote amid COVID-19 pandemic; daily recoveries exceed fresh cases for fifth week, says Centre
Meanwhile, Karnataka joined the list of states that have banned firecrackers during Diwali in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, as experts raise concerns about pollution in the air causing risk to patients
COVID-19 surges in UP districts adjoining Delhi as Govt of NCT battles third wave; UGC issues SOPs to reopen varsities
Meanwhile, the Civil Aviation Ministry said that the cap on the number of domestic flights that Indian airlines are permitted to operate would be increased to 70-75% of their pre-COVID levels as passenger traffic surges
England mulls fresh lockdown, Slovakia to test entire population as second wave of COVID-19 sweeps Europe
COVID-19-related hospitalisations have hit record numbers in at least 14 European countries this week, according to AFP data
The fall in daily cases has come amid allegations of "many state governments controlling COVID-19 testing to show reduced numbers of cases"
COVID-19 cases may increase in winter, Feluda test rollout expected soon, says Centre; tally crosses 70 lakh
The Union health ministry also said that the single-day spike in deaths in the country has remained less than 1,000 for eight consecutive days
Delhi past peak of second coronavirus wave, situation controlled to large extend, says Arvind Kejriwal
The Delhi government exponentially increased the tests to detect the infection and 10,000 beds are now unoccupied in hospitals, the chief minister claimed
India's COVID-19 tally crosses 65 lakh, 75,829 new cases in 24 hrs; aim to vaccinate 25 crore by July, says Harsh Vardhan
The Centre estimates to receive and utilise 40-50 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine covering 20-25 crore people by July next year, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said
Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally crosses 13.39 lakh as 18,056 test positive; toll now 35,571
Coronavirus Updates:Maharashtra recorded 18,056 new coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, which pushed the state's overall tally to 13,39,232, the state health department said. With the death of 380 patients during the day, the toll reached 35,571, it said.
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The Serum Institute of India (SII) on Saturday said, "Once DCGI (Drugs Controller General of India) gives us permission to restart the trials in India, we will resume the trials."
India sets global record with 95,735 COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs, tally crosses 44 lakh; SII pauses vaccine trials
Meanwhile, Delhi reported 4,308 fresh coronavirus cases on Thursday, the highest single-day spike so far, as a record 58,340 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours
Coronavirus Updates: Ahead of West Bengal Assembly's Monsoon session, eight, including two staff and four cops, test positive
Coronavirus Updates: A total of 467 persons were tested at a temporary testing centre on Tuesday. The House will be in session only on 9 September as opposed to the two days proposed earlier
India among nations with 'lowest per mn' COVID-19 cases, says Centre as record 83,883 test positive in 24 hrs
As per the global database maintained by the John Hopkins University, India has been reporting the highest number of daily cases since 2 August
Anil Baijal also recommended testing at the points of entry into the National Capital, and at major construction sites
Coronavirus Updates: No lockdown in Odisha for 12 days in September to aid JEE, NEET examinees, says govt
Coronavirus Updates: Odisha chief Secretary AK Tripathy had on Friday announced that the state government will provide free transport and accommodation to students appearing in the examinations
Delhi govt to start 'aggressive' contact tracing, increase COVID-19 testing via network of 300 clinics, hospitals
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said the recent increase in COVID-19 cases was due to patients from outside seeking treatment in the National Capital, return of migrants who left during lockdown as well as increased testing
Coronavirus Updates: NEET, JEE to be held as per schedule, says NTA amid demands for postponing exams
Coronavirus Updates: While the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) is scheduled from 1-6 September, the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) is planned on 13 September
Coronavirus Updates: A tally based on figures provided by states and Union Territories on Saturday showed the countrywide caseload at 30,37,657 and toll at 56,762
In Punjab, the prevalence of COVID-19 antibodies was highest at 40 percent in Amritsar district, followed by 35.6 percent in Ludhiana, and 33.2 percent in SAS Nagar
Currently, the gold standard test for COVID-19 in suspected patients is an RT-PCR test which is expensive and time-consuming