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India's sees lowest number of COVID-19 deaths in over 8 months, caseload rises to 1.06 core
India

India's sees lowest number of COVID-19 deaths in over 8 months, caseload rises to 1.06 core

The country reported 13,203 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the overall count to 1,06,67,736 and the toll rose by 131 to 1,53,470

Coronavirus Vaccine India updates: 10,500 people receive jab in Gujarat, around 6,000 didn't turn up, say authorities
India

Coronavirus Vaccine India updates: 10,500 people receive jab in Gujarat, around 6,000 didn't turn up, say authorities

Coronavirus Vaccine India LIVE updates: Gujarat authorities said day one of the COVID-19 inoculation drive went smoothly in the state with around 10,500 healthcare workers — against expected 16,000 — receiving the vaccine dose

Coronavirus Updates: Jharkhand's minority welfare minister Haji Hussain Ansari dies of COVID-19, say reports
India

Coronavirus Updates: Jharkhand's minority welfare minister Haji Hussain Ansari dies of COVID-19, say reports

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The PTI report added that he had been undergoing treatment for the infection when he passed away

Coronavirus Updates: Assam reports 1,123 new cases in 24 hrs; positivity rate at 4.58%, says health minister
India

Coronavirus Updates: Assam reports 1,123 new cases in 24 hrs; positivity rate at 4.58%, says health minister

Coronavirus Updates: Assam has 18,098 active COVID-19 cases at present while 145 persons have succumbed to the infection, said state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Despite Delhi govt capping COVID-19 treatment prices, complaints of private hospitals overcharging persist
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Despite Delhi govt capping COVID-19 treatment prices, complaints of private hospitals overcharging persist

The authorities, for their part seem reluctant to fix the flaws in the government order or take the violators to task despite repeated interventions from civil society organisations.

Coronavirus Updates: 11,514 new COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra today; tally rises to 4,79,779
India

Coronavirus Updates: 11,514 new COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra today; tally rises to 4,79,779

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department said that 11,514 COVID-19 cases and 316 deaths were reported in the state on Thursday. Total number of cases in the state is now at 4,79,779, including 1,46,305 active cases, 3,16,375 recovered and 16,792 deaths.

Centre releases COVID-19 funds to 22 states, UTs as tally nears 20 lakh; Kuwait approves repatriation flights to India
India

Centre releases COVID-19 funds to 22 states, UTs as tally nears 20 lakh; Kuwait approves repatriation flights to India

Thursday was the eighth consecutive day when daily COVID-19 cases increased by more than 50,000, and fourth consecutive day India reported more cases than the US, the worst hit country in the world.

Doomscrolling during COVID-19 can leave you anxious; try these methods cut usage of phone, tablet
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Doomscrolling during COVID-19 can leave you anxious; try these methods cut usage of phone, tablet

Doomscrolling is the habit of scrolling non-stop to consume information on dangers around you, such as, currently, the COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus updates: Karnataka minister BC Patil tests COVID-19 positive; 5,483 new cases in state today
India

Coronavirus updates: Karnataka minister BC Patil tests COVID-19 positive; 5,483 new cases in state today

Coronavirus LIVE updates: The Sikkim government on Friday extended the complete lockdown in the state till 3 August in view of a spurt in COVID-19 cases, a senior official said.

Maharashtra extends lockdown till 31 Aug as cases cross 4 lakh; malls, market complexes to open from 5 Aug
India

Maharashtra extends lockdown till 31 Aug as cases cross 4 lakh; malls, market complexes to open from 5 Aug

While further easing the restrictions imposed as part of the COVID-19-induced lockdown, the govt said that theatres and food courts in malls and market complexes will continue to remain shut

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra govt extends lockdown till 31 Aug, say reports
India

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra govt extends lockdown till 31 Aug, say reports

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: As COVID-19 cases continued to rise in Tripura, the state government on Wednesday extended the 'complete lockdown' till 4 August.

Coronavirus Updates: Two CBI officers probing Tamil Nadu extrajudicial deaths test COVID-19 positive; state reports 6,472 cases
India

Coronavirus Updates: Two CBI officers probing Tamil Nadu extrajudicial deaths test COVID-19 positive; state reports 6,472 cases

Coronavirus Updates: The Assam government will release 376 prisoners in the next few days to decongest jails across the state after 535 inmates tested positive for COVID-19, an official said on Thursday.

COVID-19 positive teen sexually assaulted at Delhi's Chhatarpur care centre; two held
India

COVID-19 positive teen sexually assaulted at Delhi's Chhatarpur care centre; two held

The 19-year-old man, who allegedly sexually assaulted the 14-year-old girl, was arrested along with one of his associates, the police said

PIL in SC seeks setting up of panel to probe Centre's 'mismanagement' of COVID-19 pandemic
India

PIL in SC seeks setting up of panel to probe Centre's 'mismanagement' of COVID-19 pandemic

The petition said the Centre failed to undertake timely and effective measures for containing the transmission of COVID-19 even after being notified by the WHO in early January

'Kill Corona' campaign in MP can help fight COVID-19, but will it reverse spike in Bhopal, Gwalior-Chambal belt?
India

'Kill Corona' campaign in MP can help fight COVID-19, but will it reverse spike in Bhopal, Gwalior-Chambal belt?

With three of six districts in election-bound Gwalior-Chambal belt recording over 100% growth in COVID-19 cases, it will be a major challenge for Chouhan govt to campaign and organise elections without creating new hotspots

COVID-19 lockdown: Australia on track to see coronavirus largely gone by July, sport resumes
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COVID-19 lockdown: Australia on track to see coronavirus largely gone by July, sport resumes

New Zealand lifted all restrictions except international border controls after declaring on Monday it was free of the coronavirus.

COVID-19 situation 'worsening' worldwide, says WHO chief; protests in US, EU spark fears of a second wave
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COVID-19 situation 'worsening' worldwide, says WHO chief; protests in US, EU spark fears of a second wave

The five worst-affected countries, as per the JHU tracker, US, Brazil, Russia, United Kingdom, followed by India.

Full text: Donald Trump threatens to permanently freeze funding to WHO in 30 days if it does not demonstrate 'independence' from China
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Full text: Donald Trump threatens to permanently freeze funding to WHO in 30 days if it does not demonstrate 'independence' from China

The US President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to permanently stop funding of the World Health Organization (WHO) and reconsider membership of the United States in the body

Coronavirus India Update, May 18: Total cases cross 96,000, death toll reaches 3,029, ICMR revises testing strategy
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Coronavirus India Update, May 18: Total cases cross 96,000, death toll reaches 3,029, ICMR revises testing strategy

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 96,169. The total number of active cases is 56,316, while 36,823 patients have recovered.

Coronavirus India Update, May 15: Cases cross 80,000, call for a tobacco ban, PM-CARES Fund for vaccine development
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Coronavirus India Update, May 15: Cases cross 80,000, call for a tobacco ban, PM-CARES Fund for vaccine development

The caseload of COVID-19 in India has now reached 81,970. There are currently 51,401 active cases, with the death toll now reaching 2,649 in the country.