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Crematoriums in Bhopal struggle as COVID-19 deaths mount; questions raised on offical figures
India

Crematoriums in Bhopal struggle as COVID-19 deaths mount; questions raised on offical figures

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the gap between official figures and the bodies coming for a funeral is because the funeral of suspected patients is also being done as per COVID-19 protocols

Maharashtra govt hints at lockdown, BJP offers support; CM to meet COVID task force today
India

Maharashtra govt hints at lockdown, BJP offers support; CM to meet COVID task force today

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said he would hold a meeting on Monday on working out a financial package for the sections whose livelihood will be impacted by the lockdown

COVID-19 update: Streets, markets deserted as first weekend lockdown comes into force in Maharashtra
India

COVID-19 update: Streets, markets deserted as first weekend lockdown comes into force in Maharashtra

The first weekend lockdown in Maharashtra, the worst-hit state by the novel coronavirus, began at 8 pm on Friday and it will continue till 7 am on Monday

India reports 1,26,789 new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day spike since pandemic
India

India reports 1,26,789 new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day spike since pandemic

Registering a steady increase for the 29th day in row, the count of active cases has gone up to 9,10,319, which is 7.04% of the total count

India must accelerate COVID-19 vaccination rate if it wants to inoculate quarter of its population by August
India

India must accelerate COVID-19 vaccination rate if it wants to inoculate quarter of its population by August

Roughly 9 million of India’s population has been completely vaccinated against the novel coronavirus till date

Tennis players express uncertainty, hesitance in getting COVID-19 vaccine shot
Sports

Tennis players express uncertainty, hesitance in getting COVID-19 vaccine shot

Aryna Sabalenka, Elina Svitolina, Andrey Rublev, Diego schwartzman expressed uncertainty about taking the COVID-19 vaccine shot.

COVID-19 tests in Mumbai to be doubled from 25,000 to 50,000 per day, says BMC
India

COVID-19 tests in Mumbai to be doubled from 25,000 to 50,000 per day, says BMC

It was also decided to increase the daily COVID-19 vaccination target in the metropolis to one lakh after the number of inoculation centres in the private sector had been increased from 59 to 80

Tokyo Olympics 2020: US athletes to be vaccinated 'well before' Olympics, confirms USOPC chief
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: US athletes to be vaccinated 'well before' Olympics, confirms USOPC chief

Some 62 million people in the United States have received one or more doses of the vaccine, about 19 percent of the adult population, while the White House has targeted inoculating the adult population of 270 million people by May.

Centre rejects RTI seeking details on COVID-19 vaccine pricing, says 'prejudicially affect interests of State'
India

Centre rejects RTI seeking details on COVID-19 vaccine pricing, says 'prejudicially affect interests of State'

Most experts agree that Centre has fixed current price of COVID-19 vaccine at Rs 250 only after factoring in the reduced expenses of the two companies, large volume of orders they are to get, affordability of the masses and the major hurdle of vaccine hesitancy it faces

Coronavirus Updates: Six states account for 87% of new COVID-19 deaths, says Union Health Ministry
India

Coronavirus Updates: Six states account for 87% of new COVID-19 deaths, says Union Health Ministry

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. — collectively account for 87 percent of the total deaths reported in the last 24 hours

Reliance, Infosys, Accenture to cover COVID-19 vaccination costs for employees
India

Reliance, Infosys, Accenture to cover COVID-19 vaccination costs for employees

Accenture and Infosys are among the first technology services providers to cover the cost of vaccination for its employees their dependents who are part of the company's medical benefits scheme

Phase II of COVID-19 vaccination begins on 1 March; senior citizens, people above 45 with comorbidities to get dose
India

Phase II of COVID-19 vaccination begins on 1 March; senior citizens, people above 45 with comorbidities to get dose

While the vaccine will be given for free at government centres, it will be available for a charge, to be decided later, at many private hospitals

India's first vaccine shipment under COVAX likely this week, says Soumya Swaminathan
Health

India's first vaccine shipment under COVAX likely this week, says Soumya Swaminathan

The first shipment from India, from the Serum Institute, will be going out to at least 25 or 30 countries, said the WHO chief scientist

India has administered 1 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses in 34 days, 2nd fastest after US, says Centre
Health

India has administered 1 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses in 34 days, 2nd fastest after US, says Centre

Till 8 am on Friday, the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare workers and frontline workers in the country was 1,01,88,007

COVID-19 vaccine recipients to get second jab starting today; 28-days-gap between doses advised
Health

COVID-19 vaccine recipients to get second jab starting today; 28-days-gap between doses advised

Over 77 lakh healthcare and frontline workers have received the first dose of the vaccine till Friday, the health ministry said

India vaccinated 4 million against COVID-19 in 18 days; country was fastest to reach landmark, says Centre
India

India vaccinated 4 million against COVID-19 in 18 days; country was fastest to reach landmark, says Centre

More than 41 lakh people have been administered vaccine shots under the countrywide exercise till Wednesday morning

Three-day nationwide Polio Immunisation programme to begin from today with COVID-19 precautions
India

Three-day nationwide Polio Immunisation programme to begin from today with COVID-19 precautions

President Ram Nath Kovind launched the first round of the Pulse Polio Programme 2021 on Saturday by administering polio drops to some children at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

Over 19.5L COVID-19 vaccinations, 348 AEFIs so far; Delhi heading to 'herd immunity', suggests sero-survey
India

Over 19.5L COVID-19 vaccinations, 348 AEFIs so far; Delhi heading to 'herd immunity', suggests sero-survey

India recorded the lowest number of coronavirus fatalities in over eight months, with 131 deaths being reported on Monday, the health ministry said

Over 10 lakh healthcare workers immunised against COVID-19, says Centre; 187 AEFIs reported today
India

Over 10 lakh healthcare workers immunised against COVID-19, says Centre; 187 AEFIs reported today

Meanwhile, five people died in a fire that broke out in a facility of the Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune's Manjari area. SII is manufacturing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, 'Covishield'

COVID-19 herd immunity unlikely in 2021 despite vaccine rollout in several nations: WHO
science

COVID-19 herd immunity unlikely in 2021 despite vaccine rollout in several nations: WHO

Scientists estimate that a vaccination rate of about 70% is needed for herd immunity, where entire populations are protected against an infection