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Biological E's Corbevax price cut to Rs 250 per dose for private centres
Health

Biological E's Corbevax price cut to Rs 250 per dose for private centres

Earlier, in private vaccination centres the overall cost to end-users of the vaccine was Rs 990 a dose, including taxes and administration charges

India logs 2,202 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, down 11.45% from day ago; daily positivity rate up at 0.74%
India

India logs 2,202 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, down 11.45% from day ago; daily positivity rate up at 0.74%

India now has 17,317 active cases of COVID-19, a decline of 375 cases in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases now comprise of 0.04 per cent of the total infections

India logs 2,858 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours; active infections dip to 18,096
India

India logs 2,858 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours; active infections dip to 18,096

The coronavirus death toll climbed to 5,24,201 with 11 more fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated

COVID-19 update: India reports 2,841 new cases, nine deaths in last 24 hours, active cases dip to 18,604
India

COVID-19 update: India reports 2,841 new cases, nine deaths in last 24 hours, active cases dip to 18,604

The fresh COVID-19 infections reported on Friday were marginally higher than 2,827 cases logged on Thursday. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.58 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.69 per cent

US marks millionth COVID-19 death; ‘each an irreplaceable loss’, says President Joe Biden
World

US marks millionth COVID-19 death; ‘each an irreplaceable loss’, says President Joe Biden

The announcement comes as world leaders attend a global virtual COVID summit focused on efforts to bring the pandemic under control and prepare for future health emergencies

2nd Global COVID Summit: United response required to combat health emergencies, says PM Modi
India

2nd Global COVID Summit: United response required to combat health emergencies, says PM Modi

The prime minister said that India manufactures four WHO approved vaccines and has the capacity to produce 5 billion doses this year

India reports 2,827 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs; active infections dip to 19,067
India

India reports 2,827 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs; active infections dip to 19,067

The coronavirus death toll climbed to 5,24,181 with 24 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated

India logs 2,897 new COVID-19 cases, up 26.61% from yesterday; 54 die in last 24 hours
India

India logs 2,897 new COVID-19 cases, up 26.61% from yesterday; 54 die in last 24 hours

COVID-19 daily positivity rate in India has increased to 0.61 per cent, up from 0.47 per cent reported on Tuesday. The weekly positivity rate now stands at 0.74 per cent

COVID-19 update: India logs 2,288 new cases, 28.65% lower than yesterday; 10 die in last 24 hours
India

COVID-19 update: India logs 2,288 new cases, 28.65% lower than yesterday; 10 die in last 24 hours

India's COVID-19 daily case positivity rate has now dropped to 0.47 per cent as compared to 0.95 per cent reported a day ago. The weekly positivity rate is currently at 0.79 per cent

Oral COVID vaccine protects against disease, transmission, claims study
Health

Oral COVID vaccine protects against disease, transmission, claims study

The researchers noted that the study focused on the original SARS-CoV-2 virus, and new studies will be designed to test the vaccine against Omicron variants

India logs 3,207 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths in last 24 hours; positivity rate at 0.95%
India

India logs 3,207 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths in last 24 hours; positivity rate at 0.95%

India currently has 20,403 active cases of COVID-19. There has been a decrease of 232 cases in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.05 per cent of the total coronavirus cases in the country

64 school students test COVID- 19 positive in Odisha's Raygada
Health

64 school students test COVID- 19 positive in Odisha's Raygada

Forty-four residents of Anwesha Hostel at Kotlaguda were found to be positive for COVID-19

India logs 3,451 new COVID-19 cases; active cases rise to 20,635
India

India logs 3,451 new COVID-19 cases; active cases rise to 20,635

The active cases comprise 0.05 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the ministry said.

Mumbai sees 172 COVID-19 cases, no death; 94 recoveries keep active tally at 784
Health

Mumbai sees 172 COVID-19 cases, no death; 94 recoveries keep active tally at 784

The overall number of coronavirus tests conducted in Mumbai was 1,69,47,774 including 8,732 in the last 24 hours

Delhi records 1,656 COVID-19 cases, highest in 3 months; positivity rate 5.39 per cent
Health

Delhi records 1,656 COVID-19 cases, highest in 3 months; positivity rate 5.39 per cent

Delhi had recorded 1,365 COVID-19 cases and zero fatality due to the infection, while the positivity rate had stood at 6.35 per cent

No Covid death in Delhi has gone uncounted, says Health minister Satyander Jain
India

No Covid death in Delhi has gone uncounted, says Health minister Satyander Jain

Satyander Jain said that there has been 100 per cent transparency in data collection and in the counting of mortality figures

India's top health experts question WHO report on COVID deaths
India

India's top health experts question WHO report on COVID deaths

ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava, NITI Aayog Member (Health) VK Paul and AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria rejected the report as untenable and unfortunate

COVID-19: India logs 3,275 new cases, 55 deaths in last 24 hours; active cases jump to 19,719
India

COVID-19: India logs 3,275 new cases, 55 deaths in last 24 hours; active cases jump to 19,719

The new COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday are marginally higher than 3,205 cases logged on Wednesday. The daily COVID-19 positivity rate is now at 0.77 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is at 0.78 per cent

COVID-19 update: India logs 3,205 new cases in last 24 hours, up 24.80% from yesterday
India

COVID-19 update: India logs 3,205 new cases in last 24 hours, up 24.80% from yesterday

India's daily COVID-19 case positivity rate has jumped to 0.98 per cent on Wednesday. It was 0.61 per cent on Tuesday. The weekly positivity rate is at 0.71 per cent

SII's COVID-19 vaccine Covovax now available for children in India: Adar Poonawalla
India

SII's COVID-19 vaccine Covovax now available for children in India: Adar Poonawalla

SII's CEO Adar Poonawalla said the vaccine is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'vision of providing yet another vaccine to protect our children'