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Delhi increases beds dedicated for COVID-19 patients in two facilities as cases spike in national capital
India

Delhi increases beds dedicated for COVID-19 patients in two facilities as cases spike in national capital

Delhi reported 1,485 fresh COVID-19 cases and zero fatality on Sunday, while the positivity rate was recorded at 4.89 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department

COVID-19 fourth wave: Noida imposes Sec 144 after uptick in cases; puja, Namaz in public places banned
India

COVID-19 fourth wave: Noida imposes Sec 144 after uptick in cases; puja, Namaz in public places banned

No one in Gautam Budh Nagar will be allowed to conduct protests or hunger strike without permission of the higher authorities. A decibel range has been fixed for loudspeakers by the police in religious places

Uttar Pradesh: Section 144 CrPC imposed in Gautam Budh Nagar due to rising COVID-19 cases
India

Uttar Pradesh: Section 144 CrPC imposed in Gautam Budh Nagar due to rising COVID-19 cases

As per the ministry, India's active caseload currently stands at 19,092. Active cases now constitute 0.04 per cent of the country's total positive cases

COVID-19: Karnataka government orders surveillance measures for passengers arriving from Japan, Thailand
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COVID-19: Karnataka government orders surveillance measures for passengers arriving from Japan, Thailand

Testing through RT-PCR should be done for the symptomatic persons at the airport testing laboratory and for those found positive, the samples shall be sent for genome sequencing

Mumbai sees 93 COVID-19 cases, no death; active tally now 562
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Mumbai sees 93 COVID-19 cases, no death; active tally now 562

Of the 93 new cases, 91 were asymptomatic, while the two admitted in hospitals did not need oxygen support

India logs 3,377 new COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths in last 24 hours; positivity rate up at 0.71%
India

India logs 3,377 new COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths in last 24 hours; positivity rate up at 0.71%

The number of COVID-19 active cases has now risen to 17,801. In a span of 24 hours there has been an increase of 821 cases recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload

India daily COVID-19 cases cross 3K mark, 3,303 test positive, 39 die in last 24 hours
India

India daily COVID-19 cases cross 3K mark, 3,303 test positive, 39 die in last 24 hours

The daily COVID-19 case positivity rate has increased to 0.66 per cent from 0.58 per cent on Wednesday. The weekly positivity rate now is at 0.61 per cent

COVID-19: As cases rise, experts say though symptoms are mild, maintain caution
India

COVID-19: As cases rise, experts say though symptoms are mild, maintain caution

Senior Pulmonologist at Apollo Hospital in Delhi, Dr Nikhil Modi said that COVID cases increased in the last 10 days not only in the national capital but also in other cities

COVID-19 review meeting: Vaccination coverage for children a priority, says PM Modi
India

COVID-19 review meeting: Vaccination coverage for children a priority, says PM Modi

The prime minister said that it is our priority to inoculate all eligible children as soon as possible

Need to remain alert, uptick in cases shows COVID-19 challenge not yet surpassed: PM Modi to CMs
India

Need to remain alert, uptick in cases shows COVID-19 challenge not yet surpassed: PM Modi to CMs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that administering COVID-19 vaccine to every eligible child at the earliest is the priority of his government

Delhi logs 1,204 new COVID-19 cases, one death in last 24 hours
India

Delhi logs 1,204 new COVID-19 cases, one death in last 24 hours

Under the vaccination drive in the city, 62,520 beneficiaries were jabbed with the COVID shot taking the cumulative vaccine doses administer so far to 3,32,45,663

DCGI grants EUA to ZycovD COVID vaccine for two-dose regimen for children above 12
India

DCGI grants EUA to ZycovD COVID vaccine for two-dose regimen for children above 12

With this approval, the vaccine will now be administered on day 0 and day 28. Earlier, the vaccine was approved in a three-dose regimen to be administered on day 0, day 28 and day 56

Beijing orders mass COVID-19 testing in 11 districts after 32 turn positive on Monday's nucleic acid tests
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Beijing orders mass COVID-19 testing in 11 districts after 32 turn positive on Monday's nucleic acid tests

Beijing is battling the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. It has ordered mass testing covering almost all of its 21 million population

India COVID-19 update: 1,399 deaths, 2,483 new cases reported in last 24 hours
India

India COVID-19 update: 1,399 deaths, 2,483 new cases reported in last 24 hours

There has been a decline of 2.28 per cent in the new cases of COVID-19 reported on Tuesday as compared to 2,541 new infections logged on Monday

Oil prices tumble over China's worsening COVID-19 outbreak; Twitter rises on Elon Musk deal
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Oil prices tumble over China's worsening COVID-19 outbreak; Twitter rises on Elon Musk deal

Crude prices dove more than three per cent on growing concerns over Chinese lockdowns in response to its latest coronavirus wave

Over 1,000 people penalized for not wearing face masks in Noida: Police
India

Over 1,000 people penalized for not wearing face masks in Noida: Police

Action is also being ensured against those not following the rules and challans were issued to 1,018 people for not wearing masks in public

India logs 2,541 new COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths in last 24 hours; active cases rise to 16,522
India

India logs 2,541 new COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths in last 24 hours; active cases rise to 16,522

As many as 1,862 patients recuperated from COVID-19 in the country in the last 24 hours, increasing the total recoveries to 4,25,21,341. The country's recovery rate is now at 98.75 per cent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to chair COVID review meeting with CMs on 27 April
India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to chair COVID review meeting with CMs on 27 April

In the past, Modi has held several meetings with the chief ministers, and even district magistrates, to understand the situation on the ground

COVID-19: 2,527 new infections push India's tally of cases to 4.3 crore; positivity rate at 0.04%
India

COVID-19: 2,527 new infections push India's tally of cases to 4.3 crore; positivity rate at 0.04%

The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.75 per cent, the health ministry said.

Mumbai reports 68 COVID-19 cases, addition to tally dipping for second consecutive day
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Mumbai reports 68 COVID-19 cases, addition to tally dipping for second consecutive day

BMC health bulletin said 65 of the 68 new cases were asymptomatic, while the remaining three had been hospitalised