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India logs 1,270 fresh COVID-19 cases, recovery rate jumps to 98.75%
India

India logs 1,270 fresh COVID-19 cases, recovery rate jumps to 98.75%

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.29 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 0.26 per cent, according to the health ministry.

India records 1,421 fresh COVID-19 cases, recovery rate jumps to 98.75%
India

India records 1,421 fresh COVID-19 cases, recovery rate jumps to 98.75%

The last 24 hours saw a total of 6,20,251 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 78.69 crore cumulative tests

Shanghai warns against 'panic' as COVID-19 cases mount in China
World

Shanghai warns against 'panic' as COVID-19 cases mount in China

Shanghai authorities have called for calm as worried citizens swamped online grocery platforms to stock up on food over fears of impending lockdowns

Why manufacturing licence of Remdesivir was not given to pharmaceutical PSUs, asks Parliamentary panel
India

Why manufacturing licence of Remdesivir was not given to pharmaceutical PSUs, asks Parliamentary panel

Since Remdesivir has been included in the National Treatment Protocol as an optional drug in curing critical coronavirus patients, the committee recommended that the Centre conduct scientific studies to check the efficacy of the drug and asked it to explore possibilities to manufacture COVID essential drugs by PSUs under it

COVID vaccination pace slowed down in India as most target beneficiaries covered, says Centre
India

COVID vaccination pace slowed down in India as most target beneficiaries covered, says Centre

States and UTs have been advised to review programme coverage and vaccine wastage on a daily basis and redistribute the vaccine stock for their optimal utilisation

Reducing gap, second Covishield dose can be given between 8-16 weeks after first dose, says NTAGI
India

Reducing gap, second Covishield dose can be given between 8-16 weeks after first dose, says NTAGI

Presently, the second dose of Covishield is given between 12-16 weeks after the first dose under the National COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy.

COVID-19 deaths: Plea in Supreme Court wants deadline for seeking ex gratia payment
India

COVID-19 deaths: Plea in Supreme Court wants deadline for seeking ex gratia payment

The government has urged the apex court to determine a deadline before which the claimants of persons who died can approach authorities raising their claims.

COVID-19: Over 3 lakh doses of Corbevax vaccine given to children aged 12-14 years on day 1
India

COVID-19: Over 3 lakh doses of Corbevax vaccine given to children aged 12-14 years on day 1

The vaccination against COVID-19 in this age group started on Wednesday with Biological E's intramuscular vaccine, two doses of which are to be administered 28 days apart

India logs 2,539 fresh COVID-19 cases, 60 fatalities in past 24 hours
India

India logs 2,539 fresh COVID-19 cases, 60 fatalities in past 24 hours

The active cases constitute 0.07 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.73 per cent, the health ministry said.

India logs 3,993 fresh COVID-19 cases, lowest in 662 days
India

India logs 3,993 fresh COVID-19 cases, lowest in 662 days

For the first time, since May 2020, the number of active coronavirus cases in the country is below the 50,000 mark

India's daily COVID-19 cases drop below 20,000-mark in nearly 50 days, adds 673 new deaths
India

India's daily COVID-19 cases drop below 20,000-mark in nearly 50 days, adds 673 new deaths

The active cases comprise 0.52 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.28 per cent

COVD-19: Masks not recommended for children under five years, says health ministry in revised guidelines
India

COVD-19: Masks not recommended for children under five years, says health ministry in revised guidelines

The guidelines were reviewed by a group of experts in view of the current surge that is mainly attributed to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, which is also a variant of concern

Women better at mask wearing than men, Mumbai best performing city with 76.28% mask adherence, finds study
India

Women better at mask wearing than men, Mumbai best performing city with 76.28% mask adherence, finds study

The non-profit think-tank conducted a mask adherence study among different age groups at public places across 11 cities - Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jammu, Delhi, Guwahati, Raipur, Chandigarh, Shimla, Chennai and Pune

Interview: WHO representative Roderico H Ofrin warns India, says 'Omicron a wake-up call; not time to be complacent'
India

Interview: WHO representative Roderico H Ofrin warns India, says 'Omicron a wake-up call; not time to be complacent'

It is important to be vary of Omicron because it is a highly divergent variant with a higher number of mutations, especially in the key or spike protein and some of them are associated with higher transmissibility and lesser immune escape, Dr Ofrin said

Maharashtra man tests positive for Omicron after returning from South Africa; total cases in India rise to 4
India

Maharashtra man tests positive for Omicron after returning from South Africa; total cases in India rise to 4

This is the fourth such case reported in India after a 72-year-old man has tested positive for the new COVID-19 variant in Jamnagar city of Gujarat earlier today

Omicron threat: Mumbai's BMC issues SOPs for international travellers, to call home quarantined passengers 5 times a day
India

Omicron threat: Mumbai's BMC issues SOPs for international travellers, to call home quarantined passengers 5 times a day

The updated rules come as 14 international flyers from ‘at risk countries’ have tested COVID-19 positive

India vs New Zealand 2021: COVID-19 prevention guidelines violated blatantly as international cricket returns home
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India vs New Zealand 2021: COVID-19 prevention guidelines violated blatantly as international cricket returns home

No crowd restrictions were put in place for the series opener but spectators were allowed entry into the Sawai Mansingh Stadium with proof of vaccination or a negative RT-PCR test

Allahabad University 2021: Even-semester exams cancelled, students to be marked on internal assessment
India

Allahabad University 2021: Even-semester exams cancelled, students to be marked on internal assessment

As per the tweet from the university Twitter handle, classes will begin in hybrid mode after Diwali vacations

J&K administration issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines for devotees visiting Mata Vaishno Devi; check details here
India

J&K administration issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines for devotees visiting Mata Vaishno Devi; check details here

The committee announced that pilgrims must carry a valid and verifiable RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen Test, not older than 72 hours, along with them while visiting the shrine