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Amid Omicron fears, tough call for EC to delay Assembly polls in UP and 4 states or hold fewer phases with strict curbs
India

Amid Omicron fears, tough call for EC to delay Assembly polls in UP and 4 states or hold fewer phases with strict curbs

The debate whether to hold or defer elections has been triggered after an Allahabad High Court judge, in an unrelated case on Thursday, offered advice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to postpone the polls in view of rising cases of the Omicron variant

India's active COVID-19 case decline to 93,277, lowest infections in 559 days
India

India's active COVID-19 case decline to 93,277, lowest infections in 559 days

The toll mounted to 4,75,128 with the addition of 393 fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

From setting up testing wards to new SOPs, here's what states are doing amid Omicron fears
India

From setting up testing wards to new SOPs, here's what states are doing amid Omicron fears

With fresh COVID concerns, Karnataka's Basvaraj Bommai said the government is closely monitoring the situation in the state and will take decisions on enforcing further containment measures after consulting the experts.

Experts say hybrid immunity, high vaccination numbers may prevent third COVID-19 wave in India
India

Experts say hybrid immunity, high vaccination numbers may prevent third COVID-19 wave in India

Coronavirus cases may rise, perhaps across late December-February, but the impact will be milder than what India experienced in the second wave when thousands died and many thousands more were hospitalised

India’s first memorial dedicated to COVID-19 victims installed at Telangana village
India

India’s first memorial dedicated to COVID-19 victims installed at Telangana village

The plaque was installed by Project Madad, a voluntary group of Indian and Indian diaspora doctors and professionals

COVID-19: Centre to launch 'Har Ghar Dastak' campaign next month in districts with low vaccination rate
India

COVID-19: Centre to launch 'Har Ghar Dastak' campaign next month in districts with low vaccination rate

Around 48 districts have been identified where the first dose coverage among eligible beneficiaries is less than 50 percent

India records 25,404 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, positivity rate remains below 3%
India

India records 25,404 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, positivity rate remains below 3%

The toll due to the disease has climbed to 4,43,213, with 339 daily fatalities being recorded, the data updated at 8 am showed

India records 33,376 new COVID-19 cases, 308 deaths in 24 hours; positivity rate at 2.1%
India

India records 33,376 new COVID-19 cases, 308 deaths in 24 hours; positivity rate at 2.1%

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease increased to 3,23,74,497, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 percent

India adds 43,263 new COVID cases, 338 deaths; recovery rate at 97.48%
India

India adds 43,263 new COVID cases, 338 deaths; recovery rate at 97.48%

The country has continued to report less than 50,000 daily cases for 74 consecutive days

India logs 38,667 COVID-19 cases, 478 fatalities in 24 hrs; Kerala continues to drive surge with over 14% positivity rate
India

India logs 38,667 COVID-19 cases, 478 fatalities in 24 hrs; Kerala continues to drive surge with over 14% positivity rate

India saw a single-day rise of 38,667 coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of cases to 3,21,56,493, while the death toll rose to 4,30,732 with 478 fresh fatalities

India records 40,120 fresh coronavirus infections, 585 new deaths; 15 states, UTs show surge in active cases
India

India records 40,120 fresh coronavirus infections, 585 new deaths; 15 states, UTs show surge in active cases

Coronavirus India Daily Updates: Out of the new cases, active cases have come down to 3.85 lakh while recoveries have risen to 3.13 crore.

India's Covid-19 count below 40k for fifth day, but sees 36% rise in infections
India

India's Covid-19 count below 40k for fifth day, but sees 36% rise in infections

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,12, 20,981 and the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, the data stated.

Tap opportunities in post-COVID world to meet $400 billion export target, says PM to heads of Indian missions abroad
India

Tap opportunities in post-COVID world to meet $400 billion export target, says PM to heads of Indian missions abroad

Addressing Indian missions and Export Promotion Councils, Modi said that factors, including multifold increase in manufacturing, reduction in logistics cost and international market for domestic goods can help boost the country's outbound shipments

COVID-19: India records 39,097 new cases in last 24 hrs, takes total to 3.1 crore; recovery rate at 97,3%
India

COVID-19: India records 39,097 new cases in last 24 hrs, takes total to 3.1 crore; recovery rate at 97,3%

India's total toll due to the coroanvirus rose to 4,20,016 with 546 more deaths since Friday. The number of active cases went up by 3,464 to 4,08,977.

ICMR study finds majority of clinical cases of COVID-19 breakthrough infection due to Delta variant
India

ICMR study finds majority of clinical cases of COVID-19 breakthrough infection due to Delta variant

The study said its analysis shows that the vaccination does provide a reduction in hospital admission and mortality

Explained: Revenge travel, and the dangers it poses in a country still battling the coronavirus pandemic
Lifestyle

Explained: Revenge travel, and the dangers it poses in a country still battling the coronavirus pandemic

Revenge travel is the urge to travel after being in lockdown for an extended period of time.

COVID-19: Third wave may see half the cases recorded during second surge, says Central panel scientist
India

COVID-19: Third wave may see half the cases recorded during second surge, says Central panel scientist

According to Manindra Agarwal, a scientist working with the Sutra Model, a possible third wave could reach its peak between October and November

India reports 43,071 new COVID-19 cases, 955 deaths today; positivity rate dips to 2.34%, says Centre
India

India reports 43,071 new COVID-19 cases, 955 deaths today; positivity rate dips to 2.34%, says Centre

The number of active COVID-19 cases, which has been falling consistently as per the Centre's data, reduced by around 10,200 cases on Sunday

COVID mortality rate increased 40% during second wave, rise sharpest among those under 45, finds study
India

COVID mortality rate increased 40% during second wave, rise sharpest among those under 45, finds study

Despite the severity of infection in COVID-19 patients, the duration of hospitalisation reduced from nine to eight days, the study said

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine gets approval for restricted emergency use, confirms Centre
India

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine gets approval for restricted emergency use, confirms Centre

Earlier news agency PTI had reported that the DCGI has granted permission to Cipla to import Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for restricted emergency use in the country.