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Second COVID-19 wave can't be ruled out, states NITI Aayog's VK Paul; Centre says community transmission limited
India

Second COVID-19 wave can't be ruled out, states NITI Aayog's VK Paul; Centre says community transmission limited

Vardhan added, "In different pockets across various states, including West Bengal, community transmission of COVID-19 is expected to occur, especially in densely-populated areas."

Centre says COVID-19 vaccine likely in few months, sharp rise in doubling time of cases; tally crosses 73 lakh
India

Centre says COVID-19 vaccine likely in few months, sharp rise in doubling time of cases; tally crosses 73 lakh

The Union health ministry said that the doubling time of cases in the country has increased "sharply" from 25.5 days in August, to almost 73 days currently

Over 9 cr COVID-19 samples tested in India, says health ministry; active cases below 8.3 lakh
India

Over 9 cr COVID-19 samples tested in India, says health ministry; active cases below 8.3 lakh

The national COVID-19 positivity rate is 8.04% and is on a 'continuous decline', said the health ministry on Wednesday

World Bank approves $12 bn for COVID-19 vaccine financing plan, treatment in developing countries
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World Bank approves $12 bn for COVID-19 vaccine financing plan, treatment in developing countries

The funding is part of an overall World Bank Group package of up to $160 billion through June 2021 designed to help developing countries battle the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 cases may increase in winter, Feluda test rollout expected soon, says Centre; tally crosses 70 lakh
India

COVID-19 cases may increase in winter, Feluda test rollout expected soon, says Centre; tally crosses 70 lakh

The Union health ministry also said that the single-day spike in deaths in the country has remained less than 1,000 for eight consecutive days

Kerala says low COVID-19 mortality is 'silver lining' as daily cases cross 10k; India's tally nears 70 lakh
India

Kerala says low COVID-19 mortality is 'silver lining' as daily cases cross 10k; India's tally nears 70 lakh

Doctors in West Bengl say people's "careless attitude" in wearing masks and following health safety norms in public places is leading to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in West Bengal

COVID-19 testing technology developed by India, Israel to fructify in 'matter of days', says Israeli envoy
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COVID-19 testing technology developed by India, Israel to fructify in 'matter of days', says Israeli envoy

Trials are underway for four different kinds of technologies, including a breath analyser and a voice test, that have the potential to detect COVID-19 rapidly

At least 48% of COVID-19 deaths from 25 districts in 8 states, 15 in Maharashtra alone, says health ministry
India

At least 48% of COVID-19 deaths from 25 districts in 8 states, 15 in Maharashtra alone, says health ministry

Ten states, including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and UP, account for 77% of the active COVID-19 cases, said Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan

India's COVID-19 tally over 66.85 lakh with 61,267 new infections; recovery rate rises to 84.7%
India

India's COVID-19 tally over 66.85 lakh with 61,267 new infections; recovery rate rises to 84.7%

The COVID-19 toll climbed to 1,03,569 on Tuesday with 884 people succumbing to the disease in last 24 hours, said the health ministry

Researchers develop new Covid-19 test that is 'inexpensive and takes much less processing time'
science

Researchers develop new Covid-19 test that is 'inexpensive and takes much less processing time'

According to the researchers, the test is ideally suited to screening programs, in both developed and developing countries.

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 65 lakh, 75,829 new cases in 24 hrs; aim to vaccinate 25 crore by July, says Harsh Vardhan
India

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 65 lakh, 75,829 new cases in 24 hrs; aim to vaccinate 25 crore by July, says Harsh Vardhan

The Centre estimates to receive and utilise 40-50 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine covering 20-25 crore people by July next year, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said

Coronavirus Updates: Jharkhand's minority welfare minister Haji Hussain Ansari dies of COVID-19, say reports
India

Coronavirus Updates: Jharkhand's minority welfare minister Haji Hussain Ansari dies of COVID-19, say reports

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The PTI report added that he had been undergoing treatment for the infection when he passed away

COVID-19 transmitted by 'superspreaders', says study; September accounts for over 41% of India's 63.1 lakh cases
India

COVID-19 transmitted by 'superspreaders', says study; September accounts for over 41% of India's 63.1 lakh cases

The past month also saw 33,390 deaths due to COVID-19, which is around 33.84 percent of the total 98,678 deaths due to coronavirus recorded

Tracking COVID-19 deaths in India and around the world as coronavirus toll crosses 1 million
India

Tracking COVID-19 deaths in India and around the world as coronavirus toll crosses 1 million

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico account for more than 50 percent of the deaths worldwide

Less than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hrs after nearly a month, says health ministry; toll over 96,000
India

Less than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hrs after nearly a month, says health ministry; toll over 96,000

The total coronavirus cases increased to 61,45, 291 with 70,589 new infections, while the toll reached 96,318 after 776 people succumbed to the disease in the past 24 hours

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally crosses 13.39 lakh as 18,056 test positive; toll now 35,571
India

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally crosses 13.39 lakh as 18,056 test positive; toll now 35,571

Coronavirus Updates:Maharashtra recorded 18,056 new coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, which pushed the state's overall tally to 13,39,232, the state health department said. With the death of 380 patients during the day, the toll reached 35,571, it said.

India's COVID-19 tally nears 60 lakh with 88,600 new cases; populace far from achieving herd immunity, says Harsh Vardhan
India

India's COVID-19 tally nears 60 lakh with 88,600 new cases; populace far from achieving herd immunity, says Harsh Vardhan

The ICMR's second sero-survey shows that Indian population is still far from achieving herd immunity against the coronavirus infection, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday, while underlining the need for following COVID appropriate behaviour

Focus on micro-containment zones, Narendra Modi tells CMs of seven states with high COVID-19 caseload
India

Focus on micro-containment zones, Narendra Modi tells CMs of seven states with high COVID-19 caseload

The prime minister also asked the states to enhance efforts for effective testing, tracing, treatment, surveillance, and clear messaging in order to curb the pandemic

India's daily COVID-19 recoveries exceed new cases for fifth consecutive day; over 45.87 lakh patients cured
India

India's daily COVID-19 recoveries exceed new cases for fifth consecutive day; over 45.87 lakh patients cured

A total of 89,746 recoveries have been registered against 83,347 new coronavirus cases in past 24 hours, said the health ministry

India sees 92,071 new infections in 24 hours, tally crosses 48 lakh; Manish Sisodia isolates self after positive test
India

India sees 92,071 new infections in 24 hours, tally crosses 48 lakh; Manish Sisodia isolates self after positive test

The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha met on Monday for the Monsoon Session under unusual circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the two Houses convening in separate shifts, and strict physical distancing being maintained.