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

Coronavirus Updates: Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma tests positive for COVID-19, says report
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Coronavirus Updates: Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma tests positive for COVID-19, says report

Coronavirus Updates: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday also said that 62 percent of the Parliament's operations have been "successfully" moved online will go "100 percent digital eventually"

India records 96,551 COVID-19 infections for first time in single day, taking total over 45.62 lakh
India

India records 96,551 COVID-19 infections for first time in single day, taking total over 45.62 lakh

After 1,209 fatalities were reported in the past 24 hours, India's COVID-19 toll climbed to 76,271 while, the recoveries crossed 35 lakh on Friday

Over 64 lakh adults in India infected with COVID-19 by early May, finds ICMR serosurvey
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Over 64 lakh adults in India infected with COVID-19 by early May, finds ICMR serosurvey

The survey was conducted from 11 May to 4 June and covered 28,000 individuals whose blood samples were tested for IgG antibodies using COVID Kavach ELISA kit

Coronavirus Updates: AAP govt rules out another lockdown as Delhi reports over 4,000 new cases, tally crosses 2 lakh
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Coronavirus Updates: AAP govt rules out another lockdown as Delhi reports over 4,000 new cases, tally crosses 2 lakh

Coronavirus Updates: Despite a sharp surge in COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the AAP government has ruled out the possibility of another lockdown, asserting that the economy 'cannot be kept shut for eternity'

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reports 23, 350 COVID-19 cases in single day, total cases surge to 9,07,212
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Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reports 23, 350 COVID-19 cases in single day, total cases surge to 9,07,212

Coronavirus Updates: The number of recoveries in the state stands at 6,44,400, while there are 2,35,857 active patients, said the state health department

Delhi LG tells DDMA officials to begin testing on demand to curb COVID-19 spread
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Delhi LG tells DDMA officials to begin testing on demand to curb COVID-19 spread

Anil Baijal also recommended testing at the points of entry into the National Capital, and at major construction sites

Important to conduct more Coronavirus tests even if it is just using standard rapid test
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Important to conduct more Coronavirus tests even if it is just using standard rapid test

The CDC’s calculations suggest that it is extremely difficult to detect any live virus in a sample above a threshold of 33 cycles.

Indian scientists recommend testing asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, say viral load higher in them
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Indian scientists recommend testing asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, say viral load higher in them

Published in the medRxiv preprint repository, the yet-to-be peer reviewed study analysed whole genome sequence data of virus samples from 210 patients in and around Hyderabad in Telangana