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India logs 1,829 new COVID-19 cases, up 16.57% from yesterday
India

India logs 1,829 new COVID-19 cases, up 16.57% from yesterday

India's COVID-19 daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.42 per cent, marginally lower than 0.44 per cent a day ago, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.57 per cent

With 1,569 new COVID-19 infections in last 24 hours, India sees less than 2,000 cases after 28 days
India

With 1,569 new COVID-19 infections in last 24 hours, India sees less than 2,000 cases after 28 days

The health ministry informed that the active cases stand at 0.04 per cent of the total coronavirus infections in the country

India logs 2,202 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, down 11.45% from day ago; daily positivity rate up at 0.74%
India

India logs 2,202 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, down 11.45% from day ago; daily positivity rate up at 0.74%

India now has 17,317 active cases of COVID-19, a decline of 375 cases in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases now comprise of 0.04 per cent of the total infections

COVID-19 update: India reports 2,841 new cases, nine deaths in last 24 hours, active cases dip to 18,604
India

COVID-19 update: India reports 2,841 new cases, nine deaths in last 24 hours, active cases dip to 18,604

The fresh COVID-19 infections reported on Friday were marginally higher than 2,827 cases logged on Thursday. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.58 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.69 per cent

India logs 2,897 new COVID-19 cases, up 26.61% from yesterday; 54 die in last 24 hours
India

India logs 2,897 new COVID-19 cases, up 26.61% from yesterday; 54 die in last 24 hours

COVID-19 daily positivity rate in India has increased to 0.61 per cent, up from 0.47 per cent reported on Tuesday. The weekly positivity rate now stands at 0.74 per cent

COVID-19 update: India logs 2,288 new cases, 28.65% lower than yesterday; 10 die in last 24 hours
India

COVID-19 update: India logs 2,288 new cases, 28.65% lower than yesterday; 10 die in last 24 hours

India's COVID-19 daily case positivity rate has now dropped to 0.47 per cent as compared to 0.95 per cent reported a day ago. The weekly positivity rate is currently at 0.79 per cent

COVID-19: Nobody can be forced to get vaccinated, says SC; asks Centre to publish reports on adverse events
India

COVID-19: Nobody can be forced to get vaccinated, says SC; asks Centre to publish reports on adverse events

In the Supreme Court, a bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and B R Gavai said the current COVID-19 vaccine policy cannot be said to be manifestly arbitrary and unreasonable

Bharat Biotech must address WHO's Covaxin supply suspension to avoid EUL cancellation: MEA
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Bharat Biotech must address WHO's Covaxin supply suspension to avoid EUL cancellation: MEA

Following an inspection of the Bharat Biotech premises on 14 March for Covaxin's EUL, WHO announced the suspension of the vaccine's supply owing to deficiencies in good manufacturing practices

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

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

DCGI clears Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for restricted emergency use in children aged 6-12 years
India

DCGI clears Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for restricted emergency use in children aged 6-12 years

Bharat Biotech has been asked to submit safety data alongwith the data on adverse event with due analysis, every 15 days for the first two months and after that monthly data for up to five months

India to begin vaccination drive for kids aged 5-12; Here’s all you need to know
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India to begin vaccination drive for kids aged 5-12; Here’s all you need to know

Currently, India is administering two vaccines to children in the country

Over 9,500 precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccine given on first day, says Centre
India

Over 9,500 precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccine given on first day, says Centre

India began administering the third dose of the coronavirus vaccine to all aged above 18 years at private vaccination centres on Sunday

Data required for suggesting mixing of COVID-19 vaccines, says Centre
India

Data required for suggesting mixing of COVID-19 vaccines, says Centre

"Adequate scientific data is required for NTAGI to make a recommendation on mixing of COVID-19 vaccines, at present this information is not available," Minister of State for Health said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

India logs less than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours
India

India logs less than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

The last 24 hours saw a total of 6,61,954 COVID-19 tests being conducted in the country and so far, over 78.49 crore tests have been done, according to the health ministry

COVID-19: All above 60 eligible for precaution doses from 16 March, says Centre
India

COVID-19: All above 60 eligible for precaution doses from 16 March, says Centre

India will also start vaccinating children in the age group of 12-14 years against COVID-19 from 16 March, Mandaviya said in a tweet on Monday

India to begin COVID-19 vaccination for children in 12-14 age group from 16 March
India

India to begin COVID-19 vaccination for children in 12-14 age group from 16 March

The health ministry said that Biological E's Corbevax will be administered to the new age group

Government panel recommends permission for phase 3 trial of Sputnik Light vaccine as booster dose
India

Government panel recommends permission for phase 3 trial of Sputnik Light vaccine as booster dose

The DCGI had on 4 February granted emergency use permission to Sputnik Light vaccine in India, subject to certain regulatory provisions

Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla urges Novak Djokovic to get vaccinated, tweet goes viral
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Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla urges Novak Djokovic to get vaccinated, tweet goes viral

World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic was barred from participating in the Australian Open as he refused to get vaccinated against coronavirus

Canadian truckers protest: Standoff at Ambassador Bridge eases as demonstrations ramped up across cities
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Canadian truckers protest: Standoff at Ambassador Bridge eases as demonstrations ramped up across cities

The protests at the bridge, in Ottawa and elsewhere have reverberated outside the country, with similarly inspired convoys in France, New Zealand and the Netherlands