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COVID-19: 2,527 new infections push India's tally of cases to 4.3 crore; positivity rate at 0.04%
India

COVID-19: 2,527 new infections push India's tally of cases to 4.3 crore; positivity rate at 0.04%

The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.75 per cent, the health ministry said.

COVID-19: India logs 1,247 cases in last 24 hrs, a 43% dip from yesterday; positivity rate at 0.34%
India

COVID-19: India logs 1,247 cases in last 24 hrs, a 43% dip from yesterday; positivity rate at 0.34%

An increase of 318 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

India records 27,409 new COVID-19 infections in 24 hours, active cases decline to 4,23,127
India

India records 27,409 new COVID-19 infections in 24 hours, active cases decline to 4,23,127

The active cases comprise 0.99 per cent of the total infections, while the national coronavirus recovery rate has further improved to 97.82 per cent

Dhanush's brother, director Selvaraghavan, tests positive for COVID-19
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Dhanush's brother, director Selvaraghavan, tests positive for COVID-19

Taking to Twitter, director Selvaraghavan urged his fans and followers to mask up and stay safe. His wife Gitanjali tested positive for the virus on Saturday.

COVID-19: India records 90,000 fresh cases, 56% higher than Wednesday; Omicron spreads but hospitalisation still low
India

COVID-19: India records 90,000 fresh cases, 56% higher than Wednesday; Omicron spreads but hospitalisation still low

The daily count reported today is at least 56 percent higher than yesterday when 58,097 cases were recorded. With this, the overall caseload rose to 3,51,09,286, while the toll climbed to 4,82,876

As Omicron variant spreads across the world, India's third dose policy may become reality in 14 days
India

As Omicron variant spreads across the world, India's third dose policy may become reality in 14 days

India has so far not reported a case of the new COVID-19 variant, which was first detected in South Africa's Botswana on 11 November 11

India's new rules for international flyers kick in from today as new COVID-19 variant Omicron spreads
India

India's new rules for international flyers kick in from today as new COVID-19 variant Omicron spreads

Cases of Omicron, deemed as a 'variant of concern' by the World Health Organization, have been detected in countries across the globe — spanning from United Kingdom to Japan

No need for booster dose for now, third COVID wave of magnitude compared to first two unlikely, says AIIMS chief
India

No need for booster dose for now, third COVID wave of magnitude compared to first two unlikely, says AIIMS chief

On the need for a booster dose, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria said there is no surge in cases as such at the moment which suggests that vaccines are still protecting against coronavirus.

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 story is not over yet: Fast global aid indicates world wants New Delhi's resurgence
India

India story is not over yet: Fast global aid indicates world wants New Delhi's resurgence

For all the challenges India has faced in the last few weeks, news of the demise of the India Story are greatly exaggerated

Pfizer ready to give India 5 cr vaccine doses in 2021, wants significant regulatory relaxations
India

Pfizer ready to give India 5 cr vaccine doses in 2021, wants significant regulatory relaxations

Moderna doesn't have surplus vaccines to share in 2021, plans to launch single-dose vaccine for the Indian market in 2022.

Coronavirus News Updates: Karnataka announces 15-day lockdown from 10 May; 'corona curfew unsuccessful', says CM
India

Coronavirus News Updates: Karnataka announces 15-day lockdown from 10 May; 'corona curfew unsuccessful', says CM

Coronavirus in India Latest News LIVE Updates: All cinema halls, shopping malls, gymnasiums, sports complexes, stadiums, playgrounds, swimming pools, parks, entertainment parks, clubs, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places shall remain closed

Third wave of coronavirus avoidable if strong measures are taken, says govt's scientific adviser
India

Third wave of coronavirus avoidable if strong measures are taken, says govt's scientific adviser

On 5 May, Principal Scientific Adviser K Vijay Raghavan had said as the virus mutates further, a third wave of COVID infection was inevitable and it is necessary to be prepared for new waves

Coronavirus News Updates: Given people's mandate twice, concerned about their suffering: Modi govt tells SC
India

Coronavirus News Updates: Given people's mandate twice, concerned about their suffering: Modi govt tells SC

Coronavirus News Updates: The government rebutted the Delhi government’s accusation that oxygen allocation is being done arbitrarily. The apex court was told that the AAP government has made it a “Centre versus Delhi fight”

'Prepare for third wave', Supreme Court warns Centre, asks for revamp plan on allocation of oxygen
India

'Prepare for third wave', Supreme Court warns Centre, asks for revamp plan on allocation of oxygen

The Supreme Court said that according to experts a third wave is likely and will affect children too. The top court said such a third wave could be tacked if preparations are made right away, including scientific planning to vaccinate people.

Third wave of COVID-19 'inevitable', says top govt adviser; virus kills record 3,780 in 24 hrs
India

Third wave of COVID-19 'inevitable', says top govt adviser; virus kills record 3,780 in 24 hrs

The ministry also said that a rise in the number of daily COVID-19 cases and mortality has been observed in Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar and Jharkhand, indicating the pandemic is moving eastwards

'Preparing for third wave': Uddhav Thackeray warns against complacency due to fall in Maharashtra's COVID-19 cases
India

'Preparing for third wave': Uddhav Thackeray warns against complacency due to fall in Maharashtra's COVID-19 cases

Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 920 deaths due to COVID-19, taking the toll to 72,662, while 57,640 new cases pushed the overall infection count to 48,80,542

COVID-19 pandemic third wave is 'inevitable', but can't predict time frame, says Centre
India

COVID-19 pandemic third wave is 'inevitable', but can't predict time frame, says Centre

Twelve states including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh, have more than 1 lakh active COVID cases, the Centre said

Mass funeral pyres present a chilling portrait of India's surge in COVID-19 cases
India

Mass funeral pyres present a chilling portrait of India's surge in COVID-19 cases

India’s surge in coronavirus infections, growing at the fastest pace in the world, has left patients pleading for oxygen outside hospitals, relatives weeping in the street as their loved ones die while waiting for treatment.

With 'draconian but porous' lockdown, India flattened GDP curve instead of COVID-19: Rajiv Bajaj tells Rahul Gandhi
India

With 'draconian but porous' lockdown, India flattened GDP curve instead of COVID-19: Rajiv Bajaj tells Rahul Gandhi

India implemented a 'draconian' lockdown that was porous and has ended up decimating its economy and flattening the GDP curve instead of that of the novel coronavirus infections, industrialist Rajiv Bajaj said on Thursday.