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India logs 3,207 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths in last 24 hours; positivity rate at 0.95%
India

India logs 3,207 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths in last 24 hours; positivity rate at 0.95%

India currently has 20,403 active cases of COVID-19. There has been a decrease of 232 cases in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.05 per cent of the total coronavirus cases in the country

Singapore court orders father not to influence India-born daughters on COVID-19 vaccines
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Singapore court orders father not to influence India-born daughters on COVID-19 vaccines

The order came with the court's dismissal of the father's application to bar his wife from getting their daughters vaccinated without his consent

COVID-19: India logs 3,275 new cases, 55 deaths in last 24 hours; active cases jump to 19,719
India

COVID-19: India logs 3,275 new cases, 55 deaths in last 24 hours; active cases jump to 19,719

The new COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday are marginally higher than 3,205 cases logged on Wednesday. The daily COVID-19 positivity rate is now at 0.77 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is at 0.78 per cent

COVID-19 update: India logs 3,205 new cases in last 24 hours, up 24.80% from yesterday
India

COVID-19 update: India logs 3,205 new cases in last 24 hours, up 24.80% from yesterday

India's daily COVID-19 case positivity rate has jumped to 0.98 per cent on Wednesday. It was 0.61 per cent on Tuesday. The weekly positivity rate is at 0.71 per cent

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 reports less than 1K new COVID-19 cases after 715 days, 913 test positive in last 24 hours
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India reports less than 1K new COVID-19 cases after 715 days, 913 test positive in last 24 hours

The health ministry in its latest COVID-19 bulletin, released on Monday morning, said the daily coronavirus positivity rate now stands at 0.29 per cent

COVID-19: 80% of Indian adults fully vaccinated, says Centre
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COVID-19: 80% of Indian adults fully vaccinated, says Centre

According to official data, India has administered over 175 crore vaccine doses so far. The country began vaccinating everyone above the age of 18 from 1 May, 2021

Failure to vaccinate everyone will give rise to new variants, warns UN chief Antonio Guterres
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Failure to vaccinate everyone will give rise to new variants, warns UN chief Antonio Guterres

Guterres, in his virtual remarks to the opening of the 2022 World Economic Forum (WEF), said: The last two years have demonstrated a simple but brutal truth if we leave anyone behind, we leave everyone behind".

COVID-19 vaccination pace in children shows youth's sense of responsibility, says Narendra Modi
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COVID-19 vaccination pace in children shows youth's sense of responsibility, says Narendra Modi

While inaugurating the 25th National Youth Festival, PM added that govt's decision to increase the legal marriage age of women to 21 yrs was for the betterment of 'our daughters'

Here's what you should do if you have tested positive for COVID-19
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Here's what you should do if you have tested positive for COVID-19

If you have symptoms and cannot get either a PCR or a rapid antigen test, you should assume you have COVID and self-isolate until you can get tested.

India logs 1.41 lakh new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hrs, 285 more deaths; Omicron tally at 3,071
India

India logs 1.41 lakh new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hrs, 285 more deaths; Omicron tally at 3,071

Maharashtra recorded the maximum number of 876 Omicron variant cases, followed by Delhi at 513, Karnataka 333, Rajasthan 291, Kerala 284 and Gujarat 204.

Weekend lockdown, night curfew return: As COVID-19 cases rise, check list of states that have imposed curbs
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Weekend lockdown, night curfew return: As COVID-19 cases rise, check list of states that have imposed curbs

Delhi has already imposed a weekend lockdown. Mumbai, meanwhile, is mulling over whether to impose a weekend curfew, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be reviewing the Covid-19 situation in Maharashtra

Delhi govt likely to propose DDMA to make one vaccine dose must for entry to public places
India

Delhi govt likely to propose DDMA to make one vaccine dose must for entry to public places

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had said earlier this week that 97 percent of Delhiites have received their first dose of vaccine, and 57 percent are fully inoculated

India logs 9,119 new COVID-19 cases, 396 deaths in last 24 hrs; national recovery at 98.3%
India

India logs 9,119 new COVID-19 cases, 396 deaths in last 24 hrs; national recovery at 98.3%

A decrease of 1,541 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Not out of the woods: COVID-19 cases rising once more in western Europe
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Not out of the woods: COVID-19 cases rising once more in western Europe

The pandemic is again roaring despite high vaccination rates and good health care system, but where lockdown measures are largely a thing of the past

Ensure all adults get first COVID-19 vaccine during 'Har Ghar Dastak' campaign, says Mansukh Mandaviya to states
India

Ensure all adults get first COVID-19 vaccine during 'Har Ghar Dastak' campaign, says Mansukh Mandaviya to states

Stating that the fight against COVID-19 is at the final stage, the health minister on Thursday cautioned against letting the guard down before it is completely over and requested states to enhance the vaccination coverage

Har Ghar Dastak: Mansukh Mandaviya to hold meet with state, UT health ministers today
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Har Ghar Dastak: Mansukh Mandaviya to hold meet with state, UT health ministers today

The government had recently launched the month-long 'Har Ghar Dastak' campaign for house-to-house COVID-19 vaccination of those who are yet to take a dose and those whose second dose is overdue

US gives final clearance to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine shot for children between 5 to 11 years
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US gives final clearance to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine shot for children between 5 to 11 years

The decision marks the first opportunity for Americans under 12 to get the powerful protection of any COVID-19 vaccine

India records 12,830 new COVID-19 infections; 446 deaths; active cases lowest in 247 days
India

India records 12,830 new COVID-19 infections; 446 deaths; active cases lowest in 247 days

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 23 straight days and less than 50,000 for 126 consecutive days

FDA panel endorses Pfizer’s low-dose COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years
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FDA panel endorses Pfizer’s low-dose COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted unanimously, with one abstention, that the vaccine’s benefits in preventing COVID-19 in that age group outweigh any potential risks