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India records 1,61,736 new COVID-19 cases, 879 deaths in 24 hours; fatality rate at 1.25%
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India records 1,61,736 new COVID-19 cases, 879 deaths in 24 hours; fatality rate at 1.25%

While infections increased for the 34th day in a row, the national COVID-19 recovery rate dropped to 89.51 percent

Cambodia's Angkor temple complex to remain shut till 20 April after recent spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths
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Cambodia's Angkor temple complex to remain shut till 20 April after recent spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths

The Health Ministry on Thursday announced 113 new local cases of the coronavirus and two deaths. Cambodia has recorded a total of 3,028 cases, including 23 deaths.

Narendra Modi administered second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS
India

Narendra Modi administered second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS

The prime minister said vaccination is among the few ways to defeat coronavirus and urged eligible citizens to register for it

Arvind Kejriwal to hold meeting with Delhi health minister, officials today amid rising COVID-19 cases
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Arvind Kejriwal to hold meeting with Delhi health minister, officials today amid rising COVID-19 cases

The chief minister will focus on an action plan, including the number of containment zones, vaccination drive and requisite availability of hospital beds

Increase gap between Covishield vaccine doses to 4-8 weeks, Centre tells states
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Increase gap between Covishield vaccine doses to 4-8 weeks, Centre tells states

This decision to revise the interval between doses from 4-6 weeks is applicable only to Covishield and not to Covaxin, the Union health ministry said

Section 144 invoked in Noida till 30 April as upcoming festivals spark fear of rise in COVID-19 cases
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Section 144 invoked in Noida till 30 April as upcoming festivals spark fear of rise in COVID-19 cases

The order prohibits unauthorised protests and warns of action against people not following COVID-19 protocols like social distancing and wearing face masks

India records over 20,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours for 6th consecutive day; total infections at 1.14 crore
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India records over 20,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours for 6th consecutive day; total infections at 1.14 crore

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,10,27,543, while the case fatality rate dropped to 1.39 percent

Covaxin phase 2 data shows vaccine safe, induces immune response, says Lancet study
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Covaxin phase 2 data shows vaccine safe, induces immune response, says Lancet study

The authors of the study noted that the phase 2 results did not assess the efficacy of the vaccine codenamed BBV152

India records over 15,000 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking total infections past 1.12 crore
India

India records over 15,000 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking total infections past 1.12 crore

The toll due to the viral disease has gone up to 1,57,930 with 77 more fatalities, while the national recovery rate now stands at 96.93 percent

Centre rejects RTI seeking details on COVID-19 vaccine pricing, says 'prejudicially affect interests of State'
India

Centre rejects RTI seeking details on COVID-19 vaccine pricing, says 'prejudicially affect interests of State'

Most experts agree that Centre has fixed current price of COVID-19 vaccine at Rs 250 only after factoring in the reduced expenses of the two companies, large volume of orders they are to get, affordability of the masses and the major hurdle of vaccine hesitancy it faces

Centre allows all private hospitals to administer COVID-19 vaccine, asks states to not create buffer stock
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Centre allows all private hospitals to administer COVID-19 vaccine, asks states to not create buffer stock

The government said all private vaccination centres should have effective crowd management protocols in place, along with facilities like seating and water

Glitches in CoWin 2.0 hold up vaccination; Centre must upgrade app capacity to meet demand, say experts
India

Glitches in CoWin 2.0 hold up vaccination; Centre must upgrade app capacity to meet demand, say experts

There is confusion among citizens who are trying to register via the CoWin integration within Aarogya Setu app. According to the health ministry, there is no CoWin app registration for beneficiaries, only for administrators. Regular beneficiaries have to go via the self registration web portal mentioned above.

COVID-19 vaccination phase 2 to begin on 1 March; cost of vaccine at private hospitals to be decided soon
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COVID-19 vaccination phase 2 to begin on 1 March; cost of vaccine at private hospitals to be decided soon

The Union Health ministry said the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers has crossed 1.23 crore in the country

Maharashtra reports over 8,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, taking total infections past 21 lakh
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Maharashtra reports over 8,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, taking total infections past 21 lakh

Apart from Mumbai and Pune, the Vidarbha and Marathwada regions are witnessing an uptick in cases, prompting authorities to mull a lockdown in some cities

Centre asks Maharashtra, Punjab and 3 other states to expedite COVID-19 vaccination of healthcare workers
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Centre asks Maharashtra, Punjab and 3 other states to expedite COVID-19 vaccination of healthcare workers

The directive came after a spike in cases was witnessed in Madhya Pradesh's Indore and Bhopal, Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama and Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon

Karnataka closes all but 4 entry points to Kerala amid surge in COVID-19 cases
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Karnataka closes all but 4 entry points to Kerala amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Karnataka officials have said those who want to enter Kerala from these entry points will have to produce a COVID-19 negative report after taking an RT-PCR test

Get vaccinated for COVID to avail quarantine leave if infected later, Punjab minister warns healthcare workers
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Get vaccinated for COVID to avail quarantine leave if infected later, Punjab minister warns healthcare workers

Balbir Singh Sidhu said health professionals will have to bear the cost of their treatment if they choose not to get inoculated and are found to be COVID-19 positive

India records over 13,000 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking total infections past 1.09 crore
India

India records over 13,000 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking total infections past 1.09 crore

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease stands at 1,06,67,741, which translates to a national recovery rate of 97.3 percent

India records 12,881 COVID-19 cases, 101 deaths in 24 hours; total infections cross 1.09 crore
India

India records 12,881 COVID-19 cases, 101 deaths in 24 hours; total infections cross 1.09 crore

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,06,56,845, which translates to a national recovery rate of 97.32 percent

Amravati, Akola emerge as new COVID-19 hotspots in Maharashtra; opening of school, colleges in Hyderabad raises concerns
India

Amravati, Akola emerge as new COVID-19 hotspots in Maharashtra; opening of school, colleges in Hyderabad raises concerns

India’s confirmed cases of coronavirus stand at 1,09,25,710, which include 1,36,872 active infections, while over 1,06,33,025 people have recovered