Meanwhile, Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar joined the list of ministers and politicians who have tested positive for COVID-19
India's daily COVID-19 cases drop below 50,000 for second time this month; 480 new fatalities recorded
According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 10,34,62,778 samples have been tested up to 24 October, with 9,39,309 samples being tested on Sunday
India's COVID-19 cases remain below 55,000 for third consecutive day; 578 deaths recorded in 24 hours
There are 6,68,154 active COVID-19 cases in the country which comprise 8.50 percent of the total caseload, the data stated.
The active cases of the coronavirus infection remained below 8 lakh for the third consecutive day on Monday
Second COVID-19 wave can't be ruled out, states NITI Aayog's VK Paul; Centre says community transmission limited
Vardhan added, "In different pockets across various states, including West Bengal, community transmission of COVID-19 is expected to occur, especially in densely-populated areas."
COVID-19 has peaked in India, can be contained by February though stringent measures, says govt panel
The committee said that stringent adherence to COVID-19 precautionary measures is key to curb the spread of the infection by next year
Centre says no major mutation in coronavirus in India; active cases fall below 8 lakh after over a month
The term 'mutation' typically refers to the tendency of a virus to undergo changes when it multiplies, causing the virus to develop some new strains. This could hinder the development of an effective vaccine
The country's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 70,53,806 with 74,383 infections being reported in the past 24 hours
Centre launches mass COVID-19 awareness drive; India's tally crosses 68 lakh, Delhi surpasses 3 lakh cases
The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients also climbed to 85.25 percent as 58,27,704 persons have recuperated from the infection so far, the Union health ministry said.
As per the new guidelines, organisers will be required to provide adequate area for an event along with a detailed site map of the venue and proper markings to maintain social distancing
Active COVID-19 cases remain under 10 lakh for 11th day; virus spread slowing in Mumbai slums, says BMC
Kerala reported a single-day spike of over 9,000 new cases on Friday, a day after the state government imposed Section 144 of CrPC, prohibiting the assembly of more than five people
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
At least 92 percent of those who participated in LocalCircles' survey said it should be mandatory for all hospitals to list real-time ICU bed availability on their websites and entrances.
With 94,372 new cases and 1,114 deaths, India's tally crosses 47 lakh; vaccine by early 2021 possible, says Harsh Vardhan
The total coronavirus cases in the country mounted to 47,54,356, while the toll climbed to 78,586 with 1,114 people succumbing to the infection, said the health ministry.
Unlock 4.0: Schools to reopen for Classes 9 to 12 from 21 Sep on voluntary basis; Centre issues guidelines
Under Unlock-4, students can visit schools for guidance from teachers, however they will have to compulsorily wear masks and will not be allowed to share notebooks, pens or water bottles, the new guideline said
India's COVID-19 count rises to 41,13,811 with 90,632 new cases; metro services to resume in Delhi, Bengaluru
There are 8,62,320 active cases of COVID-19 in the country accounting for only 20.96 percent of the total caseload, the health ministry highlighted.
India among nations with 'lowest per mn' COVID-19 cases, says Centre as record 83,883 test positive in 24 hrs
As per the global database maintained by the John Hopkins University, India has been reporting the highest number of daily cases since 2 August
'Livelihoods equally important': Centre defends restarting economic activities after India reports 83,883 cases, highest in a day
The government has adopted a graded approach under 'Unlock' and to open up various economic activities, said Rajesh Bhushan, secretary in the health ministry
He said that the country is conducting about one million tests per day which is way ahead of the target.
MPs will be asked to get tested for COVID-19 three days before Monsoon Session, says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla
To finalise the arrangements for the upcoming session, Birla on Friday chaired a meeting of officials from health ministry, ICMR, AIIMS, DRDO, and Delhi govt