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Daily COVID-19 cases drop below 50,000; lowest fatality rate since 22 March, says Centre
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Daily COVID-19 cases drop below 50,000; lowest fatality rate since 22 March, says Centre

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
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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
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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.

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 75 lakh-mark; 55,722 cases reported in past 24 hours
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COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 75 lakh-mark; 55,722 cases reported in past 24 hours

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
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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
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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
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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

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 70 lakh; country registers 10 lakh new cases in past 13 days
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India's COVID-19 tally crosses 70 lakh; country registers 10 lakh new cases in past 13 days

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
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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.

Centre issues SOPs for approaching festival season; India's COVID-19 cases rise to 66.8 lakh
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Centre issues SOPs for approaching festival season; India's COVID-19 cases rise to 66.8 lakh

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
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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
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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

78% of COVID-19 patients had to use 'connections and clout' to secure ICU bed, finds survey
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78% of COVID-19 patients had to use 'connections and clout' to secure ICU bed, finds survey

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
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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
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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
India

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
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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
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'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

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan believes India can get COVID-19 spread under control by Diwali
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Health Minister Harsh Vardhan believes India can get COVID-19 spread under control by Diwali

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
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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