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Vaccine no magic bullet, says WHO as Russia begins inoculations; India deaths near 1.4 lakh, active cases lowest in 136 days
India

Vaccine no magic bullet, says WHO as Russia begins inoculations; India deaths near 1.4 lakh, active cases lowest in 136 days

Meanwhile, Mumbai's COVID-19 positivity rate has fallen to five percent for the first time since the beginning of the outbreak in March, municipal commissioner IS Chahal said on Saturday

Never spoke of vaccinating entire country, says Centre; initial findings of Chennai case did not necessitate trial stoppage: ICMR
India

Never spoke of vaccinating entire country, says Centre; initial findings of Chennai case did not necessitate trial stoppage: ICMR

Meanwhile, Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd announced the commencement of adaptive phase 2/3 clinical trials for Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V in India

Centre issues COVID-19 'Surveillance, Containment and Caution' guidelines for Dec; cases climb past 92 lakh
India

Centre issues COVID-19 'Surveillance, Containment and Caution' guidelines for Dec; cases climb past 92 lakh

As per the new guidelines, states and UTs can impose local restrictions like night curfews but will have to consult the Centre before imposing lockdown in areas outside containment zones.

India's COVID-19 caseload goes past 92 lakh; number of active cases increases by 6,079
India

India's COVID-19 caseload goes past 92 lakh; number of active cases increases by 6,079

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 86,42,771, pushing the national recovery rate to 93.72 percent

Centre considers emergency use guidelines for COVID-19 vaccine; next wave 'like tsunami', warns Uddhav
India

Centre considers emergency use guidelines for COVID-19 vaccine; next wave 'like tsunami', warns Uddhav

Overall, a snapshot of the countrywide COVID-19 situation showed that the total caseload rose to 90.95 lakh with 45,209 new cases on Sunday

India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 90.95 lakh with 45,209 new cases; toll reaches 1,33,227
India

India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 90.95 lakh with 45,209 new cases; toll reaches 1,33,227

The total recoveries have surged to 85,21,617, pushing the national recovery rate to 93.69 percent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 1.46 percent

India's COVID-19 caseload crosses 88 lakh-mark with 41,100 new cases; toll reaches 1,29,635
India

India's COVID-19 caseload crosses 88 lakh-mark with 41,100 new cases; toll reaches 1,29,635

The total number of recoveries has surged to 82,05,728, pushing the national recovery rate to 93.09 percent

India's COVID-19 caseload climbs to 85 lakh with close to 46,000 new cases; toll now at 1.2 lakh
India

India's COVID-19 caseload climbs to 85 lakh with close to 46,000 new cases; toll now at 1.2 lakh

As per the 8 am update from the health ministry, the total number of recoveries in the country have surged to 79,17,373, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.56%

Bihar, Manipur to vote amid COVID-19 pandemic; daily recoveries exceed fresh cases for fifth week, says Centre
India

Bihar, Manipur to vote amid COVID-19 pandemic; daily recoveries exceed fresh cases for fifth week, says Centre

Meanwhile, Karnataka joined the list of states that have banned firecrackers during Diwali in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, as experts raise concerns about pollution in the air causing risk to patients

COVID-19 surges in UP districts adjoining Delhi as Govt of NCT battles third wave; UGC issues SOPs to reopen varsities
India

COVID-19 surges in UP districts adjoining Delhi as Govt of NCT battles third wave; UGC issues SOPs to reopen varsities

Meanwhile, the Civil Aviation Ministry said that the cap on the number of domestic flights that Indian airlines are permitted to operate would be increased to 70-75% of their pre-COVID levels as passenger traffic surges

India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 83 lakh with over 46,000 new cases; recovery now at 92%
India

India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 83 lakh with over 46,000 new cases; recovery now at 92%

The toll due to the coronavirus has now climbed to 1,23,611 after 514 more fatalities were reported, as per the health ministry data update at 8 am

Active COVID-19 caseload drops below 5.5 lakh, says Centre; Sitharaman to unveil new economic stimulus 'soon'
India

Active COVID-19 caseload drops below 5.5 lakh, says Centre; Sitharaman to unveil new economic stimulus 'soon'

Additionally, the Centre also said that the Finance Ministry will announce the next set of stimulus package to boost the coronavirus-hit economy soon

Centre to review COVID-19 sitaution in Delhi as cases spike; Rajasthan brings new bill to make masks mandatory
India

Centre to review COVID-19 sitaution in Delhi as cases spike; Rajasthan brings new bill to make masks mandatory

India's case fatality rate fell below 1.5 percent on Saturday, the Union health ministry said, crediting the Centre-led strategy of 'test, trace, track and treat' for keeping coronavirus-related deaths low

Daily COVID-19 cases in India less than half of September peak; a look at figures since lockdown
India

Daily COVID-19 cases in India less than half of September peak; a look at figures since lockdown

The fall in daily cases has come amid allegations of "many state governments controlling COVID-19 testing to show reduced numbers of cases"

India's active COVID-19 cases remain below 6 lakh for second consecutive day; fatality rate drops to 1.49%
India

India's active COVID-19 cases remain below 6 lakh for second consecutive day; fatality rate drops to 1.49%

With over 74 lakh patients being cured from the infectious disease, the national COVID-19 recovery rate jumped to 91.34 percent, said the health ministry

Centre tells states to form committees for vaccine distribution; COVID-19 active cases under 6 lakh after 85 days
India

Centre tells states to form committees for vaccine distribution; COVID-19 active cases under 6 lakh after 85 days

The Centre also advised state governments to ensure early tracking of social media and other platforms for possible misinformation and rumours that could impact the acceptance for the vaccine

India reports 48,648 new COVID-19 cases, 563 deaths in past 24 hrs; recovery rate crosses 91%
India

India reports 48,648 new COVID-19 cases, 563 deaths in past 24 hrs; recovery rate crosses 91%

There are 5,94,386 active cases of coronavirus in the country which comprises 7.35 percent of the total caseload of over 80.88 lakh

COVID-19 pandemic showing declining trend, says Centre; Unlock 5 guidelines extended till 30 Nov
India

COVID-19 pandemic showing declining trend, says Centre; Unlock 5 guidelines extended till 30 Nov

The health ministry said that India reported 10 lakh recoveries in a span of 13 days, taking the country’s recovery rate to 90.62 percent

After over 3 months, India's daily COVID-19 count drops below 40,000, says Centre
India

After over 3 months, India's daily COVID-19 count drops below 40,000, says Centre

India's tally mounted to 79,46,429, with 36,470 new cases being reported in a day, while the toll due to the coronavirus climbed to 1,19,502 with 488 new fatalities being recorded on Tuesday

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

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