So far, nearly 192 crore Covid-19 vaccine shots have been administered. But less than 17 lakh people aged 18-59 years have opted for the booster doses.
Tharoor also took a swipe at the government by comparing the prices of food items during the current NDA rule and the UPA era.
Nicholls, pacer Blair Tickner and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen have begun five days of hotel room isolation after producing positive Rapid Antigen Tests on Friday morning.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.50 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 0.53 per cent, according to the health ministry.
Organisations pushing employees to return to offices stands in conflict with Gen Z who have found comfort in remote working
The UN health agency said that the number of new COVID-19 cases appears to have stabilized after weeks of decline since late March, with about 3.5 million new cases last week, or a 1 per cent rise.
The Metropolitan Police said the total number of referrals for fixed penalty notices, or fines, in the so-called partygate scandal stand at 126 and about events between May 2020 and April 2021.
Kim Jong Un's regime is battling a spiralling Covid-19 outbreak with nearly two million reported cases of "fever", but both Washington and Seoul say this has not derailed Pyongyang's test plans.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,89,841, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22 per cent.
4,000 tonnes of fruit decaying in farms with no takers, pushing 80 per cent of growers into dept trap with no support from state govt
The World Health Organisation did admirable work during the pandemic. Many committees and panels of the WHO worked hard and produced highly commendable reports and documents.
Railways has placed orders for over 15 lakh bedroll items including bedsheets, towels, blankets and pillow covers to make up for the losses and restore the linen services fully.
On Tuesday, the national capital had recorded 393 COVID-19 cases and two deaths, while the positivity rate stood at 3.35 per cent.
In March 2020, after the outbreak of the pandemic, there was a lockdown and in the wake to COVID-19 cases in the secretariat, the premises was closed for the public.
The country’s anti-virus headquarters announced 232,880 new cases of fever and another six deaths in state media on Wednesday.