The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.47 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.51 per cent, the ministry said.
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.
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.
The national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.75 per cent. A decrease of 753 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 case count in a span of 24 hours, the health ministry said.
Crossings have been initially limited to residents of Europe's passport-free Schengen area and their family members, and will be expanded to cross-border workers by the end of the month.
China recorded 1,100 new cases on Monday, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Of those, about 800 were in Shanghai and 52 were in Beijing.
For end-user, the price would be Rs 400 a dose, including taxes and administration charges, added the pharmaceutical company.
Dr Rao further explained that in the context of Covid-19 where there is a constant shift of variant of concerns mRNA vaccine is quickly redesigned. He also said that these vaccines are cost-effective.
State media reports said Kim and other senior North Korean officials are donating their private reserve medicines to support the country's anti-pandemic fight.
"The majority of new cases are from these two strains. They are still omicron, but just genomically somewhat different," said Nunes.
The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the Union Home Ministry said.
This was despite China ramping up production of refined copper after the Winter Olympics ended on February 20. Then Covid-19 cases reappeared in China, stoking both demand and supply fears.
The government needs to understand that better official statistics are required not just to counter estimates by global agencies. It is required for better policymaking.
The active cases comprise 0.05 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.74 per cent, ithe Union Health Minitsry said.