A total of 566 persons recovered from the virus taking the overall recoveries to more than 20.43 lakh.
The introduction of any pathogen into a pregnant woman’s body could have varying effects depending on the type of pathogen and the stage of pregnancy.
Over 22 lakh people in the State were vaccinated in the sixth mega vaccination drive as of 6 pm on Saturday. Among them, 8.6 lakh were given the first dose and 13.65 lakh second doses.
A government school in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district was closed after its 15 students tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said standard operating procedures issued last month for curbing any spike in cases must be followed.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded vaccine manufacturers for playing a 'big role' in the success story of the country.
Only five fatalities due to coronavirus infection were reported last month -- one each on September 7, September 16 and September 17, and two on September 28, according to official figures.
Kohli said risking players' well-being "to cover up" lack of cricket due to the pandemic will not benefit the game.
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'All over the world now, countries are going to invest in vaccine production and India needs to stay ahead. We discussed how to do that together with industry and government,' he said.
The daily death toll is about 33% higher than that recorded in late September and infection cases have risen by about 70% in the past month.
Neighbours grew suspicious when none from the family was seen out this morning and alerted the police who, in turn, informed relatives.
The single-day caseload in Odisha remained below 500 for the second consecutive day as the state had reported 467 new cases on Friday.
'The next issue will discuss the challenges faced by students and teachers, and an attempt to reduce the disruption of education in the unsettling era,' Lokur added.
In a recent door-to-door fever surveillance survey, the corporation got to know that there are about 1.48 lakh beneficiaries who have not been vaccinated so far.
To create awareness among the public on the importance of getting vaccinted, Tamil Nadu Egg Poultry Farmers Marketing Society (PFMS), Rotary Club and Contractors have announced gift.