COronavirus

13,451 new COVID cases in India, active infections in country lowest in 242 days

The active cases comprise 0.48 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.19 per cent, the highest since March 2020.

published on : 27th October 2021

Andhra Pradesh logs 415 Covid-19 cases from 33K tests, six deaths

The  active caseload came down to 4,655, out of which the most of 895 are in Chittoor alone and the lowest of 27 in Kurnool. 

published on : 27th October 2021

WHO seeks 'additional clarifications' from Bharat Biotech for Covaxin to conduct final 'risk-benefit assessment'

The technical advisory group met on Tuesday to review data on Covaxin for the emergency use listing of India's indigenously-made vaccine.

published on : 27th October 2021

Over 103 crore vaccine doses administered in India so far, says government

Cumulatively 72,13,19,294 first doses and 31,35,17,300 second doses have been administered till now.

published on : 26th October 2021

Tamil Nadu to hold seventh edition of mass COVID vax drive on October 30

The health department has conducted six mass vaccination programmes inoculating 1.33 crore people, the Minister for Medical and Family Welfare said.

published on : 26th October 2021

Review of Covaxin underway; expect recommendation within 24 hours: WHO spokesperson

Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, which has developed Covaxin, had submitted an EOI to the WHO on April 19 for the vaccine's Emergency Use Listing.

published on : 26th October 2021

Tamil Nadu logs 1,090 new Covid-19 infections, 15 deaths

A total of 1,20,376 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 5,05,44,014.

published on : 26th October 2021

Odisha logs 433 new COVID-19 cases, four fresh fatalities

Khurda district, of which state capital Bhubaneswar is a part, reported the highest number of new cases at 207, followed by Cuttack at 36.

published on : 26th October 2021

Telangana reports 190 new COVID-19 cases, one death

It said 111 people recovered from the infectious disease on Tuesday. The cumulative number of recoveries till date was 6,62,592. The number of active cases was 4,101, the bulletin said.

published on : 26th October 2021

Facebook froze as anti-vaccine comments swarmed users

Facebook said it has made 'considerable progress' this year with downgrading vaccine misinformation in users’ feeds.

published on : 26th October 2021

Russia's coronavirus deaths mark another high

Russia's coronavirus task force reported 1,106 deaths in 24 hours, the most since the start of the pandemic.

published on : 26th October 2021

Moderna to supply Africa with up to 110 million COVID doses

Moderna says it will make up to 110 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine available to African countries.

published on : 26th October 2021

Assam eases COVID restrictions as situation improves, relaxes night curfew

Issuing a new set of guidelines, Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua said 31 per cent of the eligible population of the state have been fully vaccinated, while 95 per cent got their first dose.

published on : 26th October 2021

12,428 new COVID-19 cases in India; lowest rise in daily infections in 238 days

The active cases comprise 0.49 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.18 per cent, the highest since March 2020.

published on : 26th October 2021

Railways to operate Mumbai local at pre-pandemic level; travel restrictions unchanged

A joint statement issued by the CR and WR clarified that only categories identified by the government as on date are permitted to travel as per the standard operating procedures (SOP).

published on : 26th October 2021
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