Coronavirus India

15,102 new COVID cases in India; active infections dip to 1,64,522

The active cases comprises 0.38 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.42 per cent, the Union Health Ministry said.

published on : 23rd February 2022

India's active coronavirus tally lowest in 266 days, death toll at 4,62,189 with 340 fresh fatalities

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 34 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 137 consecutive days now.

published on : 11th November 2021

India records 15,981 new COVID-19 cases, 166 deaths

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,33,99,961, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent.

published on : 16th October 2021

India conducts over 11 lakh COVID-19 tests in last 24 hours

A total of 11,80,148 samples were tested on Thursday to detect the presence of the virus in the population.

published on : 15th October 2021

Isolated populations in India are vulnerable to COVID-19, find researchers 

They say indigenous people such as Andaman Islanders with long DNA segments (homozygous) in their genome are most likely to be more susceptible to COVID-19.

published on : 13th October 2021

‘Vaccine hesitancy still a problem in remote areas’

Though no concrete data on the percentage of people choosing to forgo vaccines is available, it has been estimated that in remote and rural areas, up to 10% people may be sceptical.

published on : 9th October 2021

COVID-19: India's active case tally lowest in 205 days but 271 more succumb

A decrease of 3,977 cases has been recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours.

published on : 8th October 2021

Covid third wave: Govt prepared to handle 5 lakh cases per day

“We don’t have a straight-forward formula to calculate what extent the peak could reach this time after reaching 71 per cent vaccination with the 1st dose and a certain level of natural infection.

published on : 8th October 2021

Over 90 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India: Health minister 

The country launched vaccination for all people aged more than 45 from April 1.

published on : 2nd October 2021

No issues with India’s Covid vaccine certification: UK envoy

High Commissioner Alex Ellis holds talks with National Health Authority CEO R S Sharma, calls it a step forward towards facilitating travel

published on : 24th September 2021

India records 33,376 new coronavirus cases, 308 deaths take total toll to 4,42,317

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease increased to 3,23,74,497, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent, the data showed.

published on : 11th September 2021

COVID-19: 338 fresh fatalities take national death toll to 4,41,749, case tally at 3,31,39,981

The active cases increased to 3,93,614 comprising 1.19 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.48 per cent, the ministry said.

published on : 9th September 2021

Group of doctors, academicians calls for immediate resumption of in-person classes in schools 

India is among only four to five countries across the world where schools have been closed for such a long time (one-and-half years), it said.

published on : 28th August 2021

Focus on the five-fold strategy, ensure no large gathering during festival season: MHA to states 

The total number of active cases and high case positivity in some districts continue to remain a matter of concern, MHA told the chief secretaries of all states and UTs.

published on : 28th August 2021

COVID-19: India records 25,072 new cases, lowest tally in 160 days

A reduction of 19,474 cases has been recorded in the total number of active COVID-19 cases in a span of 24 hours.

published on : 23rd August 2021
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