MHRA said it had given the green light to the Moderna vaccine as a 'sharpened tool' against the novel coronavirus after it was found to meet its standards of safety, quality and effectiveness.
The toll remained unchanged at 296 as no new fatality due to the infection was recorded in the last 24 hours, State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said.
The INSACOG (Indian SARS Cov2 Genomics Consortium) has confirmed that omicron and its sub-lineages BA2, BA1.1.529 and BA5 continue to dominate.
India added 14,092 new coronavirus infections with 41 fatalities which include 12 deaths reconciled by Kerala.
The 85-year-old MP from Srinagar is recovering well and has self-isolated at home.
The wearing of masks shall be ensured in all educational institutions, government and private offices and indoor/outdoor gatherings, malls, and public places.
Sonia Gandhi had tested positive for COVID-19 in early June as well.
That is also why Djokovic is not expected to be able to enter the US Open, the year's last Grand Slam tournament, which begins in New York on August 29.
This is the 10 consecutive day when the city logged more than 2,000 cases in a day. The national capital on February 13 reported 12 deaths due to the viral disease.
Health Minister Ma Subramanian launched a drive to administer Corbevax booster doses to recipients aged 18 years and above in Tamil Nadu on Friday.
"These sub-variants are BA.4, BA.5, BA.2.75, BA.2.38, however, any surge in hospitalization or any disease severity has not been observed so far," said Dr Arora.
Passengers in private 4-wheeled vehicles to be exempted from fine.
A new Omicron sub-variant has been detected in the majority of samples taken from Covid patients in Delhi as part of a study at the Lok Nayak Hospital here.
Dr Sudhakar warns hospitals against denying treatment to Covid patients
Only 11 per cent Delhiites believe COVID compliance effective, says survey as mandatory mask rule makes a comeback in national capital
Local social network 'LocalCircles' carried out the survey in the national capital with 6,291 respondents for three categories -- mask compliance, type of masks used and social distancing.
Delhi recorded two deaths on August 1, three on August 2, five on August 3, four on August 4, two on August 5, one on August 6, two on August 7, six on August 8 and seven on August 9.
"The service will help the sisters and mothers to travel in a safe environment to reach their destination to celebrate Raksha Bandhan," Adityanath said.
Driven by rise in demand for weddings, leisure travel and recovery in corporate travel; the Indian hospitality sector witnessed a strong growth in Q1FY2023 (April-June).
Delhi on August 7 reported 1,372 new Covid infections and six deaths as the case positivity rate rose to 17.85 per cent, the highest since January 21.
As many as 28,000 more Covid deaths have been reported in the state by the Directorate of Social Security and Pensions (DSSP) of the Revenue Department.