The active cases now comprise 1.02 per cent of the total infections and the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 97.65 per cent, it said.
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that because this is the festive season, people should not forget Covid-19 guidelines.
The cumulative doses administered in the country reached 2,03,68,343 at 5.27 pm, according to data on the Co-WIN portal.
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The target of a landmark 100 crore COVID vaccination doses is likely to be completed by the second week of October, Union Health Ministry sources said.
As per direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the School and Mass Education department had instructed all DEOs to strictly follow the SOP on Covid guidelines during teaching hours in schools.
Odisha attracted investments of Rs 4.5 lakh crore since the pandemic; GST collection saw 54 per cent growth in July this year
Of the 544 students who took part in the survey, till now, 57.2 per cent said they stayed away from classes out of fear of contracting Covid-19.
Under the State scheme, children who had lost their parents on or after April 1, 2020 were eligible for monetary assistance from Rs 1,500 and Rs 2,500 per month, besides other benefits.
With exhibitions now allowed by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority, Delhi-based organisers talk about the challenges ahead
Raghav Chadha instructed HODs to hire doctors and paramedical staff via walk-in interviews against the sanctioned strength, to save time from the usual but exhaustive procedures of recruitment.
The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) said Mu has mutations that indicate potential immune escape properties.
Of the total immersed idols, 1,193 were of Ganpati 'Sarvajanik' (public) mandals, 59,153 household Ganesh idols and 5,953 idols of Goddess Gauri.
The active cases have declined to 3,51,087 and comprise 1.05 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.62 per cent, the ministry said.
The death toll due to the disease has climbed to 4,43,213, with 339 daily fatalities being recorded, the Union health ministry data said.
The campaign will collaborate with the UNICEF, Ekta Parishad, a people’s movement to promote responsible governance and local self reliance.