India covid cases

PM Modi reviews India's COVID-19 vaccination strategy

PM Modi tweeted that the meeting discussed important issues related to the progress of vaccine development, regulatory approvals and procurement.

published on : 20th November 2020

Cumulative COVID-19 positivity rate continues to decline as total tests cross 10 crore

High level of comprehensive testing on a sustained basis has also resulted in bringing down the national positivity rate, it said.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Steady rise in COVID-19 cases, spillover effects of lockdown to hit India's economic growth: Report

According to Dun & Bradstreet's Country Risk and the Global Outlook report, the pandemic will induce long-term structural changes in the global economy.

published on : 7th October 2020

Centre hoping to utilise about 50 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses by July 2021: Health Ministry

He said priority would be given to health workers engaged in COVID-19 management in getting the vaccine.

published on : 4th October 2020

COVID-19: Less than 10 lakh active cases for 13th consecutive day in India

From merely one in January 2020, India's total tests for detection of COVID-19 have crossed 7.89 crore so far.

published on : 4th October 2020

India set to surpass Brazil as second worst COVID-hit nation

India has only 68,622 cases lesser than the Latin American country and could leap ahead by Sunday morning.

published on : 6th September 2020

India COVID-19 recoveries cross 31 lakh, case fatality rate drops to 1.73 per cent

Maharashtra accounts for almost 21% recoveries, followed by Tamil Nadu (12.63%), Andhra Pradesh (11.91%), Karnataka (8.82 %) and Uttar Pradesh (6.14%), the ministry said.

published on : 5th September 2020

With spike of 60,963 cases, India's COVID-19 tally reaches 23,29,639

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 7,33,439 samples, the highest so far were tested for COVID-19 on August 11.

published on : 12th August 2020

56,282 new cases push India's COVID-19 count to 19,64,536; death toll mounts to 40,699

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 2,21,49,351 samples have been tested up to August 5 with 6,64,949 samples being tested on Wednesday.

published on : 6th August 2020

52,509 fresh infections push India's COVID-19 tally to 19,08,254; death toll climbs to 39,795

The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients has risen to 67.19 percent while the fatality rate has further dropped to 2.09 percent, the data stated.

published on : 5th August 2020

India's COVID-19 tally nears 14 lakh mark, record 4,42,263 samples tested in last 24 hours

The COVID-19 death toll in the country rose to 32,063 with 705 fatalities being recorded in a day.

published on : 26th July 2020

India's COVID-19 recovery rate now at 62.86 percent, exceeds number of active case

There has been a "sharp increase" of 23,672 COVID-19 patients recovering in the last 24 hours, the highest in a day, according to the ministry's updated data updated at 8 AM.

published on : 19th July 2020