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20-fold rise in Covid cases over one month in Pondy: Health Secretary

According to a research done among 3,000 Covid patients, 20 per cent of them had contracted the virus while visiting markets or marriage functions.

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID-19: Maharashtra CM chairs meet on oxygen supply, beds in Mumbai

The CM chaired a review meeting on the COVID-19 situation in Mumbai, which was also attended by BMC commissioner IS Chahal.

published on : 17th April 2021

Gujarat reports highest one-day rise of 8,920 COVID-19 cases; 94 die

The death of 94 infected persons, the highest in a day so far, pushed the toll to 5,170, said a department release.

published on : 16th April 2021

Another high in Tamil Nadu: 8,449 new COVID-19 cases, 33 deaths in last 24 hours

Chennai reported 2,636 cases and 11 deaths. The capital has an active caseload of 22,420.

published on : 16th April 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations near 12 crore-mark in India: Health Ministry

A total of 66,689 COVID Vaccination Centres (CVCs) were operational, marking a rise of an average of 21,689 operational centres (45,000 CVCs on an average are functional on any given day).

published on : 16th April 2021

Uttarakhand witnesses 89 times increase in COVID cases during Mahakumbh 2021

Total 2,402 new Covid cases were reported in Uttarakhand on Friday taking the total active cases count in the state to 13,546.

published on : 16th April 2021

Second wave of coronavirus can last up to 100 days: Expert's advisory

Aimed at creating awareness among police personnel, the advisory by Dr. Neeraj Kaushik said the new mutated virus has potential to skip immunity and even vaccine.

published on : 16th April 2021

 Maharshtra to face shortage of Remdesivir for next 2 to 3 days: Minister

State FDA Minister Rajendra Shingane said pharma companies manufacturing Remdesivir have stepped up production but it will take time for the new stock to reach market.

published on : 16th April 2021

Madras HC dismisses plea to permit devotees to attend Chithirai festival

The judges observed that the decision taken by the government was undoubtedly for the welfare of the public.

published on : 16th April 2021

Karnataka records 14,859 new COVID-19 infections, active cases breach 1-lakh mark

The positivity rate of the day for the state shot up to 11.11%, however, the case fatality rate of the day was low at 0.52%.

published on : 16th April 2021

1,189 samples have tested positive for variants of concern of SARS COV-2 in India: Health Ministry

These include 1,109 samples testing positive for the UK variants, 79 for the South Africa variant and one sample for the Brazil variant, the ministry said.

published on : 16th April 2021

Now, you must be vaccinated or have COVID negative certificate to travel within Kasaragod

In a statement, the collector said the decision was taken to bolster the COVID resistance. The police would set up check posts on the entry points of six towns to implement the decision, he said.

published on : 16th April 2021

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, petition in Kerala HC seeks lockdown on counting day

On the day of the declaration of poll results, there will be a huge gathering of people violating social distancing norms and the police will not be able to take any decisive action, said the plea

published on : 16th April 2021

Rajasthan records biggest daily jump of 7,359 COVID-19 cases

Thirty-one more people succumbed to the disease in the state, pushing the death toll to 3,072, the report said.

published on : 16th April 2021

West Bengal polls: EC bans rallies, public meetings from 7 pm-10 am due to rise in COVID cases

In an order, the poll panel curtailed the time for campaign up to 7 pm. Earlier it was up to 10 pm.

published on : 16th April 2021
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