Coronavirus

Centre extends nationwide COVID-19 containment measures till October 31

Despite a decline in COVID-19 cases, it is critical to enforce guidelines that allow regular festivities in a cautious, safe and COVID-appropriate manner, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla asserted.

published on : 28th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh reports 771 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths

The cumulative death toll due to COVID-19 has reached 14,150.

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Alabama trying to use COVID relief funds for new prisons

Critics of the plan say the state’s prison problems go beyond building conditions — and urged the state to look to more sweeping sentencing reforms. 

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COVID-19: Over 4.77 crore people vaccinated so far in Madhya Pradesh

Of the total 4,77,51,168 people vaccinated so far in the state, 1,46,71,751 have received both doses of vaccine, the official said.

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Covid virus expected to continue to transmit for a very long time: WHO official Poonam Khetrapal Singh

WHO's South-East Asia region regional director added that there is a need to get to a situation where "we are fully in control of the virus, and not the virus in control of us".

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Sheffield Shield game postponed due to COVID-19 scare

A Sheffield Shield game between Queensland and Tasmania was on Tuesday postponed just before its start due to COVID-19 scare.

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Japan set to lift all virus emergency steps nationwide

With the lifting, Japan will be entirely free of any emergency requirements for the first time since April.

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Fuel prices set to increase further over next few months

Brent crude is currently trading at just under $80 a barrel on the spot market, a level not seen since October 2018.

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With 18,795 testing positive, India records less than 20,000 daily fresh COVID cases after 201 days

The number of active cases has declined to 2,92,206, accounting for 0.87 per cent of the total number of cases -- the lowest since March 2020.

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Cancer patient wants Covaxin after reaction from Covishield

The plea said the man tried to book a slot for Covaxin as dose 2 on the CoWIN, but was unable to do so as the app only books slots in the same vaccine category.

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Private hospitals across India come with novel ways to clear COVID vaccine stocks

Starting June 21, when the Centre took over the job of providing all 75 per cent of the remaining vaccines to states, the supplies in government hospitals have dramatically improved.

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COVID-19: Over 1.13 lakh women receive jabs during special session in Mumbai in one day

A special session to vaccinate students and teachers against COVID-19 will be held on Tuesday at the centres run by the BMC and the Maharashtra government between 9 am to 2 pm.

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US President Joe Biden gets Covid booster shot after authorisation

President Joe Biden got his first shot on December 21 and his second dose three weeks later, on January 11, along with his wife, Jill Biden.

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ICMR experts favour phased reopening of schools with multi-layered Covid mitigation steps

Experts cited a UNESCO report, which stated that school closures in India for more than 500 days have affected over 320 million children.

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Two running illegal door-to-door Covid vaccine campaign in UP arrested

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Noida) Ankur Aggarwal said the duo was held by officials of Ecotech 3 police station after a complaint was received against them.

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