India logged 13,596 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily rise in the last eight months or 230 days, the Health Ministry’s data showed. 166 people have died of Covid in the last 24 hours. Across the country, 97.79 crore vaccine doses have been given so far as it chases the goal to fully vaccinate 108… Continue reading "India reports 13,596 fresh coronavirus cases"
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India reported 24,354 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, a slight decrease of 8.8 per cent from yesterday. At least 234 deaths due to coronavirus were also reported in last 24 hours. India’s active caseload stands at 2,73,889, lowest in 197 days, which accounts for less than 0.81 per cent of total cases — lowest since March 2020. The national… Continue reading "India reports 24,354 fresh coronavirus cases"
India’s daily Covid numbers jumped by three per cent as the country reported 35,662 new cases on Saturday, a day after the country set record vaccinations by administering over 2.5 crore vaccinations. Active cases account for 1.02% of total cases. The data from the Health Ministry shows that Kerala contributed 23,260 fresh cases and 131 deaths in the last 24… Continue reading "India reports 35, 662 fresh coronavirus cases"
Health Minister Ma Subramanian said that the Tamilnadu government is planning to launch a free vaccination drive through private hospitals in the State, for the benefit of the public, by utilising CSR funds provided by private companies. Declaring the new initiative in Coimbatore, Subramanian added, “In the next few days after procurement of vaccines, private hospitals will begin the free… Continue reading "Vaccination to be done free of cost at private hospitals: Subramanian"
India reported 44,111 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, slightly lower than Friday, and added 738 deaths. The country crossed a grim milestone of 4 lakh Covid deaths on Friday – the third after US and Brazil. Active Covid cases have declined to 4.95 lakh in India – the number is below 5 lakh after 97 days. Active… Continue reading "Active coronavirus cases in India drops below 5 lakh after 97 days"
India’s Covaxin, developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research, effectively neutralises both Alpha and Delta variants of coronavirus, the US’ National Institute of Health has said. The NIH said results of two studies of blood serum from people who had received Covaxin suggest that the vaccine generates antibodies that effectively neutralise the B.1.1.7 (Alpha)… Continue reading "Covaxin effective against Alpha and Delta variants: US Health Institute"
India reported 60,753 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours and added 1,647 deaths. The daily recoveries continue to outnumber the fresh infections for the 37th consecutive day. 97,743 patients recovered in the last 24 hours. The daily positivity rate stands at 2.98 per cent – the 12th consecutive day it has remained below 5 per cent. The World… Continue reading "India reports 60,753 new coronavirus cases"
India reported 67,208 new COVID-19 cases and 2,330 new deaths today. The country has so far reported a total of 29,700,313 cases and 3,81,903 deaths as it emerges out of the second wave of the pandemic. India’s daily test positivity rate – positive cases identified for every 100 tests – continues to decline. It stood at 3.48 per cent –… Continue reading "India’s positivity rate continues to be below 5 per cent for tenth day"