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Coronavirus News Updates: Total 580 adverse reactions have been reported, 7 have been hospitalised, says Govt

A total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 since the nationwide inoculation drive on January 16, says Health Ministry.

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10:46 PM

Noida's COVID-19 recovery rate surges past 99 per cent

10:44 PM

With 495 new COVID-19 cases, Gujarat's tally rises to 2,56,367; two deaths take toll to 4,367: State health department

10:42 PM

The death of the 43-year-man in Bellary, Karnataka was caused by cardiorespiratory arrest secondary to acute anteroseptal wall MI: Karnataka Health Department

10:37 PM

Haryana reported 119 new COVID-19 cases today.

10:27 PM

Tamil Nadu vaccinates 16,400 plus beneficiaries against COVID-19

10:16 PM

India will provide COVID-19 vaccines to Bhutan for free, says PM Tshering

10:10 PM

No 'serious or severe' adverse effect post COVID-19 immunisation report so far: Govt

10:09 PM

Karnataka reports 435 fresh COVID-19 cases, nine deaths

10:04 PM

56,978 persons have tested positive for COVID19 in Himachal Pradesh, till now.

09:49 PM

Madhya Pradesh reports 304 new COVID-19 cases, 540 recoveries; 3 die

09:31 PM

COVID: 7 more deaths, 140 new cases in Punjab

09:29 PM

3,346 fresh COVID19 cases and 3,921 recoveries reported in Kerala today

Total numbers of active and recoveries cases in the state are 68,399 and 7,79,097 respectively.
09:24 PM

Uttarakhand records 120 fresh COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths

08:58 PM

COVID-19: Mumbai's 395-case rise lowest in a day since April

08:41 PM

Maharashtra records 1,924 COVID-19 cases, 3,854 recoveries; 35 die

08:40 PM

WHO, China could have acted more quickly: Pandemic response probe

  • The World Health Organization and China could have acted faster when Covid-19 first surfaced, a group investigating the global response has concluded, regretting that the "largely hidden epidemic contributed to the global spread".
  • In its second report, Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPR) said that an evaluation of the "chronology of the early phase of the outbreak suggests that there was potential for early signs to have been acted on more rapidly".
08:13 PM

Punjab Government decides to reopen all public and private universities from January 21

08:03 PM

Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering says -- it looks like we will get the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from India: Bhutan media

07:59 PM

WHO expects to have access to Pfizer vaccine "very soon"

07:48 PM

Goa sees 53 cases, 66 recoveries, 1,085 COVID-19 tests

07:25 PM

Two persons died after taking COVID-19 vaccine in UP & Karnataka. Death of the UP resident is not related to vaccination.

07:22 PM

1,48,266 beneficiaries were vaccinated for COVID-19 across 25 states and UTs on Monday: Government

07:19 PM

Australia's border restrictions likely to remain for most of 2021, says Health Secretary

07:11 PM

South Africa to get 9 million J&J vaccine shots: Ministry

06:55 PM

Tamil Nadu reported 551 new COVID-19 cases, 758 discharges, and 8 deaths in the last 24 hours: State Health Department, Govt of Tamil Nadu

06:33 PM

Nepal detects first case of new coronavirus variant

06:33 PM

Sixty-nine healthcare workers have been vaccinated at RML hospital in Delhi today, says hospital spokesperson

06:21 PM

Vaccination drive total success in Gujarat, says CM Vijay Rupani

05:47 PM

WHO: ''Not right'' to vaccinate young before old

The head of the World Health Organisation says its “not right” that younger, healthier adults in rich countries get vaccinated against COVID-19 before older people in poorer countries.
05:45 PM

Tamil Nadu: Classes X, XII set to start from tomorrow, health dept insists on screening students, faculty

05:35 PM

Delhi reported 161 new COVID-19 cases, 362 discharges and 8 deaths in the last 24 hours, says Delhi Health Department

05:24 PM

No canteen, food sharing allowed in Delhi schools to prevent COVID-19 spread

05:07 PM

Norway to ease some COVID-19 restrictions, keep others

The government will ease some restrictions and again allow households to receive guests, but only up to a maximum of five visitors. Children and teenagers can resume sports activities.
04:35 PM

China economy grows in 2020 as rebound from virus gains

China reports its economy grew 2.3% in 2020 as a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic accelerated while the United States, Europe and Japan struggled with disease outbreaks
04:28 PM

Emirates airline offers COVID-19 vaccines to staff

04:28 PM

Thailand reports 369 new COVID-19 cases

03:56 PM

UP: Autopsy report rules out vaccine link in Moradabad health worker’s death

  • The death of the 46-year-old ward boy Mahipal, posted at Moradabad district hospital, who died on Sunday evening - about 24 hours after getting the Covid-19 vaccine shot - was not linked to any kind of vaccine-related adverse event, said health officials in Lucknow on Monday.
  • Citing the postmortem report of the person conducted by a panel of three doctors, additional chief secretary information, Navneet Sehgal, said that cardiac arrest was the cause of death.
03:40 PM

World is on the brink of a 'catastrophic moral failure' on vaccines- WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization said on Monday that the world was on the brink of a "catastrophic moral failure" on distributing vaccines, urging countries and manufacturers to share COVID-19 doses more fairly around the world.
03:25 PM

Nepal reports 3 cases of coronavirus' UK variant

03:14 PM

9 people linked to Australian Open test positive for coronavirus

03:14 PM

Germany to make sequencing coronavirus samples compulsory

The current level of coronavirus sequencing in Germany is not sufficient and laboratories will be obliged to sequence coronavirus samples to monitor virus mutations, Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Monday.
02:50 PM

India poised to take the lead in vaccine distribution to Asia-Pacific: Moody's Analytics

“As the largest producer of vaccines in the world, with 60% of the global share, India is well-positioned to use its existing manufacturing capabilities to contribute to mass vaccine production and distribution needs for other countries in addition to meeting its domestic requirements,” according to a Moody’s Analytics note released on Monday.
02:40 PM

Russia registers 22,857 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Russia registered 22,857 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, down from 23,586 the day before, taking the tally to 3,591,066, the coronavirus response centre said on Monday.
02:24 PM

Three samples of recent UK returnees tested positive for the new strain of COVID-19

They include a 28-year-old woman, a 67-year-old man, and a 32-year-old man: Dr Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson, Ministry of Health and Population, Nepal
02:23 PM

Philippine cases hit 500K amid vaccine struggles

Coronavirus infections in the Philippines have surged past 500,000 in a new bleak milestone with the government facing criticism for failing to immediately launch a vaccination program amid a global scramble for COVID-19 vaccines.
02:22 PM

Over 4,500 health workers to get vaccine on Monday in Gurugram

02:08 PM

Second day of Covid-19 vaccination drive at the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneshwar

02:05 PM

No joint or coordinated parade this year at Attari border on Republic Day. No public will be allowed due to COVID-19 restrictions. India will conduct flag-lowering as per daily schedule: BSF Sources

01:49 PM

Four Kerala MLAs test positive for COVID-19 after attending current session of Assembly

The members representing Neyyattinkara, Kollam, Koyilandy and Peermedu--K Ansalan (CPI-M), K Dasan (CPI-M), Mukesh (CPI-M) and E S Bijimol (CPI)- respectively are the lawmakers who have tested positive, Assembly sources said.
01:39 PM

As the vaccine rollout injects hope & confidence, domestic aviation operations on 17 Jan 2021 are within touching distance of the pre-COVID numbers

  • Airplane 2,83,974 passengers on 2,235 flights
  • Airplane Total flight movements 4,472
  • Airplane Total footfalls at airports 5,67,668
01:27 PM

Manish Sisodia meets school children in Delhi after a long time

01:09 PM

Telangana yet to use Covaxin; inoculation underway in 324 sites

The COVID-19 vaccination programme was underway on the second day in Telangana with the government making arrangements in total 324 centres for the inoculation, a senior official of the State government said on Monday.
12:56 PM

In a landmark achievement, India’s total recovered cases have leapt over the active caseload by more than one crore today. The total number of recoveries has touched 1,02,11,342 with recovery rate of the country touching 96.59%: Government of India

12:35 PM

COVID vaccination continues in West Bengal, Co-WIN glitches reported

  • The COVID-19 vaccination drive resumed on Monday at 207 sites across West Bengal with beneficiaries, mostly frontline workers, reaching there as scheduled to receive the doses, a senior official of the Health Department said.
  • Glitches in the Co-WIN portal were reported from several sites, following which health officials chose to manually complete the process of documentation and allocation.
12:05 PM

COVID-19: India records lowest fatalities in eight months

The daily coronavirus infections fell below 14,000 for the second time this month taking India's COVID-19 caseload to 1,05,71,773, while 145 new fatalities were recorded, the lowest in around eight months, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
11:31 AM

It feels good to see the children back in schools. The children are also happy. Life is coming back on track. They were unhappy after sitting at home for long and attending online classes. Schools have been re-opened in a restricted manner, with all protocols: Delhi Dy CM

11:26 AM

India to ship vaccines to neighbours in few weeks

The first destinations would be in India’s immediate neighbourhood, like Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Maldives and Mauritius to help them kickstart their own vaccination processes against the coronavirus.
10:55 AM

Deputy CM and Education Minister Manish Sisodia visits Kautilya Govt Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya

10:52 AM

We are following all measures related to Covid-19. Thermal scanning of students is being done at the entrance. They are provided with masks & their hands are being sanitised. In classes, social distancing is being maintained: Kusum Shahwalia, SKV No-3

10:52 AM

Visuals from Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya No-3 in Delhi

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