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India records 14,849 new corona cases

India records 14,849 new corona cases

New Delhi: India recorded 14,849 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the active cases to 1,84,408 and total tally to 1,06,54,533, Health Ministry data said. A total of 155 more fatalities took the country's COVID death toll to 1,53,339.In all, 1,03,16,786 patients have recovered so far, pushing ...

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New UK Covid strain: 'India needs to stay vigilant'

New UK Covid strain: 'India needs to stay vigilant'

New Delhi: With reports now showing the new UK Covid-19 strain to be not just more infectious but also associated with a higher degree of mortality, health experts have cautioned that Indians need not panic over the mutations, but the country needs to stay vigilant.So far 150 people in India have te...

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India reports 14K new Covid-19 cases, 152 deaths

India reports 14K new Covid-19 cases, 152 deaths

New Delhi: With 14,256 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Saturday continued with its low streak of single-day cases, increasing the overall tally to 1,06,39,684, the health officials said.For the past 16 days, the country has been recording less than 20,000 daily new...

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I'm a doctor and I've taken Covaxin: TN health minister

I'm a doctor and I've taken Covaxin: TN health minister

Chennai: As the apprehensions around efficacy rate of Bharat Biotech's Covid 19 vaccine Covaxin continues to create fear, Tamil Nadu Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar, who is also a medical practitioner and an IMA member, takes Covaxin shot in Chennai, says, doing this to 'instill confidence'.He twe...

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Barring another Covid wave, the worst is behind India: RBI

Barring another Covid wave, the worst is behind India: RBI

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Thursday said barring the visitation of another wave of coronavirus, the worst is behind India, as recent high frequency indicators suggest a strong recovery."Soon the winter of our discontent will be made glorious summer," the RBI said in its January Bulletin."Cross-coun...

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9.99 lakh healthcare workers got Covid jab till Thursday

9.99 lakh healthcare workers got Covid jab till Thursday

New Delhi: The number of healthcare workers who have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country till the evening of the sixth day of the nationwide immunisation drive has reached 9,99,065 as per provisional reports, Union health ministry said on Thursday.It also said on Thursday, 1,92,581 benefic...

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Sasikala tests positive for COVID-19

Sasikala tests positive for COVID-19

Bengaluru: Former AIADMK leader VK Sasikala tested positive for COVID-19 in an RT-PCR test, said Victoria Hospital Bengaluru on Thursday."Primary contacts will be isolated for three days and a three-day test will be done on them. We have followed all the SOPs while dealing with her. Yesterday only w...

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Hasina thanks Modi for Covid-19 vaccine

Hasina thanks Modi for Covid-19 vaccine

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has thanked her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for sending 20 lakh doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines to assist the country in its fight against the novel coronavirus."I'm thanking Prime Minister Modi for sending the vaccine as a gift, I do...

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'Kuch to log kahengay...': Govt combats rumour-mongering about vaccines

'Kuch to log kahengay...': Govt combats rumour-mongering about vaccines

New Delhi: "Kuch to log kahengay, logon ka kaam hai kehna," the Union Health Ministry said in one of the creative posters released on Thursday to bring about vaccine awareness in a bid to combat rumour-mongering and allay hesitancy amongst healthcare workers.Hesitancy among the frontline health work...

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India records 15,223 new COVID-19 cases

India records 15,223 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 caseload crossed 1.06 crore with 15,223 new infections being reported in a day,while the recoveries have surged to 1,02,65,706, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Thursday.The total cases have increased to 1,06,10,883. The death toll mounted to 1,52,86...

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