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Coronavirus: India reports 3.6L new cases as lockdown calls grow

10 May 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 3.6L new cases as lockdown calls grow

India on Monday reported a dip in coronavirus infections, reporting 3.66 lakh new cases. However, Mondays usually see a decline in infections due to fewer tests on Sundays.

Coronavirus: India records 4K deaths again as lockdown calls grow

09 May 2021

Coronavirus: India records 4K deaths again as lockdown calls grow

India on Sunday reported over 4,000 fresh fatalities due to COVID-19 for the second consecutive day. The death toll stands at 2.42 lakh.

Coronavirus: India reports biggest spike of 4.14 lakh new cases

07 May 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest spike of 4.14 lakh new cases

India reported a record number of 4.14 lakh fresh coronavirus infections on Friday. The nationwide tally now stands at 2.14 crore while the test positivity rate rose slightly to 22.6%.

Foreign relief material for COVID-19 reached 31 states, says Centre

06 May 2021

Foreign relief material for COVID-19 reached 31 states, says Centre

As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage in the country, the crippling shortage of medical supplies nationwide is being met by humanitarian assistance from across the world.

Coronavirus: India reports biggest spike of 4.12 lakh new cases

06 May 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest spike of 4.12 lakh new cases

India reported a record number of 4.12 lakh fresh coronavirus infections on Thursday with a test positivity rate of 21.4%. The nationwide tally has now risen to 2.1 crore.

Third wave of COVID-19 inevitable, need to be prepared: Government

05 May 2021

Third wave of COVID-19 inevitable, need to be prepared: Government

The third wave of COVID-19 is "inevitable," the top scientific adviser to the government said in a statement on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: India records deadliest day with 3,780 more fatalities

05 May 2021

Coronavirus: India records deadliest day with 3,780 more fatalities

India reported a record number of 3,780 fresh COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, the highest number of single-day fatalities since the pandemic began.

Coronavirus: India's daily infections decline, but there's a catch

04 May 2021

Coronavirus: India's daily infections decline, but there's a catch

With 3.57 lakh new coronavirus infections, India's tally has now surged past 2 crore cases, making it only the second nation after the United States to pass the grim milestone.

Centre says COVID-19 cases plateauing in some states; experts disagree

04 May 2021

Centre says COVID-19 cases plateauing in some states; experts disagree

Coronavirus infections in at least 13 states including Delhi, Gujarat, and Maharashtra have shown early signs of improvement, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said on Monday.

Reports claiming fresh COVID-19 vaccine orders not placed baseless: Government

03 May 2021

Reports claiming fresh COVID-19 vaccine orders not placed baseless: Government

The Union Health Ministry on Monday refuted media reports that claimed that the central government had not placed fresh orders for COVID-19 vaccines.

SII given over Rs. 1,700cr for 11cr Covishield doses: Centre

03 May 2021

SII given over Rs. 1,700cr for 11cr Covishield doses: Centre

The Health Ministry on Monday said that a 100 percent advance of Rs. 1732.50 crore was released to the Serum Institute of India on April 28 for 11 crore doses of Covishield vaccine during May, June, and July.

Coronavirus: As India's tally nears 2 crore mark, lockdown 'unlikely'

03 May 2021

Coronavirus: As India's tally nears 2 crore mark, lockdown 'unlikely'

India on Monday reported 3.68 lakh new coronavirus infections, a decline in cases for the second consecutive day.

Coronavirus: India reports another record spike with 3.86 lakh cases

30 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports another record spike with 3.86 lakh cases

India on Friday reported 3.86 lakh new coronavirus infections, the biggest single-day spike for the third consecutive day. The nationwide tally has now risen to 1.87 crore, with a daily test positivity rate of 20.1%.

Coronavirus: With 3.8 lakh cases, India reports another record high

29 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: With 3.8 lakh cases, India reports another record high

India on Thursday reported 3.8 lakh new cases, a record single-day spike for the second consecutive day even as the test positivity rate rose to 21.4%.

Coronavirus: India reports new record high of 3.6 lakh cases

28 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports new record high of 3.6 lakh cases

India on Wednesday reported 3.6 lakh new coronavirus infections, yet another record high for any country in the world. The nationwide tally has reached nearly 1.8 crore.

Coronavirus: India's daily cases remain over 3L; outbreak continues unabated

27 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India's daily cases remain over 3L; outbreak continues unabated

On Tuesday, India witnessed a slight dip in coronavirus infections, reporting 3.23 lakh new cases.

Coronavirus: India reports record 3.53 lakh cases; 2.8K more deaths

26 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports record 3.53 lakh cases; 2.8K more deaths

India on Monday reported 3.53 lakh new coronavirus infections, a record high for the sixth consecutive day.

Coronavirus: India reports record high with 3.49 lakh new cases

25 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports record high with 3.49 lakh new cases

India on Sunday reported 3.49 lakh new coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike for the fifth consecutive day.

Coronavirus: India reports record high with 3.32 lakh new cases

23 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports record high with 3.32 lakh new cases

India on Friday reported 3.32 lakh new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record high.

Coronavirus: India reports record 2.95L new cases; 2K more deaths

21 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports record 2.95L new cases; 2K more deaths

India on Wednesday reported 2.95 lakh new coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 15.3M with 2.6L new cases

20 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 15.3M with 2.6L new cases

After seeing a slew of record spikes in coronavirus infections, India reported 2.6 lakh new cases on Tuesday. The nationwide tally has reached 1.53 crore.

Coronavirus: All aged over 18 can be vaccinated from May

19 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: All aged over 18 can be vaccinated from May

The central government has decided to expand the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive to all persons above the age of 18 starting May.

Coronavirus: India reports record spike of 2.73 lakh new cases

19 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports record spike of 2.73 lakh new cases

India on Monday reported 2.73 lakh new coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began.

Coronavirus: India reports 2.6L cases; 17 states record biggest jump

18 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 2.6L cases; 17 states record biggest jump

India on Friday reported 2.6 lakh new coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began.

PSUs asked to dedicate separate hospital wards for COVID-19 management

16 Apr 2021

PSUs asked to dedicate separate hospital wards for COVID-19 management

To augment hospital infrastructure for the management of severe cases of coronavirus, the Union Health Ministry has advised all central ministries to ask hospitals under their control or PSUs to set up dedicated hospital wards or separate blocks within hospitals for COVID-19 care.

Coronavirus: India reports record spike of 2.1 lakh new cases

16 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports record spike of 2.1 lakh new cases

India on Friday reported 2.1 lakh new coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began.

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.85L new cases

14 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.85L new cases

India on Tuesday reported roughly 1.85 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike yet for the sixth consecutive day. The nationwide tally climbed past 13.8 million cases.

India fast-tracks approval to foreign-made COVID-19 vaccines

13 Apr 2021

India fast-tracks approval to foreign-made COVID-19 vaccines

The Indian government on Tuesday decided to fast-track the grant of Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved in other countries.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 13.6M with 1.6L new cases

13 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 13.6M with 1.6L new cases

India on Monday reported more than 1.6 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to nearly 13.6 million cases.

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.7L new cases

11 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.7L new cases

India on Sunday reported roughly 1.7 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike yet for the sixth consecutive day. The nationwide tally climbed past 13.5 million cases.

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.44L new cases

10 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.44L new cases

India on Friday reported more than 1.44 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike yet for the fourth consecutive day. The nationwide tally climbed past 13.2 million cases.

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.3L new cases

09 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.3L new cases

India on Thursday reported more than 1.31 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike yet for the third consecutive day. The nationwide tally climbed past 13 million cases.

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.26L new cases

08 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.26L new cases

India on Wednesday reported more than 1.26 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began. The nationwide tally climbed past 12.9 million cases.

Centre allows COVID-19 vaccinations at workplaces; check guidelines here

07 Apr 2021

Centre allows COVID-19 vaccinations at workplaces; check guidelines here

The central government on Wednesday allowed COVID-19 vaccinations at workplaces with 100 eligible and willing beneficiaries.

Centre to collect data on those testing COVID-positive after vaccination

07 Apr 2021

Centre to collect data on those testing COVID-positive after vaccination

The central government will now collect data on those testing positive for COVID-19 after getting vaccinated for the viral disease.

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.1L new cases

07 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.1L new cases

India on Tuesday reported more than 1.1 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began. The nationwide tally climbed to nearly 12.8 million cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 12.6 million with 96K+ new cases

06 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 12.6 million with 96K+ new cases

India on Monday reported more than 96,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 12.6 million cases.

India records 1-lakh cases, biggest single-day spike since pandemic began

05 Apr 2021

India records 1-lakh cases, biggest single-day spike since pandemic began

India on Sunday reported more than one lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began. The nationwide tally has now reached 12.5 million cases.

Stop registering healthcare, frontline workers for COVID-19 vaccine: Centre

04 Apr 2021

Stop registering healthcare, frontline workers for COVID-19 vaccine: Centre

The central government on Saturday asked states to halt new registrations for COVID-19 vaccinations for healthcare and frontline workers.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 12.4 million with 89K+ new cases

03 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 12.4 million with 89K+ new cases

India on Friday reported more than 89,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to nearly 12.4 million cases.