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Covid-19 cases remain high in Gujarat; 40 test positive in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: The number of Covid-19 cases may not be as high as during the days after Diwali last year, but it is definitely higher compared to past several days. Gujarat recorded 40 fresh cases of infection in 24 hours ending Thursday evening, a day after 42 patients tested positive. No death was reported during this...

Covid-19: India reports 14,313 new cases, 549 deaths

New Delhi: The number of deaths due to Covid-19 in witnessed a drop in last 24 hours. A total of 549 patients succumbed to the infection, the health ministry said on Saturday morning. This is a significant drop from 805 recorded the previous day. A total of 14,313 persons tested positive during this period. The...

Covid-19: India reports 18,454 cases, 160 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country reported 18,454 fresh cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours ending Thursday morning, according to the health ministry. As many as 160 patients succumbed to the infection in 24 hours. The death toll has now reached 4,52,811. The active caseload of Covid-19 in the country stands at 1,78,831, which is 0.52 per...

Covid-19 vaccination in India crosses 1-billion mark

New Delhi: History has been in made in India in Covid-19 vaccination. On Thursday morning, India crossed the mark of 1 billion doses administered across the country. “India scripts history. We are witnessing the triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians. Congrats India on crossing 100 crore vaccinations. Gratitude to...

Covid-19: Cases drop to 230-day low; 13,596 test positive in 24 hours

166 more patients succumb to Covid-19 New Delhi: The daily rise in Covid-19 cases in India dropped to the lowest in 230 days, the health ministry said on Monday morning. In last 24 hours, the country recorded 13,596 fresh cases of infection, according to the ministry. A total of 166 patients succumbed to the infection...

Ahmedabad: Covid certificate must for access to AMC facilities from September 20

Those who haven’t taken second dose despite being eligible, too, will be denied entry to municipal gyms, swimming pools, riverfront, zoo, Kankaria lakefront, BRTS and AMTS, etc   Ahmedabad: No entry without vaccine certificate. That’s the latest decision from the office of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). In its latest order to push citizens to...

Modi govt’s lies on vaccination exposed: Randeep Surjewala

Surjewala was referring to the central government’s reply to questions posed by Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in Parliament New Delhi: The lies of the Modi government on Covid-19 vaccination stand exposed, alleged national spokesperson of Congress Randeep Surjewala on Friday, referring to the Centre’s responses to unstarred question posed by MP Rahul Gandhi in the...

Controversy erupts over ‘at-home vaccination service’ for BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya

Known for her controversial statements, Bhopal BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur found herself in a fresh controversy after a video of the parliamentarian taking the COVID-19 vaccine at home went viral. The state Congress has launched an attack on the parliamentarian for availing the special treatment when even Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Madhya...

Mansukh Mandaviya slams states for mismanagement in COVID-19 vaccination drive

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya has criticised state governments for mismanagement in the implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination drive. The minister asserted that the health ministry informs the state governments of the vaccine stocks that will be provided to them well in advance. But, even then, long queues are being witnessed at vaccination centres due...

PM Modi seeks coordination from state govts to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India is in a much better position than various other countries in terms of recovery and fatality rates related to the COVID-19 pandemic. PM Modi, however, pointed out that some states have registered a surge in COVID-19 cases. PM Modi said this while addressing a virtual conference with...