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Night curfew in Gujarat extended till February 4

Gandhinagar: The night curfew in Gujarat due to Covid-19 pandemic, currently in place in 27 cities, including eight municipal corporations, will continue till February 4, the state government announced on Friday. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel earlier in the day to review the Covid situation in...

No let-up in Covid-related deaths in Gujarat; 30 succumb to infection in 24 hours

12,131 fresh cases of Covid-19 in Gujarat on Friday   Gandhinagar: The deaths due to Covid-19 in Gujarat rose further on Friday. A total of 30 patients succumbed to the infection in 24 hours ending Friday evening, as per the state health department. The death toll on Thursday was 22. A total of 12,131 persons...

2.51 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 627 deaths in India in 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 2,51,209 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Friday morning. A total of 627 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate dropped to 15.88 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 17.47 per cent. Over 15.82 lakh samples were...

Gujarat records 12,911 new Covid-19 cases, 22 deaths in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: The daily tally of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat reduced to 12,911 in 24 hours ending Thursday evening, as per the state health department bulletin. Twenty-two patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The death toll due to Covid-19 in state has reached 10,345.   4,405 new cases in Ahmedabad city The daily tally...

Weekend curfew in Delhi lifted as Covid cases drop

New Delhi: With the Covid situation in the national capital coming under control, the government has decided to end the weekend curfew as well as odd-even restrictions for markets. Additionally, restaurants and cinema halls can resume operations at 50 per cent capacity. However, night curfew will continue from 10 pm to 5 am. The decisions...

2.86 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 573 deaths in India in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 2,86,384 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the Union health ministry said on Thursday morning. A total of 573 deaths were reported during this period. The daily positivity rate was 19.59 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 17.75 per cent. Over 14.62 lakh samples were tested...
2.85 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 665 deaths in India in 24 hours

2.85 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 665 deaths in India in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 2,85,914 fresh cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday morning. A total of 665 deaths were reported during this period. The daily positivity rate was 16.16 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 17.33 per cent. More than 17.69 lakh samples were tested...

Gujarat’s Covid-19 case tally drops, but deaths surge

25 patients succumb to Covid-19 in Gujarat; 13,805 persons test positive during the day Gandhinagar: The daily tally of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat has been dropping since reaching its peak four days ago. However, the death toll continues to rise. A total of 13,805 tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday evening, nearly 44 per cent...

3.06 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 439 deaths in India in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 3,06,064 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health department said on Monday morning. A total of 439 deaths were recorded during this period, taking the cumulative death toll to 4,89,848. The daily positivity rate is 20.75 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 17.03 per cent....

Day after drop, Covid-19 cases in Gujarat rise again; 23,150 new cases, 15 deaths in 24 hours

Ahmedabad: Gujarat once again witnessed an increase in Covid-19 cases a day after drop in daily cases. As many as 23,150 persons tested positive for the infection in 24 hours ending Saturday evening, the health department said in its bulletin. On Friday, there were 21,225 cases, lower than Thursday’s tally when the state had recorded...

Election Commission extends ban on physical rallies, roadshows till January 31

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has extended the ban of physical rallies and roadshows by political parties till January 31. Earlier, while announcing the ban till January 22, the EC had said it would review the Covid-19 situation in the country and decide on extension. The daily tally of Covid-19 in India was...

3.37 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 488 deaths in India in 24 hours

New Delhi: The daily tally of Covid-19 cases and deaths due to the infection were lower than the previous day’s count. A total of 3,37,704 persons tested positive for the infection in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday morning. This is lower than 3,47,254 the previous day. The death toll during the...