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Gujarat records 17 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: Gujarat   recorded 17 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours ending Saturday evening, the state health department said. No death was recorded during this period.   8 cases in Ahmedabad city Of the 17 cases in the state, 8 were in Ahmedabad city. Banaskantha and Vadodara city recorded 2 cases each, while Bharuch, Gandhinagar...

Covid-19- India records 2,075 new cases, 71 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 2,075 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday morning. As many as 71 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate is 0.56 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 0.41 per cent. Around 3.7 lakh samples were...

Gujarat records 18 new Covid-19 cases; Ahmedabad tally below 10

Gandhinagar: The daily tally of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat was 18 on Friday evening, the health department said. No death was recorded during this period. The death toll so far stands at 10,939.   9 cases in Ahmedabad city Ahmedabad city once again accounted for 50 per cent of Gujarat’s daily tally. However, the number...

As Covid-19 cases rise in SE Asia, Centre calls for aggressive surveillance, genome sequencing

New Delhi: The rising number of Covid-19 cases in Southeast Asia and parts of Europe has raised concerns in India. The Centre has advised all states and Union Territories to be on their guard and focus on aggressive and sustained genome sequencing. They have been instructed to intensify surveillance and keep an overall vigil on...

Covid-19: India records 2,528 new cases, 149 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 2,528 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Friday morning. As many as 149 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The overall death toll has reached 5,16,281. The daily and weekly positivity rates were 0.4 per cent. Around 6.33 lakh samples were...

Gujarat records 24 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: Twenty-four persons in Gujarat tested positive for Covid-19 in last 24 hours ending Thursday evening, the state health department said. No death was recorded during this period.   50% cases in Ahmedabad Of the 24 cases, 12 were in Ahmedabad city. Vadodara city had 3, Gandhinagar city, Surat city and Vadodara rural 2 each...

Covid-19: India records 2,539 new cases, 60 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 2,539 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Thursday morning. As many as 60 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The overall death toll has reached 5,16,132. The daily positivity rate is 0.35 pe cent, while the weeky positivity rate is 0.42...

Covid-19: India records 2,876 new cases, 98 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 2,876 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday morning. A total of 98 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate was 0.38 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.44 per cent. Around 7.52 lakh samples were...

Gujarat records 29 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours

Vaccination for children aged 12-14 in state to begin from Wednesday   Gandhinagar: The daily tally of Covid-19 in Gujarat fell below 30 on Tuesday. A total of 29 individuals in the state tested positive for the infection in 24 hours ending Tuesday evening. No death was recorded during this period.   Ahmedabad cases drop...

Covid-19 daily death toll in India sees 3-time jump; 97 deaths in 24 hours

2,568 test positive for Covid-19 in the country   New Delhi: The daily death toll witnessed more than three-time jump since the previous day. In last 24 hours, a total of 97 patients succumbed to the infection, the health ministry said on Tuesday morning. The toll was 27 the previous day. The daily tally saw...

Gujarat records 33 new cases of Covid-19, 1 death in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: Gujarat recorded 33 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours ending Monday evening, the health department said. One patient succumbed to the infection during this period.   19 cases in Ahmedabad city Of the 33 cases, 19 were in Ahmedabad city alone. Vadodara city, at the second place, had just 3 cases. Gandhinagar district...

Vaccination for children aged 12-14 to begin from March 16

All those above 60 years of age, too, will be eligible for precaution dose   New Delhi: Covid-19 vaccination for children aged 12 to 14 will begin from Wednesday, March 16, Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced on Monday. Additionally, all individuals over the age of 60 will be eligible to receive the third, or...