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1,20,529 new COVID cases in India, 9th day of less than 2 lakh cases

India reported 1,20,529 new COVID cases and 3,380 deaths in the last 24 hours on Saturday taking the total tally of COVID infections to 2.86 crores. The total fatalities due to the disease stand at 3,44,082. The number of active cases in the country is 15,55,248 with an 80,745 decrease in active cases in the...

1.73 lakh new COVID cases in India in last 24 hours, lowest per day case since April 12

India recorded 173,790 new COVID cases, the lowest since April 12, and 3,617 fatalities due to the disease in the last 24 hours. This is also the second consecutive day that the country is seeing less than 2 lakh cases. 2,84,601 recoveries were also recorded during the last 24 hours taking the total recovery to...

India records over 2.57 lakh new COVID cases

India recorded over 2.57 lakh new COVID cases in the last 24 hours and 4,194 fatalities during the same period. India’s total COVID cases now stand at 2.62 crores of which 29 lakh are currently active. This accounts for 11% of the total cases. The total fatality due to the disease stands at 2,95,525. India...

3.26 lakh new COVID cases in India, 3890 fatalities in 24 hours

India recorded 3,26,098 new COVID cases taking the total number of cases to 24,372,907. Fatalities due to the disease in the last 24 hours stood at 3,890 taking the total death toll to 2,66,207. Maharashtra reported 39,923 new COVID cases and 695 deaths the highest in the country in the last 24 hours. Kerala came...

India suffering due to “incorrect assumption” that pandemic is over: Dr Anthony Fauci

India is currently in “dire straits” due to an “incorrect assumption” that it was finished with the COVID-19 pandemic and for opening up prematurely, according to America’s top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci. Notably, Dr Fauci is the director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and is also the...

US asks citizens to leave India as soon as possible as COVID cases & deaths touch record levels

With the COVID-19 situation going from bad to worse in India, the US government has told its citizens to leave India as soon as possible. The Joe Biden administration in a ‘level 4 travel advisory’ has asked Americans not to travel to India or to leave as soon as it is safe to do so....

Pfizer seeks nod for its COVID-19 vaccine in India

US-based vaccine major Pfizer’s India unit has approached the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for emergency use authorisation (EUA) for its COVID-19 vaccine. Following the development, Pfizer India has become the first pharmaceutical firm in the country to seek EUA for its COVID-19 vaccine. Notably, the company’s parent entity has already secured similar...

35,551 fresh COVID-19 cases take India’s tally beyond 95 lakh

The health ministry on Thursday informed that 35,551 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally to 95.34 lakh. So far, the biggest single-day surge of 97,894 COVID-19 cases was reported in India on September 17. The...

COVID-19 case tally nearing 91 lakh in India, deaths cross 1.33 lakh

The health ministry on Sunday informed that 45,209 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally to 90.95 lakh. So far, the biggest single-day surge of 97,894 COVID-19 cases was reported in India on September 17. The...

Over 1.06 lakh deaths recorded due to COVID-19 in India

The health ministry on Friday informed that 70,496 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally to 69.06 lakh. So far, the biggest single-day surge of 97,894 COVID-19 cases was reported in India on September 17. The...

India’s COVID-19 death toll touches 66,333

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday informed that 78,357 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally to 37.69 lakh. The highest surge of over 78,761 cases was reported on August 30 followed by...