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Coronavirus | Numbers down but cannot lower guard: V.K. Paul

India is showing a steady decline in the number of new COVID cases but this decline should not be taken for granted, said Member, (Health) of the NITI Aayog V.K. Paul on Friday. Speaking at a press conference, Dr....

Chennai tops in percentage of population vaccinated

An analysis of data on vaccination from the CoWin portal has revealed that Chennai is ahead of other metros in the percentage of overall population covered by the COVID-19 vaccination drive.At 24.4% (single dose) it is significantly higher than...

Coronavirus | Chennai logs fewer than 500 cases

492 test positive in Chennai; State records 8,633 infections and 287 deaths; 1,73,840 inoculated After 87 days, Chennai logged fewer than 500 cases of COVID-19 on Friday. The city recorded 492 infections, taking its tally to 5,28,322.The day also marked...

Apollo brings Sputnik V to Chennai

Apollo Hospitals on Friday introduced Sputnik V vaccine in Chennai.According to a press release, the hospital was among the first in the country to introduce the vaccine as a pilot launch at its Greames Road facility. The vaccine, which...

Third wave could hit India by October: experts

Will be better controlled; vaccination key, says survey of 40 healthcare specialists A third wave of coronavirus infections is likely to hit India by October, and although it will be better controlled than the latest outbreak, the pandemic will...

Odisha prepares for 1,500 daily paediatric cases in next COVID-19 wave

All COVID Care Centres having ICUs directed to earmark 15% capacity for paediatric patients Odisha government has directed all district headquarters and sub-divisional hospitals to earmark at least 10 isolation beds as paediatrics care facilities.Though there has been no...

Delta variant jumps 33,630 in a week, making up nearly all COVID-19 cases in UK

As of June 14, a total of 806 people have been hospitalised with the Delta variant, an increase of 423 since last week The number of Delta variant infections has jumped by 33,630 in a week to hit a...

COVID recoveries surpass 26-lakh threshold in K’taka; overall stats remain positive [details]

Should someone need to get tested for coronavirus if fully vaccinated? With 10,685 patients discharged during the day,...

Coronavirus updates | Over 2.18 cr. vaccine doses available with States, UT, says Centre

India continued to record the highest number of 7-day average daily deaths globally as of June 16. The two other countries with the highest daily fatality count after India were Brazil (2,025) and Colombia (595). Nearly 34.6% of the...

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N. Korea’s Kim tightens ruling party discipline, appoints new politburo members

The the ruling Workers' Party’s central committee held a plenary meeting for a fourth and last day where it reviewed organisational and ideological issues...