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Haridwar reports 1000 Covid cases in nearly 2 days amid Kumbh Mela | US health regulator calls for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine use after cases of rare blood clots | Uddhav Thackeray announces full curfew in Maharashtra from tomo, allows only essential services | India clears way for foreign-made Covid vaccines, invites applications | Jammu and Kashmir: BSF nabs Pakistani intruder on IB in Jammu's RS Pura

India approves Russia’s Sputnik V Covid vaccine: Reports

New Delhi/UNI: A Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of central government on Monday gave its nod for the emergency use authorization of the Russia's COVID-19 vaccine SPUTNIK V, sources said.

India records 1,68,912 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, 904 deaths 

New Delhi: India recorded 1,68,912 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health released data on Monday.

Central teams to Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Punjab submit report on Covid measures

New Delhi/IBNS: The Central teams sent to Maharashtra, Punjab and Chhattisgarh earlier last week have found marked lack of compliance to Covid-appropriate behaviour, apart from issues like lack of RT-PCR testing facilities, shortage of healthcare workers and attacks on healthcare workers, said media reports.

Karnataka reports over 10,000 fresh COVID cases

Bengaluru/UNI: Despite the state government clamping night curfew in districts with high numbers of COVID-19 cases, the number of fresh pandemic cases surged past 10,000 in the last 24-hours in Karnataka.

Kerala reports 6,986 new COVID cases

Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: Covid-19 was detected in 6,986 persons in Kerala on Sunday while 2,358 patients have recovered from the disease, Health Minister KK Shailaja said.

Maharashtra records 63,294 fresh Covid-19 cases

Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra recorded new 63,294 coronavirus infections on Sunday, taking the tally to 3,407,245, according to the state’s health department bulletin.

India bans export of antiviral drug Remdesivir amid steep rise in Covid-19 cases

New Delhi/IBNS: India has banned the export of antiviral drug Remdesivir and and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) due to massive jump in coronavirus cases in the country.

Pakistan records highest single-day COVID-19 deaths

Islamabad: Pakistan recorded the highest single-day deaths due to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours which stood at 114, media reports said.

North and Middle Andaman declares night curfew following sharp surge of COVID-19 cases

Mayabunder/UNI: After south Andaman district of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, now the North and Middle Andaman District on Sunday declared night curfew following a sharp surge in COVID-19 positive cases in the UT.

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage achieves a landmark of 10 crore with over 35 lakh doses given in last 24 hours

New Delhi: The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 10 Cr today.

Bangladesh reports 78 COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh registered 78 COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, highest daily figure recorded since the virus hit the country last year, media reports said.

France to start vaccinating people aged over 55 on Monday: Health Minister

Paris/Sputnik: France will start vaccinating people aged over 55 from COVID-19 on Monday as part of efforts to expand the vaccination campaign, Health Minister Olivier Veran told Journal du dimanche in an interview.

COVID-19 spike: Central team visits Aurangabad

Aurangabad/Maharashtra/UNI: Aurangabad district administration has taken appropriate measures to contain the COVID spread, stated the Central team on Sunday.

COVID-19: Central team visits Nashik

Nashik/UNI: Amid the COVID surge, a team formed by the Centre visited Kalvan taluka and reviewed the measures being taken to contain the pandemic, a report said on Sunday.

South Korea to resume administration of AstraZeneca vaccines: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: South Korea decided on Sunday to resume the administration of AstraZeneca vaccines to suitable recipients after having paused distribution amid blood clot concerns, media reported.