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India records 44,643 new COID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 44,643  new COID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, marking a slight spike in cases, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Friday.

Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine falls short in producing antibodies: Study

Budapest: A Hungarian study has found China's Sinopharm vaccines failed to  produce sufficient antibodies in a quarter of elderly people who were voluntarily tested in Budapest, media reports said.

ISRO's gearing up for GSLV-F10/EOS-O3 mission on Aug 12

Chennai/UNI: After a long gap, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for a GSLV mission from the spaceport of Sriharikota, about 100 km from here, on August 12 early morning.

India reports 42,982 new COVID-19 cases, 533 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India added 42,982 new COVID-19 cases Thursday while the deaths apparently due to the virus went up by 533 in the last 24 hours.  

India exported over 6 crore vaccines, current focus on domestic demand: Govt tells Lok Sabha

New Delhi/UNI: India has so far exported over six crore doses of Covishield and Covaxin - under its 'Vaccine Maitri' initiative, but now domestic supplies are the primary concern, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Study finds Coronavirus infections three times lower in double vaccinated people

London: A new research has found that double vaccinated people were three times less likely than unvaccinated people to test positive for the coronavirus.

India records 42,625 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 42,625 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per data released in the past 24 hours by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Pandemic far from over, 8 states show rise in R-Factor: Centre warns amid Delta variant spread

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government on Tuesday warned that the COVID-19 pandemic is "still raging" and eight states have shown a rise in the R-factor, which is a "significant problem".

Covid19: Centre reluctant on granting Moderna, Pfizer immunity from lawsuits, liability; excluded them from vaccination plan

New Delhi/IBNS: All US-based Covid-19 vaccine makers are insisting on protection from lawsuits and liability and India is reluctant to allow their entry on these conditions, delaying their availability in India, according to NK Arora, head of the government's vaccine panel.

India daily COVID-19 tally drops, 30,549 new cases recorded in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India's daily tally dropped as 30,549 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health released data on Tuesday.

Outpatient care in China’s Nanjing suspended amid new COVID-19 outbreak, say city authorities

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: Hospitals in the Chinese city of Nanjing in the eastern Jiangsu province are suspending outpatient appointments amid the new coronavirus outbreak, the city government said.

Spanish doctors call for vaccinating pregnant women against COVID-19 after three deaths reported

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Spanish doctors called on regional authorities to accelerate the immunization of pregnant women following three reported cases of fatalities from COVID-19 in the category during the last month.

India records 40,134 new COVID-19 cases, 422 deaths

New Delhi: India reported 40,134 new cases in the past 24 hours as fear of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is becoming more intense now.

Pakistan: Islamabad authorities planning to impose smart lockdown as positivity rate hits 10.66 pct

Islamabad: Authorities in Islamabad city of Pakistan are planning to impose smart lockdown as coronavirus positivity rate hit 10.66 percent on Sunday.

India records 41,831 new COVID cases, 541 deaths in last 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: India recorded 41,831 fresh infections of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours pushing the total caseload to 3,16,55,824, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.