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Existing RT-PCR tests can detect Omicron variant of COVID-19: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Existing COVID-19 tests like RT-PCR and RAT can detect traces of Omicon variant, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya told the Parliament amid the scare over the new strain.

Centre reviews Public Health preparedness with states and UTs in view of new Omicron variant reported by WHO

New Delhi: Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan chaired a high-level meeting with States/UTs to review COVID-19 public health response measures and preparedness amid reports of Omicron variant of COVID19 across various countries, here on Tuesday in the presence of Dr V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog.

India reports 8,309 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India added 8,309 new COVID-19 cases while the toll went up by 236 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated on Monday.

India registers 8,774 new COVID-19 cases amid Omicron variant scare

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the fear of the Omicron variant, 8,774 new COVID-19 cases were registered in India in the last 24 hours, the union health ministry stated Sunday.

Amid fears over new COVID variant, India registers 8,318 fresh cases

New Delhi/IBNS: India registered 8,318 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday amid concerns over a new variant called Omicron.

India reports 10,549 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India added 10,549 COVID-19 cases while the toll went up by 488 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated on Friday.

Travellers from South Africa, Hong Kong must be screened rigorously amid fears of new strain: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Thursday called for rigorous screening and testing of travellers coming from South Africa, Hong Kong and Botswana where a new variant of COVID-19 has been found with multiple mutations.

India reports 9,119 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India reported 9,119 COVID-19 cases while the toll went up by 396 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated on Thursday.

India reports 7,579 cases in 24 hours, lowest in 543 days

New Delhi/UNI: India has recorded 7,579 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in the 543 days and 236 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 4,66,147 in the country, the Union Health Ministry stated on Tuesday.

At 10,488 fresh Covid cases, India registers lowest active infections in 17 months

New Delhi/IBNS: Continuing the dip in COVID-19 cases, India registered 10,488 new infections in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said in its daily bulletin on Sunday.

India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 115.79 Cr

New Delhi: With the administration of 51,59,931 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 115.79 Cr (1,15,79,69,274), as per provisional reports till 7 am on Saturday.

India records 11,106 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 11,106 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Friday.

India reports 11,919 new COVID-19 cases, 470 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/UNI: A total of 11,919 people have tested positive for COVID-19 during the past 24 hours in the country, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

With 11, 271 new Covid infections in last 24 hrs, India records lowest active cases in 17 months

New Delhi/IBNS: Continuing its dip in COVID-19 cases, India recorded 11,271 new infections in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said in its daily bulletin on Sunday.

India reports 12,516 new COVID-19 cases, 501 deaths

New Delhi/UNI: India reported 12,516 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours, while 501 more fatalities were also recorded in the same period, taking the overall death toll to 46,2690, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday.