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India's COVID-19 recovery rate climbs a new high of nearly 68%

New Delhi: India continues on the path of COVID-19 management boosted by two significant achievements, continuously rising recovery rate among the COVID-19 patients and Case Fatality Rate that has remained much below the global average, the government said on Friday.

India reports 62,538 cases, 886 fatalities in past 24 hours

New Delhi/UNI: India reported the highest single-day spike of 62,538 Covid-19 cases during the past 24 hours while 886 people succumbed to the disease in the same period.

India's COVID-19 cases breach 2 million mark

New Delhi/IBNS: India's coronavirus cases crossed the grim landmark of 2 million on Thursday evening as the country's total tally now stands at 20,06,760.

India reports over 56,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, tally close to 20 lakh

New Delhi/IBNS: India reported over 56,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday mornings, pushing the overall tally close to 20 lakh.

COVID19: India conducts over 6 lakh tests in 24 hours

New Delhi: India has continued testing more than 6 lakh COVID-19 samples for the second consecutive day.

India registers 52,050 new COVID-19 cases, death toll touches 38938

New Delhi: India recorded 52, 050 fresh COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.

India playing leading role in development of COVID vaccine, says WHO

Geneva/UNI: WHO Health Emergencies Programme Executive Director Dr Michael Ryan on Monday said that India is playing a leading role in the development of potential vaccine candidate and also producing potential anti-COVID drugs.

DCGI approves Phase II+III trials of Oxford University vaccine by Serum Institute

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given approval to Serum Institute of India, Pune to conduct Phase II+III clinical trials of Oxford University-Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine (COVISHIELD) in India. This will hasten the development of the COVID-19 vaccine.

India crosses a milestone, conducts more than 2 crore COVID tests

New Delhi: In a landmark achievement, India has tested 2,02,02,858 COVID-19 samples so far.

COVID-19 death toll in India touches 38135

India registered 771 new deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll due to COVID-19 to 38135, as per Ministry of Health website.

India records highest ever single day COVID-19 recoveries of 51,255

New Delhi: A staggering more than 51,000 recoveries were registered in India in the last 24 hours, government data revealed on Sunday.

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 17 lakh mark with over 54,000 cases in last 24 hrs

New Delhi/IBNS: With the registration of 54,735 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, India's coronavirus tally on Sunday crossed the grim milestone of 17 lakh mark.

Herd immunity indirect protection from Covid-19, not an option in India: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Health Ministry on Thursday refused to accept herd immunity as an option to stop the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in a vast country of 1.3 billion people, calling it an "indirect protection" from the contagion.

India reports over 52,000 fresh Covid-19 cases, 775 deaths in last 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India, a country of 1.3 billion people, reported 52,123 Covid-19 cases while 775 people succumbed to the disease in 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

India's COVID-19 fatality rate reduces to 2.25 percent 

New Delhi: India’s Case Fatality Rate (CFR) is progressively falling and currently, it is 2.25 percent, read a government statement.