April 13, 2021 06:06 (IST)
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India records biggest Covid single-day spike with 1,52,879 fresh cases

New Delhi/IBNS: In a grim situation, India added 1,52,879 fresh Covid infections in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to over 1.33 crore cases.

No fresh registration for healthcare workers to get Covid vaccine: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Frontline medical and healthcare workers can no longer register for Covid-19 vaccination through the CoWIN app, the Health Ministry has said.

Centre asks states to enforce Covid appropriate behaviour, focus on vaccination

New Delhi/UNI: The Centre on Tuesday suggested to all states and union territories to draw an action plan at the district level to contain the rise in Covid-19 cases.

59 deaths, 2914 fresh Covid-19 cases recorded in Punjab

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab on Monday registered 2914 new Covid cases and 59 deaths due to the fatal infection, raising the infection tally to 2,34,602 and death toll 6749 in the state.

With 62, 714 fresh Covid cases, India records highest single-day jump in nearly 5 months

New Delhi/IBNS: India recorded a massive spike of 62, 714 cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day rise in nearly five months, the Union Health Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

With 43,846 fresh Covid cases, India witnesses highest daily spike in 4 months

New Delhi/IBNS: India registered 43,846 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, setting another highest daily-spike record in nearly four months, the Union Health Ministry stated on Sunday.

Coronavirus vaccines to be capped at Rs. 250 per shot in private hospitals: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Coronavirus vaccines will be capped at Rs. 250 per shot at private hospitals and health centres, the Union Health Ministry has said in a statement.

India sees steepest rise in active coronavirus cases since Nov end

New Delhi/IBNS: India witnessed a massive spike in active coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours with 4,421 infections, which is the steepest rise since the end of November.

India is now 3rd topmost country with highest doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: India has become the third topmost country in the world in terms of the number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered. Only the United States and the United Kingdom remain ahead of India.

India reports less than 20,000 daily new cases of Covid-19 since past 7 days: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: The ongoing trend of contraction of India’s daily new cases continues with the country recording less than 20,000 daily new cases since the last 7 days, the Union Health Ministry stated on Thursday

Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir, and IndiGo transport 56.5 lakh doses of SII's Covishield across India

New Delhi/IBNS: The first batches of coronavirus vaccine began rolling out on early Tuesday from the Pune facility of Serum Institute of India with a total of 56.5 lakh doses to be transported during the day by Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir, and IndiGo, said media reports.

Mamata Banerjee announces free Covid-19 vaccine for every citizen in West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday announced that the state government is arranging to make Covid-19 vaccines available to all its citizens at free of cost.

'Maintain strict vigil': Centre directs 4 states amid rise in Covid-19 cases

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to four states-Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal-urging them to maintain a 'strict vigil' in curbing the spike in Covid-19 cases.

India registers 18,177 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, 217 deaths

New Delhi/IBNS: India registered 18,177 fresh infections in the last 24 hours taking the total Coronavirus cases to 1,03,23,965 on Sunday, the Union Health Ministry data showed.

India records lowest daily rise of Covid-19 cases in nearly 6 months

New Delhi/IBNS: India's fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours stood at 18,732, the lowest daily rise in nearly six months.