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Delhi extends lockdown to curb Covid spread by another week | Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma visits Covid facility of govt hospital at late night | Congress MP Rajeev Satav dies of Covid-19 | India records 3.29 fresh Covid cases, 4,077 deaths in last 24 hours | Veteran journalist Sunil Jain passes away, PM Modi condoles

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.

India records 26,624 fresh Covid-19 cases, 341 new deaths

New Delhi/IBNS: India recorded 26,624 fresh coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, taking its tally to 1,00,31,223, the Health Ministry data showed on Sunday morning.

India's Covid-19 recovery rate improves to 94.93 pct, active cases stand at 3,56,546

New Delhi/IBNS: India registered a fresh jump of 30,254 coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, taking the country's tally to 98.57 lakhs, the Union Health Ministry data stated on Sunday morning.

India's active Covid-19 caseload drops to 4,03,248, lowest in 4 months

New Delhi/IBNS: India's total active Covid-19 caseload dropped to 4,03,248, the lowest in 137 days amid registration of fresh infections of 36,011 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry bulletin said on Sunday.

India's Covid-19 tally nears 91 lakh, Delhi witnesses highest single-day cases, deaths

New Delhi/IBNS: India, a country of 1.3 billion people, added 45,209 fresh cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infections in the country to 90.95 lakh, the Union Health Ministry data showed on Sunday.

India's coronavirus tally touches 88.14 lakh with over 41000 fresh cases

New Delhi/IBNS: With a fresh jump of 41,100 cases in the last 24 hours, India's coronavirus count has touched 88.14 lakh, the Union Health Minister said in a bulletin on Sunday.

India adds 61,871 fresh Covid-19 infections in last 24 hrs, tally nears 75-lakh mark

New Delhi/IBNS: India registered 61,871 fresh coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, taking its tally near the 75-lakh mark, the Health Ministry stated in its daily bulletin on Sunday.

India reports massive single-day spike with over 90,000 Covid-19 cases

New Delhi/IBNS: India reported the biggest single-day spike of 90,632 coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, taking its tally past the 41-lakh mark, the Union Health Ministry stated on Sunday.