Covid-19: The same vaccine which was administered as first two doses would be given administered as a precaution dose to healthcare and frontline workers, besides the elderly suffering from co-morbidities, said the Centre.
Covid-19: Delhi registered fresh 15097 cases, which is the highest in a single day since May 8 last year. The positivity rate in the national capital has mounted to 15.34 percent.
Asked whether the AAP government was considering a lockdown in the city, Jain said Delhi has already taken stringent actions, including imposing night curfew and weekend curfew, which are sufficient for the time being. There is no need for a lockdown right now.
The three-day summit was to be held in a big way to attract investments, and delegations from many partner countries and CEOs of top companies were supposed to participate in the event.
Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that there is no need for imposing another lockdown in Delhi as of now. He informed that the national capital is expecting 14,000 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.
Coronavirus Cases India: The country reported 90,928 fresh coronavirus infections, the highest in over 200 days, that pushed its caseload to 3,51,09,286, the shared by the Union Ministry of Health stated.
J-K recorded 418 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, double the Tuesday's number of cases of 199. Jammu region saw a more than three-fold increase in the number of cases on Wednesday at 311 as compared to Tuesday and Monday.
The Supreme Court Advocates On Record Association (SCAORA) in its plea requested that the March 23, 2020 and April 27, 2021 rulings by which the orders extending statutory limitation were put in abeyance be restored.
Maharashtra recorded the maximum number of 653 cases followed by Delhi at 464, Kerala 185, Rajasthan 174, Gujarat 154 and Tamil Nadu 121 cases.
Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of 653 cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus so far. New Covid-19 cases have been recorded at 58,097, a sharp spike.
Covid-19: West Bengal health authorities said over 9000 infections were reported in the state on Tuesday.
Covid-19: Delhi government has directed private hospitals with over 50 beds to reserve at least 40 percent of their beds for Covid patients.
80 people from Government Rajindra Hospital and Medical College, Patiala have turned out to be Covid-19 positive. Patiala is turning out to be the worst-hit district in Punjab in terms of a rising number of coronavirus cases.
This is the second time that the Delhi BJP leader, Manoj Tiwari, has tested positive for the coronavirus. He was also infected with the virus during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Omicron variant of the coronavirus is bringing about more and more Covid-19 cases all over the world. As people fear going out even for the testing of its infection, they ask whether the at-home testing kits might be able to do the job.
Covid-19: Amid rising Covid-19 cases, the Centre has announced suspension of biometric attendance for government employees till January 31. The Covid-19 cases have spiked in the country in last few weeks.
Latest genome sequencing data from Delhi shows that 81% of the samples of Covid-19 positive swabs have tested positive for the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, Health Minister Satyendar Jain informed.
Covid-19 West Bengal: Over 100 doctors and health workers have been hospitalised over the past three days in the state, after testing Covid positive.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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