Launching a COVID-19 vaccination drive for those in the 15 to 18 years age group at a government school here, the Chief Minister appealed for increased public participation to achieve cent per cent vaccine coverage in order to keep the virus away.
Maharashtra has recorded the maximum number of 510 cases, followed by Delhi (351), Kerala (156), Gujarat (136), Tamil Nadu (121) and Rajasthan (120). India's Covid tally rose to 3,49,22,882 with 33,750 fresh cases, while the active cases increased to 1,45,582, according to the data updated at 8 am.
India's Covid-19 tally rose to 3,49,22,882 with 33,750 fresh cases in 24 hours, while the active cases increased to 1,45,582, according to the data updated by the Ministry of Health at 8 am.
Mumbai according to the official data released by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has registered over 8,000 cases on Sunday.
Covid-19 case tally in Delhi on Sunday was 17 percent higher than the 2,716 infections registered a day before.
Covid-19 West Bengal: 10,091 cases in three days prompted the state government to shut schools, colleges, universities and allow trains to ply only till evening.
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) had on Wednesday decided that Covid-related restrictions imposed in Delhi under the ‘yellow alert’ would continue for the time being and authorities would monitor the situation for a while before deciding on fresh curbs.
Strict security arrangements were in place across Kolkata with thousands of police officers on the streets, enforcing the COVID guidelines such as wearing masks and maintaining social distance, officials said.
India logged 309 fresh Omicron cases on Thursday. The daily rise in Covid-19 cases crossed the 16,000 mark after around 64 days taking India's total tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,48,38,804.
All the direct flights from the UK and those emanating from other high-risk countries will not be allowed to enter West Bengal from 3rd January. Covid-19 and Omicron variant cases are constantly rising in the state.
Covid-19 Uttar Pradesh: The three cases reported in Mathura have foreign travel history. One person has returned from Mathura, while other two people have been to Singapore.
Covid-19: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has expressed concern over the rising number of cases in the state. Mumbai also recorded a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases with new 2,510 infections.
Covid-19: The violations registered in Delhi, as per official figures showed 4,248 cases were registered for wearing no mask,83 cases for not maintaining social distancing protocol, and 60 cases for spitting in public places on December 28.
Fresh Covid-19 cases in Delhi jumped from 496 to 946 on Wednesday. Coronavirus positivity rate has also jumped from 0.89% to 1.29%. New cases are the highest since May 30th.
Long lines of humans can be seen across various metro stations in Delih and Gurgaon as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation issues 50% occupancy guidelines for commuters. Covid-19 cases are drastically rising in the national capital region.
West Bengal on Sunday reported an all-time high of 24,287 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, the highest since the first wave of infections in 2020.
Omicron Covid-19: Australia witnesses spike in new infections in Sydney and surrounding parts of New South Wales state, where the cases skyrocketed to more than 11,000, up from 6,000 a day earlier. Victoria state also reported a record 3,700 cases, up by more than 1,000 previous cases.
Omicron Covid-19: The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention lists California as a place with ‘high’ transmission of the virus, along with nearly everywhere else in the country. But in the last week California averaged 16.4 new cases per 100,000 people, less than a third of the national rate.
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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