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Daily Rise In COVID-19 Cases Highest In 239 Days

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The active cases have increased to 12,72,073, the highest in 220 days, while the death toll has climbed to 4,85,350 with 315 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

Arunachal Reports 134 New Covid-19 Cases, Highest One-Day Spike In Jan

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Arunachal Pradesh has been witnessing a spurt in coronavirus infections since January 4 with 340 new Covid-19 cases reported so far.


India Reports 1,41,986 New Covid Cases, 285 Deaths

Maharashtra has recorded the maximum number of 876 Omicron variant cases, followed by Delhi at 513, Karnataka 333, Rajasthan 291, Kerala 284 and Gujarat 204.

Vaccination Begins For 15-18 Age Group In Maha; Pune Children Get Flowers & Masks After Jabs

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The city civic body said along with children from the BMC-run schools, vaccines will be given free of cost to children of other schools as well.


Odisha Registers 424 New COVID-19 Cases

Meanwhile, the vaccination drive for the 15-18 years age group began at 939 special sessions sites across the state, a senior health official said.

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29 December, 2021

Containment Zone Returns In Chennai, As Omicron Cases Rise To 45, TN Minister Says No Need To Panic

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Pointing out that England and world over several countries were shifting the treatment protocols asking the asymptomatic persons to undergo treatment at home, the Minister said the state too apart from following the guidelines would closely monitor the cases.


28 December, 2021

Biological E Aims To Produce 100 Mn Doses/Month Of Corbevax From Feb 2022

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Corbevax has completed two Phase III clinical trials involving more than 3000 subjects between the ages of 18 and 80 at 33 study sites across India.


27 December, 2021

MHA Issues Fresh Advisory For COVID-19 Management, Asks States, UTs Not To Let Guard Down

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In the countries with Omicron-driven surge, the home secretary said, the growth trajectory of cases has been very steep and in our country, 578 Omicron cases have already been reported in 19 States and UTs so far.


26 December, 2021

Govt's Decision On Covid Vaccination For Children 'Unscientific': Senior AIIMS Epidemiologist

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Serious adverse events following immunisation are between 10 to 15 per million population, Rai said. "So, if you do the risk and benefit analysis in adults, it is a huge benefit," he said.


26 December, 2021

TN To Conduct Random Tests To 10 Percent Of People Arriving From 'Non-Risk' Countries: Health Minister

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The minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian said 12 people detected with the Omicron variant in the state have been discharged from hospitals in Chennai, Tiruchirapalli and other cities after recovery, taking the 'active' Omicron cases in Tamil Nadu to 22.


25 December, 2021

Assam Lifts Night Curfew On Dec 31

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Mahanta further said for omicron specific regulation, district magistrates, superintendents of police and all other authorities concerned shall be responsible for ensuring COVID appropriate behaviour in all public places.


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25 December, 2021

Gehlot Stresses On Vaccination, Compliance Of Night Curfew To Check Covid Spread

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The chief minister said that in several countries, third and fourth doses of vaccine are being administered and the Government of India should allow booster doses.


25 December, 2021

Omicron Will Spike In India But Cases Will Be Mild, Says South African Doctor Who Identified Variant

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Omicron Covid-19: Dr Angelique Coetzee, who first identified the new variant, said India will see a surge in the cases, but hopefully the majority of the cases will be as mild as in South Africa.


24 December, 2021

Multi-Vitamins, Paracetamol – Only Treatment Given To 40 Omicron Patients At Delhi Hospital

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The doctor said most of the patients are those who tested COVID-19 positive at the airport upon arrival from foreign countries.


24 December, 2021

COVID-19: Night Curfew Back In Madhya Pradesh

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The continuous increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Delhi in the last one week is a matter of concern, Chouhan said.


24 December, 2021

Maha reports 1,179 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

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There are now 7,897 active COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra after 615 patients were discharged from hospitals following recovery in the last 24 hours.


24 December, 2021

Gujarat Reports 7 More Omicron Cases; CM Holds Review Meeting

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Addressing a press conference over the Omicron issue, Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Manoj Aggarwal, said the administration is fully prepared to deal with any situation and required arrangements have been made as per the Centre's guidelines.


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22 December, 2021

Omicron: Karnataka Asks Districts To Step Up Surveillance

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T K Anil Kumar said the primary and secondary contacts should be identified within 24 hours of reporting of COVID positive case.


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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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