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COVID- 19 India

Delhi Records 125 fresh COVID-19 Cases, Zero Death In A Day; Positivity Rate 0.20 Pc

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Amid the Omicron scare, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on Monday said all samples that test positive for COVID-19 will now be sent for genome sequencing.

Omicron Covid-19: Genome Sequencing Of All Cases Starts In Delhi For Variant Detection

Dec 22, 2021 PTI

Omicron Covid-19: The Delhi’s Health Minister Satyendar Jain 400 to 500 samples can be identified in the government run facilities daily in the national capital.


Army Chief Gen Naravane Calls For Global Cooperation To Handle Any Pandemic-Like Situation

General Naravane said the outspread of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world has taught everyone many lessons in terms of preventive control, mitigation strategy and protocols.

India's Omicron Tally Rises To 126; Maha, Kerala, K'taka Report More Cases

Dec 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Of the six new cases in Karnataka, one is a passenger from the UK, while five others are from COVID-19 clusters in two educational institutions in Dakshina Kannada district, and their travel history or contact with the international travellers are being ascertained, officials said.


28 From Overseas Detected With S-Gene Drop Fuel Suspicion Of Omicron: Health Minister

The Minister for Medical and Family Welfare said the samples of the 28 passengers have been sent for genomic sequencing analysis.

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15 December, 2021

8 New Cases Of Omicron Found In Maha; None Had History Of Overseas Travel

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Seven of these eight persons were vaccinated against coronavirus and their swab samples were taken for testing in the first week of December, it said.


15 December, 2021

Karan Johar Slams Reports That His House Is Covid Hotspot; Tests Negative For Covid-19

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"To some members of the media, I would like to clarify that an eight-person intimate gathering is not a 'party'," said Karan Johar in a statement on Instagram.


14 December, 2021

Omicron Variant: Maharashtra Reports Two More Cases, Country's Tally Climbs To 40

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The Omicron variant was first detected in India in Bengaluru with two people testing positive for it comprising a South African national of Indian origin and a doctor.


10 December, 2021

Health Ministry, Agencies Should Assess Requirement Of Vaccine Booster Shots: Par Panel

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Underlining that the nature and virulence of COVID-19 pandemic is "unpredictable", the committee cautioned that alertness and preparedness cannot be compromised at any stage.


06 December, 2021

IMA Urges Govt To Announce 'Additional' Covid Vaccine Doses For Healthcare, Frontline Workers

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"IMA does not support the imposition of a travel ban. However, we appeal to all to avoid unnecessary travel, especially pleasure tourism and social gatherings. All our public transport system should strictly adhere to code of covid protocol."


06 December, 2021

COVID-19: Fresh cases in Puducherry dips below 10

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"The sustained efforts of the Department of Health and positive cooperation from the public are chiefly responsible for the steep fall in number of new cases,"


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06 December, 2021

Assam Govt Issues Fresh SOP As New COVID Variant Cases Increase In Country

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The fresh standard operating procedure made 7-day home quarantine compulsory for those who test negative for the coronavirus infection.


03 December, 2021

CDSCO Approves Shelf Life Of COVID-19 Vaccines

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Responding to a question on the shelf life of Covid vaccines approved in the country and their active period among the vaccinated people, Mandaviya, in a written reply, said the vaccines were developed very recently, therefore, scientific evidence regarding the duration of protection is still evolving globally.


01 December, 2021

Negative RT-PCR Report Must For All Domestic Passengers Arriving At Mumbai Airport

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The civic body said passengers can be exempted from the RT-PCR report rule only in exceptional cases like family distress, and the testing may be allowed on arrival at the airport in Mumbai.


01 December, 2021

Delhi Airport Says International Arrivals Running Smoothly After New COVID Guidelines

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The strict guidelines for international passengers, especially coming from 'at-risk' countries, came into effect from Tuesday midnight amid rising concerns over the emergence of the COVID variant Omicron.


01 December, 2021

Karnataka Chief Minister To Discuss Administration Of Booster Dose Of COVID Vaccine With Union Health Minister

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Speaking to reporters, he said he will get to know from the Union Minister the scientific developments on administering the booster dose and the Centre's take or recommendation in this connection.


30 November, 2021

Government Says "Declining Trend In Covid Cases, But Surge Cannot Be Ruled Out As Virus Continuously Evolving"

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Listing some of the interventions, Pawar said that the Ministry of Health continues to provide technical guidance for managing various aspects of COVID-19 and so far more than 150 guidelines/advisories/SoPs/plans have been provided to states and UTs.


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30 November, 2021

Stricter Norms For International Passengers To Be Effective From Tuesday Midnight

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Each passenger who will undergo the RT-PCR test will be charged around Rs 1,700.


Photo Gallery

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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