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COVID-19: Gujarat Logs Over 11,000 New Cases, Highest In Nearly Eight Months; Five Die

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

With the new cases, the state's caseload reached 8,96,894, while the death of five patients - one each in Ahmedabad, Surat, Valsad, Rajkot and Bhavnagar - took the toll to 10,142, it said in a release.

1,700 Delhi Police Personnel Tested COVID-19 Positive From Jan 1 To Jan 12: Data

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

In a meeting held on Tuesday with senior officers of the districts and other units, the officers had been strictly instructed to brief their personnel to take care of themselves and follow the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for prevention of coronavirus amid rising cases amongst the force.


Over 9 Lakh 'Precaution Doses' Of Covid Vaccine Administered On First Day

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 152.78 crore (1,52,78,35,951) with over 82 lakh (82,76,158) doses being administered on Monday (till 7 pm).

Covid Wave: Bengal Reports Over 19,000 Infections On Monday, Lesser Than Previous Day

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

West Bengal had registered an all-time high single-day spike of 24,287 infections on Sunday. However, the lower figure may well have to do with the far fewer number of people being tested.


India To Start Administering Precautionary Covid Doses From Tomorrow

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said reminder SMSes have been sent to over one crore healthcare and frontline workers and senior citizens for their precaution dose.

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08 January, 2022

EC Banks On Vaccination For 'Covid-Safe' Polls

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He said that in absolute figures, as of January 7, more than 15 crore people in these five states together have got the first dose of vaccine and more than nine crore had been administered both doses.


08 January, 2022

2L Adolescents Get Jabbed For Covid-19 In National Capital; Northeast Delhi Takes Lead

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After the CBSE exams commenced, directions were issued to close vaccination centres in schools.


08 January, 2022

Only Vaccinated Passengers Allowed On Suburban Trains In Chennai Region: Southern Railway

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The Southern Railway also warned of collecting Rs 500 as fine from a passenger who is found not wearing a face mask in the premises.


08 January, 2022

Novak Djokovic Tested Positive For COVID-19 In December 2021, Say Lawyers

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Novak Djokovic was denied entry to Australia after his visa was revoked at the Melbourne Airport late Wednesday for failing to meet COVID-19 requirements that all non-citizens need to enter the country.


07 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic Gets Call From Serbia, Thanks Fans For Support

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Novak Djokovic, a vaccine skeptic, was barred from entering Australia late Wednesday when federal border authorities at the Melbourne airport rejected his medical exemption to the country's strict COVID-19 vaccination requirements.


06 January, 2022

EXPLAINER: Why Was World No.1 Novak Djokovic Not Let Into Australia?

Associated Press (AP)

Despite being granted a medical exemption to defend his Australian Open men's singles title, World No.1 Novak Djokovic's visa has been revoked upon his arrival in Melbourne on Thursday.


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06 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Sports Ministry Miffed at Organisers For Denying Aman Dahiya Entry

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Aman Dahiya was to compete in the boy's singles qualifying event for the junior Australian Open 2022. He is one of the two Indian tennis players in the junior top 100. The other is Chirag Duhan.


05 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic Granted Medical Exemption; To Seek 21st Grand Slam

Associated Press (AP)

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has won nine of his 20 major titles at the Australian Open. He is tied with rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 Grand Slam titles. Federer won't be playing in the Australian Open 2022.


05 January, 2022

COVID-19: K'taka govt imposes weekend curfew

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The government also decided to shut schools and pre-university colleges except for 10th and 12th standard students for two weeks. It announced the weekend curfew and also the decision to extend the night curfew for two weeks in the state.



04 January, 2022

Over 40 Lakh Children Between 15-18 Years Get Jabs On First Day Of Vaccination

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Over 40 lakh children between 15-18 years of age were administered the Covid-19 vaccine till 8 pm on the first day of the vaccination drive


04 January, 2022

Over 90,000 teenagers get coronavirus jab in Himachal Pradesh

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The vaccination campaign was launched at the Government Vijay Senior Secondary School (Boys) in Mandi with Class 12 humanities student Ravi Kumar becoming the first student to get the first dose of Covaxin.


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04 January, 2022

Covid-19 Mumbai: Schools For Classes 1-9 and 11 Shut; 6,100+ Children Get Vaccinated

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The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said students of classes 10 and 12 are excluded from the decision of shutting down of schools for others in light of the rising Covid-19 cases in Mumbai. More than 6,100 children also got vaccinated in the metropolis.


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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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