Mizoram on Thursday reported 1,054 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and 299 of them were from Aizawl district.
The state had reported 2,198 fresh cases with a positivity rate of 4.49 per cent on Monday against the testing of 48,964 samples. On Tuesday, 2,837 new cases were detected against the testing of 49,840 samples, registering a positivity of 5.69 per cent, the bulletin said.
Arunachal Pradesh has been witnessing a spurt in coronavirus infections since January 4 with 340 new Covid-19 cases reported so far.
On Thursday, 1,313 cases were recorded with a positivity rate of 1.73 per cent, according to officials figures. The daily cases count had breached the 1000-mark after a gap of seven months.
In the event of rising Covid-19 cases in Mumbai, Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray held a meeting with civic officials today to chart a task plan.
Covid-19 Delhi: The new restrictions including night curfew has been put in place amid rising Covid cases in the national capital.
The Yellow Alert is likely to roll out if the positivity rate remains above the critical mark of 0.5 per cent for two consecutive days.
With the number of COVID-19 infections at Dharwad's Medical College reaching 281 and new clusters emerging in Bengaluru amid the threats of new variant 'Omicron', Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday hinted at putting in place certain precautionary measures to control the spread of virus.
The active Covid-19 cases have come down to 1,35,918— the lowest in 17 months.
Health officials claim that massive crowds in the markets during Diwali festival and earlier breach of the social distancing norms during the bypoll campaigns are to be blamed primarily for this sudden rise in Covid infection .
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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