Coronavirus Update India: In the last 24 hours, 8,439 people have tested positive for Covid-19. The active cases are now at 94,733, the lowest in 555 days.
As active Covid-19 cases have declined to 1,34,096, the lowest in 523 days, only 125 new fatalities have been recorded in the past 24 hours.
The Thane Municipal Corporation has made it compulsory for all civic employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as a part of an effort to achieve the cent per cent target in the city by this month-end.
While Sputnik V has already received regulatory approval, Dr Reddy's Laboratory received the Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) nod to conduct phase-3 bringing trials of Sputnik Light in September.
With only 1,48,579 active Covid-19 cases in the country, the count is the lowest in 252 days. As Indians are gearing up to socialize on Diwali, the Covid-19 situation in India is better than that of the last year.
A senior citizen who got vaccinated for Covid-19 at a private hospital has filed a petition to remove Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image from the certificate. Kerala HC termed it as a 'Very Dangerous Proposition.'
The situation of Covid-19 in India before the festival of Diwali is of relief. Only 11,903 fresh cases of Covid-19 were recorded yesterday while the active cases declined to 1,51,209.
As Diwali is around the corner, Covid-19 cases in India have come down to 10,423. The active cases took steep fall to 1,53,776 - the lowest in 250 days.
While BJP government is celebrating the occasion, the opposition is calling it the govt’s failure as just about 21 per cent of India’s total population has received both doses of the Covid vaccine.
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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