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Covid-19 India Update: 2,135 Omicron Cases So Far, 58,097 New Coronavirus Infections

Jan 05, 2022 PTI

Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of 653 cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus so far. New Covid-19 cases have been recorded at 58,097, a sharp spike.

COVID-19: K'taka govt imposes weekend curfew

Jan 05, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Special measures needed to contain COVID-19 outbreak in Bengaluru: Karnataka minister

Stating that the third wave of COVID-19 has set in, Sudhakar predicted that the state capital will be an epicentre of the latest outbreak.

Covid Cases Surge: 80 Doctors, Students Test Positive For Covid-19 At Patiala Medical College

Jan 04, 2022 PTI

80 people from Government Rajindra Hospital and Medical College, Patiala have turned out to be Covid-19 positive. Patiala is turning out to be the worst-hit district in Punjab in terms of a rising number of coronavirus cases.


COVID 19: Night curfew imposed, educational institutions shut in Punjab

Movement of individuals for all the non-essential activities shall remain prohibited between 10 pm to 5 am within municipal limits of all the cities and towns of Punjab, according to an order issued by the home affairs and justice department on Tuesday.

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04 January, 2022

India Records 37,379 New Covid-19 Infections, 1,892 Of Omicron Variant So Far

Outlook Web Desk

Fresh cases of Covid-19 infections in India have gone up in the last 24 hours to 37,379. The more contagious Omicron variant has now been detected in 1,892 of the samples.


04 January, 2022

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

PTI

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.


03 January, 2022

Covid-19 West Bengal: Kolkata Registers 9,762 Cases Within Week; Over 100 Doctors In Isolation

Outlook Bureau

Covid-19 West Bengal: Over 100 doctors and health workers have been hospitalised over the past three days in the state, after testing Covid positive.


03 January, 2022

Covid-19 Update: 33,750 New Cases Reported; 1,700 Omicron Infections So Far

PTI

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 3,49,22,882 with 33,750 fresh cases in 24 hours, while the active cases increased to 1,45,582, according to the data updated by the Ministry of Health at 8 am.


03 January, 2022

Mumbai upsurge pushes Maha COVID-19 tally; state logs 11,877 new cases, 2,707 more than day before; 50 Omicron infections

Outlook Web Desk

The state reported nine fatalities, which increased the overall COVID-19 toll to 1,41,542. Maharashtra is now left with 42,024 active cases, the bulletin said.


01 January, 2022

Delhi records 1,796 new cases, highest since May 22; positivity rate jumps to 2.44%

Outlook Web Desk

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.


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30 December, 2021

West Bengal To Restrict Flights From UK, At-Risk Countries From January 3

PTI

All the direct flights from the UK and those emanating from other high-risk countries will not be allowed to enter West Bengal from 3rd January. Covid-19 and Omicron variant cases are constantly rising in the state.


30 December, 2021

Multiplex Association of India Meets Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia, Urge Him To Reopen Cinema Halls

PTI

Delhi has closed down cinema halls in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases in the national capital, particularly due to the Omicron variant. A delegation of Multiplex Association of India met Deputy CM Manish Sisodia to request his intervention in reopening the halls.


30 December, 2021

Rising Covid-19 Cases: Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal States/UTs Of Concern, Health Ministry Says

PTI

Ministry of Health said that Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Karnataka and Gujarat are the leading places where Covid-19 is spreading at a concerning rate.


30 December, 2021

Covid-19 Spreading Faster Than Ever, 5 Lakh Cases In USA In 24 Hours

Outlook Web Desk

Coronavirus cases are seeing a massive spike, worldwide. With more than 17 lakh cases reported globally in the last 24 hours, let's take a look at countries badly affected and how they compare to India.


30 December, 2021

Covid-19 Restrictions Can't Be Imposed Everywhere Because It Will Hurt Economy: Mamata Banerjee

PTI

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that Covid-19 cases were rising in Kolkata as it's a transit point for travellers. She also said pandemic restrictions can't be imposed everywhere as they would hurt the economy.


29 December, 2021

Gurgaon Metro Stations Face Long Lines Of Commuters As 50% Capacity Guidelines Come Into Effect

PTI

Long lines of humans can be seen across various metro stations in Delih and Gurgaon as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation issues 50% occupancy guidelines for commuters. Covid-19 cases are drastically rising in the national capital region.


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29 December, 2021

Covid-19 Can't Be Controlled Until Masses Follow Guidelines: Amit Shah

PTI

Home Minister Amit Shah said, '...But until the masses become aware and follow coronavirus guidelines issued by the state government, we will not be able to control its spread'.


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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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