COVID-19 Cases In Mizoram

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Mizoram Reports 1,312 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death In Last 24 Hours

The Department of Information and Public Relations, on January 19, said that Mizoram reported 1,312 new COVID-19 cases, while one person died, in the last 24 hours. The current positivity rate in the state stands at 16.02%. The total number of cases now in the state has gone up to 1,55,071, while the active caseload stands at 9,012. Notably, the COVID-19 death toll in the state has risen to 574. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 09:58 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Mizoram, Covid-19, Covid cases, Positivity rate, Coronavirus

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Supreme leader of Iran Ali Khamenei

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Iran Reports 1st Case Of Omicron Covid-19 Variant

Iran announced that it has registered the first case of the newly found Covid-19 variant Omicron in the country, on December 19. However, Iran has administered both doses of Covid-19 to 60% of its population. Amid global threat of the virus, citizens have been requested to get their booster shots as soon as possible. So far, 1,31,000 lakh Iranians have lost their lives due to the virus.   

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 06:57 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Iran, omicron, First Case, Coronavirus, Covid-19

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Travellers at airport.

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Maharashtra Mandates 7-day Quarantine For Travellers From 'At-Risk' Countries

Maharashtra government mandated seven-day institutional quarantine for international passengers arriving in the state from 'at-risk' countries on November 30. The countries designated as at-risk are the European countries, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brazil, UK, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Israel. Moreover, these passengers have to undergo an RT-PCR test. Reportedly, if any passenger is found positive for the virus,… read-more

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 05:29 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: omicron, Union government, Maharashtra , Quarantine, Coronavirus

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Pune School Reopening

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Pune Postpones Reopening Of Schools Till Dec 15; Omicron Scare

Amidst the spread of the new variant of Covid-19, Omicron, reopening of schools in Pune has been postponed till December 15. Furthermore, the Pune Municipal Corporation stated that the final decision on the matter will be taken after reviewing the situation. Besides, the omicron variant was first reported in Botswana on November 11, and later in South Africa on November 14. 

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 07:56 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Omicron Strain, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Pune, COVID-19 outbreak

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K Sudhakar

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281 Test COVID Positive At Karnataka's SDM College; Health Minister Issues Curbs

Karnataka's health minister, K Sudhakar, announced on November 27 that SDM College of Medical Sciences in the state's Dharwad district has become a Covid-19 cluster, with 281 people on campus testing positive. Schools and institutions within a 500-meter radius of SDM college have been closed and surrounding areas have sanitized. According to reports, eight ambulances at college are on standby, and visitors to the campus have been limited.

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 02:30 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, Coronavirus, Karnataka, K Sudhakar, Darwad

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Modi Conducting the meeting

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PM Modi Chairs Meeting; Discusses Covid-19, Vaccination & Omicron Variant

Prime minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting on November 27 related to the COVID-19 situation and vaccination with the top officials. According to reports, India has been planning to take measures on the newly found COVID-19 variant "Omicron". The virus has been first detected in South Africa, and the government adds several countries to the list where travelers would need to follow additional measures on arrival to India. 

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 01:27 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, PM Narendra Modi, Coronavirus, omicron, India

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Boris Johnson

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Britain Warns Against New Corona Virus Variant Found In South Africa

The United Kingdom warned on the newly discovered coronavirus variant spreading in South Africa. The variant, known as B.1.1.529, contains a spike protein that differs significantly from the one found in the original coronavirus on which COVID-19 vaccines are based, according to the UK Health Security Agency.  Botswana and Hong Kong have also discovered the variant, and Britain has banned flights from South Africa and five neighboring nations… read-more

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 05:41 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Covid-19, Coronavirus, Coronavirus New Varient, london, South Africa

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covid In Russia

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Russia Reports 34,690 New COVID-19 Cases In The Last 24 Hours

Russia Reported 34,690 covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours bringing a commutative up to 9,502,879 cases in the country, according to the federal response center. Moscow alone registered 3,929 and Saint Petersburg with 1,704 new COVID-19 cases. Moreover, the response centre reported 1,235 deaths, bringing the total death toll to 270,292. The rate of increase in the active cases lies at 0.37 per cent, according to the centre. 

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 04:51 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, Russia, Moscow, saint Petersberg, Coronavirus

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Virus Representative image

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New Covid Variant With 'Unusual' Mutations Found In South Africa; Report

Officials from the World Health Organization met on November 25 to examine a novel coronavirus strain that has been spreading in South Africa. "B.1.1529", the new variation, has an abnormally high number of mutations, according to Francois Balloux, head of the UCL Genetics Institute, in a statement released by the Science Media Centre. "It might have developed during an immuno-compromised person's long-term infection, maybe in an untreated… read-more

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 07:26 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, Coronavirus, Africa, NEW VARIANT, virus mutation

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Indore Registers 13 New Covid-19 Cases, 9 Of Them Were Army officers: Report

Indore recorded 13 new cases of Covid-19 in the previous 24 hours. Nine of the 13 incidents involve Army personnel, some of whom were enrolled at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore for a course. Although these officers were properly vaccinated and asymptomatic, they were admitted to the Mhow military hospital. According to reports, the death toll in Covid has increased to 1,393 in the city.

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 05:40 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, Indian Army, India, indore, Coronavirus

Courtesy: India Today