COVID-19 Cases In India

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India Reports 3.17 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases; Daily Positivity Rate Stands At 16.41%

The Health and Women Welfare Ministry, on January 20, said that India reported 3,17,532 new COVID-19 cases, 2,23,990 recoveries, and 491 deaths in the last 24 hours, which is 34,562 cases more than January 19. India's Omicron tally has climbed to 9,287. Notably, the current recovery rate is 93.69% and daily positivity rate in the country stands at 16.41%. Moreover, as of now, India has administered 159.67 crore vaccine doses.

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 10:50 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Covid-19, Covid cases, Vaccination, omicron, India

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COVID-19 Cases In Mizoram

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Mizoram Logs 984 New COVID-19 Cases; Positivity Rate Stands At 15.08%

The state health department on January 20, said that Mizoram reported 984 new COVID-19 cases, no fatalities and no recoveries in the last 24 hours. The current positivity rate in the state stands at 15.08%. The total number of cases in the state has gone up to 1,56,054, while the active caseload stands at 9,075. Notably, COVID-19 death toll in the state stands at 576.  

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 09:26 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Mizoram, Covid-19, Covid cases, health department, Coronavirus Vaccines

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RT-PCR Test kit

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AP Govt Slashes RT-PCR COVID-19 Test Prices, New Price At Rs 350

Recently, on January 19, the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy led Andhra Pradesh Government slashed RT-PCR test prices. Done to detect COVID-19, the tests will now be done for Rs 350, instead of previous Rs 499 at laboratories and hospitals. The Government asked the concerned authority and district officers to ensure, all labs and hospitals are following the new prices, issued by the state government. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 08:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RT-PCR test, ANDHRA PRADESH GOVERNMENT, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Covid-19, Hospitals

Republic Day Parade

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No Foreign Guests For Republic Day Celebrations Amid Ongoing 3rd Wave

Amid the ongoing third wave, Central Government called off the plans to invite chief guests from Central Asia, for Republic Day celebrations. The Central Asian states and India are now focusing on a virtual summit of the leadership of the six countries, reported by a foreign diplomat. The possibility of inviting an alternative chief guest has been ruled out. Reportedly, India witnessed a single day spike of 2,58,089 COVID cases.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 01:36 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, Republic Day, Chief Guest, Central Asian Countries, Covid-19

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

COVID-19 Cases In United States

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US Reports 9.5 Million Cases Of COVID-19 In Children: Report

USA has reported nearly 9.5 million cases of Coronavirus in children since the onset of the pandemic, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association. As of January 13, over 9,452,491 cases were reported in children. Notably, 1.7% to 4.4% of children were hospitalized and 0 to 0.26% died due to COVID-19. However, the overall rate of cases among children is 12,559 cases per 100,000 children. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 11:26 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: United States, Covid-19, children, America, Covid cases

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COVID-19 Cases In India

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India Logs 2.8 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases; Daily Positivity Rate Stands At 15.13%

The Health and Women Welfare Ministry, on January 19, said that India reported 2,82,970 new COVID-19 cases, 1,88,157 recoveries, and 441 deaths in the last 24 hours, which is 2,369 cases more than January 18. India's Omicron tally has climbed to 8,961. Notably, the current recovery rate is 93.88% and daily positivity rate in the country stands at 15.13%. Moreover, as of now, India has administered 158.88 crore vaccine doses.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 10:56 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Covid-19, India, Vaccination, Covid cases, omicron

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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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Covid relief fund

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COVID-19 Victim's Wife Donates Rs 30 Lakh To CMRF: Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar's Mousami Mohanty donated Rs 30 lakh to the Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF). The money collected from Crowd-sourcing was for the treatment of her husband Abhishek Mohapatra, who died due to post COVID-19 complications in 2020. Notably, Abhishek was suffering from ESMO and was undergoing treatment at a Kolkata hospital. Extending gratitude to everyone who helped the couple financially, Mousami donated the money for COVID-19… read-more

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 09:29 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Human Interest, Covid-19, donation, CMRF, COVID-19 Victims

Omicron & Coronavirus

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IIT Professor Analyses COVID-19 & Omicron; Says, Cases Will Peak By Next Week

Manindra Agarwal, an IIT professor, shared his analysis of spread of COVID-19 and its variant, Omicron in 2022. He said, the virus, which is possibly is in its third wave, is expected to peak in major states like Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Kerala by next week. He also listed reasons for the massive surge, which could be less immune population and casual attitude towards pandemic. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Covid-19, Maharashtra , Karnataka, omicron, Coronavirus Pandemic

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Covid-19 sample being collected

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AP Reports Huge Spike In COVID-19 Cases, Reports Over 6,000 Cases

On January 18, Andhra Pradesh reported 6,996 new COVID-19 cases, taking active cases tally to 38,108 cases. In addition, the Telugu State reported four deaths and 1,066 recoveries in the past 24 hours, confirmed the Andhra Pradesh Health Department. Notably, Chittoor district reported the highest cases, whereas YSR Kadapa reported the lowest (202) cases. In addition, the YSRCP Government imposed night curfew from January 18 till January 30.… read-more

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 08:47 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh COVID-19, Covid-19, omicron (28290, ) Telugu State

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