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India Reports 2,487 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 2,878 Recoveries In 24 Hours

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India reported 2,487 fresh Covid-19 infections, 2,878 recoveries, in the last 24 hours. Furthermore, 4,05,158 tests were conducted in 24 hours. A slight dip in the cases was found as it was 2,858 on May 13. The active caseload in India stands at 17,692. Daily positivity rate stands at 0.61%, weekly positivity rate at 0.62% and recovery rate at 98.74%.

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 02:31 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

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India Registers 3,805 New Covid-19 Cases, 22 Deaths In 24 Hours: MoHFW

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare India registered 3,805 new Covid-19 cases, 22 deaths, and 3,168 recoveries on May  8. The cases were confirmed after conducting 4,87,544 Covid-19 tests in India. With this, currently, India has 20,303 active cases. In addition, the daily positivity rate is 0.78%, the weekly positivity rate is 0.79%, and the recovery rate in the country is 98.74%. 

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 10:50 AM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

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India Registers 3,545 New COVID Cases, Active Cases Dip To 19,668

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare India registered 3,545 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths, and 3,549 recoveries in the past 24 hours. With this, the active cases tally reduced to 19,68, with approximately 83.98  crore COVID-19 tests.  Amid the surge, the positivity rate is below 5% and the recovery rate is 98.74%.  Furthermore, the weekly positivity rate stands at 0.79%. 

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 01:02 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

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India Records 2,067 Fresh COVID Cases In Last 24 Hours: COVID Update

Data from Health Ministry revealed that India reported 2,067 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, on April 20. The active case load in the country stands at 12,340, whereas death toll rose to 5,22,006. It is to be noted that about 480 cases have been added to the active case load in the last 24 hours. About 186.90 cumulative COVID vaccine doses have been administered so far.

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 11:30 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

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FDA Approves First Ever Covid-19 Breath Test

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted EUA to the first-ever Covid-19 breath test. The InspectIR Covid-19 Breathalyzer can produce results in less than three minutes. The device can separate and identify chemical mixtures, and detect five compounds associated with Sars-CoV2 infection in the exhaled breath of a person. The diagnostic test has more than 90% accuracy in identifying both positive and negative samples.

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 08:00 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Covid-19, Covid-19 Test, Coronavirus Pandemic, Emergency Use Authorization, emergency use

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India Reports 6,561 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hrs

India records a slight surge in COVID-19 cases with 6,561 new cases and 142 deaths within the last 24 hours by 8 AM on March 3, confirmed the Union Health Ministry.  As per MoHFW data, India has 0.18 % active rate, 98.62% recovery rate, the ministry said. The number of vaccines administered in India reached 178 crores, said the Union Health ministry.

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 09:59 AM / by Rupsa Debnath

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Kerala Issues New Travel Guidelines For International Passengers: COVID-19

International passengers arriving in Kerala needs to follow a set of new guidelines, issued by the Kerala Health Department. NRIs and international travelers arriving in Kerala with COVID-19 symptoms, will be required to undertake an RT-PCR test. The airline officers will select the passengers. Home quarantine along with self-health monitoring for seven days is advisable for international travelers, said Health Minister Veena George. The… read-more

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 - 10:21 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Kerala, travel rule, Covid-19 Test, International Arrival, RT-PCR test

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Canada Relaxes COVID Testing Rules For Travellers From India

In a relief to Indian travelers, the Canadian Government  announced relaxation in COVID-19 testing norms. People travelling on direct flights or one-stop flights from India, will no longer need to show a negative RT-PCR COVID test done within 18 hours ahead of the departure. Earlier, travellers entering Canada were required to provide negative pre-departure COVID-19 reports. However, an ICMR approved Covid report is required for Indian… read-more

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 05:35 PM / by Shaloo Priya

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Educational Institutions In UP To Remain Closed Till January 30: COVID-19

To control the spread of COVID-19, all the educational institutions in Uttar Pardesh will remain closed till January 30. However, classes will continue through online-mode, official said. The government had earlier ordered to shut schools, colleges till January 23, but the order has now been extended, as there are currently 95,866 active COVID-19 cases in the state. Notably, the cumulative death toll stood at 23,022.

Sat, 22 Jan 2022 - 05:58 PM / by Basharat Rashid

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Omicron Variant Less Severe Even For Unvaccinated

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Omicron Variant Less Severe Even For Unvaccinated: South African Study

A South African study claimed that even unvaccinated people infected by the Omicron variant will not require hospital care. The study, led by the NICD, compared 11,600 patients from the first three COVID-19 waves with 5,100 patients from the new Omicron wave and found that there will be no severe illness. "Approximately 25% reduced risk of severe, hospitalization or death compared to Delta," the study said. 

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Madhvi Jha

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