Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao

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Telangana Announces 4-Day Vaccination Holiday For Dussehra

Owing to the Dussehra festival, the Telangana government has decided to close all the vaccination centers between October 14-17 in the state. However, the vaccination will resume on October 18. Reportedly, a vaccination holiday was announced for three days but it was extended to fours days after CM K Chandrasekhar Rao gave his approval. Telangana will achieve 100% COVID-19 vaccination in adults by November. 

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 12:08 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Holiday, Covid-19, Vaccination, Telangana

Mizoram reported Fresh Covid Cases

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Mizoram Reports 1,302 Fresh COVID Cases; Around 16,075 Active 

Mizoram state health bulletin informed about the fresh COVID-19 cases, around 1,302 reported in last 24 hours including five fatalities. However, there are 1,02,629 cumulative positive cases in the state including 16,075 active, and total fatalities rose to 341. Moreover, 86,213 people have recovered till now a total of 9,749 COVID-19 tests have been conducted by the state authorities.

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 12:30 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid-19, Mizoram, Covid-19 Test, Vaccination

Courtesy: Ani News

Covid-19 Test

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India Conducts 11,41,642 COVID Tests On Single Day

Indian Council of Medical Research on October 5 informed about the number of tests conducted till now. About 11,41,642 tests were conducted on October 4. A total of 57,53,94,042 tests have been conducted so far. In the last 24 hours, India reported 18,346 fresh cases, which is the lowest in 209 days. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there are 2,52,902 active cases.

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 11:40 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid-19, Vaccination, Health Ministry, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Courtesy: ANI News

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan.

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Kerala's Ernakulam Completes 1st Dose Of Vaccination To Be No 1

Kerala's Ernakulam district became the first district in the state to complete 100% COVID vaccination of its adult population, said Industries Minster P Rajeev on October 2. While sharing the achievement, Rajeev said, ''Today is a very proud occasion...The district has set an example for India.'' He also said we also made a target to complete the vaccination of the second dose of the vaccine within three months. 

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 09:15 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: First District, Ernakulam, Kerala, Vaccination, First Dose

Courtesy: Zee News

Australian PM Scott Morrison

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Australian PM Scott Morrison Says, 'We're Planning To Open Borders'

Following the 18 months of ban on Australian borders, PM Scott Morrison, on October 1, said we're set to open the border for our citizens to return home and to travel abroad. ''We're getting ready for that, and Australia will be ready for takeoff, very soon,'' he added. Reportedly, 80% of Australians have received the vaccine. However, seven days of quarantine is mandatory on returning to the country.

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 12:06 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Australia, Borders, Vaccination, Citizens, PM Scott Morrison

Courtesy: ALJAZEERA

Coronavirus

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COVID-19 Active Cases In India Reaches To Lowest In 191 Days

According to the data shared by the Health Ministry, on September 27, India recorded 26,041 new nCovid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, raising the total reported cases to 3,36,78,786. Yet, India's active nCovid-19 cases have declined to 2,99,620 which is the lowest in the last 191 days. The Health Ministry has stated that active cases comprise 0.89% of the total cases while the recovery rate is 97.78%.

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 03:50 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid-19, Union Health Ministry, Vaccination, death rate

Courtesy: NDTV

Air Travelers

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US To Ease Restrictions For Vaccinated International Air Travelers In November

To ease tight pandemic-related restrictions that began in 2020, White House said on September 20 that US will reopen in November to air travelers. Travelers from 33 countries including China, India, and majority of Europe, who are properly vaccinated against COVID-19 are allowed. When Joe Biden's administration declared last week that it was not the proper time to relax any limitations, this decision by White House came as a surprise. 

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 09:59 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: United States, travel restrictions, Vaccination, Air Travel

Courtesy: Reuters

Covid cases in Mumbai

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Coronavirus Cases Increase By 50%; Officials Indicate Mild 3rd Wave In Mumbai

Mumbai witnessed a spike in Covid cases, about 50% in the first 17 September days in comparison to August. However, mortality due to Covid has decreased by 38%. From September 1 to 17, almost 7,407 covid cases have been reported, compared to August's 4,943 cases. Reportedly, the testing has increased by 13%, indicating that cases are rising. Also, a higher vaccination rate reduces the chances of a "destructive third wave". 

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 10:28 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid-19, Mumbai (21, CM Uddhav Thackeray, Vaccination, BMC

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

An Airport in UAE

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UAE Lifts Travel Ban For India, 14 Other Countries; Expects Global Traffic

UAE has lifted its travel ban for the vaccinated people from India and 14 other countries including Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka. According to reports, the Disaster Management Authority has notified that the shot received should be approved by WHO. Besides, the new guidelines will come into effect from September 12 and are expecting huge global traffic. Moreover, Dubai will start its Expo 2020 World Fair on October 1.

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 07:48 PM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: UAE, travel ban, India, Vaccination, Expo 2020 World Fair

Courtesy: Times NOW

Uttar Pradesh

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UP's 33 Districts Declared Covid-Free: State Health Department

Almost 33 districts of Uttar Pradesh haven't reported a single active Covid case as of September 9 and about 67 districts haven't reported any case in the last 24 hours. However, UP still has 199 active cases. The Covid recovery rate of the state has improved to 98.7% and the positivity rate has come down to 0.01%. About seven crore people have been vaccinated with the first dose in UP. 

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 11:28 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid-19, Vaccination, Uttar Pradesh, CM Yogi Adityanath, health departmentl

Courtesy: Hindustan Times