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covid-19 India

PM Modi interacts with CMs over Covid situation

The meeting came on a day India logged 2,47,417 new cases, the highest in 236 days, taking the total tally of COVID cases to 3,63,17,927

14 Jan 2022 10:36 PM

Insurers put in place waiting period for people recovered from COVID

COVID survivors will now have to wait for up to three months before they can take a new life insurance policy

14 Jan 2022 2:52 PM

India reports 1,41,986 new Covid cases, Omicron tally rises to 3,071

Maharashtra at top with 876 Omicron variant cases, followed by Delhi at 513, Karnataka 333, Rajasthan 291, Kerala 284 and Gujarat 204

08 Jan 2022 12:10 PM

Over 40 lakh 15-18 children given COVID-19 vaccine doses on first day

The Centre will also decide within the next two to three days which vaccine should be administered as a precaution dose

03 Jan 2022 4:13 PM

Booster shots for 60+, vaccines for 15-18 age group: PM Modi

Modi said that India will soon have a nasal vaccine and world’s 1st DNA vaccine

26 Dec 2021 12:26 PM


Active COVID-19 cases in country lowest in 532 days

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 44 straight days

21 Nov 2021 11:37 AM

Aakar Patel | The real story behind India’s success in 1 bn vaccine doses

On August 7, 2020, the SII, the country’s largest private vaccine manufacturer, signed an agreement with the global vaccine alliance GAVI

26 Oct 2021 1:35 AM

Many Indians unlikely to be fully vaccinated by year-end despite ample COVID shots

Due to the large gap between doses, more than 20cr people can get their 2nd dose only in late Jan even if they all got their 1st shot today

22 Oct 2021 1:45 PM

India logs 16,862 new COVID-19 cases, 379 fatalities

With the addition of new cases, the total cases reported across the country since the onset of the pandemic reached 3,40,37,592

15 Oct 2021 12:06 PM

No state should deny Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to kin of those who lost lives to COVID-19: SC

On production of essential documents like RTPCR test, the concerned authorities can modify death certificates, the apex court said

04 Oct 2021 1:56 PM


India logs 30,256 new COVID-19 cases, 295 fatalities

The active cases have declined to 3,18,181 comprising 0.95 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020

20 Sep 2021 10:47 AM

India logs 34,973 new coronavirus infections today, 260 deaths

Of these, Kerala recorded 26,200 new cases and 114 deaths

10 Sep 2021 11:54 AM

India's active caseload declines to 3,81,947, the lowest in last 145 days

The country reported 32,937 fresh infections on Monday, and 417 new fatalities, mostly from Maharashtra (130) and Kerala (102)

16 Aug 2021 11:38 AM

India's Covid deaths likely 10 times the 'official' number, says report

The report is published by India’s former chief economic adviser and two other researchers at the CGD and Harvard University

20 Jul 2021 5:49 PM

India reports 38,164 new COVID-19 cases, recovery rate reaches 97.32 pc

The daily positivity rate remained been below 3 per cent for 28 consecutive days, while the weekly positivity rate remained below 5 per cent

19 Jul 2021 11:40 AM


Kejriwal writes to PM Modi, seeks Bharat Ratna for Indian doctors

He also stressed that if necessary, changes should be made in rules so that the medical community can be awarded the highest civilian award

04 Jul 2021 3:34 PM

Emirates to fly from India again as Dubai lifts ban over virus

Dubai said that only passengers from India 'who have received two doses of a UAE-approved vaccine' would be allowed to travel to the emirate

20 Jun 2021 7:10 PM

India's active COVID tally drops to 12,31,415, reports 92,596 fresh cases

A net decline of 72,287 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours

09 Jun 2021 11:05 AM

Aakar Patel | Don’t fudge Covid data, that’ll make crisis worse

The first reason why the government should come clean and say that its numbers are an undercount is public safety

11 May 2021 12:00 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | India, world in middle of a ‘Third World War’

It’s not just India. The world is in the midst of a long-drawn, protracted Third World War

10 May 2021 12:00 AM