44,111 New Covid Infections In India, Active Cases Below 5 Lakh

India reported 44,111 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, slightly lower than Friday, and added 738 deaths. The country crossed a grim milestone of 4 lakh Covid deaths on Friday – the third after US and Brazil. Here are the top 10 updates on coronavirus in India: Active Covid cases have declined to 4.95…

Brazil Chose Unauthorised Covaxin Over Cheaper Pfizer Vaccine: Official

A Brazilian congressman who has denounced alleged wrongdoing in a 1.6 billion reais ($323 million) COVID-19 vaccine contract signed by Brazil’s government arrived at a Senate commission inquiry on Friday wearing a bullet-proof vest for safety.  Congressman Luis Miranda and his brother Luis Ricardo Miranda,…

48,698 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours In India, 5.7% Lower Than Yesterday

48,698 new Covid cases were reported in the past 24 hours – an decrease of 5.7 per cent over the previous day –  the Health Ministry said Saturday morning. 1,183 deaths linked to the virus were also reported.  The total number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in India is now 3.01 crore and 3.94 lakh.

At 53,256, India reports lowest daily Covid cases in nearly 3 months

India recorded 53,256 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours on Monday. This is the lowest daily case count the nation has reported in 88 days. The five states which registered maximum cases in these 25 hours are Kerala with 11,647 cases, followed by Maharashtra with 9,361 cases, Tamil Nadu with 7,817 cases, Andhra Pradesh…

Evolving security scenario in neighbourhood led to transformation in IAF: Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria

Unprecedented and rapidly evolving security scenario in the neighbourhood has prompted a monumental transformation in the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said. “Rapid infusion of niche technology and combat power in every facet of our operations have never been as intense as it is now,” he…

India records over 67,000 new Covid-19 cases, active caseload lowest in 71 days

India recorded 67,208 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the overall coronavirus tally to 2,97,00,313, showed data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday morning. Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the single-day spike in Covid-19 cases for the 35th consecutive day. The…

Gurgaon Reports Only 12 Covid Cases, 1 Death On Tuesday

Gurgaon on Tuesday reported 12 Covid cases, an all-time low according to its health department. The city reported only one Covid death on Tuesday, while the active cases have come down to 332 bringing the positivity rate down to 0.4%. Gurgaon has been reporting (below 100) a significant dip in its daily Covid cases…

Supply of Covaxin to Centre at Rs 150 per dose not sustainable in long run: Bharat Biotech

Vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech has said the rate at which it was supplying its Covid-19 vaccine to the government was “not sustainable in the long run” and a differential price in the private markets was justified to “offset parts of the costs”. In a detailed statement over the pricing…

Govt confirms first death after Covid vaccination in India

The panel which was studying vaccine side-effects has confirmed the death of the person following vaccination against the Covid-19 infection. A 68-year-old man died due to anaphylaxis after taking a coronavirus vaccine. India Today TV has accessed the report of the AEFI or serious adverse events following immunisation.…

Maharashtra records single-day high of 2,288 ‘old’ deaths as govt reconciles Covid fatality data

Reconciliation of deaths due to Covid-19 in Maharashtra continued for the 28th day with the state recording 2,288 ‘old’ deaths on Sunday. Maharashtra on Sunday recorded 2,771 Covid deaths, including 2,288 ‘old’ deaths, as the reconciliation of deaths by the state government continued for the 28th day. According…