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28 December 2021 08:58 PM IST

Telangana achieves 100% first Covid-19 dose vaccination

Telangana on Tuesday achieved 100 cent per coverage of the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

28 December 2021 08:58 PM IST

143 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in country

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country reached 143 crore on Tuesday, the Union health ministry said.

28 December 2021 08:58 PM IST

7 more Omicron cases in Kerala takes tally to 64

With seven more people testing positive for Omicron in Kerala, the total number of infections by the new variant of COVID-19 in the state has reached 64, the Health Department said on Tuesday.

28 December 2021 08:58 PM IST

Nashik sees 47 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, 51 recoveries

Nashik's COVID-19 count reached 4,13,690 on Tuesday after 47 cases were detected, while the day also saw two patients succumbing to the infection and 51 recovering, an official said.

28 December 2021 08:58 PM IST

Delhi: Travel will be allowed only up to 50% seating capacity inside the trains. No standing passenger will be allowed, said DMRC

28 December 2021 08:58 PM IST

Optimus Pharma granted permission for restricted use under emergency situation from the DCGI for its COVID-19 pill MOLNUPIRAVIR

Optimus Pharma announced launching of their front line COVID-19 medication Molnupiravir in the Indian market, as they have received permission the restricted emergency use for Covid-19 drug.

28 December 2021 08:58 PM IST

COVID-19 | Live Updates: Children aged 15-18 yrs can register on CoWin from Jan 1

Children aged between 15 to 18 years can register online on CoWin from January 1 or can register onsite at the vaccination centres to receive Covaxin shots from January 3, said Union Health Ministry.

28 December 2021 03:39 PM IST

COVID-19: All persons aged 60 years and above with co-morbidities will not be required to produce/submit any certificate from the doctor, at the time of administration of precaution dose: Union Health Ministry

28 December 2021 03:15 PM IST

COVID-19 vaccine: 15-18 age group to get Covaxin from Jan 3

Children aged between 15 to 18 who are eligible for vaccination from January 3 next year will only be administered doses of the Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine, sources in the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

28 December 2021 01:54 PM IST

COVID-19: Kejriwal announces restrictions in Delhi, detailed order soon

In the wake of rising COVID-19 cases, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced the implementation of Level-I (Yellow alert) of the Graded Response Action Plan in New Delhi. The government will soon release the detailed order on the restrictions to be implemented.

28 December 2021 01:06 PM IST

Russia's Avifavir pill shows promise against Omicron, Delta

Russia-based pharma company ChemRar Group on Tuesday announced that its anti-Covid pill, named Avifavir, is effective against Delta as well as the new Omicron variant of Coronavirus.

Avifavir affects the highly conservative and mutation-resistant replication systems of RNA virus (RdRp) via three complementary mechanisms, resulting in complete blockade of the viral infection, the company said in a statement.

28 December 2021 01:05 PM IST

Japan to send additional 7 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses to Iran

Japan will deliver additional 7 lakh doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Iran, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said on Tuesday.

"The government of Japan has decided to send to Iran additional 7 lakh doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. They will be delivered through COVAX. The talks on the matter are currently at the final stage," Hayashi said during a press conference.

28 December 2021 01:04 PM IST

Covid cases in China highest in 20 months

China reported 200 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, with 162 domestic transmissions, the largest daily increase in almost 20 months, the Global Times reported.

Among the 162 domestic cases, 150 were reported in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi province.

28 December 2021 11:39 AM IST

South Korea approves Pfizer's COVID-19 oral pill for emergency use

Seoul: 'Paxlovid,' the COVID-19 oral treatment developed by a global pharmaceutical company Pfizer, received emergency use authorization from the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) on the 27th. It is expected to be used from the end of January next year as the first oral COVID-19 treatment in Korea.

28 December 2021 10:37 AM IST

15 Omicron patients discharged in K'taka; health dept treads cautiously

In a great relief to the Karnataka Health department, which is in a battle mode in taking preventive measures to ensure the new SARS-CoV2 variant Omicron doesn't spread across the state, as many as 15 students affected with the Omicron variant have fully recovered and discharged from the designated hospitals. The data is confirmed by the Union Health ministry.

28 December 2021 10:32 AM IST

46.6% of UP population fully vaccinated

Uttar Pradesh has now become the first state in the country with more than seven crore fully vaccinated people, which means over 46.6 per cent of the eligible population is now fully inoculated.

According to official data, 19.59 crore doses have been administered in the state which is the highest in the country.

28 December 2021 10:29 AM IST

COVID-19: India reports 6,358 new cases, 6,450 recoveries in last 24 hours; Omicron case tally stands at 653

With 6,358 people testing positive for coronavirus infections in a day, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,47,99,691.

India has logged 653 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus across 21 states and UTs so far out of which 186 have recovered or migrated, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

With Agency Inputs.

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