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Published on: Sunday, December 26, 2021, 08:17 PM IST

LIVE COVID-19 Live Updates: 31 new Omicron cases reported in Maharashtra

Telangana reported 3 new cases of the new COVID variant, Omicron in the last 24 hours, according to the state health department.
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26 December 2021 09:42 AM IST

COVID-19: Next plan should be to vaccinate children above 5 years, says Health expert

The Indian health experts said that there is a need for vaccinating children above 5-years-old and the next plan of the government should be to vaccinate them.

26 December 2021 09:42 AM IST

Centre accepted our demand, says Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Centre's decision to vaccinate children between 15-18 yrs amid Omicron surge

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday welcomed the Centre's decision to vaccinate children between 15-18 age group against COVID-19 and to provide a 'precaution dose' to the frontline and health workers amid Omicron scare and said that the central government accepted his government's demand for the same.

26 December 2021 09:42 AM IST

Telangana reports 3 new Omicron cases, state tally rises to 41

Telangana reported 3 new cases of the new COVID variant, Omicron in the last 24 hours, according to the state health department.

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26 December 2021 10:24 AM IST

422 Omicron cases have been detected across 17 states and union territories in India so far

Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of Omicron cases at 108, followed by Delhi at 79, Gujarat 43, Telangana 41, Kerala 38, Tamil Nadu 34 and Karnataka 31.

26 December 2021 10:24 AM IST

India reports 6,987 new cases of COVID-19 in a day

6,987 more people testing positive for COVID-19 in a day, India's total caseload increased to 3,47,86,802, according to the data updated at 8 am.

26 December 2021 11:27 AM IST

After Vadivelu, 'Naai Sekar Returns' director tests positive for Covid

Days after actor Vadivelu tested positive for Covid-19, his film's director Suraj, too, has been admitted to a private hospital here for the same reason.

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26 December 2021 11:27 AM IST

China reports sudden spike in COVID-19 cases ahead of Winter Olympics

China has reported 206 new COVID-19 cases, including 158 domestically transmitted ones, in a sudden spike ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics which will be held in February next year, the country's health commission said on Sunday.

26 December 2021 12:36 PM IST

Gap between 2nd Covid vaccine shot and precaution dose likely to be 9-12 months

The gap between the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine and the third, which is being called a "precaution dose", is likely to be nine to 12 months, official sources said on Sunday.

26 December 2021 12:36 PM IST

4 more Omicron cases in Odisha, tally reaches 8

Four more persons in Odisha have tested positive for the Omicron Covid-19 variant, taking the overall caseload in the state to eight, officials said here on Sunday.

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26 December 2021 12:36 PM IST

Denis Shapovalov tests COVID positive after arriving in Sydney

26 December 2021 12:36 PM IST

Self-awareness, discipline our strength in fighting Omicron: PM Modi

Amid the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said self-awareness and self-discipline are the country's strengths in fighting against the novel variant of the COVID.

26 December 2021 12:36 PM IST

Delhi govt postpones show on Ambedkar amid rising Covid cases

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced the postponement of a show on the life B.R. Ambedkar scheduled for January 5 due to the rising cases of Covid-19 in the national capital.

26 December 2021 12:36 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh reports 8 cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19

26 December 2021 01:27 PM IST

Aston Villa coach Gerrard to miss two PL games after contracting virus

Aston Villa head coach Steven Gerrard has tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss the next two Premier League games.

26 December 2021 01:27 PM IST

Karnataka govt imposes night curfew for 10 days

Amid fresh COVID-19 concerns, the Karnataka government on Sunday decided to impose "night curfew" for 10 days from December 28, between 10 PM to 5 AM.

26 December 2021 02:17 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh reports first case of Omicron

The person had returned from Canada on December 18. The patient's latest RTPCR is negative and her three close contacts have also tested negative: State Health Department

26 December 2021 03:14 PM IST

As India opens vax for 15-18, Congress questions availability of jabs

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi authorised booster dose and vaccination of those above 15 years of age, the Congress has questioned the availability of jabs. The party demanded vaccination for all above 3 years of age.

26 December 2021 03:14 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh reports first Omicron case

A 45-year-old woman was tested positive for the new COVID-19 variant on December 12. Her RT-PCR test was conducted at the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital.

26 December 2021 03:14 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh reports total 8 Omicron cases so far Indore

Madhya Pradesh has reported total of eight Omicron cases so far, informed Vishvas Sarang, State Minister of Medical Education on Sunday.

26 December 2021 03:31 PM IST

New COVID-19 restrictions imposed in Belgium on Sunday amid fears of Omicron spread

New stringent measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic came into effect in Belgium on Sunday amid fears of the rapid spread of the Omicron strain.

26 December 2021 05:04 PM IST

Covid positive Tamil Nadu couple, child's samples sent for Omicron check

The samples of a Covid-19 positive couple, who had returned to Tamil Nadu's Chidambaram from South Africa, and one of their children, have been sent for genome sequencing to check for Omicron.

26 December 2021 05:04 PM IST

China reports sudden spike in COVID-19 cases ahead of Winter Olympics

China has reported 206 new COVID-19 cases, including 158 domestically transmitted ones, in a sudden spike ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics which will be held in February next year, the country's health commission said on Sunday.

26 December 2021 05:55 PM IST
26 December 2021 08:17 PM IST

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