Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: 53,256 New Cases Reported, Record 80 Lakh Vaccine Doses Administered On MondayTuesday June 22, 2021
India administered a record over 80 lakh vaccine doses on Day 1 of the Centre's new phase of COVID-19 vaccination (which includes providing vaccines free of charge to all above 18) on Monday.
Bengaluru Urban stood number one among districts in India in COVID-19 vaccination drive on Monday, by administering 2,09,256 doses, while Karnataka stood second among states by administering 10.36 lakh doses, Health Minister K Sudhakar said.
In districts where the daily fresh Covid cases has fallen below 400, the Assam gocernment has relaxed the protocol, according to the new pandemic SOP issued today. The state recorded 1,775 new infections on Sunday and 30 deaths related to Covid.
Five men who allegedly made an illegal website in the name of the Ram Janmabhoomi Trust Ayodhya and duped people of lakhs of rupees by receiving donations on the pretext of the Ram Temple construction were arrested on Monday, the UP police said.
A Mizoram minister has announced a cash incentive of Rs 1 lakh to a living parent with the highest number of children in his constituency to encourage population growth among the demographically small Mizo communities.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said several bodies have floated to the state downstream river Ganga from Uttar Pradesh and polluted the waters.
Madhya Pradesh today administered over 16 lakh doses of Covid vaccine, the highest in the country, as the centre's new policy on the immunisation exercise came into force.
In yet another jolt to the BJP, the party's Alipurduar district president, Ganga Prasad Sharma, joined the TMC on Monday.
After the highly transmissible Delta variant of coronavirus was detected, Mizoram is now witnessing a spike in number of positive cases.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has moved Supreme Court against the High Court's denial to filing of affidavits by her and state Law Minister Moloy Ghatak on their role on May 17 when CBI arrested 4 Trinamool leaders in in the Narada case
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor has ruled out any association with an opposition front to take on the BJP in the next general election.
Twenty-one cases of the Delta Plus Covid variant, the mutant version of the Delta variant that unleashed the devastating second wave of the pandemic, have been found in Maharashtra so far, state health minister Rajesh Tope said today.
India will have 257 crore Covid vaccine doses by December to take up double dose vaccination of people in full swing, BJP national president JP Nadda said on Monday.
A leading music record label and film production firm approached the police in Mumbai today claiming that its employees, their families were duped by the same people who had allegedly conducted a fake vaccination camp at other places, officials said.
Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, who stirred up a row with his "pious seats" remarks, on Monday offered "unconditional apology", saying he did not intend to hurt anyone, an official statement said.