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Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: 53,256 New Cases Reported, Record 80 Lakh Vaccine Doses Administered On Monday

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: 53,256 New Cases Reported, Record 80 Lakh Vaccine Doses Administered On Monday

Tuesday 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 Tops Among India Districts In Monday's Vaccine Drive: Minister

Bengaluru Urban Tops Among India Districts In Monday's Vaccine Drive: Minister

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Bengaluru

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.

Assam Relaxes Curfew In Districts Reporting Fewer New Covid Infections

Assam Relaxes Curfew In Districts Reporting Fewer New Covid Infections

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury , Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Monday June 21, 2021, Guwahati

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.

5 Arrested For Creating A Fake Ram Temple Donation Website: UP Police

5 Arrested For Creating A Fake Ram Temple Donation Website: UP Police

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, Noida

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.

Rs 1 Lakh For Parents With Highest Number Of Children: Mizoram Minister

Rs 1 Lakh For Parents With Highest Number Of Children: Mizoram Minister

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, Aizawl

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.

Bodies Floated To Bengal From Uttar Pradesh, Last Rites Performed: Mamata Banerjee

Bodies Floated To Bengal From Uttar Pradesh, Last Rites Performed: Mamata Banerjee

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, Kolkata

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.

How Madhya Pradesh Topped Country By Giving 16 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses In A Day

How Madhya Pradesh Topped Country By Giving 16 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses In A Day

Written by Anurag Dwary , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Monday June 21, 2021, Bhopal

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.

BJP's North Bengal Leader, Seven Others Join Trinamool Congress

BJP's North Bengal Leader, Seven Others Join Trinamool Congress

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, Kolkata

In yet another jolt to the BJP, the party's Alipurduar district president, Ganga Prasad Sharma, joined the TMC on Monday.

Mizoram Reports Highest Single-Day Spike After Delta Variant Detected

Mizoram Reports Highest Single-Day Spike After Delta Variant Detected

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury , Edited by Deepika Pundir | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

After the highly transmissible Delta variant of coronavirus was detected, Mizoram is now witnessing a spike in number of positive cases.

Mamata Banerjee Moves Supreme Court Against Order On Filing Affidavits In Narada Case

Mamata Banerjee Moves Supreme Court Against Order On Filing Affidavits In Narada Case

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

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

"Don't Believe 3rd, 4th Front Can Challenge" BJP: Prashant Kishor To NDTV

"Don't Believe 3rd, 4th Front Can Challenge" BJP: Prashant Kishor To NDTV

Written by Sreenivasan Jain | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor has ruled out any association with an opposition front to take on the BJP in the next general election.

21 Cases Of Delta Plus Variant In Maharashtra, Says State Health Minister

21 Cases Of Delta Plus Variant In Maharashtra, Says State Health Minister

Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Monday June 21, 2021, Mumbai

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 To Have 257 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses By December: JP Nadda

India To Have 257 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses By December: JP Nadda

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

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.

Bollywood Music Producer's Firm Goes To Cops Over "Fake Vaccine Camp"

Bollywood Music Producer's Firm Goes To Cops Over "Fake Vaccine Camp"

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, Mumbai

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.

"Unconditional Apology": Congress MP Over Casteist Remarks Against Dalits

"Unconditional Apology": Congress MP Over Casteist Remarks Against Dalits

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, Chandigarh

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.