Coronavirus India Highlights: India Records 18,132 Fresh Covid Cases In A Day

The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98 per cent, highest since March 2020.

Coronavirus India Highlights: India Records 18,132 Fresh Covid Cases In A Day

Covid Cases in India: India's cumulative vaccination coverage has crossed 94.70 crore.

India reported 18,132 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, marginally lower than yesterday's figure when the country reported the lowest single-day rise (18,166 cases) in nearly seven months.

The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98 per cent, highest since March 2020, the bulletin showed. With 21,563 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the total recoveries in the country climbed to 3,32,93,478.

India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 94.70 crore.

Here are highlights on Coronavirus Cases In India :

Oct 12, 2021 03:12 (IST)
Nagaland logs 24 new COVID-19 cases

Nagaland's COVID-19 tally rose to 31,473 on Monday as 24 more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.

Eight people were detected as COVID-19 positive on Sunday.

Twenty-four patients were cured in the last 24 hours, taking the number of those who recovered from coronavirus to 29,529.

With no fatality reported during the day, the deaths remained at 671.

Dimapur recorded the highest number of new cases at 17, followed by Tuensang (three), Mokukchung (two), and Peren and Phek (one each), the bulletin said.

Nagaland now has 257 active cases, while 1,016 patients have migrated to other areas.

The state has tested 3.82 lakh samples for COVID-19 thus far and inoculated over 6.96 lakh people, of whom 4.10 lakh have been fully vaccinated.
Oct 12, 2021 02:18 (IST)
WHO panel to discuss need of COVID-19 booster shots on November 11

A advisory panel of the World Health Organization (WHO) is set to discuss the need for COVID-19 booster doses on November 11.

Director of the WHO''s Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, Kate O'Brien on Monday said that the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) will discuss the need for COVID-19 booster shots on November 11, Sputnik news agency reported.

Earlier this month, the European Medicines Agency recommended the use of a booster dose of BioNTech/Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for immunocompromised individuals.
Oct 12, 2021 02:07 (IST)
Assam reports 270 new COVID-19 cases, 5 fresh fatalities

Assam's COVID-19 tally rose to 6,05,239 on Monday as 270 more people tested positive for the infection while five fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus deaths to 5,931, a health bulletin said.

The state had reported 160 new cases on Sunday.

Kamrup Metropolitan registered the highest number of new cases (104), followed by Barpeta (20), Jorhat (19), and Kamrup Rural (15), the bulletin said.

Two persons died of the infection in Jorhat and one each in Cachar, Karbi Anglong, and Nagaon districts.

The current death rate is 0.98 per cent and 1,347 COVID-19 patients have died of comorbidities, the bulletin said.

The state now has 2,647 active cases, while 5,95,314 people have recovered from the infection so far, including 223 in the last 24 hours. The current recovery rate stood at 98.36 per cent.
Oct 12, 2021 01:40 (IST)
Himachal Pradesh reports 139 new COVID-19 cases
Himachal Pradesh reported 139 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

According to the state health bulletin, the state has 1,237 active cases and the total count of cases is 2,20,618. The state reported two deaths in the last 24 hours and the deaths is 3,690.

A total of 245 people have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 2,15,674.

Kangra has the highest number of active cases at 371 followed by Hamirpur with 310, Mandi 196 and Una 118.
 
Oct 11, 2021 23:11 (IST)
At 1,736, Maharashtra Logs Lowest Covid Cases In Nearly 17 Months
Maharashtra reported 1,736 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the lowest daily count in nearly 17 months, and 36 fresh fatalities, taking the infection tally to 65,79,608 and the toll to 1,39,578, a health department official said.

Maharashtra witnessed a drop of more than 550 cases, but recorded an uptick in fatalities as compared to Sunday, when it had reported 2,294 new COVID-19 cases and 28 deaths.

At 1,736, the state has recorded the lowest daily count since May 16, 2020, when 1,606 new coronavirus cases were reported, but the tally comes on the back of just over one lakh tests.

Oct 11, 2021 22:05 (IST)
Freedom And Caution As Sydney Reopens Hoping To Live With COVID-19
Sydney's cafes, gyms and restaurants welcomed back fully vaccinated customers on Monday after nearly four months of lockdown, as Australia aims to begin living with the coronavirus and gradually reopen with high rates of inoculation.

Some pubs in Sydney, Australia's largest city, opened at 12:01 a.m. (1301 GMT Sunday) and friends and families huddled together for a midnight beer, television footage and social media images showed.

"I see it as a day of freedom, it's a freedom day," New South Wales (NSW) state Premier Dominic Perrottet told reporters in Sydney, the state capital. "We are leading the nation out of this pandemic but this will be a challenge."
Oct 11, 2021 20:05 (IST)
WHO Experts Recommend 3rd Dose For Over-60s Jabbed With Sinopharm, Sinovac
The WHO's vaccine advisors recommended Monday that people over 60 who have been fully immunised with China's Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccine should be offered a third Covid-19 vaccine dose.

"For the Sinovac and Sinopharm inactivated vaccines, an additional (third) dose of the homologous vaccine should be offered to persons aged 60," the World Health Organization's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunisation said, adding that a different vaccine may also be considered, based on availability.


Oct 11, 2021 20:03 (IST)
Madhya Pradesh Logs 14 New COVID-19 Cases


The COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh rose to 7,92,635 on Monday with the addition of 14 cases, while no fresh death due to the infection was reported in the state, a health department official said.

The death toll remained unchanged at 10,523, he said.

The recovery count stands at 7,82,009, leaving the state with 103 active cases, he said.


Oct 11, 2021 19:22 (IST)
Nashik Sees 50 Covid-19 Cases, 1 Death, 54 Recoveries
The number of COVID-19 cases in Nashik reached 4,09,322 on Monday after 50 people were detected with the infection, an official said.

The day also saw one patient succumbing to the infection, taking the count to 8,648, he said.

So far, 3,99,896 people have been discharged post-recovery in the district, including 54 on Monday, the official added.

With 8,783 samples being examined during the day, the number of tests in Nashik went up to 26,45,157, he added.

Oct 11, 2021 18:43 (IST)
Delhi Records 23 New COVID-19 Cases, No Death In Last 24 Hours
The national capital reported 23 cases of COVID-19 and zero death due to the infection in a day while the positivity rate stood at 0.05 per cent, according to data shared by the health department. Delhi has recorded two deaths due to the infection in October so far. Last month, five people died due to the viral disease.

With the new cases, the coronavirus infection tally in the city climbed to 14,39,218. Of this, over 14.13 lakh patients have recovered from the disease. The death count stands at 25,089.
Oct 11, 2021 18:14 (IST)
Kerala clocks 6,996 fresh COVID-19 cases, 84 deaths
Kerala on Monday recorded a steep fall in COVID-19 cases, logging 6,996 infections and 84 deaths, taking the caseload to 48,01,796 and fatalities to 26,342 till date. The state had logged 10,691 cases on October 10. With 16,576 more people recovering from the virus since Sunday, the total recoveries touched 46,73,442 and the active cases dropped to 1,01,419, an official press release said.
Oct 11, 2021 14:17 (IST)
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Ladakh Reports 3 New COVID-19 Cases
Ladakh recorded three fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 20,852 while the active cases in the union territory dipped to 52. Ladakh has registered 207 Covid-related deaths -- 149 in Leh and 58 in Kargil -- since the outbreak of the pandemic last year. Six patients of coronavirus were cured, taking the total recoveries to 20,592. All the fresh cases were reported in Leh. A total of 579 sample reports in Ladakh, including 323 in Leh and 256 in Kargil, were found negative, they said
Oct 11, 2021 13:54 (IST)
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Odisha Reports 448 New COVID Cases, 6 More Fatalities
Odisha on Monday reported 448 new COVID-19 cases, 204 less than the previous day, with the tally rising to 10,32,144. The death count rose to 8,255 as six more people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours. The daily infection rate among people below 18 years of age is at 13.16 per cent as the new patients include 59 children and adolescents. Of the fresh cases, 259 were reported from quarantine centres and the remaining 189 detected during contact tracing.
Oct 11, 2021 13:20 (IST)
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Freedom And Caution As Sydney Reopens Hoping To Live With COVID-19

Sydney's cafes, gyms and restaurants welcomed back fully vaccinated customers on Monday after nearly four months of lockdown, as Australia aims to begin living with the coronavirus and gradually reopen with high rates of inoculation.

Some pubs in Sydney, Australia's largest city, opened at 12:01 a.m and friends and families huddled together for a midnight beer, television footage and social media images showed.

Oct 11, 2021 13:07 (IST)
Will Ramp Up Production Capacity As New Indian Vaccines Come On Stream: India At UN
India has informed the UN that it will ramp up its production capacity as new Indian vaccines come on stream, emphasising that the supply chains of raw materials must be kept open as COVID-19 vaccines need to reach every corner of the globe.
Oct 11, 2021 12:26 (IST)
Thousands Protest In Rome Against COVID-19 Health Pass System At Workplaces

Thousands of protesters including members of far-right groups demonstrated in central Rome on Saturday against the extension of the Covid-19 health pass system to all workplaces.

There were scuffles with police as the demonstrators took aim at the health pass, which has been a requirement to enter museums, sporting events and restaurants since August.

Oct 11, 2021 11:30 (IST)
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Vaccine Efficacy Against Delta Upto 92% For People Aged 50-75: Study

Vaccination is highly effective at preventing severe cases of Covid-19, even against the Delta variant, a vast study in France has shown.

The research published Monday -- focusing on prevention of severe Covid and death, not infection -- looked at 22 million people over 50 and found those who had received jabs were 90 percent less likely to be hospitalised or die.

The results confirm observations from the US, the UK and Israel, but researchers say it is the largest study of its kind so far.

Looking at data collected starting in December 2020, when France launched its jab campaign, the researchers compared the outcomes of 11 million vaccinated people with 11 million unvaccinated subjects.

Oct 11, 2021 10:33 (IST)
"Kudos To Each And Every Person": PM Modi Lauds Covid Vaccination Drive
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded India's ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive and said kudos to people who are making India's vaccination drive a success.

Replying to a tweet by Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, the Prime Minister wrote, "This is just one example of the monumental effort put in by every stakeholder to ensure our fellow citizens get vaccinated. Kudos to each and every person who is making India's vaccination drive a success."

Oct 11, 2021 09:40 (IST)
Coronavirus: 18,132 Fresh Covid Cases In 24 Hours, Highest Recovery Rate Since March 2020
India reported 18,132 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, marginally lower than yesterday's figure when the country reported the lowest single-day rise (18,166 cases) in nearly seven months.
Oct 11, 2021 08:19 (IST)
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Brazil Reports 182 Related Deaths From COVID-19
Brazil has registered 182 more deaths from COVID-19, bringing the number of deaths to 601,011, the Ministry of Health reported on Sunday. The ministry stated that another 8,639 cases of COVID-19 were also recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 21,575,820.

Brazil is second in the world behind the United States with the most deaths from COVID-19, as well as third in the number of cases behind the United States and India.
Oct 11, 2021 07:56 (IST)
Sydney Lockdown Ends After "100 Days Of Blood, Sweat And No Beers"
Elated Sydneysiders were emerging from almost four months of "blood, sweat and no beers" early Monday as a long coronavirus lockdown was lifted in Australia's largest city.
Oct 11, 2021 07:17 (IST)
Jammu And Kashmir Set To Reach 100% First-Dose Coverage This Week
Jammu and Kashmir is on track to reach the milestone of 100 per cent first-dose coverage of the coronavirus vaccination this week. Of 20 districts, four have already achieved the target.
Oct 11, 2021 06:06 (IST)
Assam logs 160 new COVID-19 cases, 5 fresh fatalities

Assam's COVID-19 tally rose to 6,04,969 on Sunday as 160 more people tested positive for the infection, while five fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus deaths to 5,926, a health bulletin said.

Kamrup Metropolitan district registered the highest number of new cases at 60, followed by Jorhat (21), Lakhimpur (12), and Nagaon (10).

Two persons died of the infection in Sonitpur and one fresh fatality each was recorded in Barpeta, Jorhat, and Lakhimpur districts.

The state now has 2,605 active cases, while 5,95,091 people have recovered from the disease so far, including 240 in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate stood at 98.37 per cent.

Assam has tested over 2.39 crore samples for COVID-19 thus far, including 24,900 in the last 24 hours.
Oct 11, 2021 05:36 (IST)
Tamil Nadu reports 1,329 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Tamil Nadu reported 1,329 fresh COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, the state health bulletin said on Sunday.

With this, the total cases of this virus rose to 26,78,265 including 16,130 active cases.

However, the deaths touched 35,783 in the state with 15 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

The total recoveries are at 26,26,352 including 1,436 people getting discharged from Coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
Oct 11, 2021 05:08 (IST)
Kerala reports 10,691 new COVID-19 cases, 85 deaths

Kerala reported a total of 10,691 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the health bulletin issued by the State Health Department on Sunday.

According to the department, 12,655 patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 46,56,866.

With 85 more deaths, the death tally in the state has mounted to 26,258.
Oct 11, 2021 04:58 (IST)
Sydney Lockdown Ends After "100 Days Of Blood, Sweat And No Beers"

Elated Sydneysiders were emerging from almost four months of "blood, sweat and no beers" early Monday as a long coronavirus lockdown was lifted in Australia's largest city. Read Here
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