Coronavirus India Live Updates: 28,326 Fresh Cases, 260 Deaths In India

Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bihar - the three big states - reported zero Covid deaths. Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh reported one Covid death each.

Coronavirus India Live Updates: 28,326 Fresh Cases, 260 Deaths In India

Kerala reported 16,671 new COVID-19 cases and 120 deaths on Saturday.

India's daily Covid graph continued to show improvement, with the country reporting 28,326 fresh cases in last 24 hours, which is 4.3% lower than yesterday's 29,616 cases. The data from the health ministry also showed that 260 virus-related deaths were reported during the period, down from 290 yesterday.

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the 85 crore mark, the Union Health Ministry informed on Sunday.

"With the administration of 68,42,786 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India''s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 85 Cr (85,60,81,527) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 83,64,110 sessions," an official release.

Here are the LIVE updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:

Sep 27, 2021 00:32 (IST)
Jharkhand Reports 5 New Covid Cases, Zero Deaths
Sep 27, 2021 00:27 (IST)
Tamil Nadu Reports 1,694 New Covid Cases, 14 Deaths
Sep 26, 2021 22:16 (IST)
Punjab Reports 33 New Covid Cases, Zero Deaths
With 33 new cases of coronavirus, the count in Punjab reached 6,01,500 on Sunday, according to a bulletin. No Covid-related death was reported in the last 24 hours.
Sep 26, 2021 22:04 (IST)
Madhya Pradesh Reports 9 New Covid Cases, Zero Deaths
The Covid case count in Madhya Pradesh rose to 7,92,496 on Sunday with nine new cases, a health department official said. The death count remained unchanged at 10,518 as no new death was reported during the day, he said, according to a PTI report.
Sep 26, 2021 21:46 (IST)
Gujarat Records 21 New Covid Cases, Zero Deaths
Gujarat today reported 21 new coronavirus cases, which took its infection tally to 8,25,851, the state health department said. No death due to the infection was reported today.
Sep 26, 2021 21:35 (IST)
Haryana Records 13 New Covid cases, Zero Deaths
Haryana recorded no coronavirus-related death, even as it added 13 new cases on Sunday, pushing the case count to 7,70,818, according to an official bulletin.
Sep 26, 2021 20:12 (IST)
West Bengal Records 748 New Covid cases, 9 Deaths
West Bengal's COVID-19 tally rose to 15,66,393 on Sunday as 748 more people tested positive for the infection. Nine deaths pushed the state's coronavirus death count to 18,736, a health bulletin said.
Sep 26, 2021 20:10 (IST)
Karnataka Reports 775 New Covid Cases, 9 Deaths
Karnataka has reported 775 new cases of COVID-19 and 9 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 29.73 lakh and death count to 37,726, the health department said today.
Sep 26, 2021 20:09 (IST)
Maharashtra Reports 3,206 New Covid Cases, 36 Deaths
Maharashtra today reported 3,206 new coronavirus positive cases and 36 deaths and 3,292 patients recovered, the health department said.
Sep 26, 2021 20:04 (IST)
Andhra Pradesh Reports 1,184 New Covid Cases, 11 Deaths
Andhra Pradesh reported 1,184 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the health bulletin today.
Sep 26, 2021 19:48 (IST)
Delhi reports Zero Covid Deaths, 29 New Cases
The national capital reported 29 cases of coronavirus and zero death on Sunday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.05 per cent, according to data shared by the health department here.
Sep 26, 2021 18:21 (IST)
Kerala Reports 15,951 New Covid Cases, 165 Deaths
Sep 26, 2021 15:26 (IST)
In Mann Ki Baat, PM Urges All To Get Their Covid Jabs
Urging the eligible unvaccinated population to get their COVID-19 vaccine jabs at the earliest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Mann ki Baat Sunday that said no one should be devoid of ''Suraksha Chakra''. Underscoring the fact that festival season is approaching, he said India has to continue its fight against COVID-19. "Even after getting vaccinated, the necessary protocol has to be followed. I hope that once again Team India will keep the flag flying high in this fight," he added.
Sep 26, 2021 14:47 (IST)
Only fully vaccinated people should be allowed to stay in Goa hotels: State minister
Goa hotels will allow only those who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to stay, state health minister Vishwajit Rane has said.

"My suggestion to everyone who is coming to Goa should be double vaccinated. That is the only way", Mr Rane said on Saturday

Sep 26, 2021 14:16 (IST)
The daily positivity rate stands at 1.90 per cent. The daily positivity rate has remained below 3 per cent for the last 27 days and below 5 per cent for 110 consecutive days now.
Sep 26, 2021 14:16 (IST)
India's cumulative COVID vaccination coverage crosses 85 crore mark
India''s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the 85 crore mark, the Union Health Ministry informed on Sunday.

"With the administration of 68,42,786 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India''s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 85 Cr (85,60,81,527) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 83,64,110 sessions," an official release.
Sep 26, 2021 13:23 (IST)
Puducherry adds 78 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths push total fatalities to 1,838

Puducherry logged 78 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours as the overall caseload rose to 1,26,090, a senior official of the Department of Health was quoted as saying by PTI.

The union territory reported two deaths in the last 24 hours ending 10 AM Sunday as the toll increased to 1,838, Director of the Health Department G Sriramulu said in a release

Sep 26, 2021 12:15 (IST)
UP Covid news: 3 oxygen plants inaugurated in UP's Muzaffarnagar

Three oxygen plants were inaugurated by Union minister Sanjiv Balyan and Uttar Pradesh minister Kapil Aggarwal here.

The plants were inaugurated on Saturday in a district women's hospital, a district hospital and a Community Health Centre (CHC) in Budhana town.

Sep 26, 2021 10:49 (IST)
The active cases in the country have increased to 3,03,476, comprising 0.90 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.77 per cent, the ministry said.
Sep 26, 2021 09:58 (IST)
Canada lifts ban on passengers from India, flights to resume from tomorrow

Justin Trudeau-led Canadian government on Sunday lifted a month-long ban on passenger flights from India. The ban was put in place in view of the enhanced COVID-19 protocols.

"As of September 27, 2021, direct flights from India to Canada will resume," said the government on Sunday.

Earlier on Tuesday, Canada extended the restriction on all direct commercial and private passenger flights from India until September 26.
Sep 26, 2021 09:37 (IST)
Maharashtra cases: 298 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 2 deaths

With the addition of 298 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Maharashtra's Thane district has gone up to 5,58,041, news agency PTI reported.

The virus also claimed the lives of two more persons, pushing the death toll in the district to 11,396, he said, adding that the COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane stood at 2.04 per cent.

In neighbouring Palghar district, the COVID-19 case count has gone up to 1,35,717, while the death toll has reached 3,274, another official said.
Sep 26, 2021 09:33 (IST)
Sep 26, 2021 09:32 (IST)
Just In:28,326 fresh coronavirus cases in India in last 24 hours, 4.3 per cent lower than yesterday
Sep 26, 2021 06:13 (IST)
Kerala reports 16,671 New Cases
Kerala reported 16,671 new COVID-19 cases and 120 deaths on Saturday, taking the infection count to 46,13,964 and the death toll to 24,248.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the state had tested 1,14,627 samples in the last 24 hours and there were 841 wards across 422 local self government bodies with a weekly infection population ratio above ten per cent.