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May 24, 2021 / 11:13 PM IST

Coronavirus India News Highlights: Karnataka fines labs Rs 20 lakh for over 10,000 delayed COVID results

Coronavirus India News Highlights: Bengaluru, which has emerged as one of the hotspots of the second COVID-19 wave, has also been hit by a rise in mucormycosis infections. Hospitals in the city are reportedly running out of beds to treat the rare fungal infection, also known as black fungus.

Coronavirus India News Highlights: India recorded 2,22,315 new coronavirus infections in a single day, the lowest in round 38 days, pushing the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,67,52,447, while the death toll crossed the 3-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. The death toll climbed to 3,03,720 with 4,454 daily deaths, the data updated at
8 am showed. India registered 2,17,353 new infections in a span of 24 hours on April 16. The active cases have further reduced to 27,20,716 comprising 10.17 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 88.69 per cent.       The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,37,28,011, while the case fatality rate has increased to 1.14 per cent, the data stated.    India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh  on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past  60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on  November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4. According to the ICMR, 33,05,36,064 samples have been tested up to May 23 with 19,28,127 samples being tested on Sunday.
  • May 24, 2021 / 11:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Additional 1,030 vials of Amphotericin-B have been allocated to Karnataka today. Earlier, 1,270 additional vials of the drug were allocated to the state on 21st May: Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Sadananda Gowda

  • May 24, 2021 / 10:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reported 22,122 new COVID19 cases, 42,320 recoveries and 361 deaths in the last 24 hours.

    Active cases: 3,27,580
    Total recoveries: 51,82,592
    Death toll: 89,212

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  • May 24, 2021 / 10:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates |  Cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country exceeded 19.84 crores (19,84,43,550) as per the 8 pm provisional report today: Union Health Ministry

  • May 24, 2021 / 09:26 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Karnataka fines labs Rs 20 lakh for over 10,000 delayed COVID results

    Karnataka on May 24 fined labs Rs 20 Lakh for over 10,000 delayed COVID results. Nine government labs and 31 private labs were penalised. 
    The government imposed nfines up to Rs 20,20,600 for delay in uploading  results of COVID-19 tests.

    The results for 10,103 cases were delayed for more than 24 hours since May 8. Labs fined Rs 200/- for each case. Apart from this, 5 labs have been closed/penalized for sharing positive reports without uploading to ICMR

    Here are the list of labs with most number of delayed cases:


    MedGenome Labs Ltd: 1100 cases
    Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology: 862 cases
    Eurofins Clinical Genetics India Pvt Ltd: 659 cases
    Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Medical College: 156 cases
    Lifecell International Pvt Ltd: 144 cases

  • May 24, 2021 / 09:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates |  Mumbai reports 1,057 new COVID cases and 48 death today, taking active cases to 28,086, as per Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai

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  • May 24, 2021 / 08:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Milkha Singh admitted to Fortis Hospital Mohali as a precautionary measure


    Former athlete Milkha Singh, who had tested COVID19 positive on May 20, admitted to Fortis Hospital Mohali as a precautionary measure, confirms his son.

  • May 24, 2021 / 08:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | Karnataka records 25,311 fresh COVID-19 cases (positivity rate - 23.28%), 57,333 patient discharges, and 529 deaths in the last 24 hours 

    Active cases: 4,40,435
    Total discharges: 19,83,948
    Death toll: 25,811 

  • May 24, 2021 / 08:18 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu records 34,867 fresh COVID-19 cases, 27,026 discharges, and 404 deaths in the past 24 hours 

    Active cases: 3,01,580
    Total discharges: 15,54,759
    Death toll: 20,872

  • May 24, 2021 / 08:17 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Bihar LIVE Updates | Bihar reports 2,844 fresh COVID cases and 5,500 recoveries in the last 24 hours 

    Active cases: 37,942
    Total recoveries: 6,49,835 
    Death toll: 4,642

  • May 24, 2021 / 08:17 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates | Since March 21, 815 children have been infected with COVID. In view of the anticipated third COVID wave, we have arranged 10-15 extra beds in all community health centres. Oxygen cylinders & concentration machines are also being arranged: Banswara CMHO Hira Lal Tabiyar

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  • May 24, 2021 / 08:16 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttarakhand LIVE Updates | 118 cases of BlackFungus infection (including suspected cases) reported in Uttarakhand, 9 people died of the disease, show data released by State COVID Control Room.

  • May 24, 2021 / 08:15 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Gujarat LIVE Updates | Gujarat reports 3,187 fresh COVID-19 cases, 9,305 discharges, and 45 deaths in the last 24 hours 

    Total cases: 7,91,657
    Total discharges: 7,13,065
    Active cases: 68,971
    Death toll: 9,621

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