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June 05, 2021 / 10:59 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights | Over 31 lakh vaccine doses administered on June 5; total crosses 23 crore

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 22.78 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: India is witnessing a second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the country has recorded over 2.86 crore confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 3,44,082 deaths. A total of 2,67,95,549 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 15,55,248 active COVID-19 cases in the country as of date, which comprises 5.73 percent of the total caseload, the
data stated. India's recovery rate now stands at 93.08 percent. Globally, more than 17.2 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 36.98 lakh have died so far. India has begun the third phase of the vaccination drive in which everyone above 18 years of age will be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine. India's drug regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for three vaccines - Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V. The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India stands at 22,78,60,317 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.
  • June 05, 2021 / 10:58 PM IST

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  • June 05, 2021 / 10:52 PM IST

     Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Over 31 lakh vaccine doses administered on June 5; total crosses 23 crore

    The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 23 crore, with 31,20,451 doses being given Saturday, the Union Health Ministry said.

    Of the total doses administered on Saturday, the ministry said 16,19,504   beneficiaries in the age group 18-44 years received their first dose and 41,058 their second.

    Cumulatively, 2,76,35,937 persons across 37 States/UTs have received their first dose and a total 1,60,406 have received their second since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive on May 1. (PTI)

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  • June 05, 2021 / 10:38 PM IST

    Direct Centre to ensure 1 crore vaccinations per day, Congress' Bengal chief writes to Governor## Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Direct Centre to ensure 1 crore vaccinations per day, Congress' Bengal chief writes to Governor

    Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who is also the party's West Bengal unit chief, wrote to Governor Jagdeep Dhankar urging him to direct the central government to ensure one crore vaccinations per day and to ensure universal free vaccination.

  • June 05, 2021 / 09:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Karnataka reports 13,800 new cases, 365 deaths in last 24 hours

    The Karnataka health department reported 13,800 new cases, 365 deaths and 25,346 discharges in the last 24 hours. The active caseload in the state has dipped to 2,68,275.

  • June 05, 2021 / 08:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu cancels Class 12 board examination due to COVID-19 situation

    Tamil Nadu, which continues to remain among the states with the highest COVID-19 active caseload, has announced the cancellation of Class 12 State Board examinations due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation.

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  • June 05, 2021 / 08:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Telangana reports 2,070 new cases, 18 deaths

    The Telangana government on June 5 reported 2,070 new COVID-19 cases, along with 18 deaths and 3,762 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate in the state surged to 94.47 percent.

  • June 05, 2021 / 08:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu reports 21,410 new cases, 443 deaths today

    Tamil Nadu has reported 21,410 fresh cases, 443 more deaths and 32,472 recoveries today; active cases in the state stood at 2,57,463.

  • June 05, 2021 / 08:07 PM IST

    Goa extends COVID-19 curfew till June 14## Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Goa extends COVID-19 curfew till June 14

  • June 05, 2021 / 08:05 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Maharashtra records 13,659 new cases, 300 deaths in last 24 hours

    The Maharashtra health department has recorded 13,659 new cases, 300 deaths and 21,776 discharges in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate in the state is 95.01 percent. The active caseload has dipped to 1,88,027.

  • June 05, 2021 / 07:45 PM IST

    Mumbai reports 866 new cases in last 24 hours, positivity rate 3.24%## Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 866 new cases in last 24 hours, positivity rate 3.24%

    Mumbai has reported 866 new COVID-19 cases and 28 death in the last 24 hours. The city's positivity rate has plunged to 3.24 percent, whereas, the recovery rate has accelerated to 95 percent. The active caseload stood at 16,133.

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  • June 05, 2021 / 07:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | COVID-19 curbs extended in Himachal Pradesh till June 14, state's Class 12 board exams cancelled

    The "corona curfew" in Himachal Pradesh has been extended till June 14, the state government said on June 5. The Class 12 board examinations in the state have also been cancelled in view of the COVID-19 situation.

  • June 05, 2021 / 07:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Goa reports 567 new cases, 17 deaths in last 24 hours

    The Goa health department on June 5 reported 567 new cases and 17 deaths in the last 24 hours. The period of last 24 hours also witnessed 1,433 patients recovering from coronavirus. The state's active caseload stood at 8,216, whereas, the cumulative tally of infections climbed to 1,58,990.

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