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June 15, 2021 / 11:04 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: Madhya Pradesh reports 224 new cases, 27 deaths in past 24 hours

Coronavirus News Highlights: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 25.90 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.

Coronavirus News Highlights: India is witnessing a second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the country has recorded over 2.95 crore confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 3,77,031 deaths. A total of 2,82,80,472 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 9,13,378 active COVID-19 cases in the country, which comprises 3.09 percent of the total caseload, the data stated. India's recovery rate
now stands at 95.64 percent. Globally, more than 17.61 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 38.08 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 has crossed 25.90 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.
  • June 15, 2021 / 11:04 PM IST

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  • June 15, 2021 / 10:49 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Madhya Pradesh reports 224 new cases, 27 deaths, and 528 recoveries in the last 24 hours.

    Active cases 3610
    Case tally 7,88,649

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  • June 15, 2021 / 10:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Jharkhand govt declares mucormycosis epidemic amid rising number of cases of the infection in state.

  • June 15, 2021 / 09:51 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Assam govt extends ongoing restrictions till June 22, eases certain curbs in some districts. 

  • June 15, 2021 / 09:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 575 new cases, 718 recoveries and 14 deaths in the last 24 hours. 

    Active cases: 15,390
    Total recoveries: 6,84,825
    Death toll: 15,216

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  • June 15, 2021 / 09:19 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 9,350 new cases, 15,176 discharges and 388 deaths in the last 24 hours.

    Active cases: 1,38,361
    Total recoveries: 56,69,179 
    Death toll: 1,14,154

  • June 15, 2021 / 09:18 PM IST


    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Punjab reports 642 new cases, 38 deaths and 1,691 discharges today; the number of active cases in the State is 10,802

  • June 15, 2021 / 07:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Dr NK Arora, Chairman, COVID working group: It is the first death linked to COVID vaccination due to anaphylaxis. It re-emphasises the need to wait for 30 minutes after receiving jab. Most of the anaphylactic reactions occur during this period. Timely treatment can prevent deaths.

  • June 15, 2021 / 07:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Delta plus variant of Covid around since March. This isn't variant of concern yet and we have to track its progress, says Govt

  • June 15, 2021 / 07:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announces relaxation

    Relaxation in lockdown will be allowed on basis of test positivity rate under local self-govt bodies. Local bodies with below 8% test positivity rate to function normally with restrictions, to be allowed to open shops. Govt offices to function with 25% employees, public transport to operate partially, shops selling essentials will be allowed to open on all days, bars to open from June 17. Complete lockdown to continue across the State on weekends.

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  • June 15, 2021 / 07:15 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Taj Mahal to reopen from Wednesday, 650 visitors allowed at a time

    At the Taj Mahal, which will reopen for visitors from Wednesday, only 650 people will be allowed to enter the premises at a time, officials said on Tuesday. All the centrally protected monuments, museums and sites closed for around two months due to the Covid pandemic will reopen on June 16, an Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) order issued on Monday said. While 650 tourists will be allowed inside the Taj Mahal premises at one point of time so that COVID-19 protocols are followed, such restrictions will not be in place for other monuments, District Magistrate, Agra Prabhu N Singh said. Superintending Archaeologist, ASI, Agra Circle, Vasant Kumar Swarnakar told PTI that the monument premises will be sanitised three times in a day. "Masks will be mandatory for the tourists. Thermal screening of tourists would be done at gates and they would be sanitised before entering the monument premises," he added. 

  • June 15, 2021 / 06:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Dr RS Sharma, Head, National Health Authority: So far, 25.69 crore COVID vaccination certificates have been issued in the country: 

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