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April 15, 2021 / 10:34 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Postgraduate exam postponed

Coronavirus News Highlights: Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala cumulatively account for 68.16 percent of India's total active cases.

Coronavirus News Highlights: Today is the 387th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. India reported the highest single-day rise of 2,00,739 new coronavirus infections on April 15, pushing the total tally of cases to 1,40,74,564, while the active cases surpassed the 14-lakh mark. The death toll increased to 1,73,123 with
1,038 daily new fatalities, the highest since October 18, 2020, the data showed. Registering a steady increase for the 36th day in a row, the active cases increased to 14,71,877. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,24,29,564. India's regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for three vaccines -- Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V. All persons above the age of 45 are eligible to get vaccinated. Globally, more than 13.77 crore people have been infected by the novel coronavirus and 31.02 lakh have died so far.
  • April 15, 2021 / 10:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Only 200 people allowed in religious & social gatherings in Uttarakhand

    Amid the COVID19 surge, only 200 people allowed in religious & social gatherings. Public transport such as bus, auto-rickshaw, etc. to ply with not more than 50% capacity. Gym to operate with 50% capacity. Coaching centers, swimming pools, spas will be closed. Movement of people restricted during night curfew from 10:30 pm to 5 am. Persons over 65 years of age and pregnant women and children below 10 years of age are advised not to leave the house Uttarakhand Chief Secretary

  • April 15, 2021 / 08:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates |  Weekend curfew from Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am announced in Delhi.

    Only essential activities/services to be allowed "This won't solve the purpose. You either do it for  entire week or don't do it at all," says a local. Visuals from Janpath, NSD & CP respectively

  • April 15, 2021 / 08:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 61,695 new COVID19 cases, 53,335 recoveries & 349 deaths in the last 24 hours

    Total cases: 36,39,855
    Total recoveries: 29,59,056
    Death toll: 59,153
    Active cases: 6,20,060

  • April 15, 2021 / 08:36 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | West Bengal reports 6,769 fresh COVID19 cases, 2,387 recoveries and 22 deaths in the last 24 hours

    Total cases: 6,36,885
    Active cases: 36,981
    Death toll: 10,480
    Total recoveries: 5,89,424

  • April 15, 2021 / 08:34 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 8,217 fresh COVID19 cases, 49 deaths and 10,097 recoveries; case tally at 5,53,159 including 85,494 active cases

  • April 15, 2021 / 08:26 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Gujarat reports 8,152  new COVID19 cases, 3,023 discharges, and 81 deaths, in the last 24 hours

    Total cases: 3,75,768
    Total dicharges: 3,26,394
    Active cases: 44,298
    Death toll: 5,076

  • April 15, 2021 / 08:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution asks states to keep operations of grocery stores, chemist/pharmacists, grocery warehouses outside the restrictions under Section 144 to ensure smooth supply, in the wake of prevailing #COVID19 situation. It should also be ensured that prices of all essential supplies aren't increased & are available at fair prices unless necessitated by cost enhancement due to raw material costs & exchange rates fluctuations: Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution to States/UTs

  • April 15, 2021 / 08:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | ​Telangana govt cancels Class 10 SSC Board Exams

    Telangana govt cancels Class 10 SSC Board Exams, following the rise in COVID19 cases. Results of Class 10 students to be prepared on basis of objective criteria to be developed by the Board. Any student not satisfied with marks can appear for Exam when conditions are conducive.

  • April 15, 2021 / 08:10 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Delhi reports 16,699 new COVID19 cases, 112 deaths and 13,014 recoveries in the last 24 hours

    Active cases: 54,309
    Total cases: 7,84,137
    Total recoveries: 7,18,176
    Death toll: 11,652

  • April 15, 2021 / 07:56 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | All monuments, sites, museums under ASI to be shut till May 15

    In view of the prevailing COVID19 situation, all centrally protected monuments/sites & museums under Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will be closed with immediate effect till May 15 or until further orders: Union Minister of State for Culture & Tourism (I/C) Prahlad Singh Patel

  • April 15, 2021 / 07:54 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | 11-day lockdown imposed in Chhattisgarh district 

    Due to an upsurge in COVID19 cases, an 11-day lockdown will be imposed in Bijapur district from April 16 to 26. Essential services exempted, their operations to be unrestricted: Collector Bijapur Ritesh Agarwal

  • April 15, 2021 / 07:16 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Uttarakhand reports 2,220 new COVID19 cases and 9 deaths in the last 24 hours; case tally at 1,16,244

    613 fresh cases in Haridwar district take case tally to 19,575