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February 26, 2021 / 11:16 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: Odisha makes 7-day home isolation mandatory for travellers from Maharashtra, 11 other states

Coronavirus News Highlights: Today is the 338th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus News Highlights: Today is the 338th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. India recorded its single-day increase in coronavirus cases above 16,000 for the second consecutive day as the infection tally rose to 1,10,63,491, while the recoveries have surged to 1,07,50,680, according to data updated by the Union Health
Ministry on Friday. A total 16,577 infections were reported in a day, while the death toll increased to 1,56,825 with 120 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. The number of active cases increased to 1,55,986, which accounts for 1.41 percent of the total infections, the data stated. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,50,680 which translates into a national recovery rate of 97.17 percent. The case fatality rate stood at 1.42 percent. Globally, more than 11.2 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 24.83 lakh have died so far. India, along with many countries, has granted emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccines and has started the process of vaccinating healthcare workers and high-risk groups. India's regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for two vaccines -- Covishield and Covaxin. More than 1.19 crore people have been given the COVID-19 vaccine in India so far.
  • Coronavirus News Highlights: Odisha makes 7-day home isolation mandatory for travellers from Maharashtra, 11 other states
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  • February 26, 2021 / 10:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Odisha makes 7-day home isolation mandatory for travellers from Maharashtra, 11 other states

    Odisha government makes 7-day home isolation mandatory for travellers from Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Punjab, Delhi, Chandigarh, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to the State, in view of current COVID situation in these States.

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  • February 26, 2021 / 09:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Nagpur adds 1,064 new cases to tally

    Maharashtra's Nagpur district on Friday recorded 1,074 new cases of coronavirus and six casualties due to the infection. With this, the tally of infections in the district has reached 1,47,905, while the toll rose to 4,320, the official said. (PTI)

  • February 26, 2021 / 08:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu reports 481 new cases, 5 deaths in past 24 hours


    Tamil Nadu reports 481 new  cases, 483 recoveries, and 5 deaths in past 24 hours. Total cases stand at 8,50,577, while total recoveries reach 8,34,043. Death toll rises to 12,488.

  • February 26, 2021 / 07:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Health Ministry: New death reported in past 24 hours-a 41-year-old male from Bihar died after 15 days of receiving the vaccine, died due to heart attack; Post mortem not done.

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  • February 26, 2021 / 07:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Health Ministry: 5 States with the highest vaccinations today -Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Karnataka & Maharashtra. No new event of hospitalisation reported in the past 24 hours.

  • February 26, 2021 / 07:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Health Ministry: Total 1,37,56,940 vaccinations have been done till 6pm today.

  • February 26, 2021 / 07:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | Karnataka reported 571 new COVID-19 cases, 642 recoveries, and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per State Health Department. Total cases: 9,50,207, Total recoveries: 9,32,367, Active cases: 5,501, Death toll: 12,320.

  • February 26, 2021 / 07:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Bharat Biotech confirms deal with Brazil to supply 20 million doses of COVAXIN vaccine

  • February 26, 2021 / 06:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Kerala reports 3,671 new cases, 4,142 recoveries today. Total number of active cases 51,390 and recovered cases 9,96,514.

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  • February 26, 2021 / 06:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | Delhi reports 256 new COVID-19 cases, 193 recoveries and one death in the last 24 hours. Total cases: 6,38,849, Total recoveries: 6,26,712, Death toll: 10,906, Active cases: 1,231.

  • February 26, 2021 / 06:26 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | M Devender Singh, Collector, Yavatmal: Curfew imposed in Yavatmal district from 5 pm on Saturday to 9 am on Monday, essential services will continue during this curfew.

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