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March 05, 2021 / 11:01 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: Six persons have been found infected with the UK variant of coronavirus in Indore

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: India has begun the second phase of the vaccination drive in which everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years with comorbidities will be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Today is the 345th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 1,11,73,761 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,57,548 deaths. A total of 1,08,39,894 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 1,76,319 active cases in the country as of date, which comprises 1.58 percent of the
total caseload, the data stated. India's recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 97.01 percent. Globally, more than 11.55 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 25.67 lakh have died so far. India has begun the second phase of the vaccination drive in which everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years with comorbidities will be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine. India's regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for two vaccines -- Covishield and Covaxin. The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 1.77 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.
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  • March 05, 2021 / 10:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus World LIVE Updates  | Rwanda began its COVID-19 vaccine campaign on Friday, becoming the first nation in Africa to use pharmaceutical company Pfizer's doses that require ultra-cold storage.

    Authorities began transporting Pfizer and AstraZeneca shots round the hilly nation of 12 million people after they arrived earlier this week, using helicopters to reach far-flung parts. (Reuters) 

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  • March 05, 2021 / 10:03 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates |  Six persons have been found infected with the UK variant of coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district, a senior official said on Friday. The infected patients, all of them males aged between 19 and 49 years, have no history of foreign travel, the official said. (PTI) 

  • March 05, 2021 / 10:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Gujarat recorded 515 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single- coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike in one-and-half months, which took the caseload to 2,72,240, the state health department said on Friday. (PTI) 

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  • March 05, 2021 / 09:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reported 10,216new coronavirus cases on Friday. This highest number of single-day cases in nearly last five months, which took its overall tally to 21,98,399, a health department official said.

    This is the first time since October 17, 2020, the single-day case count in the state has gone above the 10,000- mark. 

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  • March 05, 2021 / 09:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Indore Municipal Corporation to impose Rs 100 fine for not wearing a mask

    Indore Municipal Corporation Additional Commissioner Devendra Singh on March 5 said, "A fine of Rs 100 will be imposed for not wearing a mask in Indore. Our team will be inspecting the area."

  • March 05, 2021 / 08:17 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 10,216 new COVID-19 cases, 6467 discharges and 53 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases in the state are at 21,98,399, while total recoveries is at 20,55,951 and the death toll is 52,393. The number of active cases in the state is 88,838, according to the state's health department. 

  • March 05, 2021 / 07:54 PM IST

    Coronavirus World Updates LIVE | Made in India vaccines reach Uganda, as part of 'Vaccine Maitri' (Image source: ANI) 

     

     Coronavirus World Updates LIVE | Made in India vaccines reach Uganda, as part of 'Vaccine Maitri' (Image source: ANI)  



  
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  • March 05, 2021 / 07:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Delhi reports 312 new COVID-19 cases, 312 recoveries and 3 deaths in the last 24 hours.

  • March 05, 2021 / 06:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | The Delhi High Court has directed concerned authorities to treat a plea as representation filed by a bus association, seeking exemptions from payment of road tax and penalty post December 2020, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. (ANI)

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