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March 04, 2021 / 11:02 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: Kerala reports 2,616 fresh COVID-19 cases, 14 related deaths today

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 344th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 1,11,56,923 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,57,435 deaths. A total of 1,08,26,075 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 1,73,413 active cases in the country as of date, which comprises 1.55 percent of the
total caseload, the data stated. India's recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 97.03 percent. Globally, more than 11.51 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 25.58 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.
  • March 04, 2021 / 09:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Kerala reports 2,616 fresh COVID-19 cases, 14 related deaths, taking caseload to 10,70,009 and toll to 4,255, according to officials. 

  • March 04, 2021 / 09:21 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Over 1 million vaccine doses given till 7 pm today: Health Ministry

    Total 10,93,954 vaccine doses were given till 7 pm today, the forty-eighth day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Out of which 8,34,141 beneficiaries were vaccinated for first dose and 2,59,813 healthcare workers and frontline workers received second dose of vaccine as per the provisional report. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight.

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  • March 04, 2021 / 09:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Punjab reports over 1,000 cases, biggest spike in last five months

    Punjab on March 4 reported a total of 1,074 new coronavirus cases. This marked the sharpest spike in the state in the last five months. Punjab is among the six provinces where the Centre has marked concern over the recent COVID-19 surge.

  • March 04, 2021 / 08:57 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports over 1,100 cases for second day in row

    Mumbai reported 1,104 new coronavirus cases and five fatalities on Thursday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. The tally of COVID-19 cases in the country''s financial capital thus increased to 3,29,843 and the death toll to 11,487, it said. The city reported over 1,100 COVID-19 cases on the second day ina row. On Wednesday, it had reported 1,121 cases and six fatalities.

    On the other hand, 654 patients recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 3,07,027, about 93 per cent of the tally. The average growth rate of COVID-19 cases in the city increased to 0.29 per cent from 0.17 per cent on February 18, while the average doubling rate went down to 238 days from 417 days.

    The number of coronavirus tests carried out in the city reached 33,53,124 with 21,182 samples tested since Wednesday evening. There are 14 containment zones in slums and chawls, while 185 buildings have been sealed because of the presence of active patients.

    PTI

  • March 04, 2021 / 08:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus World LIVE Updates | Made in vaccines arrive in Lesotho.  (Image source: ANI) 

      Coronavirus World LIVE Updates |  Made in vaccines arrive in Lesotho.  (Image source: ANI) 
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  • March 04, 2021 / 08:18 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Himachal Pradesh's Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, Assembly Speaker Vipin Singh Parmar, several MLAs administered first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at state Assembly complex. (PTI) 

  • March 04, 2021 / 08:10 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Update | Delhi records 261 new cases of COVID-19; one fatality pushes death toll to 10,915, according to authorities. (PTI) 

  • March 04, 2021 / 07:48 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Karnataka reports 571 new COVID-19 cases, 496 recoveries and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the state's health ministry.

  • March 04, 2021 / 07:48 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Karnataka reports 571 new COVID-19 cases, 496 recoveries and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the state's health ministry.

  • March 04, 2021 / 07:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal took his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at Raj Bhavan hospital. (Image source: ANI) 

      Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates |  Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal took his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at Raj Bhavan hospital. (Image source: ANI) 
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  • March 04, 2021 / 07:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Andhra Pradesh reports 102 new COVID-19 cases taking total cases to 8,90,317. Total active cases at 871, recoveries at 8,82,275 and death toll at 7,171, according to the state government. 

  • March 04, 2021 / 07:06 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu reports 482 new COVID-19 cases, 490 recoveries, and 4 deaths today.

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