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April 28, 2021 / 11:09 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: Kerala govt to purchase one crore COVID-19 vaccines

Coronavirus News Highlights: Registering a steady increase, the active cases have risen to 29,78,709, comprising 16.55 percent of the total infections

Coronavirus India News Highlights: Amidst the devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, India reported 3.60 lakh fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. A total of 3,60,960 new COVID-19 cases, 3,293 related deaths, and 2,61,162 recoveries were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total active cases to 29,78,709, as per the health ministry update. The total count of positive cases now stands at 1,79,97,267, including 2,01,187 deaths and 1,48,17,371 recoveries. The

total vaccination across the country has crossed more than the 14.77-crore mark with over 24 lakh vaccine doses being given till 8 pm on Tuesday, the Union health ministry said. The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 14,77,27,054 according to the provisional report.

  • Coronavirus News Highlights: Kerala govt to purchase one crore COVID-19 vaccines
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  • April 28, 2021 / 09:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates |

    Maharashtra records 985 deaths, 63,309 fresh cases as the total caseload climbs 44,73,394 on April 28.

  • April 28, 2021 / 08:40 PM IST

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    Bihar issues new COVID-19 restrictions: Shops in the state to close at 4pm, night curfew from 6 pm to 6am, only 50 people allowed at weddings and 20 at funerals.

  • April 28, 2021 / 08:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Greater Mumbai Municipal Corporation: 

    Due to insufficient vaccine stock, 40 private vaccination centers will be closed on April 29, while the remaining 33 private vaccination centers will also be limited for the second dose only with limited stock.

  • April 28, 2021 / 07:40 PM IST

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    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Kerala logs over 35,000 cases in highest single day surge, 41 deaths

    Kerala recorded 35,013 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, in the highestsingle day surge so far, while over 2.66 lakh people are presently undergoing treatment for the infection as the toll climbed to 5,211 with 41 deaths, the state government said. With the addition of the new cases, the infection count has gone up to 14,95,377.

    As many as 15,505 people were cured, taking the total recoveries to 12,23,185, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told reporters. Activecases stood at 2,66,646. In the last 24 hours ending 2 pm, 1,38,190 samples were tested and the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) was 25.34 percent. (PTI)

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    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | PM Modi:

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  • April 28, 2021 / 07:05 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates |

    Karnataka records 39,047 fresh COVID-19 cases, 11,833 discharges, and 229 deaths in last 24 hours

    According to Karanataka governmnet's latest bulletinthe state recorded39,047 fresh COVID-19 cases, 11,833 discharges, and 229 deaths in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile the total active cases stand at3,28,884 while the total discharges recorded are10,95,883.

  • April 28, 2021 / 06:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Kerala govt to purchase one crore COVID-19 vaccines

  • April 28, 2021 / 05:56 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | 

    35,013 new COVID19 cases, 41 deaths and 15,505 recoveries recorded in Kerala on April 28. The total number of recoveries is 12,23,185 so far: CM Pinarayi Vijayan.

  • April 28, 2021 / 05:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashoka:

    I feel at least 2,000 to 3,000 (COVID-infected) people have switched off their phones and left their homes. We don't know where they have gone... COVID cases will only increase due to this.