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July 01, 2021 / 11:03 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage touches 33,96,28,356 on July 1

Coronavirus News Highlights: As many as 19,21,450 tests were conducted on Wednesday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 41,20,21,494.

Coronavirus Highlights: India saw a single day rise of 48,786 coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,04,11,634, while the national recovery rate improved to 96.97 percent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 3,99,459 with 1,005 fresh fatalities. According to the data published at 7 am, cumulatively
33.57 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. The active cases have further declined to 5,23,257 comprising 1.72 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96.97 percent. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.54 percent . It has been less than five percent for 24 consecutive days, the ministry said, adding the weekly positivity rate has declined to 2.64 percent. Recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for the 49th consecutive day.The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,94,88,918, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.31 percent, the data stated. India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23.
  • July 01, 2021 / 11:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Jharkhand prepares COVID-19 warriors to contain any possible third wave

    Recognising the crucial role played by the ground-level health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jharkhand government in collaboration with HDFC bank and a social organisation is imparting special training to a band of 90 women as part of preparation against the anticipated third wave of the pandemic.

    Under the initiative 'Parivartan’ -- a collaboration among the Jharkhand government, the Prejha Foundation, and HDFC Bank -- health workers, ANMs, and others are receiving appropriate training across the state, the state government said in a statement released on July 1.

    Retired Indian Army doctors and health professionals are also providing training to the Jharkhand health workers.

  • July 01, 2021 / 10:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Lawyers' body to provide financial aid to Covid-affected members

    The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) has decided to implement a pandemic relief scheme to provide ex-gratia financial assistance to its members who have been adversely impacted by COVID-19, including the death of an advocate or a family member. According to a statement issued by the DHCBA, the ex-gratia amount will be provided to the deserving members falling in certain categories.

    Under the scheme, which has come into effect from July 1, ex-gratia amount of Rs 1.5 lakh will be given in case of demise of a member due to COVID-19, to his or her kin. An amount of Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000 would also be given to the members of the association who have lost an immediate family member or undergone hospitalisation due to COVID-19. (PTI)

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  • July 01, 2021 / 10:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Punjab adds 290 COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

    Punjab recorded 290 fresh COVID-19 cases on July 1 taking the state’s infection tally to 5,95,899 while 15 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 16,072, according to the health bulletin. Amritsar reported the maximum fresh cases at 37, followed by 32 in Mohali, and 27 in Bathinda. The latest deaths were reported from several districts including Amritsar, Barnala, and Fazilka. There are 2,961 active COVID-19 cases in Punjab. While 105 critical patients are on ventilator support, 334 critical patients and 1,471 others are on oxygen support, the state health bulletin added.

  • July 01, 2021 / 10:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 661 cases, 21 deaths; June tally down to 21,811 from 57,627 in May

    Mumbai logged 661 new coronavirus infections and 21 fresh fatalities on Thursday, while 489 patients recovered from the infection, the city civic body said. In June, Mumbai reported 21,811 new COVID-19 cases and 567 fatalities, a significant drop from 57,627 infections and 1,723 deaths recorded in May, as per BMC data, indicating the second wave of the pandemic is ebbing in the metropolis.

    With the addition of 661 new infections, the tally of COVID-19 cases jumped to 7,22,879, while the death toll increased to 15,472 after 21 more patients succumbed to the infection, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) updated data. The city has registered a marginal drop in new COVID-19 cases and fatalities as compared to Wednesday when the case tally stood at 692 and the deaths at 25.

  • July 01, 2021 / 09:52 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | 66 new infections, 82 recoveries recorded in Nagaland on July 1

    Eighty-two patients recovered from COVID-19 while 66 more people tested positive for the infection in Nagaland on Thursday when a 10-day unlock began in the state after over a month-and-half lockdown, a health official said. The number of active cases now stands at 1,321 while the caseload has gone up to 25,305.

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  • July 01, 2021 / 09:34 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 9,195 COVID-19 cases, 252 deaths

    Maharashtra reported 9,195 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday which took its infection tally to 60,70,599, the health department said. With 252 fatalities, the death toll due to the pandemic rose to 1,22,197, it added. With 252 fatalities, the death toll due to the pandemic rose to 1,22,197, it added.

    The state reported about 600 fewer new cases but over 100 more fatalities compared to Wednesday when it had reported 9,771 new infections and 141 deaths. Of 252 deaths reported on Thursday, 206 had occurred in the last 48 hours and 46 in the last week, the official release said. Of 252 deaths reported on Thursday, 206 had occurred in the last 48 hours and 46 in the last week, the official release said.

  • July 01, 2021 / 09:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Maharashtra's Nashik adds 159 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths

    Maharashtra's Nashik district on Thursday recorded 159 new cases of COVID-19 and five casualties that took the tally of infections to 3,94,615 and toll to 8,354, an official said. Of the latest casualties, one was reported from the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) area, while four were from other parts of the district, the official said. Of the latest casualties, one was reported from the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) area, while four were from other parts of the district, the official said.

    So far, 356 people have died due to the infection in Malegaon, 3,883 in the NMC limits, and 3,989 in other parts of the district, he said. Of the total number of cases reported so far, 2,26,640 were from Nashik city, 1,50,020 from other parts of the district, 12,534 from Malegaon, and 5,421 were patients from outside the district seeking treatment here, he said. Of the total number of cases reported so far, 2,26,640 were from Nashik city, 1,50,020 from other parts of the district, 12,534 from Malegaon and 5,421 were patients from outside the district seeking treatment here, he said. (PTI)

  • July 01, 2021 / 08:41 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage reaches 34 crore

    India’s cumulative COVID vaccination coverage reaches nearly 34 crore (33,96,28,356), till 7 pm today including more than 38.17 lakh doses administered today. More than 9.61 cr vaccine doses administered in the age group 18-44, so far: Government of India

  • July 01, 2021 / 08:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | The second wave of the pandemic has taken a "grievous toll" on India. Economic activity was dented in April, but has started to look up in late May and early June: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said in Financial Stability Report

  • July 01, 2021 / 08:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Delhi govt waives two-month license fee for bars in hotels, restaurants closed due to lockdown during the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in city

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  • July 01, 2021 / 07:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | 3,203 new cases, 94 deaths in Karnataka

    Karnataka on Thursday reported 3,203 new cases of COVID-19 and 94 deaths, pushing the infection count to 28,47,013 and toll to 35,134, the health department said. The day also saw 14,302 discharges,taking the total recoveries to 27,46,544. Out of 3,203 new cases recorded today, 676 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 10,840 discharges and 18 deaths. Active cases wer at at 65,312. While the positivity rate for the day stood at 2.05 per cent, case fatality rate (CFR) was at 2.93 per cent.

  • July 01, 2021 / 07:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | 127 orphanage inmates test COVID-19 positive in Mizoram

    At least 127 inmates of an orphanage-cum-rehabilitation centre in the Mizoram state capital were among the 417 people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the north-eastern state in the last 24 hours, a health official said on Thursday. With the 127 inmates, more than 670 people from the centre have been infected with COVID-19 so far, the official said. However, 527 inmates have recovered from the infection. The privately run centre, Thutak Nunpuitu Team (TNT), registered with the state government, houses about 1,500 inmates. The 417 fresh COVID-19 cases detected from 3,235 samples put the single-day infection rate at 12.89 per cent, pushing the state's coronavirus tally to 20,492, he said.

     

     

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