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June 29, 2021 / 10:59 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: Karnataka reports 3,222 new cases, 14,724 discharges and 93 deaths

Coronavirus News Highlights: Recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for the 47th consecutive day. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,93,66,601, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.31 per cent, the data stated. 

Coronavirus Highlights | The single-day rise in fresh cases was recorded below 40,000 after 102 days, bringing the COVID-19 infection tally to 3,03,16,897, while the daily fatalities remained below 1,000 for the second consecutive day, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. India saw 37,566 new cases being reported in a day, while the COVID-19 death toll
rose to 3,97,637 with 907 daily fatalities, the lowest in 77 days. According to the data published at 7 am, 32.90 crore cumulative vaccine  doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. The number of active cases has further declined to 5,52,659, comprising 1.82 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96.87 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed. A net decline of 20,335 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. Also, 17,68,008 tests were conducted on Monday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 40,81,39,287, while the daily positivity rate has declined to 2.12 per cent . It has been less than 5 per cent for 22 consecutive days, the ministry said. The weekly positivity rate has declined to  2.74  per cent. 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 one crore on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4 and 3 crore on June 23.
  • June 29, 2021 / 10:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Ratings agency Crisil termed the government's relief package for the tourism sector as a 'timely' move that will gear up the industry for recovery with the easing of lockdowns post the second wave of the COVID19Pandemic.

  • June 29, 2021 / 09:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | We are facing shortage of vaccines. Centre has directed to allot 25% to private hospitals but we have decided to allocate 5% of vaccine to private hospitals. We are sending this proposal to Central Govt: Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta

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  • June 29, 2021 / 09:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | A team of US researchers has developed face masks with biosensors that can be customised to detect pathogens such as the SARSCoV2, virus causing #COVID19, and toxins and alert the user.

  • June 29, 2021 / 08:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | So far, there are no cases of the Delta Plus variant of coronavirus in the state. We are confident that we will be able to tackle the possible third wave of COVID19. I appeal to tourists coming to the state to follow all COVID19 protocols: Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur

  • June 29, 2021 / 08:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Punjab reports 218 new positive cases, 485 recoveries, and 16 deaths in the last 24 hours.

    Total positive cases: 5,95,351
    Active cases: 3,347

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  • June 29, 2021 / 08:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | States should closely monitor case positivity, bed occupancy on regular basis, taking districts as administrative units: Union home ministry. Focus should be on five-fold strategy of COVID-19 management -- test, track, treat, vaccination, Covid-appropriate behaviour: MHA to states

  • June 29, 2021 / 08:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Russia's Sputnik V shot around 90% effective against Delta variant, developers say.

  • June 29, 2021 / 08:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu reports 4,512 new COVID19 cases, 6,013 recoveries, and 118 deaths 

    Active cases: 39,335
    Total recoveries: 24,03,349
    Death toll: 32,506

  • June 29, 2021 / 08:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | The findings of serosurvey conducted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation shows that antibodies prevalent in more than 50% of children: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope

  • June 29, 2021 / 08:05 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Telangana reports 987 new COVID cases, 1,362 recoveries, and 7 deaths 

    Active cases: 13,487
    Total recoveries: 6,05,455
    Death toll: 3,651

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  • June 29, 2021 / 07:56 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | The Chief of Lancet COVID19 Commission has dismissed claims by the Chinese government that he is being pushed by the US government to favour the Wuhan lab-leak theory, the media reported.

  • June 29, 2021 / 07:51 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | These are medical issues, medical experts will be better placed than me to respond. Every approval process of vaccines must be conducted on its own merit: Ugo Astuto, Ambassador of EU to India on, "Why Vaxzevria (vaccine) of same AstraZeneca is permitted in EU & not Covishield?"

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