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June 30, 2021 / 11:11 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: India requests European nations to allow entry to people who have taken Covishield/ Covaxin shots

Coronavirus News Highlights: The active cases further declined to 5,37,064 comprising 1.77 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96.92 percent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

Coronavirus Highlights: India saw a single-day rise of 45,951 coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,03,62,848, while daily fatalities remained below 1,000 for the third consecutive day, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. The death toll rose to 3,98,454 with 817 fresh fatalities, the lowest in 81 days. According to the data
published at 7 am, cumulatively 33.28 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.
  • June 30, 2021 / 10:51 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Jharkhand issues new COVID-19 restriction guidelines to be effective from July 1

    The Jharkhand government has issued new COVID-19 restriction guidelines that would be effective from July 1. All shops have been allowed to remain open till 8 pm. Cinema halls, bars, restaurants, and multiplexes have also been allowed to open, but with a 50 percent cap on seating. Stadiums, gyms, and parks will open; banquet halls and community halls will also open but with a 50-persons limit.

  • June 30, 2021 / 10:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Gyms in West Bengal to reopen with 50% strength from tomorrow

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  • June 30, 2021 / 10:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Manish Tripathi, prime accused in Mumbai COVID-19 vaccination scam, has been sent to police custody till July 4.

  • June 30, 2021 / 10:01 PM IST

    Telangana reports 917 new COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths ##Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Telangana reports 917 new COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

  • June 30, 2021 / 09:41 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | India requests European Union member states to individually consider allowing persons who have taken COVID-19 vaccines in India -- Covishield and Covaxin – for non-essential travel and accept the vaccination certificate issued through the CoWIN portal.

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  • June 30, 2021 / 09:21 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Kochi Metro rail services to resume after 53 days of lockdown

    After 53 days of lockdown, Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is set to resume the metro train services from 1st July onwards strictly adhering to COVID-19 guidelines and protocols.

    Initially, train services will resume from 08:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs with a headway of 10 mins during peak hours and 15 mins during non-peak hours, KMRL said on June 30.

    The announcement comes even as Kerala reported over 13,000 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.

  • June 30, 2021 / 09:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Manipur reports 592 new cases, 9 deaths, and 494 recoveries

  • June 30, 2021 / 08:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Exported 60 million Covishield doses between January and February: Adar Poonawalla

    We have exported 60 million doses between January and February which is perhaps more than any other country. Then the second wave hit us & the focus shifted to the Indian population because it was needed then: Adar Poonawalla, CEO, Serum Institute India at India Global Forum

  • June 30, 2021 / 08:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Due to a shortage, of course, there was always going to be a situation where countries will have to wait for some of the nations which could afford the COVID-19 vaccine. That is exactly where COVAX plays a role and we had in fact started to export a lot of doses from India: Adar Poonawalla

  • June 30, 2021 / 08:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu reports 4,506 new COVID-19 cases, 5,537 recoveries, and 113 deaths on June 30. Active cases stand at 38,191, total recoveries at 24,08,886, and the death toll at 32,619.

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  • June 30, 2021 / 07:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | No case of Delta plus variant of COVID-19 in Delhi so far: Health minister Satyendar Jain

    Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the national capital has not reported any case of Delta plus variant of COVID-19 so far, adding that there is no communication from the Centre to make any special arrangement to deal with it. He said a genome sequencing lab to detect the variants of coronavirus will become operational at Lok Nayak Hospital within a week. Another such lab is being created at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, he said. "There are several variants of coronavirus, but there are only two ways to protect yourself against it -- get vaccinated and use masks. There is no separate communication from the Centre to make special preparations for the Delta plus variant. Also, Delhi has not reported any such cases so far," Jain told reporters. He said the Delhi government is in the process of increasing hospital beds to accommodate 37,000 cases a day in case of a third wave. The Delhi government has already installed 32 Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen generation plants with a total capacity of 29.77 metric tonnes (MT). Three liquid medical oxygen storage tanks with a cumulative capacity of 171 MT have also been installed. (PTI)

  • June 30, 2021 / 07:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Centre seeks report from West Bengal govt on dubious COVID-19 vaccination camps

    The Union Health Ministry has asked the West Bengal government to inquire into instances of COVID-19 vaccination camps being organised allegedly by unauthorised people in some areas of Kolkata and submit a report in the next two days. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to Hari Krishna Dwivedi, Chief Secretary of West Bengal, on June 29, seeking a factual report on the matter.

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