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January 28, 2021 / 11:02 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: Total of 28,47,608 beneficiaries vaccinated so far, says health ministry

Coronavirus News Highlights: More than 23 lakh people in India have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine so far

Coronavirus News Highlights: Today is the 310th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 1,06,89,527 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,53,724 deaths. A total of 1,03,59,305 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 1,76,498 active cases in the country as of date, which comprises 1.65 percent of the total caseload, the data stated. India's recovery rate continues to rise and now stands
at 96.91 percent. Globally, more than 10 crore people have been infected by the novel coronavirus and 21.70 lakh have died so far. Many countries, including India, have granted emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccines and have started vaccinating healthcare workers and high-risk groups. India's regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for two vaccines -- Covishield and Covaxin. Over 23 lakh people have been given their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in India so far.
  • January 28, 2021 / 09:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | India sends free AstraZeneca vaccines to Sri Lanka for Friday rollout. 

  • January 28, 2021 / 09:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Karnataka reports 550 new COVID-19 cases

    Karnataka reports 550 new COVID-19 cases, 644 discharges and two deaths in the last 24 hours, as per State Health Department.

    Total cases: 9,37,933
    Active cases: 6,202
    Total discharges: 9,19,503
    Death toll: 12,209

  • January 28, 2021 / 08:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Full-day classes for 9,10, PUC students from 1 Feb in Karnataka

    The Karnataka government has decided to hold full-day classes for students of classes 9, 10, and first and second year Pre-University across the state from 1 February 1, Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar said. The decision was taken in consultation with the state Technical Advisory Committee for COVID-19, keeping in mind the health and educational future of the students. 

  • January 28, 2021 / 08:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Union Health Ministry: A total of 28,47,608 beneficiaries vaccinated till 7 pm today.

  • January 28, 2021 / 07:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Russia reported 19,138 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, including 2,897 in Moscow, taking the national tally to 3,793,810 since the pandemic began. Authorities said 575 people had died in the last 24 hours, pushing the official death toll to 71,651.

  • January 28, 2021 / 07:32 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharahstra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 2,889 new COVID-19 cases, 3,181 discharges, and 50 deaths today. Total cases: 20,18,413, Total recoveries: 19,23,187, Death toll: 50,944, Active cases: 43,048.

  • January 28, 2021 / 07:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Anurag Srivastava, MEA official spokesperson: During the telephone call between PM & President Biden on 17th November, the leaders had discussed their priorities which included tackling climate change. So we look forward to working with the US administration on this issue.

  • January 28, 2021 / 07:19 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Anurag Srivastava, MEA official spokesperson: PM had congratulated then President-elect Biden on his election on 8th November. They had a telephone call on November 17th where both leaders exchanged views on working together on shared priorities & global challenges.

  • January 28, 2021 / 07:18 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Anurag Srivastava, MEA official spokesperson: As I had mentioned last time, as the new US administration takes shape we continue to remain engaged at all levels to work together to further strengthen our comprehensive global strategic partnership with the US.

  • January 28, 2021 / 07:18 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Anurag Srivastava, MEA official spokesperson: Over the next few days, we've planned to gift further quantities of 1 lakh doses to Oman, 5 lakh doses to CARICOM countries, 2 lakhs to Nicaragua & 2 lakh doses to Pacific Island states.

  • January 28, 2021 / 07:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | MEA: Commercial exports took place to Brazil, Morocco & Bangladesh. Further supplies on commercial basis likely to take place to Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Canada, Mongolia & other countries. We'll supply 1 cr doses to Africa, 10 lakh to UN Healthworkers under Gavi Covax facility.


  • January 28, 2021 / 06:51 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | MEA: From Jan 20, we've gifted over 55 lakh doses of vaccines to our neighbors & extended neighborhood-1.5 lakh to Bhutan, 1 lakh to Maldives, Mauritius & Bahrain, 10 lakhs to Nepal, 20 lakhs to Bangladesh, 15 lakhs to Myanmar, 50,000 to Seychelles, 5 lakh to Sri Lanka on request.