Gujarat now sees Covid tally spike to 6,690, 67 fresh deaths

Gandhinagar |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST

Breaking all previous records of daily Covid tally, Gujarat on Tuesday saw 6,690 new cases, taking its tally to 3,60,206, while the death toll rose to 4,922 with 67 more succumbing.

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Bihar reports 4,157 new cases, 43 deaths

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Bihar reported 4,157 new cases of coronavirus infection and 43 deaths in 24 hours on Wednesday. The deceased included 16 patients who have died in hospitals of Patna.

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Over 7.4mn in Chile vaccinated against Covid

Santiago |Wednesday, 2021 12:45:05 PM IST

More than 7.4 million people in Chile have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus disease, the Ministry of Health has said.

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Efficacy of vaccines may be reduced due to Covid mutations: Shahid Jameel

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST

India reported 1,84,372 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, setting another grim one-day record, taking the overall tally to 13,87,825 on Wednesday, according to the data issued by the Union Heal

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TN has enough vaccines: Health department

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

Officials of the health department of Tamil Nadu said that enough vaccines are available in the state for the next seven days.

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Covid spread: 1,119 Chennai streets made containment zones

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

With Covid-19 cases surging across Tamil Nadu, there is an increase in the number of containment zones in Chennai.

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All-party meeting on Covid in Karnataka on April 18

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

An all-party meeting would be held here on April 18 to contain the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Karnataka, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Tuesday.

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Maharashtra to undergo 'Lockdown style' curfew April 14-30 (Lead)

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

On anticipated lines, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday announced 'lockdown' style restrictions starting 8 p.m. on April 14, till April 30, to break the chain of the coronavirus

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BJP MP seeks deferment of Panchayat polls in UP

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Mohanlalganj, Kaushal Kishore, has asked the state election commission (SEC) to defer the Panchayat elections by a month, in view of the pandemic.

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9 patients died of Covid-19 in Patna in the last 24 hours

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

Nine persons died owing to Corona infections in the last 24 hours at three leading hospitals in Patna, an official said on Tuesday.

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Assam issues new SOP for air passenger amid Covid surge

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST

With the surge of Covid cases in the state, the Assam government on Tuesday issued modified Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for persons arriving in the state by air, making tests and quarantine c

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Cipla to scale up Remdesivir production 2-fold

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST

Pharmaceutical company Cipla on Tuesday said it has scaled up the production of remdesivir by 2 times from the last wave of the pandemic.

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