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Kerala sees Covid tally go up to 9,445, TPR 11.42%

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Kerala on Wednesday saw 9,445 people turn Covid positive after 82,689 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate was 11.42 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said

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$32.1 bn fund to help women, newborns hit by Covid

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

A massive $32.1 billion of funding to help women, newborns, children, and adolescents has been pledged to restore essential health, nutrition and social services for women, newborns, children and adol

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Iran reports 10,644 new COVID-19 cases

Middle East | October 28, 2021 3:16:51 AM IST

Tehran [Iran], October 28 (ANI/Xinhua): The Iranian health ministry reported on Wednesday 10,644 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 5,888,100.

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Georgia's COVID-19 cases top 700,000

Europe | October 28, 2021 1:16:37 AM IST

Tbilisi [Georgia], October 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Georgia on Wednesday reported 4,337 new COVID-19 cases, taking its total to 703,281, according to the country's National Center for Disease Control and Publ

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Covid pandemic has hit firecracker business hard, say sellers

Gurugram |Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and ban imposed by the Delhi government have drastically reduced sales of firecrackers by 80 per cent in Gurugram this year, merchants have said.

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Delhi logs 38 Covid cases, infection rate drops to 0.06%

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

Delhi reported 38 fresh cases of Covid on Wednesday, taking its tally to 14,39,709, while there were no new deaths - for the fifth day running, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Health De

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Telangana to further intensify Covid vaccination

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Authorities in Telangana are set to further intensify the Covid-19 vaccination drive in view of a surge in Covid infections in several countries which has triggered fear of a third wave in India.

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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: 4 Mumbai players test positive for COVID-19

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST

Four players of Mumbai's Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy team on Wednesday tested positive for COVID-19 and were forced to withdraw from the squad hours before they took off to take part in the tournament.

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Africa's COVID-19 cases near 8.48 mln: Africa CDC

Others | October 27, 2021 9:46:40 PM IST

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], October 27 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,476,312 cases as of Wednesday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Preventi

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Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 8.47 mln: Africa CDC

Asia | October 27, 2021 1:17:04 AM IST

Addis Ababa [Ethopia], October 27 (ANI/Xinhua) The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,472,578 cases as of Tuesday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Af

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MoHFW writes to West Bengal on spurt in Covid-19 cases

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Expressing concern over the rising cases of Covid-19 in West Bengal, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has written to the West Bengal Health department to increase testing and ta

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TN to hold next mega Covid vaccination camp on Oct 30

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

The Tamil Nadu Health Department would conduct the next mega Covid vaccination camp on October 30 at 50,000 centres across the state, Health Minister Ma Subramanian said on Tuesday.

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