India on Friday witnessed an uptick in the number of new Covid-19 infections as it recorded 19,406 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the data shared by the ministry of health and family welfare. Stay with TOI for all updates --Read Less
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Fewer people opting for precaution dose in Delhi amid Covid cases spike
Fewer people are opting for Covid precaution dose in Delhi in the last several days, even as the number of coronavirus cases reported in the national capital has registered a record rise in the past one week. As per official data from the city health department, as on August 2, the total number of booster doses administered in the city stood at 22,19,059.
Gujarat in 24 hours ending 5 pm on Saturday added 965 new positive cases, taking the total to 12.6 lakh. The state's death toll remained 10,975 with no new deaths
Maharashtra reported 1,931 fresh Covid-19 cases, 1,953 recoveries and 9 deaths, today; Active caseload at 11,875
The Covid-19 tally in Nashik in Maharashtra reached 4,80,209 on Saturday with the addition of 89 cases, while the death toll stood unchanged at 8,902, an official said
Sikkim's Covid-19 tally rose to 42,674 on Saturday as 80 more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said
Andaman and Nicobar Islands reported 16 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which took the tally to 10,480, a health department official said on Saturday
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Union Health Secretary writes to Health Secys of Delhi, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu & Telangana on rising Covid-19 cases
"Should aim to increase pace of vaccination for eligible population&follow five-fold strategy&adherence to Covid Appropriate Behaviour"
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Covid cases are rising in Delhi, positivity rate has gone up along with hospitalisation. Recovery is still quite good among patients. Though patients are getting admitted, complications are less. 4-4.5% beds occupied. 3rd dose is must for all: Dr Suresh Kumar, MD, LNJP Hospital
India reports 19,406 Covid infections in last 24 hours, sees decline in active cases
49 fatalities push India's Covid-19 death tally to to 5,26,649: Union Health Ministry
Active Covid-19 cases have declined from 1,35,364 to 1,34,793: Union Health Ministry
India reports 19,406 fresh cases
Single day rise of 19,406 new infections, 49 fatalities push India's Covid-19 tally to 4,41,26,994, deaths to 5,26,649: Union Health Ministry
Active COVID-19 cases have declined from 1,35,364 to 1,34,793: Union Health Ministry
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