Coronavirus India Highlights: 7,579 New COVID-19 Cases In India - NDTV.com

Coronavirus India Highlights: 7,579 New COVID-19 Cases In India - NDTV.com


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Coronavirus highlights: The country recorded 236 new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic to 4,66,147.

Covid-19 Cases in India: The recovery rate is 98.32 per cent.

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India logged 7,579 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the country's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,26,480, the lowest in 543 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The figure is the lowest reported since May last year.

The country recorded 236 new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic to 4,66,147.

Here are the Highlights on Coronavirus cases in India:

Nov 24, 2021 02:17 (IST)

3rd Covid Wave Of Magnitude Comparable To 1st Two Unlikely: AIIMS Chief

A third Covid wave of a magnitude comparable to the first two is unlikely to hit India, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria said Tuesday as he underlined that absence of surge in cases at the moment suggests that vaccines are still protecting against the virus. Read here.

Nov 24, 2021 00:54 (IST)

COVID-19 India News: Punjab Reports 42 Fresh Cases, One Related Death

Punjab reported 42 fresh cases of COVID-19 in a day which pushed the infection tally in the state to 6,03,043, according to a medical bulletin on Tuesday, reported news agency PTI. With one Covid-related fatality reported in Mansa district, the death count reached 16,587, it stated. 

Among the fresh COVID-19 cases, Muktsar reported 13, followed by five each in Patiala and Mohali and four each in Faridkot and Jalandhar. The number of active cases in the state rose to 270 from 262 on Monday. Thirty-two more people recovered from the infection, taking the number of those who have been cured to 5,86,186, according to the bulletin.

The Union Territory of Chandigarh reported five fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the total count to 65,415. No fatality was reported in Chandigarh and the death count stood at 820. The number of active cases in the city was 35 while the number of cured people was 64,560.

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Spanish Researchers Open Up Covid Antibody Tests Tech
Spain's top research institution reached a licensing deal Tuesday that paves the way for its Covid-19 antibody test to be produced more cheaply in developing countries, reported AFP.

The World Health Organization described the accord as the first transparent, global, non-exclusive licence for a Covid-19 health tool that will help correct "devastating global inequity".

The deal brings together the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), the global Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and the WHO's Covid-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP) knowledge-sharing platform.

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53 Schoolgirls, 22 MBBS Students Test Positive For COVID-19 In Odisha In Last 3 Days: Report
Fifty-three girls, students of a government-aided high school in Odisha's Sundargarh district, and 22 MBBS students of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla in Sambalpur tested positive for COVID-19 in the last three days, a health official said.

Odisha's coronavirus tally rose to 10,47,386 today as 212 more people, including 70 children, tested positive for the infection; while two fresh fatalities pushed the number of deaths to 8,396, he said.

Nov 23, 2021 17:45 (IST)

Four Army Officers, Fully Vaccinated, Test Covid Positive In Indore
Four fully-vaccinated Army officers, two of them participating in a course of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), tested positive for coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district, an official said on Tuesday.

"Four Army officers have tested positive for coronavirus in the last three days in Indore. They had received both doses of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine. They have no symptoms and their condition is fine," said Dr Amit Malakar, nodal officer, COVID-19, Indore.

He said two of the infected officers are residents of the Army Cantonment located in nearby Mhow town and two others are enrolled for the IIM Indore's Certificate Course in Business Management for Defence Officers (CCBMDO).

Nov 23, 2021 14:59 (IST)

Coronavirus update: 4 lakh people in Ahmedabad city yet to take second vaccine dose
At least 4 lakh residents of Gujarat''s Ahmedabad city have not taken the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine despite being eligible for the same, a civic official said on Tuesday.

To ensure 100 per cent vaccination, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has launched a door-to-door survey to trace people who have not taken both doses of the vaccine against COVID-19, the AMC''s medical officer of health Dr Bhavin Solanki said.

Nov 23, 2021 14:39 (IST)

Puducherry records 38 new COVID-19 cases

Puducherry added 38 fresh cases of coronavirus during last 24 hours ending 9 am on Tuesday raising the overall caseload to 1,28,718.

The new cases were identified at the end of examination of 2615 samples, and they were spread over Puducherry 19, Karaikal 7, Yanam two and Mahe 10.

Nov 23, 2021 13:58 (IST)

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Coronavirus Updates: Ladakh reports 22 new COVID-19 cases

Ladakh has recorded 16 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the virus tally to 21,349 while the active cases have declined to 218, officials said on Tuesday.

The union territory has registered 212 Covid-related deaths -- 154 in Leh and 58 in Kargil -- since the outbreak of the pandemic last year.

Nov 23, 2021 11:55 (IST)

Arunachal reports four new COVID-19 cases
Arunachal Pradesh logged four fresh cases of COVID-19, while eight more patients were discharged from hospitals, improving the recovery count to 54,937, a senior health official said here on Tuesday.

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The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.79 per cent. It has been less than two per cent for last 50 days. The weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 0.93 per cent. It has been below two per cent for the last 60 days, according to the ministry.

Nov 23, 2021 09:33 (IST)

Just In| 7,579 fresh COVID-19 cases in India, lowest in 543 days

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Maharashtra records 656 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths - lowest since April 2020

Maharashtra on Monday reported eight deaths and 656 new COVID-19 cases, lowest one-day figures since April 2020, a health department official said.

He said with these additions, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the state rose to 66,30,531.

Maharashtra has recorded the lowest daily cases since April 30, 2020, when the tally was 583, and the least number of deaths since April 17, 2020, when 7 patients had succumbed to the infection.

Nov 23, 2021 05:57 (IST)

US Issues Do Not Travel COVID-19 Warning For Germany, Denmark
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department on Monday advised against travel to Germany and Denmark because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases in those countries. 

Nov 23, 2021 05:41 (IST)

West Bengal reports 615 new COVID-19 cases, 14 more deaths

West Bengal reported 615 new COVID-19 cases on Monday as the pandemic situation in the state improved, the Health Department said.

Fourteen people died in the state in the last 24 hours, taking the number to 19,397, it said.

West Bengal has so far reported 16,10,460 COVID-19 cases, it added.

Kolkata reported the highest number of new deaths at five, followed by neighbouring North 24 Parganas district where four people died.

The number of active cases dropped by 75 to 7,945 after 676 recoveries were reported.