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COVID- 19 India

Negative RT-PCR Report Must For All Domestic Passengers Arriving At Mumbai Airport

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The civic body said passengers can be exempted from the RT-PCR report rule only in exceptional cases like family distress, and the testing may be allowed on arrival at the airport in Mumbai.

Delhi Airport Says International Arrivals Running Smoothly After New COVID Guidelines

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The strict guidelines for international passengers, especially coming from 'at-risk' countries, came into effect from Tuesday midnight amid rising concerns over the emergence of the COVID variant Omicron.

Karnataka Chief Minister To Discuss Administration Of Booster Dose Of COVID Vaccine With Union Health Minister

Speaking to reporters, he said he will get to know from the Union Minister the scientific developments on administering the booster dose and the Centre's take or recommendation in this connection.

Government Says "Declining Trend In Covid Cases, But Surge Cannot Be Ruled Out As Virus Continuously Evolving"

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Listing some of the interventions, Pawar said that the Ministry of Health continues to provide technical guidance for managing various aspects of COVID-19 and so far more than 150 guidelines/advisories/SoPs/plans have been provided to states and UTs.

Stricter Norms For International Passengers To Be Effective From Tuesday Midnight

Each passenger who will undergo the RT-PCR test will be charged around Rs 1,700.

30 November, 2021

Minister Of State For Health Says "Most Of The Current COVID-19 Vaccines Are Disease-Modifying In Nature"

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Pawar said the Health Ministry and ICMR have developed an India COVID-19 vaccination tracker which depicts the overall as well as age disaggregated information on numbers of COVID-19 deaths in unvaccinated individuals compared with numbers of deaths in partially and fully vaccinated individuals.

30 November, 2021

Andhra Pradesh's Health Authorities Send 15% Covid Samples For Genome Sequencing

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Jagan Mohan directed the officials to keep a target to complete two crore doses of vaccination by the end of December and said to focus on the districts where the process is slow.

30 November, 2021

India Reports 6,990 New Covid Cases; Active Cases Decline To 1,00,543

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A decrease of 3,316 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

29 November, 2021

India Reports 8,309 New Covid Cases; Active Cases Declines To 1,03,859

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The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 52 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 155 consecutive days now.

29 November, 2021

Dead Bodies Of 2 Covid Patients Found In Mortuary 15 Months Later

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The cleaning staff, who went to clean the old mortuary, noticed foul smell emanating from freezers and found bodies.

27 November, 2021

As Covid Cases Rise, Educational Insitutes Around SDM College In Dharwad Shut Down

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"We will get a clear picture by Saturday on Covid situation. The samples are being tested at DIMHANS, KIMS and SDM labs," District Commissioner Nitesh Patil said.


23 November, 2021

A News Report Reveals That Most Indians Believe Covid Vax Campaign Not Equitable

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Nearly 90 per cent also believed that the government must ensure that marginalised groups such as street dwellers, migrant workers, immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers are given access to vaccination without having to furnish documentation.

22 November, 2021

Children Must Be Vaccinated If Supplies Are Sufficient, Says Expert

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Dr. Reddy, who is President, InOrder, South Asia, a non-profit institute working to strengthen systems to secure health, pointed out that governments across the world are adopting a policy of giving priority to people at risk for higher rates of hospitalization and death in the face of vaccine supplies not commensurate to the needs.

18 November, 2021

Madras High Court Tells Tamil Nadu Government To Allow 20,000 Devotees For Karthigai Deepam

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"In all, 20,000 devotees per day should be permitted on 19.11.2021 and 20.11.2021 to circumambulate the holy hill (to go on Girivalam)," the bench said.

28 September, 2021

India Registers Lowest 18,795 Covid-19 Fresh Cases In 201 Days

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There have been 179 deaths in the country due to Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, which is also the lowest in 193 days, as per Union Health Ministry.

21 September, 2021

India Records Lowest Active Cases In 184 Days

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252 deaths were reported in India in the past 24 hours.

18 September, 2021

India Registers 35,662 New Covid-19 Cases, Active Cases Reach 3,40,639

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The Union Health Ministry said the active cases now comprise 1.02 per cent of the total infections.


25 August, 2021

Darjeeling Toy Train Back On Track After More Than A Year

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The passengers are asked to comply with Covid-19 necessitated regulations like social distancing, wearing masks, etc.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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