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COVID-19

After Witnessing Static Fresh Covid-19 Cases Rate, India Sees Sharpest Dip

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

With just 18,795 fresh Covid-19 cases reported yesterday, the trends of Covid-19 are seeming to turn in the favour of the country. What experts believed the timeline for the onset of the third wave is being defied by the data. Check the 10 day trend here.

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

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Over 84.50 Crore Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Provided Across Country: Centre

The Union Health Ministry said more 21 lakh new Covid-19 vaccine doses are in the pipeline.

Flights To Resume Between India And Canada From Monday

Sep 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The air travel between India and Canada was suspended, following second Covid-19 wave, with air traffic between the two countries resuming after a gap of over five months.


'Scarcity' Of Ventilators, Medical Facilities In Country; Need For Upgradation: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

The Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said through public-private investment model can be replicated to revamp the country’s health sector.

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25 September, 2021

Banks In Emerging Markets Failing To Convert Increased Adoption Of Digital Banking Into Digital Sales, McKinsey Survey Finds

Kamalika Ghosh

The report states despite the higher frequency of customer interactions, banks are not doing enough to convert customer interest in digital products into digital sales


25 September, 2021

PM Modi, Joe Biden Pledge To Act In Concert, Take Up Toughest Challenges Together

Outlook Web Desk

Biden's statement came after his first-ever in-person meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House.


25 September, 2021

After Quad Summit, PM Modi Reaches New York To Address 76th Session Of UNGA

Outlook Web Desk

PM Modi will address the world leaders at the UN General Debate on Saturday morning. He is the first world leader scheduled to address the world organisation.


24 September, 2021

IPL 2021: SRH Name Umran Malik As Short-term COVID-19 Replacement For Thangarasu Natarajan

Outlook Web Bureau

Thangarasu Natarajan had tested positive for COVID-19 before Sunrisers Hyderabad's fixture against Delhi Capitals on Wednesday.


24 September, 2021

India Records 31,382 New Covid-19 Cases, Active Cases Lowest In 188 Days

Outlook Web Desk

Decline of about 1500 cases has been seen since yesterday. The recovery rate is at 97.78%, the highest since March 2020.


23 September, 2021

UK Seeks Vaccine Certifications To Meet ‘Minimum Criteria’ For Travel

Outlook Web Desk

Following much confusion over this process, UK government sources said on Wednesday night that additions or changes to the approved country listings are being kept under 'regular consideration'.


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23 September, 2021

Covishield Certificate Recognition: UK Says, Working On 'Phased Approach' With India

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also raised the issue of 'mutual recognition of vaccine certificates' in the Global COVID Summit.


23 September, 2021

India Logs 31,923 New Covid-19 Infections, Active Cases Lowest In 187 Days

Outlook Web Desk

282 fresh fatalities have been reported. The active cases are just 0.9% of the total infections - lowest since March 2020 while the recovery is at 97.77%


23 September, 2021

US Approves Booster Dose Of Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine For Special Groups

Associated Press (AP)

People over 65 years of age, Young adults with underlying health conditions and people whose jobs put them at high Covid-19 infection risk to get booster doses. Food And Drug Administration(FDA) gives approval.


23 September, 2021

Ease International Travel By Mutual Recognition Of Vaccine Certificates: PM Modi

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while speaking at Global COVID Summit in the US addressed the vaccine certificate recognition issue as Indians are facing quarantine upon arrival in the UK despite the inclusion of Covishield.


22 September, 2021

COVID-19 Scare In IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad Pacer Thangarasu Natarajan Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Outlook Web Bureau

The IPL, however, said that 'tonight's game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals will go ahead at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai.'


22 September, 2021

WHO Chief Lauds India's Decision To Resume Export Of Covid-19 Vaccines

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Government discontinued vaccine exports under the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme when it was hit by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.


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22 September, 2021

China Keeps Virus At Bay At High Cost Ahead Of Winter Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

Foreign athletes are due to compete in the Winter Olympics that start February 4 in Beijing and the nearby city of Zhangjiakou, but the government has yet to say whether restrictions that prevent most foreigners from entering China will be relaxed to allow spectators in.


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Youngsters stand in a queue to receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a special vaccination drive for teachers and students in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Youngsters pay tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh during his 114th birth anniversary celebration, at Shaheed Bhagat Singh chowk in Patiala.

PTI Photo

Union Ministers Bhupendra Yadav, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, and Anurag Thakur come out after meeting Election Commission, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Atul Yadav

A medic prepares Covid-19 vaccine to administer to a beneficiary during a special vaccination drive for teachers and students in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Congress women activists stage an agitation demanding speedy punishments to rapists, in Thane.

PTI Photo
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