The Union government has also highlighted that only 27-28% people have taken Covid-19 vaccine's booster doses and urged people to get booster doses.
Across India, Omicron accounted for 75 per cent of the total samples sequenced in January, according to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The new cases included 79 Omicron infections, taking the tally of those infected with the variant to 797. With these additions, the state's coronavirus tally rose to 67,93,297, while the death toll increased to 1,41,594.
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The petitioner cited the devastation caused during the second wave last year when a large number of people lost their lives due to shortage of beds and oxygen as the virus spread rapidly in the country.
A bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and A S Bopanna issued notices to the secretaries of Union Ministry of Home Affairs and Home Department of the state government on a plea filed by accused Devesh Chourasia challenging an...
Congress leader and former state assembly speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal will launch another ‘yatra’ -- part of the same initiative -- on the same day from...
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‘More stringent measures would be taken by the State in the coming days keeping in mind the prevailing situation,’ the government’s counsel told the...
The R-value or reproductive value of Covid-19, which reflects the severity of the virus' spread, is more than one in eight states including Himachal Pradesh,...
Renowned virologist and former INSACOG chief Shahid Jameel says that Kerala is ahead of many states in conducting tests and detecting Covid-19 cases.
‘The Corona has not gone,’ said Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur after returning from flash-flood affected areas of Lahaul-Spiti
The Centre has also urged the states to ramp up their testing for detection of Covid-19.
The central team will reach Kerala Friday and visit some districts reporting a high positivity rate.
The death toll climbed to 4,22,662 with 640 fresh fatalities.
The number of active cases in the state now stands at 1,49,534.
ICMR sero survey has found that two-third of population surveyed in 11 states have coronavirus antibodies.
Even though there is no provision for standing travel for commuters, there have been some tweets, photos and videos going viral showing crowded carriage with...
The government has decided to continue online classes and it is not mandatory for students to attend physical classes.
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