Highlights: Rajasthan 176 fresh Covid-19 case, no related deaths
The global coronavirus (Covid-19) caseload increased to more than 116.3 million cases as the virus continues to infect across the countries. While the death toll was above 2.5 million, news agency Bloomberg reported. More than 299 million shots were given worldwide as the countries are rushing to immunise their citizens against the viral coronavirus.
Fresh infections in the United States began to decline as many states press for reopening. The daily infections have fallen by 12% as the US reported about 65,000 fresh cases in a single day.
The Senate approved $1.9 trillion stimulus bill to support the economy reeling under the devastating effect of the pandemic.
Meanwhile, in Brazil, the second worst-hit country, cases and deaths surged to record numbers.
In India, the cases reached 11.21 million and the death toll stands at 157,656. The country has inoculated more than 20 million in the ongoing vaccination drive.
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MAR 07, 2021 10:05 PM IST
Rajasthan 176 fresh Covid-19 case, no related deaths
Rajasthan on Saturday recorded 176 fresh Covid disease cases and zero deaths which took the caseload to 321,532, according to the state health department's bulletin. No fresh deaths were seen during this period.
MAR 07, 2021 09:21 PM IST
80 fresh cases push Chandigarh's Covid tally to 22,318
Chandigarh on Sunday added 80 fresh coronavirus disease cases which pushed the caseload 22,318, according to a medical bulletin. No death was reported during this period and the toll currently stands at 355.
MAR 07, 2021 08:40 PM IST
Night curfew, weekend lockdowns to be imposed in Aurangabad in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases
A night curfew from 9pm to 6am will be imposed in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, from March 11 to April 4. Weekend lockdowns will also be imposed in an effort to combat the rising number of cases in the state, Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde told news agency ANI.
MAR 07, 2021 08:18 PM IST
Tamil Nadu reports 567 new cases of Covid-19, 1 death
Tamil Nadu on Sunday reported 567 new cases of Covid-19, taking the total tally to to 8,55,121. 1 fatality was also recorded, the death toll in the state currently stands at 12,518.
MAR 07, 2021 07:26 PM IST
Maharashtra records 11,141 new cases of Covid-19, 38 deaths
Maharashtra on Sunday recorded 11,141 new cases of Covid-19, taking the state-wide tally to 22,19,727. 38 fatalities were also recorded in the last 24 hours, the death toll now stands at 52,478.
MAR 07, 2021 06:36 PM IST
K'taka govt makes RT-PCR tests mandatory for drivers of commercial vehicles
Karnataka government declared on Sunday that drivers and conductors of commercial and goods vehicles coming from Maharashtra and Kerala will need to produce negative RT-PCR Covid certificates to be allowed in the state, reported news agency ANI.
MAR 07, 2021 06:18 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh reports 136 new cases, one death
Andhra Pradesh reported 136 new coronavirus infections, taking the state's tally to 8,90,692. The death toll after one new fatality stands at 7,174.
MAR 07, 2021 06:01 PM IST
Japan records 1,065 new Covid-19 cases, 25 new fatalities
Japan on Sunday recorded 1,065 new cases of Covid-19, taking the country-wide tally to 439,981. 25 new fatalities were also recorded in the last 24 hours, reported ANI.
MAR 07, 2021 05:00 PM IST
Austria suspends deployment of a batch AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine after death
After the death of a 49-year old woman due to severe coagulation disorder Austria has suspended inoculation with a batch of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, reported Reuters.
MAR 07, 2021 03:40 PM IST
Delhi records 286 new cases of Covid-19, 2 fatalities in the last 24 hours
MAR 07, 2021 02:58 PM IST
Philippines records 3,276 new cases, 51 deaths
The Philippines reported 3,276 new coronavirus infections, taking the country's tally to 5,94,412. The death toll after 51 fresh fatalities stands at 12,516.
MAR 07, 2021 01:12 PM IST
Assam reports seven new coronavirus infections, one death
Assam reported seven new coronavirus infections, taking the state's overall tally to 2,17,649. The death toll after one fresh fatality stands at 1,094.
MAR 07, 2021 01:10 PM IST
19 states and UTs have reported zero Covid-19 deaths in past 24 hours: Govt
Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Odisha, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Sikkim, Lakshadweep, Ladakh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, D&D & D&N, Tripura, Mizoram, A&N Islands and Arunachal Pradesh have not reported any Covid-19 deaths in last 24 hours: Government of India.
MAR 07, 2021 01:08 PM IST
Five states account for over 84% of daily cases: Govt
Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu have been reporting high numbers of daily Covid-19 cases. They collectively accounted for 84.71% of the 18,711 new daily cases reported in the last 24 hours, as per the government of India.
MAR 07, 2021 09:49 AM IST
Statwise Covid-19 tally
MAR 07, 2021 09:20 AM IST
India adds 18,711 fresh cases
India's Covid-19 reached 11,210,799 on Sunday after it added 18,711 fresh cases. The death toll increased to 157,756 after 100 new fatalities.
MAR 07, 2021 08:54 AM IST
Lockdown ends in Auckland
New Zealand's biggest city Auckland reopens after a weeklong of strict lockdown. It was imposed after a community cluster of the more contagious British coronavirus variant emerged in the city.
MAR 07, 2021 07:00 AM IST
Hundreds of people protest against face mask rules in US state
Hundreds of people gathered outside the Idaho state Capitol building in Boise on Saturday to burn masks as a mark of protest against the Covid-19 safety guidelines issued by the local authorities.