Covid-19 updates: West Bengal logs 3,519 new cases, 78 deaths in last 24hrs
India on Monday recorded 70,421 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 3,921 more deaths, taking the caseload and death toll to 29,510,410 and 374,305 respectively, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard.
The active cases have further declined to 973,158 and constitute nearly 3.49% of the caseload while the overall recoveries have climbed to 28,162,947. On Monday, daily recoveries continued to outnumber the daily infections for the 32nd consecutive day.
As the cases in India are witnessing a declining trend, many states and Union territories (UTs) have started easing their lockdown or Covid-19 restrictions with a view to revive their economy.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a slew of relaxations under the phased unlock process in the national capital. Markets and shopping malls, which were earlier allowed to open on an odd-even basis will now open every day from 8 am to 10 pm, Kejriwal said, adding restaurants will be allowed to operate with 50% capacity.
In Tamil Nadu, the lockdown has been extended for another week till June 21 with relaxations in 27 districts including the state capital Chennai. According to the latest guidelines, beauty parlours, salons and spas, public parks, shops and liquor shops are allowed to open in these 27 districts from today. However, restrictions will not be eased 11 districts, seven in western and four in Cauvery delta regions.
Karnataka has started its phased unlocking process from today in 19 districts. Autos and taxis are allowed to ply with maximum of two passengers, home delivery of food from hotels and restaurants is allowed. Industries can operate with 50% work force. However, the existing lockdown rules will continue for 11 districts including Chikkamagaluru, Davangere, Mysuru as they have a high positivity rate.
Meanwhile, a total of 253,195,048 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against the Covid-19 disease in the country till now of which 3,484,239 were inoculated in the last 24 hours. Of these, 3,103,522 received the first dose while 380,717 received both doses.
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JUN 14, 2021 11:16 PM IST
West Bengal reports 3,519 new Covid-19 cases, 78 deaths
West Bengal reported 3,519 new cases of Covid-19 and 78 fresh fatalities as the state's tally reached 1,464,776 and the death toll rose to 16,974, reports ANI.
JUN 14, 2021 10:02 PM IST
Tamil Nadu reports 12,772 new Covid-19 cases, active caseload at 136,884
With 12,772 new Covid-19 cases and 254 deaths in the last 24 hours, Tamil Nadu's tally reached 2,366,493 and the death toll rose to 29,801, according to a bulletin from the state government. The active caseload stands at 136,884.
JUN 14, 2021 09:32 PM IST
Covid-19 vaccination drive: Over 3.5 million doses administered today
More than 258 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered so far in the country, of which over 3.5 million doses were administered today, the Union ministry of health and family welfare said.
JUN 14, 2021 08:57 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh reports 326 new Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths in last 24 hours
With 326 new Covid-19 cases and seven deaths in the last 24 hours, Himachal Pradesh's tally reached 198,876 and the death toll climbed to 3,382, reports ANI.
JUN 14, 2021 08:06 PM IST
Rajasthan reports 277 new Covid-19 cases, 20 deaths
Rajasthan reported 277 new cases of the coronavirus on the day and 20 more fatalities, reports PTI citing a state official.
JUN 14, 2021 07:10 PM IST
Karnataka logs 6,835 new Covid-19 cases, 120 more deaths
With 6,835 new Covid-19 cases and 120 deaths, Karnataka's tally reached 2,771,969 cases and the death toll climbed to 33,033, a bulletin from the state health department showed.
JUN 14, 2021 06:54 PM IST
Over 1,500 new Covid-19 cases in Telangana, tally at 604,800
Telangana recorded 1,511 new Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, the state's tally reached 604,880 while the death toll climbed to 3,496, reports ANI.
JUN 14, 2021 06:52 PM IST
Goa logs 253 new Covid-19 cases and 9 deaths in last 24 hours
With 253 new Covid-19 cases and nine deaths in last 24 hours, Goa's tally reached 162,721 and the death toll climbed to 2,937, reports ANI.
JUN 14, 2021 06:50 PM IST
Kerala records over 7,000 new Covid-19 cases, 161 deaths, CM hints at region-wise restrictions
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the state has recorded 7,719 new Covid-19 cases and 161 deaths. Active caseload stands at 113,817, reports ANI.
JUN 14, 2021 05:41 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh reports over 4,500 new Covid-19 cases, 59 deaths in last 24 hours
Andhra Pradesh reported 4,549 new Covid-19 cases and 59 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active caseload stands at 80,013 reports ANI.
JUN 14, 2021 05:21 PM IST
Novavax Covid-19 vaccine found 90% effective in UK phase 3 trials, says company
US company Novavax said its Covid-19 vaccine has demonstrated an efficacy of 90.4% in phase 3 trials in UK, reports ANI.
JUN 14, 2021 04:14 PM IST
WB govt extends Covid-19 restrictions till July 1, essential services exempted
The West Bengal government extended Covid-19 related restrictions in the state till July 1, with exemptions for essential services, reports ANI.
JUN 14, 2021 03:56 PM IST
No new Covid-19 cases in Dharavi today: BMC
No new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Dharavi today for the first time since the second wave of the disease hit the city in February 2021, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
JUN 14, 2021 03:29 PM IST
Delhi reports 131 new Covid-19 cases, 16 deaths in last 24 hours
With 131 new Covid-19 cases and 16 deaths in the last 24 hours, Delhi's caseload reached 1,431,270 and the death toll climbed to 24,839, reports ANI.
JUN 14, 2021 02:33 PM IST
India's Covid-19 active caseload falls below 1-million mark after 66 days
India's Covid-19 active caseload has fallen below the one-million mark after 66 days and currently stands at 973,158, according to the Union health ministry's data.
JUN 14, 2021 02:22 PM IST
Karnataka to give ₹1 lakh ex-gratia to BPL families which have lost an adult to Covid-19
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa announced that every BPL family which have lost an adult to Covid-19 would receive an ex-gratia of ₹1 lakh.
JUN 14, 2021 01:16 PM IST
Uttarakhand extends Covid-19 curfew till June 22
The Uttarakhand government said on Monday that the ongoing Covid-19 curfew in the state has been extended till June 22 and old guidelines will be followed with some changes. Speaking to news agency ANI, state minister Subodh Uniyal said revenue courts are allowed to open with 20 people, 50 people are allowed to attend weddings as well as funerals and auto-rickshaws such as Vikram can ply.
JUN 14, 2021 12:23 PM IST
Puducherry records 309 new Covid cases, lowest single-day tally since May
Puducherry on Monday reported 309 new Covid-91 cases, the lowest single day tally since May. Seven more people died due to the viral disease while 686 recovered in the last 24 hours.
JUN 14, 2021 11:58 AM IST
Barber shops open in Delhi's Chanakyapuri area
Barber shops in Delhi's Chanakyapuri area reopened as the Delhi government began the third phase of the Covid-19 unlock process.
JUN 14, 2021 11:44 AM IST
Ukraine records 420 new Covid-19 cases, lowest single-day tally since 2020
Ukraine on Monday recorded 420 new Covid-19 disease cases, taking the caseload to 2.22 million. Monday's case count has been the lowest since June 8 last year. The total deaths in the European country have climbed to 51,692 .
JUN 14, 2021 10:56 AM IST
Covid-19 in Thailand: Series of virus outbreaks threaten export sector, recovery
A series of Covid-19 disease outbreaks in the factories of Thailand are raising concerns that the country's export sector could be severely affected, which will also weaken the economy. According to news agency Reuters, the virus has been reported in 130 factories including those which are supplying international brands, with over 7,100 cases across 11 provinces.
JUN 14, 2021 10:23 AM IST
Delhi Metro to continue with 50% capacity, standing travel banned
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has said its services in the national capital will continue with 50 per cent seating in accordance with guidelines in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Read more
JUN 14, 2021 10:10 AM IST
Germany's Covid caseload climbs to over 3.7 million; 549 new cases recorded
Germany on Monday 549 new Covid-19 disease cases, taking the caseload to 3,715,518, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed. As many as 10 people succumbed to the viral disease on Monday, taking the toll to 89,844.
JUN 14, 2021 09:19 AM IST
India sees another dip in daily Covid-19 tally with 70,421 new cases
India on Monday recorded 70,421 cases and 3,921 fatalities due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), taking the caseload and death toll to 29,510,410 and 374,305 respectively, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare. Read more
JUN 14, 2021 07:53 AM IST
Delhi unlock 3.0: All shops in markets, restaurants open today
With Covid-19 numbers in Delhi dropping to a three-month low, all market activities have been allowed from Monday, but with certain restrictions as part of the phased unlock plan of the Delhi government. Read more
JUN 14, 2021 07:45 AM IST
UK records 7,490 new Covid-19 cases, 8 more deaths
The United Kingdom (UK) recorded nearly 7,500 new Covid-19 disease cases and eight more deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload and death toll to 4,565,813 and 127,904 respectively, according to official figures.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to make an announcement that the end of Covid-related restrictions will be further delayed due to the rapid rise of infections of the Delta variant of the virus, news agency Reuters reported.