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A medic collects nasal samples from a passenger at Dadar station to curb Covid-19 spread in Mumbai, on Friday, June 11, 2021. (PTI Photo)

Covid-19 updates: State level curfew in Goa extended till 7am on June 21

India reported less than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases once again on Saturday, as the cumulative infection tally crossed 29.35 million. The country's daily recoveries are continuing to outnumber daily new cases for nearly a month now.
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 11:59 PM IST

India reported as many as 84,332 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases and 4,002 deaths in the preceding 24 hours, data put out by the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Saturday showed. This is the first time that in more than two months that the number of daily new Covid-19 cases in India has come down below the 90,000-mark. The cumulative infection tally in the country now stands at 29,359,155, while the death toll has reached 367,081, according to health ministry data.

India reported as many as 121,311 recoveries from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, with the data showing that over 27.91 million people in the country have already been cured of the coronavirus disease. The country's recovery rate now stands at 94.93%, as per health ministry data. Incidentally, the number of daily recoveries are continuing to outperform daily new cases for nearly a month now.

Follow all the updates here:

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 11:10 PM

    State level Covid-19 curfew in Goa extended till 7am on June 21: CM Sawant

    The Goa government has extended the state-level Covid-19 curfew till 7am on June 21, chief minister Pramod Sawant said.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 10:34 PM

    West Bengal reports 4,286 new Covid-19 cases, 81 deaths in last 24 hours

    West Bengal's Covid-19 tally reached 1,457,273 cases and the death toll climbed to 16,812 as the state recorded 4,286 new cases and 81 deaths in the last 24 hours, reports ANI.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 10:24 PM

    Punjab logs 979 new Covid-19 cases, 56 deaths in last 24 hours

    With 979 new Covid-19 cases and 56 deaths in the last 24 hours, Punjab's tally reached 586,947 while the death toll climbed to 15,503, reports ANI.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 10:14 PM

    Kerala gets 538,000 doses of Covishield vaccine: Health minister Veena George

    Kerala's health minister Veena George said that the state received over 538,000 doses of the Covishield Covid-19 vaccine, reports ANI.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 10:02 PM

    Assam record over 3,400 new Covid-19 cases, 42 deaths in last 24 hours

    Assam recorded 3,463 new Covid-19 cases and 42 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active caseload stands at 43,298, reports ANI.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 08:59 PM

    UK records 7,738 cases of Covid-19, 12 deaths

    UK reported 7,738 cases of Covid-19 on Friday, and 12 deaths, reported Reuters. Marking a decrease from the 17 deaths and 8,125 cases reported a day earlier.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 08:17 PM

    Maharashtra records 10,697 new cases of Covid-19, 360 deaths

    Maharashtra recorded 10,697 new cases of Covid-19 cases on Saturday, taking the state wide tally to 5,898,550. 360 deaths were also recorded in the last 24 hours, the death toll now stands at 108,333.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:10 PM

    Telangana reports 1,771 Covid-19 cases, 13 deaths

    Telangana reported 1,771 Covid-19 cases on Saturday, taking the state-wide tally to 6,02,089. 13 deaths were also reported, the death toll now stands at 3,469.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 06:34 PM

    Kerala reports 13,832 Covid-19 cases, 171 deaths

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 05:37 PM

    Andhra Pradesh reports 6,952 new Covid-19 cases, 58 deaths

    Andhra Pradesh reported 6,952 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, taking the state-wide total to 18,03,074. 58 deaths were also recorded, the death toll now stands at 11,882.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 04:13 PM

    Former CM Virbhadra Singh testes Covid-19 positive for second time

    Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh has tested positive for Covid-19 again. Singh tested positive once before on April 13 of this year and made a full recovery. He has been admitted to Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMC), reported ANI.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 03:31 PM

    States/UTs to record Covid deaths as per ICMR guidelines: Health min

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 12:46 PM

    Odisha reports 4,852 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hrs

    As many as 4,852 new Covid-19 cases, 8,516 recoveries and 47 deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the state health department on Monday.

    With this, the cumulative count in the state stands at 8,47,313 including 7,81,488 recoveries, 3,257 deaths and 62,515 active cases.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 11:27 AM

    Over 300 vaccination sites closed in Indore due to shortage

    Due to a shortage of vaccines in Indore, district health authorities on Friday opened only nine vaccination centres out of 350 for administering the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine to beneficiaries.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 10:08 AM

    India reports 84,332 new Covid-19 cases, lowest in over two months

    A healthcare worker inoculates the dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to a beneficiary during the vaccination drive, at Tala Park in Kolkata on Friday. (ANI Photo)

    The daily Covid-19 count in India remained below the one-lakh mark for the fifth consecutive day with the country reporting 84,332 fresh cases, its lowest in 70 days, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday.

    With the fresh cases, the infection tally has climbed to 2,93,59,155. The Covid-19 death toll climbed to 3,67,081 with 4,002 daily deaths, the data updated at 8 am showed.

    Total cases: 29,359,155

    Total discharges: 27,911,384

    Death toll: 367,081

    Active cases: 1,080,690

    Vaccination: 249,600,304

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 09:20 AM

    719 doctors died during Covid-19 second wave: IMA

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 08:19 AM

    Telangana: 'Covid orphans' to get mobile phones uploaded with emergency numbers

    With an aim to ensure the safety of children who lost their parents to Covid-19, the Department of Women Development and Child Welfare has decided to give them mobile phones containing all the necessary numbers including that of the district child protection officer (DCPO) as well as a helpline and emergency numbers.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:33 AM

    Black fungus cases in Uttarakhand reach 356. Dehradun reports 21 news cases, 6 deaths

    Dehradun reported 21 new cases of black fungus and six deaths on July 10, informed the state Health Department on Friday.

    With this, the total number of black fungus patients in the Dehradun district has gone up to 319, while the cumulative black fungus cases in Uttarakhand now stand at 356 with 56 deaths.

  • Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:26 AM

    Reviewing reducing gap between jabs, says govt

    A healthcare worker administers a dose of COVISHIELD, a coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine manufactured by Serum Institute of India, to a shepherd man during a vaccination drive at Lidderwat near scenic Pahalgam in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

    India’s vaccination expert group is reviewing the decision to delay the second doses of Covishield, a top government expert said on Friday, as new scientific evidence from other countries suggests a single dose may not be adequately protected against the Delta variant of the coronavirus that has swept across the country. Read More

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