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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.
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)
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)
Updated on Jun 12, 2021 11:59 PM IST
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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.

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  • Jun 12, 2021 11:10 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 10:34 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 10:24 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 10:14 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 10:02 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 08:17 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 07:10 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 06:34 PM IST

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

  • Jun 12, 2021 05:37 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 04:13 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 03:31 PM IST

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

  • Jun 12, 2021 12:46 PM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 11:27 AM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 10:08 AM IST

    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)
    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

  • Jun 12, 2021 09:20 AM IST

    719 doctors died during Covid-19 second wave: IMA

  • Jun 12, 2021 08:19 AM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 07:33 AM IST

    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.

  • Jun 12, 2021 07:26 AM IST

    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.
    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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Modi highlights vaccination milestone during 82nd Mann Ki Baat broadcast

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel ahead of his birth anniversary next Sunday. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the people of the country to associate themselves with an activity that conveys the message of national unity, during the 82nd edition of Mann Ki Baat on Sunday. (File photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the people of the country to associate themselves with an activity that conveys the message of national unity, during the 82nd edition of Mann Ki Baat on Sunday. (File photo)
Published on Oct 24, 2021 12:05 PM IST
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India moving ahead with new energy after 1 billion Covid vaccinations: PM Modi

  • PM Modi noted that the government of Uttarakhand rightfully deserves accolades since it’s a remote area with difficult terrain.
Stating that he is aware of the capabilities of the people of the nation, Modi said he knows that the healthcare workers would leave no stone unturned to vaccinate the people.(ANI Photo)
Stating that he is aware of the capabilities of the people of the nation, Modi said he knows that the healthcare workers would leave no stone unturned to vaccinate the people.(ANI Photo)
Published on Oct 24, 2021 11:46 AM IST
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Poonch encounter: 3 security personnel, Pak terrorist injured

Mustafa, a resident of Rawalakot in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, was lodged in Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu for the last 14 years and was shifted to Mendhar on police remand after investigation revealed his link with the hiding terrorists
Security personnel in position at the encounter site in Bhatadurian area of Mendhar in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. (PTI File Photo)
Security personnel in position at the encounter site in Bhatadurian area of Mendhar in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. (PTI File Photo)
Published on Oct 24, 2021 11:38 AM IST
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Watch LIVE: PM Modi addresses nation on 82nd edition of Mann Ki Baat

The 82nd episode of the Mann Ki Baat programme is being live-streamed on the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) YouTube channel and the official website of the Prime Minister's Office. It is also being broadcast on the network of All India Radio, Doordarshan, and the AIR News website.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo)
Published on Oct 24, 2021 10:59 AM IST
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