Covid-19 Highlights: Haryana records 528 new cases, 40 deaths in last 24 hours
- The Pfizer Inc-BioNTech SE vaccine will be tested in children under 12 in a late-stage study.
India’s daily Covid-19 tally dropped to less than 100,000 as the country maintains a downrward trajectory. Over the last 24 hours, the India added 92,596 cases and 2219 deaths, according to the daily update by Union health ministry.
The Pfizer Inc-BioNTech SE vaccine will be tested in children under 12 in a late-stage study. Canada is set to relax isolation rules for vaccinated travellers. US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will rally the Group of Seven behind a plan to make shots available to low-income nations.
Meanwhile, the US also eased travel advisories for dozens of nations including France and Germany. Top virologist of the country, Anthony Fauci issued a warning about the delta variant that was first identified in India.
The delta variant has been linked to unusual symptoms, and early evidence in England and Scotland suggests it carries a higher risk of hospitalisation. In Singapore as well, Delta has also been revealed as the main variant of concern.
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JUN 09, 2021 11:50 PM IST
Jharkhand reported 302 new Covid-19 cases
Jharkhand reported 302 new Covid-19 cases, 615 recoveries and 3 deaths.
Active cases: 4,783
Total recoveries: 3,32,622
Death toll: 5,076
JUN 09, 2021 11:13 PM IST
Haryana records 528 fresh Covid-19 cases, 40 deaths
Haryana recorded 528 new Covid-19 cases and 40 deaths. So far 764,094 people have tested positive for the disease and the active caseload stands at 7,079 reports ANI.
JUN 09, 2021 09:10 PM IST
Tamil Nadu sees over 17,000 new Covid-19 cases, 405 deaths
With 17,321 new Covid-19 cases and 405 fatalities, Tamil Nadu's tally reached 2,292,025 and the death toll climbed to 28,170, reports ANI.
JUN 09, 2021 08:35 PM IST
West Bengal reports 5,384 new Covid-19 cases, 95 deaths in last 24 hours
West Bengal reported 5,384 new Covid-19 cases and 95 new deaths, taking the tally to 1,442,830 and the death toll to 16,555, reports ANI.
JUN 09, 2021 08:26 PM IST
Covid-19 vaccination drive: Over 3.1 million doses administered today as cumulative coverage goes past 240 million doses
More than 3.1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered till 7pm on the day as the cumulative coverage went past 240 million doses, Union minister of state for health and family welfare Ashwini Choubey said.
JUN 09, 2021 08:23 PM IST
Covid-19: 84 new cases, 2 deaths in Chandigarh, active caseload at 649
Chandigarh reported 84 new Covid-19 cases and two new fatalities as the cases tally reached 60,862. Active caseload currently stands at 649, reports ANI.
JUN 09, 2021 07:35 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh registers 8,766 new Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths
With 8,766 new Covid-19 cases and 67 deaths, Andhra Pradesh's tally reached 1,779,773 and the death toll climbed to 11,696, reports ANI.
JUN 09, 2021 07:03 PM IST
Delhi reports 337 new Covid-19 cases, 36 deaths in last 24 hours
Delhi recorded 337 new Covid-19 cases, 36 deaths in the last 24 hours, reports ANI.
JUN 09, 2021 05:23 PM IST
Chandigarh admin caps Covid-19 test prices at private labs
Chandigarh administration capped the maximum prices for Covid-19 testing in private labs -- RT PCR tests at ₹450 and Rapid Antigen tests at ₹350, reports ANI.
JUN 09, 2021 01:56 PM IST
Kejriwal visits voting centres turned into vaccination centres
"Visited a centre under the 'Jahan vote, vahan vaccine' today. People there seemed to be happy about the fact that they could get vaccinated near their homes at the polling booths where they go to cast their votes," tweets Kejriwal.
JUN 09, 2021 01:37 PM IST
Jharkhand reports 6.3 new cases
Jharkhand reported 603 new Covid- 19 cases on Wednesday and 13 more deaths, as per a health bulletin said. There are 5,099 active cases in the state at present.
JUN 09, 2021 01:07 PM IST
Odisha Covid-19 tally rises by 6,019
Odisha reported 6,019 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday and 43 more deaths, a Health Department official said.
JUN 09, 2021 12:20 PM IST
Guangzhou shuts entertainment venues
The southern China metropolis of Guangzhou has ordered the closure of cinemas, theatres, nightclubs and other indoor entertainment venues as authorities seek to contain the country's latest coronavirus outbreak.
JUN 09, 2021 10:28 AM IST
Singapore's death toll from Covid-19 tops casualties in SARS outbreak
Singapore has reported its 34th death due to Covid-19, taking its toll from the pandemic beyond the 33 casualties recorded during the 2003 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak.
JUN 09, 2021 09:14 AM IST
India's Covid-19 tally jumps slightly with 92,596 fresh infections
India's Covid-19 tally rises by 92,596 new cases. As many as 2219 deaths over the last 24 hours, take death toll to 353,528.
JUN 09, 2021 08:49 AM IST
Germany's confirmed cases rise by 3,254
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 3,254 to 3,705,942, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Wednesday. The reported death toll rose by 107 to 89,491, the tally showed.
JUN 09, 2021 07:34 AM IST
Melbourne to ease Covid-19 restrictions as daily cases fall
Australia's second largest city Melbourne will exit a Covid-19 hard lockdown as planned on Thursday night, authorities said on Wednesday, although some restrictions on travel and gatherings will remain.
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