06:43 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh reports 7,956 new Covid cases
7,956 new Covid-19 cases, 9,764 recoveries and 60 deaths reported in Andhra Pradesh today. Total number of cases now at 5,75,079 including 93,204 active cases, 4,76,903 recoveries and 4,972 deaths: State Health Department
05:07 PM IST
Bengal has 23,624 active Covid-19 cases, says CM Mamata Banerjee
We’ve 23,624 active cases and 3,945 deaths (86% deaths due to comorbidities). Covid-19 positivity rate in India is 8.53% and here it’s 8.21%. Discharge rate in India is 77% & here it is 86.40%. The situation’s getting better but we need to be careful: Mamata Banerjee, CM, West Bengal
03:48 PM IST
311 more Maharashtra police personnel test positive
311 more personnel of Maharashtra police tested positive, and five lost their lives, in the last 24 hours. Total 19,385 infections in force thus far, including 15,521 recoveries, 3,670 active cases and 194 deaths.
03:23 PM IST
24 MPs test positive for Covid-19
24 MPs, including the ruling BJP’s Meenakshi Lekhi, Anant Kumar Hegde and Parvesh Sahib Singh, test positive for coronavirus on the first day of Parliament’s monsoon session.
03:01 PM IST
Haryana CM ML Khattar recovers from Covid-19
ML Khattar returns to Chandigarh after recovering from the disease, urges people to ‘religiously’ follow guidelines like wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.
02:35 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at PM Narendra Modi
Taking a dig at PM Modi over the rise in country’s Covid-19 cases, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi says that the government had asked people to become ‘aatmanirbhar’ which means they should save their lives themselves as prime minister was ‘busy with peacocks.’
02:08 PM IST
Rajasthan reports 793 new Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths
A total of 793 new Covid-19 cases and seven deaths were reported in Rajasthan in the past 24 hours.
01:40 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh records 43 new Covid-19 cases and 38 recoveries today
Himachal Pradesh records 43 new Covid-19 cases and 38 recoveries today, taking the total positive cases in the state to 9,598 so far, including 3,367 active cases, 6,137 recoveries, and 77 deaths: State Health Department, Himachal Pradesh
01:02 PM IST
Asia offers more flu shots to head off Covid-19 complications
Some Asian countries are rolling out early and more aggressive influenza vaccination programs this year, seeking to reduce the potential of people contracting the flu and Covid-19 simultaneously, crippling healthcare systems.
12:29 PM IST
Puducherry adds 414 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 20k-mark
Puducherry on Monday logged 414 new COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally past the 20,000 mark while nine people including four women succumbed to the virus, a top Health department official said.
12:17 PM IST
Arunachal Pradesh’s Covid-19 tally crosses 6,000-mark
The Covid-19 caseload in Arunachal Pradesh crossed the 6000-mark with 146 fresh cases reported in the northeastern state, a senior Health department official said on Monday.
12:10 PM IST
Record 4,198 new cases push Odisha’s Covid-19 tally to 1,55,005
Record 4,198 new cases push Odisha’s Covid-19 tally to 1,55,005; 11 fresh fatalities take death toll to 637: Health official
11:45 AM IST
India has been able to limit its cases and deaths per million to 3,328 cases per million and 55 deaths per million population: Health Ministry
With our endeavour to manage Covid-19, India has been able to limit its cases and deaths per million to 3,328 cases per million and 55 deaths per million population respectively, which is one of the lowest in the world as compared to similarly affected countries: Health Minister
11:41 AM IST
Maximum cases and deaths primarily reported from 13 states: Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan
Maximum cases and deaths primarily reported from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, UP, Delhi, West Bengal, Bihar, Telangana, Odisha, Assam, Kerala and Gujarat. All these reported more than 1 Lakh cases: Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, in Lok Sabha,