Over 1,000 test positive for Covid-19 at Kumbh Mela in 48 hours.

Hundreds of people have tested positive for coronavirus in India at the site of the world's biggest religious festival, officials said Wednesday, as huge crowds of mostly maskless Hindu devotees descended on the River Ganges.The virus was detected in more than 1,000 people in just 48 hours in the city...

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US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J Covid-19 vaccine over blood clotting reports.

The US is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said it was investigating...

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India overtakes Brazil with second-highest cases of Covid-19.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="89609,89610,89611,89612,89613,89614,89615,89616"]On April 12, India overtook Brazil to become the second-most affected country globally in terms of Covid-19 cases. India reported a record 1,68,912 new infections on April 12 as the national recovery rate fell below 90 percent....

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India to fast-track emergency-use approval for foreign-produced Covid vaccines.

India has exempted foreign-made Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines from conducting local bridging studies before seeking emergency-use authorization, provided they have received approval from any of the major regulators globally, the government announced on Tuesday.The move is a part of the centre’s...

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Vaccination in co-ops, mosques.

The Ministry of Health is racing against time to complete vaccinating the largest number of citizens and expatriates before the end of the current year, by intensifying vaccination campaigns by pressing into service mobile vaccination units which will target the cooperative societies and various institutions,...

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Spike in infection- 1,635 infected with coronavirus.

Kuwait’s Ministry of Health has confirmed recording 1,635 new coronavirus infections and 5 related deaths in the past 24 hours. The new figures take the total cases up to 248,729 and deaths to 1,412 respectively, noted the ministry’s spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad. He pointed out that some 1,316...

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‘Enough with festival, claps, plates’..: Rahul Gandhi urges vaccination for all.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Monday public display of gratitude for healthcare and frontline workers have had their moment and it is time now for the government to provide vaccines against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) to every citizen of the country. “Even after 385 days, the fight against...

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Centre approves Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V.

The government on Monday approved Sputnik-V, the vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) developed by Russia. This is the third vaccine approved by India after Covishield and Covaxin.Dr Reddy's Laboratories, the Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company, last week sought the government's approval...

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India’s Covid-19 tally crosses 13.52 million with 168,912 fresh infections.

India on Monday breached another record by registering more than 1.68 lakh new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of cases reached 13,527,717, according to Union health ministry’s update on Monday morning. The number of fatalities due to the virus also increased, as 904 deaths...

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1,390 more infected with coronavirus.

Kuwait reported 1,390 infection cases with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday, raising the total number of cases to 247,094 and 4 deaths, swelling the overall count of fatalities to 1,407. In a statement to KUNA, Ministry of Health’s official spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said 1,394 people...

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