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OMICRON NEWS

Delhi reports 11,486 fresh Covid-19 cases, positivity rate drops marginally to 16.36%

January 23, 2022 6:02 am

🔴 So far, 479 people have died due to the infection in Delhi this month. This is the highest monthly toll since June when 740 deaths were reported.

Karnataka crosses six crore Covid-19 tests: Health Minister K Sudhakar

January 22, 2022 2:40 pm

The minister informed that the daily testing target has been increased to 2 lakh from January 18, and mobile units have been deployed to test mentally-challenged and differently-abled citizens.

UK designates Omicron sub-lineage a variant under investigation

January 22, 2022 1:34 pm

🔴The BA.2 is being investigated but has not been designated a variant of concern so far.

Covid India highlights, January 22: 3.37 lakh new cases; Omicron tally crosses 10,000

January 22, 2022 11:44 am

Active cases rose to over 21.13 lakh, the highest in 237 days, while the death toll has climbed to about 4.88 lakh. While fresh cases dropped slightly, there has been a 3.69 per cent increase in Omicron cases since Friday, the ministry said.

Coronavirus Omicron India Live: With 45,136 new Covid cases, Kerala's TPR surges to 44.8%

January 23, 2022 6:06 am

Covid-19 Active Cases India Jan 22 LIVE Updates, Omicron Variant Cases in India, Coronavirus 3rd Wave, Covid-19 Vaccine Dose Status, Omicron Corona Cases Today Updates: 😷 Covid cases today: Delhi (11,486 cases), Mumbai (3,568 cases), Kolkata (1489 cases), Bengaluru (17,266 cases), Chennai (6,452 cases)

Justice in the time of virus

January 22, 2022 9:46 am

🔴 Menaka Guruswamy writes: As in Novak Djokovic’s case, vaccines and masks will continue to present legal challenges, forcing courts to adjudicate between individual freedom and the larger good

Covid-19 cases in Delhi fall, dip in positivity rate too

January 21, 2022 11:22 pm

Health minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said that Delhi had crossed the peak of Delhi’s fifth wave.

Karnataka logs 48,049 new Covid cases, over 60% of them in Bengaluru

January 21, 2022 11:13 pm

According to a health department bulletin, there were 18,115 discharges, taking the total number of people who recovered to 30,63,292.

Decision on reopening schools after reviewing situation: Pune Mayor

January 21, 2022 10:16 am

The PMC will consult child specialists, task force members, parents' associations and school management representatives before taking a decision.

Two doses of Sputnik V show strong protection against Omicron variant: Study

January 21, 2022 9:39 am

The study was an independent comparative one conducted at the National Institute for Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani (Italy) by a joint team of researchers of the Institute and the Gamaleya Center.

OMICRON PHOTOS

As Covid-19 cases surge, teens, frontline workers line up for jabs

January 12, 2022 9:45 pm

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 2,82,74,847 children have taken the first dose of their Covid vaccine as of January 11 at 7 am.

India starts giving Covid-19 'precautionary doses' to 60+, frontline workers

January 10, 2022 7:21 pm

An estimated 1.05 crore healthcare and 1.9 crore frontline workers, and 2.75 crore comorbid people in the 60 plus age group would be administered the precaution dose according to schedule, Health Ministry sources said.

In pictures: Delhi weekend curfew

January 08, 2022 2:32 pm

Delhi weekend curfew: Delhi entered a weekend curfew on Saturday, the first in several months as Covid-19 cases increased in the city, fuelled largely by the Omicron variant.

How India ushered in 2022 amid Omicron surge

January 01, 2022 9:32 pm

From curfews to restrictions on movements, state governments have become cautious with New Year’s Eve celebrations around the corner.

Long lines, crowded lounges at IGI Airport as new guidelines come into effect

December 02, 2021 2:31 pm

Around five or six passengers showed Covid-like symptoms during the rapid PCR and RT-PCR test and were sent to Lok Nayak hospital.

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