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Coronavirus highlights: India records 25,404 new Covid-19 cases, dip in active cases

Coronavirus LIVE highlights: There were 339 cases of people succumbing to the coronavirus infection on the same day.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: September 14, 2021 10:43:24 am
Haryana reported 121 deaths in a data reconciliation exercise. (Express Photo by Praveen Khanna)

Coronavirus highlights: India logged 25,404 fresh Covid-19 cases and active cases came down to 3.62 lakh on Monday. There were 339 cases of people succumbing to the coronavirus infection on the same day.

Meanwhile, Kerala reported 15,058 cases with a dip in active cases taking it to 2.09 lakh. Haryana reported 121 deaths in a data reconciliation exercise.

In a 193 member assembly at UN headquarters Prime Ministers from India, Japan and the United Kingdom will be delivering speech on behalf of their country along with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bannett and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

India has exceeded the landmark of administering 75 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday. According to the provisional data available on the Co-WIN portal, more than 71 lakh doses were administered on Monday till 7 pm. The daily vaccination count is expected to rise after final reports for the day are compiled by late night, the ministry said.

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India records 25,404 new covid-19 cases, 339 deaths on Monday; Kerala records 15,058 new Covid-19 cases; Dip in active Covid-19 cases in India. Follow this space for the latest Coronavirus highlights. 

09:53 (IST)14 Sep 2021
Panchkula goes the extra mile, holds three-day camp to jab 20,000 people a day

After vaccinating100 per cent of its target population, the Panchkula administration on Monday launched a mega three-day vaccination drive. As many as 12,340 persons were vaccinated on the first day.

“While we had aimed for 20,000 persons on day one, we got the crowd we vaccinated. Issues like signal problems persist in a few areas, making the vaccination drive go slow due to connectivity issues. It remained a success otherwise,” said Dr Meenu Sasan, district immunisation officer of Panchkula. Vaccinations were conducted at 64 government and five private centres Monday.

Panchkula is currently still stocked with over 53,000 doses of Covishield and Covaxin. It aims at inoculating over 40,000 people as part of the three-day drive. Read more

09:50 (IST)14 Sep 2021
Dip in active Covid-19 cases in India

India logged in 25,404 fresh Covid-19 cases and active cases came down to 3.62 lakh on Monday. There were 339 cases of people succumbing to the coronavirus infection on the same day. 

Meanwhile, Kerala reported 15,058 cases with a dip in active cases taking it to 2.09 lakh. Haryana reported 121 deaths in a data reconciliation exercise.  (ENS)

20:41 (IST)13 Sep 2021
India crosses 75 crore Covid vaccine doses

India has exceeded the landmark of administering 75 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday. According to the provisional data available on the Co-WIN portal, more than 71 lakh doses were administered on Monday till 7 pm. The daily vaccination count is expected to rise after final reports for the day are compiled by late night, the ministry said.

18:36 (IST)13 Sep 2021
Karnataka reports 673 new Covid-19 cases

Karnataka reports 673 new Covid-19 cases, 1,074 recoveries and 13 deaths in the last 24 hours.

12:54 (IST)13 Sep 2021
India's covid-19 daily positivity rate at 2.26% in last 24 hours

India's Covid-19 daily positivity rate on Monday was recorded at 2.26 per cent. This has been below three per cent for the last 14 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.11 per cent. The figure has been below three per cent for the last 80 days, according to the Health Ministry.

12:52 (IST)13 Sep 2021
💉74.38 crore vaccine doses administered till now

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive has reached 74.38 crore, the health ministry said on Monday. 

12:11 (IST)13 Sep 2021
Goa makes 5-day quarantine mandatory for travellers from Kerala

The Goa government has made five-day quarantine compulsory for people, specially students and those coming for work purposes from Kerala, in the wake of a surge in COVID-19 cases in the southern state, officials said. In a notification issued on Sunday, the Goa administration also extended the ongoing statewide curfew till September 20, continuing ban on several activities, including casinos, in the coastal state.

The 24-hour curfew was first imposed on May 9 this year and since then it has been extended regularly. The Goa government has opened majority of activities in the tourist state, but activities like casinos are yet to be reopened.

12:10 (IST)13 Sep 2021
Telangana to inoculate 3 lakh people daily

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed Health department officials to take up a special drive of vaccination against COVID-19 and inoculate three lakh people daily as there is a possibility of the state getting required quantities of the vaccine following augmented production. An official release issued on Sunday night, quoting KCR said, though the COVID-19 spread is in control in the State, the special drive of the vaccination should be taken up so that people should not suffer in future due to the pandemic.

09:57 (IST)13 Sep 2021
India records 27,254 new covid-19 cases, 219 deaths

India recorded 27,254 new covid-19 cases in the 24 hours ending 8 am Monday, taking the country’s total caseload to over 3.32 crore. Out of these, active cases stand at over 3.74 lakh while 3.24 crore people have recovered after testing positive. With 219 new deaths, the toll is now over 4.42 lakh.

09:09 (IST)13 Sep 2021
20 new COVID-19 cases in Chhattisgarh, no death

Chhattisgarh has added 20 new COVID-19 cases, raising the infection tally in the state to 10,04,864, a health official said. These new cases were recorded on Sunday, while no fresh death was reported, he said, adding that the fatality toll stood at 13,558. As per the data, no new cases were found in 17 out of total 28 districts on Sunday. Six COVID-19 patients were discharged from various hospitals in the state on Sunday and 17 others completed their home isolation, which took the total number of recoveries to 9,90,930, the official said. 

21:34 (IST)12 Sep 2021
28.36 lakh people were vaccinated in Tamil Nadu today

A total of 28.36 lakh people were vaccinated today as part of the mega vaccination drive in Tamil Nadu.

20:20 (IST)12 Sep 2021
Andhra Pradesh reports 1,190 new Covid cases

The state recorded 11 deaths in the last 24 hours. It currently has 15,110 active cases.

19:56 (IST)12 Sep 2021
Karnataka records 803 new Covid-19 cases

Karnataka reported 803 new Covid-19 cases and 17 deaths on Sunday. The total number of active cases in the state stood at 16,656.

19:42 (IST)12 Sep 2021
Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally rises by 3,623, death toll by 46

Maharashtra on Sunday recorded 3,623 new Covid-19 positive cases and 46 deaths. Currently, the state has 50,400 active cases. It's capital city, Mumbai reported 357 new cases and seven deaths.

18:52 (IST)12 Sep 2021
Delhi records zero Covid deaths, 22 new cases

Delhi on Sunday reported 22 fresh Covid-19 cases and zero deaths. The positivity rate in the national capital stands at 0.04 per cent. The active cases came down to 390. 

So far, Delhi in September has reported only one fatality due to Covid-19.

18:34 (IST)12 Sep 2021
Kerala records 20,240 new Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths

Kerala on Sunday recorded 20,240 new coronavirus cases and 67 deaths, pushing the total infections in the state to 43,75,431. The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) was recorded at 17.51 per cent. With 29,710 recoveries, the state currently has 2,22,255 active cases. 

16:56 (IST)12 Sep 2021
Covid-19 recoveries cross two million mark in Andhra Pradesh

The gross Covid-19 recoveries in Andhra Pradesh crossed the two million mark and touched 20,00,877 as 1,226 infected persons got cured in 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday. The cumulative coronavirus cases increased to 20,29,985 with the addition of 1,190 in 24 hours, the latest bulletin said. (PTI)

16:01 (IST)12 Sep 2021
Tamil Nadu sets up 40,000 camps across state for Covid vaccination

The Tamil Nadu Health Ministery has set up a 'Mega Vaccination Camp' with 40,000 booths across the state, aiming to administer 20 lakh vaccine doses today.

15:41 (IST)12 Sep 2021
Vaccination is the medicine to boost economy: Nirmala Sitharaman

While delivering her address at the centenary celebrations of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank on Sunday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, "Vaccination programme has been going on smoothly in the country and so far 73 crore people have already received jabs free of charge. Today, through vaccination programme, people were able to conduct business, traders were able to procure products to run businesses, (thereby) boosting economy, or farmers were able to do farming...So, vaccination is the only medicine (to combat the virus, to boost economy)..."

She added that hospitals located in rural areas were able to take up expansion work by availing the schemes announced by the Ministry, including the "viability gap funding" scheme, PTI reported.

15:18 (IST)12 Sep 2021
In pics | Kochi allows vehicular movement on Sundays

Several vehicles were seen on Kochi's roads after the Kerala government lifted the lockdown restrictions on Sundays.

Covid antigen test organised by an NGO for the street children of Hastings, Kolkata on September 06, 2021. (Express photo)

The Union Health Ministry and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have jointly come out with guidelines for issuing “official document” in case of Covid-related deaths. As per these guidelines, submitted by the Centre to the Supreme Court in a case seeking compensation for Covid deaths, those cases that are diagnosed through an RT-PCR/ Molecular Test/ Rapid Antigen Test, or that have been clinically determined in a hospital or an in-patient facility by a physician while one is admitted there, will be recognised as Covid cases.

READ | Covid death or not: Prodded by Supreme Court, Centre issues rules

Himachal Pradesh on Saturday reported five more COVID-19 deaths, which took the toll to 3,619, while 167 fresh cases pushed the tally to 2,15,604 in the state, a health official said. Of the fresh deaths, three were reported from Kangra district and one each from Shimla and Mandi districts. The official said that 224 more patients have recovered from the infection. There are 1,620 active cases in the state, he added.

Tamil Nadu logged 1,639 fresh COVID-19 cases and 27 deaths on Saturday, pushing the overall caseload to 26,32,231 and the toll to 35,146. Recoveries were lesser than new infections with 1,517 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, aggregating to 25,80,686, leaving 16,399 active infections, a health department bulletin said. Coimbatore topped in number of cases (224), followed by Chennai 170, Erode 151, Chengalpet 120 and Thanjavur 117.

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