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Maharashtra’s active COVID-19 case tally sees an uptick

Decline in cases at the end of second wave slows down. Maharashtra again saw a marginal case rise on Thursday, reporting a spike of 8,010 new COVID-19 cases as opposed to just 7,391 recoveries, as the active case tally, which had dipped in the past few days, rose incrementally to 1,07,205. The death toll remained […]

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Delta Plus variants less than 1% of coronavirus genomes

Public health measures to reduce transmission and vaccination remain critical, says Consortium The Delta Plus variants constituted less than 1% of coronavirus samples that were sequenced in India in June and continuing outbreaks in India were primarily being led by the Delta variant, said a report from the India Sarscov2 Genome Consortium (INSACOG). The Delta […]

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Coronavirus | 1.64 million vaccine doses administered on Sunday

Rajasthan records highest number of vaccinations. India administered 1.64 million new doses of COVID-19 vaccines until 9 p.m. on Sunday. Rajasthan recorded the highest number of vaccinations (0.24 million) followed by Gujarat (0.22 million) and Chhattisgarh (0.17 million). Between June 1 and 26, 4.06 million doses were administered daily in India on average. At the […]

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Hero MotoCorp extends plant closure by a week

Amid the rising COVID-19 cases, two-wheeler market leader Hero MotoCorp on Sunday said it will extend the shutdown at its manufacturing facilities across India, its Global Parts Center (GPC) in Neemrana and its R&D facility in Jaipur, by another week, till May 16, 2021. On Saturday, the country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki had also […]