Global Statistics

All countries
178,635,352
Confirmed
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161,435,957
Recovered
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Global Statistics

All countries
178,635,352
Confirmed
Updated on June 19, 2021 4:39 am
All countries
161,435,957
Recovered
Updated on June 19, 2021 4:39 am
All countries
3,867,842
Deaths
Updated on June 19, 2021 4:39 am
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PM Modi speaks to four CMs on COVID-19 situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to the chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Puducherry on the COVID-19 situation in the states and the union territory, government sources said. Modi has been regularly speaking to chief ministers to take stock of the pandemic’s situation in states and union territories. With 3.11 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, India saw the lowest rise in daily COVID-19 cases after a gap of 25 days, while the death toll rose to 2,70,284 with 4,077 new fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

Lockdown extended in Delhi by one more week

We are extending the lockdown by one more week in the national capital.Instead of tomorrow, lockdown will continue till next Monday, 5 am in Delhi, says Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Streets empty, shops closed as 15-day lockdown comes into force in Bengal

Streets were largely empty in the metropolis and elsewhere in West Bengal on Sunday as the 15-day COVID 19-induced lockdown came into effect in the state, with just a few vehicles seen ferrying essential items during the day. Buses and other passenger vehicles stayed off the roads, and shops selling non-essential items had shutters down, in accordance with the curbs imposed by the government as part of the lockdown

Former Saurashtra cricketer, BCCI match referee Rajendrasinh Jadeja dead

Former Saurashtra pacer and BCCI match referee Rajendrasinh Jadeja has died due to COVID-19, the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) said on Sunday. Jadeja was 66. “Everyone at SCA are deeply saddened on the untimely demise of Rajendrasinh Jadeja, one of the most remarkabl yesteryear cricketers of Saurashtra. He left for heavenly abode today early morning fighting a hard battle against COVID-19,” the SCA said in a statement.

India reports 3,11,170 new COVID-19 cases

India reported 3,11,170 new COVID-19 cases, 3,62,437 discharges and 4,077 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry on Sunday

Total cases: 2,46,84,077

 

Total discharges: 2,07,95,335

 

Death toll: 2,70,284

 

Active cases: 36,18,458

Total vaccination: 18,22,20,164

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17.14 lakh more doses given; 18.22 cr jabs so far

A total of 17.14 lakh coronavirus vaccine doses were administered on Saturday and the number of jabs given in the country so far rose to 18.22 crore, the Health Ministry said. According to the ministry, 5.58 lakh beneficiaries in the 18-44 age group received their first dose and 48.22 lakh such people got the shot across the country since the start of the Phase 3 vaccination drive.

Second wave of COVID-19 to impact blue-collar, gig jobs: Report

The second wave of the pandemic in the country is likely to have a ‘shortterm setback’ mostly affecting the bluecollar jobs and the gig or temporary workers especially in the retail, hospitality, aviation and construction industry, according to a report. As India’s economy tried regaining its footing earlier this year, the number of job opportunities rose 32 per cent during JanuaryMarch 2021 as compared to the preceding December quarter, hinting towards an economic revival in the country, the report by global recruitment specialist Michael Page said.

Azad expresses concern over high COVID deaths in J&K

Censuring the Yogi Adityanath government for its alleged failure in handling the grim Covidsituation in Uttar Pradesh, former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said the government has become a liability for the people. The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has become a liability instead of an asset for the people, said Yadav, claiming that the infection is fast spreading to villages across the state.

Yogi govt UP’s liability in handling Covid-19: Akhilesh

Censuring the Yogi Adityanath government for its alleged failure in handling the grim Covidsituation in Uttar Pradesh, former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said the government has become a liability for the people. The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has become a liability instead of an asset for the people, said Yadav, claiming that the infection is fast spreading to villages across the state.

Gujarat to set up over 250 PSA oxygen plants to tackle COVID-19 third wave

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday said the state government plans to set up more than 250 pressure swing absorption (PSA) oxygen plants in the coming days keeping in mind a possible third wave of the COVID19 pandemic. Rupani made the announcement while talking to reporters after inaugurating a 10 MT PSA oxygen plant set up by Banas Dairy for COVID19 patients in Palanpur.

COVID: 56 more deaths, 4,145 new cases in Himachal Pradesh

The COVID-19 death toll in Himachal Pradesh rose to 2,241 on Saturday with 56 more fatalities, while 4,145 new cases pushed the infection tally to 1,57,862, a senior official said. The number of active cases in the state stands at 39,575, according to data updated till 7 pm.

Italian study shows COVID-19 infections, deaths plummeting after jabs

COVID-19 infections in adults of all ages fell by 80% five weeks after a first dose of Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca vaccine, according to Italian research published on Saturday.

Andhra receives 1st Oxygen Express, another one on the way

The first Oxygen Express for Andhra Pradesh on Saturday reached the Krishnapatnam Port in the State. The express with two containers of 40 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen reached the port while another is on its way, a press release from South Central Railway (SCR) said.

Plea in SC seeks establishment of medical oxygen plants in all 738 districts using PM-CARES Fund

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking various relief measures for the pandemic ravaged country, including immediate procurement of COVID19 vaccines and installation of a liquid medical oxygen (LMO) plant in each of the 738 districts using donations received under the PMCARES Fund. The petitioner has made the Centre, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PMCARES) Fund and all states as parties in the plea.

PGCIL gives 9 ventilators, organises vaccination drive

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) has provided nine ICU ventilators worth Rs 1.14 crore, an ambulance and is also organising vaccination camps in its fight against COVID19. “PGCIL, under the Ministry of Power, has actively taken up various initiatives for extending timely help to its employees in all its offices across the country,” a power ministry statement said. PGCIL is organizing vaccination camps for its employees and their family members across all its establishments in India.

Hero MotoCorp to set up 100-bed COVID centre in Gurugram

Two-wheeler market leader Hero MotoCorp on Saturday said it has partnered with the district administration of Gurugram to set up a makeshift 100bed Covid Care centre in Gurugram. The company is supporting the setting up of the centre at the Government Girls College in Sector 14, Gurugram under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform Hero We Care, Hero MotoCorp said in a statement.

Kerala logs 32,680 fresh COVID-19 cases, 96 deaths

Kerala reported 32,680 fresh COVID19 cases on Saturday, pushing the caseload to 20,88,208, while the toll mounted to 6,339 with96 more deaths, the state government said. As many as 29,442 persons have been cured, taking the recoveries to 16,66,232 and the active cases to 4,45,334.

Special camps set up to inoculate those aged above 45

With a view to covering those above 45 years of age under the vaccination drive against Covid19, the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services is currently holding special camps. Health Secretary T Arun said in a press release on Saturday that the department has been holding the camps since May 14.

Overall coronavirus situation stabilising in India: Govt

The overall COVID19 situation in the country is stabilizing and the government will work towards ensuring further stabilisation, NITI Aayog member V K Paul said on Saturday. At a press conference on Saturday, top health officials said 10 states account for 85 percent of the total coronavirus cases in the country.

India needs proper vaccine strategy, govt’s ‘disastrous policy’ will ensure 3rd wave: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday called for a national vaccine strategy and claimed that the government’s “disastrous” inoculation policy will “ensure a devastating third wave” in the country. He also accused the prime minister of making “mother Ganga cry” after bodies of suspected coronavirus victims were found floating in the river.

Hyundai extends free service, warranty period amid COVID-19 second wave

Hyundai Motor India on Saturday said it has extended warranty and free service timelines by two months for its customers who are unable to avail services due to lockdown conditions in their cities or states. The initiative has been taken in line with the automaker’s support to customers across the country during these challenging times, the company said in a statement.

Put off ‘reunion’ with ‘friends’ until COVID-19 is over: Mumbai police

Tapping into the buzz generated by the coming `Reunion’ episode of the American sitcom “Friends”, Mumbai Police have put across a message: Reunite with your friends but only when COVID is over. Friends: The Reunion, a special episode starring original stars of the popular comedy show “Friends” is going to stream later this month.

Jharkhand COVID fatalities plunge 37% of average in May

Tribal dominated Jharkhand on Saturday saw its fresh fatalities plunge below 100 for the third time in May at 76, with capital Ranchi also witnessing COVID19 related deaths coming down to 28. This is a 37 per cent dip, compared to an average 121 fatalities during May so far.

Kejriwal announces launch of oxygen concentrator bank for patients under home isolation

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced the launch of an oxygen concentrator bank for COVID patients requiring oxygen support in home isolation or those recuperating after discharge from hospital. He said despite declining cases and positivity rate in the national capital, there would be no laxity in the fight against the virus. Each district in Delhi will have a stock of 200 concentrators that will be rushed to the doorsteps of the patients requiring oxygen within two hours, Kejriwal said at an online briefing. Those requiring oxygen concentrators can call on the helpline number 1031 and it will be provided free of cost after it is recommended by the doctors, he said.

Durga puja committees organise campaigns in Kolkata to create awareness about COVID-19

The Forum for Durgotsab, an organisation comprising 500 durga puja committees, on Saturday organised COVID19 awareness campaigns in several market areas of the city and its outskirts to sensitise the public. Members of the committees took out tableaux with messages about Covid protocols like avoiding gatherings, wearing masks and using sanitisers, in their respective localities.

Haryana govt hiding figures of COVID infected, deaths: Congress

Haryana Congress unit chief Kumari Selja on Saturday attacked the BJPled government in the state, alleging that it is hiding figures of COVID19 infected and fatalities. She also said black marketing of medicines, which are required for treatment of coronavirus patients, and oxygen cylinders has “broken all records”. “The spread of the coronavirus is increasing rapidly in the state. Instead of preventing it, the government has been making false statements and claims.





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