Covid LIVE: Kerala sees 19,682 new cases, 152 deaths in last 24 hrs
Coronavirus LIVE updates: India's active Covid-19 cases drop to 301,640. Delhi reported 30 Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra 3,608 cases in the last 24 hours. Stay tuned for corona updates
Bengal logs 746 new COVID cases, 12 more fatalities
Punjab sees 25 more cases
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836 new cases, 15 deaths in Karnataka
Out of 15 deaths reported on Thursday, 7 are from Bengaluru Urban; Dakshina Kannada 3, followed by others. Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 310, Dakshina Kannada 106, Mysuru 78, Udupi 69, followed by others. Cumulatively a total of 4.67 crore samples have been tested in the state so far, out of which 1,45,085 were tested on Thursday alone.
Novavax, SII apply to WHO for emergency use listing of COVID vaccine
14 new Covid cases in Haryana
Mumbai reports 497 new Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths, 395 recoveries
Mumbai reported 497 new coronavirus cases and five fresh deaths on Thursday, taking the infection count to 7,39,861 and the toll to 16,068, a civic official said.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said 395 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, pushing the number of recovered cases to 7,16,511. The financial capital is left with 4,801 active COVID-19 cases.
The city reported a marginal rise in new cases and fatalities as compared to Wednesday, when it witnessed 488 infections and four deaths. Mumbai registered more than 400 cases for the second straight day.
Telangana records 247 new Covid-19 cases, one death
Telangana on Thursday logged 247 new COVID-19 cases, taking the caseload to 6,64,411, while the death toll rose to 3,909 with one more fatality.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 71, followed by Karimnagar (21) and Khammam (17) districts, a state government bulletin said, providing details as of 5.30 PM today.
Mandaviya releases guidelines on treatment of long-term health conditions post Covid
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Thursday released guidelines on dealing with post-Covid health challenges which will help doctors and healthcare workers to deal with long-term effects of the coronavirus infection among patients.
According to a Health Ministry statement, the minister said these "post-COVID Sequelae modules" will help in building the capacity of doctors, nurses, paramedics and community health workers across the country.
In medical parlance, sequelae refer to a condition caused by a previous disease or injury.
Aurangabad hospital ramps up bed capacity in anticipation of Covid-19 third wave
The Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Maharashtra's Aurangabad has increased its bed capacity by five folds as part of its preparedness for a probable third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, an official said on Thursday.
The largest health facility in Marathwada, the GMCH had earlier reserved 208 beds for COVID-19 patients, and the number has now increased to 1,000, of which 60 beds are reserved for children, the official said.
Goa reports 80 new Covid-19 cases, 54 recoveries; no fresh death
Goa's coronavirus caseload rose by 80 and reached 1,75,872 on Thursday, while no fresh death due to the infection was reported in the state, a health department official said.
The death toll remained unchanged at 3,297, he said. The number of recovered cases in the state rose to 1,71,599 after 54 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, the official said.
1,171 fresh cases and 11 Covid-19 deaths in Andhra Pradesh
The cumulative Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh climbed to 20,43,244 as 1,171 were added afresh in 24 hours ending 9 am on Thursday.
The total recoveries increased to 20,15,387 with 1,207 more getting cured of the infection, the latest bulletin said. The overall toll touched 14,108 with 11 fresh fatalities in a day.
Sikkim reports 62 new Covid-19 cases, one more fatality
Sikkim on Thursday reported 62 new COVID-19 cases, two more than the previous day, with the tally increasing to 31,136, a health department bulletin said.
One more fatality due to the infection raised the death toll in the state to 382, it said.
Of the fresh cases, 30 were reported from East Sikkim, 18 from West Sikkim,13 from South Sikkim and one from North Sikkim.
Hero MotoCorp launches welfare package for 50 Covid-19 affected families in Rajasthan
Two-wheeler market leader Hero MotoCorp on Thursday said it has launched a welfare package for 50 COVID-19 affected families in Rajasthan in association with Nath Sanskirti Seva Santhan (NSSS).
Women of affected families will be supported under the initiative by creating supportive conditions to maintain their livelihoods, providing them essential services such as food security and nutrition along with education for their children, Hero MotoCorp said in a statement.
UK envoy holds discussion over Covid vaccine certification with National Health Authority CEO
Amid concerns in India about UK's new travel rules, British High Commissioner Alex Ellis on Thursday held discussions with National Health Authority CEO RS Sharma and said neither side raised concerns about each other's COVID-19 certification process.
Ellis said the "excellent discussions" were an important step forward in "our joint aim to facilitate travel and fully protect the public health of UK and India".
Kerala logs 19,682 fresh Covid cases, 152 deaths
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First Published: Sep 23 2021 | 06:42 AM IST