Coronavirus LIVE: No case of post-vaccine hospitalisation today, says govt
Coronavirus live updates: India has rolled out two coronavirus vaccines - Covishield and Covaxin. Globally, more than 94 million people have been infected, of which, 10,542,068 are in India
India has rolled out two coronavirus vaccines — Covishield and Covaxin. Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually kicked-off the country's massive coronavirus vaccination drive, which is expected to cover 300,000 frontline healthcare workers across 3,006 sites. He also asked the citizens not to pay heed to rumours about the vaccine since experts have given emergency approval following scientific rigour. He said India had a great track record in vaccine production and that 60 per cent of children of the world get vaccines made in India.
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Nepal reports 240 new Covid-19 cases, total count rises to 267,056
Nepal reported 240 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday including six deaths taking the total count of cases to 267,056 and the death toll to 1,954. Citing data from the Ministry of Health and Population, Kathmandu Post reported that a total of 261,044 infected people have recovered from the disease and 477 recovered in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 131 new infections in the past 24 hours including 115 in Kathmandu, 12 in Lalitpur, and four in Bhaktapur. Meanwhile, six new infections were reported in Province 1, three in Province 2 and 180 in Bagmati Province in the past 24 hours. The total count of cases in the Kathmandu Valley has reached 124,621.
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J&K records 109 fresh cases, one more death
With 109 fresh cases detected in a span of 24 hours, Jammu and Kashmir's Covid-19 tally went up to 1,23,217 on Saturday, while one more fatality pushed the death toll due to the disease to 1,921 in the Union Territory, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 55 were reported from Jammu division while the remaining 54were registered in Kashmir division, they added. Jammu district recorded the highest number of 47 cases, followed by 20 in Srinagar district, the officials said.
While five districts -- Bandipora, Doda, Rajouri, Reasi and Kishtwar -- did not report any fresh case, 13 other districts recorded fresh cases in single-digit figures, they added. The number of active COVID-19 cases has dropped to 1,280 in the Union Territory, while 1,20,016 patients have recovered so far, the officials said. The only death due to COVID-19 in the said period was reported from Kashmir division.
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As many as 660 beneficiaries have received vaccine shot against Covid-19 in Pune, till 1 pm on Saturday, according to District Administration, Pune. As many as 32 people at District Hospital Sindh have been vaccinated for Covaxin while the rest all were vaccinated for Covishield here.
There are 39 vaccination centers in Pune and the district has received 111,000 Covid vaccine doses.
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First Published: Jan 16 2021 | 06:55 AM IST