Delhi's daily COVID-19 tally breaches 7000-mark for first time this year; 24 more deaths

Delhi's daily COVID-19 tally breaches 7000-mark for first time this year; 24 more deaths

Thursday, 08 April 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Delhi recorded 7,437 fresh COVID-19 cases Thursday, the highest single-day surge this year, while 24 more people died due to the coronavirus infection, taking the death toll to 11,157, according to the ciity's Health Department. The positivity rate also mounted to 8.1 per cent from 6.1 per cent the previous day, as the massive...

J-K records 561 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

J-K records 561 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Tuesday, 06 April 2021 | PTI | Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir recorded 561 fresh COVID-19 cases on Tuesday that took its tally to 1,34,015, while two more fatalities pushed the death toll to 2,012, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 384 were reported from the Kashmir division and 177 from the Jammu division, they said. Srinagar district recorded the highest...

Chandigarh to impose curfew from 10 pm till 5 am to check COVID spread

Chandigarh to impose curfew from 10 pm till 5 am to check COVID spread

Tuesday, 06 April 2021 | PTI | Chandigarh

The Chandigarh administration on Tuesday decided to impose night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the city. According to a spokesperson, the night curfew will be implemented after the deputy commissioner issues an order in this regard. The city is witnessing a surge...

TN adds 3,645 new COVID-19 infections, 15 deaths

TN adds 3,645 new COVID-19 infections, 15 deaths

Tuesday, 06 April 2021 | PTI | Chennai

Tamil Nadu logged 3,645 new Infections on Tuesday pushing the caseload to 9,07,124, while the death toll rose to 12,804 with 15 more fatalities, the health department said. According to a department bulletin, recoveries mounted to 8,68,722 today with 1,809 patients being discharged, leaving 25,598 active infections. Chennai accounted for most of...

India reports 96,982 new Covid cases, 446 deaths

India reports 96,982 new Covid cases, 446 deaths

Tuesday, 06 April 2021 | IANS | New Delhi,

India recorded 96,982 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 1,26,86,049 on Tuesday. This comes a day after daily cases crossed one-lakh mark. On Monday, the country recorded 1,03,558 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day tally since the coronavirus outbreak. Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi,...

Eight states account for over 81 per cent of new COVID-19 cases

Eight states account for over 81 per cent of new COVID-19 cases

Monday, 05 April 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Eight states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab have shown a steep rise in daily COVID-19 cases, accounting for 81.90 per cent of the 1,03,558 new cases reported in a span of 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday. Maharashtra has reported the highest daily...

COVID-19: Daily cases rise from 20,000 to one lakh in just 25 days

COVID-19: Daily cases rise from 20,000 to one lakh in just 25 days

Monday, 05 April 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

The daily rise in COVID-19 cases in India crossed the grim milestone of one-lakh from 20,000 infections in just 25 days, unlike last year when it took 76 days for daily cases to reach the then peak of 97,894 on September 17, reflecting the speed at which the virus is...

COVID-19:India records over one lakh new cases in single day for first time

COVID-19:India records over one lakh new cases in single day for first time

Monday, 05 April 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Coronavirus cases in India hit a record daily high since the the outbreak of the pandemic with 1,03,558 new infections pushing the nationwide COVID-19 tally  to 1,25,89,067, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. The single-day rise in cases surpassed the earlier peak of 97,894 infections reported on September 17,...

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