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Coronavirus Updates: India reports 4,184 new cases, 104 deaths

By Oneindia Staff
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New Delhi, Mar 09: With 4,184 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, the active cases dipped to 444,88, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.


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    4:50 PM, 10 Mar
    Maha govt spent Rs 735 cr in ex-gratia for kin of COVID-19 victims
    The Maharashtra government spent Rs 735 crore in ex-gratia to the kin of people who died of COVID-19 infection in the state, the legislative Assembly was informed on Thursday. According to the state's economic survey report for 2021-22, the government had received 2.35 lakh applications for financial assistance till February 2022, of which 1.47 lakh had been sanctioned and an expenditure of Rs 735 crore was incurred. At least 262 insurance claims were received from health workers, who were at risk of contracting the virus and 187 claims had been settled till December 2021, the report stated.
    2:56 PM, 10 Mar
    AIIMS Delhi to start booster dose trial of intranasal Covid vaccine from Friday
    The AIIMS will start the booster dose trial of Bharat Biotech's intranasal COVID-19 vaccine from Friday. The booster dose will be given to those who have received both the doses of either Covaxin or Covishield at least five months ago but not more than seven months back, Dr Sanjay Rai, Professor at the Centre for Community Medicine at AIIMS, New Delhi told PTI. India is yet to approve the use of intranasal vaccine against COVID-19, BBV154 developed by the Hyderabad based company.
    11:13 AM, 10 Mar
    More than 180.61 crore (1,80,61,57,180) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt. of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category. More than 16.24 Cr (16,24,54,381) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.
    11:10 AM, 10 Mar
    As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.
    9:30 AM, 10 Mar
    179.53 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently stands at 44,488. Active cases stand at 0.10%. Recovery Rate currently at 98.70%.
    9:15 AM, 10 Mar
    India logs 4,184 new cases, 104 deaths in the last 24 hours; Active cases stand at 44,488.
    10:29 PM, 9 Mar
    Tamil Nadu reports 147 fresh COVID19 cases, 387 recoveries and 2 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active cases 1,903
    10:10 PM, 9 Mar
    Delhi reports 208 fresh COVID19 cases, 279 recoveries, and 1 death, in the last 24 hours. Active cases 985 Positivity rate 0.46%
    9:23 PM, 9 Mar
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired a meeting to review the COVID-19 situation and the public health response to the pandemic, government sources said. Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya attended the meeting besides a number of senior government officials. The meeting comes amid a steady decline in the number of COVID-19 cases
    8:48 PM, 9 Mar
    Kerala reports 1,421 fresh COVID19 cases, 2130 recoveries and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours. 13 deaths which were not added due to lack of documents and 71 deaths as per the new guidelines of central government, added. Death toll 66,462, active cases 11,879: State Government
    7:39 PM, 9 Mar
    Over 68,000 complaints received in Maha about hospitals overcharging, denying treatment to COVID-19 patients: Minister
    Over 68,000 complaints were received from COVID-19 patients across Maharashtra about hospitals overcharging and denying treatment to them, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope informed the state Legislative Assembly on Wednesday. In a written reply to a question by NCP MLA Rohit Pawar and others, Tope said amount to the tune of Rs 35.72 crore was deducted from bills or refunded to patients and their families. As many as 68,651 complaints were received from COVID-19 patients about exorbitant bills and denial of treatment by hospitals and the government has resolved 58,631 such cases, the minister said.
    6:39 PM, 9 Mar
    Serum Institute of India's Covovax has been granted Emergency Use Authorisation by DCGI for adults & for children above the age of 12. Younger age groups will follow shortly. Novavax in global trials has demonstrated more than 90% efficacy: SII CEO Adar Poonawal
    10:24 AM, 9 Mar
    An expert group convened by the World Health Organisation said Tuesday it “strongly supports urgent and broad access” to booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine amid the global spread of omicron, capping a reversal of the U.N. agency's repeated insistence last year that boosters weren't necessary for healthy people and contributed to vaccine inequity.
    10:23 AM, 9 Mar
    India records 4,575 new cases in the last 24 hours; Active cases stands at 46,962
    12:00 AM, 9 Mar
    Himachal Pradesh reports 59 fresh #COVID19 cases, 32 recoveries and zero deaths in the last 24 hours. Active cases 525
    10:45 PM, 8 Mar
    Delhi reports 177 fresh #COVID19 cases, 213 recoveries and 2 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active cases 1057 Daily positivity rate 0.51%
    10:17 PM, 8 Mar
    Kerala reports 1791 fresh COVID19 cases, 1871 recoveries & 4 deaths in the last 24 hrs. 7 deaths that were not added to covid death list due to lack of documents & 100 deaths were added as per the new guidelines of central govt. Death toll 66,374, active cases 12,677: State Govt
    9:16 PM, 8 Mar
    Assam reports 3 fresh Covid cases, 22 recoveries and zero deaths in the last 24 hours.
    7:25 PM, 8 Mar
    Kerala reports 1791 fresh COVID19 cases, 1871 recoveries & 4 deaths in the last 24 hrs. 7 deaths that were not added to covid death list due to lack of documents & 100 deaths were added as per the new guidelines of central govt. Death toll 66,374, active cases 12,677: State Govt
    6:43 PM, 8 Mar
    Maha: 37 pc Class I students failed to attain reading-writing skills amid pandemic, says minister
    As many as 12,000 students or 37 per cent of the total students in Class I in Maharashtra could not attain reading and writing skills due to the COVID-19 situation, school education minister Varsha Gaikwad told the Legislative Council on Tuesday. Responding to a starred a question raised by MLC Dr Sudhir Tambe, the minister said the finding was from a survey that was conducted covering 1,47,277 students from Classes I to V. "The number of students from Class I stood at 32,888. It was found in the survey that 12,300 students, or 37 per cent, had failed to attain minimum skills to read and write. It is the highest percentage of students failing to attain minimum skills among all classes,” she said. “The cumulative percentage of the students who failed to attain reading and writing skills stands at 14.76 per cent.
    4:11 PM, 8 Mar
    As virus cases go from 1 to 24,000, New Zealand changes tack
    4:11 PM, 8 Mar
    Daily Covid-19 cases in country lowest in 662 days
    4:10 PM, 8 Mar
    Hong Kong reports over 43,000 new Covid cases after new reporting system launched
    4:09 PM, 8 Mar
    Odisha logs 108 new Covid-19 cases, lowest single-day spike in three months
    3:45 PM, 8 Mar
    FIH Pro Hockey League matches between India and Germany postponed due to a high number of Covid-19 cases in the German team.
    10:25 AM, 8 Mar
    More than 15.49 crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs
    10:25 AM, 8 Mar
    India has so far conducted 77.43 crore tests for Covid-19 detection, with 8,73,395 tests having been held the last in 24 hours, as per government data.
    10:21 AM, 8 Mar
    India has reported 3,993 new cases of Covid-19 and 108 deaths in the last 24 hours, a Union health government released on Tuesday stated.
    11:43 PM, 7 Mar
    Delhi reports 158 positive cases, three deaths, and 321 recoveries in the last 24 hours. Active cases at 1,095
    11:20 PM, 7 Mar
    SEC, however, pointed out that restrictions might be re-imposed if cases soar again. The state on Monday reported 120 new COVID-19 cases, which took the tally to 12,86,009, while the toll remained unchanged at 9,101 as no new fatality was recorded, the health department said.

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