Covid-19: West Bengal registers 4,546 fresh cases, 37 fatalities

At least 20,157 recoveries were reported in West Bengal in the past 24 hours which improved the discharge rate to 94.17 per cent. West Bengal on Monday recorded 4,546 new cases of COVID-19 and 37 more fatalities, a bulletin of the state health department said. The caseload in the infection is now 19,69,791. The state … Read more

Covid-19: Maharashtra cases sharply drop to 28,286; 36 more die

Witj this, the overall tally of COVID-19 cases surged to 75,35,511 and the death toll jumped to 1,42,151, a department bulletin said. Maharashtra on Monday recorded 28,286 coronavirus cases, 12,519 less than the previous day, and 36 fresh deaths, including 17 in the Mumbai region, linked to the infection, the state health department said. On … Read more

Covid-19: Mumbai cases drop below 2,000; 11 die, active tally at 21,142

This was the sixth day in a row when the daily COVID-19 cases have witnessed a drop in the financial capital. Mumbai on Monday reported under-2,000 new coronavirus cases at 1,857, down by 693 from the previous day and the lowest daily count in nearly a month, while 11 more patients succumbed to the infection, … Read more

Covid-19: UK to scrap tests for fully vaccinated travellers

The move will be welcomed by the travel and tourism industry, one of the sectors most badly affected worldwide by coronavirus lockdown measures. Fully vaccinated travellers entering England will soon be exempt from any COVID test requirements, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed on Monday. Speaking to reporters during a visit to a hospital in … Read more

Covid-19: After five-day dip, fresh cases slightly up to 6,149 in Mumbai, active tally below 50,000

With fresh additions, the COVID-19 tally increased to 10,11,967, while the death toll jumped to 16,476, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a bulletin. After dropping for five days in a row, daily coronavirus cases marginally rose to 6,149 in Mumbai on Tuesday, while seven more patients succumbed to the infection and 12,810 others … Read more

Covid-19: Kerala reports 28,481 fresh cases

Among the districts, Thiruvananthapuram reported 6,911 cases, followed by Ernakulam with 4,013 and Kozhikode with 2,967. COVID-19 infections in Kerala on Tuesday witnessed a steep rise as the state reported 28,481 new positive cases taking the infection count to 54,07,312. Kerala had reported 22,946 cases on Monday. State Health Minister Veena George said the state … Read more

Demand for relaxing partial lockdown measures in tourism sector in Bengal

The travel restriction announced by the government to contain the spread of the disease in the state has severely impacted the state’s tourism industry, they said. Trade bodies in West Bengal are pressing for relaxation of the partial lockdown measures clamped by the government on the job intensive tourism sector and have demanded its relaxation. … Read more

Covid-19: Maharashtra sees sharp fall in cases at 31,111; 24 die, 122 new Omicron patients detected

With these additions, the state’s overall tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 72,42,921, while the death toll jumped to 1,41,832, it said. Maharashtra on Monday recorded 31,111 fresh coronavirus positive cases, 10,216 less than the day before, and 24 new deaths linked to the infection, the state health department said. With these additions, the state’s … Read more

Covid-19: Punjab records 264% increase in patients requiring oxygen support in 24 hours

Punjab has also imposed a night curfew from 10 PM to 5 AM, while cinema theatres, restaurants, and malls have been asked to operate at only 50% capacity. Patients requiring medical oxygen support jumped 264% in 24 hours in Chandigarh from 62 on Friday to 226 on Saturday, an alarming increase, sparking fresh fear in … Read more

Covid-19: Don’t panic, strictly follow norms, says Mumbai civic chief as city logs 8,063 fresh cases

He also appealed to all the home quarantined patients to strictly abide by guidelines to contain the spread of the coronavirus in Mumbai at the earliest. On a day Mumbai reported 8,063 fresh coronavirus positive cases, civic chief Iqbal Singh Chahal on Sunday sought to allay apprehensions of citizens, saying that 89 per cent of … Read more