India has successfully contained Covid pandemic: Harsh Vardhan
647 Indonesian medical workers die of Covid-19
Corona tests to be increased to 1 lakh in Kerala: Minister
  • Corona tests to be increased to 1 lakh in Kerala: Minister(12:18)

    Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has said that her department will increase the number of daily tests conducted to detect coronavirus cases in the state to one lakh compared with an average 50,000-55,000 now.

Madrid region suspends Covid vaccination due to shortage
186 new Covid cases recorded Telangana
Maldives to reintroduce curfew amid Covid-19 surge
India reports 11K new Covid cases, 123 deaths
  • India reports 11K new Covid cases, 123 deaths(10:00)

    New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) With 11,666 new Covid-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, India on Thursday continued its streak of low single-day cases, even as the overall tally mounted to 1,07,01,193, health officials said.

Third round of Covid vaccination begins in UP on Thursday
Guterres reiterates call for equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines
EU calls on AstraZeneca to honour commitments
  • EU calls on AstraZeneca to honour commitments(09:10)

    Brussels, Jan 28 (IANS) European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides has called on AstraZeneca to live up to its contractual, societal, and moral obligations as the European Union (EU) has criticised the company for not being able to deliver the amount of Covid-19 vaccine as agreed.

Indonesian Prez receives 2nd dose of Covid vaccine
  • Indonesian Prez receives 2nd dose of Covid vaccine(08:46)

    Jakarta, Jan 28 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo has received his second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta.

Global Covid-19 cases top 100.7mn: Johns Hopkins
  • Global Covid-19 cases top 100.7mn: Johns Hopkins(08:28)

    Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 100.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.17 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

Turkey vaccinates over 1.5mn citizens
  • Turkey vaccinates over 1.5mn citizens(07:38)

    Ankara, Jan 28 (IANS) More than 15,22,000 people have been vaccinated in Turkey, according to figures on Wednesday, since the country started mass vaccination for Covid-19 on January 14 after the authorities approved the emergency use of the Chinese CoronaVac vaccine.

Morocco receives 1st batch of Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines
Germany counts over 2.16mn Covid-19 cases in one year
  • Germany counts over 2.16mn Covid-19 cases in one year(03:44)

    Berlin, Jan 28 (IANS) Exactly one year ago today, the first Covid-19 case in Germany was officially confirmed. Since then, more than 2.16 million Covid-19 cases have been registered in the country, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) on Wednesday.

No indication Covid-19 variants can escape current vaccines: Expert
  • No indication Covid-19 variants can escape current vaccines: Expert(02:54)

    New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Study so far has proved that the current vaccines remained effective against the variants of the Covid-19, which already infected over 100 million people worldwide, Case Western Reserve University's (CWRU) news portal on Wednesday quoted an expert as saying.

UK records another 25,308 coronavirus cases, 1,725 deaths
760 recoveries outnumber 428 new Covid cases in Karnataka
New Covid cases outnumber recoveries in Andhra Pradesh
95,909 vaccinated in Gujarat, Covid tally 2,60,220
  • 95,909 vaccinated in Gujarat, Covid tally 2,60,220(22:20)

    Gandhinagar, Jan 27 (IANS) A total of 95,909 persons have received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Gujarat so far, including 3,787 on Wednesday, even as 353 new cases mounted the state's coronavirus tally to 2,60,220, while one death in the past 24 hours took Gujarat's Covid death toll to 4,382.

Odisha man dies after taking vaccine, autopsy report awaited
  • Odisha man dies after taking vaccine, autopsy report awaited(20:34)

    New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A man in Odisha died after taking the coronavirus vaccine and his post mortem report is awaited, while another developed bacterial sepsis but the condition is not linked to the vaccine, the Central Government said on Wednesday.

Kerala: 5,659 test Covid positive on Wednesday
AP govt assures safety for employees on poll duty
AstraZeneca to continue EU meet amid row over Covid vaccine supplies
India's vaccine diplomacy: 500,000 Covishield doses to Lanka

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