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K’taka extends lockdown, Section 144 imposed in Bengaluru till June 21

K’taka extends lockdown, Section 144 imposed in Bengaluru till June 21

Bengaluru: To curb movements in the city, Bengaluru City Police Commissioner and Additional District Magistrate today issued an order regarding the imposition of Section 144 of the CrPC which will remain in effect till midnight of June 21, according to reports. The state capital has so far reported 11,98,158 positive

‘Delta Plus’ variant of Covid-19 resistant to vaccines in India: Scientists

‘Delta Plus’ variant of Covid-19 resistant to vaccines in India: Scientists

New Delhi: The highly transmissible Delta variant of Sars-CoV-2 or Covid-19 has mutated further to form the ‘Delta Plus’ or ‘AY.1’ variant, the scientists in India have said. The newly-mutated ‘Delta Plus’ variant is resistant to the monoclonal antibody cocktail treatment for Covid-19 recently authorised in India, the scientists said.

Novavax Covid vaccine, to be made in India by SII, Shows 90.4% efficacy in US trial

Novavax Covid vaccine, to be made in India by SII, Shows 90.4% efficacy in US trial

Novavax on Monday announced that its Covid vaccine — NVX-CoV2373 —demonstrated 100% protection against moderate and severe disease with 90.4% efficacy overall in phase-3 trial. “NVX-CoV2373, recombinant nanoparticle protein-based COVID-19 vaccine, demonstrated 100% protection against moderate and severe disease, 90.4% efficacy overall, and met the primary endpoint in its PREVENT-19

Know which Indian states are allowing vaccinated travellers, the conditions

Know which Indian states are allowing vaccinated travellers, the conditions

New Delhi: As of now, at least seven Indian states and union-territories are allowing vaccinated air passengers to arrive into their respective jurisdictions without the previously-mandated negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test certificate. However, these relaxations are subject to certain conditions. States/UTs allowing vaccinated travellers and their conditions The six Indian states

West Bengal further pushes COVID-19 lockdown restrictions till July 1

West Bengal further pushes COVID-19 lockdown restrictions till July 1

New Delhi: The Mamata Banerjee led-government in West Bengal on June 14 further extended restrictions in view of the Covid-19 situation in the state till July 1. However, additional relaxations will be allowed. As per the latest guidelines, all government offices with 25 per cent strength will function starting from

India records active Covid cases below 10 lakh, lowest since April 1

India records active Covid cases below 10 lakh, lowest since April 1

New Delhi: India’s single day Covid tally continues on a downward trajectory as the country reported 70,421 fresh COVID-19 cases and 3,921 new deaths in the last 24 hours, dubbed as the lowest single-day count in 72 days, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Monday. The new cases

India records 80,834 new cases, lowest since 1 April; 3,303 more deaths

India records 80,834 new cases, lowest since 1 April; 3,303 more deaths

India on Sunday recorded 80,834 fresh cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), according to the Union health ministry dashboard at 8am. This is the lowest tally recorded since April 1. With this, the country’s total infections went up to 29,439,989 and as many as 3,303 people died due to the

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