On the Delta plus variant of Covid, the government said that it has been around since March and it is not yet a 'variant of concern'. We have to learn more about it and track its progress, it said.
A single day rise of 86,498 cases were registered, the lowest in 66 days, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,89,96,473.
The weekly positivity rate has declined to 7.66 per cent.
The COVID-19 death toll climbed to 3,35,102 with 3,207 fresh deaths.
In April, the center banned the supply of oxygen for industrial purposes except in nine specified industries in view of the shortage of the essential public health commodity in several states amid a...
This is the least number of fresh infection reported after April 8, when India recorded 1,31,968 cases while on April 7, India witnessed 1,26,789 fresh cases.
The daily test positivity rate was recorded at 9.07 per cent, less than 10 per cent for the seventh consecutive day. Weekly positivity rate has declined to 9.04 per cent, the ministry said.
Thank Ukraine for first shipment of 184 oxygen concentrators that arrived early this morning, tweeted Arindam Bagchi, spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs.
In a letter to all private TV news channels, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said the national helpline numbers should be run as a ticker or any other appropriate way at periodic...
The train arrived at Madukkarai near here today, an official release from Railway said.