delta: Covid outbreak in Delhi shows herd immunity against Delta variant difficult: Study | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The severe outbreak of Covid-19 in Delhi this year showed that the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 can infect individuals previously infected by a different variant of the coronavirus, highlighting the challenges of reaching herd immunity against the variant, according to an international team of scientists. The study, published in the journal Science on …

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India has faced Covid crisis with resilience and fortitude: Nirmala Sitharaman | India News – Times of India

WASHINGTON: India has not only faced the Covid-19 crisis with great resilience and fortitude but has also played a major role and “walked the talk” on the global fight against the pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said, highlighting that the measures taken by the government have set a strong foundation of the country’s sustained …

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Over 96 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India: Govt | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed 96 crore on Tuesday, the Union health ministry said. More than 46 lakh (46,23,892) vaccine doses have been administered till 7 pm, it said. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by …

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Daily cases fall to 13,000 as Maharashtra, Kerala show dip | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Fresh cases of Covid in India fell to a 224-day low with just over 13,000 infections recorded on Monday, as major states such as Kerala and Maharashtra reported a sharp dip in numbers. India recorded 13,168 new infections on Monday (with data from Jharkhand yet to come in), the lowest daily total since …

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Weekly Covid cases dip to lowest in over 7 months | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the festive season, weekly cases of Covid-19 in India dropped to their lowest count in more than seven months, with a 12% fall from the previous week. This was also the first week since March 1-7 when the country recorded an average of less than 20,000 cases per day. India logged …

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covid: India restarts vaccine exports in tune with ‘Neighbourhood First’ mantra | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India has pressed the restart button to supply Covid-19 vaccines along with initial supplies in this round to the neighbourhood. It is learnt that India has recently sent Covid vaccines to Iran, Myanmar, Nepal and Bangladesh. Both Bangladesh and Iran each received one million doses of “Made-in-India” vaccines. Made-in-India Covid-19 vaccines are in …

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covid: Need to be watchful in the month of October, November & December, warns govt | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Union health ministry on Thursday warned people of the threat of Covid resurgence during festivals and wedding season and said that we need to be watchful in the month of October, November and December. Addressing a press conference, the health ministry said 71 per cent of India’s adult population have received at …

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asean: Covid-19 necessitated need for urgency to re-imagine cooperation: Jaishankar on India-ASEAN ties | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The ASEAN region is one of the major hubs for India’s global economic engagement and the coronavirus pandemic has triggered a new urgency to re-imagine the cooperation and expand its ambition further, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday. In an address at a CII event, he also said that the centrality …

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covid: Covid vaccine hesitancy in India at lowest level, only 7% adults now hesitant: Survey | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Only 7 per cent Indian adults are currently hesitant to getting inoculated against Covid-19, the lowest vaccine hesitancy level in the country so far, according to a new survey. The study conducted by the online community platform LocalCircles received 12,810 responses from citizens — 67 per cent men and 33 per cent women …

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Easy to criticise govt, court unless you are in hot seat: SC on probe into Oxygen supply | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: It is very easy to criticise the government or courts unless you are in the hot seat but even some of the most advanced nations of the world faced difficulties in containing the Covid-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court on Monday told a petitioner seeking probe into shortage of Oxygen supply during the second …

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