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India reports 13,788 new Covid-19 cases, 145 deaths in last 24 hours | India News – Times of India
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India reports 13,788 new Covid-19 cases, 145 deaths in last 24 hours | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India reported 13,788 new Covid-19 cases and 145 deaths in last 24 hours, as per the Union health ministry on Monday. The daily new cases have been below 20,000 for the past 11 days. The cumulative caseload in the country reached 1,05,71,773 including 2,08,012 active cases. With 14,457 new recoveries, the number of recovered patients climbed to 1,02,11,342. The deaths in India due to Covid-19 mounted to 1,52,419. Kerala has the highest number of active coronavirus cases (69,209), Maharashtra follows with 53,852 active infections. According to the India Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 18,70,93,036 samples were tested for Covid-19 till January 17, of which 5,48,168 samples were tested yesterday. The Union health ministry on Sunday informed that India's share of a...
UP Hospital Worker Dies Day After Jab, Official Says Unrelated To Vaccine
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UP Hospital Worker Dies Day After Jab, Official Says Unrelated To Vaccine

Ward Boy Mahipal Singh died after complaining of chest congestion and breathlessness.Lucknow: A 46-year-old government hospital employee in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad died on Sunday evening, 24 hours after receiving a Covid vaccine shot. The district's Chief Medical Officer has said the death is unrelated to vaccination.Ward Boy Mahipal Singh died after complaining of chest congestion and breathlessness. According to his family, he had been unwell before the jab."He was vaccinated on Saturday around noon. On Sunday he felt breathless and complained of chest congestion. We are inquiring into the reasons of the death. We will get a post mortem done. It does not seem to be a reaction to vaccination. He did night duty on Saturday too and there were no problems," MC Garg, Moradabad's chief me...
India Covid-19 Vaccination Live Updates: Over 2.24 lakh vaccinated, 447 instances of adverse events
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India Covid-19 Vaccination Live Updates: Over 2.24 lakh vaccinated, 447 instances of adverse events

  India will administer shots to three crore frontline workers in phase one. There are 3,006 session sites across the country, where 100 beneficiaries each will be given either of India's two indigenous vaccines, Covaxin or Covishield. Every beneficiary will need to receive two doses of the same vaccine, 28 days apart. On the break-up of Covishield and Covaxin, the Ministry data showed that while the first vaccine, developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca and manufactured by Pune’s Serum Institute, had been supplied to all states and Union territories, the indigenously developed Covaxin was administered in “clinical trial mode” in 12 states, including the national capital. Each session site could administer only one of the two vaccines. During the vaccination drive, Maharashtra recorded 14 case...
Case Filed After Misleading Pamphlets On Covid Vaccine Shots Appear In UP
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Case Filed After Misleading Pamphlets On Covid Vaccine Shots Appear In UP

Case Filed After Misleading Pamphlets On Covid Vaccine Shots Appear In UP. (Representational)Bareilly (UP): A spate of pamphlets urging people of a particular community against taking anti-Covid vaccine shots and spreading rumours about their ingredients surfaced in the city here on Sunday, prompting police to lodge an FIR against unknown people.The pamphlets, found in posh Rajendra Nagar locality in Bareilly, appealed to a particular community to avoid taking the vaccines, SP (City) Ravindra Singh said.The leaflets were immediately seized and an FIR was lodged in the Premnagar police station against unknown persons under various sections of the IPC for mischief mongering and trying to whip up communal passions, he said.The SP said the police vigil has been stepped up across the city, p...
Twenty-five more players in Australian Open quarantine | Tennis News – Times of India
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Twenty-five more players in Australian Open quarantine | Tennis News – Times of India

MELBOURNE: An additional 25 players will have to spend two weeks in quarantine before the Australian Open, organisers said Sunday, as Covid-19 continues to disrupt preparations for the Grand Slam tournament. The players were on a flight from Doha to Melbourne on which one passenger, who is not one of the players, tested positive for coronavirus having tested negative before the flight. They will join 47 players already confined to their rooms for 14 days in Melbourne, meaning a total of 72 players are now unable to leave their hotel rooms for two weeks. "There were 58 passengers on the flight, including 25 players. All are already in quarantine hotels," tournament organisers said in a statement on Twitter. #AusOpen update... https://t.co/x7m34jhqns— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) 1610888318...
South African team forced into last-minute charter flight dash to Pakistan | Cricket News – Times of India
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South African team forced into last-minute charter flight dash to Pakistan | Cricket News – Times of India

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's Test cricket squad had to fly to Pakistan on a hastily-arranged charter flight after their commercial flights were cancelled -- and Covid-19 restrictions could further complicate the team's plans, it emerged on Sunday. The 21-member team and support staff arrived in Karachi on Saturday for a two-Test series against Pakistan, starting on January 26. A team spokesperson confirmed on Sunday that Cricket South Africa had to make urgent late arrangements after being informed on Thursday that Emirates Airlines had temporarily suspended flights to and from South Africa for "operational reasons". The South African players had been due to travel in groups to Dubai from the airline's hubs in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban before travelling on to Karachi. Cricket S...
Video | Over 17,000 Vaccinated On Day 2, Adverse Reactions Minor: Health Ministry
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Video | Over 17,000 Vaccinated On Day 2, Adverse Reactions Minor: Health Ministry

Over 17,000 people were vaccinated across six states on Day 2 of India's coronavirus vaccination drive, the Health Ministry said Sunday evening, adding that the number of people who had received at least one shot was around 2.24 lakh. On Saturday (Day 1) 1.91 lakh people were vaccinated at 3,006 sites across the country, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the drive. Source link
Moeen Ali back in England bubble after clearing COVID test
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Moeen Ali back in England bubble after clearing COVID test

England all-rounder Moeen Ali on Saturday entered the team’s bio-secure bubble here after clearing two COVID-19 tests, thus joining his mates after spending 13 days in quarantine. Ali, 33, tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms upon arrival in Sri Lanka and was isolated from the rest of the touring party. He was originally expected to be in quarantine for 10 days, which was later extended by three days following the Sri Lankan government’s reservations over the new UK strain of the deadly virus. “It’s great to have Mo (Ali) back,” said Sam Curran after stumps on Day 3 of the ongoing opening Test. “When we walked into the changing room (at tea) we saw Mo and there were smiles on everyone’s faces. He’s obviously had a really tough couple of weeks and no one wants to ...
Moeen Ali back in England bubble after clearing COVID test | Cricket News – Times of India
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Moeen Ali back in England bubble after clearing COVID test | Cricket News – Times of India

GALLE: England all-rounder Moeen Ali on Saturday entered the team's bio-secure bubble here after clearing two COVID-19 tests, thus joining his mates after spending 13 days in quarantine. Ali, 33, tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms upon arrival in Sri Lanka and was isolated from the rest of the touring party. He was originally expected to be in quarantine for 10 days, which was later extended by three days following the Sri Lankan government's reservations over the new UK strain of the deadly virus. "It's great to have Mo (Ali) back," said Sam Curran after stumps on Day 3 of the ongoing opening Test. "When we walked into the changing room (at tea) we saw Mo and there were smiles on everyone's faces. He's obviously had a really tough couple of weeks and no one wants to get in...
Injecting hope: 1.91 lakh get shots across nation, no post-vaccine complication
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Injecting hope: 1.91 lakh get shots across nation, no post-vaccine complication

ON DAY 1 of the world’s largest immunisation exercise against the coronavirus, 1.91 lakh people were inoculated across the country. Calling it a success, the Union Health Ministry said “no case of post-vaccination hospitalisation has been reported so far”, indicating there was no known incident of severe adverse reaction. In phase one of the immunisation exercise, 3 crore people in the priority group of healthcare and frontline workers are to be vaccinated. On Saturday, 3,352 sessions were held, with the target of vaccinating at least 100 people each. On the break-up of Covishield and Covaxin, the Ministry data showed that while the first vaccine, developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca and manufactured by Pune’s Serum Institute, had been supplied to all states and Union territori...
Andreescu’s coach says he tested positive on Australian Open’s Abu Dhabi flight | Tennis News – Times of India
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Andreescu’s coach says he tested positive on Australian Open’s Abu Dhabi flight | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Sylvain Bruneau, the coach of 2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu, said Saturday he tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving for the Australian Open, a result which sent 23 players into a two-week hotel lockdown. In all, 47 players have been barred from practising in Melbourne after it was revealed that passengers on two charter flights -- one from Abu Dhabi and one from Los Angeles -- tested positive. "I am deeply sorry to share that I have just tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival after travelling from Abu Dhabi," Bruneau wrote in a media statement. "I am extremely saddened and sorry for the consequences now on everyone's shoulders sharing my flight. "The rest of my team is negative and I sincerely hope that any further disruption is kept to a minimum." Bruneau said ...
Andreescu’s coach says he tested positive on Australian Open’s Abu Dhabi flight | Tennis News – Times of India
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Andreescu’s coach says he tested positive on Australian Open’s Abu Dhabi flight | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Sylvain Bruneau, the coach of 2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu, said Saturday he tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving for the Australian Open, a result which sent 23 players into a two-week hotel lockdown. In all, 47 players have been barred from practising in Melbourne after it was revealed that passengers on two charter flights -- one from Abu Dhabi and one from Los Angeles -- tested positive. "I am deeply sorry to share that I have just tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival after travelling from Abu Dhabi," Bruneau wrote in a media statement. "I am extremely saddened and sorry for the consequences now on everyone's shoulders sharing my flight. "The rest of my team is negative and I sincerely hope that any further disruption is kept to a minimum." Bruneau said ...
Video | “Humbled And Proud”: Frontline Workers On Getting First Covid Vaccines
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Video | “Humbled And Proud”: Frontline Workers On Getting First Covid Vaccines

As India began the colossal vaccination drive to inoculate crores of people against the coronavirus pandemic, turning on the light at the end of a 12-month tunnel that upended lives everywhere, an overwhelming sense of gratitude rang out among people first in line to get the vaccines. The vaccination programme aims to inoculate 3 crore health and other frontline workers first and then to persons above 50 years of age, followed by persons younger than 50 years of age with associated comorbidities. Source link
Video | Telangana Minister Decides Against Taking First Covid Shot After PM Warning
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Video | Telangana Minister Decides Against Taking First Covid Shot After PM Warning

Telangana Health Minister Eatala Rajender, who had declared he would take the first vaccine shot, did not do so today citing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "strict instruction" that health workers should be first in line. "It is important to follow the Prime Minister's instructions. I am a minister and it is my duty to follow the PM's instructions and prioritise health workers,'' Mr Rajender said. Source link
Video | Maharashtra Stops Vaccinations Till Monday Over Issues With Centre’s App
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Video | Maharashtra Stops Vaccinations Till Monday Over Issues With Centre’s App

Maharashtra has suspended COVID-19 vaccinations till Monday because of technical issues with the centre's software platform for managing the programme, news agency ANI reported on Saturday. The CoWIN application, being used to tally beneficiaries, had thrown up glitches through the day, slowing the inoculation process in places, officials said at the end of the first day of India's colossal vaccination drive on Saturday. Source link
India’s Covid vaccination drive: Over 1.9 lakh frontline workers get first jabs on Day 1
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India’s Covid vaccination drive: Over 1.9 lakh frontline workers get first jabs on Day 1

Nearly a year after India reported its first case of the novel coronavirus, which has so far sickened more than a crore people and killed more than 1.5 lakh, India on Saturday kicked off the world’s largest immunisation exercise against Covid-19. On Day 1, over 1.91 lakh beneficiaries from the three crore priority group comprising healthcare and frontline workers were given the first shots of Covid-19 vaccines as part of the first phase. No case of post-inoculation hospitalisation was reported, the Union Health Ministry said. Stating that the vaccination drive was successfully conducted on the first day, Additional Secretary in the Union Health Ministry Manohar Agnani said a total of 16,755 personnel were involved in organising 3,351 vaccination sessions. The 11 states and...
Video | Tamil Nadu Launches Vaccination Drive, Doctors First In Line
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Video | Tamil Nadu Launches Vaccination Drive, Doctors First In Line

Tamil Nadu launched the COVID-19 vaccination drive today with ten top doctors of the state among the first ones to get the shots. Dr Prathap C Reddy, who was the first to receive the Covishield dose in Apollo hospital's vaccine drive, talked about the relief that vaccination brought for him as well as the safety of the second vaccine, Covaxin, which is still under stage 3 clinical trials. Tamil Nadu aims to vaccinate around 6 lakh frontline health workers in the first phase. Source link
Video | Is Real Estate Ready To Take-Off In 2021?
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Video | Is Real Estate Ready To Take-Off In 2021?

In this episode of The Property Show, we speak to leading industry experts to find out – if 2021 is the year to buy homes and property in India, are the rich and wealthy in India once again beginning to buy property? And where? Is the buyers' confidence coming back in the housing sector? Source link