19:59:05 IST

COVID-19 Nationwide Process Drive below Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare releases revised scientific steering for the administration of grownup COVID-19 sufferers

19:39:47 IST

Coronavirus Information Reside Updates: Mumbai stories 5,956 new instances 

19:31:57 IST

Coronavirus Information Reside Updates: Kerala data 22,946 contemporary COVID-19 instances

The variety of every day COVID-19 instances continued to rise sharply in Kerala with the state reporting 22,946 contemporary infections on Monday taking the whole caseload to 53,92,652, a well being bulletin stated. The state Well being Division stated the expansion price of recent virus instances has shot up by 182 per cent in comparison with the variety of instances reported within the earlier week (January 10 and 16). The toll within the state touched 50,904 with 72 virus-related deaths, it stated. Among the many new deaths, 18 have been recorded over the previous couple of days and 54 designated as COVID-19 deaths after receiving appeals based mostly on the brand new pointers of the Centre and the instructions of the Supreme Courtroom. “At present, there are 1,21,458 lively COVID-19 instances within the state out of which solely 3.7 per cent require hospitalisation,” the state authorities stated.

19:22:10 IST

Coronavirus Information Reside Updates: COVID instances decreased in metropolis, weekend curfew proving to work, says Satyendar Jain

Delhi Well being Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday stated corona instances have decreased within the metropolis during the last 4 days because the weekend curfew is proving to work and warranted migrant employees there will likely be no lockdown within the nationwide capital. He stated the vaccination drive in Delhi accomplished one yr on Monday and a complete of two.85 crore doses have been administered up to now. In a press release, Jain stated no prescription is required to get examined if individuals are exhibiting any signs of coronavirus. He stated Delhi recorded roughly 24,383, 20,178, and 18,286 COVID optimistic instances on January 14, January 15, and January 17, respectively. Weekend curfews have performed a big function on this decline. Nevertheless, this pattern signifies that the variety of instances in Delhi is lowering, however the authorities continues to be conserving an in depth eye on the COVID instances. It’ll take a while to grasp the pattern ahead. There isn’t a lockdown in Delhi and the migrant employees shouldn’t be nervous, Jain stated within the assertion.

18:49:49 IST

Coronavirus Information Reside Updates: third wave has airways flying into deep-red with Rs 20,000 crore internet losses this yr

Hit by the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and hovering gas costs, airways are flying in the direction of file losses with a possible lack of a whopping Rs 20,000 crore for the total fiscal yr, warns a report. The airways are flying in the direction of their steepest-ever internet lack of over Rs 20,000 crore this fiscal, which will likely be 44 per cent greater than Rs 13,853 crore they bled final fiscal, Crisil stated in a report. This may push again the business’s restoration past fiscal 2023, the report based mostly on three giant listed airlines–Indigo, Spicejet, and Air India–which collectively command 75 per cent of the home site visitors, warned. Air site visitors had seen a swift restoration after the second wave and reached 86 per cent of the pre-pandemic stage in December 2021 in contrast over December 2019, whereas common worldwide flights have been anticipated to start out after January 2022. Nevertheless, the third wave has already induced home air site visitors to plummet 25 per cent within the first week of January. The same pattern was noticed in the course of the second wave in April-Could 2021 when air site visitors declined 25 per cent and 66 per cent, respectively, on a sequential foundation, the report famous. In response to Nitesh Jain, a director on the company, the three giant listed airways have already reported a internet lack of Rs 11,323 crore within the first half of the present fiscal.

18:34:21 IST

Coronavirus Information Reside Updates: COVID surge: Worldwide Movie Competition of Kerala postponed

The twenty sixth Worldwide Movie Competition of Kerala (IFFK) has been postponed within the wake of surging COVID-19 instances, State Cultural Minister Saji Cherian stated. The pageant was scheduled to be held right here from February 4 to 11. He stated the IFFK will likely be held after bringing the COVID scenario below management. The brand new date will likely be introduced later, the minister stated in a Fb put up. The southern state has been witnessing a pointy spike within the COVID-19 instances for the previous one week.

18:24:12 IST

Coronavirus Information Reside Updates: Specialists foresee COVID peak on Jan 25 in Karnataka, says Minister

The COVID-19 specialists in Karnataka count on that the state could witness coronavirus infections touching the height on January 25 earlier than coming down regularly, Karnataka Income Minister R Ashoka stated on Monday. “The specialists are of the opinion that the COVID instances could attain the height on January 25, after which it is going to regularly lower. They have been additionally of the view that the state ought to cut back testing from over two lakh a day to about 1.5 lakh because it doesn’t assist a lot,” Ashoka informed reporters after the assembly on COVID-19 which was chaired by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai. The minister added that the choice on extending the weekend curfew can be taken within the subsequent emergency assembly on Friday. He, nevertheless dominated out any risk of lockdown within the state. “Will watch for the height to determine on extending the weekend curfew because it impacts public life,” Ashoka stated.

18:23:15 IST

Coronavirus Information Reside Updates: Sikkim’s COVID tally climbs to 34,929 with 217 contemporary instances

Sikkim on Monday reported 217 new COVID-19 instances, 96 lower than the day before today, with the tally rising to 34,929, a well being division bulletin stated. Of the contemporary instances, 111 have been recorded in East Sikkim, 70 in South Sikkim, 34 in West Sikkim and two in North Sikkim. The Himalayan state now has 2,012 lively instances, whereas 447 COVID sufferers have migrated to different components of the nation and 32,057 individuals have recovered from the illness. The dying toll remained at 413 as no new fatality because of the an infection was reported within the final 24 hours, the bulletin stated. The state has carried out over 2.93 lakh pattern assessments for COVID-19 up to now, together with 1,003 on Sunday. The every day positivity price stood 21.6 per cent, whereas the restoration ratio was at 93 per cent.

18:20:32 IST

Coronavirus Information Reside Updates: COVID-hit Jamshedpur FC’s ISL match towards Hyderabad FC postponed attributable to lack of gamers

Jamshedpur FC’s Indian Tremendous League match towards Hyderabad FC was postponed hours earlier than kick-off right here on Monday after the Jharkhand-based membership did not area a group attributable to COVID-19 instances in its ranks. The ISL stated it is going to reschedule the match to a later date. “Hero Indian Tremendous League (ISL) pronounces the postponement of Match No. 63 between Hyderabad FC and Jamshedpur FC scheduled to be performed immediately, Monday, January 17, 2022, at Athletic Stadium, Bambolim,” the ISL stated in a press release. “The choice has been taken in session with the League’s medical group making an allowance for the lack of Jamshedpur FC to area a group. The League will look to rearrange the fixture to a later date.” A match between Kerala Blasters FC and Mumbai Metropolis FC in Vasco was additionally postponed on Sunday, hours earlier than kickoff because the southern outfit didn’t have the requisite variety of gamers to area.

16:52:33 IST

Coronavirus Information Reside Updates: Vaccination for 12-14 age group doubtless from March, says skilled

India could start inoculating kids within the 12-14 age group towards COVID-19 in March because the 15-18 inhabitants is prone to get absolutely vaccinated by then, Dr N Ok Arora, chairman of the COVID-19 working group of NTAGI, stated on Monday. Of the estimated 7.4 crore (7,40,57,000) inhabitants within the 15-18 age bracket, over 3.45 crore have acquired the primary dose of Covaxin up to now and their second dose is due in 28 days, he stated. “Adolescents on this age group have been actively taking part within the inoculation course of, and going by this tempo of vaccination, the remainder of the beneficiaries within the 15-18 age group are prone to be coated with the primary dose by January-end and subsequently their second dose is anticipated to be completed by February-end,” stated the Chairman of the Covid working group of the Nationwide Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI). As soon as the 15-18 age group is roofed, he stated, the federal government is prone to take a coverage choice for initiating the vaccination drive for the 12-14 age group in March, he stated.

16:22:32 IST

Two die of COVID-19 in Mathura, courts work curtailed

Amid a contemporary spurt in COVID-19 instances, the Mathura district judiciary on Monday curtailed its functioning, banning litigants to enter the courtroom premises with out permission and making judicial officers and different staffers work in rotation as elsewhere in Uttar Pradesh below an Allahabad Excessive Courtroom order, a district judiciary official stated on Monday. The restrictions on courts functioning have been introduced on a day two Covid deaths have been reported within the district. (PTI)

15:57:34 IST

Pankaj Advani recovers from COVID-19

A number of-time world snooker and billiards champion Pankaj Advani has recovered from COVID19, the ace cueist stated on Monday. “After I examined optimistic, I used to be in quarantine for eight days and I’ve absolutely recovered lastly,” he stated.

15:07:56 IST

Beijing single omicron case attracts nationwide consideration

 26-year-old girl in China’s capital Beijing who contracted the omicron pressure of COVID-19 has drawn nationwide consideration on social media for her buying journeys.(AP)

13:51:40 IST

Blame sport is not going to eradicate COVID-19: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated that indulging in a blame sport over the pandemic scenario is not going to eradicate the coronavirus and it must be eradicated from all the nation. Earlier, Haryana well being minister Anil Vij had stated that growing coronavirus instances in Delhi have affected the NCR.

13:32:03 IST

Singapore’s Omicron wave prone to see a reasonably sharp peak, says infectious illness skilled

Singapore’s Omicron wave is prone to see a reasonably sharp peak within the close to time period, just like what South Africa had witnessed final month, which may push the variety of infections within the prosperous city-state to round 15,000 instances a day, a media report stated on Sunday. In response to the Ministry of Well being, 692 instances of the Omicron variant have been reported in Singapore on Saturday, of which 541 have been regionally transmitted and 15 have been imported. The variety of COVID-19 instances have been steadily climbing in current weeks right here, with Omicron constituting a significant proportion of the brand new infections every day.

13:23:26 IST

Puducherry logs 907 new COVID-19 instances; lively infections rise to eight,359

 

The union territory of Puducherry witnessed a dip within the variety of new coronavirus instances with 907 being added over the past 24 hours whereas the lively instances rose to eight,359 on Monday. The take a look at positivity price shot as much as 57.44 % from 43.66 % on Sunday, Director of Well being Division G Sriramulu stated. He stated the Puducherry area alone accounted for 801 of the 907 contemporary instances within the final 24 hours ending 10 AM on Monday whereas Karaikal logged 77 infections adopted by Mahe (21) and Yanam (8). The general tally of infections climbed to 1,38,617. The union territory had recorded 1,160 new infections on Sunday. The brand new instances have been detected on the finish of the examination of 1,579 samples.

13:06:37 IST

Gene variant that protects towards COVID-19 recognized

 

Researchers have recognized a selected gene variant that protects towards extreme COVID-19 an infection. A global group led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden pinpointed the variant by finding out individuals of various ancestries. The examine, printed within the journal Nature Genetics, exhibits that genes can affect whether or not we change into severely affected or solely undergo delicate sickness from COVID-19. Earlier research on primarily individuals of European ancestry have discovered that people carrying a selected section of DNA have a 20 % decrease threat of creating a essential COVID-19 an infection. This DNA section encodes genes within the immune system, and is inherited from Neanderthals in about half of all individuals outdoors Africa, the researchers stated. Nevertheless, this area of DNA is filled with quite a few genetic variants, which makes it difficult to disentangle the precise protecting variant, they stated.

12:27:28 IST

Odisha logs 10,489 new COVID-19 instances, 3 extra fatalities

 

Odisha on Monday recorded 10,489 new COVID-19 instances, 688 lower than the day before today, with the tally mounting to 11,44,401, a well being division bulletin stated. The dying toll rose 8,484 as three extra patients- two in Bhubaneswar and one in Angul- succumbed to the illness within the final 24 hours, it stated. Fifty-three different COVID sufferers have died attributable to comorbidities up to now. The every day take a look at positivity price stood at 14.96 % because the contemporary infections have been detected from 70,117 pattern assessments, the bulletin stated. Khurda district, which contains the state capital Bhubaneswar reported the very best variety of new instances at 2,934, adopted by Sundargarh at 1,447, Cuttack at 786 and Balasrore at 433, it stated.

11:49:49 IST

Delhi to report round 14,000-15,000 instances immediately, a lot lower than yesterday. Round 2.85 crore doses have been administered in Delhi; one hundred pc eligible inhabitants inoculated with 1st dose, 80 % with 2nd dose, and 1.28 lakh individuals acquired precautionary dose, says Delhi Well being Minister Satyendar Jain.

11:31:29 IST

Nepal begins giving COVID-19 vaccine booster pictures

 

Nepal started giving COVID-19 vaccine booster pictures on Monday as coronavirus infections surged because of the unfold of the Omicron variant, officers stated. Day by day instances jumped by 4,961 on Sunday, the largest 24-hour enhance in additional than six months, taking whole infections to 9,55,206, authorities information confirmed. COVID-19-related deaths stand at 11,620, the information confirmed. The booster pictures will likely be restricted to frontline employees for one week from Monday, the Well being Ministry stated, after which they will be supplied to individuals 60 and older. “The booster pictures will likely be given to these individuals who have accomplished six months after getting a second vaccine dose,” the federal government stated in a press release.

11:14:53 IST

Australia PM blames Omicron for testing woes as COVID-19 instances hit downward pattern

 

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated on Monday the shortages of at-home antigen assessments have been “not distinctive” to the nation as authorities take care of a runaway Omicron outbreak that has pushed up hospitalisation charges and strains testing techniques. Australia is dealing with a scarcity of at-home fast antigen take a look at kits after asymptomatic shut contacts have been informed to bypass government-funded testing hubs, the place excessive volumes delayed outcomes by a number of days, and take their very own assessments. “The fast antigen assessments are in brief provide all around the globe. This isn’t one thing that’s distinctive to Australia going by way of it,” Morrison informed radio station 2GB on Monday. “It is a part of coping with Omicron. Omicron has disrupted every little thing.”

10:57:27 IST

Tamil Nadu: 100% of college college students between 15 and 18 years have been inoculated with the primary dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, says state Well being Minister Ma Subramanian.

10:40:45 IST

Mumbai: Marriage registration service quickly stopped because of the present COVID-19 scenario; service will likely be restarted quickly with the ability of appointment, date, and time. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Company can be exploring the supply of a video KYC choice, says BMC.

10:29:35 IST

India’s Omicron tally rises to 8,209. The instances have been detected throughout 29 states and union territories, out of which 3,109 have recovered or migrated.

10:01:40 IST

At present’s information highlights: 

 

– 2,58,089 new instances, 385 new deaths, 1,51,740 new recoveries, 1,05,964 rise in lively instances

– New instances 13,113 (5%) decrease than the day before today 

– Maharashtra stories 41,327 new instances, Karnataka 34,047, Tamil Nadu 23,975

– Kerala stories 158 new deaths (together with 150 backlog), West Bengal 36, Maharashtra 29

– 4 states/UTs (Delhi, Jharkhand, Mizoram, Bihar) report fall in lively instances

– Distinction between new instances reported within the final 7 days and the previous 7 days in India is +113% (world common is +14%)

– 39,46 lakh new vaccinations. 157.20 crore whole. 12.39 lakh of 18+ inhabitants acquired their first dose yesterday, 19.67 lakh second dose. 39.46 lakh of 15-18 yr olds acquired their first dose yesterday. 1.21 lakh acquired the precaution dose. 65.80 crore absolutely vaccinated

– 13.13 lakh new assessments. All-India take a look at every day positivity price: 19.65% (16.28% the day before today)

– Take a look at positivity price highest in 252 days

– Assessments 22% decrease than the day before today. Take a look at positivity price 3.37% larger. 

– Day by day take a look at positivity price: Goa 45.85%, Puducherry 43.66%, Kerala 30.55%

– Take a look at positivity price (weekly common): Goa 35.75%, West Bengal 31.22%, Delhi 28.29%

– 283 districts report a take a look at positivity price (weekly common) of greater than 10%, 447 districts reported greater than 5%. 287 districts beneath 5%. Highest in Namsai (Arunachal Pradesh) 66.34%

09:44:58 IST





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India stories 2,58,089 COVID instances (13,113 lower than yesterday), 385 deaths, and 1,51,740 recoveries within the final 24 hours, as per the Union Well being Ministry.

Energetic case: 16,56,341

Day by day positivity price: 19.65%

09:33:32 IST

Haryana Well being Minister Anil Vij blamed excessive COVID an infection price in 3 districts of the state adjoining Delhi on “uncontrolled” rise in instances within the nationwide capital. Haryana was adversely affected attributable to its neighborhood to Delhi, however there is no such thing as a have to panic, he added.

09:26:27 IST

Assam logs 2,709 contemporary COVID-19 instances, 5 extra deaths

Assam logged 2,709 new COVID-19 optimistic instances on Sunday, 681 fewer than the day before today, taking the general caseload to six,46,735, a Nationwide Well being Mission (NHM) bulletin stated. 5 individuals misplaced their lives because of the illness in the course of the day, taking the whole variety of deaths to six,206. The contemporary fatalities have been reported from Jorhat, Kamrup Metropolitan, Morigaon, and Nalbari districts. As many as 3,390 coronavirus instances have been reported on Saturday. Kamrup Metropolitan, which primarily contains Guwahati metropolis, reported the very best variety of instances within the state with 912 infections, a slight lower from 919 instances on Saturday. Amongst different districts, Jorhat logged 257 instances, Dibrugarh 180 and Cachar 159.