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Gujarat sees another high of Covid cases, tally crosses 43K

Gandhinagar |Wednesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST

Gujarat recorded a new high of 915 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, taking its tally to 43,723, while the death toll reached 2,071 with 14 more succumbing to the virus.

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Delhi in better situation as compared to June: Kejriwal

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 6:45:07 PM IST

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that the Covid-19 situation in the national capital is much better than what the mathematical projections had predicted a month ago.

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Universal testing may help reduce Covid-19 infection: JHU study

New York |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) have stressed that universal testing may help reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes Covid-19.

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Bihar BJP chief tests corona positive; wife, mother infected too

Patna |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

BJP Bihar unit President Dr Sanjay Jaiswal has tested positive for coronavirus, apart from his wife and mother, a family member said on Wednesday.

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Odisha reports 618 Covid cases, 3 deaths

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

Odisha registered a huge spike in the number Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours with 618 new infectees taking the states tally to 14,898, the health department said on Wednesday.

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Results show Moderna COVID-19 vaccine safe

New York |Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

US-based pharmaceutical major Moderna's experimental vaccine, mRNA-1273, designed to protect against Covid-19 virus, was generally well tolerated and prompted neutralising antibody activity in healthy

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Lockdown in Agra helps, stability seen in Covid-19 cases

|Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

The collective efforts of the state health apparatus and private medical facilities, plus the sustained campaign by dozens of voluntary groups in Agra, have helped stabilise the average number of fres

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Punjab Cabinet to undergo Covid tests after minister turns positive

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

After a Punjab Cabinet Minister was diagnosed with coronavirus and hospitalised, the entire cabinet led by Amarinder Singh is likely to undergo Covid tests as a precaution, officials said on Wednesday

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Telangana condemns PIB release on COVID-19

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 AM IST

Telangana has condemned Press Information Bureau's daily release on COVID-19 on Tuesday for making 'false allegations' against the state.

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8 arrested in Hyderabad for blackmarketing of COVID drugs

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2020 6:45:06 AM IST

Hyderabad police on Tuesday busted an inter-state gang with the arrest of eight people for blackmarketing medicines used for treatment of coronavirus.

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Andhra to give Rs 15,000 for last rites of Covid victims

Amaravati |Wednesday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

The Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday announced financial aid of Rs 15,000 each for the last rites of those who die of Covid-19.

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9-day strict lockdown begins in Covid-hit Bengaluru

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

The 9-day lockdown in the Karnataka capital began at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, with police swinging into action to restrict the movement of people and vehicles.

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