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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reports 13,823 New Cases

India reports 13,823 new COVID-19 cases, 16,988 discharges and 162 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry

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India reports 13,823 new COVID-19 cases, 16,988 discharges and 162 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry
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12:15 IST, January 20th 2021
Jharkhand reports 101 new COVID-19 cases

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose to 1,17,887 as 101 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said on Wednesday. The state's coronavirus death toll rose to 1,057 after three more patients succumbed to the infection in the last 24 hours, he said. Ranchi district registered the highest number of fresh cases at 53, followed by Dhanbad (16) and Bokaro (9). Jharkhand now has 1,147 active COVID-19 cases, while 1,15,683 people have been cured of the disease so far, the official said.

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10:39 IST, January 20th 2021
267 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths in Telangana

Telangana saw 267 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the total caseload to over 2.92 lakh while two more fatalities pushed the toll to 1,583. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 55, followed by Karimnagar and Medchal Malkajgiri with 20 and 18 respectively, a government bulletin said on Wednesday providing details as of 8 pm on January 19. 

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10:05 IST, January 20th 2021
Five new cases push Mizoram's COVID-19 tally to 4,334

Five more people, including two minors, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, pushing the tally in the northeastern state to 4,334, an official said on Wednesday. Three fresh cases were reported from Aizawl district and two from Lunglei and Siaha. Three new patients have travel history and it is yet to be ascertained how the remaining two have contracted the infection, the state information and public relations department official said.

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09:51 IST, January 20th 2021
India reports 13,823 new cases

 

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07:23 IST, January 20th 2021
Maharashtra: Covishield vaccine being dispatched to Bhutan

 

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22:32 IST, January 19th 2021
COVID-19 tally in Karnataka, West Bengal, Jharkhand

Karnataka

Karnataka reported 645 new COVID-19 cases, 807 discharges, and 6 deaths. Total cases: 9,33,077 Total discharges: 9,13,012 Death toll: 12,181 Active cases: 7,865.

West Bengal

West Bengal reported 412 new COVID-19 cases, 513 discharges, and 11 deaths, as per State Health Department. Total cases: 5,66,073 Total recoveries: 5,49,218 Active cases: 6,781 Death toll: 10,074.

Jharkhand

Jharkhand reported 101 new COVID-19 cases, 141 recoveries and 3 deaths reported, as per State Health Department. Total cases: 1,17,887 Total recoveries: 1,15,683 Active cases: 1,147 Death toll: 1,057.

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22:32 IST, January 19th 2021
Multi-disciplinary team sent to Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep reported its first case of COVID on January 18. The person had come to Lakshadweep from Kochi on January 4. Initially, 31 primary contacts of the case were traced and quarantined of which 14 tested positive and were isolated. 56 contacts of positive cases were traced and quarantined. A Central multi-disciplinary team comprising of experts from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry; National Institute of Virology, Pune and Regional Office of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has been sent to Lakshadweep.

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22:32 IST, January 19th 2021
Uttarakhand to receive 92,500 more doses of COVISHIELD

The Centre is supplying additional 92,500 doses of COVISHIELD vaccine to Uttarakhand that will reach Dehradun Airport on Wednesday morning.

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20:16 IST, January 19th 2021
Number of people vaccinated increases to 6,31,417

 

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19:36 IST, January 19th 2021
India's supply of COVID-19 vaccines to neighbouring nations begins tomorrow

The Indian government will commence the supply of COVID-19 vaccines to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles from January 20, 2021. In respect of Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Mauritius, the Centre is awaiting their confirmation of necessary regulatory clearances. PM Modi stressed that India is deeply honoured to be a long-trusted partner in meeting the healthcare needs of the global community.