As the Delta Plus variant continues to spread, the threat of third-wave; looms large over Maharashtra

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The pandemic’s third wave looms large over the state of Maharashtra amidst concerns regarding the Delta Plus variant (AY.1) of the coronavirus in the country. Maharashtra is witnessing an increase in the daily cases of COVID-19 once again. On Thursday, 9844 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the state. Apart from these cases, infections of the Delta Plus variant are also increasing continuously in the state. The Health Department issued a statement notifying that the total number of infected people in the state has gone up to 60,07,431. The…

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Coronavirus mutates to ‘alarming’ Delta Plus variant

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The Coronavirus is continuously changing its form. Due to this continuous change in the virus, doctors and scientists are advising rapid vaccination to avoid vaccine inefficiency. After the deadly second wave, another worrying news awaits the nation. According to a report, scientists have warned that the delta variant, also known as B.1.617.2, which caused havoc in the country in the second wave, has turned into a more dangerous variant than before. This changed variant is being called Delta Plus or AY.1. Scientists fear that even the monoclonal antibodies cocktail will…

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IIT Kanpur researchers predict second wave’s peak, infer alarming circumstances

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The enormous resurgence of COVID-19 in the country has shocked everyone. New records are being made every day owing to the exponential rise in infections. This second wave has been more contagious and dangerous than ever. In the midst of all this, IIT scientists have estimated the peak time of COVID-19 based on a mathematical model. The scientists have made an effort to interpret the second wave’s peak time and estimate the number of active and fresh cases at this peak time. Based on their study, scientists have estimated that…

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Top 5 Ways to Manage Your Depression and Anxiety During COVID-19

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All data and statistics show that the pandemic has caused mental strain for many people across the world, depression and anxiety got worse as sitting at home all the time led to this. Many people don’t know how to manage their routine that is why all this is leading to cause mental health. People should learn how to remain calm and stress-free even sitting at home or if they cannot go outside. It is really important to balance and improve your mental health no matter how long you have to remain inside…

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Everyone above 18 years will be eligible for vaccination from May 1: Centre

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Amid the unrest in the country caused by the pandemic, there’s news of much-needed recourse. The central government has announced that from May 1, everyone above the age of 18 will be eligible for vaccination. This crucial decision has been taken after a meeting which was headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PM Modi said that the government is imposing huge emphasis on getting more and more people vaccinated within the country from the last year. The government will soon make a formal announcement on whether people over the age…

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Delhi In Complete Lockdown Till 26th April. Checkout What’s Open and What’s Closed

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The Delhi Government has issued a lockdown notice for the period of the next six days starting from 19th April 2021 from 10:00 PM till the next Monday, 26th of April 2021 till 05:00 AM. Now, this lockdown has been placed in lieu of the increasing cases of Covid in Delhi. In the past few weeks, the lost terror of the coronavirus is back at its peak with the increasing number of Covid positive individuals and rise in the number of deaths. The Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal addressed…

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Resurgence of COVID-19 continues within the country as 2021 records it’s highest cases in 24 hours

Resurgence of COVID-19

On Saturday, 24,882 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported within the country. This single-day spike in the number of infections is the year’s highest so far. Along with this, the total number of people infected by the virus has risen to 1,13,33,728 in India. According to the data provided by the Union Ministry of Health, Saturday’s number of new cases has been recorded as the highest in the last 83 days. Earlier on December 20, 2020; 26,624 people were found COVID-19 positive in 24 hours. On Saturday, 140 patients succumbed…

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The second phase of COVID-19 vaccination begins within the country, PM Modi takes the first dose

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The second phase of vaccination against COVID-19 has begun within the country from today. People over 60 years of age and those suffering from serious illness will be vaccinated at this stage. Launching this second phase of vaccination, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the AIIMS Hospital in Delhi and took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. He also appealed to all the vaccine-eligible people to reach and avail the vaccine as soon as possible. Apart from Prime Minister Modi, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)…

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Health Minister reviews the preparation of vaccination as Centre set to approve vaccines today

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From 2nd January, a dry-run of the coronavirus vaccine will be conducted throughout the country. Regarding this, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will conduct a meeting on Friday to review the preparations. The meeting is very crucial as today another meeting is slated regarding the emergency approval of two coronavirus vaccines. The meeting will consider giving emergency use to Oxford-AstraZeneca produced CoviShield and COVAXIN of Bharat BioTech. In a virtual meeting with the Delhi government through video conferencing, the Health Minister asserted that preparations for vaccination of the first…

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Government launches CoWIN challenge to improve vaccine rollout system, prizes up for grabs up to ₹40 lakh

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A ‘CoWIN’ Challenge has been launched by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare co-ordinating with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. This challenge has been launched to improve the system of the COVID-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network (CoWIN). The challenge will be on a digital platform that is intended to be used as an effective rollout method and enhance the mechanism for nationwide COVID-19 vaccine delivery system. According to the information, the winners of this Challenge will be awarded gifts worth of ₹3.85 crore. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad…

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