Coronavirus News Highlights: New Delta ‘sub variant’ detected in MP’s Indore; Mumbai reports 408 new COVID-19 cases

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Updated: October 24, 2021 11:09:41 pm

Coronavirus Statistics in India Highlights: Delhi reports 37 new COVID-19 cases and 51 recoveries in the last 24 hours

Coronavirus LIVE updatesPeople buy decorative items for the upcoming Diwali festival in Kolkata. (PTI photo)

Coronavirus Cases in India Today, Coronavirus Statistics India Highlights: As the Union government strengthens focus on achieving the national vaccination target by the end of the year, India witnessed a single-day rise of 16,326 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 3,41,59,562 while the active cases have declined to 1,73,728, the lowest in 233 days, according to the Union health ministry’s data updated on Saturday.

The centre urged states and Union Territories to target those beneficiaries waiting for their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine after their interval period has been over. The Union Health Ministry also suggested that the states and Union Territories review the progress of such district-wise plans daily to ensure saturation of all eligible beneficiaries

The government also released an advisory ahead of the major festivals like Diwali, Dhanteras, Eid next month for the commons promoting online shopping and avoiding unnecessary travel to stop infection rates from spiralling.

The recovery rate stood at 998.1 per cent, the highest since March while the weekly positivity rate remains less than 2 per cent for the last 30 days.

Daily Covid deaths also spiked today after Kerala added 292 fatalities from earlier periods; minus that the southern state reported 271 deaths in the past 24 hours.

Here are the latest coronavirus-related updates from India and around the globe: 

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    23:09 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Madhya Pradesh logs nine new cases, zero death 

    The COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh rose to 7,92,749 on Sunday with the addition of nine cases, a health department official said.

    The death toll remained unchanged at 10,523 as no fatality was reported during the day, he said.

    Three patients recuperated from the infection in the last 24 hours, taking the recovery count to 7,82,141 and leaving the state with 85 active cases.

    As 58,518 samples were examined during the day, the overall test count in the state mounted to 1,99,01,016, the official added.

    According to an official release, 6,85,63,154 anti-coronavirus vaccine doses have been administered to eligible people so far, including 17,081 on Sunday.

    The coronavirus figures in MP are as follows: Total cases 7,92,749, new cases 9, death toll 10,523 (no change), recoveries 7,82,141, active cases 85, number of tests done so far 1,99,01,016.  (PTI) 

    21:55 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Himachal Pradesh records 69 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths 

    Himachal Pradesh's COVID-19 case count increased to 2,22,638 on Sunday as 69 more people tested positive for the disease, while the death toll climbed to 3,720 with two new fatalities, officials said.

    The fresh cases included 30 from Hamirpur district. Twelve students of Government Senior Secondary School in Hamirpur's Bara were among those who tested positive for the viral disease, they said.

    The school was closed till further orders after 15 students and a staff member tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

    The latest deaths were reported from Kangra and Mandi districts, a health official said.

    There are 1,496 active COVID-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh, the official said.

    As many as 149 more patients, including 21 in Hamirpur, recovered from the disease, taking the total number of recoveries to 2,17,405, the official said. (PTI) 

    21:28 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Telangana records 135 new COVID-19 cases

    Telangana on Sunday recorded 135 new COVID-19 cases and one related fatality taking the total positives in the state to 6,70,274 and the toll to 3,947.

    The number of active cases stood at 3,950, a state government bulletin said.

    The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation reported the highest number of 64 cases followed by Rangareddy 11 and Karimnagar 9 districts. Twelve out of the 33 districts recorded zero cases.

    A total of 26,842 samples were tested on Sunday. Cumulatively, the number of samples tested was 2.73 crore.

    A total of 168 COVID-19 recoveries were reported on Sunday taking the total number of recoveries to 6,62,377.

    The recovery rate and case fatality rate in the state was 98.82 per cent and 0.59 per cent, compared to the national average of 98.14 per cent and 1.3 per cent, the bulletin said. (PTI) 

    21:28 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Telangana records 135 new COVID-19 cases

    Telangana on Sunday recorded 135 new COVID-19 cases and one related fatality taking the total positives in the state to 6,70,274 and the toll to 3,947.

    The number of active cases stood at 3,950, a state government bulletin said.

    The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation reported the highest number of 64 cases followed by Rangareddy 11 and Karimnagar 9 districts. Twelve out of the 33 districts recorded zero cases.

    A total of 26,842 samples were tested on Sunday. Cumulatively, the number of samples tested was 2.73 crore.

    A total of 168 COVID-19 recoveries were reported on Sunday taking the total number of recoveries to 6,62,377.

    The recovery rate and case fatality rate in the state was 98.82 per cent and 0.59 per cent, compared to the national average of 98.14 per cent and 1.3 per cent, the bulletin said. (PTI) 

    20:59 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Tamil Nadu logs 1,127 new Covid-19 infections, 15 fatalities 

    Tamil Nadu added 1,127 new infections to its COVID-19 tally, which rose to 26.95 lakh while the toll climbed to 36,019 with 15 more deaths on Sunday.

    Recoveries eclipsed new infections with 1,358 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, aggregating to 26,46,163 leaving 13,034 active infections, a medical bulletin said.

    A total of 1,24,177 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative number of specimens examined to 5.03 crore.

    Chennai and Coimbatore accounted for the majority of new infections with 146 and 128 cases, respectively, while the remaining was scattered across other districts.

    As many as 11 districts reported new Covid-19 infections below 10, while Ariyalur, Perambalur and Ramanathapuram recorded the least with two cases each, the bulletin said.

    Meanwhile, Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian said the total number of people who were administered single dose touched 69 per cent in Tamil Nadu while 29 per cent of the population has received double doses following the sixth mega vaccination camp held on Saturday.

    During the mega vaccination drive held on Saturday through 50,000 camps across the state, 23.27 lakh people received the jabs, he said, adding 14.68 lakh of them received first dose while 8.59 lakh received second dose.

    "Tomorrow (Monday), vaccination camps will be held as usual. We have 43 lakh doses in stock..," he said. (PTI) 

    20:37 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Delhi reports 37 new COVID-19 cases and 51 recoveries in the last 24 hours

    Delhi reports 37 new COVID-19 cases and 51 recoveries in the last 24 hours.

    Total cases 14,39,603Total recoveries 14,14,192Death toll 25,091

    Active cases 320 (ANI) 

    20:08 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Karnataka reports 388 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths in last 24 hours

    Karnataka reports 388 new COVID-19 cases, 586 recoveries and 5 deaths in the last 24 hours.

    Total cases 29,85,986Total recoveries 29,39,239Death toll 38,007

    Active cases 8,711 (ANI) 

    19:52 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Andhra Pradesh logs 400 fresh Covid cases

    Andhra Pradesh logs 400 fresh Covid cases, tally rises to 20,63,577, four more fatalities push death toll to 14,343. Recoveries surge to 20,44,132, while number of active cases stands at 5,102: Health bulletin (PTI) 

    19:32 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Maharashtra reports 1410 new COVID19 cases

    Maharashtra reports 1410 new COVID19, 1520 recoveries and 18 deaths in the last 24 hours.

    Total cases 66,02,961Total recoveries 64,35,439Death toll 1,40,016

    Active cases 23,894 (ANI)

    19:05 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Mumbai reports 408 new COVID19 cases,

    Mumbai reports 408 new COVID19 cases, 531 recoveries and 6 deaths in the last 24 hours.

    Total cases 7,53,680Total recoveries 7,30,714Death toll 16,213

    Active cases 4227

    18:47 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Kerala reports 8,538 new COVID19 cases

    Kerala reports 8,538 new COVID19 cases, 11,366 recoveries and 71 deaths in the last 24 hours. Death toll 28,592 (addition of 292 previous deaths) Active cases 77,363. 86,111 samples tested in the last 24 hours. (ANI)

    18:29 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Pvt TV channels told to air messages asking people to follow Covid norms during festivities

    The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry has told all private satellite TV channels to broadcast messages encouraging people to follow Covid-appropriate behaviour and not let their guards down during the festive season. The ministry said India has achieved the landmark of administering over 100 crore Covid vaccine doses but remaining vigilant remains crucial, especially during the festivals which should be celebrated with utmost precautions. It noted that media has been at the forefront of informing people about the need to adhere to COVID-19 norms. "In the context of the upcoming festive season, it is advised that private satellite TV channels may broadcast messages and other content to inform people about the crucial need to adhere to COVID appropriate behaviour, exercise due precautions, avoid crowded places, adhere to limits on public gathering, and not let our guards down," the advisory issued on Saturday stated. (PTI)

    18:01 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: AP logs 400 fresh COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

    Andhra Pradesh on Sunday reported 400 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 20,63,577, while the toll climbed to 14,343 with four more deaths. With 516 people being cured, the total recoveries stood at 20,44,132, leaving 5,102 active cases. Chittoor district accounted for the highest number of new cases with 73 followed by Kirshna at 68, a state government bulletin said, providing details during the last 24 hours ending 9 AM today. Chittoor district topped the chart with 963 active cases followed by East Godavari 852. Nearly 37,000 samples were examined today and cumulatively more than 2.92 crore samples have been tested. (PTI)

    18:01 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: AP logs 400 fresh COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

    Andhra Pradesh on Sunday reported 400 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 20,63,577, while the toll climbed to 14,343 with four more deaths. With 516 people being cured, the total recoveries stood at 20,44,132, leaving 5,102 active cases. Chittoor district accounted for the highest number of new cases with 73 followed by Kirshna at 68, a state government bulletin said, providing details during the last 24 hours ending 9 AM today. Chittoor district topped the chart with 963 active cases followed by East Godavari 852. Nearly 37,000 samples were examined today and cumulatively more than 2.92 crore samples have been tested. (PTI)

    17:49 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Sikkim reports 32 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 31,900

    Sikkim reported 32 new COVID-19 cases, six more than the previous day, pushing the tally to 31,900, a Health department bulletin said on Sunday. The Himalayan state had reported 26 cases on Saturday, 23 on Friday and 19 on Thursday. Of the 32 new cases, East Sikkim district registered 23 followed by seven in South Sikkim and two in West Sikkim district. Sikkim now has 200 active COVID-19 cases, while 30,987 have recovered from the disease, it said. The COVID-19 recovery rate in the state now is 98.1 per cent and the positivity rate is 6.4 per cent. The COVID-19 death toll remained at 394 as no new fatality has been reported in the last 24 hours. At least 319 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other states. A total of 2,58,496 samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far, it said. (PTI)

    17:19 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Israel, UAE sign 'green corridor' agreement for vaccinated passengers

    Israel and the United Arab Emirates have signed a "green corridor" agreement allowing passengers vaccinated against the novel coronavirus to travel freely between the two countries, the Israeli consulate in Dubai said on Twitter on Sunday. – Reuters

    17:14 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Over 2,000 people get COVID-19 vaccine at home in Ahmedabad

    More than 2,000 elderly and differently-abled people have so far received their COVID-19 vaccine doses at home in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city, as part of the local civic body's special drive to achieve the target of 100 per cent inoculation, officials said on Sunday. Under its mega COVID-19 vaccination drive, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on October 7 launched this special facility for those above the age of 50 years and differently-abled people aged 18 and above. "Till date, a total of 2,077 beneficiaries have availed the facility of getting their first or second doses of COVID-19 vaccine at their homes," an AMC official said. He said so far, 2,536 such people have registered for the facility online or by calling on helpline numbers provided by the city civic body. - PTI

    16:41 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: New Delta 'sub variant' detected in MP's Indore

    Latest NCDC report has revealed a few cases of new Delta 'sub variant' detected MP's Indore. Though emergence of variant is not surprising, the experts are cautious on the silent spread. Multiple reports have said that the sub variant was reason behind spike in the Madhya Pradesh town last month.

    16:09 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Cheaper COVID-19 tests in place for vaccinated travellers to England

    Fully vaccinated travellers returning to England from countries not on the travel ban red list can use a COVID-19 negative Lateral Flow Test (LFT) instead of the more expensive Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test, under the new rules effective from Sunday, which could boost the country's tourism sector. Other parts of the UK - Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - are also expected to follow similar LFT rules for vaccinated travellers in the coming weeks. Travellers vaccinated in over 100 countries, including India, will also be treated the same as returning fully vaccinated residents in England, the government said. This means that travellers arriving in England from a non-red list country can use LFT instead of the PCR on or before day two. PTI

    15:24 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: China says 76% of population have received complete doses of COVID-19 vaccines

    China has given complete doses of COVID-19 vaccines to about 75.6% of its population as of Oct. 23, National Health Commission spokesperson Mi Feng said on Sunday.Some 1.068 billion people have now been inoculated with the required dosages, out of a population of 1.412 billion, Mi told a news briefing.The country administered 2.245 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Saturday, official data showed.China is giving booster shots to adults whose last dose was at least six months earlier, with priority groups including essential workers, older people and those with weaker immune systems. Data showed antibodies elicited by vaccines, including the most-used shots from Sinovac and Sinopharm, declined within months.Wang Huaqing, chief expert for the immunization program at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said China would not keep giving people booster shots after booster shots. – Reuters

    14:56 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Sunburn Festival Goa to be held in December, only 'fully vaccinated' attendees allowed

    The 15th edition of Sunburn Festival Goa will be held in December, with access to only those audience members who have been fully vaccinated, the organisers announced on Sunday. The festival was conducted digitally last year with no fan presence on ground. This year, the festival will be a three-day showcase from December 28-30 at Vagator, Goa. According to Percept Live, the founding organisation behind the electronic dance music festival, Sunburn will adhere to health and safety measures and "all applicable COVID-19 government guidelines". "Only attendees who have been fully/doubly vaccinated will be permitted to attend the festival. The festival will also be a limited capacity event and new entry and exit protocols will be put into place to ensure safe passage of attendees in and around the venue," the statement read. - PTI

    14:32 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Odisha logs 447 fresh COVID-19 cases, four new fatalities

    Odisha's COVID-19 caseload on Sunday surged to 10,38,411 after 447 more people including 78 children tested positive for the infection while four fresh fatalities pushed the coronavirus death toll to 8,309, a health department official said. The state for the third consecutive day on Sunday reported below 500 daily new cases. It had registered 441 new cases on Saturday, 467 on Friday, 524 on Thursday, 559 on Wednesday, and 556 on Tuesday. With 78 cases, the rate of infection among the people in the age group of 0 to 18 years, stands at 17.44 per cent. Of the 447 new cases, 260 are from quarantine centres and the remaining 187 local contact cases. Khurda district of which Bhubaneswar is a part reported 180 infections and accounted for almost 40 per cent of the daily count, followed by Cuttack (62). - PTI

    13:56 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Mizoram reports 572 new COVID-19 cases, single day positivity rate 9.47 per cent

    Mizoram registered 572 new COVID-19 cases, 173 less than the previous day, pushing the tally to 1,17,261, a health department official said on Sunday. The single day positivity rate in the state was 9.47 per cent as 572 people including 138 children tested positive for the infection out of 6,037 samples tested, he said. Mizoram had reported 745 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 407 as seven more people succumbed to the infection during the last 24 hours, he said. Aizawl district reported the highest number of fresh cases at 298, followed by Lunglei (64) and Serchhip (61), the official said. The state currently has 8,943 active COVID-19 cases, while 1,07,911 people have recovered from the disease, including 1,258 on Saturday, he said. The COVID-19 recovery rate now is 92 per cent and the death rate is 0.34 per cent. - PTI

    13:38 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Attention! New Covid mutant reaches India

    Health experts have said all along that India may not see the third wave of coronavirus infections in case there is no emergence of a new Covid mutant. However, INSACOG scientists have said that the AY.4.2 variant of the coronavirus has already reached India. Some cases have been detected in Mumbai. While research regarding the new mutant is still in the initial phase, studies so far show that this mutant is far more transmissible than the Delta variant.

    13:05 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Pak crosses 10-crore COVID vaccination doses mark

    Pakistan has administered 10 crore Covid vaccines in nine months, according to official data on Sunday. According to the health ministry, 38.21 million people were fully vaccinated, while 68.3 million partially vaccinated. As many as 100,016,587 jabs have been given across the country since Feb 2 when the vaccination drive was launched, it said. Special Assistant on Health Dr Faisal Sultan in a video statement on Saturday thanked the people for their support after the number of administered vaccines crossed the 10-crore mark. He said the procurement of vaccines was also a huge task which was done in the most professional way. - PTI

    12:42 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Namibia to suspend use of Russian COVID-19 vaccine - ministry

    Namibia will suspend its rollout of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, its health ministry said on Saturday, days after the drugs regulator in neighbouring South Africa flagged concerns about its safety for people at risk of HIV.The Gamaleya Research Institute, which developed Sputnik V, said Namibia's decision was not based on any scientific evidence or research.South African regulator SAHPRA decided not to approve an emergency use application for Sputnik V for now because, it said, some studies suggested that administration of vaccines using the Adenovirus Type 5 vector - which Sputnik V does - was associated with higher susceptibility to HIV in men.Namibia's health ministry said in a statement that the decision to discontinue use of the Russian vaccine was "out of (an) abundance of caution that men (who) received Sputnik V may be at higher risk of contracting HIV," adding that it had taken SAHPRA's decision into account. - Reuters

    12:41 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Melbourne to ease more COVID curbs as 80% vaccination rate nears

    Melbourne, the world's most locked-down city that emerged from its latest spate of COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, will see more curbs eased next week when Victoria state reaches an 80% full vaccination rate, officials said on Sunday.Home to about five million people, Melbourne endured 262 days, or nearly nine months, of stay-at-home restrictions during six lockdowns since March 2020, longer than the 234-day continuous lockdown in Buenos Aires.Starting on Friday, when 80% of people across Victoria - of which Melbourne is the capital - are expected to be fully vaccinated, Melburnians will be free to travel throughout the state and masks will no longer be required outdoors. - Reuters

    12:40 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: As outbreak worsens, COVID-19 cases in eastern Europe near 20 million

    Coronavirus cases in eastern Europe will soon surpass 20 million, according to a Reuters tally on Sunday, as the region grapples with its worst outbreak since the pandemic started and inoculation efforts lag.Countries in the region have the lowest vaccination rates https://tmsnrt.rs/3tUM8ta in Europe, with less than half of the population having received a single dose.Hungary tops the region's vaccination rates with 62% of its population having gotten at least one shot, whereas Ukraine has given just 19% of its residents a single dose, according to Our World in Data.New infections in the region have steadily risen and now average over 83,700 new cases per day, the highest level since November last year, Reuters data through Friday showed. - Reuters

    12:39 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Puducherry adds 61 new cases; 2 deaths take toll to 1,857

    The union territory of Puducherry logged 61 new coronavirus cases during the last 24 hours as the overall tally rose to 1,27,735, a senior official of the Department of Health said on Sunday. Two more persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours ending 10 AM Sunday pushing the death toll to 1,857, Director of the Health department G Sriramulu said in a release. The 61 new cases were identified at the end of the examination of 3,456 samples and were spread over Puducherry (37), Mahe (12), Karaikal (11) and Yanam (one). The number of active cases stood at 467 with 88 undergoing treatment in hospitals and the remaining 379 in home isolation, the Health department Director said. - PTI

    11:43 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: PM Modi lauds health workers in Mann Ki Baat

    The success of our vaccine program shows the potential of India, shows the power of the mantra of everyone's efforts, says PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

    11:16 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Kerala reconciles 399 fatalities from previous period

    India's death toll climbed to 4,54,269 with 561 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am. Kerala has reconciled 399 fatalities from the previous period. Hence, the death toll is higher, officials said, adding that 65 deaths have been reported from Kerala in the last 24 hours. - PTI

    11:15 (IST)24 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: India's active cases decline to 1,72,594

    India added 15,906 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally to 3,41,75,468, while the active cases declined to 1,72,594, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

    23:11 (IST)23 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Union Health Ministry urges states/UTs to increase pace, coverage of 2nd dose 

    Union Health Ministry in a vaccination review meeting today urged states/UTs to increase pace, coverage of 2nd dose. States to generate district wise list of beneficiaries for administering 2nd dose. States/UTs advised to draw district-wise plan for saturation of beneficiaries (ANI) 

    23:06 (IST)23 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Tamil Nadu reports 1,140 new cases, 17 deaths 

    COVID-19 | Tamil Nadu reports 1,140 new cases, 17 deaths and 1,374 recoveries. Active cases 13,280. (ANI) 

    22:53 (IST)23 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: In an interaction with PM Modi, vaccine manufacturers laud the never-seen-before collaboration between govt & industry

    During today's interaction with domestic vaccine manufacturers PM Modi praised their efforts which has resulted in India crossing 100 crore vaccination mark. Vaccine manufacturers also lauded the never seen before collaboration between govt & industry: Prime Minister's Office (ANI) 

    22:47 (IST)23 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: India needs to institutionalise best practices learnt during last one and half years, PM says at meeting with Covid vaccine makers

    India needs to institutionalise best practices learnt during last one and half years: PM at meeting with Covid vaccine makers (PTI) 

    22:41 (IST)23 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: World looking up to India, PM Modi says at meeting with Covid 

    Vaccine manufacturers must continuously work together to be ready to face future challenges; world looking up to India: PM Modi (PTI) 

    22:41 (IST)23 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: World looking up to India, PM Modi says at meeting with Covid 

    Vaccine manufacturers must continuously work together to be ready to face future challenges; world looking up to India: PM Modi (PTI) 

    22:14 (IST)23 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Vaccine makers praise PM Modi's vision and dynamic 

    Vaccine makers praise PM Modi's vision and dynamic leadership, applaud never-seen-before collaboration between govt, industry: PMO statement (PTI) 

    21:53 (IST)23 Oct 2021
    Coronavirus Live Tracker: Over 102 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India so far 

    Over 102 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India so far, including more than 70 lakh doses administered today: Union Health Ministry(PTI) 

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