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Covid vaccination: Coverage of 1st dose up by 5.9%, second shot by 11.7% | India News

NEW DELHI: The coverage of the first and second dose of Covid vaccine has increased by 5.9% and 11.7%, respectively, till end of November following the government’s door-to-door ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign that started from…

Maharashtra may roll back some curbs for flyers after Centre objects | India News

MUMBAI: A day after Maharashtra introduced stringent air travel curbs in the backdrop of rising concerns over the Omicron variant of Covid, the Centre pointed out that the restrictions were “in divergence” with guidelines from…

Covid-19: Enforce containment measures, Centre writes to states amid Omicron threat | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Sunday wrote to all states and Union territories (UTs) over the Omicron variant of Covid-19, asking them to enforce intensive containment, active surveillance measures and increase coverage…

PM Modi chairs meeting with top officials on Covid situation: Key points | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a meeting with top officials amid rising concerns over new Covid-19 strain Omicron in India. Top officials including Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba and Union health secretary…

South Africa Covid Variant: Centre calls for strict screening for travellers from 3 countries | India News

NEW DELHI: The central government on Thursday told all states and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure rigorous screening and testing of travellers from South Africa, Hong Kong and Botswana, where a new Covid-19 variant of…