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INDIA

7,909,049

Total Cases

119,030

Total Deaths

7,133,993

Total Recovered

656,026

Total Active Cases

+463

New Deaths

+45,157

New Cases


via indianexpress10/25/2020

Coronavirus India Live Updates: 50,129 new cases takes tally to 78.64 lakh - The Indian Express

Coronavirus India News Live Updates, Covid-19 Cases in India, Covid-19 Vaccine Today Update: India detected 50,129 cases of the novel coronavirus in the 24 hours ending 9 am Sunday, taking its overall tally to 78.64 lakh. The detection of new cases has remained below 60,000 for the last seven days. India's tally of 78,64,811 cases includes 6,68,154 patients who are undergoing treatment, 70,78,123 who have recovered and 1,18,534 deaths.

via ndtv10/23/2020

54,366 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India, Total Cases At 77.61 Lakh - NDTV

India has seen a marginal improvement in its COVID-19 numbers in the past 24 hours, with both the number of positive cases as well as fatalities falling a little. It remained second in the global ranking of total cases, though, with over 7.7 lakh cases, behind the US's 8.4 lakh. Over 1.1 lakh people have died of the disease across the country since the first case was reported in Kerala in January. The government of India on Thursday said it had earmarked Rs 50,000 crore to inoculate the entire population once a vaccine is ready.

via ndtv09/10/2020

Adar Poonawalla's Serum Institute Gets Notice on Pausing Vaccine Trial - NDTV

The Serum Institute of India, which is manufacturing the Oxford University's Covishield vaccine and will hold the phase 3 clinical trials in India from next week, has been issued a showcause notice by the country's drug controller DGCI. Trials for the vaccine were stopped in four nations as a precautionary measure after one of the recipients in the UK showed some adverse symptoms, which are yet to be linked to the vaccine.

via hindustantimes09/09/2020

India inches closer to 100,000 daily Covid-19 case mark - Hindustan Times

The latest numbers put total cases at 4.46 million and 1,152 new casualties recorded over the past 24 hours took the death toll to 75,062. In terms of infections, India is second only to the United States’s 6.5 million. In terms of deaths, India is third with the US having recorded over 194,000 fatalities and Brazil over 128,000.


via thehindu09/09/2020

Coronavirus India lockdown Day 168 updates | Document verification posing hurdles for CET candidates in Karnataka - The Hindu

Cumulative COVID-19 tests done so far had exceeded 5 crore in the country. “India has come a long way from conducting just one test from the lab at the National Institute of Virology, Pune, in January 2020 to [touch] 5,06,50,128 on Tuesday...” said a release issued by the Health Ministry

via bioworld09/08/2020

Spybiotech, Serum Institute of India partner on VLP-based COVID-19 vaccine - BioWorld Online

DUBLIN – Spybiotech Ltd. has secured a first vaccine deal for its proprietary Spytag/Spycatcher protein conjugation technology. The Serum Institute of India Pvt. Co. Ltd. (SIIPL) is employing the technology in a COVID-19 virus-like-particle (VLP)-based vaccine, which recently entered a phase I/II trial in Australia. An initial data read-out is expected in October or November. If successful, the vaccine could become a key part of India’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The country is now second only to the U.S. in numbers of confirmed cases, . . .

via firstpost09/08/2020

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Andhra Pradesh records 10,601 new cases, 73 deaths; total cases now 5,17,094 - Firstpost

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: As many as 4,15,765 persons have recovered from the infection till date and the state now has 96,769 active cases, said the health department Watch LIVE News, Latest Updates, Live blog, Highlights and Live coverage online at firstpost.com.

via hindustantimes10/24/2020

Covid update: UK Diwali fest; India active case dip; USA record spike - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times From India’s active caseload staying below the 7 lakh-mark for the second consecutive day, to the United States of America seeing a record spike in single-day cases - here are the top news updates on Covid-19 pandemic. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that schools in the national capital will remain closed for now. His statement came amid decisions by a few states to reopen schools with precautions and in a graded manner. On the vaccine front, Phase 3 trials of the Oxford-AstraZeneca candidate will begin in Mumbai soon. Meanwhile, Bharat Biotech is likely to resubmit its proposal next week for Phase 3 trial of its vaccine to DCGI for approval. In international news, Diwali celebrations in United Kingdom’s Leicester, believed to be the largest fest outside of India, will go virtual in view of the pandemic. Watch the full video for more updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.

via deccanherald10/23/2020

Coronavirus India update: State-wise total number of confirmed cases, deaths on October 22 - Deccan Herald

The spread of the novel coronavirus in India has quickened in the last few days with new cases of Covid-19 and deaths reported every day. The epidemic has expanded its footprint in the country and has affected over 77 lakh people since the first positive case was confirmed on January 30 in Kerala.


via deccanherald09/09/2020

India must convert Covid-19 crisis into opportunity: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant - Deccan Herald

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Wednesday said India was the youngest country with a "vibrant" startup eco-system and it must convert the present (Covid-19) crisis into an opportunity. He also said the country can successfully find solutions to massive challenges across sectors through the development of digital technology solutions.

via firstpost09/09/2020

Coronavirus Updates: AAP govt rules out another lock..lhi reports over 4,000 new cases, tally crosses 2 lakh - Firstpost

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Despite a sharp surge in COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the AAP government has ruled out the possibility of another lockdown, asserting that the economy 'cannot be kept shut for eternity' Watch LIVE News, Latest Updates, Live blog, Highlights and Live coverage online at firstpost.com.

via firstpost09/09/2020

Coronavirus Updates: Ahead of West Bengal Assemblys ..ight, including two staff and four cops, test positive - Firstpost

Coronavirus Updates: A total of 467 persons were tested at a temporary testing centre on Tuesday. The House will be in session only on 9 September as opposed to the two days proposed earlier Watch LIVE News, Latest Updates, Live blog, Highlights and Live coverage online at firstpost.com.

via indianexpress09/08/2020

Coronavirus India Live Updates: Railways to restart Shramik Special trains from Odisha, announces 3 special trains from state - The Indian Express

Coronavirus India News Live Updates, Corona Covid-19 Cases, Deaths, Vaccine Tracker Today Latest News: India reported 75,809 cases in the last 24 hours which took the total number of Covid-19 cases to 42,80,423 on Tuesday. Also, as many as 1,133 new deaths in the same period pushed the death toll to 72,775.

via kff.org09/08/2020

India Now 2nd To U.S. In COVID-19 Cases; Climate, COVID-19 To Blame For Southern Africa's Hunger; Coronavirus Detected In Syrian Refugee Camp In Jordan - Kaiser Family Foundation

AFRICA AP: Southern Africa’s hunger upsurge blamed on climate, COVID-19 (Magome, 9/7). ASIA AP: Defying U.S., Xi praises China, WHO for battling coronavirus (9/8). Financial Times: Coronavirus surges in India as infections spread from cities (Kazmin/Singh, 9/8). The Hill: India now second to U.S. in coronavirus cases (Budryk, 9/7). EUROPE AP: U.K. virus concerns mount<span class="readmore-ellipsis">…</span><a href="https://www.kff.org/news-summary/india-now-2nd-to-u-s-in-covid-19-cases-climate-covid-19-to-blame-for-southern-africas-hunger-coronavirus-detected-in-syrian-refugee-camp-in-jordan/" class="see-more light-beige no-float inline-readmore">More</a></p>


via outbreaknewstoday10/12/2020

Outbreak News This Week Episode 1: COVID-19 lockdowns, India coronavirus deaths, research - Outbreak News Today

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On the first episode of Outbreak News This Week, I look at the big turnaround by the WHO on lockdowns, some good news. On Oct. 4, The Great Barrington Declaration was established as an alternative to destructive lockdowns and adopting an approach called Focused Protection. Why is India’s COVID-19 death toll so low? […]

via ndtv09/10/2020

Indian Drug Firm Gets Notice After Oxford Covid Vaccine Trial Paused - NDTV

The Serum Institute of India, which is manufacturing the Oxford University's Covishield vaccine and will hold the phase 3 clinical trials in India from next week, has been issued a showcause notice by the country's drug controller DGCI. Trials for the vaccine were stopped in four nations as a precautionary measure after one of the recipients in the UK showed some adverse symptoms, which are yet to be linked to the vaccine.

via abc.net.au09/09/2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 has hit some of India's poorest regions hard. Some doctors worry they're overworked and under protected - ABC News

Dr Deepak Kumar died after contracting the coronavirus from a patient. He's not alone. It has led an Indian medical association to raise the alarm about the dangers facing healthcare workers in some regions after calculating doctors in Bihar were dying at nine times the national average.

via finance.yahoo09/09/2020

Dr. Reddy’s Rolls Out Remdesivir For Covid-19 Treatment In India - Yahoo Finance

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories along with its subsidiaries announced the launch of Gilead Sciences coronavirus drug candidate remdesivir under the brand name Redyx in India.Dr Reddy’s (RDY) said that the launch is part of the licensing agreement with Gilead, which grants the company the right to register, manufacture and sell the potential treatment for Covid-19, in 127 countries including India. Dr. Reddy’s will make Redyx available in strength of 100 mg vial, the company said.Remdesivir is approved by Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for restricted emergency use in the country for the treatment of Covid-19 patients hospitalized with severe symptoms."We will continue our efforts to develop products that address significant unmet needs of patients,” said M V Ramana, CEO of Dr Reddy’s Branded Markets. “The launch of Redyx reaffirms our commitment to bringing in critical medicine for patients suffering from Covid-19 in India.”Back in June, Dr Reddy's entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement with Gilead (GILD) for remdesivir, which put the company in charge of ramping up manufacturing and obtaining regulatory approval for the marketing of remdesivir in respective countries.In a separate statement, Dr Reddy’s announced the US launch of its over-the-counter Diclofenac Sodium topical gel, used in the treatment of arthritis pain. The company’s product is the generic version of Novartis’ Voltaren gel.Shares in Dr Reddy’s have rallied 45% year-to-date, but Barclays’ Balaji Prasad is sticking to the sidelines. Prasad recently reiterated a Hold rating on the stock, while ramping up his price target from $45 to $53. Given the stock’s recent rally, his new price target indicates almost 10% downside potential from current levels.Prasad noted that RDY continues to execute successfully its strategy of expanding its product portfolio across geographies.Overall the stock shows a Hold analyst consensus on TipRanks. (See RDY stock analysis on TipRanks).Related News: Trillium: Recent Weakness Presents a Buying Opportunity, Says Analyst Morgan Stanley Turns Bullish On Eli Lilly, Lifts PT AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Trial Paused After Adverse Reaction; Stock Falls 8% More recent articles from Smarter Analyst: * Village Farms To Buy Remaining Stake In Pure Sunfarms For $61M * Activision Blizzard Or Electronic Arts: Which Gaming Stock Is Poised to Win? * Baidu In Talks With Investors To Gear Up $2B For BioTech Startup – Report * Wednesday’s Pre-Market: Here’s What You Need To Know Before The Market Opens

via indianexpress09/09/2020

Covid-19 vaccine tracker, Sept 9: Leading developers say will not release vaccines prematurely - The Indian Express

Coronavirus, COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker India Today Latest News Update: Leading developers have pledged to “always make the safety and well-being of vaccinated individuals” their top priority, and that they will seek an approval for their vaccines only “after demonstrating safety and efficacy through a phase-3 clinical study”.

via indianexpress09/08/2020

Coronavirus India Live Updates: Schools to reopen from Sept 21 for classes 9-12 on ‘voluntary basis’, SOP issued - The Indian Express

Coronavirus India News Live Updates, Corona Covid-19 Cases, Deaths, Vaccine Tracker Today Latest News: India reported 75,809 cases in the last 24 hours which took the total number of Covid-19 cases to 42,80,423 on Tuesday. Also, as many as 1,133 new deaths in the same period pushed the death toll to 72,775.