Over 94K New Cases Takes India’s COVID-19 Tally Past 47 Lakh

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Over 94K New Cases Takes India’s COVID-19 Tally Past 47 Lakh

India on Sunday, 13 September, reported 94,371 new cases of coronavirus, taking the tally in the country to 47,54,356, including 9,73,175 active cases. The death toll increased by 1,114 to 78,586.

Clinical trials in Britain have resumed for the Astrazeneca and Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine after the Medicines Health Regulatory Authority (MHRA) certified that it was safe to do so, reported Reuters.

  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to Delhi’s AIIMS on Saturday night, just two weeks after he was discharged from the hospital
    Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik was discharged from a hospital in Panaji on Saturday after being admitted for COVID-19 for a month

  • With the Delhi Metro resuming services on its Airport Express Line on Saturday, all its lines are now operational
  • Globally, over 28.3 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded so far, with India being the second worst-affected country

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7:44 PM , 13 Sep

Maharashtra Reports 22,543 Cases

Maharashtra reports 22,543 new COVID-19 cases, 11,549 discharges and 416 deaths today. The total number of cases in the state rises to 10,60,308 including 7,40,061 recoveries and 2,90,344 active cases.

6:13 PM , 13 Sep

Coronavirus Vaccine Maybe Ready First 1st Quarter of 2021: Harsh Vardhan

The coronavirus vaccine might be ready by the first quarter of 2021, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday.

“While no date has been fixed for the vaccine launch, it may be ready by the first quarter of 2021," he said.

Harsh Vardhan also said that the government is considering emergency authorisation of Covid-19 vaccination to senior citizens and people working in high-risk settings. "This shall be done after a consensus has been reached," he added.

4:43 PM , 13 Sep

Kangana Ranaut to Meet Maha Governor Koshyari

Actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel meets Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Raj Bhavan.

2:21 PM , 13 Sep

Conspiracy to Defame Govt: CM Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, in a televised public address to the state today said that his government was working effectively to tackle COVID-19 and that there was a conspiracy to defame Maharashtra despite this.

Published: 13 Sep 2020, 8:30 AM IST
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