India Reports 89,706 New Cases, Taking The Tally to 43,70,129

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Delhi crossed 2 lakh mark with 4039 fresh cases & 20 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, while 2623 recovered, discharged, and migrated. The total tally in the national capital rise to 2,01,174.

Delhi government has issued an order stating that there will be no requirement of a prescription from a qualified medical practitioner for Covid-19 testing in the national capital.

India on Wednesday, 9 September, reported 89,706 new cases of coronavirus, taking the tally in the country to 43,70,129. The death toll increased by 1,115 to 73,890.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 8,97,394 active cases across the country, while 33,98,844 have been discharged, and one had migrated.

Snapshot
  • Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca on Tuesday said that it has “voluntarily paused” its clinical vaccination trial for COVID-19 as one person developed an unexplained illness, AFP reported.
  • Metro services on the Blue and Pink lines in Delhi resumed on Wednesday under the Unlock 4 guidelines
  • A total of 5,18,04,677 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to 8 September, of which 11,54,549 samples were tested on Wednesday, the ICMR said

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4:25 AM, 09 Sep

Trial for Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Paused After Unexplained Illness

Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca on Tuesday said that it has "voluntarily paused" its clinical vaccination trial for COVID-19 as one person developed an unexplained illness, news agency AFP reported.

"As part of the ongoing randomised, controlled global trials of the Oxford vaccine, our standard review process was triggered and we voluntarily paused vaccination to allow review of safety data by an independent committee," the company's spokesperson was quoted as saying, adding that it was a "routine action" in such cases, and was being done to maintain the integrity of the trials.

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4:38 AM, 09 Sep

89,706 New COVID Cases Take India’s Tally to 43.7 Lakh; 73,890 Deaths

India on Wednesday reported 89,706 new cases of coronavirus, taking the tally in the country to 43,70,129. The death toll increased by 1,115 to 73,890.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 8,97,394 active cases across the country, while 33,98,844 have been discharged, and one had migrated.

India Reports 89,706 New Cases, Taking The Tally to 43,70,129
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7:20 AM, 09 Sep

Himachal Pradesh COVID-19 Cases Rise to 7,880: State Health Dept

Himachal Pradesh's COVID-19 case tally rises to 7,880. The total number of positive cases include 2,300 active cases, 5,508 recoveries and 59 deaths, reported ANI, citing State Health Department.

7:42 AM, 09 Sep

SC seeks Centre's Reply on Plea for Opening of Places of worship amid COVID-19

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, sought Centre's reply on plea seeking opening of places of worship, across the country, which were closed due to COVID-19 pandemic, reported PTI.


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