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India began administering the ‘precaution dose’ of COVID vaccine to frontline workers, healthcare workers and senior citizens with comorbidities on Monday, 10 January.

Meanwhile, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

This comes amid a surge in daily cases, with India on Monday, reporting 1,79,723 new COVID-19 cases and 146 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Further, India has also confirmed 4,033 cases of the highly-transmissible Omicron variant from 27 states and Union Territories so far.

Snapshot
  • Total active case tally reaches 7,23,619, while the daily positivity rate has risen to 13.29 percent.

  • India has administered over 151.58 crore vaccine doses so far.

10:02 PM , 10 Jan

Request All Eligible To Take Precaution Dose: PM Modi

"India began administering Precaution Doses. Kudos to those who have got vaccinated today. I would request all those who are eligible to get vaccinated. As we all know, vaccination remains among the most effective means to fight COVID-19," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Monday.

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9:38 PM , 10 Jan

J&K Records 706 New COVID-19 Cases

Jammu and Kashmir recorded 706 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday.

9:20 PM , 10 Jan

Maharashtra Reports 33,470 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

Maharashtra reported 33,470 fresh COVID-19 cases and 8 deaths on Monday.

9:11 PM , 10 Jan

BJP President JP Nadda Tests Positive for COVID-19

BJP president JP Nadda has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Published: 10 Jan 2022, 7:47 AM IST
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