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Coronavirus in India live updates: Tamil Nadu allows 100% occupancy in cinemas

Coronavirus in India live updates: Tamil Nadu allows 100% occupancy in cinemas

India reported 16,326 new Covid-19 cases and 666 deaths on Saturday. Kerala reconciled 292 fatalities on Saturday from the previous period. Hence, the death toll is higher, officials said. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:Read Less

THE TIMES OF INDIA | Oct 24, 2021, 02:57:09 IST
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Coronavirus in India live updates:  Tamil Nadu allows 100% occupancy in cinemas
02:57 (IST) Oct 24

Ramp up vaccine campaign with district-wise plan, states told

The Centre advised states and UTs to draw district wise plan and generate district wise list of beneficiaries to ramp up pace of Covid vaccination as well as the coverage of second dose of the jabs.

02:39 (IST) Oct 24

‘More contagious mutant present in low numbers’

: A new mutated form of the Covid-causing coronavirus (AY.4.2) that has caused panic in Europe, as it is presumably more contagious than Delta, is present in India “in very low numbers”, said scientists of the INSACOG network monitoring genomic variations in SARS-CoV-2.

01:11 (IST) Oct 24

Britain reports highest weekly Covid-19 cases since July

Britain recorded the highest number of new cases of Covid-19 since July over the past week, government figures showed on Saturday, a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson played down the prospect of a return to lockdown.

23:52 (IST) Oct 23

Covid situation in Bengal deteriorates as 974 new cases, 12 fresh fatalities recorded

The Covid-19 situation in West Bengal deteriorated as 974 more people tested positive for the infection on Saturday, 128 more than the previous day, a health bulletin said. West Bengal had registered 846 Covid-19 cases on Friday. Fresh cases surged for the fourth consecutive day after the state recently celebrated the mega event of Durga Puja.

23:18 (IST) Oct 23

Kerala logs 8,909 new cases, 65 deaths in last 24 hrs

22:50 (IST) Oct 23

Health ministry issues advisory for festive season

22:48 (IST) Oct 23

UK records another 44,985 new coronavirus cases

21:15 (IST) Oct 23

Over 102 crore Covid vaccine doses administered so far: Govt

Over 102 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have so far been administered in the country, including more than 70 lakh doses administered on Saturday, the Union health ministry said. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports by late night, it added.

21:08 (IST) Oct 23

Tamil Nadu announces more relaxations

Tamil Nadu allows 100 per cent occupancy in film theatres, schools for Class one to eight on 'rotational' basis from November 1, lifting of time restrictions on functioning of shops among others, as part of new set of relaxations announced by govt

20:22 (IST) Oct 23

Centre asks states and UTs to increase 2nd dose coverage

19:56 (IST) Oct 23

Gujarat in 24 hours vaccinated 72,028 persons for the first dose and 2.28 lakh for the second

19:26 (IST) Oct 23

Manufacturers laud PM Modi's vision in India's vaccine mission

19:02 (IST) Oct 23

PM went out of his way to make the regulatory people move fast on Covid vaccines

Cyrus Poonawala, MD, Serum Institute

18:57 (IST) Oct 23

We thank PM Modi for his encouragement in vaccine research and innovation

Pankaj Patel. chairman, Zydus

18:54 (IST) Oct 23

Discussed with PM capacity enhancing, taking vaccine industry forward to prepare for future pandemics

Adar Poonawala, CEO, Serum Institute

18:49 (IST) Oct 23

MNS chief Raj Thackeray, mother test positive for Covid-19

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray and his mother Kunda Thackeray tested positive for coronavirus infection on Saturday, a civic official said here. Both have mild symptoms, said the official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), adding that they were asked to isolate at their residence in Dadar area.

18:47 (IST) Oct 23

So far, all adult population in nine states and UTs have received at least one dose of the Covid vaccine

These are -- Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Lakshadweep, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

18:40 (IST) Oct 23

75 children among 441 new cases in Odisha

At least 441 more people, including 75 children, tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, taking the tally in the state to 10,37,964, while four fresh fatalities pushed the coronavirus death toll to 8,305, a health department official said on Saturday. The daily rate of infection among people below 18 years of age now stands at 17 per cent as against 18.41 per cent on the previous day, he said. The positivity ratio among the residents in the age group was 15.64 per cent on Thursday and 12.70 per cent on Wednesday.

17:34 (IST) Oct 23

PM Modi discussed various issues including furthering the vaccine research, sources said

17:34 (IST) Oct 23

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya and MoS health Bharati Pravin Pawar were also present in the meeting

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