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The Government of India (GoI) has urged the Maharashtra state government to bring down its positivity rate and focus on containment strategies. The letter sent to the Maharashtra Chief Secretary was based on the assessment of the GoI team, Livemint reported. In a letter to the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government, the Indian Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has said the state is “in the beginning of a second wave of Covid-19 pandemic”. Amid concern of rising…

Uttar Pradesh: As India continues to witness cases of adverse effects following COVID vaccination with majority complaining fever, headache and nausea, a 46-year-old ward boy from a district hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad died within 24 hours after receiving the vaccine shot. The ward boy, identified as Mahipal Singh, reportedly complained of breathlessness and unease in the chest after receiving a dose of Covishield, the COVID vaccine developed by Serum Institute of India. “He (ward…

New Delhi: As India is going to start its COVID vaccination drive on January 16, the country’s Health and Family Welfare Ministry has said that drive against the deadly virus could take a year or more. “There are five key principles for this entire exercise which will last maybe beyond one year,” India’s Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said during the weekly briefing on COVID updates on Tuesday. According to a report by Hindustan Times, the…

New Delhi: India has recorded four fresh cases of new Coronavirus mutant strain first reported in the United Kingdom in September, taking the total number of cases to 29, Health Ministry of India said. The updated tally includes 25 people who were found positive for the new virus strain during the last three days. Of the total cases of new mutant Coronavirus strain, 10 are from New Delhi. https://twitter.com/MoHFW_INDIA/status/1344946521884692480?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1344946521884692480%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.livemint.com%2Fnews%2Findia%2Fnew-covid-strain-4-more-test-positive-in-india-total-cases-reach-29-says-govt-11609495436526.html “All the 29 persons are in…