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Assam no longer under Covid threat: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

For the first time in two years, no Covid-19 cases were reported from Assam on Thursday and Friday. A total of 1,458 tests were conducted in the state on Friday out of which no positive case of the infection was reported. The state’s latest recovery rate is 98.89 per cent. State Health Department officials have […]

3 months ago
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Assam: Night curfew & other Covid restrictions to be lifted from Feb 15

With the significant dip in Covid-19 cases in Assam, the state government has decided to lift the night curfew and all the Covid-induced restrictions from February 15 onwards.  The announcements were made by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at a press conference held at Janata Bhawan, Dispur this afternoon. Although the government decided to lift […]

5 months ago
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NeoCov Alert: Wuhan scientists warn of new type of Coronavirus with high death, infection rate

Scientists from Wuhan have warned of a new type of coronavirus ‘NeoCov’ circulating in South Africa. It is said to have a high death and transmission rate, according to a report by the Russian news agency Sputnik. The NewCov variant discovered in South Africa is said to be related to the respiratory syndrome MERS-COV. The […]

5 months ago
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Assam’s active Covid tally at 41,118 with nearly 8000 cases in last 24 hours

Assam’s Covid-19 tally has taken a massive spike with nearly 8000 cases being reported in the last 24 hours. In the latest numbers, a total of 7,929 fresh cases of infection have been reported from the state which pushed the total tally to 6,78,057. The state’s active caseload stands at a total of 41,118. Also […]

5 months ago
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Covid induced night curfew timing extended in Tripura

In view of the surge in Covid-19 cases, the Tripura government has extended the duration of the night curfew by an hour with effect from Thursday. The curfew timings in the state have now been revised as 8 pm to 5 am till January 31. Earlier the night curfew timing was from 9 pm to […]

5 months ago
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Schools for classes 1-12 to reopen in Maharashtra beginning next week

Maharashtra will reopen schools for classes 1-12 abiding by Covid-19 protocols on January 24, said Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said today. As per reports, State Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has agreed to the proposal. It may be mentioned that schools in Maharashtra announced the closure of schools earlier this month amid the rising […]

5 months ago
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India completes #1YearOfVaccineDrive against Covid-19

India today completed its #1YearOfVaccineDrive against the highly contagious Coronavirus infection by administering more than 156 crore vaccine doses as part of the national vaccination campaign. Since the country’s vaccination drive began, 90% of the eligible population has received their first dose, with 60% receiving their second dose and 42 lakh has received ‘precautionary doses’ […]

5 months ago
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Assam’s active covid tally stands at 17,777 with 3,390 fresh cases in 24 hours

Assam is witnessing a further spike in Covid-19 cases. A total of 3,390 fresh cases have been detected in the state in the last 24 hours bringing the tally to 6,44,026. The new cases were reported from the 34,355 samples tested during the period.  With 919 new cases, Kamrup (M) topped the list, followed by Jorhat […]

5 months ago
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Sikkim reports 369 fresh Covid cases, 2 fatalities in last 24 hours

Sikkim reported 369 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours bringing the tally to 34,399. The new cases were reported from the 1656 samples tested during the period. The state currently has 1,726 active cases of Coronavirus. On the other hand, the death toll from the virus in Sikkim now stands at 413 […]

5 months ago
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Assam: Festivals cancelled due to Covid surge

Assam continues to witness a rising trend in terms of Covid-19 cases that has led to the cancellation of some popular festivals in the state. The occasion of Magh Bihu sees several local traditional festivals in different parts of the state. However, this year due to the prevailing Covid scenario, many of these festivals have […]

5 months ago