India on Monday reported 32,937 daily new Covid cases in last 24 hours. Meanwhile, the country recorded its lowest tally of weekly Covid-19 cases in five months since mid-March, with less than 2.6 lakh infections reported in August 9-15, a drop of 6.7% from the previous week.
- In the view of the anticipated third wave, the Karnataka government’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) recommends the formation of district-level Covid-19 Technical Expert Committees (TEC) for providing technical guidance to the district administrations, reports ANI
Centre will provide every possible assistance to Kerala to tackle the Covid-19. We’re increasing the quota of vaccines for all states day by day. In the coming days, Kerala govt will be given more vaccine doses.
- Assam reports 758 fresh Covid cases, 1,014 discharges, and 10 deaths in the last 24 hours
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya to visit Assam tomorrow to review the Covid-19 situation in North-Eastern states & also to review construction works at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Changsari
- Pfizer & BioNTech announce the submission of initial data to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine, reports ANI
West Bengal government allows opening of museums including ASI protected monuments and entertainment parks with not more than 50% of capacity at a time and compliance of Covid appropriate behaviour and protocols from August 17, reports ANI
- Delhi records 27 fresh Covid cases and 73 discharges in the last 24 hours, reports ANI