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PM Modi to chair high-level meeting with CMs of 7 COVID-19 high-burden states
PM Modi to chair high-level meeting with CMs of 7 COVID-19 high-burden states

The seven high burden zones are Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab

India records highest ever single day COVID-19 recoveries, over 1 lakh patients recover in last 1 day
India records highest ever single day COVID-19 recoveries, over 1 lakh patients recover in last 1 day

In the past 24 hours, the laboratories across India tested around 9,33,185 samples for COVID-19

India reports over 90,000 recoveries for 3rd consecutive day, recovery rate crosses 80%
India reports over 90,000 recoveries for 3rd consecutive day, recovery rate crosses 80%

India tops the global figure of total recoveries and accounts for more than 19% of the world total

India records over 94,000 recoveries for the second consecutive day
India records over 94,000 recoveries for the second consecutive day

India tested around 12,06,806 samples in the past 24 hours taking the total number of tests to 6,36,61,060

At 87,472, highest number of COVID-19 recoveries recorded in last 24 hours
At 87,472, highest number of COVID-19 recoveries recorded in last 24 hours

India’s COVID-19 recovery rate now stands at 78.86%, reflecting that the number of patients getting cured is on a steady rise

Covid-19 vaccine: Russia ties up with Indian pharma major for large-scale trials
Covid-19 vaccine: Russia ties up with Indian pharma major for large-scale trials

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is in talks with Indian company for large scale human trials of SputnikV vaccine

Three COVID-19 vaccines at clinical trial stage, two have completed phase 1 trial in India: ICMR DG
Three COVID-19 vaccines at clinical trial stage, two have completed phase 1 trial in India: ICMR DG

Serum Institute of India (SII) has completed phase II-B3 trials and will start phase-III trial after clearances

India reports highest single day recoveries, crosses 50 lakh mark of total COVID-19 cases
India reports highest single day recoveries, crosses 50 lakh mark of total COVID-19 cases

India reported 90,123 fresh infections and 1290 fresh deaths in the past one day

COVID-19 Update: Indian govt takes several measures to curb fatalities among doctors
COVID-19 Update: Indian govt takes several measures to curb fatalities among doctors

Around 155 health workers have been reported to have lost their lives to COVID-19 till September 11, suggests official data

Coronavirus tests in Delhi highest in the world, says CM Arvind Kejriwal
Coronavirus tests in Delhi highest in the world, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

Approximately 60,000 were being conducted daily in Delhi for Covid-19 detection, according to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

COVID-19 Update: India’s recovery rate touches all time high of 78 per cent
COVID-19 Update: India’s recovery rate touches all time high of 78 per cent

In the past 24 hours, 9,78,500 samples were tested for COVID-19

COVID-19 update: India reports 78,399 recoveries, conducts over 1 million tests in 24 hours
COVID-19 update: India reports 78,399 recoveries, conducts over 1 million tests in 24 hours

Around 94,372 new cases and 1,114 new deaths were also reported in the past 24 hours

Hyderabad has the capacity to produce a third of the world’s COVID-19 vaccine supply
Hyderabad has the capacity to produce a third of the world’s COVID-19 vaccine supply

All Hyderabad vaccine companies are robust in manufacturing technology and have the capacity to manufacture millions of doses

Health Ministry, ICMR ask States to retest rapid test negative cases through RT-PCR
Health Ministry, ICMR ask States to retest rapid test negative cases through RT-PCR

The ministry has also advised the states to establish a monitoring mechanism in all the districts to follow up such cases

COVID-19 Update: Five states account for over 60% of fresh cases in past 24 hours
COVID-19 Update: Five states account for over 60% of fresh cases in past 24 hours

India has reported its highest ever single-day jump in fresh coronavirus cases

COVID-19: India reports highest single day recoveries, number of tests also goes up
COVID-19: India reports highest single day recoveries, number of tests also goes up

India has carried out 5,18,04,677 tests so far, out of which 11,54,549 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours

Disinformation

On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting

An article in the publication ignores crucial information that is readily available in the public domain

BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread

Indian officials say they will not hide facts from the public when the country reaches the community transmission stage.

Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts

The article cites instances without going into requisite detail and ends up being a misleading narrative

Videos

Covid-19 Vaccine: Countries need to come together and pool resources, says WHO
Covid-19 Vaccine: Countries need to come together and pool resources, says WHO

The World Health Organisation’s Covax facility will try to ensure equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines

India fights Covid-19: Over 36 million tests conducted in the country so far
India fights Covid-19: Over 36 million tests conducted in the country so far

The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients currently stands at 75.9 percent

Infographics

India scales new heights in single-day Covid-19 recoveries
India scales new heights in single-day Covid-19 recoveries

By adopting focussed strategy and measures, India has been continuously reporting high number of recoveries

India ramps up COVID-19 testing, 11.7 lakh temples tested in last 24 hours
India ramps up COVID-19 testing, 11.7 lakh temples tested in last 24 hours

Despite the high testing levels, the Daily Positivity Rate has been below 7.5 per cent for the past several days