Delhi on Sunday reported 9,197 fresh COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths, while the positivity rate dropped to 13.32 per cent, according to data shared by the health department. The health bulletin showed 69,022 Covid tests were conducted in the capital the previous day. The number of daily cases in Delhi has been declining after touching the record high of 28,867 on January 13.
In other Covid-19 updates:
- India reported 3,33,533 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, 4,171 less than yesterday
- 525 Covid-related deaths and 2,59,168 recoveries were confirmed in the last 24 hours
- India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 161.92 crore
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Assam reports 2,277 fresh COVID19 infections and 13 deaths today
Today’s test positivity rate is at 12.57% and recovery rate stands at 92.57%
COVID19 | Gujarat reported 16,617 new cases and 19 deaths in the last 24 hours
- Active cases over 1,34,000
- Total cases: 10,62,555
- Total discharged: 9,17,469
- Active cases: 1,34,837
- Death toll: 10,249
Punjab Assembly elections | Surveillance teams have seized 6.60 lakh litres of liquor worth Rs 2 cr today
Enforcement teams have also recovered psychotropic substances worth 44.49 cr besides confiscating unaccounted cash of Rs 16 lakhs: Office of Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab
COVID19 | Bihar reported 2,768 new cases & 2 deaths on 22nd January
Active cases in the State stand at 17,848
Jammu and Kashmir reports 6,253 new cases
- 1,754 in Jammu and 4,499 in Kashmir and 7 deaths today
- The total number of active cases in the UT is 42,866
COVID19 | Himachal Pradesh reports 755 new cases 1,227 recoveries and 2 deaths in the last 24 hours
Active cases stand at 16,821
Assam Government will confer the highest civilian award of the state, ‘Asom Baibhav’ to industrialist Ratan Tata on January 24 in Guwahati
Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma will present at the ceremony.
Karnataka reports 50,210 new COVID19 cases and 19 deaths in the last 24 hours
- Active cases at 3,57,796
- Positivity rate at 22.77%
Netaji used to say “Never lose faith in the dream of independent India, there is no power in the world that can shake India.” Today we have a goal to fulfill the dreams of an independent India. We’ve a target to build a new India before 100th year of independence, 2047
– Narendra Modi
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose refused to bow before the British. Soon the hologram statue will be replaced by a grand granite statue. Netaji’s statue will inspire democratic values and future generations
– PM Narendra Modi
COVID19 | Andhra Pradesh reports 14,440 new COVID19 cases, 3,969 recoveries and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours
PM Modi unveils hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate on his 125th birth anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate on his 125th birth anniversary
PM Modi confers the Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskars, for the years 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi confers the Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskars, for the years 2019, 2020,… https://t.co/JvdhzAXDco
— ANI (@ANI) 1642943431000
Omicron now in 171 countries, will soon replace Delta globally: WHO
Gutkha worth over Rs 1.5 crore seized during a raid at a godown in Maharashtra’s Washim: Police
COVID19 | Uttarakhand reports 3,727 new cases, 5 death, and 1,270 recoveries today
Active cases at 31,310
Meghalaya reports 318 fresh COVID-19 cases, 1 new death
The Omicron variant of COVID19 will hang around for a while but then it will die down. Delta variant is on its way out, its unlikely that Delta will survive in the all run
– Dr Rajeev Jayadevan, who is advising Covid task force at IMA Kochi, Kerala
Delhi reports 9,197 new COVID19 cases, 13,510 recoveries and 34 deaths in the last 24 hours
- Active cases 54,246
- Positivity rate 13.32%
I welcome ULFA(I)’s decision not to call bandh on R-Day, such confidence-building measures may lead to formal talks in future
– Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma
You cannot proclaim love for Netaji by setting up a statue. What have you done to solve the mystery behind his disappearance? This government at the Centre had promised to solve all mysteries after coming to power, but it failed
– West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
PM Narendra Modi to unveil the hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate today at around 6 pm
He will also confer the Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskars, for the years 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 in the investiture ceremony: PMO
COVID19 | A total of 875 people tested positive for the virus in the Parliament House complex so far
271 people in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat tested positive for the virus so far.
Cameroon government says 16 killed in ‘accidental’ nightclub fire
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu tests Covid positive
Omicron has gone into a stage where it’s more into community spread than only by travelers from abroad, given the rise in COVID cases…but it’s unlike Delta. People recover early in the case of Omicron
– Dr. Vivek Nangia, Principal Director, Pulmonology, Max Hospital
Filmmaker Selvaraghavan tests positive for COVID-19
Filmmaker Selvaraghavan on Sunday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and asked those who came in contact with him to get checked for the virus.
Nadal reaches Australian Open quarterfinals for 14th time
Talks begin in Oslo between Taliban and Afghan civil society members: Norway
PV Sindhu wins Syed Modi International tournament, defeats Malvika Bansod with 21-13, 21-16 in the final
Counter Drone technology is being used for air space security and over 27,000 police personnel, including 65 companies of Central Armed Police Forces, have been deployed for security arrangements during the Republic Day celebration
– Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana
Ahead of the Republic Day parade, DRDO releases a video
#WATCH | Ahead of the Republic Day parade, DRDO releases a video showcasing the technologies developed by the organ… https://t.co/vVRh8jNDAb
— ANI (@ANI) 1642931451000
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a door to door election campaign in the Mohan Nagar area of Ghaziabad, this afternoon
We are bringing Planning Commission in Bengal, even if it has been abolished by Delhi (Centre): West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at an event commemorating Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th birth anniversary, in Kolkata
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi alleges over four crore people have been pushed into poverty in country and there has been development of only “Hamare Do”
Four crore people pushed into poverty in country: Rahul Gandhi
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged that over four crore people have been pushed into poverty in the country and that there has been development of only “Hamare Do”.
Anil Agarwal to set up $10 billion fund to hunt for govt assets
Vedanta Resources’ plan to set up a $10 billion fund to acquire state-owned firms has attracted interest from sovereign wealth funds and the corpus will be floated once the government invites price for firms such as BPCL or SCI, its chairman said.
Rizwan named ICC T20 Cricketer of the Year
Pakistan wicketkeeper batter Mohammad Rizwan was on Sunday named ICC Men’s T20 Player of the Year following a prolific 2021. The opener ruled the roost in 2021 when it came to the shortest format of the game.
Companies eye Indian expats for niche tech roles
Several top Indian companies in areas such as manufacturing, industrial, metals and mining, automotive, among others, are looking to hire returning Indians or expats mostly from the US and Europe to meet their needs for technical expertise amid rapid digitisation of businesses, focus on new growth areas and shortage of specialised tech talent in India.
IND vs SA: India win toss, elect to bowl first in the final ODI
South Africa has taken an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the three-match series.
Ex-Japan PM Shinzo Abe given Netaji Award 2022
Former Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was conferred with the Netaji Award 2022 by Netaji Research Bureau on Sunday.
India’s R-value further reduces, COVID-19 peak likely in next 14 days: IIT analysis
India’s R-value which indicates the rate of spread of coronavirus has further reduced to 1.57 in the week from January 14-21 and the national peak of the third wave of the infection is expected to come in the next fortnight, according to a preliminary analysis by IIT Madras.
‘Congress’ situation miserable in UP, says Mayawati
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday said Congress’ is so miserable it “changed” its Chief Minister face for Uttar Pradesh polls within hours of announcement.
Omicron in community transmission stage in India, dominant in multiple metros: INSACOG
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is in the community transmission stage in India and has become dominant in multiple metros where new cases have been rising exponentially, the INSACOG has said in its latest bulletin.
With elections nearing, Central agencies are also becoming active. BJP can send all agencies. Not only, Satyendra Jain, but they can also send them to me, Manish Sisodia, Bhagwant Mann. We will welcome them with a smile.
– Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Scuffle breaks out between TMC, BJP supporters
#WATCH | Scuffle broke out between TMC and BJP supporters during an event on the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji… https://t.co/egpA34St3d
— ANI (@ANI) 1642921387000
Our sources have apprised us that in the coming days ED will arrest Satyendar Jain. Raids by the Centre have been done twice against him but in vain.
– Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Omicron in community transmission stage in India, dominant strain in cities, says centre
Lamborghini expects India to rank higher in its top 10 markets in APAC region
Italian super luxury carmaker Automobili Lamborghini is bullish on India to rank higher in its top 10 markets in the Asia Pacific region going forward, buoyed by strong consistent performance over the years, according to a senior company official.
COVID-19: Assam comes up with new SOP as cases surge
With surge in COVID-19 cases Assam has come up with new SOP which banned all cultural programmes, award functions and participation of school children for the Republic Day celebrations.
Mann Ki Baat at 11.30 am next Sunday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address this month will be broadcast from 11.30 am instead of usual 11 am after observing the remembrances to Mahatma Gandhi, the PMO said on Sunday.
Would target $300 billion services exports in 2022-23: SEPC
SEPC looks to set an export target of $300 billion for 2022-23 as it expects resumption of regular international travels and other business activities in the coming time, its chairman Sunil H Talati has said. He said that by the end of this fiscal, services exports would reach $240 billion.
The Chinese Army has communicated to us that they have found a missing boy from Arunachal Pradesh and the due procedure is being followed.
– PRO Defence, Tezpur Lt Col Harshvardhan Pandey
Manipur polls: Former CM Okram Ibobi Singh and 11 sitting MLAs on Congress’ list of 40 candidates declared on Saturday
PM offers tribute to Netaji on 125th birth anniversary
Delhi | Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers tribute to Netaji #SubhasChandraBose on his 125th birth anniversary in… https://t.co/OA4NjqcF0Z
— ANI (@ANI) 1642916808000
Assocham requests govt to remove custom duty on copper concentrate
Industry body Assocham has urged the government to reduce the customs duty on copper concentrate from the present 2.5 per cent to zero to provide a level-playing field and help industry compete with imports of value-added copper products from free trade agreement (FTA) countries under nil duty.
Third wave has likely peaked in 4 of the 8 biggest cities
The third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic appears to have peaked in the four largest cities of the country, with the seven-day average of cases showing a clear decline in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai.