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Telangana reports 221 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours
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Telangana reports 221 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

A total of 221 new COVID-19 cases, 431 discharges, and 2 deaths were reported in Telangana on Friday. The cumulative count of COVID cases in the state has now reached 2,93,056 reported the health department of the state. The total count includes 2,87,899 discharges and 1,588 deaths. The number of active cases currently stands at 3,569. The recovery rate of Telangana stands at 98.24% while that of the country is 96.8%. As many as 14,256 new COVID-19 cases, 17,130 discharges, and 152 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours in the country, according to the Union Health Ministry. With the addition of fresh cases, the cumulative caseload has climbed to 1,06,39,684 including 1,85,662 active cases. The overall recoveries have reached 10,300,838, while the death toll has mounted to 1,53...
Uttarakhand kick-starts Covid-19 vaccine roll-out across state
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Uttarakhand kick-starts Covid-19 vaccine roll-out across state

As the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive has kicked off across India, the Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday started the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out in the state from Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) in Dehradun. Appreciating the health care workers in the state, the Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat said, "I bow in front of the health care workers who worked for six to eight hours a day wearing PPE-kits during the ongoing pandemic." "Everyone in the state will be healthy. We just need to be patient," he said adding that they should keep following the standard operating procedure (SoPs) of COVID-19. Speaking to ANI Rawat said people should trust the scientist for developing the vaccine. A nodal officer of GDMC, Dr Anurag Agarwal who got vaccinat...