Breaking News, Latest Updates Highlights of January 10
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Today we will focus on the coronavirus pandemic. The Union Health Ministry has announced that vaccination against the deadly pathogen will begin from January 16, adding that priority will be to healthcare staff and frontline workers. PM Modi will also hold a meeting with CMs and represetatives of all states and UTs on Monday to discuss coronavirus vaccination across the country.
Here are the highlights of January 10:
16:16 pm: Delhi reports 399 new COVID-19 cases, 602 recoveries and 12 deaths.
Total cases 6,30,200
Total recoveries 6,16,054
Death toll 10,678
Active cases 3468
15:53 pm: Centre has been proactively carrying activities towards preparing for nationwide roll-out of COVID vaccine. Ministry today held a video conferencing with administrators from states and UTs on CoWin software which forms backbone of last mile vaccine administration, says Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
15:52 pm: All the passengers and crew members are asymptomatic. 4 passengers have been isolated at airport premises. We are waiting for their reports, says Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar.
14:59 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses grief over the loss of lives in a plane crash in Indonesia.
"Deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate plane crash in Indonesia. India stands with Indonesia in this hour of grief," he tweeted.
14:24 pm: Just In: Security cover of Devendra Fadnavis, Leader of Opposition in state Assembly, MNS Chief Raj Thackeray and others have been reduced by Maharashtra government. While security cover of some BJP leaders including state chief Chandrakant Patil, Sudhir Mungantiwar have been removed.
14:07 pm: We've 2 large state storage facilities in Belagavi and Bengaluru and have storage facilities in all 30 districts. We're quite well prepared to handle the vaccination drive in Karnataka. We're just waiting for the guidelines and instructions of the government of India, Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar.
Delhi: Toxic foam floats on the surface of river Yamuna.— ANI (@ANI) January 10, 2021
Visuals from Kalindi Kunj area. pic.twitter.com/8RAORHqsE9
12:41 pm: PM Narendra Modi will address the valedictory function of the second National Youth Parliament Festival on 12th January 2021, via video conferencing: Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
12:41 pm: Total number infected with new strain of coronavirus from United Kingdom stands at 90; no addition in the last 24 hours: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
12:41 pm: I am going to discuss the political situation in Karnataka as well as the recent Gram Panchayat poll results with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other party leaders. I will also try to meet BJP President JP Nadda, says Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa.
12:03 pm: In Delhi, 89 sites have been finalised for the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive. Government has identified 36 government and 53 private hospitals for vaccination drive from January 16. In the first phase, only health workers will be vaccinated, says Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain.
11:43 am: Just In: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa arrives in Delhi.
11:43 am: We expect to vaccinate around 4.5 lakhs people in the first phase of vaccination in state. So far, we have trained more than 18,000 people, says Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma.
11:12 am: I am happy to announce that our government is making arrangements to facilitate the administration of COVID-19 vaccine to all the people of the state without any cost, says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
10:38 am: India's COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 96.42 per cent as on January 10, 2021, says government.
10:37 am: Total number of samples tested up to 9th January is 18,10,96,622 including 8,43,307 samples tested yesterday, says Indian Council of Medical Research.
10:15 am: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrests two accused in an on-going investigation of a case related to the alleged sale or purchase of child sexual abuse material over Instagram and other social media platforms, the agency said in a statement.
Both the arrested accused were produced before the Competent Court at Saket, New Delhi, and have been remanded to Judicial Custody up to 22 January, it added.
9:42 am: Just In: Dzukou Valley wildfire brought under control, says Kirankumar, Deputy Commissioner, Senapati district.
9:42 am: India reports 18,645 new COVID-19 cases, 19,299 discharges, and 201 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry
Total cases: 1,04,50,284
Active cases: 2,23,335
Total discharges: 1,00,75,950
Death toll: 1,50,999
9:09 am: Candidates of by-polls of Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies will be discussed with senior party leaders and will also inform about recent Gram Panchayat poll results. A plan to expand state cabinet will also be discussed, says Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa before leaving for Delhi.
8:43 am: Chilla and Ghazipur borders are closed for traffic coming from Noida and Ghaziabad to Delhi because of farmer protests. Please take an alternate route for coming to Delhi via Anand Vihar, DND, Bhopra and Loni borders, says Delhi Traffic Police
8:08 am: Indonesian rescuers have pulled out body parts, pieces of clothing and scraps of metal from the Java Sea, a day after a Boeing 737-500 with 62 people on board crashed shortly after takeoff from Jakarta, reports The Associated Press.
7:41 am: Some so-called farmers are agitating. These so-called farmers are not participating in any movement but enjoying chicken biryani and dry fruits for leisure. It is a conspiracy to spread bird flu, says Rajasthan BJP MLA Madan Dilawar.
There may be terrorists, robbers and thieves among them and they may also be enemies of farmers. All these people want to ruin the country. If government doesn't remove them from the agitation sites, then bird flu can become a big problem, he added.
7:40 am: 5 more cases of new strain of coronavirus have been detected in Meerut, taking total cases of the strain in the district to 9, says District Magistrate K Balaji.
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