DH Web Desk,
India logged 14,146 new Covid-19 cases, 144 deaths in last 24 hours, said Union Health Ministry on October 17.
With 19,788 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the total recoveries climbed to 3,34,19,749.
Currently, India has 1,95,846 active cases of Covid-19. In the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive, 97,65,89,540 crore vaccine doses have been administered to the eligible beneficiaries.
Power men on Wednesday held protest meetings in various cities of the state, joining the countrywide stir in response to a call by the National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers (NCEEE) to oppose the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021.
They pledged to resort to a total work boycott the day the Bill is tabled in the current session of Parliament.
London: Britain recorded 131 new cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant on Wednesday, taking the total to 568, as it emerged that government ministers are in discussion about plans for tougher rules in an effort to slow the spread of the highly transmissible variant first detected in South Africa.
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