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Breaking News Highlights : Maharashtra Logs 46,723 New COVID Cases, 28,041 Recoveries

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Updated: January 12, 2022 11:50 PM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Analiza Pathak

India's Covid Tally Sees Spike Again With Over 1.9L New Infections In 24 Hrs, Omicron Cases At 4868
The development comes at a time when Madhya Pradesh reported close to 7,000 fresh cases in the last 24 hours.

Breaking News Highlights January 12, 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 11 New Government Medical Colleges across Tamil Nadu and the new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai on Wednesday. The new medical colleges are being established at an estimated cost of about Rs 4000 crore of which, around Rs 2,145 crore will come from the Union government. The districts in which the new Medical Colleges are being established are Virudhunagar, Namakkal, The Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Thiruvallur, Nagapattinam, Dindigul, Kallakurichi, Ariyalur, Ramanathapuram and Krishnagiri. According to a statement released by the PM’s Office, the establishment of these medical colleges are in line with “the PM’s constant endeavour to promote affordable medical education and improve the health infrastructure across the country”. PM Modi also inaugurated a new campus of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) in Perumbakkam via video conferencing. The new campus of CICT in Chennai is built at a cost of Rs 24 crore.

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Published Date: January 12, 2022 6:49 AM IST

Updated Date: January 12, 2022 11:50 PM IST