Coronavirus India News Highlights, Covid-19 Cases in India State-Wise Highlights: Prime Ministerwill meet experts at 9:30 am today (Sunday) to review oxygen and medicine availability. According to sources, Prime Minister Modi is expected to review the human resource situation about the Covid-19 pandemic and ways to augment it. As many as 12 Covid-19 patients, including a senior doctor, died yesterday in a hospital in Delhi due to a shortage of .
in the last 24 hours, as per data from the Union Health Ministry. As many as 3,689 people died related complications, while 3,07,865 patients have been cured/discharged from hospitals. On Saturday, India achieved the grim milestone of for the first time (the highest single-day surge globally). According to Union Health Ministry’s data, , taking the total number of cases to 1,91,64,969 on Saturday. The active Covid-19 caseload also increased to over 32 lahks. for the past ten days. Several states/UTs have been reporting their peaks, much more than those , regarding single-day coronavirus cases as the second wave continues its spike.
Meanwhile,infections. Under this phase, all above 18 are eligible to . According to the Union Health Ministry, 86,023 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years received their first dose of the on May 1. It said the cumulative number of doses administered in the country has crossed 15.68 crores.
An official order said that to limit the spread of Coronavirus infections, the Odisha government declared a 14-day lockdown in the. Barring weekends, essential commodities would be available on all other days during the two-week-long lockdown, the order issued by Chief Secretary S C Mohapatra said. “There shall be lockdown throughout the state with effect from May 5, 2021 (Wednesday) till 5 am of May 19, 2021 (Wednesday),” the order stated. in the city for one more week.
Kerala is under lockdown. There are severe restrictions in states like Karnataka and Punjab, Chhattisgarh,, and Odisha. As the Covid-19 deepened further, Union and state governments announced new measures, guidelines, and restrictions. Here’s FE covering every development – virus, vaccine, Covid-19 approaches, curbs, lockdown, etc.— all you need to know. We will also keep an eye on global happenings as well. Follow our live blog and get instant, verified updates on the