Coronavirus India Information Reside Updates: The variety of new infections dipped under 40,000 for the primary time since March 31 when 39,544 instances had been recorded
Coronavirus Newest Information LIVE Updates: The variety of new infections dipped under 40,000 for the primary time since March 31 when 39,544 instances had been recorded
The Kerala authorities on Friday introduced that it’s going to invoke the Kerala Important Articles Management Act, 1986 to manage costs of articles required for treating COVID-19 .
Earlier on Friday, the LDF authorities prolonged the lockdown within the state until 23 Might. “Triple lockdown in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Malappuram. Free meals kits in June too. Rs 823.23 crore can be distributed as Welfare Pensions in Might. Monetary help of Rs 1,000 for all members of Welfare Boards,” Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tweeted.
The Ghazipur administration on Friday capped the value of firewood at Rs 650 per quintal and mentioned that the ‘dom raja’ won’t take greater than Rs 500 for cremating a physique.
“We’re establishing a management room at every crematorium the place police personnel and lekhpal can be stationed,” Ghazipur DM MP Singh was quoted as saying by ANI.
“If any individual is unable to bear bills of cremation (of the physique of their relative/member of the family) and goes to any crematorium, we are going to present them with Rs 5000 instantly and bear all bills of cremation,” he added. The announcement comes days after at the very least 150 our bodies have been reportedly fished out of the Ganga in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday introduced the extension of the lockdown in Kerala until 23 Might.
“The positivity fee stays excessive, so the state authorities has determined to increase the current full lockdown in Kerala until 23 Might,” he mentioned.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday introduced that the state authorities will present free medical remedy to all media individuals, whether or not they’re accredited or not, and their members of the family, if they’re contaminated with coronavirus .
Earlier this week, Chouhan had additionally declared accredited journalists as frontline staff (Corona warriors). “We now have seen that whereas performing their duties and within the strategy of disseminating information, many journalists bought contaminated with COVID-19 and a few of them even sadly died,” the chief minister mentioned in a media assertion.
“At the moment, we now have determined that every one journalists and media individuals, whether or not they’re accredited on non-accredited, working in print, digital and digital media, and their members of the family if discovered contaminated with COVID-19 , then the Madhya Pradesh authorities will handle their remedy and won’t depart them on their very own,” Chouhan mentioned.
Greater than 7,000 foreigners, together with some 2,000 Indians, are set to be evacuated quickly after Nepal has permitted particular flights to evacuate stranded vacationers. The international nationals bought caught within the Himalayan nation after it suspended all worldwide flights to test its worst COVID-19 surge amid acute shortages of medical amenities.
The Telangana Police informed ANI that they’re solely permitting sufferers who’ve permission and mattress affirmation from any hospital in Telangana. An authorisation go from Director of Well being Covid management centre can be obligatory to cross over to Telangana
Arvind Kejriwal mentioned the Delhi authorities will prolong monetary assist to households which have misplaced their incomes members to COVID-19 and in addition bear the price of training and upbringing of youngsters orphaned by the pandemic.
Dr Reddy’s Laboratories administered the primary dose of Sputnik V vaccine in Hyderabad, the corporate mentioned it a press release. The corporate mentioned that imported doses of Sputnik V vaccine are presently priced at Rs 948 plus 5 % GST per dose.
Yesterday Delhi reported 10,489 optimistic instances and the positivity fee was 14.24%. The very best positivity fee was 36% in Delhi so now it’s lower than half of it, mentioned the well being minister.
America’s high infectious illness skilled Dr Anthony Fauci mentioned rising the hole between Covishield doses is unlikely to influence the vaccine’s efficacy, a day after the federal government elevated the hole between SII-produced vaccine’s doses to 12-16 weeks.
With 3,43,144 individuals testing optimistic for coronavirus in a day, India’s COVID-19 tally of instances climbed to 2,40,46,809, whereas the demise toll rose to 2,62,317 with 4,000 each day fatalities.
The cumulative variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation inched nearer to 18 crore, the Union well being ministry mentioned on Thursday.
It mentioned 4,37,192 beneficiaries within the age group of 18-44 years acquired their first dose of COVID vaccine on Thursday and cumulatively 39,14,688 throughout 32 states and union territories because the begin of the third part of the vaccination drive.
“The cumulative variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation stands at 17,91,77,029 as per the 8 pm provisional report,” the ministry mentioned.
The overall of 17,91,77,029 embrace 96,16,697 healthcare staff (HCWs) who’ve taken the primary dose and 66,02,553 HCWs who’ve taken the second dose, 1,43,14,563 frontline staff (FLWs) who’ve acquired the primary dose and 81,12,476 FLWs who’ve taken the second dose and 39,14,688 people within the 18-44 years of age group have taken the primary dose.
Moreover, 5,65,82,401 and 85,14,552 beneficiaries over 45 to 60 years previous have been administered the primary and second dose, respectively, whereas 5,42,32,598 and 1,72,86,501 beneficiaries above 60 years have taken the primary and second dose.
As on day-118 of the vaccination drive (13 Might), whole 19,75,176 vaccine doses got.
A complete of 10,10,856 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for the primary dose and 9,64,320 beneficiaries acquired the second dose of vaccine as per the provisional report until 8 pm, the ministry mentioned, including that closing studies can be accomplished for the day by late evening.
The vaccination train as a instrument to guard essentially the most weak inhabitants teams within the nation from COVID-19 continues to be repeatedly reviewed and monitored on the highest stage, the ministry mentioned.