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May 09, 2021 / 11:03 PM IST

Coronavirus India News Highlights: Uttarakhand govt decides to impose 'COVID Curfew' between May 11 and May 18

Coronavirus News Highlights: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 16.94 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.

Coronavirus News Highlights: India is witnessing a second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the country has recorded over 2.22 crore confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 2,42,362 deaths. A total of 1,83,17,404 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 37,36,648 active cases in the country as of date, which comprises 16.76 percent of the total caseload, the data stated. India's recovery
rate now stands at 82.15 percent. Globally, more than 15.72 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 32.78 lakh have died so far. India has begun the third phase of the vaccination drive in which everyone above 18 years of age will be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine. India's regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for three vaccines -- Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V. The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 16.94 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.
  • May 09, 2021 / 11:03 PM IST

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  • May 09, 2021 / 10:31 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Indian Navy tanker ship INS Airavat to arrive in Vishakhapatnam tomorrow from Singapore with eight 20 tonne empty cryogenic oxygen cylinders, 3150 oxygen cylinders, 500 filled oxygen cylinders, 10,000 Rapid Antigen Test kits, and 450 PPE kits: Indian Navy officials.

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  • May 09, 2021 / 09:36 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttarakhand LIVE Updates | Cabinet Minister Subodh Uniyal: Interstate travellers will now have to produce negative RT-PCR result not older than 72 hours & will have to register themselves on the Dehradun administration's portal. People of Uttarakhand coming from outside will have to undergo 7-day isolation.

  • May 09, 2021 / 09:33 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttarakhand LIVE Updates | State Cabinet Minister Subodh Uniyal: Uttarakhand government has decided to impose 'COVID Curfew' between 6 am on May 11 and 6 am on May 18 across the state to contain the spread of the disease. Essential services will be allowed during this period.

  • May 09, 2021 / 07:31 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu reports 28,897 new COVID-19 cases, 236 fatalities and 23,515 discharges in the last 24 hours. The total number of active cases stand at 1,44,547 while the death toll climbed to 15,648 in the state. 

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  • May 09, 2021 / 07:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | As many as 16,94,39,663 vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far including 20,23,532 doses administered in the last 24 hours: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (ANI)

  • May 09, 2021 / 07:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 2403 new COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths and 3375 recoveries in the last 24 hours

  • May 09, 2021 / 06:58 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Delhi Dy-CM orders inquiry after 23 COVID patients go 'missing' from Hindu Rao hospital

    Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has ordered an inquiry into the incident of 23 COVID-19 patients going "missing" from the North Delhi Municipal Corporation-run Hindu Rao Hospital, official sources said on Sunday.

    Sisodia has asked the health department to conduct an inquiry into the matter and submit a report by Monday evening, they said.

    The corporation''s mayor, Jai Prakash, had on Saturday said that at least 23 COVID-19 patients left the hospital between April 19 and May 6 without informing the medical facility.

  • May 09, 2021 / 06:57 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Odisha LIVE Updates | 25-bed COVID hospital set up in just 24 hours in Rajasthan's Barmer by modifying containers

    Amid surging COVID-19 cases, a team of over 100 people set up a 25-bed makeshift hospital in just 24 hours in a nondescript village in Rajasthan's Barmer district by modifying eight bunkhouse containers.

    Built entirely with the contribution of Bhamashahs (social workers), the facility at Sambhra village became operational Saturday after Revenue Minister Harish Chaudhary got it inaugurated by the workers who toiled hard to raise it in such a short span of time.

  • May 09, 2021 / 06:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Rajya Sabha MP and eminent sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra, who tested positive for COVID-19 last week, dies in Odisha hospital, says Official

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  • May 09, 2021 / 06:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Kerala LIVE Updates | 35,801 new COVID-19 cases, 29,318 recoveries and 68 deaths were reported in Kerala today.

    Active cases 4,23,514 

    Total recoveries 1,4,72,951 

    Death toll 5,814

  • May 09, 2021 / 06:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Only 10 persons can attend weddings, funerals in Chhattisgarh

    In view of the grim coronavirus situation, the Chhattisgarh government on Sunday said only 10 persons will be allowed to attend weddings and funerals in the state, while all kinds of religious, social, political, social and other programmes will continue to remain prohibited in the state. The General Administration Department issued the guidelines to this effect on Sunday for all divisional commissioners (revenue), Inspector General of Police (IGPs), district collectors and Superintendents of Police (SPs). At present, several districts in the state have set different limits on the number of people allowed at weddings, while some other districts have even cancelled permission for such functions during the lockdown at the local level. The new guidelines said that in order to put an effective check on the spread of the new variant of coronavirus, there will be a strict ban on the presence of more than ten people in marriage functions and funeral rituals, an official statement said. There will be a complete ban on all kinds of religious, social, political and other programmes across the state, it said. (PTI)

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