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Coronavirus India News Highlights: I15.49 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in India as of May 1.

Coronavirus India News Highlights: Maharashtra reports 63,282 new COVID-19 cases, 802 deaths in 24 hours.

Coronavirus India News Highlights: India is witnessing a second wave of COVID-19 cases. The country has been reporting more than three lakh new daily infections, caused by the novel coronavirus, for several days. Over 1.91 crore COVID-19 cases have been reported in the country so far since the pandemic started in early 2020. The total death toll stood at 2.11 lakh on May 1. While
1.56 crore patients have recovered, 32.68 lakh cases remain active across the country. Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state, followed by Kerala, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. As many as 15.49 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in India as of May 1. Earlier, priority was given to healthcare and frontline workers for inoculation. Then, senior citizens and people above the age of 45 with or without comorbidities were made eligible to get vaccinated. All adults will be able to get the vaccine starting from May 1. Registration on the CoWIN application for the third phase of vaccination started on April 28. There have been 15.06 crore confirmed COVID-19 cases across the world so far. Of these, 33.06 lakh have died.
  • Coronavirus India News Highlights: I15.49 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in India as of May 1.
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  • May 02, 2021 / 11:05 PM IST

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  • May 02, 2021 / 10:52 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | SC orders Centre to rectify oxygen deficit to Delhi within 2 days


    Supreme Court orders that the Centre shall ensure that the deficit in the supply of oxygen to Delhi is rectified within two days, that is, on or before the midnight of 3 May 2021.

    Centre also asked to respond to issues related to vaccine availability and pricing by May 10.

    The Central Government shall revisit its initiatives and protocols, including on the availability of oxygen, availability and pricing of vaccines, availability of essential drugs at affordable prices and respond on all the other issues before the next date of the hearing. 

    The Central Government shall, within two weeks, formulate a national policy on admissions to hospitals which shall be followed by all State Governments.

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  • May 02, 2021 / 10:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | 125,000 vials of antiviral drug Remdesivir arrive from the US, says its embassy


    The American people stand united with India in the fight against COVID-19. Today, 125,000 vials of the antiviral drug Remdesivir arrived from the US -the 4th relief shipment- and there are more life-saving supplies on the way: US Embassy in New Delhi, India

  • May 02, 2021 / 10:26 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | Goa reports 2030 new cases, 52 deaths in past 24 hours


    Goa reports 2030 new COVID19 cases, 1225 recoveries, and 52 deaths. 
    Active cases: 24,607
    Death toll: 1274

  • May 02, 2021 / 10:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | Assam reports 2,385 new cases, 30 deaths in past 24 hours


    Assam reports 2,385 new COVID19 cases, 2,831  discharges and 30 deaths.

    Active cases: 24,551
    Death toll: 1,360

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  • May 02, 2021 / 10:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | West Bengal reports 17,515 new cases, 92 deaths in past 24 hours

    17,515 new cases, 92 deaths and 15,587 discharges recorded in West Bengal today; active cases 1,18,495

  • May 02, 2021 / 09:59 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | Haryana reports 13,322 fresh cases, 145 deaths in past 24 hours

    Haryana reports 13,322 fresh COVID-19 cases, 10,423 recoveries, and 145 deaths in the last 24 hours 

    Active cases: 1,05,270
    Total recoveries: 4,05,132
    Death toll: 4,486

  • May 02, 2021 / 09:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | Punjab reports 7,327 fresh cases, 157 deaths in past 24 hours

    Punjab reports 7,327 fresh COVID-19 cases, 5,244 discharges, and 157 deaths in the last 24 hours

    Active cases: 60,108
    Total discharges: 3,15,845
    Death toll: 9,317

  • May 02, 2021 / 09:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | District magistrates of Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar extend 'Corona Curfew' till 5 am on May 6

    District magistrates of Haridwar and Udham Singh Nagar extend 'Corona Curfew' till 5 am on May 6

  • May 02, 2021 / 09:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala writes to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, requests to exempt oxygen concentrators from GST


    Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala writes to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, requesting to exempt oxygen concentrators from GST

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  • May 02, 2021 / 09:21 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | 100 oxygen beds of Bihta's ESIC hospital starts functioning as dedicated COVID healthcare center 


    100 oxygen beds of ESIC hospital, Bihta has started functioning as Dedicated COVID Healthcare Center from Saturday. 17 patients have been admitted so far. Another 100 beds to be made functional in the next 3 days.

  • May 02, 2021 / 09:17 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Update | Journalists will be given COVID-19 vaccine on priority in Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar


    Journalists will be given COVID19 vaccine on priority in the state: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

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