Coronavirus News Highlights: Rajasthan on Monday recorded 5,771 fresh COVID-19 cases
Coronavirus News Highlights: India added 1,52,879 fresh coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, setting yet another one-day record as the country’s tally crossed 1.33 crore cases. India’s COVID-19 death toll reached 1.69 lakh on April 11 with 839 more deaths being added in the last 24 hours.
Coronavirus News Highlights: Today is the 384th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. India hit a new coronavirus infection record with 1,68,912new cases, the highest single-day rise so far, taking the total tally of cases to 1,35,27,717, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The national COVID-19 recovery
rate has fallen below 90 per cent. The active cases have surpassed the 12-lakh mark, while the death toll increased to 1,70,179 with 904 daily new fatalities, the highest since October 18, the data updated at 8 am showed. Registering a steady increase for the 33rd day in row, the active cases have increased to 12,01,009 comprising 8.88 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate has further dropped to 89.86 per cent. The active caseload was at its lowest at 1, 35,926 on February 12 and it was at its highest at 10,17,754 on September 18, 2020. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,21,56,529, while the case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.26 per cent, the data stated. India's regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for two vaccines -- Covishield and Covaxin. All persons above the age of 45 are eligible to get vaccinated. Globally, more than 13.14 crore people have been infected by the novel coronavirus and 29.93 lakh have died so far.
Healthcare workers wait to receive COVID-19 vaccine at Mathalput Community Health Centre in Koraput district of Odisha. (Representative image: Reuters)
April 12, 2021 / 10:20 PM IST
Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates |Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan writes to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan requesting to provide 50 lakh of COVID vaccine doses immediately to Kerala
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan writes to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan requesting to provide 50 lakh of COVID vaccine doses immediately to Kerala pic.twitter.com/lKvTMSkfPO
Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | There'll be strict SOPs for upcoming festivals. Otherwise, you can see how there's a rise in COVID cases due to permission by a govt for Haridwar Kumbh. They're the same people who defamed Tablighi Jamaat & accused them of spreading the disease, says Maharashtra's Minister Aslam Shaikh. (ANI)
April 12, 2021 / 08:43 PM IST
Coronavirus in Italy LIVE Updates | Protesters scuffled with police for a second week running on Monday as frustrated restaurant and small business owners demonstrated against continued coronavirus restrictions that are pounding the economy. Around 200 people from all over Italy tried to reach Prime Minister Mario Draghi's office, but were held back by lines of police in full riot gear. (Reuters)
April 12, 2021 / 08:39 PM IST
Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Amid a rise in coronavirus cases and clamour for Remdesivir, a key medicine in the treatment of and clamour for Remdesivir, a key medicine in the treatment of the infection, a batch of 6,000 vials of the drug arrived in Pune on Monday for distribution in hospitals, said district collector Rajesh Deshmukh.
April 12, 2021 / 08:29 PM IST
Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | The Delhi government on Monday declared 14 private hospitals in the city as "full COVID-19" hospitals and directed them not to admit any non-COVID patients till further orders. Nineteen private hospitals have been directed to reserve at least 80 per cent of their ICU beds for coronavirus-related treatment. (PTI)
April 12, 2021 / 08:22 PM IST
Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Nagaland's COVID-19 tally rose to 12,416 as 11 more people tested positive for the virus on April 12, the health minister S Pangnyu Phom said. The new COVID-19 cases were reported from Dimapur, Mokokchung and Kohima districts.
April 12, 2021 / 08:19 PM IST
Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Mumbai as well as Maharashtra, 5,300 new beds, 3 new facilities to be brought in, says Aslam Shaikh, Maharashtra Minister. (via ANI)
Due to rising #COVID19 cases in Mumbai as well as Maharashtra, 5,300 new beds, 3 new facilities to be brought in. 70% of beds will have oxygen support while remaining to have ICU & ventilator. For upcoming festivals, strict SOPs to be followed: Aslam Shaikh, Maharashtra Minister pic.twitter.com/gbMBup3Dqs
Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Rajasthan on Monday recorded 5,771 fresh COVID-19 cases that took the state's total tally to 3,69,564, while 25 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 2,951, according to an official report. Jaipur reported the highest number of fresh cases at 961, followed by 709 in Udaipur, 683 in Kota and 628 in Jodhpur, the report stated. (PTI)
April 12, 2021 / 08:01 PM IST
Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | Delhi reports 11,491 cases and 72 deaths in last 24 hours