Coronavirus News Highlights: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 8.83 Crores today. A total of 8,83,72,277 vaccine doses have been given, as per the provisional report till 8 pm today, says Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Coronavirus News Highlights: Today is the 380th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. India on April 8 registered as many as 1,26,789 new Covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours, the highest number of daily cases ever since the pandemic began. The country's overall tally is now at 1,29,28,574, according to the data updated by the
Union Health Ministry. As many as 685 deaths were reported across the country over the past 24 hours, taking the total coronavirus death count in India to 16,68,62. While 59,258 people were discharged, the total active caseload in the country stands at 9,10,319. Around 1,18,51,393 people have recovered so far. The previous high of 1,03,844 new cases in a single day was reported on 5 April. Total Covid-19 vaccination stands at 9,01,98,673. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that a total of 25,26,77,379 samples have been tested for Covid-19, upto 7 April. Of these, 12,37,781 samples were tested on Wednesday. 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.
More than 43 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered in a span 24 hours in the country
Coronavirus LIVE Updates | The All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)has decided to briefly close down routine walk-in OPD patient registrations, including speciality clinics and all centres, with effect from April 8 to minimise the possibility of community spread of coronavirus and optimise diversion of available manpower and resources for the treatment of affected patients.
The premier healthcare institution said OPDs/speciality clinics will continue to provide requisite services only for such patients (new and follow-up) having prior appointments. It said OPDs/speciality clinics will continue to provide requisite services only for such patients (new and follow-up) having prior appointments.
April 08, 2021 / 09:08 PM IST
Coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh LIVE Updates | Madhya Pradesh reports 4,324 fresh COVID-19 positive cases, 2,296 recoveries and 27 deaths. Total cases 322,338, Active cases: 28,060, Death toll: 4,113.
For the second straight day that the number of daily cases in the state remained above the 4,000-mark.
April 08, 2021 / 08:28 PM IST
Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu reports 4,276 new COVID-19 positive cases, 1,869 recoveries and 19 deaths. Total cases 915,386, Active cases: 30,131, Death toll: 12,840.
Chennai's overall COVID-19 tally is 2,59,320 positive cases, with the active cases/those under treatment remaining at 11,633..
April 08, 2021 / 07:58 PM IST
Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | Delhi High Court defers the Lok Adalat scheduled for April 10, due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in Delhi. Delhi High Court to stop physical hearing at the court and all district courts from tomorrow till 23rd April. Now, the courts will hear the cases through virtual mode only.
April 08, 2021 / 07:57 PM IST
Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope today chaired a meet with 7 manufacturers of COVID19 drug Remdesivir and asked them to double the production for the State. The meeting was also attended by FDA minister Rajendra Shingane and officials of the Health and FDA department.