Lockdown in Bihar till 15 May, says Nitish Kumar amid COVID-19 surge in state-India News , Justnewsday
Coronavirus Latest News LIVE Updates: The chief minister also said that the crisis management group has been ordered to release the guidelines related to lockdown in the state by Tuesday evening
Coronavirus Latest News LIVE Updates: The chief minister also said that the crisis management group has been ordered to release the guidelines related to lockdown in the state by Tuesday evening.
The total COVID-19 caseload had surpassed the one-crore mark on 19 December after which it took 107 days to reach 1.25 crore on 5 April. However, it only took 15 days for the cases to cross the 1.50 mark.
Johnson’s Downing Street office said the GBP 240 million project would include a sales office, ‘clinical trials, research and development and possibly manufacturing of vaccines’.
The Congress leader on Tuesday took a potshot at Narendra Modi-led government over handling of second wave of COVID-19 in India and subsequent shortage of medical oxygen supply in several hospitals across the country.
India registered 3,57,229 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, taking the overall count over 2 crore, said the Union health ministry on Tuesday.
With the death of 3,449 patients in the past 24 hours, the COVID-19 toll in the country increased to 2,22,408 on Tuesday. This takes the national fatality rate to 1.1 percent.
According to the BMC’s updated data, with the addition of 2,662 infections, the COVID-19 caseload in the metropolis rose to 6,58,866, while the toll jumped to 13,408.
In the last 24 hours, only 23,542 COVID-19 tests were conducted in Mumbai, taking the number of samples examined so far to 55,13,783, the data showed.
West Bengal’s overall COVID-19 count went up to 8,80,894 on Monday after 17,501 more people tested positive for the novel coronavirus , while Kolkata reported its highest
one-day spike of 3,990 cases, the health department said in a bulletin.
It said that 98 fresh fatalities took the toll in the state to 11,637.
In the past 24 hours, 15,937 COVID-19 recoveries have been registered in Bengal, taking the total number of cured patients to 7,49,296. The number of active cases now is 1,19,961, the bulletin said.
Of the new deaths, 23 were reported from North 24 Parganas district and 21 from Kolkata. The remaining casualties were registered in several other districts of the
Out of the 98 deaths, 36 were due to comorbidities where COVID-19 was incidental.
The fresh positive cases included 3,965 from North 24 Parganas and 962 from South 24 Parganas district, besides 3,990 from the city.
Since Sunday, at least 55,287 samples were tested for COVID-19 , taking the total number of such tests to 1,06,00,346, the bulletin said. Meanwhile, 1,74,559 people were inoculated and two minor AEFI (adverse event following immunisation) cases were
reported on Monday, an official of the health department said.
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