Coronavirus News Live Updates: India has reported 4,12,262 new COVID-19 cases, the highest-ever single-day rise in the world. The death toll rose to 23,01,68 with 3,980 fresh fatalities in the last 24 hours, a record rise, as per Union Health Ministry data. The total number of cases stands at 2,10,77,410 with over 35 lakh active cases. There is a sharp rise in the active cases as 79,169 were recorded today as compared to 40,096 yesterday. Recoveries remain above 3 lakh for the fifth straight day. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease stands at 1,72,80,844. The recovery rate slips to 81.99 percent after rising for two days. The positivity rate slips to 21.44 percent. as the virus mutates further.
Assam registers 4,936 new #COVID19 cases, 2,976 recoveries and 46 deaths in the last 24 hours
A Jet Serve Ambulance with a patient onboard lost a wheel during takeoff from Nagpur. Showing presence of mind Capt Kesari Singh belly-landed the aircraft on foam carpeting in Mumbai. All onboard are safe. Commendable effort by DGCA, Mumbai Airport & others: Civil Aviation Min.
No lockdown will be imposed in Telangana: CM K Chandrasekhar Rao
Record 4,926 COVID cases, 52 deaths in J&K
IMF to revisit growth forecast for India due to surge in COVID-19 cases
#COVID19 | Air Cargo, Delhi Customs facilitated swift clearance of oxygen plant arriving from Germany: Delhi Customs
India administered nearly 22.98 lakh vaccine doses till 8 pm today
Total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered so far stands at 16.48 crore. A total of 2.62 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 yrs received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine today. Cumulative vaccination coverage for 18-44 yrs group is 11.64 across 12 states/UTs.
Govt allocates COVID19 supplies received from global community to states/UTs
1841 oxygen concentrators; 1814 oxygen cylinders; 9 oxygen generation plants; 2403 ventilators; more than 2.8 lakh #remdesivir vials delivered.
Moderna sees no impact on COVID-19 vaccine from potential patent waiver
Moderna Inc on Thursday said it believes countries around the globe would continue buying its COVID19 vaccine for years even if patents on the shots are waived, noting that rivals would face significant hurdles in scaling up manufacturing.
Kerala govt issues guidelines ahead of COVID-induced lockdown from May 8-16
Bengal reports 18,431 COVID cases, 117 deaths
Bengal reports highest single-day deaths of 117 COVID patients, record 18,431 infections: Health Department
Punjab registers 8,874 new #COVID19 cases, 154 fatalities and 5,126 discharges in the last 24 hours; case tally at 4,16,350 and active cases at 66,568
Maharashtra reports 62,194 new COVID cases, 853 deaths; positivity rate at 17.25%
MAHARASHTRA #COVIDー19 UPDATE:
🔺New Cases: 62,194 Vs 57,640 Cases
👍🏻Recovery Rate: 85.54% Vs 85.32%
👍🏻853 Vs 920 Deaths, Case Fatality At 1.49%
🔺Positivity Rate At 17.25% Vs 17.19%
👍🏻Daily Recovery Higher Than New Cases
Kerala govt issues guidelines ahead of COVID-induced lockdown in state from May 8-16
Hospital bed scam: Searches at Bengaluru corporation COVID war rooms
Searches were carried out by police at the city corporation's COVID war rooms and data collected, in the backdrop of allegations of a scam in booking hospital beds for COVID19 patients. The development comes two days after BJP MP Tejasvi Surya alleged that hospitals here 'blocked' beds in fake names to make money, at a time when COVID19 cases were rising in Karnataka.
Not right for the Centre to stop 50 tonnes of oxygen: Maharashtra health minister
Not right for the Centre to stop 50 tonnes of oxygen. CM will talk to Centre on this. 1750 MT of oxygen is needed daily. If Karnataka stops (supply) you'll know the effect. I'll appeal to Centre. There has been shortage in Oxygen supply for two days now: Maharashtra Health Minister