Coronavirus news LIVE updates: India's COVID-19 tally continues to rise as over 3.70 lakh new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. India has reported 3,79,257 new coronavirus cases, the world's highest-ever rise in a single day, taking the total number of cases to 1,83,76,524, according to Union Health Ministry. Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 30,84,814 comprising 16.79 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further dropped to 82.10 percent. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,50, 86,878. The case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.11 percent, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Maharashtra CMO: All districts should immediately set up oxygen projects & ensure that stocks of essential medicines are maintained. Though the number of patients has stabilized to some extent, now we have to be very careful & plan for next third wave, said CM.
Odisha police crackdown on COVID norms violators: 1,71,568 fined in April
The Odisha police have caught over 1.71 lakh people for not wearing face masks or violating social distancing norms in the current month of April and collected more than Rs 5.6 crore penalty from them, Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay said Thursday. During the period, the DGP said, the police also registered 72 cases, arrested 418 persons and sealed 350 shops/ institutions/markets on charge of COVID guideline violation.
Manish Sisodia: Anyone in need can walk into designated places and have meals at 194 centers across Delhi.
Delhi reports 24,235 new cases, 395 deaths
Delhi reports 395 deaths, 24,235 COVID19 cases and 25,615 recoveries in the last 24 hours; active cases 97,977.
Pakistan to get 15.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine next two months, says health minister
Pakistan has purchased 13 million doses of COVID19 vaccine from three Chinese companies, its health minister told Reuters on Thursday.
Assam records 3,079 fresh cases, 26 deaths
Haryana reports 13,947 fresh cases, 97 deaths
Punjab reports 6,812 new cases, 138 deaths
Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court directs the filing of chargesheet against those found involved in black marketing of Remdisivir injection.
Pune police arrests 9 persons for organising a party at farm house
Maharashtra | Pune City Police have arrested 9 persons for organizing a party at a farm house located in Kudje village of Pune dist. Case has been registered with Uttamnagar police station of Pune city under relevant sections of IPC and Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act
Madhya Pradesh CM: Placed orders for purchase Covishield & Covaxin vaccines but manufacturers said they won't be able to deliver vaccine doses by May 1.
Manipur | COVID19 restrictions imposed in whole Greater Imphal for the next 7 days; grocery and milk shops to open only from 6am to 10am
BMC: Vaccination in Mumbai closed for 3 days from tomorrow due to shortage of vaccines
Vaccination in Mumbai closed for three days from tomorrow due to lack of adequate vaccines. Planned vaccination of citizens aged 18 years and above is also likely to start late: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
Maharashtra reports 66,159 new cases, 771 deaths
66,159 new cases, 771 deaths reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours; active cases 6,70,301
Mumbai reports 4,192 new cases, 82 deaths
MUMBAI #COVID19 UPDATE TILL 6 PM
Daily Tests: 38.8k Vs 39.1k
🏻New Cases: 4,192 Vs 4,966 Cases
🏻Positivity Rate: 10.8 Vs 12.7
🏻Discharged: 5,650 Vs 5,300
🏻Total Deaths- 82 Vs 78 Yesterday
🏻Overall Recovery Rate: 88%
🏻Doubling Rate:79 Vs 74 Days
Comparison chart: Covishield at Rs 300, Covaxin at Rs 400 for states.
THE VACCINE RATE CARD
Price/Dose Covishield Covaxin
Centre Rs 150 Rs 150
State Rs 300 Rs 400
Private Rs 600 Rs 1,200