As per the latest update from the health ministry, 3,900 new COVID-19 cases, 195 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours in India; the recovery rate is 27.41 per cent and 1,020 cases have recovered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases stands at 46,433.
In India Maharashtra (14,541) has reported the highest number of Coronavirus COVID-19 cases, followed by Gujarat (5,804), Delhi (4,898), Tamil Nadu (3,550), Rajasthan (3,061), Madhya Pradesh (2,942), Uttar Pradesh (2,766), 1,085 in Telangana, 726 in Jammu and Kashmir, 651 in Karnataka, 528 in Bihar and 517 in Haryana. The number of confirmed cases has gone up to 1,650 in Andhra Pradesh and 1,259 in West Bengal.
Corona Vaccine Latest News – Israeli Defence Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday said he witnessed a ‘significant breakthrough’ by the country’s biological research institute in developing an antibody to Coronavirus COVID-19 infection. The World Health Organization said Monday that Washington had provided no evidence to support ‘speculative’ claims by the US president that the new coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab.
Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.67 per litre, diesel by Rs 7.10 a litre in Delhi after state govt raises VAT on auto fuel
A day after liquor shops were opened across country on Monday, triggering crowd gathering and choas at the vents, Delhi government will charge 70% of the maximum retail price (will be levied) on all categories of liquor sold through retail licensees for consumption. On Monday, people were seen flocking to wines shops in large numbers and making long queues outside the liquor shops as the retail of wine has been permitted by the government in several states, as a part of relaxations in Lockodwn 3.0.
Three more zones in Delhi were de-contained, with this the total number of containment zones in the national capital now stands at 90. In and around area of 11/3, 2nd Floor Ashok Nagar, A 36/4, East Patel Nagar and G-174 and Capital Greens, DLF, Moti Nagar were removed from the list yesterday.
The third phase of its nationwide lockdown which has been furthered by 13 days started on Monday and will continue till May 17 with some relaxations. India prepared for the third phase of the national lockdown from Monday with ‘considerable relaxations’ in several districts but curbs will continue in containment areas.
In Mumbai, as per police order, section 144 will be imposed in the city between 8 pm and 7 am. Starting today, stand-alone shops will issue tokens for customers to avoid crowding at shop counters.