Coronavirus LIVE updates: Arvind Kejriwal emphasized the importance of a national COVID-19 plan and called on the central government on Friday to give instructions to the prime ministers for the smooth movement of oxygen tankers

A COVID-19 patient was placed in an isolation ward in Bhopal. PTI

West Bengal Prime Minister Mamata Banerjee skipped the CMs meeting on Friday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the COVID-19 situation.

Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay represented the state at the review meeting, which was held via video conference.

Mamata had previously skipped several similar meetings while campaigning for the ongoing assembly elections.

With top hospitals in Delhi reporting acute oxygen starvation, Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a meeting with Prime Minister on Friday Narendra Modi expressed concern.

“There is a great lack of oxygen in Delhi. Will the people of Delhi not get oxygen if there is no oxygen producing facility here?” Said Kejriwal.

Kejriwal addressed the problem of oxygen tanker transportation problems and said, “Please suggest who to speak to in the central government if an oxygen tanker destined for Delhi is stopped in another state.”

Arvind Kejriwal emphasized the importance of a national COVID-19 plan and on Friday called on the central government to give instructions to the prime ministers for the smooth operation of oxygen tankers.

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting on COVID 19 situation, the Delhi Prime Minister also suggested that state governments must receive COVID-19 vaccines at rates similar to the center.

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Tail Nadu government to comment on the Reopening of Vedanta Ltd’s sterlite facility, which was closed for violating environmental laws, to clarify for medical purposes during the COVID-19 crisis citing the law and order situation, the CJI expressed dissatisfaction with the state government’s opposition to reopening the plant, saying, “When people die, Tamil Nadu cannot say that you cannot open due to law and order issues. It’s not about Vedanta or anything else. “Company. The state government cannot make such an argument.”

A bank run by CJI SA Bobde has asked the state government to submit its affidavit on the matter by Monday.

Senior Advocate Harish Salve found himself on Friday as an amicus curiae in the Suo-Moto case on the COVID-19 crisis picked up by the Supreme Court. The hearing dealt with issues of oxygen supply, drug supply and vaccine policy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I don’t want the case to be heard under a shadow I appointed because of my school friendship with the CJI . I didn’t know that our bar was split between lawyers for the industry and against it. I don’t want aspersions to be filled, “explained Salve.

Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan reported 75.01 percent of the new COVID-19 cases registered in one day, the Union Ministry of Health said on Friday.

India added a record of 3,32,730 in 24 hours new coronavirus cases, which increased the country’s infection rate to 1,62,63,695 according to the data updated on Friday.

Maharashtra has the highest daily new cases of 67,013 according to eld. It follows Uttar Pradesh with 34,254 new infections, while Kerala reported 26,995 new cases, the ministry said.

The Supreme Court began hearing the Suo Motu Cognizance case on the COVID19 crisis and emerging cases on Friday. It will also review the judicial powers of the Supreme Courts to declare the lockdown in states.

A three judge bank consisting of CJI SA Bobde, Judges L. Nageswara Rao and S. Ravindra Bhat hears the case.

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi has decided to stop tracing exposed health care workers and quarantining asymptomatic contacts in the current COVID-19 situation that has resulted in insufficient resources and staff shortages / p> Only symptomatic health care workers (HCWs) will be tested, and only those who test positive will be isolated and treated according to clinical condition.

“Given the current situation of COVID-19, that is too inadequate Contact tracing resources and staff shortages should include risk assessment and contact tracing of exposed HCW and quarantine of asymptomatic contacts be employed. Only symptomatic HCW should be tested and only those who test positive need to be isolated and managed according to the clinical condition, “the AIIMS said.

With a record increase of 3,32,730 new coronavirus infections in one day, the total increased of COVID-19 cases in India to 1,62,63,695, the Ministry of Health announced on Friday. The toll rose to 1,86,920 with a record of 2,263 new deaths, the data updated at 8 a.m. showed.

At In a steady spike, active cases rose to 24,28,616, representing 14.93 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate continued to fall to 83.92 percent.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spearheaded a COVID on Friday -19 review meeting where prime ministers of states reported the maximum number of coronavirus cases.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reported the loss of life in a fire on Friday at a private hospital in the Palghar district in Maharashtra and approved an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the victims’ next of kin.

13 COVID-19 patients died in a fire in the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Virar, police said. There were 90 patients in the hospital, 18 of them in intensive care, when the fire broke out after an explosion in the AC unit, an official said. The dead include five women and eight men.

“The fire in a COVID-19 hospital in Virar is tragic. Condolences to those who have lost loved ones. May the injured recover soon,” said Modi from Prime Minister’s Office quoted

An oxygen-carrying vehicle reached Max Hospital in Delhi’s Saket on Friday after the hospital sent an SOS to the Delhi government. “Another oxygen-carrying vehicle has reached the Max Smart Hospital,” said DCP South.

“We have received emergency supplies from Max Saket and Max Smart that will take another two hours. We are still waiting for more supplies,” said that Hospital in a statement.

Two IAF C-17 and IL-76 aircraft have been hitched up to move large oxygen tankers from their location to gas stations across the country to expedite the distribution of much-needed oxygen.

The Canadian government has banned all passenger flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days amid an unprecedented spike in COVID-19 cases, the longest country-specific travel ban in Canada.

A number of countries such as the UK, Australia and Singapore have banned travel to and from India due to the rise in coronavirus infections.

The number was down after 2,263 more COVID-19 patients died in the past 24 hours l the tolls in the country on Friday at 1.86 lakh, said the Union Ministry of Health. The national death rate rose to 1.15 percent.

At a record high, India recorded at least 3.32 lakh fresh coronavirus infections and 2,263 deaths in the past 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health announced on Friday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host several key marathon meetings via video conference on Friday to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the country and ways to strengthen virus containment strategy. The meetings were scheduled after the Prime Minister canceled his election campaigns in West Bengal.

Initially, an internal meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. during which Modi will review the situation regarding Covid-19 across the country. At 10 a.m. he will interact with the prime ministers of those states that have been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Later at 12:30 p.m., he will hold a comprehensive meeting with some of the country’s leading oxygen manufacturers to check the oxygen supply.

Russia has offered to provide medical oxygen and remdesivir to India, the Economic Times reported on Friday. Imports are expected to begin in the next 15 days.

Moscow has announced it will deliver 300,000 to 400,000 remdesivir injections per week, which would be increased. Talks are set to begin with ship oxygen supplies soon, officials said.

Hospitals in India are reporting dwindling oxygen supplies due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in the country. The supplies of the antiviral drug Remdesivir, which is used to treat the disease, have also been depleted.

The composer Shravan Rathod of the duo Nadeem-Shravan, a popular music director, passed away on April 22nd due to complications related to COVID- 19, said his son. Rathod was 66 years old.

The composer was admitted to SL Raheja Hospital in “critical” condition after testing positive for COVID-19. He took his last breath in the hospital.

“He passed away this evening around 10:15 pm. Please pray for his soul,” his son, the musician Sanjeev Rathod, told PTI.

The oxygen storage in the sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi will take another two hours and the lives of 60 critical patients are at risk, said the hospital’s medical director on Friday.

25 “sickest patients” have been in Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi in the past 24 hours died, it said in a statement from the hospital.

“25 patients have died in the last 24 hours in the hospital. Oxygen lasts for two hours. Ventilators and Bipap are not working effectively. Oxygen must be flown urgently. Lives of more 60 sickest patients at risk, “said the medical director.

On a day when India had the world’s highest daily number of 3,14,835 new COVID-19 infections, the banned UAE will leave the country for ten days.

The travel ban will come into effect on Saturday, April 24th from 11:59 p.m. and can be reviewed after 10 days, the Gulf News reported.

According to the new Rules only allow passengers arriving from India to enter the UAE if they have spent 14 days in other countries. However, departure flights continue to operate and the ban does not apply to UAE citizens, diplomatic passport holders and official delegations.

Thirteen people have died after a fire broke out in the intensive care unit around 3am on Friday. 21 patients, including those in critical condition, were transferred to another hospital, said Dr. Dilip Shah, official at Vijay Vallabh COVID Nursing Hospital in Virar.

At least thirteen COVID-19 patients died in a fire in a hospital in Maharashtras Virar, about 70 km from the state capital Mumbai. The fire broke out in the hospital’s intensive care unit around 3 a.m., hospital officials said.

The incident comes as Maharashtra battles the second wave of coronavirus and sees an unprecedented surge in infections. Over 67,000 new cases were reported on Thursday.

West Bengal’s Prime Minister Mamata Banerjee skipped the CM’s meeting on Friday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the COVID-19 situation.

Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay represented the state at the review meeting, which was held via videoconference.

Mamata had previously skipped several similar meetings while she was campaigning for the ongoing assembly elections.

With top hospitals in Delhi reporting acute oxygen starvation, Prime Minister has Arvind Kejriwal expressed concern at a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

“There is a great lack of oxygen in Delhi. Will the people of Delhi not get oxygen if there is no oxygen-producing facility here?” Said Kejriwal.

Kejriwal addressed the problem of oxygen tanker transportation problems and said, “Please suggest who to speak to in the central government if an oxygen tanker destined for Delhi is stopped in another state.”

Arvind Kejriwal emphasized the importance of a national COVID-19 plan and on Friday called on the central government to give instructions to the prime ministers for the smooth operation of oxygen tankers.

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting on COVID 19 situation, the Delhi Prime Minister also suggested that state governments must receive COVID-19 vaccines at rates similar to the center.

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Tail Nadu government to comment on the Reopening of Vedanta Ltd’s sterlite facility, which was closed for violating environmental laws, to clarify for medical purposes during the COVID-19 crisis citing the law and order situation, the CJI expressed dissatisfaction with the state government’s opposition to reopening the plant, saying, “When people die, Tamil Nadu cannot say that you cannot open due to law and order issues. It’s not about Vedanta or anything else. “Company. The state government cannot make such an argument.”

A bank run by CJI SA Bobde has asked the state government to submit its affidavit on the matter by Monday.

Senior Advocate Harish Salve found himself on Friday as an amicus curiae in the Suo-Moto case on the COVID-19 crisis picked up by the Supreme Court. The hearing dealt with issues of oxygen supply, drug supply and vaccine policy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I don’t want the case to be heard under a shadow I appointed because of my school friendship with the CJI . I didn’t know that our bar was split between lawyers for the industry and against it. I don’t want aspersions to be filled, “explained Salve.

Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan reported 75.01 percent of the new COVID-19 cases registered in one day, the Union Ministry of Health said on Friday.

India added a record of 3,32,730 in 24 hours new coronavirus cases, which increased the country’s infection rate to 1,62,63,695 according to the data updated on Friday.

Maharashtra has the highest daily new cases of 67,013 according to eld. It follows Uttar Pradesh with 34,254 new infections, while Kerala reported 26,995 new cases, the ministry said.

The Supreme Court began hearing the Suo Motu Cognizance case on the COVID19 crisis and emerging cases on Friday. It will also review the judicial powers of the Supreme Courts to declare the lockdown in states.

A three judge bank consisting of CJI SA Bobde, Judges L. Nageswara Rao and S. Ravindra Bhat hears the case.

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi has decided to stop tracing exposed health care workers and quarantining asymptomatic contacts in the current COVID-19 situation that has resulted in insufficient resources and staff shortages / p> Only symptomatic health care workers (HCWs) will be tested, and only those who test positive will be isolated and treated according to clinical condition.

“Given the current situation of COVID-19, that is too inadequate Contact tracing resources and staff shortages should include risk assessment and contact tracing of exposed HCW and quarantine of asymptomatic contacts be employed. Only symptomatic HCW should be tested and only those who test positive need to be isolated and managed according to the clinical condition, “the AIIMS said.

With a record increase of 3,32,730 new coronavirus infections in one day, the total increased of COVID-19 cases in India to 1,62,63,695, the Ministry of Health announced on Friday. The toll rose to 1,86,920 with a record of 2,263 new deaths, the data updated at 8 a.m. showed.

At In a steady spike, active cases rose to 24,28,616, representing 14.93 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate continued to fall to 83.92 percent.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spearheaded a COVID on Friday -19 review meeting where the prime ministers of the states reported the maximum number of coronavirus cases.

Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads a meeting with the prime ministers of the states with heavy strain on the current situation # COVID19 pic.twitter.com/u91CKrGOLJ

Coronavirus LATEST updates: Arvind Kejriwal stressed the importance of a national COVID-19 plan and called on the central government on Friday to give the prime minister instructions for a smooth operation Oxygen tanker traffic.

The Supreme Court’s decision to take notice of the matter despite the Supreme Courts issuing various instructions to combat the mismanagement of the pandemic has been heavily criticized by senior lawyers.

Maharashtra reported the highest number of new cases per day at 67,013. It follows Uttar Pradesh with 34,254 new infections, while Kerala reported 26,995 new cases, the Ministry of Health said.

The number of people who have recovered from the novel coronavirus rose to 1.36, 48,159 on Friday, while the According to the Ministry of Health, the death rate continued to fall to 1.15 percent.

With a steady increase, active cases rose to 24,28,616 on Friday, which corresponds to 14.93 percent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate has fallen further to 83.92 percent.

After the deaths of 2,263 more COVID-19 patients in the past 24 hours, the toll in the country stood at 1.86 lakh on Friday , announced the Ministry of Health of the Union.

On the previous Thursday, the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital had announced that the oxygen supply could last until 10 a.m. on Friday. “Many more high flow patients need to be hospitalized. Almost 40 patients are extra,” the official said.

The incident comes as Maharashtra battles the second wave of coronavirus and sees an unprecedented increase in infections. Over 67,000 new infections were reported on Thursday.

The total number of vaccinations against COVID-19 in the country has exceeded 13.5 million, with more than 30 lakh vaccine doses being administered by 8 p.m. on Thursday, the Ministry of Health said The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country was 13,53,46,729, according to a preliminary report produced at 8 p.m.

Beneficiaries include 92,41,384 healthcare workers (HCW) who who took the first dose, 59,03,368 HCWs who took the second dose, 1,17,27,708 frontline workers (FLWs) who took the first dose, and 60,73,622 FLWs who took the second dose. In addition, 4,55,10,426 and 18,91,160 beneficiaries in the 45-60 age group took the first and second dose, respectively, while 4,85,01,906 and 64,97,155 people over 60 received the first and first dose, respectively second dose.

On Thursday (until 8 p.m.), the On the 97th day of the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign, a total of 30,16,085 vaccine doses were administered.

The beneficiaries included 18,33,828 who received the first dose and 11,82,257 who received the second dose, the ministry said, adding that the final report for the day would be made late into the night.

The nationwide vaccination campaign was launched on January 16 with the vaccination of HCWs. FLW vaccination began on February 2nd.

The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination began on March 1st for people over the age of 60 and people aged 45 and over with certain comorbid conditions.
Vaccination of all citizens over 45 began on April 1st.

On Monday, the government decided to expand the vaccination campaign by allowing people over the age of 18 to be vaccinated from May 1st.

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