Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Chhattisgarh logs 7,594 new COVID-19 cases, 172 fresh fatalities


May 15, 2021 / 08:50 AM IST

Coronavirus Vaccine LIVE Updates | Delhi has administered over 43.67 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccine, out of which 10 lakh people have received both the doses, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Atishi said yesterday.

May 15, 2021 / 08:37 AM IST

COVID-19 Update: USTR, Piyush Goyal Discuss Vaccine Production And TRIPS Waiver

COVID-19 Update: USTR, Piyush Goyal Discuss Vaccine Production And TRIPS Waiver

India’s COVID-19 tally crossed the 10 million mark on December 19 and in under six months it has doubled, surpassing the grim milestone of 20 million cases on May 4.

May 15, 2021 / 08:19 AM IST

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates | Officials brief US lawmakers on COVID-19 assistance to India

An interagency team of officials has briefed US lawmakers on America’s COVID-19 assistance to India who then urged the Biden administration to make the military available to bring additional urgent medical supply donations to the country. “I appreciate the Biden administration sending so many individuals to brief us on the COVID-19 situation in India,” Congressman Brad Sherman, Democratic Chair of the Congressional India Caucus, said a day after the briefing. The officials were from the State Department, US Agency for International Development (USAID), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). (PTI)

May 15, 2021 / 08:02 AM IST

Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Chhattisgarh records 7,594 new COVID-19 cases, 172 deaths

Chhattisgarh yesterday reported 7,594 COVID-19 cases and 172 deaths, taking the caseload to 8,99,925 and the death toll to 11,461, a health official said. The number of recoveries rose to 7,72,500 after 872 people were discharged from hospitals while 9,572 others completed their home isolation during the day. The number of active casesin the state stands at 1,15,964, the official informed. (PTI)

May 15, 2021 / 07:52 AM IST

Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates | Officials should make special plan to curb COVID infections in Jaipur: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot yesterday expressed deep concern over the continuous increase in the number of COVID-19 patients in the state capital and directed authorities to formulate a special plan to prevent the spread of infection. He instructed officials to further strengthen the arrangements for containment zones, massive testing, contact tracing, etc. in the entire district to control the condition of COVID infections in Jaipur. Gehlot was holding a high-level review meeting on the COVID infection situation, lockdown and availability of resources. He said it is a matter of concern that the number of active cases in Jaipur in the last three weeks has increased from 18,000 to more than 51,000 and infection rate is constant at around 30 percent. (PTI)

May 15, 2021 / 07:49 AM IST

Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Bengal logs highest one-day spike of 20,846 COVID-19 cases

West Bengal registered its highest single-day spike of 20,846 fresh COVID-19 cases yesterday, taking the tally to 10,94,802, the health department said in its bulletin. The toll rose to 12,993 after 136 more people, including five eminent doctors, succumbed to the infection, the bulletin said. Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy and his wife Krishna are among those who contracted the disease. Roy, the saffron party’s vice president, is currently undergoing home isolation, sources in the health department said. (PTI)

May 15, 2021 / 07:45 AM IST

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