India has hit a record daily high with over 4 lakh new covid cases in the last 24 hours. The country has seen the passing of many imminent personalities in the last 2 days. In a conversation with the Indian Express, the chief medical advisor to the US Biden Administration, Anthony Fauci stressed that India should be put under complete lockdown to control the tsunami of covid cases. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray reckoned that the state might not reach that stage.
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Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on April 28 said the state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, has approved around Rs 6,500 crore to provide free vaccination for people between 18-44 years in the state. Tope explained that the state has nearly 5.71 crore people in the above mentioned age group and thus the state would require 12 crore doses for their vaccination. The third phase of vaccination, covering people aged 18-44 years, will start from May 01 even as several states have expressed concerns over availability of vaccines.
A crowd in Sangamner of Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra was seen attacking and chasing a State Reserve Police Force personnel who had gone to disperse the huge assembly of people. An FIR was registered against several people, including 5 named accused. The accused are currently absconding.
24 states including Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have more than 15% positivity rate for COVID-19 in their daily infections, informed Union Health Ministry. "Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Haryana and Bihar have a high caseload," said Arti Ahuja, Additional Secretary (Health) while addressing a press conference in Delhi.
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on April 20 informed that the state government has not yet received any letter from Centre about vaccination program for those above 18 years. However, CM Uddhav..
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on April 20 informed that CM Uddhav Thackeray will announce the decision on lockdown in the state tomorrow after 8pm. He also said, "We have requested the CM to..
The city had recorded 1,558 cases on Saturday, 1,534 cases on Friday, 1,515 cases on Thursday, 1,254 cases on Wednesday and 1,101 cases on Tuesday -- the first... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Mid-Day •Hindu