With more than 30 lakh jabs a day, India becomes fastest country to vaccinate against Covid-19
Wednesday, 7 April 2021 () With more than 30 lakh Covid-19 vaccine jabs administered in a day, India on Wednesday became the fastest country in the world to vaccinate against the coronavirus. With an average rate of 30,93,861 vaccine doses administered in a day India has surpassed the US in daily vaccination numbers.
India has reported its biggest single-day spike in confirmed coronavirus cases since the pandemic began.The Health Ministry reported 103,558 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, topping the previous peak of 97,894 daily cases recorded in late September. Fatalities rose by 478, raising the...
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. The Congress leader took to Twitter and said he is experiencing mild symptoms. Rahul asked those who came in his contact recently to follow safety protocols. The Congress leader had earlier cancelled his poll rallies in West Bengal due to rising Covid-19 cases. Earlier on Monday, former Indian Prime Minister and senior Congress leader Dr Manmohan Singh tested positive for Covid. Singh was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi. Watch the full video for more details.
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Commerce Secretary of Government of India, Anup Wadhawan said that efforts are underway on a war footing to make oxygen supplies available amid increase in demand due to COVID-19. "DPIT (Dept for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade) is coordinating it. The efforts are underway on a war footing to make oxygen supplies available. It's being coordinated on a 24x7 basis. Supplies position will improve tremendously in my understanding," said Anup Wadhawan.