The Government said a further four people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Sunday, bringing the UK total to 127,679.Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have been 152,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.The Government also said that, as of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 1,926 lab-confirmed cases in the UK.It brings the total to 4,450,777.
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Thousands of people including Covid patients evacuated because of Cyclone Tauktae from Gujarat and Maharashtra; Bharat Biotech said that the company manufactured Covaxin is effective against the aggressively virulent strains of Covid detected in India and in the UK; Delhi police said that an Aam Admi Party party member is the brain behind the posters that appeared around parts of Delhi a few days ago; Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government will take all necessary steps and precautions to check cases of black fungus or mucormycosis in the city; Jharkhand Police has collected over ₹ 35 lakh as fine from people for not wearing masks in public places.
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Aam Aadmi Party on April 05 criticised central government over media reports which state that India will be providing COVID-19 vaccine doses to Pakistan. The party asked if lives of Indian people less important than that of Pakistanis. "Reports say that Indian government has signed some agreements, under which India will give 45 million doses of vaccine to Pakistan. I want to ask the Prime Minister that, are the lives of our people less important than those of Pakistan?," said Raghav Chadha.
National Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has been admitted to the Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai a day early because of pain in the abdomen. The Congress in Kerala has hit out at the ruling CPM following a former Left-backed parliamentarian's "deplorable" comment against Rahul Gandhi during the election campaign yesterday. Centre on Tuesday hit out at the Punjab government over the surge in Covid-19 cases in the state. The Centre on Tuesday denied having received any request to conduct door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA on Tuesday asked airports to enhance surveillance and explore the possibility of imposing ‘spot fines’ on those who violate Covid protocols.
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As the COVID-19 cases in the country are surging, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said that the airport authorities have been directed to put passengers on the 'no-fly' list if they do not follow the SoPs and guidelines to curb COVID-19. "We can win the fight against COVID-19 but the negligence of some people is creating problems. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has been instructed to crack the whip," he said. "We can issue SoPs and guidelines in regard to COVID-19, some people are being careless. We have started putting people on the no-fly list," the Minister said. Watch the full video for more details.
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Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri spoke on passengers violating Covid-19 guidelines amid a surge in cases. He said that the airport authorities have been directed to put passengers on the 'no-fly' list. “We can win the fight against Covid but negligence of some people is creating problems. Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has been instructed to crack the whip. We can issue guidelines in regard to Covid-19 but some people are being careless. We have now started putting violators on the no-fly list. Air travel is much safer than travelling via surface route by buses or train,” he said. India saw a jump of 59,118 in Covid tally on Friday, taking nationwide count to 11,846,652. Daily toll also continued to rise and remained over 200, taking total fatalities to 160,949.
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Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on April 30 tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms. He took to twitter to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19. This news comes as the national capital is witnessing its most devastating wave of the pandemic.
Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal announced a week-long lockdown due to prevailing COVID-19 situation in the national capital on April 19. He said, "Delhi is facing the fourth wave of COVID-19. 25,000 cases have been reported now. Delhi's health system has reached its limits. I don't say that the system has collapsed but it has reached its limit. Delhi's health system has been stretched to its limit, is under stress. In the meeting with LG Anil Baijal, we have decided to impose a week-long lockdown starting from 10 pm, April 19 to 5 am April 26. Essential services will be continued, wedding will be allowed with 50 people and a pass."
Union Home Minister Amit Shah chairs a review meeting with the chief ministers of Gujarat & Maharashtra.
According to the Karnataka State Disaster Managagement Authority, four people have lost their lives and 73 villages have been affected by cyclone Tauktae. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that Lockdown in Delhi has been extended for another week. India logged 3.11 lakh fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours.
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India on Friday saw a record daily spike with over 55,000 Covid-19 cases and has now overtaken countries like Italy, France and Spain in the death toll and is now at number 5 in the world. Though, the..
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