As the second wave of COVID-19 hit India, demand of medical oxygen increased in Maharashtra's Pune. The suppliers are facing difficulties in procuring the liquid oxygen from the manufacturers. Maharashtra government on April 13 announced the imposition of Section 144 in the state from today in view of rising COVID-19 cases. Maharashtra had reported 60,212 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
Devotees took a holy dip at the Har Ki Pauri ghat in Uttarakhand's Haridwar on the occasion of the third 'Shahi Snan' in Kumbh on April 14. The first bath was held on March 11 on the occasion of Mahashivratri, while the second took place on April 12. Haridwar remains heavily crowded, despite skyrocketing cases of COVID-19.
Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta inspected COVID-19 ward at Sadar Hospital in Ranchi on April 13. "There is no shortage of Remdesivir injection in the state. On Tuesday, we received 1,500 injections. We have written to the Central govt for more ventilators. We are increasing the number of ventilators," said Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta.