India witnessed a dip in COVID-19 cases after the country reported 3,66,161 new infections in last 24 hours. With 7,45,237 active cases, COVID caseload of the country stood at 2,26,62,575. 3,754 new deaths in last 24 hours took the toll to 2,46,116. So far, 1,86,71,222 people won the battle against COVID-19. According to Indian Council of Medical Research, till date 30,37,50,077 samples have been tested for COVID-19 virus. Vaccination drive is underway and 17,01,76,603 vaccine doses have been inoculated.
In view of rise in COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra government imposed weekend lockdown. Marine Lines and Marine Drive wore deserted look due to lockdown. The lockdown will remain from 8 pm on Friday till 7 am on Monday. On an average, Maharashtra is reporting over 50,000 cases daily.
In maharashtra, as number of covid infections continue to sky rocket, the police have found new ways to shame the public into abiding by covid appropriate behaviour. A cop was seen dealing with people who were walking on mumbai's iconic marine drive without masks.
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Petrol and diesel prices in the national capital stood at Rs 91.53 and Rs 82.06 per litre, respectively on May 10. The petrol prices were increased by 26 paise per litre and diesel by 33 paise in Delhi. Petrol prices witnessed a minor surge across country and differ from state to state depending on the incidence of value-added tax. In Mumbai, the price of petrol and diesel stood at Rs 97.86 and Rs 89.17 per litre respectively. The price of petrol and diesel in Chennai was Rs 93.38 and Rs 86.96 per litre respectively and Rs 91.66 and Rs 84.90 per litre in Kolkata.
Locals in Mumbai defied COVID protocols at Dadar market amid the horrific second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. People in large numbers rushed to the market area to make purchase flouting COVID norms including social distancing. The state is under lockdown till May 15 to break the transmission of the virus.
Bigg Boss 13 contestant and Youtuber Hindustani Bhau was arrested by the Mumbai police at Shivaji Park on Saturday for leading a protest there to cancel the 12th board exams in Maharashtra. According to reports, Hindustani Bhau had used an ambulance to travel to the park to stage the protest in order to deceive the police since the vehicle is not stopped at any checkpoint.
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A man has been arrested for allegedly selling empty oxygen cylinders at exorbitant prices in Ghaziabad. Incident comes amid a shortage of the life-saving gas due to surge in Covid-19 cases. Police said as many as 638 empty cylinders have been seized from a factory in Sahibabad. Police added that the arrested accused, Sameer is a resident of Shahdara in Delhi. Police said he has confessed he was selling empty cylinders at Rs 10,000 to Rs 30,000. “Uttar Pradesh Police arrested a person for black marketing oxygen cylinders. The accused has been arrested & a case has been registered against him,” said a police official. The owner of the factory, Jai Gopal Mehta of Preet Vihar Colony in Delhi is on the run. A case under Essential Commodities Act has been lodged & a hunt is on to nab the owner.
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Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested one Sameer in Ghaziabad with 638 oxygen cylinders on April 29. The accused was selling these cylinders to desperate patients in black amid shortage of medical oxygen in the country in wake of the devastating second wave of coronavirus.
The whole country is under the grip of 2nd wave of coronavirus currently and amid it, the COVID cases in Uttar Pradesh continue to rise. As a consequence of it, lockdown has been extended in the state. The streets of Moradabad wore deserted look amid COVID-imposed lockdown on May 10. Only essential services are allowed during this period. The lockdown has been extended till May 17 in the state.
A flight carrying second consignment of medical aid and equipment from Israel amid the crippling second wave of COVID-19 pandemic has landed in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad. Medical aid including 1,300 oxygen concentrators, 400 ventilators and other medical equipment arrived at Hindon Air Base. Israel sent the first consignment of life-saving equipment to India on May 04. Several countries are sending medical supplies and equipments to help India tide over the COVID-19 situation.
An incident which took place on Mothers' Day amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic moved everyone. Head constable of Delhi Police on May 09 took care of a child, whose parents tested positive for the novel coronavirus. A young COVID-positive couple residing at Radio Colony in GTB Nagar were in dilemma about their six-month-old baby after they tested positive for virus. Relatives residing in different parts of Uttar Pradesh could not take care of the child as both Delhi and UP are in lockdown. One of the family's relative living in Meerut asked for help from DCP HC Rakhi who is posted in Shahdara office. HC Rakhi, after getting approval from senior officers approached the parents of the baby and took the custody. She further ensured that the baby is handed over to the maternal grandmother living at UP's Modinagar.
Just two days ahead of the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive, Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) jumbo COVID-19 vaccination center has run out of vaccine stock. The vaccination center is..