IAF continues its efforts towards Covid relief as India fights a devastating second wave. IAF IL-76 aircraft airlifted 3 cryogenic oxygen containers from Singapore on Saturday. As per official statement, the oxygen tankers landed at Panagarh Air base, West Bengal. An IAF C-17 is also bringing 3 oxygen containers & 3 pallets of respirators from Israel. The IAF aircraft will reach Hindan Air base in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, IAF aircraft are already ferrying oxygen tankers within the country. With over 4.1 lakh new cases, India again reported highest single-day spike on Thursday.
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A flight carrying medical supplies from Singapore arrived in India. IAF IL-76 reached Panagarh in WB with COVID aid. Singapore is among several countries that sent several emergency COVID-19 relief shipments to India.
People throng markets near Hyderabad's Charminar area ahead of Eid tomorrow, flouting the social distancing norms. A 10-day lockdown is in place in Telangana to contain the spread of COVID19 cases.
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The Maharashtra government today extended the lockdown-like restrictions in the state till June 1st to break the chain of COVID-19. The measures will be in place till 7 am on June 1. Maharashtra is among the states that account for 82.51 per cent of the total active cases, according to the Health Ministry.
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The Maharashtra government today extended the lockdown-like restrictions in the state to control the coronavirus outbreak till June 1. The gap between two doses of the Covishield vaccine can be increased to 12-16 weeks, a government panel recommended. A meeting of the ICMR COVID19 National Task Force will be held tomorrow and a decision on the inappropriate use of convalescent plasma will be taken. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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