Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on April 28 informed that the 'Health Safety Week,' which was going to end on April 29, has been extended till May 06. Apart from the extension, CM Hemant Soren also shared the refined guidelines for the same. Chief Minister said, "In view of the condition of corona, it has been decided to extend the period of 'Health Safety Week'. It will be extended till 6 am on 6 May. Some changes have been made to the guidelines. The shops, which were open till 8 am, will now they will be open till 2 pm."
Government of India had announced that everyone above 18-years will be eligible to get vaccinated from May 01. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren took another step in the same direction and announced free vaccination to all above the age of 18-years. Currently there are 40,942 active cases in the state. On April 22, the state reported 7,595 new COVID infections and 106 deaths. The death toll of Jharkhand mounted to 1,715.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting scheduled on June 24 with political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir is about the delimitation exercise; Delta Plus variant, mutated version of the more aggressive B.1.617.2 strain causes concern; Delhi recorded 124 new Covid-19 cases and seven deaths in the last 24 hours. This is the lowest daily Covid-19 count the city has seen after February 16; Tomorrow, on the 7th International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 6:30 am.
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