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Coronavirus Live News Updates: Maharashtra stories 14,123 new circumstances, lowest since 10 March; caseload now at 57.6 lakh-India News , Firstpost

Coronavirus Live News Updates: The state additionally reported 477 deaths, together with beforehand unreported fatalities. Out of the 477 deaths, 340 occurred within the final 48 hours and 137 within the final week. The state’s toll now stands at 96,198

Coronavirus Live News Updates: Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 14,123 new COVID-19 circumstances, the bottom since March 10, and 477 contemporary deaths and in addition added 377 beforehand unreported fatalities, the state well being division mentioned.

The Jharkhand authorities on Tuesday prolonged the lockdown-like restrictions until June 10 with some relaxations, an official mentioned. This is the fourth time that the restrictions, first imposed on April 22 for every week, have been prolonged. The ongoing measures have been scheduled to finish on June 3

CISCE’s determination comes hours after the Centre, citing ‘unsure situations because of COVID-19 and suggestions obtained from varied stakeholders’, cancelled this yr’s CBSE Board examination for Class 12

The National Commission of Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) informed the Supreme Court on Tuesday that there are 9,346 kids, who’ve been deserted, orphaned or misplaced a dad or mum to the COVID-19 pandemic as per the information submitted to it by completely different states until May 29.

The authorities on Tuesday determined to cancel the CBSE Class XII board exams amid the persevering with COVID-19 pandemic throughout the nation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that the choice has been taken within the curiosity of scholars and the anxiousness among the many college students, mother and father and academics have to be put to an finish

Apparently unable to seek out appropriate bidders for its international tenders to acquire COVID-19 vaccines from main producers on this planet, the Odisha authorities on Tuesday sought the Centre’s statutory clearance for the aim as demanded by the businesses.

The Centre on Tuesday mentioned that mixing vaccines will not be a protocol until additional replace and there’s no change within the schedule of the two-dose Covishield and Covaxin vaccines.

The Delhi High Court informed the AAP authorities that the vaccination drive for the 18 to 44 yr age group was mismanaged. “We are on our way out now, we saw how the second wave affected the youth more. Yet the vaccine policy didn’t prioritize them. Your 80-year olds aren’t going to carry this country forward. They’ve lived their lives,” the courtroom mentioned.

Indian Council of Medical Research Director-General Dr Balaram Bhargava says that there is no such thing as a vaccine scarcity within the nation. He says that there might be sufficient vaccine doses to vaccinate 1 crore folks by mid-July or August.

Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry, on Tuesday mentioned, “Active cases are down by 50%, there is a 1.3 lakh decrease in active cases in a day. In 30 states/UTs, cases have been consistently declining for one week. This is a positive trend.”

Eli Lilly and Company India on Tuesday mentioned it has acquired permission for emergency use of its antibody medication mixture used for remedy of gentle to reasonable COVID-19 , within the nation.

The authorities on Tuesday imposed curbs on export of Amphotericin-B injections which can be used for remedy of mucormycosis or black fungus infections.

According to a notification issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), export of the injections have been put within the restricted class. This signifies that an exporter would want permission or licence from the directorate for its outbound shipments.

“The export of Amphotericin-B injections… is restricted, with immediate effect,” it mentioned.

London’s busy Heathrow Airport opened a devoted new terminal on Tuesday for arrivals from nations designated as “red list”, resembling India, for the next danger of COVID-19 transmission. Travellers on direct flights from such locations will now undergo Terminal Three after which transfer on to a government-approved quarantine facility booked on the passengers’ personal expense.

It comes after the London airport’s employees had raised fears for his or her security due to overcrowding, amid considerations that travellers arriving from purple listing nations from the place journey is successfully banned aside from British and Irish nationals or restricted exceptions have been mixing with these from inexperienced and amber.

“Red listing routes will probably be a characteristic of UK journey for the foreseeable future as nations vaccinate their populations at completely different charges, a Heathrow Airport spokesperson mentioned.

The Supreme Court Tuesday stayed a Delhi High Court order holding as “unconstitutional the imposition of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) by the Centre on import of oxygen concentrators by people for private use.

A particular bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah issued discover on the plea and sought response from the petitioner, who filed a PIL earlier than the excessive courtroom. “We are staying the operation of the Delhi High Court order till further orders,” the bench mentioned.

The high courtroom was listening to an enchantment area by Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) towards the 21 May excessive courtroom order. Attorney General KK Venugopal mentioned the GST council will meet on 8 June and deliberate on granting exemption to important objects associated to COVID-19 , together with oxygen concentrators.

Upset over yoga guru Ramdev’s remarks on allopathy, resident docs at a number of Delhi hospitals launched a protest as a part of a nationwide stir on Tuesday and sought an unconditional public apology or motion underneath the Epidemic Diseases Act.

Banded underneath the Federation of Resident Doctors Associations (FORDA), which had referred to as for the protest on May 29 and pressured that healthcare providers wouldn’t be hampered, the docs wore black armbands, ribbons and held up placards.

“Our protest began on Tuesday morning against the remarks made by Ramdev, who is not qualified to even speak on the discipline of allopathy. It had affected the morale of doctors, who are fighting day in and day out in the (COVID-19) pandemic. We demand an unconditional public apology from him or action against him under the Epidemic Diseases Act,” a senior FORDA official mentioned.

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been admitted to AIIMS because of post-COVID issues. He had contracted the coronavirus in April, however resumed workplace after restoration.

The Delhi High Court sought response of the town authorities and police on a plea in search of to restrain beggars and vagabonds from begging at site visitors junctions and markets to stop unfold of COVID-19 as a lot of them don’t put on masks or preserve social distancing.

Maharashtra reported 500 fatalities, its lowest in 42 days, whereas Tamil Nadu and Karnataka recorded 478 and 411 deaths respectively.

The COVID-19 restoration charge continues to extend, at 92.09 p.c at the moment, whereas the day by day positivity charge dipped to six.62 p.c, and has been lower than 10 p.c for seven consecutive days.

Bihar, Uttarakhand and Chhattisgarh on Monday prolonged COVID-induced lockdown or curfew although there might be some rest in curbs.

Andhra Pradesh has determined to proceed with curfew until 10 June, whereas the entire shutdown in Lakshadweep will stay until 7 June.

Almost all states and Union Territories have prolonged the curbs which they first began imposing in mid-April because the second COVID wave hit the nation.

“In view of the corona outbreak, a decision has been taken to extend the lockdown by a week, till June 08. However, some extra concessions will be made for business activities,” Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar tweeted in Hindi.

As per the revised tips, which might come into impact from 2 June, retailers dealing in important objects like grocery, greens, dairy merchandise, meat and fish, might be allowed to do enterprise from 6 am to 2 pm.

Similar relaxations have additionally been introduced by different states. Shopping malls, cinema halls, gyms, stadiums, golf equipment and swimming swimming pools will, nonetheless, stay closed.

Restrictions additionally stay on the quantity of people that might attend weddings and funerals.

The Chhattisgarh authorities mentioned that the lockdown, which was scheduled to finish on Monday, will proceed with some rest in restrictions in these districts the place the COVID-19 case positivity charge is lower than 5 p.c.

The Rajasthan authorities additionally issued tips on Monday to start out the “unlock” course of by easing sure restrictions from 2 June.

According to the rules for the modified lockdown, exemption for varied actions might be given solely in areas the place the positivity charge is lower than 10 p.c or using oxygen, ICU and ventilator beds is lower than 60 p.c.

Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Om Prakash mentioned the COVID curfew has been prolonged within the state until 8 June. The interval of the continuing curfew within the state was scheduled to return to an finish at 6 am on Tuesday morning.

The Lakshadweep administration introduced the extension of the entire shutdown for seven extra days, starting 31 May.

The full shutdown was first introduced on May 24 for every week.

The Andhra Pradesh authorities determined to increase the COVID curfew until June 10, with the identical set of restrictions.

The curfew, which was first clamped from May 5 because the coronavirus circumstances have been on a steep upward spiral, was supposed to finish on May 31.

Meanwhile, the Uttar Pradesh authorities prolonged the relaxations introduced within the coronavirus curfew to 6 extra districts from June 1, permitting retailers and markets exterior the containment zones to open for 5 days every week.

The relaxations will apply to a complete of 61 districts from Tuesday, whereas 14 districts with an lively COVID-19 caseload of over 600 have been saved exterior the purview of the order in the intervening time.

The 14 districts the place there can be no rest in curbs are Meerut, Lucknow, Saharanpur, Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Muzaffarnagar, Bareilly, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Bulandshahr, Jhansi, Lakhimpur-Khiri, Jaunpur and Ghazipur, the spokesperson mentioned.

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