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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Right now there’s pointless panic, says AIIMS chief, requires ‘considered use of oxygen’-Health News , Firstpost

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Randeep Guleria’s feedback come within the backdrop of hospitals throughout the nation going through extreme shortages in medical sources like oxygen, and COVID-19 remedy medicine

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: AIIMS director Randeep Guleria mentioned that that there’s an pressing want to scale back the variety of COVID-19 instances and make optimum use of hospital sources.

During a press briefing on the COVID-19 scenario, Additional Secretary within the MHA says there’s sufficient oxygen provide within the nation however tankers for transportation usually are not obtainable. Transportation is a problem, he says.

During a press briefing, the well being ministry mentioned eight states  —Maharashtra, UP, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu — have over one lakh lively instances.

The Madras High Court on Monday got here down exhausting on the Election Commission and referred to as it the “the most irresponsible institution” for the alleged unfold of the second wave of COVID-19 within the nation.

 Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa introduced that your complete state will go underneath a full lockdown for 2 weeks ranging from 9 pm on 27 April, mentioned studies.

The PGIMS hospital in Rohtak has stopped admission of latest COVID-19 sufferers until additional orders, saying it’s confronted with a “shortage” of medical oxygen.

During a listening to on a plea on the coronavirus scenario and subject of oxygen provide within the National Capital, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta mentioned that the procurement of oxygen needs to be on the nationwide stage solely, mentioned studies.

The Delhi authorities has determined that these above 18 years of age can be given free COVID-19 vaccine, introduced Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

In the previous 24 hours, Maharashtra has reported 66,191 instances, Uttar Pradesh has recorded, 35,311 instances,and Delhi has recorded 22,933 new instances.

According to official figures, the nation has reported 3,52,991 COVID-19 instances and a pair of,812 deaths prior to now 24 hours.

India logged a document 3,49,691 new coronavirus infections in a day taking its whole tally of COVID-19 instances to 1,69,60,172, whereas lively instances crossed the 26-lakh mark, in accordance with the Union Health Ministry knowledge up to date on Sunday.

The demise toll elevated to 1,92,311 with a document 2,767 day by day new fatalities, the info up to date at Eight am confirmed.

Registering a gradual enhance, the lively instances have elevated to 26,82,751 comprising 15.82 per cent of the entire infections, whereas the nationwide COVID-19 restoration fee has additional dropped to 83.05 per cent.

The quantity of people that have recuperated from the illness surged to 1,40,85,110, whereas the case fatality fee has additional dropped to 1.13 per cent, the info acknowledged.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went previous 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of 1.50 crore on April 19.

According to the ICMR, 27,79,18,810 samples have been examined as much as April 25 with 17,19,588 samples being examined on Saturday.

The 2,767 new fatalities embody 676 from Maharashtra, 357 from Delhi, 222 from Uttar Pradesh, 218 from Chhattisgarh, 208 from Karnataka, 152 from Gujarat and 110 from Jharkhand and 104 from Madhya Pradesh.

A complete of 1,92,311 deaths have been reported to this point within the nation together with 63,928 from Maharashtra, 14,283 from Karnataka, 13,475 from Tamil Nadu, 13,898 from Delhi, 10,959 from Uttar Pradesh, 10,884 from West Bengal, 8,356 from Punjab and seven,616 from Andhra Pradesh.

The well being ministry careworn that greater than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred as a result of comorbidities.

“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research,” the ministry mentioned on its web site, including that state-wise distribution of figures is topic to additional verification and reconciliation.

With inputs from PTI

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