In all, Vijayawada has around 800 hotels and restaurants. Members of hoteliers’ association have decided to resume their business from Thursday to cough up the losses incurred during the second wave.
The apex court was acting on a plea filed by activist Harsh Mander and two others seeking implementation of welfare measures for migrant workers who faced distress during the second wave of COVID-19.
The focus is on increasing the number of beds, equipment and trained manpower especially for children, AIIMS Director Ravi Kant said said.
This is the seventh time that the COVID-related curbs, first imposed in the state on April 22 for a week, were extended.
Hyderabad is the frontrunner in overall housing launches with approximately 8,850 units launched in Q2 2021 - followed by Mumbai Metropolitan Region with 6,880 and Bengaluru with 6,690 units.
This is the first time since February 16, when 94 COVID-19 cases were recorded, that the number of daily infections has dropped below 100.
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee condoled the demise of Trinamool Congress MLA Jayanta Naskar.
5,39,11,586 persons across 37 States/Union Territories have received their first dose and a total of 12,23,196 have received their second dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.
People in rural areas, especially the tribal dominated districts like Gumla, Khunti, Simdega and other adjoining districts, were reluctant to get Covid vaccine, fearing death.
More than half the students received their first doze of Covid-19 vaccine and about half the respondents believed that vaccinated students should be given an opporutnity to return back to campus.
Market association representatives and management staff at malls claimed, all precautions were being taken and Covid safety rules being adhered to.
Maharashtra's COVID-19 recovery rate is 95.55 per cent and the case fatality rate is 1.90 per cent, the statement said.
The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has reached 25,87,13,321, according to a provisional report compiled at 7 pm.
A Jharkhand government spokesperson said Education Minister Jagarnath Mahto has recovered fully and was brought back under medical supervision.
An official of Madhukar Rainbow Children's Hospital also said it will start administering Sputnik V jabs within this week.