As of Monday, fully vaccinated travelers from destinations on Britain’s “amber list” are allowed to enter the country without self-isolating for up to 10 days.
The decision was made during a meeting on Thursday in which local people and government officers participated.
"We have to move forward with our strategy of test, track, treat and tika," Prime Minister Modi said, adding that special attention needs to be paid to micro-containment zones.
No COVID-19 death was reported in Puducherry on Sunday, while the number of fresh cases stood at 145.
The number of new Covid-19 cases continued to decrease in the State on Friday.
The Delta Plus variant has resulted in sharp rise in cases in Maharashtra and Kerala.
"Last minute decisions do more harm than good. Kumbh could not be managed due to last minute decision and situation spiralled out of control," observed the bench.
A two-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao and also comprising Justice Aniruddha Bose, started hearing the case.
Delhi Metro was permitted to resume operations with 50 per cent capacity while shops in markets and malls were allowed to open on an odd-even basis from 10 am to 8 pm.
Shops in malls, markets, market complexes, standalone shops and neighborhood shops will open with the restrictions of even-odd and timings from Monday.
The inmates who have made such a request are lodged in nine jails of the state.
This is no time for politicking by Centre, need to survive the Covid storm jointly: Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren
Urging Prime Minister Modi to "work together" with states during these difficult times, Soren accused him of instead causing damage to India''s federal structure.
Advocate General Rajiv Ranjan informed the court that they (the government) are in the process of getting a CT Scan machine at the hospital.
The village has over 300 families, including tribals. Many of them have their immediate families in Karnataka, and some visit the neighbouring state on a daily basis for work.
The chief minister said the state did not have "much capacity" for COVID testing till March last year but is now conducting 2.5 lakh to 3 lakh tests every day.