Madhya Pradesh reports 9,720 cases and 51 deaths in last 24 hours, positivity rate jumps to 21.7 per cent
CM claims no shortage of Remdesivir injections in govt hospitals, helicopter to be used to dispatch injections to needy districts
Earlier, Telangana CS had pointed out that the state government is left with only 5.66 lakh doses of the vaccine, which would last only three days.
In the meeting, he was informed that there are 12 districts with no beds available at present for the COVID-19 patients.
Nine jail inmates, including six from R Udaygiri sub-jail and three from Paralakhemundi sub-jail in Gajapati district, have tested positive for Covid-19.
The virulent spread of Covid during the second wave is evident as the 1,941 fresh infections emerged from just a little over 31,000 samples.
Out of the total cases, 4,266 cases were from Bengaluru Urban alone.
According to Health Ministry, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh remain states of maximum concern on account of high daily COVID-19 cases, deaths.
Raj Thackeray also said he asked the CM to allow sportspersons to join the practice sessions and to permit gymnasiums to function with social distancing.
Reservation of beds in private hospitals have been hiked to 25% after surge in Covid cases
Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that 3.51 crore vaccine doses have been administered till now in the country.
Ruling out any curfew or night ban, the Chief Minister appealed to the people to observe the COVID guidelines and use masks and maintain social distancing.
Justice Shankar had on March 8 taken suo motu cognisance of the situation after witnessing passengers not wearing masks properly.
Mumbai division reported 3,198 new cases and 17 fatalities, taking the cumulative caseload to 7,56,184 and the death toll to 19,949, the department said.
The wider Mumbai division reported 3,137 new cases and 11 deaths, taking the cumulative caseload to 7,52,986 and death toll to 19,932.
An average of 87224 Covid 19 tests are carried out in Maharashtra and 11.68 per cent positive cases detections recorded.