India Records 1.07 Lakh Covid Cases in Single Day for First Time, Vardhan Blames Lax Attitude for Surge
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan chaired a detailed review of COVID-19 cases, vaccination status and challenges being faced by the states in management of coronavirus.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia has close cooperation with India on vaccines to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
At a press conference, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said the Covid-19 situation in Maharashtra is concerning because of its share in the total number of cases as well as in total deaths.
A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde, hearing a PIL pertaining to the Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican, was told by Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhati that the top law officer was unavailable on Tuesday.
Stating they too have lost at least five of their members in the gunbattle, the Maoists said “they were compelled to retaliate to save their land, pride and lives”.
Kerry is on a fourday visit to India, from April 5 to April 8, during which he will meet representatives from the Union government, the private sector and NGOs.
The vaccine was found to be safe and generally well tolerated, with no safety concerns identified by an independent data safety monitoring board.
The case positivity rate stands at 4.93 per cent amid a massive surge in coronavirus cases in the last few weeks.