Breaking News LIVE, April 16:
Niranjani Akhara’s Ravindra Puri tested positive for COVID-19. He attended the Kumbh Mela in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa tests positive for Covid-19 for the second time, admitted to hospital.
Sunday lockdown in UP, Rs 1,000 fine for not wearing mask, Rs 10,000 for second violation
India reports 2,17,353 new COVID19 cases, 1,18,302 discharges and 1,185 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,42,91,917, Total recoveries: 1,25,47,866, Active cases: 15,69,743 ,Death toll: 1,74,308 Total vaccination: 11,72,23,509
Over 30 Sadhus have tested positive for Covid-19 so far in Haridwar. Medical teams are going to akharas and RT-PCR tests of sadhus are being done continuously. The process will be further quickened from April 17, says Dr SK Jha, Haridwar Chief Medical Officer.
State Government revives the State COVID Command and Control Centre with immediate effect to take necessary steps for #COVID19 management and vaccination in the state on a daily basis: Government of Andhra Pradesh.
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala tests positive for COVID-19.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday that he will visit various healthcare facilities in Delhi today to assess the coronavirus situation. “In view of the disturbing trend of rising #Covid19 cases in Delhi, I’ll visit various healthcare facilities over the next few days to assess & further scale-up facilities. Starting with AIIMS trauma centre at 08:30 AM, today,” Harsh Vardhan said.
Over 2,400 people were booked for allegedly violating the night curfew imposed by the Delhi government amid a surge in coronavirus cases, police said on Thursday. According to data shared by the police, 143 cases were registered from 10 pm on Wednesday to 5 am on Thursday.
Entry for Shahdara metro station has been temporarily closed to ensure social distancing as part of our crowd control measures. Exit is allowed: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation