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Many people ask why shouldn’t we open vaccination for all. There are two aims of such vaccination drives — to prevent deaths & protect healthcare system. The aim is not to administer the vaccine to those who want it but to those who need it: Union Health Secy Rajesh Bhushan
In the wake of rising cases of coronavirus, the Delhi government on Tuesday decided to impose night curfew in the national capital from Today till April 30. As per order from the Delhi government, the night curfew will be in place from 10 PM till 5 AM.
In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has urged Centre to further lower the age group eligible for vaccination to 25 years in order to curb the intensity of the rising cases in Maharashtra.
CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has written to the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi to further lower the age group eligible for vaccination to 25years old to curb the intensity of the rising cases in the state. pic.twitter.com/YWwebaYW9X
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) April 5, 2021
While Maharashtra has already imposed a limited lockdown, on Monday night, a proposal to bring back night curfew in Delhi was sent to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by top officials of the city’s administration.
India recorded more than one lakh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the highest daily increase recorded in the country since the beginning of the pandemic. The previous high of 97,894 cases was achieved on September 16 last year, after which India’s cases started sliding.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers across the country on Tuesday on the occasion of the 41st foundation day of the party. BJP national president JP Nadda will also address the meeting which will be held through video conferencing and will be streamed live from 10:30 am.