Breaking News LIVE, April 7:
Maharashtra government wants the Centre’s help to find out if a new strain of virus is leading to the case load. Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 55,469 fresh coronavirus positive cases, the second highest spike in the last two days, taking the tally of infections to 31,13,354, while 297 deaths pushed the toll to 56,330.
India recorded 96,982 coronavirus infections in a day pushing the nationwide COVID-19 tally to 1,26,86,049. The death toll increased to 1,65,547 with 446 new fatalities. Registering a steady increase for the 27th day in a row, the active cases have increased to 7,88,223. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,17,32,279, with 50,143 discharges in the last 24 hours, the data stated.
In Punjab, 80% of cases are due to the UK variant of COVID19. This has been confirmed by genome sequencing. The increase in cases is event-driven like large weddings, local body elections, farmer protest, etc could have a role in it: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.
In Bijapur attack,24 security personnel lost lives,31 injured & 1 in our custody. 4 People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army personnel lost lives. Ready to negotiate with govt,they can announce mediators. Will release him. Police Jawans not our enemies:Communist Party of India (Maoist).
Prime Minister Modi to interact today with students, teachers, parents at ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’.