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Hungary plans Covid shots for more than 40% of population by end of April
Hungary expects to have more than 4 million of its 10 million people vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end of April and to further ease lockdown measures in five or six days, when it has inoculated 3 million people, a senior official said on Thursday.
AstraZeneca worries complicate bid to vaccinate the world
Growing worries that AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 vaccine causes rare blood clots could hinder immunization campaigns across the world, from London to Seoul.
Night curfew imposed in Noida with immediate effect from 10 pm – 5 am till April 17.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday announced a 60-hour lockdown in the urban areas of the state in the wake of rising daily cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
India has recorded a massive surge of 126,315 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. With this, India has seen the biggest-ever daily surge, taking the tally to 12,926,061, Worldometer showed this morning. Active cases have crossed the 900,000-mark and now stand at 910,264. India is now the 4th-worst hit country in terms of active cases.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet chief ministers on Thursday as a steep jump in Covid-19 infections from early February forces states to reinstate restrictions.
Chief Ministers are likely to brief via video conferencing Modi on vaccination and measures to curb the second wave of infections. The meeting comes days after India breached 100,000 mark in daily cases and Maharashtra and Delhi imposed restrictions.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern temporarily suspends entry for all travellers from India. The suspension will start from 1600 local time on April 11 and will be in place until April 28, Ardern said in a news conference. During this time the government will look at risk management measures to resume travel.
Andhra Pradesh: People cast their vote for Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency and Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency elections in the state today. Visuals from Ambapuram village in Krishna district.
South Western Railway (SWR) will be running additional trains from 8th to 14th April, in view of the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) strike & and for clearing the extra rush of upcoming Ugadi Festival: SWR