Coronavirus updates: Uddhav’s wife hospitalised for Covid treatment

Coronavirus updates: Uddhav’s wife hospitalised for Covid treatment

India’s Covid-19 tally climbed to 1,20,95,855 with 56,211 more people testing positive for the infection in a span of 24 hours, while 271 more fatalities pushed death toll to 1,62,114, according to the Union health ministry’s data updated on Tuesday. Registering a steady increase for the 20th day in row, active cases have increased to 5,40,720 comprising 4.47 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate has further dropped to 94.19 per cent. Stay with TOI for all updates.

Schools in Ladakh reopened for Class 6 onwards, yesterday, months after remaining shut due to pandemic.

“We’re following all the SOPs. We have reduced student’s strength to 50% in each class. Students will have to come to school on alternative days,” said a school staff.

05:57 (IST) Mar 31

Vaccinate all 45+ in 2 weeks, says govt

.05:18 (IST) Mar 31

With 7.3 lakh tests/million, Delhi tops screening list

States seem to have taken the surge in coronavirus infections seriously with tests for Covid-19 going up by more than 38% over the last two weeks compared to the first half of March. Countrywide, the total samples tested have gone up from 97.89 lakh between March 1-14 to 1.35 crore during March 14-27.

04:35 (IST) Mar 31

US administers 147.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines: CDC (Reuters)

02:51 (IST) Mar 31

Leaders of 23 countries and the WHO have pledged support for an international treaty to help deal with future health emergencies like the coronavirus pandemic (Reuters)

02:25 (IST) Mar 31

WHO mission leader says it’s ‘possible’ Covid cases circulated before December 2019 (Reuters)

01:46 (IST) Mar 31

Germany can meet vaccination goal despite AstraZeneca setback: minister

00:10 (IST) Mar 31

“Reaching Ramallah. Made in India vaccines arrive in Palestine,” tweets External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar.

23:50 (IST) Mar 30

Nagpur: With rise in Covid-19 deaths in second wave, number of fatalities crossed 5,000 in the district on Tuesday. Positive cases in the district dropped by 2,021 on Tuesday as tests declined from an average 16,000 per day to 4,604 on account of Holi festival.

23:44 (IST) Mar 30

Germany restricts use of AstraZeneca jabs for under-60s, say ministers.

23:11 (IST) Mar 30

Read: Maharashtra CM’s wife Rashmi Thackeray admitted to hospital for Covid-19 treatment.

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