Mumbai reports 1,240 new cases, 48 more deaths
Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Lockdown and Cases News Live Updates: The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday extended the ongoing curfew across the state till end of may to contain and combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Chief Minister’s Office stated.
Mumbai reported 1,240 new Covid-19 cases, 2,587 recoveries and 48 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, the city now has 6,89,936 total cases, 6,39,340 recoveries and 34,288 active cases. The death toll has reached 14,308. On the other hand, Delhi recorded 4,524 fresh Covid cases, the lowest single-day spike since April 5. It also registered 340 deaths. The positivity rate has dipped to 8.42%.
Earlier, a report submitted by the National AEFI Committee to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that bleeding and clotting cases following Covid vaccination in India are minuscule and in line with the expected number of diagnoses of these conditions in the country.
The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday extended the ongoing curfew across the state till end of may to contain and combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Chief Minister’s Office stated.
Meanwhile, Union defence minister Rajnath Singh and health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Monday released the first batch of Anti-Covid drug 2DG developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) approved the 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) drug for emergency use as an adjunct therapy in moderate to severe coronavirus patients earlier this month.
India, in the last 24 hours, recorded 2,81,386 new Covid-19 cases, the Union Health Ministry update showed on Monday. With this, the total tally reached 24,965,463. The case count has fallen below the 3-lakh mark for the first time in 25 days. However, 4,106 people succumbed to the disease in the said period, which pushed up the death toll to 274,390. The number of active cases have down to 3,516,997 from Sunday’s 3,618,458 — the biggest single-day drop ever.