Coronavirus News Live: Haryana Health Minister accuses Delhi govt of looting oxygen tankers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asserted that lockdowns should be the “last resort” to deal with the raging pandemic. Everyone above 18 years of age will be eligible to get vaccinated against Covid-19 from May 1, the central government has said. India’s total tally of Covid-19 cases climbed to 1,56,16,130 with 2,95,041 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, while active cases surpassed the 21-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. Follow DH for latest updates.