Coronavirus in India News Live Updates: India on Thursday recorded 3,14,835 new Covid-19 cases, the highest one day spike seen ever in the pandemic. The death toll in the last 24 hours stood at 2,104. The total number of active cases rose to 22,91,428. The total number of cases stand at 1,59,30,965, recoveries at 1,34,54,880 and the total death toll at 1,84,657.
Amid rising case, and a curfew already in place, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a press conference at 12 noon on Thursday.
The Centre on Wednesday raised Delhi’s oxygen quota as the national capital faced a severe crisis amid the raging Covid-19 pandemic. The centre has increased the supply of medical oxygen to Delhi – from 378 metric tonnes per day to 480 as the Delhi High Court pulled up the Centre over the crisis.
Apr 22, 2021 08:34 (IST)
21-day Quarantine for Indian Travelers to Singapore | All travellers from India should be isolated for 21 days instead of 14 to help strengthen Singapore’s defences against a new double mutant strain of SARS-CoV-2 that appears to be more infectious, reported The Straits Times citing experts on Thursday. However, it is not yet necessary to ban flights from India, it said. “A 14-day quarantine or SHN (stay home notice) would detect more than 98 per cent of COVID-19 cases, including those who were infected while on the plane,” said Associate Professor Hsu Li Yang, the vice-dean of global health at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health.