The Rajasthan authorities on Sunday prolonged the coronavirus lockdown by 15 days until June 8. Nonetheless, the state could enable some relaxations in business actions from June 1 in districts the place the Covid-19 state of affairs will enhance considerably, in line with a authorities launch. The house division on Sunday issued an order extending the lockdown from 5 am on Could 24 to five am on June 8. Folks going for vaccination can be allowed to maneuver inside their respective city native physique or panchayat samiti throughout the lockdown interval.
The Haryana authorities on Sunday extended the ongoing lockdown by one other week and can now stay in place till 5 am on Could 31. Standalone outlets can be allowed to open throughout the day when curfew isn’t in place. Different outlets can be allowed to stay open between 7 am and 12 pm on odd – even foundation. Nonetheless, malls will stay closed.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday extended the ongoing lockdown within the metropolis until Could 31. Kejriwal mentioned that if Covid-19 circumstances proceed to lower, they are going to start the unlock process in a phased method from Could 31 onwards. With 1,600 new circumstances within the final 24 hours, the positivity charge within the metropolis has reached 2.5%, he added.
India recorded 240,842 new circumstances of coronavirus and three,741 deaths on Saturday, in line with knowledge from the Union Well being Ministry. There are a complete of two,65,30,132 Covid-19 circumstances within the nation whereas the loss of life toll has reached 2,99,266. Tamil Nadu reported 35,873 new circumstances whereas Karnataka had 31,183. A complete of two,34,25,467 folks have recovered from the illness.
Lively circumstances have come down by greater than a lakh for the third straight day. There are 28.05 lakh energetic circumstances within the nation at current. Out of the three,741 deaths reported on Saturday, Maharashtra reported 713, Tamil Nadu had 448, whereas Karnataka reported 451. As many as 19,50,04,184 folks have been vaccinated thus far. The federal government Sunday mentioned the day by day positivity charge has declined to 11.34%. Over 21.23 lakh checks had been performed within the final 24 hours, the very best checks performed in a single day, it additional mentioned.
In the meantime, early indicators of the waning of the oxygen crisis are seen within the nation with liquid medical oxygen equipped to hospitals over the past 72 hours exhibiting a decline for the primary time in virtually a month.
“Precise consumption has dropped to eight,000 MT a day from round 8,900 MT a day,” an official mentioned. Whereas the amount equipped has dropped, it’s nonetheless a lot larger than the demand recorded throughout the first wave of Covid-19 final yr.
The info maintained by an empowered group of officers tasked with oxygen provide reveals whole oxygen equipped to hospitals hit a peak of 8,944 metric tonnes (MT) per day on Could 9 dropped to about 8,100 MT a day on Could 18-19. Nonetheless, it has once more risen marginally to eight,334 MT a day on Could 20.