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GST Council might resolve on IGST levy on oxygen concentrators imported for private use on Could 28
The GST Council is its upcoming assembly, scheduled to be held on Could 28, is more likely to take a name on levy of 12 per cent tax on import of oxygen concentrators for private use.
21.80 crore Covid vaccine doses supplied to states, Union Territories thus far: Centre
- Greater than 21.80 crore vaccine doses towards COVID-19 have been supplied to states and Union Territories thus far and over 1.90 crore jabs are nonetheless obtainable with them, the Union Well being Ministry mentioned on Sunday
- In an announcement, the ministry mentioned 40,650 COVID-19 vaccine doses are within the pipeline and might be obtained by the states/UTs throughout the subsequent three days
WHO has supported India with 170 MT of important medical provides — Oxygen concentrators, testing kits, hospital beds, PPEs and auxiliary well being amenities close to present hospitals. These provides are anticipated to assist in filling essential gaps.
– Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia
Former CM Kamal Nath is making an attempt to interrupt morale of India. Do phrases like ‘Mera Bharat Covid’, ‘Indian corona’ swimsuit Congress, Kamal Nath, and Sonia Gandhi? Kamal Nath ji, you’re doing low cost politics in time of disaster.
– Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Publish-Covid complication amongst youngsters a brand new explanation for fear for pediatricians
- After black fungus, the Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Youngsters (MIS-C) is the following explanation for concern for the medical fraternity to take care of the submit COVID problems
- The syndrome involving multi-organ is often seen weeks after the height of COVID wave and may pose a risk to the kids submit an infection
There’s a risk that the third wave will not hit if everyone seems to be vaccinated. We’re planning to vaccinate everybody as quickly as doable. I am in talks with home and international firms concerning vaccines. We’re able to spend from our price range.
– Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
LG Mathur opinions COVID-19 state of affairs in Ladakh
Ladakh Lt Governor RK Mathur reviewed the COVID-19 situation within the union territory and known as for intensifying testing throughout villages to regulate the unfold of the an infection, an official spokesman mentioned on Sunday.
Lockdown prolonged in Delhi until Could 31, says CM Arvind Kejriwal
“The positivity price has come to 2.5% in Delhi. 1,600 new COVID-19 instances reported in Delhi within the final 24 hours,” mentioned Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. “If COVID-19 instances proceed to lower, we’ll start to unlock Delhi in a phased method from Could 31,” he added.
Greater than 1.90 crore COVID vaccine doses (1,90,20,313) are nonetheless obtainable with the states/UTs to be administered. 40,650 vaccine doses are within the pipeline and might be obtained by the States/UTs throughout the subsequent 3 days.
– Govt of India
With greater than 21.23 lakh checks performed within the final 24 hours, highest checks performed in a single day. The each day positivity price has declined to 11.34%.
– Govt of India
4,800 new Covid-19 instances recorded in UP
Energetic instances at 84,800 down by virtually 2,26,000 from the height in final 20 days, as per ACS-Info, Navneet Sehgal.
Dr Reddy’s creating new therapy choices for COVID-19, says MD
Drug main Dr Reddy’s Laboratories is engaged on the event of recent therapy choices for COVID-19 sufferers which it goals to launch over the following few months whereas guaranteeing uninterrupted provides of its present vary of merchandise for the infectious illness out there, in accordance with a prime firm official.
Current surges of COVID-19 in India, South America left individuals gasping for breath earlier than our eyes: UN chief
Current surges of COVID-19 in India, South America and different areas have left individuals “actually gasping for breath earlier than our eyes”, UN Secretary-Basic Antonio Guterres has mentioned, warning that the pandemic remains to be “very a lot with us, thriving and mutating”.
Age-wise vaccine distribution
#IndiaFightsCorona: #19 : – ✅ Above 60 years: 38.2% ✅ 45-60 years: 44.7% ✅… https://t.co/Zz8OSEAGNN
— #IndiaFightsCorona (@COVIDNewsByMIB) 1621746039000
Two individuals arrested for alleged involvement in black advertising and marketing of Q2 cylinders
“Two individuals arrested by CCB in Sheshadripuram and Byatarayanpura for alleged involvement in black advertising and marketing of Oxygen cylinders… 5 cylinders seized,” mentioned Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police, Crime, Bengaluru Metropolis Police.
IAS Affiliation strongly condemns the behaviour of Collector Surajpur, Chhattisgarh. It’s unacceptable and towards primary tenets of service and civility. Civil servants will need to have empathy and supply therapeutic contact to society always, extra so in these troublesome instances.
– IAS Affiliation on Surajpur District Collector slapping an individual for allegedly violating COVID-19 lockdown tips
Northern Military Commander Lt Gen YK Joshi felicitated a centenarian girl in Jammu & Kashmir’s Udhampur district who took her first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Friday.
– Indian Military
At over 2.5%, Delhi’s Covid loss of life price in Could highest in nation
The loss of life price from the Covid pandemic has risen sharply throughout the nation in Could, with Delhi registering the best case fatality price (CFR) amongst larger states in the course of the first three weeks of this month (until Could 21).
India studies 2,40,842 new COVID-19 instances, 3,55,102 discharges and three,741 deaths in final 24 hours, as per Well being Ministry.
Complete instances: 2,65,30,132
Complete discharges: 2,34,25,467
Dying toll: 2,99,266
Energetic instances: 28,05,399
Complete vaccination: 19,50,04,184
Uttarakhand govt declares black fungus to be an epidemic: State Well being Division
32,86,07,937 samples examined for COVID-19 as much as twenty second Could: ICMR
Of those, 21,23,782 samples have been examined yesterday, as per Indian Council of Medical Analysis.
Maharashtra: 1,001 new COVID-19 instances in Thane, 52 extra deaths
With the addition of 1,001 new instances of coronavirus, the an infection rely in Thane district of Maharashtra has gone as much as 5,08,647, an official mentioned on Sunday.
World Covid-19 caseload tops 166.4 million, loss of life toll at 3,449,399
- The general international Covid-19 caseload has topped 166.4 million, whereas the deaths have surged to greater than 3.44 million, in accordance with the Johns Hopkins College
- The US continues to be the worst-hit nation with the world’s highest variety of instances and deaths at 33,103,118 and 589,670, respectively, in accordance with the CSSE
Military units up 100-bed Covid Care Centre in Bengaluru
With the Covid second wave sweeping although the state, the Indian Military on Saturday augmented the medical infrastructure of state administration by establishing a 100-bed Covid Care Centre at Ulsoor in Bengaluru.
Covid-19: The highest developments from yesterday
A number of states prolong Covid curbs
Tamil Nadu joined Uttar Pradesh and Northeast states to increase lockdown with a big get together of the nation already below Covid-induced restrictions until month-end.
‘Pandemic stabilising in most elements of the nation’
NITI Aayog member (Well being) VK Paul mentioned India was capable of come this far in controlling this pandemic by restrictions on social and financial actions and containment and care measures.
Six states reporting a excessive variety of Covid deaths: Govt
The Union well being ministry on Saturday mentioned that there are six states which can be reporting a excessive variety of deaths– Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, UP, Punjab and Delhi.
Extra states declare black fungus as an epidemic
Black fungus or mucormycosis has been declared a notifiable illness in Uttarakhand below the Epidemic Act, 1897 on Saturday.
Amphotericin-B manufacturing ramped up
Amid the rising instances of Mucormycosis or ‘black fungus’, the Union Well being Ministry on Saturday mentioned the provision of Amphotericin-B, the important thing drug to deal with the lethal illness is now being elevated and the ministry is in contact with 5 extra producers.
No consensus but on Covid vaccine passport situation at WHO stage: Govt
The WHO is but to succeed in a consensus on the vaccine passport situation for permitting worldwide journey to these totally vaccinated towards the coronavirus an infection, the federal government mentioned on Saturday and famous that discussions are nonetheless on.
Vaccination for 18+ class halted in Delhi
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday mentioned Covid-19 vaccination centres for these within the 18-44 age group need to be closed as a consequence of lack of doses.
Two doses key to immunity towards Covid variants, examine reveals
- Two vaccine doses are required to bolster immunity towards the Covid variants first present in India and Kent, the Monetary Instances reported, citing Public Well being England findings
- Twin doses supplied an 81% defence towards the B.1.617.2 variant first present in India and 87% towards the B.1.1.7 or Kent pressure, in accordance with the early information
BMC-run vaccination centres for COVID-19 in Mumbai to stay shut right this moment
The civic physique will share the small print for Monday by way of its Twitter deal with, later within the day, Brihanmumbai Municipal Company introduced yesterday.
Jharkhand studies 2,037 new COVID-19 instances, 3,929 recoveries, 41 deaths on Saturday
As many as 1,22,949 individuals uncovered to an infection in 20 days, as per Uttarakhand Well being Secretary Dr Amit Negi
2,044 youngsters under 9 years and eight,661 aged between 10-19 years contracted COVID-19 in Uttarakhand, between 1st and twentieth Could this yr, mentioned the State Covid Management Room.
Maharashtra studies 26,133 new COVID-19 instances, 40,294 recoveries, 682 deaths in final 24 hours
21 instances of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported at Delhi govt-run LNJP Hospital until date: Official
Delhi CM Kejriwal writes to PM Modi requesting vaccine jabs
CM Arvind Kejriwal writes to PM Narendra Modi requesting instant provide of jabs and rising vaccine quota of town. Vaccination centres for 18-44 age group in Delhi to be closed as a consequence of scarcity of doses.