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3689 COVID Deaths Reported in India on Saturday
India reported 3689 COVID deaths on Saturday. This remains the single highest daily death toll ever reported.
India reported a total of 3,92,488 new COVID cases on Saturday. Further 3,07,865 COVID patients recovered in the past 24 hours as per MoHFW. Total COVID cases increased to 1,95,57,457, recovered patients 1,59,92,271, COVID death toll jumped to 2,15,542. While COVID active cases in India stood at 33,49,644.
01:06 pm (IST)
COVID Vaccination Registration Process
Here is how you can register at COWIN Portal for a COVID vaccination appointment for 18 years and above.
12:01 pm (IST)
Daily COVID Vaccination Falls From 27 Lakhs Daily to 18 Lakhs
According to Mohfw a total of 15,68,16031 COVID vaccination doses have been administered in India.
In the past 24 hours, only 18,26,219 Vaccine doses given across India. On Friday, 27,44,485 COVID Vaccine doses were administered and this fall only confirms claims by various state governments that they are not receiving the required COVID vaccine doses.
12:46 pm (IST)
Election News Boycott
We won’t be sharing any updates on election results to show respect towards people who have lost their lives due to COVID. The government’s persistence in going ahead with elections in India led to many COVID-related deaths across India.
12:34 pm (IST)
India First Country in the World to Record 400,000 COVID Cases in a Single Day
12:25 pm (IST)
Australia Suspended Direct Flights from India on Saturday as People Could Face 5 Years in Jail plus Fine if Returning from India
12:11 pm (IST)
When Should One Get Vaccinated After Recovering From COVID?
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, anyone who tested positive for COVID should get vaccinated at least two to eight weeks after a 14-day recovery from COVID-19.
If you are showing symptoms of COVID one should avoid vaccination. You should wait at least two weeks after symptoms subdue to get vaccinated.
Ideally doctors have recommended 6-8 weeks interval between the two doses of COVID vaccine. However, if you test COVID positive in between the two doses, doctors recommend a 2-4 week wait time till all COVID symptoms go away.
11:44 am (IST)
COVID Resource by IIT Delhi Alumni
This resource provides live tracking of vacant hospital beds, oxygen, plasma, and other necessary covid resources for multiple cities across India. Use the link below:
11:32 am (IST)
Twitter Compiles List of Verified COVID Resources
11:05 am (IST)
Politics Over COVID Supplies Received From Foreign Countries
Central and State Governments spar over claim on COVID supplies received from several foreign countries.
10:49 am (IST)
COVID-19 Helpline Numbers for Districts in Uttar Pradesh
10:36 am (IST)
COVID Crisis in India, the USA Issues Travel Restrictions
10:00 am (IST)
Government Opens Emergency Helpline Number for Pregnant Women
National Commission for Women launched a WhatsApp helpline number (9354954224) for providing emergency medical assistance to pregnant women.
09:56 am (IST)
Election Commission of India Write to Chief Secretaries of All States and UTs
09:49 am (IST)
COVID-19 Norms Flouted by People After Election Results Roll Out
Many people across West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh were seen without masks celebrating election victory.
09:37 am (IST)
Medical Supplies Arrive at Delhi Airport From France
Today morning a flight carrying medical supplies from France arrived in Delhi. French envoy state that they have been working with the Indian Government to provide assistance. India helped France during their COVID crisis in 2020 and they wanted to show solidarity now that India is experiencing difficulty in dealing with COVID second wave. It’s the largest package France provided to any country since beginning of COVID crisis.
09:21 am (IST)
12 Patients Die at Batra Hospital in Delhi as Hospital Run Out of Oxygen
09:08 am (IST)
USAID Sends COVID Supplies to India via Two Air Shipments
Two COVID supplies shipments have arrived from USAID. Further, 3 additional COVID relief supply aircraft carrying life-saving oxygen, oxygen supplies, and other critical health commodities departed from the US to India.
US Agency for International Development (USAID) confirmed that the three aircraft are transporting oxygen cylinders and regulators, oxygen concentrators, rapid diagnostic tests, and more than one million N95 masks. One of these flights will carry a Deployable Oxygen Concentration System. In addition, more supplies will follow from the USA.
09:05 am (IST)
Even Amid COVID Crisis, Exports Jump in April from India
08:45 am (IST)
COVID Resources in Punjab
08:42 am (IST)
Mumbai Verified COVID Resources
07:34 am (IST)
Bengaluru COVID Resources and Helpline Numbers
07:32 am (IST)
Karnataka Hospital Bed, Remdesivir and Government Helplines
Please check this verified sheet for COVID resources in Karnataka: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1M9J1nDFLxJ2hevqNuPA7puhrxGRl_dZTT8LQNdHMcmA/edit#gid=0
07:28 am (IST)
Oxygen Cylinder Resources in Delhi
Please check the below post on Instagram for Oxygen Cylinder refilling and new cylinder pick up places in Delhi:
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