India News Live Updates April 25, 2021: Delhi Extends the Lockdown by a Week

12:35 pm (IST)

Delhi Government Extends Lockdown Till 3rd May 05:00 am

Delhi reported 24,103 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. With the rising number of cases the Delhi government extended lockdown by a week.

12:13 pm (IST)

Delhi Government Starts a Portal to Manage Oxygen Supply in the Capital

The Delhi Government has started a portal that will be updated every two hours by oxygen manufacturers, suppliers, and hospitals for better management. The Central and State teams are working together to better manage oxygen supply in the capital.

11:58 am (IST)

Registration of Vaccination via Co-win App Only No Door to Door Service Confirms Mumbai Mayor

Mumbai’s mayor stated that they are not planning to conduct door-to-door vaccination but are planning to place a few mobile vans for vaccination at various places across Mumbai. Registration for vaccination will be done via the Co-Win app only.

11:45 am (IST)

Delhi’s Hospitals Overwhelmed with COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19 Situation in the Capital Leading to Collapse of Healthcare System

10:42 am (IST)

Declare Judicial Officers as Frontline Workers

Advocate Shobha Gupta moved the Delhi High Court seeking direction from Delhi Government to immediately declare Judicial Officers in Delhi as frontline workers.

10:33 am (IST)

Stay Away From Rumours About COVID-19 Vaccine: PM Modi

PM Modi urged people to not fall prey to any rumours about the COVID-19 vaccine. He clarified that the Government of India has sent free vaccines to all state governments. All people above the age of 45 can benefit from this vaccine drive. Further, from the 1st of May, vaccines will be available for every Indian citizen above 18 years of age.

10:23 am (IST)

Stand Together to Fight Second Wave of COVID-19: PM Modi

10:09 am (IST)

Use Hashtag #Covid19IndiaHelp on Twitter for Leads on COVID Resources Including Hospital Beds, Oxygen, etc Across India

Many people across India are using #COVID19IndiaHelp to find hospital beds, plasma blood donors and Oxygen cylinders. People have taken it upon themselves to access these resources with Governments failure to provide the same.

09:51 am (IST)

25 Patients Die in Delhi Due to Oxygen Shortage

Ground Report Shows Concerning Situation of Oxygen Supply Throughout India Specially Delhi

09:43 am (IST)

COVID-19 Isolation Beds Setup in Railway Coaches in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

As hospitals across the state are completely 20 isolation railway coaches set up for COVID19 patients in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal

09:30 am (IST)

Weekend Curfew in Jammu and Kashmir, Tamil Nadu,

Many States and UTs across India went into weekend curfew till 6 am, April 26. Only essential and emergency services permitted during the weekend curfew.

09:19 am (IST)

The USA to Deploy Additional Support to People of India

US Secretary of the State Anthony Blinken spoke to Dr. S Jaishankar today and extended support amid the COVID crises in India. Our hearts go out to Indian people in the midst of the horrific COVID-19 outbreak. We’re working closely with our partners in the Indian govt, and we’ll rapidly deploy additional support to the people of India and India’s healthcare workers.

09:11 am (IST)

Oxygen Manufacturing Plant Setup in Kupwara District of Jammu and Kashmir

An oxygen plant was set up at Sub District Hospital (SDH) Kupwara, amid an increase in demand for oxygen. “This facility will be beneficial for everyone,” said Dr. Sheikh Iqbal, Consultant Physician. This model should be followed by many hospitals across India as we cannot be dependent on our government.

09:02 am (IST)

Supply of 4.35 Lakh vials of Remdesivir to Maharashtra

CM Uddhav Thackeray confirmed that the central government approved the supply of 4.35 lakh vials of Remdesivir to Maharashtra. Further, he thanked PM Modi for accepting his request.

08:53 am(IST)

Odisha Supplies 510 MT of Medical Oxygen to Many States Across India

In the last two days, Odisha has supplied 29 tankers/containers carrying approximately 510 MT medical oxygen to Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Maharastra, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and other needy states.

In other news, black marketing of oxygen cylinders continues across India. Police arrested two people for selling oxygen cylinders in the black market in Nandgram area of Ghaziabad.

08:40 am (IST)

Follow on Twitter for Verified COVID Resources Across India

08:21 pm (IST)

Indian Railways Confirm 3816 Rail Coaches Available for COVID-19 Patients

3816 rail coaches are currently available for use at present for COVID care.

08:15 am (IST)

Kerala the Only State With Excess Oxygen Production in India

Within One Year Kerala Increased Oxygen Production by 58% in One Year

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