Covid Cases News Updates
Covid Cases News Updates: Delhi logs 1,083 fresh COVID-19 cases, positivity rate of 4.48 percent; Delhi on Sunday reported 1,083 fresh COVID-19 infections with a positivity rate of 4.48 percent and one death due to the disease, according to the health department. On Saturday, the national capital had reported 1,094 COVID-19 cases, its highest daily spike since February 10, with a positivity rate of 4.82 percent and two fatalities.
Wrap Up: All you need to know
- France’s Macron beats Le Pen to win the second term
- Maharashtra logs 144 COVID-19 cases, two fatalities
- Mumbai clocks 73 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours
- Punjab govt orders probe against 720 private schools over fee hike
- 12 fresh coronavirus cases push Jammu and Kashmir’s infection tally to 4,53,990
- Karnataka records 60 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 39,46,934
- Six fresh COVID-19 cases take Madhya Pradesh’s infection tally to 10,41,319
- Delhi logs 1,083 fresh COVID-19 cases, one fatality; positivity rate of 4.48 percent
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives the first Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award
France’s Macron beats Le Pen to win the second term
French President Emmanuel Macron defeated his far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday by a comfortable margin, early projections by pollsters showed, securing a second term and heading off what would have been a political earthquake.
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Zelenskyy, Erdogan discuss evacuation
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says he has discussed the evacuation of civilians from Mariupol in a call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Zelenskyy said on Twitter that he “stressed the need for the immediate evacuation of civilians from Mariupol, including Azovstal, and immediate exchange of blocked troops” in Sunday’s call with Erdogan. He noted that the call came before Erdogan’s planned conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Court sends Mevani to one-day judicial custody; will hear bail on Monday
A local court here on Sunday sent Gujarat Independent legislator Jignesh Mevani, arrested from the western state by Assam Police on Wednesday for a purported Tweet against the prime minister, to one day’s judicial custody, a police official said. A hearing in his case, including his bail petition, will be taken up on Monday, he added.
A teen who joined terror ranks a week ago killed in an encounter
Jammu and Kashmir | Teenager from Khanyar, Srinagar who joined terror ranks a week ago killed in an encounter in Pulwama, along with two other terrorists: Srinagar Police
Covid: 21 fresh cases in Punjab
Punjab reported 21 fresh Covid cases that took the infection tally to 7,59,422, according to a medical bulletin issued here on Sunday. No Covid-related fatality was reported in the past 24-hours. The death toll stands at 17,744, according to the bulletin.
Covid-19 India April 24 Highlights: Delhi logs 1,083 new infections; active cases near 4,000
Veteran Congress leader K Sankaranarayanan passes away at 89
Senior Congress leader and former Governor of various states K Sankaranarayanan passed away at his residence here on Sunday, family sources said. He was 89. Sankaranarayanan was the Governor of Maharashtra, Nagaland, and Jharkhand. He had also held additional charges of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Goa as Governor. The senior Congress leader was a four-time legislator and had held Finance, Excise, and Agriculture portfolios in various ministries in Kerala.
One hurt in a mysterious explosion in J&K’s Rajouri
One person was injured in a mysterious explosion in Jammu and Kashmir’s border district of Rajouri on Sunday, officials said. The explosion took place at Budhal-Shahpur in the Kotranka area outside the house of Preetam Singh around 8 pm, a few hours after the conclusion of a marriage function there, they said. A police party has rushed to the spot and the cause of the explosion is being probed, the officials said, adding the injured was shifted to hospital and his condition was stated to be stable.
Voter turnout in French presidential runoff at 63.23pc: Interior Ministry
Voter turnout in the second round of the French presidential election has reached 63.23 percent as of 15.00 GMT, the French Interior Ministry said on Sunday. Polls opened at 6.00 GMT on Sunday in France, where the final second round of presidential elections is taking place. Emmanuel Macron, the current president, and Marine Le Pen, the right-wing National Rally leader, are fighting for the right to lead the country for the next five years. According to the ministry, this year’s turnout as of 15.00 GMT was lower than in the last two presidential elections at the same time.
COVID-19 in India: Delhi reports over 1,000 new cases, Maharashtra logs 144 cases with 2 deaths; PM Modi urges people to stay alert: Covid Cases News Updates
Punjab CM urges Centre to relax norms for shriveled grains
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Sunday urged the Centre to relax norms for shriveled grains in the purchase of wheat from the state without imposing any value cut. Wheat growers in Punjab have reported a drop in crop yield and shriveled grains because of the early onset of heatwaves. Mann said he had personally spoken to Union Home minister Amit Shah and Food and Public Distribution Minister Piyush Goyal and requested them to allow the relaxations based on the field data collected by the teams deputed by the government of India.
Mumbai clocks 73 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours
Mumbai reported 73 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours, said the health bulletin by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai on Sunday. With this, the active caseload in the city stands at 521. As many as 55 COVID patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries in the city since the beginning of the pandemic to 1,039,203.Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 2,593 Covid Cases In India Today, Slightly Higher Than Yesterday
Covid Cases News Updates: Punjab govt orders probe against 720 private schools over fee hike
The AAP-led dispensation in Punjab on Sunday ordered an inquiry against 720 private schools for allegedly raising fees despite the government’s directions. The move comes after complaints from parents who claimed these schools disregarded the government’s directions.
12 fresh coronavirus cases push Jammu and Kashmir’s infection tally to 4,53,990: Officials
Ukrainian PM says Kyiv and Washington are discussing the use of frozen Russian assets for financial assistance to Ukraine
128 wheels of Vande Bharat trains manufactured in war-torn Ukraine moved to Romania, to be airlifted to India soon
Fresh orders for wheels placed with Czech Republic, Poland, US: Sources
Karnataka records 60 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 39,46,934: Health department bulletin
Six fresh COVID-19 cases take Madhya Pradesh’s infection tally to 10,41,319: Health official
Russia says village in Belgorod region shelled by Ukraine -TASS
Russia said on Sunday a village in its Belgorod region bordering Ukraine was shelled from across the frontier, state news agency TASS quoted a local official as saying. Vladimir Pertsev, the official, said there were no casualties or damage after one projectile landed in a field, according to TASS.
Covid Cases News Updates: India Logs 2,876 New COVID-19 Cases, 98 Deaths In 24 Hours: Centre
Deputy commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba Arif Hazar alias Rehan among three militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, identities of the remaining two being ascertained: Police
Govt of Tamil Nadu opposes the media reports of introducing a trilingual policy in govt schools
The existing bilingual policy will continue in the state. Tamil Nadu government’s bilingual policy is to use Tamil as the mother tongue & English as a language to be connected with the world: Govt of TN
Delhi logs 1,083 fresh COVID-19 cases, one fatality; positivity rate 4.48 percent: Health bulletin
A meeting to discuss the Covid situation in the country has been convened at midnight on Wednesday, April 27 via video conferencing. The meeting will be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Official Sources
Over 14,000 COVID Cases Likely in Delhi Today, Says Govt; Rules Out Complete Lockdown
Asian Wrestling Championships
Vicky Chahar wins bronze in 92kg after beating Uzbekistan’s Ajiniyaz Saparniyazov 5-3 and Deepak Punia settles for silver again, outsmarted in the 86 kg final by Azmat Dauletbekov
Mumbai reports 73 cases, 55 recoveries, and zero deaths; Active cases stand at 521
Odisha registers 9 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 12,87,989: Health department
COVID-19 tally at IIT-M rises to 60
The total number of COVID-19 cases at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M), touched 60 on Sunday as against 55 a day earlier and the Health Department has urged the district authorities to be “prudent” and not let the guard down in controlling the spread of the virus.
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Maharashtra logs 144 COVID-19 cases, two fatalities
Maharashtra on Sunday reported 144 fresh COVID-19 cases and two deaths, taking the tally of infections to 78,76,841 and the death toll to 1,47,834, a health official said. Both the fatalities were reported from Pune city, he said. With 95 patients being discharged after COVID-19 treatment, the overall count of recoveries in Maharashtra rose to 77,28,091 as of Sunday, leaving the state with 916 active cases.
Ukraine leader pushes for more arms; US officials to visit
Ukraine’s leader petitioned for more powerful Western weapons as he prepared to meet with top U.S. officials in the war-torn country’s capital Sunday and Russian forces concentrated their attacks on the east, including trying to dislodge the last Ukrainian troops holding out in the battered port city of Mariupol. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced the planned visit by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin during a lengthy Saturday night news conference held in a Kyiv subway station.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives the first Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award in Mumbai