India registers a single-day rise of 30,548 instances and 435 fatalities, pushing India’s COVID-19 tally to 88,45,127 and loss of life toll to 1,30,070, the Union health ministry stated on Monday.
In its day by day bulletin, the ministry stated that India’s energetic COVID-19 instances stand at 4,65,478, whereas 82,49,579 individuals have recovered from the illness to date.
Here are the updates:
Congress MP Manish Tewari assessments optimistic
Congress MP and former Union minister Manish Tewari on Monday stated he has examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Mr. Tewari received himself examined after working a gentle fever.
“I have tested positive for COVID-19 today afternoon. I got up with mild fever around 2 a.m. last night. I got myself tested first thing in the morning. No other symptoms so far,” the MP from Sri Anandpur Sahib stated in a tweet.
The former Union minister for Information and Broadcasting stated “All those who have been in contact with me over the past few days are advised caution.” – PTI
Biological E. Limited’s COVID-19 vaccine enters Phase I/II trial
Biological E. Limited (BE), a Hyderabad-based vaccines and pharmaceutical firm, has initiated a Phase I/II medical trial of its COVID-19 subunit vaccine candidate in India following approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI).
The announcement was made collectively by BE, Dynavax Technologies Corporation (Dynavax), a US-based vaccine centered biopharmaceutical firm, and Baylor College of Medicine, a health sciences college in Houston.
“We are very happy indeed to transition our potential vaccine candidate to clinical trials and offer one more potential option for the prophylaxis of COVID-19,” stated Mahima Datla, Managing Director, Biological E. Limited.
Number of non-COVID-19 ICU beds shrinking quick at many hospitals in Delhi: Data
The variety of non-COVID-19 ICU beds at a number of main hospitals right here is shrinking quick, parallely to the surge within the variety of coronavirus instances, in keeping with official information.
The on-line ‘Corona Dashboard’ of the Delhi authorities confirmed that round Four p.m., out of 1,588 non-COVID-19 ICU beds, solely 422 have been vacant.
At Max hospital, Patparganj; Batra hospital; Fortis hospital, Shalimar Bagh; and Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, all non-COVID-19 ICU beds have been occupied, as per the information.
Their numbers have been quick decreasing in authorities services too, together with AIIMS the place out of 86 such beds, solely 19 have been vacant.
At Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (39 out of 108 such beds); Apollo Hospital (11 out of 81); BLK Hospital (36 out of 94); Max hospital, East-West Block (7 out of 32); BSA Hospital (2 out of 12); DDU Hospital (eight out of 43), have been empty, in keeping with the information at Four pm.
The variety of COVID-19 ICU beds have already crammed up at many hospitals in Delhi and their rely is shrinking at different services too.
Haryana Governor assessments optimistic
Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya has examined optimistic for COVID-19 and was admitted to a non-public hospital in Mohali in Punjab.
The 81-year-old Governor is presently admitted within the ICU, hospital sources stated.
“His condition is stable,” a hospital official stated.
Haryana Chief Minister M L Khattar in a tweet wished Mr. Arya a speedy restoration.
Earlier, CM Khattar, Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala, a few of their ministerial colleagues, Haryana Assembly Speaker Gian Chand Gupta had contracted the an infection and subsequently recovered from it. – PTI
Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin enters phase-Three trials
The COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, being developed by Bharat Biotech is now present process phase-Three trials, Krishna Ella, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Biotech stated on Monday.
Speaking just about at a programme organised by the Indian School of Business, Mr. Ella stated the corporate can also be engaged on one other vaccine for COVID-19 which might be within the type of nasal drops and may be prepared by subsequent 12 months.
“We partnered with ICMR for COVID-19 vaccine as we speak it entered the phase 3 trials,” he stated.
No plans to reimpose lockdown in Delhi: Jain
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday stated there isn’t any likelihood of reimposition of lockdown within the nationwide capital because the third wave of coronavirus has peaked out within the metropolis.
Talking to reporters, he stated the virus can’t be contained by lockdown and that folks ought to defend themselves by carrying face masks.
Asked whether or not lockdown could be reimposed in Delhi, Jain stated, “No chance.”
“I can tell you that the peak of the third wave is gone,” he stated.
Lord Ayyappa devotees trek Sabarimala adhering to COVID-19 protocols
Wearing masks and strictly adhering to COVID-19 protocols, devotees of Lord Ayyappatrekked the holy hill Sabarimala and provided prayers on the templehere because the shrine opened for the annual two-month-long Mandala-Makaravilakku season on Monday morning.
It is the first annual pilgrimage season on the hill temple after the coronavirus outbreak.
“Sannidhanam”, the temple complicated which used to witness a sea of devotees on the primary day of the Malayalam month of Vrichikam, noticed solely few devotees this morning.
Gurugram hospitals informed to order beds for COVID-19 sufferers
The district administration on Monday ordered reservation of 50% beds generally class and 75% in intensive care unit/ventilator class in private and non-private hospitals in Gurugram for COVID-19 sufferers in view of a sudden spike in instances of an infection.
Issuing instructions beneath the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897 and Disaster Management Act, 2005, District Magistrate, Gurugram, Amit Khatri directed the hospital authorities to make sure that at the very least 50% of complete mattress capability of basic class and 75% of complete mattress capability of ICU/Ventilator class of all public/personal hospitals are devoted for COVID-19 instances with enough availability of human sources and logistics (medicine, consumables, ICU and so forth.). The identical is to be up to date day by day on the hyperlink https://onemapggm.gmda.gov.in/ with requisite info on sufferers and variety of beds, the order stated. – Ashok Kumar
Delhi overtakes Maharashtra as 95 COVID-19 fatalities are reported in 24 hours
About a fifth (21.84%) of recent COVID-19 fatalities previously 24 hours has been reported from Delhi (95 deaths), overtaking Maharashtra.
Delhi additionally has recorded the second largest surge in new instances and largest variety of recoveries (7,606), stated information launched by the Union Health Ministry right here on Monday.
Delhi together with Maharashtra (60), West Bengal (51), Punjab (30), Kerala and Karnataka (with 21 every), Uttar Pradesh (18) and Odisha (17) fatalities make up for 79 % of the brand new COVID-19 deaths throughout the nation.
Jharkhand govt. bans Chhath puja celebrations alongside waterbodies
The Jharkhand authorities has issued a notification prohibiting congregation and non secular ceremony on the banks of rivers, ponds and different public waterbodies for Chhath puja, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the rules issued by the State Disaster Management Committee late on Sunday, all precautions have been being taken by the Government to make sure the protection of individuals amid the pandemic, and as a part of the measures, nobody could be allowed to organise any musical or cultural programme close to the waterbodies through the Chhath pageant.
Decorative lights at public locations and bursting of firecrackers, too, have been forbidden this time.
Places of worship reopen in Maharashtra
Places of non secular worship in Maharashtra, which have been shut because the imposition of COVID-19 lockdown in March, reopened on Monday with devotees visiting a number of the distinguished temples and shrines within the State.
The reopening of the locations of worship coincided with the Diwali ‘Padwa’, which is a crucial pageant within the State.
Early within the morning, devotees have been seen visiting Lord Vitthal’s temple at Pandharpur in Satara, Saibaba’s shrine in Shirdi, Goddess Tulja Bhavani’s temple in Osmanabad and the well-known Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai.
The Siddhivinayak temple’s chairman Aadesh Bandekar stated only one,000 devotees might be allowed contained in the temple daily in staggered time slots to be booked by a cell phone utility. – PTI
Arunachal native physique elections opposed amid COVID-19 scare
Opposition political events and the apex college students’ organisation in Arunachal Pradesh have slammed the State Election Commission (SEC) for deciding to conduct the native physique elections regardless of COVID-19 worries.
The Congress, the People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) and the Janata Dal (Secular) have additionally threatened to take the SEC to courtroom if the polls should not deferred. They stated the panchayat and municipal elections had already been postponed by two years and delaying them by a number of extra months for the sake of public health would make no distinction.