Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Friday. The Chief Minister’s Office informed that he are going to be shifted to Manipal hospital from Ramaiah Memorial hospital where he was admitted earlier within the day.
As Uttar Pradesh struggles to curb the daily rise in cases, the Yogi Adityanath government has imposed a lockdown on Sundays across all districts. the govt has also said that a fine of Rs 1,000 are going to be imposed on those found occupation public places without masks.
In yet one more daily high, India, within the last 24 hours, recorded 2,17,353 fresh Covid-19 cases and 1,185 related deaths. As such, the country’s cumulative count surged to 1,42,91,917 of which 15,69,743 are active cases. this is often the second straight day that the country recorded over 2 lakh new cases.
Meanwhile, the Centre has asked states witnessing a surge in cases to follow the United Kingdom’s model when it involves vaccination and containment. Top government sources who are a part of the team monitoring the pandemic situation, told The Indian Express that states had been given the instance of the uk , which had adopted aggressive vaccination and containment within the sort of a lockdown together when the new, highly infectious strain of the virus led to a surge in December last year.