Coronavirus

Four tankers in Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) mode were loaded on Military Bogie Well Type (MBWT) wagons at Jindal Steel and Power Limited, Raigarh at 2235 hours on April 25, 2021, it said.

The letter says the process doesn't seem to be streamlined about which supplier will supply to which hospital.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 27,93,21,177 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to April 24. Of these, 14,02,367 were tested yesterday.

In a brief note, he explains the Government's new, liberalised vaccine procurement policy. He wrote, “The government has announced a ‘Liberalised and Accelerated Phase 3 Strategy of COVID-19 Vaccination from May 1’, which makes anyone above 18 years eligible for taking the COVID-19 vaccine.”

The three have been identified as Alok Tyagi and Abhishek - residents of Ghaziabad, and Somel Gupta, a resident of Noida.

India will be starting its third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive on May 1 for all above age of 18 years, the registration can be done from April 28.

Meanwhile, the national COVID-19 mortality rate has dropped and currently stands at 1.14 per cent, the union health ministry informed on Saturday.

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 13.83 crores today.

Delhi reported a staggering 348 deaths due to Covid-19 as hospitals in the national capital continued to grapple with a severe shortage of medical oxygen. As many as 24,331 fresh cases were reported in the last 24 hours.