coronavirus updates

A total of 3006 session sites across all states and union territories will be virtually connected during the launch. Around 100 beneficiaries will be vaccinated at each session site on the inaugural day, the union health ministry has said.

In the first phase government and private-sector health care workers including Integrated Child Development Services(ICDS) workers, will receive the vaccine in the first phase.

China Daily reported that further details have not been disclosed in the brief statement released on the commission's website.

The total cases in Delhi have risen to 1,38,482 including 1,24,254 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 4,021 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health.

Several other state governments have also allowed liquor shops to reopen and sale to begin amid the extended lockdown. Some, including Delhi, Haryana, among others, had also imposed a special 'Corona fee' on the sale of liquor.

Lately, Devgn on shared a PSA for 'Aarogya Setu' app and urged people to download the app to be safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The video featured the actor in dual roles, first as a bodyguard that acts as Setu and the second role shows the actor as himself.

Moreover, vehicles engaged in the movement of essential goods and banking services will remain exempted from restriction, read the order which will remain in effect till May 3.

Out of the total number of cases, 7,987 patients are active cases while 857 cases have been cured/discharged and migrated.

In the last two days, 600 people linked to Markaz Nizamuddin have been quarantined in Delhi and efforts are underway to trace all their contacts

Small groups of missionary preachers travel together and reach out to Muslims of all social strata and encourage them to attend mosque prayers and listen to sermons.