Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Canada extends help as India grapples with Covid-19 surge

Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: As India battles a devastating wave of Covid infections with the country reporting over three lakh cases every day, the US and the UK extended a helping hand. While the US will “immediately” make available sources of raw materials required to scale up production of the Covishield Covid-19 vaccine, the UK said it was sending life-saving medical equipment to India — including ventilators and oxygen concentrators. India is currently battling a deadly wave of the Covid-19 infection which has added active caseload of 27 lakh. A daily record rise of over 3.49 lakh new infections and 2,767 deaths were seen on Sunday. Total coronavirus fatalities are at 1,92,311. Stay tuned for LIVE updates on coronavirus situation in India.

 

Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: As India battles a devastating wave of Covid infections with the country reporting over three lakh cases every day, the US and the UK extended a helping hand. While the US will “immediately” make available sources of raw materials required to scale up production of the Covishield Covid-19 vaccine, the UK said it was sending life-saving medical equipment to India — including ventilators and oxygen concentrators. India is currently battling a deadly wave of the Covid-19 infection which has added active caseload of 27 lakh. A daily record rise of over 3.49 lakh new infections and 2,767 deaths were seen on Sunday. Total coronavirus fatalities are at 1,92,311. Stay tuned for LIVE updates on the coronavirus situation in India.

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‘Thoughts with Indians’: Canada extends aid

Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: Our thoughts are with the people of India as they face a devastating new wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Canada stands ready to assist & has reached out to Indian authorities to determine how Canada can best support India in its time of need: Marc Garneau, Canadian Foreign Minister

Our thoughts are with the people of India as they face a devastating new wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Canada stands ready to assist.

– Canada Foreign Minister

 

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50 Covid +ve patients in Banda jail where Mukhtar Ansari is lodged

Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: Gangster-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari who has been lodged in Banda jail tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday. At least 50 inmates of the Banda jail have tested positive for the virus lately.

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Delhi’s RML hospital puts up ‘zero beds available’ notice outside facility

Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: Overwhelmed with the rising number of Covid-19 patients, Delhi’s Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital has put up a “zero beds available” notice outside the facility.

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US okays raw material for Covishield; UK says will send oxygen concentrators, ventilators to India

Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: The coronavirus situation in India due to the deadly surge in Covid-19 infections continues to worsen with a daily rise of over three lakh cases and a critical shortage of oxygen and medicines. Several Covid-19 patients in India have died due to oxygen shortage despite many SOS calls from the hospitals to the Centre and the state governments. As India grapples with a sudden and deadly Covid-19 surge, the US and the UK on Sunday extended aid. While the US said it would be sending raw material for the production of Covishield coronavirus vaccines, the UK would be aiding India with oxygen concentrators and ventilators. Meanwhile, Delhi has extended the lockdown by another week as the positivity rate remains above 32 per cent despite a slight drop in the Covid-19 cases. Stay tuned as we update LIVE on the coronavirus situation in India.