Coronavirus live updates: DRDO team to prepare two Covid hospitals in UP

Coronavirus India Lockdown
Coronavirus India Lockdown

India has crossed the grim milestone of over 2 lakh Covid cases being reported in a day. Tough restrictions are in place in major cities like Delhi and Mumbai with weekend curfews and weekday restrictions being imposed by the administration, to check the spread of Coronavirus. Stay with TOI for latest updates:


12:52 (IST) Apr 16

According to the latest data, 54 districts and 44 districts in the country have not reported any new Covid-19 cases in the last 7 days and last 28 days, respectively. Decisions have also been taken to ramp up the production capacity of medical oxygen: Union health minister

12:44 (IST) Apr 16


We have decided to add 70 more beds at the AIIMS Trauma Centre and 100 more beds at the National Cancer Institute, Jhajjar. I am sure we will be able to overcome the challenges before us due to surge in Covid-19 cases now: Health minister

12:39 (IST) Apr 16


Companies manufacturing Covid-19 drug Remdesivir have been asked to ramp up production. I assure you that strict action will be taken against those who are involved in black marketing of the drug and other malpractices

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan


12:35 (IST) Apr 16

Covid-19: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar calls a high-level meeting of senior officials, district magistrates and SPs