New Delhi, May 11 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Tuesday.
Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi on COVID-19 situation, asks him to remove tinted glasses.
The Indian variant of the coronavirus has not been found yet in Pakistan, a senior minister in-charge of the coronavirus task force has said.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal suggests that the Centre share the anti-COVID-19 vaccine formula of the two manufacturers with other companies in the country to scale up production.
The Goa government's decision to administer ivermectin to all the people above 18 years as a preventive treatment amid the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted medical experts to question the efficacy of the five-day duration of the drug regimen while Congress questioned whether such recommendation was approved by the Centre or the WHO.
The Delhi High Court directed the Centre and Delhi government to treat as a representation a PIL seeking setting up of drive-in vaccination centres in open areas, including stadiums, as has been done in Mumbai.
Biocon chief expresses concern over COVID-19 vaccine shortage.
The first Oxygen Express to Karnataka, carrying 120 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen reached the city.
Active COVID-19 cases in country recorded at 37,15,221: Union Health Ministry.
Single day spike of 3,29,942 COVID-19 infections, 3,876 fatalities push India's tally of cases to 2,29,92,517, death toll to 2,49,992: Government.
With the addition of 1,495 fresh coronavirus positive cases, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra mounted to 4,90,274, an official said.
Microblogging giant Twitter has donated USD 15 million to help address the COVID-19 crisis in India which is battling the unprecedented second wave of the deadly pandemic. PTI SAR SAR