India records more than 2,000 COVID deaths in 24 hours

India records more than 2,000 COVID deaths in 24 hours

LEGAL: LGD4 SC-LOCKDOWN-UP SC to hear UP Govt's plea against HC order directing it to impose strict restrictions in five cities New Delhi: The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Tuesday itself the plea of the Uttar Pradesh government against the Allahabad High Court order directing it to impose strict restrictions till April 26 in five cities amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. "If oxygen does not reach the hospitals in sufficient quantity by tomorrow morning, there will be an outcry", Sisodia said in a tweet. I again urge the centre to urgently provide oxygen to Delhi. Most of the Delhi hospitals have oxygen left for only 8 to 12 hours.

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said its oxygen stock would last till 1 am.

"The daily positivity rate (7 day moving average) continues to show an upward trend, now stands at 15.99 per cent". Most patients are coming in a critical condition and require oxygen.

"Serious oxygen crisis persists in Delhi".

Delhi on Tuesday reported 28,395 coronavirus cases as it registered its biggest ever single-day spike. "We must put all efforts towards increasing oxygen beds across all hospitals and facilities in Delhi". Around 120 patients are now in the ICU.

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Indian authorities scrambled to shore up supplies of medical oxygen to hospitals in the capital, Delhi, on Wednesday as a fast-spreading second wave of coronavirus stretched medical infrastructure to breaking point, officials and doctors said.

The National Mortality Rate has been falling and now stands at 1.18 per cent, the ministry said. He said that the Delhi government is working on a war footing to ensure oxygen supply.

On Tuesday, India reported 1,761 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours - the highest daily toll since the pandemic erupted more than a year ago - and 259,170 new infections. "We are trying to increase oxygen production and supply across the country", Modi said in a televised address on Tuesday evening.

Meanwhile, the cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 12.71 crore on Tuesday as part of the world's largest vaccination drive, the health ministry claimed.

These include 91,70,717 healthcare workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 57,67,657 HCWs who have taken the second dose, 1,14,32,732 FLWs who have received the first dose and 56,86,608 FLWs who have taken the second dose.

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