New Delhi: Amid a steep rise in coronavirus circumstances, senior Congress chief Kapil Sibal has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare a nationwide well being emergency.
The previous Union minister additionally referred to as on the Election Fee to declare a moratorium on election rallies in view of the sharp rise in COVID-19 circumstances.
“COVID-19 infections quicker than recoveries. Modiji: Declare a Nationwide Well being Emergency. Election Fee: Declare a moratorium on election rallies. Courts: Defend folks’s lives,” Sibal tweeted.
India reported its highest-ever single-day spike of coronavirus cases with over 2.61 lakh new circumstances and greater than 1,500 deaths within the final 24 hours, in accordance with the Union Well being Ministry on Sunday. With this, the overall variety of circumstances has gone as much as 1,47,88,109, and dying toll at 1,77,150.
The energetic variety of circumstances within the nation stands at 18,01,316. Within the final 24 hours, 1,38,423 folks recovered from the illness. With this, the overall recoveries reached 1,28,09,643.
In the meantime, the cumulative variety of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation stands at 12,26,22,590 until at this time.
The Drug Controller Common of India (DCGI) authorized the usage of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine in opposition to coronavirus within the nation on April 12. Now, India has three vaccines – Covaxin, Covishield and Sputnik V for Covid-19 an infection.