The Delhi High Court on Tuesday criticised the Centre over the wastage of Covid-19 vaccines and said since the pandemic does not discriminate between people, everyone needs to be vaccinated. Calling it a result of “bad planning”, the division bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli said, “You should have foreseen the situation. It is no rocket science.” The bench said according to news reports there is a daily wastage of six per cent of vaccines and till now 44 lakh vaccines out of 10 crore have been wasted, maximum in Tamil Nadu. India reported 2,59,170 new Covid-19 cases and 1,761 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry.
“This information is for all the concerned departments that the supply of oxygen has been resumed in all OTs, ICUs and other areas,” the notice stated.
Noting that the PIL raised ‘serious concern on control and spread in pandemic,’ and an ‘issue of public importance,’ the bench also asked Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni to appear before it during the next hearing.
Addressing a seminar organised by the Merchants' Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sitharaman said the Centre has taken several steps to ensure that revival of the economy continues despite a raging second wave of the pandemic.
The problem with oxygen supply started three days back when one of the contractors suddenly stopped supply to the Jumbo Covid Hospital.
Referring to Phoolka's call for a special session of the state Assembly in an open letter addressed to him Sunday, Sidhu said that people of the state should not be misled with such sessions just as everyone had been misled the previous time when such a special session was called.
With a streched health system and emergency response helplines clogged, people are reaching out for help on social media where several individuals from various backgrounds have joined hands to help Covid patients.
According to the new order, districts with over 500 active Covid cases will continue to remain under night curfew, effective between 8 pm to 7 am every day,
According to the GCC, the lines are operational 24 x 7 and are handled by six doctors from the Corporation and 50 workers from the social department of Chennai's Loyola college.
The CM had held a public meeting at Nalgonda district on April 14 ahead of the bypoll to the Nagarjuna Sagar assembly constituency.
Last month, Karnataka Tourism Minister CP Yogeeshwara had said that heli-tourism in the state will be developed starting from Mysuru soon, along with other regions in the state, including Bengaluru, Belagavi and Kalaburagi.
Apple is expected to launch a new iPad Pro, iMac and other products at the event.
In the 51-second clip, a man can be seen walking on a crowded street moments before his bag suddenly catches fire.
The commission has also announced to postpone all the departmental exams, document verifications, and interviews which were notified earlier to be scheduled for April, May, and June.