Coronavirus in India Updates: As India continues to reel under an unrelenting second wave of coronavirus, the government asserted that the virus may emerge again and so preparations have to be made at the national level in collaboration with states, infrastructure needs to be ramped up while curbs and appropriate behaviour must be followed. On Thursday, the country added 3,62,727 new coronavirus infections, taking the COVID-19 tally of cases to 2,37,03,665, while the death toll rose to 2,58,317 with 4,120 daily fatalities. The active cases have increased to 37,10,525 comprising 15.65 per cent of the total infections. Stay tuned to this live blog for all the COVID-19 related news. Stay tuned for all the COVID-19 related news. Also Read - Sputnik V Covid-19 Vaccine to be Available in Indian Market From Early Next Week

Live Updates

  • 11:14 PM IST

    Bhagat Singh’s nephew Abhay Sandhu died of post-COVID health-related complications. He had been undergoing treatment at Fortis Hospital in Mohali for the past several days: Punjab government

  • 9:53 PM IST

    There have been some media reports suggesting that ‘Make in India’ ventilators in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad were not functioning optimally. These reports are baseless & incorrect, not supported by full information on the matter: Govt of India

  • 9:38 PM IST

    Punjab reports 8,068 new COVID-19 cases, 8,446 patient recoveries, and 180 deaths in the last 24 hours

  • 9:30 PM IST
    Maharashtra: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a drive-in covid19 vaccination facility in Nagpur earlier today, for people above 60 years of age. The facility has begun at Glocal Square Mall in Sitabuldi.
  • 8:59 PM IST

    Board exams for class 10 won’t take place, mark
    sheets will be issued based on evaluation. Anyone who wants higher marks can
    sit for the exam later in the time to come. Board exams for students of class
    12 have been postponed. Exams will be held when the situation improves: MP CM

  • 8:45 PM IST

    In order to combat the 2nd wave & as preparation to face the possible 3rd wave, every assembly constituency in the state needs to have a 100-bed hospital with oxygenated & ICU beds & measures have been initiated towards this end: Karnataka Deputy CM Dr CN Ashwathnarayan

  • 8:13 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu Govt intensifies norms in the current complete lockdown. As per new announcement, grocery shops, vegetable shops, fish & meat shops will be allowed only b/w 6-10 am. Tea shops will not be allowed. No permission for roadside shops selling vegetables, flowers & fruits.

  • 8:11 PM IST

    There will be no vaccination on May 15 and May 16: Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai

  • 8:10 PM IST

    I say this with full responsibility that no child should think of himself as an orphan. They are our children. Such children, who have lost the sole breadwinner of their family, will be provided a monthly pension of Rs 5000 until they become self-sufficient: MP CM

  • 7:10 PM IST

    Delhi has reported 8,506 fresh Covid-19 cases and 289 deaths in 24 hours on Friday. There are 71,794 active cases in the city at present.