Coronavirus in India LIVE: US-based Gilead Sciences has pledged to give India at least 450,000 vials of Remdesivir and donate active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) to boost production.  Gilead said all seven Indian companies licensed to produce remdesivir are scaling up their batch sizes as well as adding new manufacturing facilities and local contract manufacturers. “Our immediate focus is to help address the needs of patients in India who may benefit from remdesivir as quickly as we can by working together with the government, health authorities and our voluntary licensees,” said Johanna Mercier, Chief Commercial Officer. Meanwhile, the US State Department said that the Biden Administration is working nonstop to do all it can to deliver on an urgent basis the supplies most needed by India to combat the deadly COVID-19 wave. The current situation in India is of great concern to the United States, State Department spokesperson Ned Price told reporters at his daily news conference. Stay here fro LIVE updates.Also Read - Breaking News LIVE 28 May 2022: RBI Exploring Pros & Cons of Central Bank Digital Currency in India

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  • 10:57 PM IST
    ITBP has admitted 149 patients at Sardar Patel COVID19 Care Centre at Chattarpur, till evening today. All most all patients are in need of uninterrupted oxygen. Delhi government has been requested to increase oxygen supply so that admissions are increased. There is a huge influx of patients demanding admission but our capacity is limited by supply of oxygen. Efforts are on to gradually increase the capacity of the centre.
  • 10:54 PM IST

    Delhi government issues directions to withdraw the order to convert 100 rooms of Ashoka Hotel for setting up of a Covid Health facility for Justices and other judicial officers of the Delhi High Court and their families

  • 10:53 PM IST

    We have signed MoUs with three manufactures of liquid oxygen. These three plants will give us 10.5 MT oxygen per day. With this, our total capacity has gone up to 66MT: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

  • 10:53 PM IST

    24,149 new cases, 381 deaths and 17,862 recoveries reported in Delhi.

  • 9:35 PM IST

    Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma claims state ‘did not have COVID-19 cases till April 6’ but official data of his department shows that 2,624 people had tested positive since January and 66 of them had died.

  • 9:34 PM IST

    Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant says police will not hesitate to remove wedding guests from venues if their number crosses permissible limit of 50

  • 9:24 PM IST

    Uttarakhand | In view of the current COVID19 situation, ‘corona curfew’ to be imposed in Haridwar, Roorkee, Laksar, Bhagwanpur from tomorrow till 5am of 3rd May: DM Haridwar

  • 9:23 PM IST
    Maharashtra reports 66,358 new cases, 895 deaths and 67,752 discharges today; case tally rises to 44,100,85
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    Amid rising COVID19 cases in Telangana, major political parties today held roadshows, door to door campaigns for the Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation elections scheduled to be held on April 30Image

  • 9:10 PM IST
    Facing flak over its alleged failure to ensure appropriate COVID-19 behaviour during election campaigns, Election Commission says enforcing provisions of law to fight the pandemic is the responsibility of state disaster management bodies