Coronavirus in India May 26 Highlights: Mumbai logs lowest death count since April 13; Delhi sees 1,491 new cases, lowest since March 24

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Coronavirus Cases and Death Rate in India Live, Covid-19 Vaccine Registration India Live: Pfizer has said that it is in talks with the Narendra Modi government over supply of Covid vaccines in India. While the pharama giant’s words are reassuaaring, it doens’t solve our shortage issue. The number of people vaccinated per day has gone down to new low, a Crisil report has pointed out. While the Covid tally – both in terms of new cases as well as deaths have gone down considerably – the issue of black fungus epidemic and mismatch in death records are haunting India. In Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad, a video has gone viral that shows a man removing the shroud from the shallow graves near the Fafamau banks of Ganga. Some say that it is being done to hide the graves.

As the nation scrambles to get a plan ready for the impending third wave and related issues, here are the latest updates from India and around the globe:

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    21:34 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Odisha continues transporting medical oxygen during cyclone Yaas

    Amidst the challenges posed by the very severe cyclonic storm 'Yaas, the Odisha police on Wednesday ensured unhindered movement of vehicles carrying liquid medical oxygen through their dedicated green corridor. A press release issued by the state police headquarters said, four oxygen-laden  tankers were sent from Angul district to Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam, while two such vehicles transported medical oxygen from Jajpur district to Berhampur and Bhubaneswar within the state. "Advanced planning was done and standard operating procedure (SOP) prepared for the smooth movement of oxygen tankers, and the safety of oxygen production centres, tankers, drivers and other staff engaged in the exercise", the release said. (PTI)

    21:27 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Punjab reports 4,124 fresh Covid-19 cases, 186 deaths

    Punjab reports 4,124 fresh COVID cases, 6,397 patient discharges, and 186 deaths in the past 24 hours 

    Active cases: 50,549Total discharges: 4,87,859Death toll: 13,827 (ANI)

    21:26 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Maharashtra reports 24,752 COVID-19 cases, 453 deaths

    Maharashtra recorded 24,752 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the state's infection tally to 56,50,907, while 453 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 91,341, the health department said. Out of the 453 deaths, 323 occurred in the last 48 hours and 130 during the the last week, it said. The state also added another 539 deaths to the cumulative figure due to updating of fatality  counts by various civic bodies and districts. Hence, the overall death toll went up by 992 compared to Tuesday, the department said. After a gap of a couple of weeks, the state witnessed more new coronavirus cases than daily recoveries. As many as 23,065 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the tally of recoveries to 52,41,833, the department said. Maharashtra's active cases stood at 3,15,042, it said.  The state's COVID-19 recovery rate stood at 92.76 per cent, while the case fatality rate was 1.62 per cent, the department said. (PTI)

    21:12 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Madhya Pradesh sees 2,182 new COVID-19 cases, 72 deaths

    Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday reported 2,182 fresh coronavirus positive cases while 7,479 patients were discharged and 72 succumbed to the infection, the state health department said. With the new additions, the overall case tally in Madhya Pradesh rose to 7,71,878 while the toll mounted to 7,758 and the count of recoveries to 7,20,855, the department said. Madhya Pradesh is now left with 43,265 active cases. With 623 new cases, Indore's caseload went up to 1,47,345 while Bhopal's tally rose to 1,19,241 with the addition of 433 infections. With five fatalities each , the death toll in Indore and Bhopal rose to 1,323 and 921, respectively, officials said.   Indore is now left with 8,484 active cases while Bhopal has 8,244 such cases. (PTI)

    21:10 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Haryana floats global tenders to procure anti-Covid vaccines, Amphotericin-B injections

    Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday said two global tenders have been floated to procure one crore doses of anti-Covid vaccines and 15,000 vials of Amphotericin-B injection used in the treatment of black fungus. Vij said the Centre is providing vaccines to all the states but if more vaccines can be procured globally, then the state will soon be able to inoculate all the eligible people. The state government has decided to set up vaccination camps in all government and private colleges so that students and staff there can be inoculated, according to an official statement. "Two Global Tenders for the supply of one Crore doses of Covid Vaccine and 15000 Vials of Amphotericin (Used for treatment of Black Fungus) floated by Haryana Medical Services Corpn Ltd," Vij said in a tweet. (PTI)

    21:07 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Prohibitory orders to continue in Madhya Pradesh despite gradual unlocking, says CM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said the prohibitory orders in place under section 144 of the CrPC will continue to remain in force in the state despite the gradual unlocking of 'Corona Curfew' from June 1.  Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure bans assembly of five or more persons at one place. In a bid to control the spread of the virus, the state government had imposed 'Corona Curfew' in several districts of the state, including Bhopal and Indore, till May 31. In a televised address to the state in the evening, Chouhan said that despite the gradual unlocking from June 1, people and authorities need to take all the necessary precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the virus. (PTI)

    21:06 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Karnataka reports 26,811 fresh Covid-19 cases, 530 deaths

    Karnataka reports 26,811 fresh COVID cases, 40,741 patient discharges, and 530 deaths in the past 24 hours 

    Active cases: 4,09,924Total discharges: 20,62,910Death toll: 26,929 (ANI)

    21:05 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Mumbai International Airport sets up vaccination centre for employees

    Mumbai International Airport on Wednesday said it has established a dedicated vaccination centre for all its employees. The facility is equipped with all the basic infrastructure and amenities such as vaccination counters, separate waiting areas for pre and post-vaccination and a help desk. To conduct the vaccination drive at the airport, the operator has partnered with a multi-speciality hospital, it said. The airport had commenced the first phase of its vaccination drive, in line with the state regulations, on March 29 at Seven Hills Hospital for all employees at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) above the age of 45 years, including those of its supporting agencies, concessionaires and other stakeholders, the private airport operator said in a statement. (PTI)

    21:04 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: JEE-Advanced postponed due to COVID-19 situation

    The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)-Advanced scheduled for July 3 has been postponed in view of the COVID-19 situation, according to officials at IIT-Kharagpur, the institute which is conducting the exam this year. The exam is conducted for admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology and the National Institutes of Technology. "Considering the prevailing pandemic situation due to COVID-19, JEE (Advanced) 2021 which was scheduled to be held on July 3 stands postponed. The revised date of examination will be announced at an appropriate time," an official said. For the JEE-Advanced, the JEE-Mains is considered as a qualifying exam and it is conducted for admission to engineering colleges across the country. (PTI)

    20:53 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Tamil Nadu reports 33,764 fresh Covid-19 cases, 475 deaths

    Tamil Nadu reports 33,764 fresh COVID-19 cases, 29,717 patient discharges, and 475 deaths in the past 24 hours 

    Active cases: 3,10,224Total discharges: 16,13,221Death toll: 21,815 (ANI)

    20:52 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Bengal reports 16,225 new cases, 153 deaths

    West Bengal reports 16,225 new COVID cases, 19,071 discharges, and 153 deaths in the last 24 hours 

    Active cases: 1,23,377Total discharges: 11,79,999Death toll: 14,827 (ANI)

    20:34 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Vaccination drive will be held as per schedule in Bhubaneswar, says BMC

    Odisha | Vaccination programme for 27th and 28th May under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area will be held as per schedule: BMC (ANI)

    20:33 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Assam govt declares Mucormycosis as a notified disease

    The Government of Assam classifies Mucormycosis as a notified disease. (ANI)

    20:14 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Mumbai logs lowest death count since April 13 at 34; COVID-19 caseload tops 7 lakh

    Mumbai reported 34 fresh fatalities due to COVID-19 on Wednesday, the lowest single-day death count after April 13, while the caseload crossed the 7-lakh mark with the addition of 1,362 new infections, the city civic body said. According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)'s updated data, the tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 7,01,266 with the addition of 1,362 cases in the last 24 hours, while the death toll jumped to 14,742 after 34 more patients succumbed to the infection.  On April 13, Mumbai had reported 26 fatalities. In the last 36 days, the city has added 1 lakh coronavirus cases to its  tally. The financial capital had crossed the 6-lakh case mark on April 21, 2021. Mumbai's daily COVID-19 cases increased by 305, while the death toll dipped by 14 as compared to Tuesday, when the city had witnessed 1057 new cases and 48 deaths. (PTI)

    19:55 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Bihar reports 2,603 new COVID-19 cases

    Bihar reported 2,603 new COVID19 cases on 25th May; active cases at 30,992: State Health Department (ANI)

    19:12 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Retain infrastructure built against COVID till vaccination of majority,say experts

    The country should retain the medical infrastructure built to combat the COVID-19 pandemic till the large majority of the population is vaccinated, medical experts said on Wednesday. An epidemiologist, a cardiologist and a public health expert stressed on this need for the country to be well-prepared for the third wave. Vice-President (Research and Policy) Public Health Foundation of India Prof D Prabhakaran said the second wave is already ebbing in urban areas but rural ones may have some way to go. He said creating a simple home-based care with telemedicine assistance for those with mild and moderate COVID may be an approach that can be thought of, adding, volunteers from the local communities can be trained in terms of "these management principles". (PTI)

    19:09 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Rajasthan reports 3,886 new cases, 107 deaths

    The COVID-19 tally in Rajasthan reached 9,27,746 on Wednesday with 3,886 fresh cases, while 107 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 8,018, an official report said. Jaipur reported 18 deaths and Udaipur and Jodhpur nine each, among others. Of the fresh positive cases, a maximum of 779 were reported from Jaipur, 340 from Jodhpur and 284 from Alwar. A total of 8,41,602 people have recovered from the infection so far, while there are 78,126 active cases, the report added. (PTI)

    19:06 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Nepal President appeals to Indian, Chinese counterparts to provide COVID-19 vaccines to her country

    Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday appealed to her Indian and Chinese counterparts to help her country in getting uninterrupted supply of COVID-19 vaccines as it faces a huge shortage of the coronavirus shots, according to a media report. President Bhandari wrote to her Indian counterpart President Ram Nath Kovind to help Nepal on the matter, The Himalayan Times reported. She communicated to President Kovind via a diplomatic channel, requesting him to take initiative to provide the vaccines, it said. President Bhandari also thanked India for providing vaccines under India's 'Vaccine Maitri' initiative and the COVAX facility. On January 2, Nepal received one million doses from the Serum Institute of India (SII). It has also received a total of 348,000 doses of Covishield vaccine under the COVAX facility on March 7. Bhandari also held an hour-long telephone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (PTI)

    18:56 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: 500-bed Covid care centre inaugurated in Rishikesh

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat on Wednesday inaugurated a 500-bed Covid Care Centre built by the DRDO at IDPL, Rishikesh. The clinical management of the Covid Care Centre, named after Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat, will be done by AIIMS, Rishikesh. The construction of the centre is part of the efforts to ramp up the medical infrastructure in the state in view of the second wave of COVID-19. All beds at the centre built in just two weeks are oxygen supported and there are 100 ICU beds. There is a separate ward at the centre for mucormycosis or black fungus patients and children. (PTI)

    18:51 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Covishield stock for 45+ age group left for 12 days: AAP MLA Atishi

    The Delhi government’s stock of Covishield vaccine for beneficiaries in the 45 and above age group is available for just 12 days, AAP MLA Atishi said on Wednesday and lamented that for the youth segment, vaccination remained halted for the third consecutive day due to lack of doses. In a vaccination bulletin issued online, she also said, “Yesterday, only 43,824 doses were administered in total, while the count was over 1.25 lakh or 1.4 lakh per day till recent time”. READ MORE

    18:50 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: EU seeks huge fine in AstraZeneca court case

    The European Union took on vaccine producer AstraZeneca in a Brussels court on Wednesday and accused the drugmaker of acting in bad faith to provide shots to other nations when it had promised them for delivery among the 27 member states. The bloc accused the Anglo-Swedish company of pushing EU deliveries back so it could service Britain, among others. AstraZeneca's contract signed with the European Commission, the EU's executive arm, on behalf of member states foresaw an initial 300 million doses for distribution among all 27 countries, with an option for a further 100 million. The doses were expected to be delivered throughout 2021. But only 30 million were sent during the first quarter. (AP)

    18:49 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Goa records 1,487 new cases, 39 deaths

    Goa records 1,487 new COVID cases, 1,363 recoveries, and 39 deaths in the past 24 hours 

    Active cases: 15,971Total recoveries: 1,32,607Death toll: 2,499 (ANI)

    18:46 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: China-like discipline not possible in India, focus on upgrading health infra, says Gujarat HC

    The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday said the state government should ramp up health infrastructure keeping in mind that there could be a third or even a fourth wave of coronavirus because people are not going to follow the rules regarding face mask, social distancing and sanitisation. Observing that discipline enforced in China cannot be implemented in India, a division bench of Justices Bela Trivedi and Bhargav D Karia asked the Gujarat government to ramp up infrastructure for medical facilities to deal with any fresh wave of the pandemic. The bench made the observations while hearing a suo motu PIL on the COVID-19 situation and other related issues in Gujarat. It said ramping up of health facilities, especially in rural Gujarat, should be on a long-term basis and not on short-term to address just the ongoing second wave of the pandemic. "What about this type of third or fourth wave? The third wave will be followed by the fourth wave, because the people of the state are not going to follow, to put on masks, to have social distancing or sanitise. Nobody in this country is going to do that, so every six month there will be a wave," the court observed. "With this understanding you have to prepare yourself," the court told Advocate General Kamal Trivedi during the hearing of the PIL. When Trivedi compared India to European nations and said seven advanced countries combined together have seen more casualties and suffering due to the pandemic,  the court said the only country India can be compared with is China, which is" incomparable". "You will have to compare only with China. It is incomparable. The discipline implemented there cannot be implemented here... Therefore, ramp up infrastructure for medical facilities," the court said. (PTI)

    18:32 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: 20 UP villagers get wrong 2nd dose of vaccine

    In a major goof-up, health workers in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar district administered Covaxin to 20 villagers who had been given Covishield in the first dose. The incident has been reported from the primary health centre in Barhni where people from Audahi Kala and another village received Covaxin shots on May 14. Chief Medical Officer Sandip Chaudhary on Wednesday said he has ordered an inquiry into the matter and assured stern action against those found responsible for this negligence. He said that no one has yet reported any health complaints and a health department team has already met them. The incident came to light when one of the villagers, Ram Surat, brought to the notice of the health workers that he received different vaccines in the first and the second dose. (PTI)

    18:30 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Telangana logs 3,762 new cases, 20 deaths

    Continuing to witness a decline in daily fresh infections, Telangana on Wednesday clocked 3,762 new COVID-19 cases taking the tally to over 5.63 lakh, while the toll stood at 3,189 with 20 more deaths. The total number of cumulative cases in the state stood at 5,63,903 and with 3,816 being cured, the total recoveries were at 5,22,082. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 528, followed by Rangareddy (229) and Nalgonda (218), a government bulletin said. The state has38,632 active cases and over 91 thousand samples were tested. (PTI)

    18:25 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Lancet panel gives 8 recommendations for Covid management in India

    A Lancet panel of experts on India on Wednesday proposed central systems for the procurement and distribution of free Covid vaccines, part of an eight-point charter of recommendations to 'curtail the loss of life and suffering' caused by the coronavirus resurgence in the country. The Lancet Citizens’ Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System, which comprises 21 experts including virologist Gagandeep Kang and Narayana Hrudalaya chairperson Devi Shetty, was launched in December last year. READ MORE

    18:21 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Kejriwal questions Centre on new vaccine policy with ‘Pakistan attack’ analogy

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that procurement of vaccines is not state governments’ work and urged the Centre to provide vaccines to the states. “I want to tell PM Narendra Modi that every chief minister of the country is standing with you as a soldier leaving behind politics and party. Whatever responsibility you will give us, we will fulfil all responsibility. But the work that is not ours, how will the state governments do it? A work which is to be done by the Centre, the Central government will have to do that. How can we do that? You procure the required vaccine and give it to states. Vaccinating people is our job and we will do that,” said Kejriwal in a virtual press conference. READ MORE

    18:15 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Kerala reports 28,798 new cases, 151 deaths

    Kerala reports 28,798 new COVID cases and 151 deaths in the past 24 hours 

    Active cases: 2,48,526 Death toll: 7,882 (ANI)

    18:14 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Chhattisgarh govt refutes Centre's claim about high vaccine wastage; says loss below 1%

    Rejecting the Centre's claim about high vaccine wastage, the Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday said the wastage of COVID-19 shots is below one per cent in the state, which has been performing well in all categories of the vaccination drive. According to a release issued by the state public relations department, Chhattisgarh has grabbed the second spot in the country in vaccinating healthcare workers, while it is among the top performing states in inoculating frontline workers. The release went on to negate a statement made by the Centre in a virtual meeting on May 21 about high vaccine wastage in Chhattisgarh. "The fact is that the percentage of wastage of the vaccines funded by the Centre is 0.81, while in the direct state procurement category, it is 0.63 per cent," the release stated. (PTI)

    18:13 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Baghel inaugurates Vedanta's 100-bed COVID field hospital in Raipur

    Vedanta on Wednesday announced the operationalisation of a 100-bedded critical care COVID-19 field hospital at Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated the hospital in a virtual ceremony. "BALCO, Vedanta Group's Chhattisgarh-based subsidiary, has marshalled all resources to establish this COVID hospital within the perimeter of its landmark Balco Medical Centre (Cancer Hospital), in the shortest possible time," the company said in a statement. The air-conditioned field hospital, which has 90 beds equipped with oxygen support and 10 with ventilator support, will be managed by the Balco Medical Centre. An expert team of doctors, specialists and medical/paramedic staff will continuously man the facility. "As the state government, we are doing everything possible to help the people, and support from corporates like Vedanta will definitely strengthen our efforts to provide intensive care and timely treatment to critical patients," Baghel said. (PTI)

    18:07 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: 24 states report decline in average daily new Covid-19 cases

    18:00 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Shops allowed to open till 3 pm in Ludhiana

    Due to decreasing number of COVID cases in Ludhiana, all shops can now remain open till 3 pm and home delivery by restaurants till 9 pm from tomorrow: Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner. (ANI)

    17:54 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Andhra Pradesh reports 18,285 new cases

    Andhra Pradesh reports 18,285 new COVID cases, 24,105 patient recoveries, and 99 deaths in past 24 hours Active cases: 1,92,104 Total recoveries: 14,24,859 Death toll: 10,427. (ANI)

    17:54 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Andhra Pradesh reports 18,285 new cases

    Andhra Pradesh reports 18,285 new COVID cases, 24,105 patient recoveries, and 99 deaths in past 24 hours Active cases: 1,92,104 Total recoveries: 14,24,859 Death toll: 10,427. (ANI)

    17:51 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Samsung importing 1 mn LDS syringes to support COVID vaccination drive

    Consumer electronics major Samsung on Wednesday said it is importing 1 million innovative Low Dead Space (LDS) syringes, which help reduce vaccine wastage during injection, to support India's COVID-19 vaccination drive. LDS syringes minimise the amount of drug left in the syringe after an injection, reducing vaccine wastage and thereby enabling 20 per cent more people to get the dose with the same amount of vaccine. (PTI)

    17:41 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Cabinet meets on May 30, to take call on lockdown extension

    Telangana Cabinet will meet on May 30 to discuss several issues, including the extension of the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of COVD-19. Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has decided to hold the State Cabinet meeting on May 30 (Sunday) at 2 PM," an official press release said here on Wednesday. (PTI)

    17:31 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: US Health Secretary calls for 'transparent' 2nd phase of COVID-19 origins investigation

    US Health Secretary Xavier Becerra has urged the WHO to ensure that the next phase of investigation into COVID-19's origins are more "transparent" and "science-based", amidst media reports here suggesting growing evidence that the virus could have emerged from a laboratory in China. In March, the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a report written jointly with Chinese scientists on the origins of COVID-19, saying the chances of it having started in a lab were "extremely unlikely". But the US and some other countries have raised concerns about the way the mission of the WHO experts was carried out in China, including in Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, and the lack of adequate cooperation from Beijing. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has also agreed that further studies were needed into the virus' origins. (PTI)

    17:18 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Night curfew timing changed in 36 cities of Gujarat

    Night curfew timing has been changed in 36 cities of Gujarat. Now, the curfew will remain in force between 9 pm and 6 am (instead of 8 pm to 6 am): Chief Minister Vijay Rupani (ANI)

    17:12 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: Only way to decrease variants of COVID-19 is by increasing vaccination, says noted clinical scientist Gagandeep Kang

    Stressing that the only way to decrease variants of COVID-19 is by increasing vaccination, prominent clinical scientist Gagandeep Kang said massive inoculation being a mistake is a topic brought up with "pseudo-scientific messy incorrect immunology". She was reacting to French virologist and Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier's comments on mass vaccination. (PTI)

    16:45 (IST)26 May 2021
    Covid Live Tracker: PayPal to support common services centres for COVID relief efforts

    Fintech major PayPal on Wednesday said it will help CSC (Common Services Centres) Academy in setting up PSA oxygen plants in four states, and support efforts to provide services like antigen testing and registration for vaccination. "PayPal will support the CSC Academy - CSR wing of CSC - in setting up PSA oxygen plants in five hospitals in four states one each in Bengaluru (Karnataka), Chennai (TN) and Jaunpur (UP) and two in Patna (Bihar).

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