It now has 4 45 495 active cases. Among the fresh cases, 1 240 were from Mumbai. On the other hand, Delhi recorded 4 524 fresh COVID-19 cases, the lowest single-day spike since April 5.
It also registered 340 deaths. The positivity rate has dipped to 8.42 percent.
Earlier, a report submitted by the National AEFI Committee to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that bleeding and clotting cases following COVID vaccination in India are minuscule and in line with the expected number of diagnoses of these conditions in the country.
The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday extended the ongoing curfew across the state till end of May to contain and combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Chief Minister’s Office stated.
Meanwhile, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of Health Dr Harsh Vardhan on Monday released the first batch of Anti-Covid drug 2DG developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).