Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Russian Sputnik V is expected to be available at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in south Delhi from June 15, news agency ANI reported. The rollout of the vaccine will depend on the consignment received by the hospital.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Sunday announced more relaxations in as many as 27 districts of the state which includes permission for tea shops to reopen from June 14. Barring 11 districts, seven in western and four in Cauvery delta regions respectively, the fresh relaxations would be applicable in the rest of 27 districts including Chennai and other nearby districts. Tea shops can function from 6 AM to 5 PM and only takeaway services are permitted, Stalin said in a statement and appealed to people to use vessels and avoid using plastic bags to take home the hot beverage
Jharkhand on Sunday did not report any fresh coronavirus death for the first time during the ongoing second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, but 239 new cases pushed the state’s tally to 3,43,304, a health bulletin said. East Singhbhum district registered the highest number of new cases at 51, followed by 27 in Ranchi and 23 in Hazaribag, it said. The state now has 3,966 active cases, while the coronavirus death toll remained unchanged at 5,082. A total of 3,34,256 people have recovered from the disease thus far, including 493 in the last 24 hours, the bulletin said. The recovery rate among the coronavirus patients in the state has improved to 97.36 per cent. The state has tested over 90.6 lakh samples for COVID-19 to date, including 43,653 in the last 24 hours, it said.