India Covid News Live: Covid Live News Updates: India recorded 3,207 new cases, 3,410 cured and 29 deaths in the last 24 hours. The active cases are 20,403. Government says 3,207 new COVID-19 infections rise in a day, 29 fatalities take India’s tally to 4,31,05,401, death toll rises to 5,24,093.
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According to the ministry, the daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.95 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 0.82 per cent. The number of people recovering from the disease increased to 4,25,60,905, while the death rate was recorded at 1.22 percent.
Khalistan flags outside Himachal Pradesh Assembly
- The government has taken this incident very seriously. We have spoken to the Center about this and all information is being collected as to who could be behind all this, Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur said yesterday on the Khalistan flag tied at the main gate and boundary wall of the state assembly.
- We have formed SIT in Himachal Pradesh, investigation process has been taken forward. We have taken a new step in the state in terms of security, under this surveillance is being increased on the Himachal border so that we can prevent such incidents from happening again. Also, we have told the police department that we need to be alert so that this incident does not happen again and no one dares to disturb the peace, says Himachal Pradesh CM
NIA in action
According to the ET Bureau report, searches are being conducted at several places in the greater Mumbai region including the premises of associates of global terrorist Dawood Ibrahim.
In the last 24 hours, 3,207 new cases were reported in India, 3,410 were cured and 29 people died. Active Cases 20,403
Himachal Police seals inter-state borders after Khalistani banner was seen outside the assembly
Himachal Pradesh Police has beefed up security and sealed all inter-state borders after Khalistan banners and graffiti were hoisted on the outskirts of the Assembly in Dharamsala. The state police has registered an FIR against the outlawed Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) general counsel Gurpatwant Singh Pannun. Section 13 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) has been added to the FIR.
Voting begins in Philippine election
Filipinos began voting on Monday morning to elect their next president and about 18,000 other officials at all levels of government. A total of 37,211 polling stations across the country will open at 6 a.m. local time for 65.7 million eligible voters and close at 7 p.m. local time, reports Xinhua news agency. Also elected are the Vice President, 12 Senators, more than 300 members of the House of Representatives and more than 17,000 local officials.
China says it conducted exercises near Taiwan, Reuters reports
China’s armed forces conducted another round of exercises near Taiwan last week to improve joint combat operations, the People’s Liberation Army said on Monday, after the Chinese-claimed island reported a spike in activity. Taiwan has complained of persistent Chinese military activity near it for the past two years, mostly concentrated in the southern and southwestern part of the island’s Air Defense Identification Zone, or ADIZ. Taiwan’s air force fired planes on Friday to warn 18 Chinese aircraft entering its air defense zone, and reported further incursions on Saturday and Sunday, albeit with fewer planes.
China reports 401 new local COVID-19 cases
In view of the rise in COVID-19 cases, China on Sunday reported local confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 322 were in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said on Monday. Besides Shanghai, six other provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland saw locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, including 33 in Beijing and 28 in Guangdong, Xinhua news agency reported. China’s financial hub Shanghai reported 3,625 asymptomatic infections locally, according to Xinhua. There were 11 deaths in Shanghai on Sunday.
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64 school students tested COVID-19 positive in Odisha’s Rayagada district. In such a situation, there is no outbreak of corona. The students have no symptoms and have been isolated. Raigad District Magistrate Saroj Kumar Mishra says that medical teams have been deployed in the hostels.
Delhi Police on increase in preventive arrests of criminal elements
- There has been a massive increase of 219% in preventive arrests of criminal elements as compared to pre-covid times. These arrests of criminal elements have significantly reduced the incidence of street crimes. The use of firearms declined by 19% during this period. , says Delhi Police
- PCR calls for snatching have also declined by about 60 per cent in 2022 as compared to the same period in 2021. Since PCR calls are made by citizens, a 60% drop in PCR calls shows that the incidents of snatching have come down. Adds city, Delhi Police
UK confirms additional military aid for Ukraine to counter Russia
The UK government has pledged an additional £1.3bn in military aid to Ukraine during this fiscal year to help the country counter Russian forces in the ongoing conflict, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other G7 leaders said on Sunday. met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Ukrainian fighters resolved to fight to the end at the Azovstal plant
Ukrainian fighters at the besieged Azovstal steel plant in the southeastern port of Mariupol, the last holdout against Russian forces in the city, vowed on Sunday to continue their stand as long as they are alive.
Jill Biden meets First Lady on surprise visit to Ukraine
US First Lady Jill Biden made an unannounced visit to western Ukraine on Sunday, holding a surprise Mother’s Day meeting with the country’s First Lady Olenna Zelensky, as Russia presses its punitive war in the eastern regions. Biden traveled under cover of secrecy, becoming the latest high-profile American to enter Ukraine during its 10-week-old conflict with Russia.
Ukraine’s Kuleba discusses unblocking food exports with Blinken
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dimitro Kuleba said on Sunday that he discussed with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken how to unblock Ukraine’s food exports and ensure global food security. Ukraine, one of the world’s major cereals and oilseeds, used to export most of its grain through its Black Sea ports, which have been blocked by Russia since the start of Moscow’s invasion on February 24.
Western officials visit Ukraine after deadly school bombing
Dozens of Ukrainians were killed on Sunday after Russian bombings refused to surrender at a besieged steel plant, as Ukrainian soldiers refused to surrender at a steel plant seized by Moscow’s invading forces ahead of Russia’s Victory Day holiday were. The governor of Luhansk province, one of two regions that form the eastern industrial zone known as Donbass, said a fire broke out at a school in the village of Bilohorivka after Saturday’s bombing. He said emergency personnel recovered two bodies and rescued 30 people.
US imposes visa ban on Russian military officers, targets maritime sector
The US State Department on Sunday announced a new policy of visa restrictions and visa restrictions on more than 2,500 Russian military officers and Russian-backed forces in Ukraine, according to a department fact sheet. The State Department also said it designated eight Russian maritime-related companies and added 69 ships to the US Treasury Department’s sanctions list.