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1.86 Lakh New COVID Cases in India; Tamil Nadu Lockdown Extended

Catch all the updates on the coronavirus outbreak here.

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India on Friday, 28 May, reported 1,86,364 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 2,75,55,457. The death toll increased by 3,660 to 3,18,895.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 23,43,152 active cases across the country, while 2,48,93,410 patients have been discharged so far, with 2,59,459 discharges reported in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday extended the lockdown in the state till 6 am on 7 June without any relaxations.

Snapshot
  • Delhi on Friday reported 1,141 new coronavirus cases, with a positivity rate of 1.59 percent, and 139 deaths
  • Over 20 crore vaccine doses have been administered since the India’s inoculation drive began on 16 January

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7:06 PM , 28 May

1,141 New COVID Cases in Delhi, Positivity Rate 1.59%

Delhi on Friday reported 1,141 new coronavirus cases, with a positivity rate of 1.59 percent, and 139 deaths.

7:06 PM , 28 May

Tamil Nadu Lockdown Extended Till 7 June

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday extended the lockdown in the state till 6 am on 7 June without any relaxations.

The sale of groceries will continue through vehicles or pushcarts in association with local grocery shops, with delivery allowed between 7 am and 6 pm.

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3:03 PM , 28 May
KEY EVENT

Sputnik V Covid Vaccine To Be Rolled Out At Rs 1,195 In Apollo Hospitals

Apollo Group of Hospitals has announced that it will start administering the Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V, across its hospitals in India from the second week of June, at an estimated price of ₹ 1,195 per dose.

"We will be charging ₹ 995 for the vaccine and ₹ 200 would be administration charges," an official of the Apollo Group said.

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2:59 PM , 28 May
KEY EVENT

International Passenger Flights Suspended Till 30 June

International passengers flights will remain suspended till 30 June in light of the COVID situation, says DGCA.

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Published: 28 May 2021, 9:58 AM IST
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