COVID-19: Centre Bans Export of Remdesivir Amid Surge in Cases
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The Centre on Sunday, 11 April, said that it has prohibited the export of injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) till the COVID19 situation in the country improves.
India on Sunday, 11 April, reported 1,52,879 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 1,33,58,805. The death toll increased by 839 to 1,69,275.
This is the biggest one-day rise in cases in the country ever since the pandemic began.
- Amid worrying surge, 4-day mass vaccination ‘Tika Utsav’ begins today even as several states face vaccine shortage
- Fresh curbs have been announced in Delhi, Tamil Nadu, and Maharashtra
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Centre Bans Export of Remdesivir Amid Surge in COVID Cases
The Centre has prohibited the export of injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) till the COVID19 situation in the country improves.
Over 1 Crore People Received COVID Vaccine in Maha
Maharashtra has administered COVID-19 vaccine doses to over one crore people so far, official sources told PTI.
UP Announces Night Curfew in All Districts
Uttar Pradesh government has announced night curfew in all districts with more than 500 active cases till 30 April. All schools to be shut until the end of the month.
Remove Age Restriction on Vaccination: Kejriwal
Stating that more than 65 percent of patients in the national capital are below 45 years of age, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked the Centre to remove age restrictions on vaccine.
“I have requested Centre many times regarding the removal of age restrictions on taking COVID-19 vaccine. Delhi government is ready to conduct a door-to-door campaign to vaccinate people. 65 percent of patients in Delhi are below 45 years of age,” Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.
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