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COVID-19: Centre Bans Export of Remdesivir Amid Surge in Cases

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From 1 April onwards, everyone above 45 years of age will be eligible for vaccination against COVID-19.
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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.

Snapshot
  • 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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5:45 PM , 11 Apr

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.

2:22 PM , 11 Apr

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.

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1:31 PM , 11 Apr
KEY EVENT

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.

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11:29 AM , 11 Apr
KEY EVENT

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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Published: 11 Apr 2021, 10:13 AM IST