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India Might See A Covid Peak In The Coming Days, Says Advisors To PM Modi
Along with some scientists, the advisors have said that trends suggest that India might see a mid-May peak. The country’s crematoriums and hospitals have been overwhelmed, and many scientists worry that the coming days will be tough for India. Experts have said that the new variants of the virus are the primary reason behind India’s second wave.
MK Stalin Takes Oath As The Chief Minister Of Tamil Nadu In A Low-Key Ceremony
President Of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Party (DMK), MK Stalin, formed his government along with 33 cabinet members in Tamil Nadu for the sixth time. The oath of office and secrecy took place at the Raj Bhavan, Chennai and was administered by Governor Banwarilal Purohit. The ceremony was kept low-key due to the pandemic. This will be the first term of MK Stalin; the other five terms were held by his father and party legend, M Karunanidhi.
Black Fungus Cases In Covid Recovered Patients Reported In Delhi Hospitals
Mucormycosis or black fungus is a fungal infection that affects patients with transplants or immunodeficiency. Reportedly, Delhi hospitals are seeing the black fungus infection in patients who have been given steroids for covid-19 treatment combined with any comorbidities such as diabetes, kidney failure or cancer. India has reported 4 lakh+ covid cases in the last 24 hours.
Covid-Aid Arrives In India From Poland, Netherlands, And Switzerland
As India faces the wrath of the covid-19 pandemic, many countries have been sending emergency relief material to India. While Switzerland sent 600 oxygen concentrators, 50 ventilators, along with other medical supplies to the country, Netherland’s first consignment consisted of 449 ventilators, 100 oxygen concentrators and other medical supplies. Continuing the International collaboration, Poland sent 100 oxygen concentrators to India. Over 40 countries have extended their support to India.
Taking forward our close, broad and longstanding friendship. Grateful to Switzerland for consignment of 600 oxygen concentrators, 50 ventilators and other medical supplies that arrived early this morning. pic.twitter.com/MKFmYbCvsV
— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) May 6, 2021
Further strengthening our multifaceted cooperation. First of the shipment of 449 ventilators, 100 oxygen concentrators & other medical supplies from Netherlands arrives. Over the coming days, remaining medical equipment would be shipped. Value this support from our friend 🇳🇱 pic.twitter.com/P3zGZwW3X5
— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) May 6, 2021
International collaboration continues! Consignment of 100 oxygen concentrators arrives from Poland. Thank our EU partner 🇵🇱 for this support. pic.twitter.com/VBqWC8ikoP
— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) May 7, 2021
Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases, Rajasthan Imposes Lockdown From 10th-24th May; Marriage Functions To Be Allowed After 31st May
After witnessing a surge in covid-19 cases over the past few days, Rajasthan Government has announced a lockdown in the entire state from 10th May (5 am) to 24th May (5 am). All marriage functions, MGNREGA works and interstate travel have been suspended. The government said that marriage functions in this period would be allowed only in courts or at home with the maximum presence of 11 people.
Anushka-Virat Starts A Fundraiser Campaign For Covid-19 Relief; Shares Video With #InThisTogether
To raise money for the covid-19 relief in India, Actor Anushka Sharma along with her husband and Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli, have initiated a campaign with Ketto. The couple shared a video on social media, urging their fans to support India and contribute to saving people’s lives as India battles a deadly second wave of the covid-19 pandemic.
Disha Patani Sets The Internet On Fire; Shares A Glam BTS Video From Radhe’s Title Track
Recently, the makers of Radhe-Your Most wanted Bhai released the film’s title track, leaving the fans gawking. The film featuring Salman Khan, Disha Patani, Randeep Hooda and Jackie Shroff is set to release on the occasion of Eid, i.e. 13th May. While promoting her film, Disha shared a BTS video on her Instagram account and flaunted her glam avatar.
Netizens Have Chosen The Next PM For India, And It’s None Other Than Sonu Sood; Comedian Vir Das’s Idea Gets Approval
After a fan tweeted “@thevirdas for prime minister 2024”, comedian Vir Das replied, “Wrong number. Dial Sonu Sood”. Netizens have been going crazy over Das’s idea. Many have tweeted in favour of making Sonu Sood the PM of India. The actor has been getting a lot of appreciation since the start of the pandemic. In the first wave, Sood helped reach hundreds of migrant workers to their home. Now, when India is battling a second wave of the pandemic, Sonu Sood has been helping people with oxygen cylinders and other medical supplies.
Wrong number. Dial Sonu Sood 🙏 https://t.co/X7otTpBPi5
— Vir Das (@thevirdas) May 6, 2021
Indian Woman Cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy’s Sister Passes Away Due To Covid-19
After losing her mother to covid-19, Veda Krishnamurthy lost her sister to covid on Wednesday. Informing about the same, the Indian Cricketer tweeted, “It is with great sadness that last night my family had to say goodbye to My Akka. My family, my world has been rocked to its core.” Her mother and sister had tested positive, but she had tested negative for the virus.
It is with great sadness that last night my family had to say goodbye to My Akka My family, my world has been rocked to its core. Appreciate all the messages and prayers . My thoughts with everyone going through these devastating times. Hold your loved ones tight and stay safe 🙏
— Veda Krishnamurthy (@vedakmurthy08) May 6, 2021
Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Sumit Malik Became The Fourth Indian Men’s Freestyle Wrestler To Qualify For The Tokyo Olympics
After Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia and Deepika Punia, Sumit Malik is the new wrestler to join the race of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. It is the first time that Sumit Malik has sealed the quota for the Olympics. Amit Dhankar and Satywart Kadiyan have lost the battle to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics after facing defeat at different stages of the competition.