Coronavirus updates | New Zealand suspends entry for travellers from India
Hours after a public spat between the Union Health Minister and Opposition-led State of Maharashtra over COVID-19 vaccine availability, India has added over 1 lakh new circumstances of the virus for the second day in a row.
Meanwhile, Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine producer primarily based in Pune, has asked the government for a grant of ₹3,000 crore to extend its capability to make AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine.
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PM Modi will get 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine on the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He obtained the first dose of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin on March 1.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister shared an image of himself taking the second dose of the vaccine and mentioned: “Got my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS. Vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus. If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon. Register on CoWin.gov.in.”
New Zealand suspends entry for travellers from India
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday briefly suspended entry for all travellers from India, together with its personal residents, following a excessive variety of optimistic coronavirus circumstances arriving from that nation.
The suspension will begin from 1600 native time on April 11 and might be in place till April 28, Ms. Ardern mentioned in a information convention. During this time the federal government will take a look at danger administration measures to renew journey. – Reuters