Coronavirus reside updates | Macron says France will double the COVID-19 pictures it sends to poor nations

Coronavirus live updates | Macron says France will double the COVID-19 shots it sends to poor nations

2021-09-26 08:16:58

Mourning the lack of lives misplaced as a result of international coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 25 reiterated India’s dedication to begin giving vaccines to needy individuals in different international locations, at the same time as he gave a clarion name to producers to “Come, Make Vaccine in India”.

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India had stopped the export of COVID-19 vaccines after the second wave of the pandemic hit the nation laborious in April this yr. On September 20, India mentioned it would resume export of surplus COVID-19 vaccines within the fourth quarter of 2021 beneath the ”Vaccine Maitri” programme and to fulfill its dedication to the COVAX international pool.

In the meantime, India’s COVID-19 vaccination protection has crossed 85 crores with over 62 lakh vaccine doses being administered on September 25, the Union Well being Ministry mentioned.

You may observe coronavirus circumstances, deaths and testing charges on the nationwide and State ranges right here. A listing of State Helpline numbers is obtainable as nicely.

Listed below are the most recent updates:

France

Macron says France will double the COVID-19 pictures it sends to poor nations

President Emmanuel Macron on September 25 mentioned France would give 120 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to poor nations, doubling an earlier pledge, French information company AFP reported.

“The injustice is that on different continents, clearly, vaccination is manner behind. In Africa, barely 3% of the inhabitants has been vaccinated – we have to go sooner,” AFP cited Mr. Macron saying in a video broadcast to a live performance organised by the advocacy group International Citizen. -Reuters

Karnataka

Random test finds tips not being adopted in 100 PHCs

The rules laid down for Main Well being Centres (PHCs) by the Indian Public Well being Requirements aren’t being adopted in any of the 100 PHCs that have been randomly inspected by the District Authorized Companies Authorities (DLSAs) throughout the State, mentioned a report submitted to the Excessive Courtroom of Karnataka.

“As per the IPHS tips, medical care should primarily embody out-patient providers, 24×7 emergency providers, referral providers, and inpatient providers with six beds. Such medical care services aren’t uniformly obtainable in all 100 PHC’s visited. Solely 50 PHCs visited by DLSAs have been functioning 24×7,” acknowledged the report submitted by the Member-Secretary of the Karnataka State Authorized Companies Authority (KSLSA).

 

Tamil Nadu

Tiruvannamalai to be beneath tight lockdown until October 3

The Tiruvannamalai district administration has prolonged the strict lockdown in power within the temple city until October 3. Parks, swimming swimming pools and dams in Tiruvannamalai and neighbouring Kattam Poondi within the district might be closed throughout this era, District Collector B. Murugesh mentioned on Saturday.

Resorts, bakeries and tea retailers can operate between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. on all days; takeaways from eateries might be served solely as much as 10 p.m. day-after-day. All retailers, together with roadside eateries, hawkers and petty merchants, can function between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. within the city.

 

New Delhi

Mother and father, academics demand reopening of Delhi colleges for college kids of main part, lessons 6-8

A gaggle of fogeys and faculty academics on September 25 staged a protest outdoors Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence right here, and demanded reopening of colleges for college kids of main part and lessons 6-8.

Carrying banners of ‘Poor man’s child– No cell no web’, ‘Kid’s psychological colleges develop solely in colleges’, they mentioned that kids have gotten victims of psychological and bodily issues since they’re compelled to remain indoors. -PTI

Karnataka

Many mother and father unwilling to ship kids again to full lecture rooms

Whereas the State authorities has determined to elevate bodily attendance restrictions in lecture rooms and permit higher main and excessive colleges to function in full capability in districts the place the COVID-19 positivity charge is beneath 1%, college managements say it is going to be a problem as mother and father are apprehensive. That is particularly the case in cities reminiscent of Bengaluru the place most college students have quick access to the web and units reminiscent of smartphones and laptops to attend on-line lessons.

Main and Secondary Schooling Minister B.C. Nagesh has mentioned that restrictions on bodily attendance could be lifted from October 1.

 

Sudan

Sudan says international locations should cooperate on vaccines

The prime minister of Sudan’s transitional authorities urged world leaders on September 25 to work collectively to get creating international locations extra COVID-19 vaccines.

In a speech to the United Nation’s Normal Meeting, Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok echoed related statements from different audio system when he mentioned that ensuring international locations like Sudan get sufficient pictures is the one manner to make sure the protection of the remainder of the world.

Sudan has solely obtained a fraction of the vaccines it wants, based on official figures. Since March, the Sudanese authorities has vaccinated roughly 830,000 folks out of 45 million. To this point, Sudan has recorded greater than 37,500 circumstances and 2800 deaths from the coronavirus. The true numbers are believed to be far increased given the shortage of testing. -AP

New Delhi

Officers to make house visits to assist kin of Covid victims get reduction beneath Delhi govt scheme

Delhi authorities officers will go to the houses of dependents of Covid victims to assist them declare monetary help beneath a scheme of the town authorities.

In June, the Delhi authorities had notified the ‘Mukhyamantri COVID-19 Pariwar Aarthik Sahayata Yojana’ to supply monetary reduction to households who’ve misplaced their expensive ones to COVID-19.

Below the scheme, the Delhi authorities has promised one-time monetary help of Rs. 50,000 for every sufferer’s household, and Rs. 2,500 month-to-month help for the households that misplaced their sole breadwinner and for orphaned kids. -PTI

New Delhi

With 28k samples, newest Covid serosurvey in Delhi to be largest train: Satyendar Jain

In whole 28,000 samples might be collected for the most recent Covid serosurvey, making it the biggest train within the nationwide capital that seeks to find out the prevalence of antibodies among the many populace, Delhi Well being Minister Satyendar Jain mentioned on September 25.

The survey received underway on September 24 amid fewer COVID-19 circumstances being reported within the metropolis for a lot of weeks now. -PTI

Kerala

50% prospects to be allowed into eating places, bars in Kerala

With COVID-19 circumstances coming down in Kerala and over 90% of the focused inhabitants having been administered the primary dose of the vaccine, the State authorities on September 25 eased restrictions and determined to open up eating places and bars for the general public with riders.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who spoke to reporters after a high-level COVID-19 analysis assembly, mentioned indoor stadia and swimming swimming pools can operate with absolutely vaccinated employees.

He mentioned the federal government has determined to ease restrictions as over 90% of the focused inhabitants have been administered with the primary dose of the vaccine. -PTI

Worldwide

Cuba kicks off COVID-19 vaccine exports with cargo to Vietnam

Cuba mentioned on September 25 it had exported its three-shot Abdala coronavirus vaccine for the primary time, sending an preliminary cargo to Vietnam as a part of a contract to provide 5 million doses to the Southeast Asian nation.

Scientists within the Communist-run island have developed three home-grown vaccines towards COVID-19, all of that are ready to obtain official recognition from the World Well being Group. -Reuters

Kerala

16% of absolutely vaccinated healthcare employees at Kozhikode hospital received contaminated

Over 16% of absolutely vaccinated healthcare employees on the Authorities Medical School Hospital, Kozhikode, have been discovered to have symptomatic breakthrough infections even after receiving two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

None of them, nonetheless, required intensive care unit help, says a first-of-its-kind examine in Kerala titled ‘Breakthrough an infection following COVID-19 vaccination amongst healthcare employees in South India’.

 

Tamil Nadu

Quantity vaccinated in T.N. anticipated to cross 5 crore, says Well being Minister

The Well being Division in Tamil Nadu hopes to have over 5 crore folks vaccinated towards COVID-19 throughout the State, mentioned Minister for Medical and Household Welfare Ma Subramanian on September 25.

He mentioned the division has suggested well being officers to manage the vaccines to extra folks towards the focused 15 lakh via 20,000 camps. -PTI

Maharashtra

BMC to carry vaccination classes for ladies, college students, academics

Particular COVID-19 vaccination classes might be held by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company for ladies on September 27 and for college kids and academics on September 28 at civic and government-run centres, an official mentioned on September 25.

The session for ladies might be held between 10 am and 6pm and the one for college kids above the age of 18 and academics might be from 9am to 2pm, he mentioned. -PTI

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