Coronavirus India Live Update: PM speaks to CMs of Maharashtra, Himachal, MP and Tamil Nadu on Covid-related situation in states

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Updated: May 8, 2021 2:30:24 pm

Covid-19 Cases in India, Coronavirus Statistics India Live, Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker May 8: India reports over 4 lakh Covid-19 cases for the third day in a row, sees a record 4,187 fatalities in a single day, which takes the country's death toll to 2,38,270; Tamil Nadu government announces 2-week lockdown from Monday. Delhi needs 2.6 crore more Covid-19 doses for 18+ years, says CM Arvind Kejriwal; He appeals to experts, govt to bring vaccines for children as soon as possible. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal dems 2.6 crore more Covid-19 doses for vaccination of 18+ years; he also appeals to experts Union government to bring vaccines for children as soon as possible.

Coronavirus Cases in India Live, Covid-19 Vaccination Live TrackersFor the past 3 days, India has been reporting over 4 lakh new coronavirus infections.

Coronavirus Cases in India Today, Coronavirus Statistics in India May 8: For the past 3 days, India has been reporting over 4 lakh new coronavirus infections. On Saturday, India reported 4,01,078 new Covid-19 cases 4,187 deaths linked to coronavirus complications. Due to heavy caseload, reports of shortage of medical oxygen, hospital beds for Covid patients, medicines are still coming from various parts of the country.

On Friday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin flagged off a ‘severe crisis’ of medical oxygen in the states. He sought Prime Minister Narendra’s intervention. Tamil Nadu on Saturday announced a statewide complete lockdown for two weeks starting from May 10 in order to limit the spread of Covid-19 in the state. The state on Friday registered its highest single-day spike of 26,465 new Covid-19 cases. The fresh cases take the state’s Covid-19 tally to 13.23 lakh. Tamil Nadu still has 1.35 lakh active Covid-19 cases.

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Kerala goes into a statewide nine-day lockdown from today. Several states/UTs in the country are in some form of lockdowns/curfews or following strict Covid-19 restrictions due to the sudden spike of the second wave of Coronavirus infections. The national capital Delhi is under lockdown from April 19 till May 10. With Covid-19 cases continue to spike, Bihar, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Jharkh, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala governments, too, have announced complete lockdown.

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As states scramble to come up with a workable action plan to fight the Covid surge, are the latest news, updates, rules related to pemic from India around the world:

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