health ministry showed. With this, India’s tally rose to 1,17,34,058. The toll climbed by 275 to 1,60,441.ndia on Wednesday registered 47,262 new coronavirus cases, data from the Union
To control the spike in cases, the Centre has released new coronavirus-related guidelines, allowing states to impose restrictions at the district, sub-district and city, or ward levels based on their assessment of the situation.
Meanwhile, the Union health ministry said 795 people in India have been infected with the coronavirus variants, first detected in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil. The Centre also informed that it will kick off the third phase of the countrywide vaccination programme from April 1, in which those above the age of 45 will be eligible to receive the shots.
Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 12.41 crore people and killed over 27.33 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Over 7.04 crore people have recovered from the infection in the world.