With 4.08,323 new cases of COVID-19 registered until 11 p.m. on April 30, India became the first country in the world to register more than 4 lakh infections in a single day. As many as 3,464 new deaths were also reported that day.
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Here are the latest updates:
US to restrict travel from India from May 4
Due to the very high number of COVID-19 cases and multiple strains of the virus in India, the United States will restrict travel by non-citizens of the country starting Tuesday US Eastern Time.
On Friday afternoon, US President Joe Biden issued a proclamation barring the entry of non-nationals (the administration removed the term “ foreigner ”) who were physically present in India for 14 days prior to their entry or exit. attempt to enter the United States.
Entry restrictions do not apply to legal permanent residents (LPR or green card holders); non-citizens married to Americans or holding a green card; non-citizen parents or legal guardians of minors (under 21) who are U.S. citizens or green card holders; siblings of unmarried or LPR citizens, provided they are both under 21 and unmarried and other categories of travelers. The exemption list is longer than similar lists under the Trump administration’s pandemic restrictions.
16 dead in fire at COVID-19 hospital in Gujarat
A massive fire at a COVID-19 hospital in Bharuch killed 16 people, including two hospital staff, early Saturday.
The fire occurred at the Welfare Hospital, a four-story building, and was brought under control within an hour. The cause remains to be determined.
“16 people died in the incident,” said Bharuch district collector MD Modia. The Hindu. Those who died include 14 patients and two staff who cared for them. Patients died of burns and asphyxiation when the building was engulfed in the fire.
Mohd. Shahbuddin, former RJD MP serving life sentence, dies of COVID-19
Four times former deputy for Rashtriya Janata Dal from Siwan to Bihar Mohd. Shahabuddin dies from COVID-19. He was serving a life sentence in a double murder case and was transferred to Tihar Prison in New Delhi in 2018 by decision of the Supreme Court. After being infected with COVID-19, Shahabuddin was transferred to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital for treatment, where he died on Saturday morning.
RJD spokesman Mrityunjaj Tiwari mourned the death of the party leader.
– Amarnath Tewary