New Zealand Suspends Entry for Travellers from India Due to High Covid-19 Cases

Coronavirus Information LIVE Updates: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday quickly suspended entry for all travellers from India, together with its personal residents, following a excessive variety of constructive coronavirus instances arriving from that nation. The suspension will begin from 1600 native time on April 11 and might be in place till April 28, Ardern stated in a information convention. Throughout this time the federal government will have a look at threat administration measures to renew journey.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the present day took the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine at AIIMS Delhi and urged individuals eligible for the vaccine to get inoculated. “Bought my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS in the present day. Vaccination is among the many few methods we’ve got, to defeat the virus. In case you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot quickly. Register on,” the PM tweeted. Modi acquired the primary dose of the vaccine on March 1, kick-starting a brand new section of the coronavirus vaccination drive in India when the nation started protecting individuals over 60 and people over 45 with co-morbidities. India has now opened the vaccination drive to anybody above the age of 45 from April 1.

The most recent vaccination drive has seen a tug of conflict between the Centre and states resembling Maharashtra. Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan has assured that India has ample inventory of vaccines and no state will face issues on this entrance, including that “allegations of vaccine scarcity are completely baseless.” Maharashtra, the state with 56.1% of the energetic instances within the nation, has vaccines only for three extra days, says Maharashtra Well being Minister Rajesh Tope. Maharashtra acquired 1.06 crore doses of the vaccine. With a vaccine wastage charge of three%, the State, thus far, has vaccinated 85,64,908 individuals. As of Wednesday morning, the State had 14 lakh doses in inventory that may final for three extra days because the state, on a median, is vaccinating four lakh individuals per day.

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