The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday extended the coronavirus-induced lockdown for another week from May 24.
Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the vaccination for the 18-44 category has been halted in the national Capital from today. “Vaccine stock for this category has been consumed,” he added.
India on Saturday registered 2,57,299 new coronavirus cases and 4,194 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, the country’s tally rose to 2,62,89,290 while the toll climbed to 2,95,525 since the pandemic broke out in January 2020.
Globally, the coronavirus has now infected over 16.58 crore people and killed over 34.38 lakh since the pandemic broke out in December 2019, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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