Two members of India’s delegation at the G7 summit in London have tested positive for coronavirus, Sky News reported, quoting sources. Those tested positive do not include Foreign Minister S Jaishankar.
The Centre on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against a Delhi High Court show cause notice asking why contempt action should not be initiated against it for not complying with its orders on oxygen supply to the Capital.
Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said coronavirus vaccines will be available for all Indians by the second half of 2022. He also announced measures to relax loan terms for individual borrowers and small businesses.
India on Wednesday registered 3,82,315 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 2,06,65,148 since the pandemic broke out in January 2020. The toll climbed by 3,780 to 2,26,188. The number of active cases in the country stood at 34,87,229. India has recorded more than 3 lakh cases a day for nearly 15 days in a row, since April 22.
The coronavirus has now infected 15.39 crore people across the world and killed over 32.23 lakh since the pandemic broke out in December 2019, according to Johns Hopkins University. Over 9.05 crore people have recovered from the infection.
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