The nation announced 188 passings just now, the Health Ministry said on Saturday. India is seeing a flood in COVID-19 passings after the nation contacted a low of under 100 passings each day in February.

Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh keep on detailing a spike in new cases. In the midst of the flood, specialists have mentioned the Central government to grow the immunization cover to incorporate guardians of patients who are incapacitated.

You can follow Covid cases, passing, and testing rates at the public and State levels here. A rundown of State Helpline numbers is accessible too.

Here are the most recent updates:


HSR Layout, R.R. Nagar, Bellandur among wards with most cases in Bengaluru

As Karnataka joins four different States in compensating for 80% of new diseases in India, Bengaluru is starting to observe a rehash of scenes from a year ago when COVID-19 was on a consistent ascent.

Over the most recent 10 days, 10 wards specifically announced the most number of cases: Arakere, Begur, HSR Layout, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bellandur, Shantalanagar, Hagadur, Doddanekundi, Banaswadi, and New Thippasandra.

Nonetheless, the BBMP appears to have no particular designs for these wards. BBMP Commissioner N. Manjunath Prasad said a similar arrangement set up for different wards will be pertinent to these also. “We are focussing on really testing and more immunization,” he said.

In spite of the fact that the city has been the essential supporter of the caseload all through the pandemic, the stamped expansion over the most recent couple of days is raising concerns. On Saturday, 1,186 new certain cases were accounted for in Bengaluru Urban, alongside five new passings. As indicated by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP) war room information for Friday, there were 1,037 new cases.


Police use water cannon as German lockdown fight turns vicious

Germany Police conveyed water cannon and pepper splash after a social event of nearly 20,000 dissenters against lockdown and other coronavirus rules in focal Germany turned savage, for certain demonstrators tossing bottles at police.

Nonconformists from everywhere Germany merged on the focal city of Kassel for the walk, which was coordinated by the “Querdenker” – “Sidelong Thinkers” – online scheme development.

“Jugs were tossed and there were endeavors to advancement obstructions,” police said on Twitter.

Police said nonconformists defied directions they provided to help guarantee individuals’ wellbeing, including by declining to wear covers and notice social separating rules.

Tamil Nadu

Thanjavur school reserved for not sticking to SOP

An argument has been enlisted against a tuition-based school in Thanjavur, where a group of cases was recognized, on the charge of carelessness in clinging to the standard working system to forestall the spread of COVID-19.

The second clump of 15 understudies at a non-public school in Thanjavur tried positive on Friday. Effectively 11 understudies at a similar school had tried positive for novel Covid contamination. Thus, a body of evidence has been enrolled against the school the board and a fine of ₹5,000 was gathered from it, Collector M. Govinda Rao said.

While trying to guarantee that standard working systems were followed conscientiously by the understudies, the schools from where positive cases were accounted for were being demanded punishments, Mr. Rao said.

To prevent the infection from spreading through schools, the flying crews shaped in the 8 Assembly sections have been approached to screen if the understudies wore veils.

Tamil Nadu

Controls back in sanctuaries in the midst of COVID-19 flood

With the sharp ascent in the quantity of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu, the State government has once again introduced limitations in sanctuaries for the security of lovers and representatives.

Lovers will be permitted simply in a limited way inside the sanctuary, in lines while keeping up satisfactory physical removing. No Archana is will be performed and prasadam and theertham (holy water) won’t be circulated.

The HR and CE Department gave a roundabout with this impact on Friday to all sanctuaries requesting them to guarantee authorization from standard operating systems, including wearing of veils, incessant utilization of hand sanitizers, limiting section of youngsters matured under 10, elderly folks over 60 and pregnant ladies.


Puducherry closes schools till May 31 as cases spike

All schools (State Board, CBSE, and ICSE) in the Union Territory of Puducherry will stay shut for Classes I to VIII from Monday (March 22) till May 31 considering the abrupt spike in the quantity of COVID-19 cases.

The choice was taken dependent on a proposal by the High-Level COVID Vaccine Committee led by Lt. Lead representative Tamilisai Soundararajan.

P.T. Rudra Goud, Director of School Education, said for Classes 9 to 11, online exercises will be led for five days every week from Monday to Friday.

In the meantime, the U.T. recorded 60 new cases and 24 recuperations on Saturday.