The Trinamool Congress on Sunday announced that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will not hold any more rallies in Kolkata for the rest of the Assembly elections. Her rallies in other districts will be restricted to a duration of 30 minutes.
India on Monday reported 2,73,810 new coronavirus cases, another highest single-day rise since pandemic broke out in January 2020, taking the country’s tally to 1,50,61,919. With 1,619 deaths, the toll jumped to 1,78,769. The country has now recorded over 2 lakh infections for five consecutive days. The count of active cases stood at 19,29,329, while more than 12.38 crore vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far.
Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 14.11 crore people and killed over 30.17 lakh since the pandemic broke out in December 2019, according to the Johns Hopkins University. More than 8.06 crore people have recovered from the infection.