➡️ Odisha reported single-day spike of 6164 COVID-19 cases on Thursday.
➡️ Khordha reported the biggest single day spike of 1132 new cases in past 24 hours followed by Nuapada (459) new cases.
➡️ 7 new COVID-19 deaths reported today including 2 from Ganjam and Rayagada, 1 each from Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Khordha. With this, the Covid-19 death toll in Odisha has gone up to 1,965.
➡️ Centre allocates Remdesivir supply to Odisha & 18 other States.
➡️ Tigress ‘Renuka’ dies at Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar.
➡️ Burla police today booked Sambalpur University’s Vice Chancellor Sanjeev Mittal over staff’s suicide.
➡️ Noted sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand art on Earth Day.
➡️ India reports 3,14,835 new COVID 19 cases, 1,78,841 recoveries and 2,104 deaths in the last 24 hours.
➡️ Total case tally stands at 1,59,30,965 including 22,91,428 active cases, 1,34,54,880 cured cases & 1,84,657 deaths.
➡️ Total of 13,23,30,644 vaccine doses given till 7pm yesterday.
➡️ 27,27,05,103 samples tested for COVID 19 up to 21st April 2021. Of these, 16,51,711 samples were tested yesterda: IMCR.
➡️ Over 500 doctors and health workers of two leading hospitals in Bihar infected with coronavirus.
➡️ Voting underway for the sixth phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections. ITBP troops guarding polling booths in Katwa, Purba Bardhaman District.
➡️ 17.19% voter turnout recorded till 9.30 am in sixth phase of the West Bengal Assembly election.
➡️ CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury’s son, Ashish Yechury passes away due to COVID 19.
➡️ Senior Congress leader and former Delhi minister Dr AK Walia passes away due to COVID 19.
➡️ Sensex down 394 points, curently trading at 47,311; Nifty at 14,198.
➡️ With 3.14 Lakh Covid cases, India records World’s biggest daily spike.
➡️ Christian Michel, alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland case, withdraws his bail plea.
➡️ Global coronavirus cases tops 143.5 Million mark, death toll surged to more than 3.05 Million.
➡️ Car bombing at hotel in southwest Pakistan kills 4, wounds 11.
➡️ Indonesia searching for missing submarine with dozens of people on board.
➡️ US gives 200 million Covid vaccine doses, Joe Biden hails ‘stunning’ achievement.