Coronavirus live updates | Defence Advisor of Tanzania first foreign diplomat casualty of COVID-19 in India

The Hindu | May 3, 2021 at 5:11 AM
  • India leads the world in the average daily reported infections and recorded deaths.
  • Indian industry has urged the government to deploy the armed forces and Central security forces to manage the logistics, infrastructure and personnel necessary to address the rising wave of COVID-19 cases in the country, warning that the requirement for hospital beds, oxygen and medicines will continue to escalate at the current pace of the pandemic.
  • The health crisis in the diplomatic enclave has spread to several foreign missions including the New Zealand High Commission which sought help from the IYC publicly on Sunday morning triggering an online exchange between External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Congress Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh.