Prime Minister Imran Khan (left) and former Indian premier Manmohan Singh. — AFP/File

Prime Minister Imran Khan has prolonged heat needs and hoped the previous Indian premier Manmohan Singh recovers quickly from coronavirus.

The previous premier had examined constructive for coronavirus yesterday and was admitted to the trauma centre of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Delhi, Indian media reported.

“Wishing ex-Indian PM Manmohan Singh a speedy restoration from Covid 19,” the premier mentioned in a tweet.

In the meantime, Indian politician Rahul Gandhi has additionally examined constructive for coronavirus and is isolating at house.

Based on a tweet by the Congress lawmaker, he’s at the moment feeling delicate signs of the virus. He urged all those that had remained in touch with him over the previous few days to comply with all security precautions.

“After experiencing delicate signs, I’ve simply examined constructive for COVID. All those that’ve been in touch with me not too long ago, please comply with all security protocols and keep secure,” Rahul Gandhi, 50, wrote.

India locks capital to battle COVID-19

Yesterday, India locked down its capital New Delhi for every week looking for to regulate a raging coronavirus outbreak.

India continues to be going through skyrocketing infections, with hospitals working out of beds and the federal government compelled to reimpose economically painful restrictions.

The capital New Delhi braced for a recent lockdown as officers scrambled to get surging instances underneath management.

“Delhi’s well being system is at a tipping level. The COVID-19 scenario is fairly vital,” Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned.

“If we do not impose a lockdown now, we can be taking a look at a much bigger catastrophe.”

Tens of 1000’s of migrant staff tried to flee the restrictions, fuelling fears they may unfold the virus to their rural hometowns

The Delhi lockdown got here after the huge nation of 1.three billion reported a document excessive of 273,810 infections on Monday — the fifth consecutive day topping 200,000 instances.

India has the world’s second-highest caseload with greater than 15 million recognized infections.

The federal government mentioned Monday it might make COVID-19 vaccines obtainable to all adults within the nation from Could 1, in a bid to beat again infections.

The hovering instances compelled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to cancel a deliberate go to to the nation this month, and Britain mentioned Monday it might add India to its journey “crimson checklist”, banning all arrivals from India apart from UK or Irish nationals.

— Further enter from AFP

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