May 11, 2021
Home  »  Website  »  International  »  Tracking The Second Wave Of Covid-19 Outbreak In India Very Closely: United States

Tracking The Second Wave Of Covid-19 Outbreak In India Very Closely: United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has advised Americans to avoid all travel to India.

Google + Linkedin Whatsapp
Follow Outlook India On News
Tracking The Second Wave Of Covid-19 Outbreak In India Very Closely: United States
Tracking The Second Wave Of Covid-19 Outbreak In India Very Closely: United States
outlookindia.com
2021-04-21T08:36:32+05:30

 The State Department of the United States said that they are tracking the course of the Covid-19 outbreak in India “very closely”.

Americans have been advised to avoid all travel to India, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

“We are tracking the course of the Covid-19 outbreak in India very closely,” State Department Spokesperson Ned Price told reporters at his daily news conference.

Responding to a question, he said, Secretary of State, Tony Blinken and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar discussed the issue during a phone call on Monday.

“Whether it’s India or any other country, we are committed to doing what we can both at present and going forward to see to it that this virus is brought under control,” he said.

According to the World Health Organization, from January 3, 2020, to April 20, 2021, India has reported 15.3 million Covid-19 cases and over 1,80,000 deaths. As of April 11, a total of 104 million vaccine doses had been administered, the WHO said.

In the last 24 hours, 2,59,170 new Covid-19 cases and 1,761 deaths were reported in India, the WHO said. 

(With PTI inputs)


For in-depth, objective and more importantly balanced journalism, Click here to subscribe to Outlook Magazine
Next Story >>
Google + Linkedin Whatsapp

The Latest Issue

Outlook Videos