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  1. Another bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh sought response of the Centre and Delhi government on a plea alleging that the number of ICU and non-ICU beds in two dedicated COVID hospitals were slashed by more than half due to oxygen shortage
  2. India’s coronavirus deaths rose by a record 3,780 during the last 24 hours, a day after the country became the world’s second, after the United States, to cross the grim milestone of 2 crore total cases mark
  3. The findings are based on 2,80,000 people aged 18-65 who received a first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Denmark and Norway
  4. Coronavirus News Updates: The government rebutted the Delhi government’s accusation that oxygen allocation is being done arbitrarily. The apex court was told that the AAP government has made it a “Centre versus Delhi fight”
  5. The court asked the health secretary of the Union Territory to come out on affidavit within two weeks giving a detailed report
  6. While the overseas Indian community has helped raise over $25 million in recent days, some have also appended harsh words to their support efforts, accusing the Indian government of botching the fight against the novel coronavirus
  7. Modi reviewed the progress of vaccination and the roadmap for scaling up production of vaccines in the next few months, the Prime MInister's Office said
  8. As per a Northern Railways spokesperson, the trains have been cancelled due to poor patronage and a surge in COVID-19 cases
  9. As per a Delhi government order, those requiring oxygen can apply on the online portal, with a valid photo ID, Aadhar card details, COVID positive report
  10. The Delhi chief minister said the National Capital will require a daily supply of 700 MT of oxygen until the second wave of coronavirus ends

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