According to government data, the total active caseload of the country as of today stands at 9,73,158. Around 3,74,305 people have succumbed to the virus while 2,81,62,947 people have been successful in fighting it.
Scindia said that nations across the world, including India, have faced economic problems during the pandemic, but the situation in India is improving and inflation too will come down soon.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan mentioned that he spoke to Congress president Kamal Nath over the phone and wished him a speedy recovery.
Jitin Prasada joining the BJP has created a lot of buzz ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
BJP leader and Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar also dismissed media reports that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be replaced.
The High Court called the four-day-old strike ‘illegal’, and asked the doctors to resume duties by 2:30 pm on Friday.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had announced on Saturday that unlocking from the ongoing coronavirus-induced curfew will begin from June 1.
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the unlock phase will be different for the districts with a positivity rate of more than 5 per cent. However, the decision will be taken by the districts themselves.
Satna district SDM Rajesh Shahi told reporters that the collector had ordered a probe after taking cognizance of the video showing PPE kits being readied for reuse in a unit in Badkhera.
According to a bulletin published by the government on Friday, the total number of deaths due to coronavirus was reported as 7,891. Nath claimed 1.50 lakh bodies reached the crematoriums and burial grounds.
Watch the viral video where the stock of used PPE kits and masks kept inside a biowaste plant for resale in Madhya Pradesh’s Satna district.
The delegation, who filed the plea for an FIR, consisted of MP Congress working president Jitu Patwari, former Assembly Speaker NP Prajapati and other Congress leaders, demanding registration of an FIR against Chouhan.
Madhya Pradesh forest minister claimed cheetahs would be brought from South Africa to the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the aim was to enforce corona curfew in the state till May 31 "to clear the way for restoring normal life slowly and gradually."
The Madhya Pradesh administration also extended the ongoing curfew in Bhopal on Friday, amid a surge in COVID-19 infections. The "corona curfew" restrictions will now last till May 31.
The accused Puneet Agrawal, in a viral video recorded before he was produced in court, claimed he got two injections from Govind Rajput – the driver of the minister's wife – for Rs 14,000 each.
Indore recorded the highest number of cases with 1,072 new infections taking the caseload to 1,42,687 and Bhopal recorded the second-highest number of infections in the state with 693 new infections taking the caseload to 1,15,872.
Madhya Pradesh recorded a drop in the positivity rate from 24 per cent to 10.68 per cent. The total number of active cases in the state is 94,652. 12,345 people were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours.
The COVID-19 infection rate has dipped to 11.8 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate has come down to 14.8 per cent. The state reported 8,087 cases of coronavirus on Friday.