Covid daily cases break 2 lakh barrier, Deadly turn at Kumbh mela & More | Top Headlines (16 April)

Top headlines of the day: 1. Covid daily cases break the 2 lakh barrier after United States, India crosses grim milestone in just 11 days. Becomes the 2nd highest in the world with case tally of over 1.4 crore. 2. Deadly turn at Kumbh mela. Over 1700 test positive for Covid. 3. Hours ahead of poll panels all party meet over Covid protocols, Mamata Banerjee clubbing of remaining election phases in Bengal. Poll panel claims move not possible. 4. Gujarat High Court raps Rupani Government over Covid crisis in the state, questions data. Says Gujarat facing Covid tsunami due to ignorance. 5. Double mutant common in India. Double mutation coronavirus found in Maharashtra, may be becoming the most prevalent.