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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Just about 12,000 law enforcement officials in Maharashtra contaminated with COVID-19; 124 succumb, 9,569 get better

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Just about 7,000 COVID-19 situations in Puducherry 

Puducherry recorded 6,995 COVID-19 infections on Friday after 328 more folk examined obvious for the original coronavirus. With 181 cured sufferers, the union territory registered a total of 4,009 recoveries. 

The COVID-19 toll has reached 106 after four more sufferers succumbed to the contagious disease, acknowledged the neatly being ministry. 

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Rahul Gandhi demands equitable vaccine policy 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi demanded that the govt. clearly justify an inclusive and equitable vaccine get entry to policy to make obvious its affordability and magnificent distribution.

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Coronavirus Outbreak in Maharashtra LATEST Updates

147 Maharashtra law enforcement officials take a look at obvious in 24 hrs 

The Maharashtra Police has acknowledged that 147 policemen had been stumbled on COVID-19 obvious in the final 24 hours in Maharashtra, taking the tally of law enforcement officials affected with disease to this sign 11,920. The police also acknowledged that there had been 2,227 energetic situations and 9,569 recoveries whereas 124 policemen had succumbed to the disease to this level.

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Over 3,800 coronavirus situations in Himachal Pradesh 

Himachal Pradesh registered 20 contemporary COVID-19 infections, taking the total to 3,836 on Friday. Fourteen more sufferers possess recovered taking the cumulative resolve to 2,449, acknowledged the teach neatly being department.

Of the total, there are 1,334 energetic situations, 2,449 recovered situations and 17 deaths except date, acknowledged the teach neatly being department.

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Odisha reviews 54,630 COVID-19 infections

After 1,977 more of us examined obvious for the original coronavirus in Odisha, the total climbed to 54,630, acknowledged the teach neatly being department on Friday. Ten more deaths in the teach took the COVID-19 toll to 324. 

“The total series of obvious situations in the teach stands at 54,630, together with 16,353 energetic situations, 37,900 recovered situations and 324 deaths except date,” acknowledged the Odisha Successfully being Department.

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India’s COVID-19 recovery rate at 71.17%

India’s COVID-19 situations crossed 24 lakh on Friday after 64,553 of us examined obvious for the contagious disease in a day, and the recoveries rose to over 17 lakh, the neatly being ministry acknowledged.

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Telangana reviews 1,921 original COVID-19 situations, 11 deaths

With 1,921 original COVID-19 situations in Telangana, the total climbed to 88,396 on Friday, acknowledged teach neatly being department. Nine more deaths possess steal the COVID-19 toll to 674. 

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India’s COVID-19 toll rises to 48,040

The COVID-19 toll in India has risen to 48,040 after 1,007 more sufferers succumbed to the highly-contagious disease, the neatly being ministry acknowledged on Friday.

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India’s worst COVID-affected States and Union Territories:

Maharashtra: 5,60,126 (contains recoveries, deaths and energetic situations)


Tamil Nadu: 3,20,355


Andhra Pradesh: 2,64,142


Karnataka: 2,03,200


Delhi: 1,49,460

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Bharat Biotech-ICMR’s Covaxin protected to this level, says characterize

Preliminary results of Section 1 scientific trials display conceal that Bharat Biotech-ICMR’s coronavirus vaccine ‘Covaxin’ is protected to make exercise of, reported India This day on Friday. Section 1 of the human trials in most centres chosen for Covaxin trials possess concluded.

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Over 64,000 contemporary COVID-19 situations in a day, says neatly being ministry 

India registered 64,553 contemporary COVID-19 infections prior to now 24 hours, taking the cumulative resolve to 24,61,191 on Friday, acknowledged the neatly being ministry. Now not lower than 1,007 more deaths steal the COVID-19 toll in the nation to 48,040. 

“The COVID-19 tally in the nation rises to 24,61,191 together with 6,61,595 energetic situations, 17,51,556 discharged/migrated and 48,040  deaths,” acknowledged the Ministry of Successfully being and Family Welfare.

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Lucknow CMO points scientific institution rates for admitting COVID-19 sufferers

The chief scientific officer of Lucknow, RP Singh acknowledged that Rs 10,000 will most certainly be charged for isolation beds together with supportive care and oxygen for COVID-19 sufferers whereas, Rs 15,000 for ICU with out need for ventilaor care and Rs 18,000 for ICU with ventilator care.

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8.3 lakh COVID-19 tests in past 24 hrs, total resolve at 2.68 crore: neatly being ministry 

With tests of over 8 lakh COVID-19 samples, India examined the most effective in all probability the series of samples for the coronavirus disease, acknowledged the neatly being ministry on Thursday. This took the cumulative testing resolve in India to 2,68,45,688 crore.

A characterize 8,30,391 samples had been examined on Wednesday in the nation. 

“In pursuance of the ”take a look at, note and treat” strategy, India is geared as much as reach the testing capability of 10 lakh tests per day,” the ministry acknowledged.

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10 more COVID-19 deaths, 3,906 contemporary situations in Bihar

Bihar claimed to possess finished a characterize series of over one lakh COVID-19 tests prior to now 24 hours, for the length of which 10 more sufferers succumbed to the virus and 3,906 contemporary situations had been reported.

In accordance with a bulletin issued by the teach neatly being department, the toll rose to 484, whereas the tally soared to 94,459, with 31,567 energetic situations.

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Final examination main step in pupil’s academic profession: UGC tells SC

The UGC has told the Supreme Court that final examination is a “main step” in the tutorial profession of a pupil and the teach govt cannot teach that its 6 July directive, asking universities and colleges to habits final 365 days examinations by 30 September amid the COVID-19 pandemic, became “now not binding”.

The UGC acknowledged the 6 July pointers are per the ideas of experts and had been made after due deliberation and it is hideous to remark that it is going to now not be that you just shall be in a plan to insist to habits the final examinations by technique of the pointers.

“That apart, the teach govt (Maharashtra) avers that the next academic session must initiate in the pastime of faculty students, whereas, at the same time, contending that the final examinations needs to be cancelled and levels would possibly perchance perchance be awarded with out such examinations although this form of step would irreparably damage the style forward for varsity students. Such contentions by the teach govt are clearly attributable to this truth meritless,” the UGC acknowledged in its respond to the affidavit filed by Maharashtra earlier.

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Vaishno Devi Yatra to renew from 16 August

Just about 5 months after the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra became suspended as a precautionary measure amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Jammu and Kashmir administration announced that the Yatra would be resumed on 16 August.

The Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board had begun preparations of the resumption of the Yatra months upfront. The temple premises are being continually sanitised and the total norms amid the COVID-19 pandemic are in predicament to welcome pilgrims.

Coronavirus LATEST Updates: The Maharashtra Police has acknowledged that 147 policemen had been stumbled on COVID-19 obvious prior to now 24 hours, taking the total depend in the teach to 11,920

India’s COVID-19 situations crossed 24 lakh on Friday after 64,553 of us examined obvious in a day, and the recoveries rose to over 17 lakh, the neatly being ministry acknowledged.

The COVID-19 toll in India attributable to the coronavirus pandemic has risen to 48,040, the neatly being ministry acknowledged.

With tests of over 8 lakh COVID-19 samples, India examined the most effective in all probability the series of samples for the coronavirus disease, acknowledged the neatly being ministry on Thursday.

With a characterize single-day amplify of 66,999 situations, India’s COVID-19 tally mounted to 23,96,637 on Thursday, whereas the series of sufferers who possess recovered from the disease surged to 16,95,982.

The recovery rate in the nation is now 70.77 p.c, per the Union neatly being ministry.

The death toll attributable to COVID-19 climbed to 47,033 with 942 of us succumbing to the disease in the final 24 hours, neatly being ministry recordsdata updated at 8 am confirmed.

The case fatality rate in the nation has declined to 1.96 p.c.

There are 6,53,622 energetic COVID-19 situations in the nation in the mean time, which epic for 27.27 p.c of its total caseload.

India has registered a characterize excessive of 8,30,391 tests finished for detection of the coronavirus an infection in 24 hours on Wednesday, attributable to which the cumulative testing as on date has jumped to 2,68,45,688 crore.

Head of Ram temple believe tests obvious for COVID-19

The head of the Ram temple believe, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das (80), has examined obvious for COVID-19, officials acknowledged on Thursday.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken detailed recordsdata on the neatly being condition of Das, a senior govt real acknowledged.

On 5 August, Das shared the dais with Top Minister Narendra Modi, Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at the groundbreaking ceremony for the enchancment of a Ram temple in Ayodhya.

Active situations at handiest 27.27 p.c, says govt

In accordance with neatly being ministry, “characterize excessive” recoveries possess led to a decline in the “proper caseload” of the nation, which is the series of energetic situations, and currently is handiest 27.27 per cent of the total situations.

The series of recoveries from COVID-19 exceeded energetic situations by more than 10 lakh.

There are 6,53,622 energetic situations of the coronavirus an infection in the nation, per the neatly being ministry recordsdata updated at 8 am.

“With the increasing series of recoveries, the recovery rate has risen to 70.77 per cent, whereas the mortality among COVID-19 sufferers has extra regressed to 1.96 per cent, and is step by step declining,” the ministry acknowledged.

The focussed and collaborative efforts of the Centre, states and union territories along with the reinforce of lakhs of frontline staff possess ensured the winning implementation of testing aggressively, tracking comprehensively and treating successfully thru an array of measures, together with supervised dwelling isolation, and efficient scientific administration of severe and severe sufferers, it acknowledged.

Coronavirus curve ‘provoking, now not knocking down’: Rahul Gandhi

Notwithstanding the govt.’s claims, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the govt. over rising COVID-19 situations, asserting the coronavirus curve is “provoking, now not knocking down”.

His attack came on a day India recorded a characterize single-day amplify of 66,999 situations, taking its COVID-19 tally to 23,96,637.

Gandhi also posted a graph of day to day situations being recorded by the US, Brazil and India — the three worst hit international locations by technique of caseload.

“Corona curve — Upsetting now not Knocking down,” Gandhi acknowledged.

Taking a swipe at the prime minister over his remarks that India is in a better predicament in contrast with varied international locations, the dilapidated Congress chief tweeted in Hindi, “If this is the prime minister’s ”more stable explain”, then what would one call ”deteriorated explain”?”

Negate-wise figures

Of the 942 contemporary deaths, 344 had been reported from Maharashtra, 119 from Tamil Nadu, 112 from Karnataka, 93 from Andhra Pradesh, 54 every from Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, 39 from Punjab, 18 from Gujarat, 15 from Madhya Pradesh, 14 from Delhi and 11 every from Telangana and Rajasthan.

Nine fatalities had been reported from Odisha, eight from Jammu and Kashmir, six every from Assam and Kerala, 5 every from Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Puducherry, four from Uttarakhand, three every in Bihar, Goa and Haryana and one case became recorded in Tripura.

Of the total 47,033 deaths, Maharashtra has reported the most effective in all probability series of 18,650, followed by Tamil Nadu (5,278), Delhi (4,153), Karnataka (3,510), Gujarat (2,713), Andhra Pradesh (2,296), Uttar Pradesh (2,230), West Bengal (2,203) and Madhya Pradesh (1,048).

To this level, 822 of us possess died of COVID-19 in Rajasthan, 675 in Punjab, 665 in Telangana, 503 in Haryana, 498 in Jammu and Kashmir, 416 in Bihar, 305 in Odisha, 197 in Jharkhand, 161 in Assam, 140 in Uttarakhand and 126 in Kerala.

Chhattisgarh has registered 109 COVID-19 deaths, Puducherry 96, Goa 89, Tripura 44, Chandigarh 26, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands 21, Himachal Pradesh 18, Manipur 12, Ladakh nine, Nagaland eight, Meghalaya six, Arunachal Pradesh three, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu two and Sikkim one.

TB vaccination linked with critically improved COVID-19 outcomes: Witness

A tuberculosis vaccine administered for the length of the past 15 years is said to critically improved COVID-19 outcomes, notably in young adults, per a brand original look.

The researchers from Ben-Gurion College of the Negev (BGU) and The Hebrew College of Jerusalem, analysed the correlation between the Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine for tuberculosis and COVID-19 outcomes.

The look, revealed in the journal Vaccines, stumbled on that BCG regimes are linked to better COVID-19 outcomes, both in lowering an infection rates and death rates per million, notably for folks extinct 24 or youthful who had got the vaccination in the final 15 years.

There became no enact among older adults who had got the BCG vaccine, the researchers acknowledged.

Many international locations possess stopped inoculating their total population, nonetheless some unruffled exercise BCG extensively, they acknowledged.

“Our findings counsel exploring BCG vaccine protocols in the context of the present pandemic would possibly perchance perchance be pleasant,” acknowledged Nadav Rappoport from BGU.

“A growing series of scientific trials for testing the efficacy of BCG vaccination had been initiated,” Rappoport acknowledged.

The researchers analysed recordsdata from 55 international locations with populations of more than three million of us, which comprise some 63 p.c of the arena’s population.

3-day extinct itsy-bitsy one dies quickly after swab series in Tripura

A 3-day-extinct boy died quickly after a swab became inserted into his nostril for a COVID-19 take a look at at a teach-lunge scientific institution and he started bleeding, prompting the Tripura govt to recount an inquiry into the incident.

The itsy-bitsy one became born to a coronavirus obvious girl in Agartala Authorities Medical College Successfully being facility and scientific doctors determined to take a look at him for COVID-19.

Director of Tripura Successfully being Products and services, Subhashish Debbarma, acknowledged, “A departmental inquiry became ordered. A 3-member team fashioned to probe the matter became requested to submit its characterize within three days.”

The deceased’s mom Papiya Fair appropriate friend Saha acknowledged that her son became wholesome except swab samples had been unruffled from his nostril on Wednesday and he died quickly after that.

“I told the scientific doctors that he became bleeding profusely. They assured me that he would be alright nonetheless my youngster died before my eyes,” she acknowledged.

Further Chief Secretary SK Rakesh, who’s in-rate of the neatly being department, acknowledged, “The itsy-bitsy one’s death must now not linked to the series of swab sample. We’re staring at for autopsy reviews.”

Earlier, on 2 August, a two-day-extinct girl youngster succumbed to COVID-19 in the same scientific institution.

With inputs from PTI

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