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Coronavirus Updates: Boxer L Sarita Devi, husband Thoiba Singh test COVID-19 sure

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Three extra test sure at Sharad Pawar’s Mumbai region

Three extra persons maintain examined sure at NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s Mumbai dwelling, studies PTI. “We performed COVID-19 exams on 39 of us at the present time, including security officials, location of job workers and workers deployed at Pawars region in Mumbai. Out of them three of us examined sure. Earlier, six of us had examined sure for COVID- 19,” mentioned Maharahstra health minister Rajesh Tope. The six persons who had examined sure on Sunday evening had been despatched to COVID-19 centre at Nehru Science Centre at Worli in Mumbai. “Whereas the three of us examined sure on Monday will be kept at their homes, mentioned anofficial.

“Now we maintain furthermore informed the speak health division to check with health and civic officials in Pune as Pawar became there on Sunday. If he has met some of us, they need to aloof furthermore be examined as a precautionary measure,” he mentioned.

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Biocon Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shaw exams sure

Biocon Ltd’s Govt Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shaw tweeted she has examined sure however handiest has light signs. 

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Govt panel meets representatives of domestic vaccine manufacturers

The nationwide educated neighborhood on vaccine administration for COVID-19 met representatives of main domestic manufactures on Monday to take inputs relating to the negate stage of diverse candidate vaccines to boot to their expectations from the authorities, the Union Smartly being Ministry mentioned. The meeting became mutually functional and productive, the ministry mentioned. “It offered the nationwide educated neighborhood with inputs relating to the negate stage of diverse candidate vaccines being developed by indigenous manufacturers to boot to their expectations from the Union authorities,” the commentary mentioned.
The panel met individually representatives of the 5 companies — Serum Institute of India (Pune), Bharat Biotech (Hyderabad), Zydus Cadila (Ahmedabad), Gennova Biopharmaceuticals (Pune) and Biological E (Hyderabad). Per sources, the panel comprising Division of Biotechnology Secretary Renu Swarup, ICMR Director Total Balram Bhargava and Division of Pharmaceuticals Secretary PD Vaghela met the representatives of the 5 pharma companies and requested them about their production capacity and whether they need any form of support from the authorities.

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Nationwide Sports activities Awards seemingly to be held merely about: document

 In a predominant, this 365 days’s Nationwide Sports activities Awards ceremony is seemingly to be held merely about attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic, with your complete winners logging in from their respective areas to listen to their names being announced on August 29. The Nationwide Sports activities Day is renowned on August 29, the starting up anniversary of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand. “The sports activities awards characteristic this 365 days is seemingly to be an on-line characteristic. As per the Authorities of India instructions, the awardees will furthermore be announced on the morning of the day of the characteristic,” a Sports activities Ministry supply informed PTI.

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AIIMS crew to witness Union minister Shripad Naik

A crew of consultants from Contemporary Delhi-essentially based mostly AIIMS shall be arriving in Goa on Tuesday to video display the clinical treatment being given to Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik, who’s currently admitted in a internal most clinical institution  after checking out sure for COVID-19. Naik (67) became given plasma therapy on Monday, a Goa health division educated mentioned. The division mentioned the crew of experts from the All India Institute of Scientific Sciences (AIIMS), Contemporary Delhi, will consist of heads of anaesthesiology and pulmonary treatment departments. Naik examined sure for COVID-19 on August 12.


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COVID-19 destructive certificates shall be required to enter Haryana Assembly for monsoon session: Speaker

Anyone entering the Haryana Vidhan Sabha complex for the upcoming monsoon session need to negate a COVID-19 destructive certificates and no “Made in China” sanitizers or masks shall be mature on the premises, the Speaker mentioned. In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, adjustments will furthermore be made within the seating association within the Home throughout the monsoon session starting from 26 August, Speaker Gian Chand Gupta mentioned. No visitor shall be allowed to appear the Haryana Assembly court docket cases this time and anybody entering the Vidhan Sabha for the monsoon session, including chief minister, deputy chief minister, ministers, MLAs, Speaker, Deputy Speaker, security personnel and media persons, need to negate a COVID-19 destructive certificates, he further mentioned.

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Karnataka recordsdata 6,317 sleek conditions, 115 deaths

Karnataka studies 6,317 sleek  conditions (including 2,053 conditions from Bengaluru City) and 115 deaths. The overall possibility of conditions rises to 2,33,283 including 80,643 crammed with life conditions, 1,48,562 discharges and 4,062 deaths, studies ANI quoting the speak health division.

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Andhra Pradesh’s case depend up by 6,780 to 2.96 lakh

Andhra Pradesh added 6,780 new coronavirus conditions, taking its overall case depend to 2.96 lakh on Monday whereas 82 extra deaths pushed the toll to 2,732The most in vogue bulletin mentioned 7,866 sufferers were discharged from hospitals upon restoration.The speak COVID-19 desk confirmed a complete of two,96,609 sure conditions, 2,09,100 recoveries and 2,732 deaths, leaving 84,777 conditions crammed with life.Over the final few days, the likelihood of coronavirus exams diminished tremendously from a excessive of over 60,000  which noticed the conditions top to over 10,000 a day  to factual about 44,000 on Monday. The overall an infection positivity rate, however, endured its upward pattern and reached 10.21 percent after a sum of 29,05,521 samples were examined to this level.

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Sarita Devi exams sure for COVID-19

Frail world champion boxer L Sarita Devi on Monday examined sure for COVID-19 along with her husband Thoiba Singh however each of them are asymptomatic.The couple is essentially based mostly in Imphal. “Me and Sarita maintain examined sure. We’re correct now shifting to a COVID-19 care facility in Imphal. Every of us maintain no signs the least bit,” Thoiba informed PTI over phone.

Sarita is an Asian Games bronze-winner, moreover being a 5-time Asian Championships gold-medallist. The 38-365 days-in vogue is the second boxer to test sure for the virus after the legendary Dingko Singh.

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Twenty UP Assembly staffers test sure

Twenty workers contributors at the Uttar Pradesh Assembly test sure for coronavirus ahead of session, studies PTI quoting  Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dikshit. The fast session of the speak legislature is scheduled to launch from Thursday and coronavirus exams were utilized on its 600 secretariat workers on Monday.

“Of these, handiest 20 examined sure for COVID-19, whereas the relief 580 examined destructive,” Dixit informed PTI. “These who examined sure had been despatched to quarantine.”

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Mumbai studies 753 sleek conditions, 40 deaths

As many as 753 sleek conditions and 40 deaths reported in Mumbai at the present time. Total possibility of conditions now at 1,29,479 including 1,04,301 recovered/discharged conditions, 17,707 crammed with life conditions and 7,170 deaths, studies ANI quoting the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

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Punjab Finance Minster goes into self quarantine

Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal announced he became going into self-quarantine after he came into contact with the Bathinda district police chief who has been infected with the virus. Badal shared on social media that he had near involved with the Bathinda Senior Superintendent of Police who examined sure for the virus. “Our SSP from Bathinda has been examined coronavirus sure and I met him on August 15 for the Independence Day characteristic. On clinical advice and for the safety of my family and workers, I’m going into self-quarantine and as such no public meetings shall be held by me throughout this interval,” Badal wrote on his Fb page.
On Sunday, Punjab Income Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar had examined sure for the unconventional coronavirus. Punjab has been witnessing a surge within the likelihood of coronavirus conditions and deaths for the previous diverse days.

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Maharashtra registers 8,943 sleek conditions, 228 deaths

Maharashtra studies 8,493 sleek coronavirus conditions and 228 deaths, taking the total possibility of conditions to 6,04,358 and toll to 20,265. With 11,391 discharges the likelihood of recoveries climbs to 4,28,514 . The speak now has 1,55,268  crammed with life conditions, studies ANI quoting the speak public health division.

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Single-day spike of 1725 COVID-19 conditions in Kerala

Kerala reported the ideal single day surge of 1,725 COVID-19 conditions on Monday, taking the an infection tally to 46,140 whereas 13 deaths took the toll to 169. Smartly being minister KK Shailaja mentioned Thiruvananthapuram reported the ideal possibility of 461, followed by Malappuram with 306. The authorities furthermore confirmed that 13 of us, in vogue between 90 years and seven months were amongst of us who succumbed to the COVID-19 an infection on Monday, a unlock
quoting the minister mentioned.In the period in-between, 15,890 of us are below treatment for the an infection and 30,029 maintain recovered,including 1131 who were discharged at the present time. Of the sure conditions, 45 had near from in any other country and 75 from assorted states. Whereas 1,572 of us had been infected by contact, the
supply of an infection of 75 of us became no longer yet known, the minister mentioned.


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SBI worker internal NIS Patiala exams sure for COVID-19

An worker of a Pronounce Bank of India division internal Patiala’s Nationwide Institute of Sports activities (NIS) has examined sure for COVID-19 however there isn’t very any longer always any threat to the ongoing training of athletes at the facility, the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) mentioned on Monday. Per SAI, the worker who examined sure on Sunday, didn’t near involved with athletes and coaches residing for the duration of the campus, which has been divided into crimson, orange and inexperienced zones this skill that of of the pandemic.

“One worker of the SBI housed internal Netaji Subhash NIS Patiala has examined COVID sure. Nevertheless the total campus is colour coded and the financial institution is within the crimson zone, whereas athletes reside and prepare within the inexperienced zone,” a SAI educated informed PTI. “No individual from the crimson zone has obtain entry to to the inexperienced zone and therefore there has been no contact between the financial institution worker and athletes. The financial institution has been shut down as per protocol and this incident is no longer going to impress the camps.” Currently, the nationwide camps for boxing, weightlifting and athletics are underway at the NIS.

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IISER get out about presentations 51% seroprevalence in 5 excessive caseload areas of Pune

A serosurvey collectively carried set apart by IISER, PMC and the Pune College has stumbled on a seroprevalence of 51.5 percent in 5  excessive-incidence administrative zones of the PMC. The survey stumbled on that there has been an “broad spread” of the an infection within the 5 areas studied: seroprevalence starting from 36.1% to 65.4% throughout all kinds of dwellings. Seropositivity of 43.9 percent became noticed amongst of us residing in bungalows, whereas it became 56-62% amongst of us who reside in tenement or hutment dwellings. Folks that reside in apartments maintain significantly lower occurrence (33%).

The occurrence is 45.3% amongst the these which maintain obtain entry to to fair bathrooms as against 62.2% amongst of us who section bathrooms. There became no contrast between males (52.8%) and girls (50.1%), whereas of us of older age (above 66) maintain a lower occurrence (39.8%). 

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Tamil Nadu recordsdata 5,890 sleek conditions, 120 deaths

Tamil Nadu studies 5,890 sleek  conditions and 120 deaths, taking the total  to a pair of,43,945 including 5,886 deaths and 54,122 crammed with life conditions, studies ANI quoting the speak health division.

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Now not averse to imposing stricter restrictions, says Amarinder Singh

Amid a spike in COVID-19 infections and deaths, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday mentioned he became no longer averse to taking harsher measures to test further spread of the virus. Though Singh didn’t rule out a new lockdown, especially in areas witnessing a surge in conditions, he made it clear that economic activities would no longer be allowed to endure. The Punjab Cupboard, in a virtual meeting chaired by the executive minister, reviewed the pandemic self-discipline within the speak.
The executive minister, in step with a proposal from Expert Smartly being Advisory Committee chairman K K Talwar, mentioned, if wanted, the speak authorities would maintain in thoughts going in for sturdy measures to combat the unconventional coronavirus.Montek Singh Ahluwalia, who’s heading the educated neighborhood for revival of the speak’s economy, furthermore mentioned any measures to test COVID-19 spread need to aloof no longer affect economic activities, in accordance with a authorities unlock.

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Seventeen inmates in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad detention center test sure

As many as 17 inmates of Dhanbad Divisional Prison in Jharkhand maintain examined sure for new coronavirus, studies PTI quoting Sub Divisional Justice of the Peace (SDM) Dhanbad Raj Maheswaram. The educated saiod fast antigen exams were performed on 76 prisoners on Sunday and 17 outcomes came out sure. “The infected inmates had been isolated. Doctors are monitoring their situation,” Maheswaram added. There are entire 935 prisoners within the detention center as on date.
Earlier, many inmates in Birsa Munda Central Prison in Ranchi, Godda District Prison and Dumka Central Prison within the speak had examined sure for COVID-19.

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Three Indians amongst Singapore’s 91 sleek conditions

Three Indians were amongst six imported coronavirus conditions reported in Singapore, which has to this level registered 55,838 COVID-19 infections, officials mentioned on Monday. The Ministry of Smartly being (MOH) mentioned that three of the six imported conditions reported on Sunday were arrivals from India on 31 July. The three Indians, who came to Singapore on dependant’s passes , and the assorted three conditions, who came from Philippines and Russia, had been positioned on 14-day ‘defend-dwelling-get out about’, the ministry mentioned.
On Monday, Singapore reported 91 sleek COVID-19 conditions, taking the country’s coronavirus tally to 55,838, it mentioned. Quite loads of the sleek conditions are foreigners on work permits currently in quarantine. On Sunday, 432 COVID-19 sufferers were discharged from hospitals. Now the likelihood of virus-recovered sufferers stands at 51,938. An complete of 82 sufferers remain in hospitals, and 3,685 of us are getting greater in neighborhood amenities.

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Lebanon studies inviting rise in conditions in after Beirut blast

Lebanon is facing a surge in coronavirus conditions after a devastating blast at the Beirut port earlier this month killed rankings and wounded hundreds, prompting clinical officials to crawl Monday for a two-week lockdown to try and personal the pandemic. On Sunday, Lebanon registered 439 sleek conditions and six fatalities. The sleek infections bring to eight,881 the total possibility of conditions within the shrimp country of factual over 5 million, the keep COVID-19 has killed some 103 of us.

Ahead of the surge, clinical officials had warned of the hazards of crowding at hospitals within the aftermath of the explosion, at funerals or as of us searched by the rubble. Protests and demonstrations furthermore broke out after the blast as Lebanese vented their inflame at the ruling class and decades-prolonged mismanagement.



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Some Delhi hospitals document recurrence of COVID-19 in recovered sufferers

Some hospitals within the nationwide capital maintain mentioned they’re are seeing recovered coronavirus sufferers returning to them with recurrence of the an infection. Earlier this month, the Delhi authorities-stir Rajiv Gandhi Tall Speciality Smartly being facility noticed two conditions of sufferers with relapse of coronavirus, practically one-and-a-half of months after they were cured of the an infection. In each the conditions of relapse, the sufferers had moderate signs. Aakash Healthcare in Dwarka had furthermore reported a case the keep a most cancers patient recovered from coronavirus and shriveled the disease all all over again after a pair of months.The second time proved deadly for the patient who succumbed to the virus.
Final month, the case of a Delhi policeman having a relapse of the unconventional coronavirus had emerged which had left consultants baffled.  In the the same month, a identical case had surfaced within the Nationwide Capital after a nurse employed at a civic-stir dedicated COVID-19 clinical institution had examined sure all all over again after getting greater from the contagious disease.

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Odisha minister Susanta Singh exams sure

Odishas Rural Vogue and Labour Minister Susanta Singh on Monday mentioned he has examined sure for COVID-19. The MLA from Bhatli Assembly constituency is the first minister in Odisha to had been infected with the virus. “I maintain examined sure for Corona and I’m true now. These who maintain came involved with me no longer too prolonged within the past are requested to defend isolated and obtain examined,” the minister tweeted.
Singh became the executive visitor at the Independence Day celebrations in Balasore district.

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COVID-19 test in India spoiled three crore, says health ministry

India has location a sleek landmark of conducting three crore exams, with 7,31,697 exams performed within the final 24 hours, mentioned the health ministry.  An complete of three,00,41,400 samples had been examined unless 16 August, the ICMR mentioned earlier. The Checks Per Million (TPM) maintain viewed a inviting form larger to 21,769 and the country is on its “resolved drive” to form larger checking out capacity to 10 lakh per day, it mentioned  in a commentary.

The overall possibility of exams for detection of COVID-19 had crossed the 1 crore designate in India on 6 July, whereas the 2 crore designate became crossed by 2 August. 
Whereas the cumulative checking out rose from 1.2 crore on 14 July 2020 to a pair of.0 crore on 16 August 2020, the positivity rate has viewed a rise from 7.5percent to eight.81 percent within the the same interval. “Even supposing greater possibility of exams will push the positivity rate within the foundation, however because the Delhi experience has amply confirmed, this would possibly perhaps perhaps at final lower when blended with assorted measures resembling advised isolation, monitoring and well timed clinical management,” it mentioned.

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Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal discharged from AIIMS

Union Minister of Pronounce for for heavy industries and parliamentary affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal , who had examined sure for coronavirus on 8 August, has been discharged from AIIMS, Delhi, studies ANI.

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DMK chief opposes re-opening of govt-stir liquor stores from tomorrow

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief MK Stalin urges the Tamil Nadu authorities now to no longer launch speak-stir liquor stores from tomorrow, announcing it would possibly perhaps perhaps outcome in further spread of the coronavirus, studies PTI. He says liquor stores had a “wide position” in rising the spread of the an infection.

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Researchers disclose sturdy hints of blood plasma from COVID survivors relief assorted sufferers enhance

Mayo Health facility researchers reported a fearless hint that blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors helps assorted sufferers enhance, however it’s no longer proof and some consultants pain if, amid clamor for the treatment, they’ll ever obtain a clear answer.

Bigger than 64,000 sufferers within the US had been given convalescent plasma, a century-in vogue blueprint to fend off flu and measles earlier than vaccines. It’s a jog-to tactic when sleek ailments near along, and historical previous suggests it works against some, however no longer all, infections.

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Preexisting drug mature to treat bipolar dysfunction can even forestall COVID-19 from spreading

Using speak of the art computer simulations, scientists maintain identified a preexisting drug, mature to treat extra than one ailments, including bipolar issues and hearing loss, that would also forestall the unconventional coronavirus from replicating in host cells, an advance that will outcome in a therapeutic solution against COVID-19.

The survey, revealed within the journal Science Advances, assessed the molecule predominant protease, Mpro, of the unconventional coronavirus which is a key enzyme that plays a central position in its existence cycle.

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Coronavirus in Bihar LATEST Updates

Bihar govt extends lockdown till 6 September

The Bihar authorities has extended the lockdown to manipulate the spread of COVID-19, till 6 September amid the rising possibility of conditions within the speak. 

Per Livemint, your complete needed and diverse companies and products, which were allowed within the speak earlier, will aloof be licensed below the sleek extended lockdown.

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Steps taken by Centre in 6 years ensured India’s success in containing pandemic pause: Naqvi

The steps taken by the Narendra Modi authorities within the healthcare sector within the final six years ensured India”s success in containing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic to a truly perfect extent, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi mentioned on Monday.

“The passionate dedication of the of us and the sturdy will of the authorities throughout the pandemic maintain resulted within the country snappy becoming self-reliant within the health sector”, he mentioned whereas flagging off a cell health center offered by the Ministry of Minority Affairs” Nationwide Minorities Vogue and Finance Corporation (NMDFC) to the Holy Family clinical institution in Delhi.

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Puducherry studies over 300 sleek conditions at the present time

Puducherry recordsdata 302 sleek Covid-19 conditions, 184 recoveries and 4 deaths on Monday, ANI studies. With this, the tally of infections within the Union Territory rises to eight,029, including 114 deaths and 4,627 recoveries.

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Coronavirus in Pakistan LATEST Updates

Pakistan registers 488 sleek conditions; complete reaches 2,89,213

Pakistan registered 488 sleek coronavirus conditions within the final 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 289,213, the health ministry mentioned on Monday. The toll reached 6,175 with seven extra fatalities reported overnight, studies PTI.

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SP Balasubrahmanyam, battling COVID-19, has crossed the well-known segment: Rajinikanth

Top actor Rajinikanth on Monday mentioned popular playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, being treated for COVID-19 at a internal most clinical institution here has crossed the well-known segment and prayed for his fast restoration.

“Enhance almost today dear Balu sir,” the Tamil celeb mentioned on his Twitter memoir and posted a fast video wherein he praised the singer for inviting of us for decades.

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Pranab Mukherjee continues to be well-known, on ventilator make stronger: Navy clinical institution

The situation of Pranab Mukherjee continues to be well-known and the aged president is being carefully monitored, news company ANI reported on Monday citing the Indian Navy’s Research and Referral Smartly being facility in Contemporary Delhi.

The clinical institution within the Delhi Cantonment location furthermore mentioned the needed and clinical parameters of Mukherjee, who’s on ventilatory make stronger, are true.

The 84-365 days-in vogue Mukherjee became admitted to the clinical institution final Monday and underwent a well-known mind surgical treatment to eradicate a clot in his mind after he suffered a drop at his Rajaji Marg region a day earlier than. He has furthermore examined sure for the coronavirus disease

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Odisha studies 2,244 sleek COVID-19 conditions, 10 deaths in previous 24 hrs

Odisha on Monday reported 2,244 new COVID-19 conditions, taking the speak’s tally to 62,294, whereas 10 extra fatalities pushed the toll to 353, a health division educated mentioned, studies PTI.

Of the sleek sufferers, 1,390 were reported from amongst the of us lodged in assorted quarantine centres, whereas 854 were detected throughout contact tracing, he mentioned. The sleek conditions were stumbled on in 29 of the speak’s 30 districts.

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Coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh LATEST Updates

Himachal register over 4,000 COVID-19 conditions

Two sleek COVID-19 conditions had been reported in Himachal Pradesh  at the present time. The overall confirmed conditions within the speak stand at 4,158, including 2,729 recoveries and 17 deaths.

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SC dismisses petition within the hunt for postponement of NEET exams

The Supreme Court on Monday has brushed apart a petition to delay the Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Test and Joint Entrance Examination amid the coronavirus outbreak, studies ANI. The court docket principles that the 2 examinations would possibly perhaps perhaps be held in September as per the time desk.

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93 sleek COVID-19 conditions, 1 dying reported in previous 24 hours in Maharashtra Police

93 sleek COVID19 sure conditions and one dying were recorded in Maharashtra Police power, within the final 24 hours. The overall sure conditions stand at 12,383 including 9,929 recoveries, 2,328 crammed with life conditions and 126 deaths.

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Telangana studies 894 sleek COVID-19 conditions, takes complete to 92,255

Telangana reported 894 sleek COVID-19 conditions, taking the final tally of sure conditions within the speak to 92,255 even because the Bigger Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, a hotbed of the virus, endured to appear a drop in new infections.

The toll rose to 703 with 10 extra fatalities, a speak authorities bulletin mentioned on Monday, offering recordsdata as of 8 pm on 16 August.

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Coronavirus in Arunachal Pradesh LATEST Updates

43 sleek COVID-19 conditions reported in Arunachal Pradesh at the present time

Forty-three extra of us, including 14 security personnel, maintain examined sure for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, elevating the speak’s complete caseload to 2,701, a senior Smartly being Division educated mentioned on Monday.

An complete of 1,219 of us, including 548 security personnel, maintain examined sure for the an infection within the speak since 1 August, the educated mentioned.

The restoration rate within the northeastern speak elevated tremendously with 66.93 percent, as 1,027 of us maintain recovered from COVID-19 for the rationale that foundation of this month, he mentioned.

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4 persons at Sharad Pawar’s Mumbai region test COVID-19 sure

Four persons at NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s region in south Mumbai maintain examined sure for coronavirus, Maharashtra Smartly being Minister Rajesh Tope mentioned on Monday. Pawar’s test outcomes maintain near out destructive, however he’s going to be requested now to no longer head on any speak tour for next some days, Tope informed newshounds.

“Two of us, including a cook dinner, and two security guards at Pawar’s ‘Silver Oak’ region here maintain examined sure for coronavirus,” the minister mentioned.

He mentioned Pawar became taken to Breach Candy Smartly being facility here on Sunday for test and the outcomes came out destructive. “He is pleasurable and sound…however will quiz him now to no longer head on speak tour for next some days,” Tope mentioned.

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Coronavirus in West Bengal LATEST Updates

TMC MLA succumbs to COVID-19 in Bengal

 Trinamool Congress MLA Samaresh Das, who had examined sure for the coronavirus, has died at a clinical institution in West Bengal’s East Midnapore district, studies PTI. Das became 76.

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Coronavirus in Kerala LATEST Updates

Sabarimala temple opens at the present time for prayers

The Sabarimala Ayyappa temple in Kerala has opened at the present time for prayers, however devotees is no longer going to be allowed attributable to the coronavirus outbreak, studies PTI. The temple will remain launch till 21 August and handiest the identical outdated rituals shall be performed, says the Travancore Devaswom Board, which manages the hill shrine.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

India’s case fatality rate falls to 1.92%, restoration at 72.5%

The toll attributable to coronavirus an infection climbed to 50,921 with 941 of us succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. The case fatality rate has declined to 1.92 percent. There are 6,76,900 crammed with life conditions of coronavirus an infection within the country.

India’s COVID-19 restoration rate now stands at 72.5 percent.

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India’s COVID-19 toll crosses 50,000-designate

The possibility of deaths in India crossed the 50,000-designate on Monday after 941 of us died in 24 hours. The toll is now 50,921. India furthermore reported 57,981 conditions in 24 hours, taking the total depend to 26,47,663. There are now 6,76,900 crammed with life conditions, whereas as many as 19,19,842 of us maintain recovered.

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Coronavirus in Japan LATEST Updates

Japan’s economy shrinks at document rate, slammed by pandemic

Japan’s economy shrank at an annual rate of 27.8 percent in April-June, the worst contraction on document, because the coronavirus pandemic slammed consumption and commerce, in accordance with authorities recordsdata released Monday, studies AP.

The Cupboard Place of job reported that Japan’s preliminary seasonally adjusted exact fallacious domestic product, or GDP, the sum of a nation’s items and companies and products, fell 7.8% quarter on quarter. The annual rate presentations what the number would had been if endured for a 365 days.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Parliament gears up for Monsoon Session with diverse measures attributable to COVID-19

Anxious preparations are underway for the Monsoon Session of Parliament with diverse first-time measures in get out about of the COVID-19 pandemic resembling staggered sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and use of every chambers and galleries to accommodate contributors whereas following physical distancing norms, officials mentioned.

The Monsoon Session is seemingly to start within the final week of August or early September.

Per the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, contributors of the Larger Home shall be seated in each chambers and galleries throughout the session.

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Coronavirus strain that’s ’10 times extra infectious’ detected in Malaysia

Malaysia has detected a strain of the sleek coronavirus that’s been stumbled on to be 10 times extra infectious, studies Bloomberg.

The mutation known as D614G became stumbled on in as a minimal three of the 45 conditions in a cluster that started from a restaurant owner getting back from India and breaching his 14-day dwelling quarantine. The individual has since been sentenced to 5 months in reformatory and fined. The capacity became furthermore stumbled on in any other cluster animated of us getting back from the Philippines.

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India has exceeded 3 crore exams, says Centre

The Ministry of Smartly being on Monday mentioned that with focal level on well timed and aggressive checking out, India has exceeded three crore exams. “Enhanced and well timed checking out is no longer handiest keeping the Positivity Payment low however furthermore the Fatality Payment low,” the ministry added.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

India registers 1.2 lakh conditions over the weekend

India studies 1,28,491 sleek conditions over the weekend as complete rises to 25.8 lakh and toll nears 50,000 designate

Coronavirus Updates: Frail world champion boxer L Sarita Devi on Monday examined sure for COVID-19 along with her husband Thoiba Singh however each of them are asymptomatic.

Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal announced he became going into self-quarantine after he came into contact with the Bathinda district police chief who has been infected with the virus.

A serosurvey collectively carried set apart by IISER, PMC, and the Pune College has stumbled on a seroprevalence of 51.5 percent in 5 excessive-incidence administrative zones of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC). The survey stumbled on that there has been an “broad spread” of the an infection within the 5 areas studied: seroprevalence starting from 36.1 percent to 65.4 percent throughout all kinds of dwellings.

Your complete needed and diverse companies and products, which were allowed within the speak of Bihar, will aloof be licensed below the sleek extended lockdown.

India furthermore reported 57,981 conditions in 24 hours, taking the total depend to 26,47,663. There are now 6,76,900 crammed with life conditions, whereas as many as 19,19,842 of us maintain recovered.

India studies 1,28,491 sleek conditions over the weekend as complete rises to 25.8 lakh and toll nears 50,000 designate

India’s COVID-19 case fatality rate on Sunday dropped to 1.93 percent, which is one among the lowest globally, the Union health ministry mentioned.

“The United States crossed 50,000 deaths in 23 days, Brazil in 95 days and Mexico in 141 days. India took 156 days to realize this nationwide make a choice,” the ministry underscored because the likelihood of fatalities attributable to the unconventional coronavirus an infection within the country reached 49,980.

Implementation of checking out aggressively, monitoring comprehensively and treating successfully by a plethora of measures maintain contributed to the present excessive level of recoveries to boot, it mentioned.

The overall possibility of recoveries within the country rose to 18,62,258 on Sunday, in accordance with educated recordsdata.

From 3.33 percent on 18 June, the CFR has declined to 1.93 percent, whereas India’s restoration rate amongst COVID-19 sufferers has reached merely about 72 per cent.

An complete of 53,322 sufferers recuperated and were discharged in a span of 24 hours.

“The in vogue rise in recoveries has ensured that the proportion caseload of the country is reducing,” the ministry mentioned highlighting there are 6,77,444 crammed with life conditions of coronavirus an infection which obtain the deliver caseload of the country and comprise 26.16 percent of the total conditions as on date.

The country reported 63,489 COVID-19 conditions and 944 deaths within the previous 24 hours.

Meanwhile, demanding preparations are underway for the Monsoon Session of Parliament with diverse first-time measures in get out about of the COVID-19 pandemic. These consist of staggered sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and use of every chambers and galleries to accommodate contributors whereas following physical distancing norms, officials mentioned.

In the United States, the country’s health watchdog has licensed the emergency use of a sleek and low-payment saliva essentially based mostly laboratory diagnostic test for COVID-19 that would also very well be a sport changer within the diagnosis of the an infection as this would possibly perhaps perhaps allow fast checking out amongst extra of us with out problems.

Chetan Chauhan dies of COVID-19-linked issues

Frail India cricketer Chetan Chauhan passed away at the age of 73 in Gurugram, Haryana attributable to COVID-19-linked issues.

“My elder brother Shri Chetan Chauhan has left us at the present time after fighting a factual combat. I sincerely thank all americans who had prayed for his restoration. His son Vinayak shall be reaching anytime and we can then put final rites,” Chauhan’s brother Pushpendra informed PTI.

File image of former India cricketer Chetan Chauhan. News18

File image of aged India cricketer Chetan Chauhan. News18

Chauhan, who became became serving because the Minister of Sainik Welfare, Home Guards, and Civil Security within the Uttar Pradesh cabinet, had developed a multi-organ failure on Saturday and became set apart on a existence make stronger intention. The 73-365 days-in vogue had examined sure for COVID-19 on 12 July and became admitted to Sanjay Gandhi PGI Smartly being facility in Lucknow. Due to the kidney-linked ailments, he became shifted to Medanta clinical institution in Gurugram.

Precautionary measures planned for Monsoon Session

The Monsoon Session is seemingly to start within the final week of August or early September.

Per the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, contributors of the Larger Home shall be seated in each chambers and galleries throughout the session.

Right here’s the first time within the historical previous of Indian Parliament since 1952 that such an association shall be in location, the keep 60 contributors shall be seated within the chamber and 51 within the galleries of Rajya Sabha and the final 132 within the chamber of Lok Sabha.

Same seating arrangements are being worked out by the Lok Sabha Secretariat to boot.

For the first time, great negate screens and consoles for participation from galleries, ultraviolet germicidal irradiation, special cables between the 2 Homes and polycarbonate separators shall be in location.

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla at a gathering on 17 July, after detailed examination of diverse alternate choices for keeping the session, determined on the use of the chambers and galleries of every the Homes.

Naidu has directed officials to complete preparations for the session by the third week of August when checking out, rehearsal and final inspection would possibly perhaps perhaps be utilized. The Rajya Sabha Secretariat has been working extra time for the final two weeks to be particular chunky preparedness, officials mentioned.

Whereas each Homes veritably characteristic simultaneously, this time attributable to extra special conditions, one Home will sit down throughout morning hours and the assorted within the evening, sources informed PTI.

Ganesh pandals, Moharram processions now to no longer be allowed in Delhi

In an picture issued on 14 August to all district magistrates, DCPs and diverse authorities concerned, the Delhi Catastrophe Management Authority mentioned that folk shall be encouraged to maintain an even time gala’s at their homes within the metropolis.

Chief Secretary Vijay Dev mentioned all DMs and district commissioners of police will relieve meetings with non secular leaders earlier than any pageant that has the replacement of a truly perfect gathering to obtain their cooperation to relieve legislation and picture, team spirit and furthermore to sensitise of us to agree to programs.

Dev, who’s furthermore the chairman of DDMA’s speak government committee, mentioned it’ll aloof be ensured that the crew does no longer earn in any non secular or social areas.

“Throughout Ganesh Chaturthi Competition, no idol of Lord Ganesha shall be location up within the tent/pandal/ public location, nor any roughly permission shall be granted for procession… in an identical blueprint, no permission shall be granted for procession/tajiya throughout Moharram,” the picture mentioned.

Ample police power shall be deployed in all communally real areas and containment zones throughout the metropolis, it mentioned.

The executive secretary directed officials to form all mandatory arrangements for checking the least bit public areas, bus stands, railway stations, real and non secular areas earlier than any pageant.

Due arrangements need to aloof be made for deployment of dog squads, anti-terrorist squads and bomb disposal groups for intensive search and checking at non secular and public areas as per requirement, it mentioned.

USFDA clears easy saliva test for sooner detection of COVID-19

Stephen Hahn, the US Food and Medication Administration Commissioner, mentioned that a sleek saliva test that has no longer too prolonged within the past been cleared for emergency use would form larger effectivity and relieve faraway from shortage of mandatory test factors savor reagents.

Providing this blueprint of flexibility for processing saliva samples to test for COVID-19 an infection is groundbreaking with regards to effectivity and avoiding shortages of mandatory test factors savor reagents, he mentioned in a commentary.

The company has previously licensed four assorted exams that use saliva for sampling, however these yielded diverse outcomes.

The US has been stricken by an inconsistent approach for detecting the virus, thanks in section to power shortages and the use of a diversity of assorted exams which maintain veritably yielded unreliable outcomes.

The sleek blueprint known as SalivaDirect is being further validated as a test for asymptomatic folks by a programme that exams avid gamers and workers from the Nationwide Basketball Affiliation (NBA).

SalivaDirect is much less complex, more cost effective and much less invasive than the in vogue blueprint for such checking out veritably known as nasopharyngeal (NP) swabbing.

Outcomes to this level maintain stumbled on that SalivaDirect is extremely real and yields identical outcomes as NP swabbing.

Pronounce-wise figures

In Maharashtra, 11,111 sleek COVID-19 conditions, 8,837 discharges, and 288 deaths were reported on Sunday, in accordance with the Public Smartly being Division of the speak. The overall possibility of conditions now stands at 5,95,865, including 1,58,395 crammed with life conditions, 4,17,123 discharges and 20,037 deaths.

Tamil Nadu recorded 5,950 sleek sure conditions, 6,019 discharges and 125 deaths reported on Sunday, in accordance with the Pronounce Smartly being Division. The overall possibility of conditions rise to a pair of,38,055 including 54,019 crammed with life conditions, 2,78,270 discharges and 5,766 deaths.

In Andhra Pradesh, 8,012 sleek conditions, 10,117 recoveries, and 88 deaths were reported within the final 24 hours. The overall possibility of conditions within the speak now stands at 2,89,829, including 85,945 crammed with life conditions, 2,01,234 recovered conditions, and 2,650 deaths, in accordance with the Pronounce Smartly being Division.

Delhi reported 652 sleek sure conditions, 1310 discharges/recoveries, and eight deaths on Sunday. The overall possibility of conditions within the nationwide capital now stands at 1,52,580 including 1,37,561 recovered and migrated sufferers, 10,823 crammed with life conditions, and 4,196 deaths.

The COVID-19 depend in Bihar reached 1,04,093, including 537 deaths. Per the speak health division, the likelihood of crammed with life conditions within the speak stands at 30,989 whereas 72,566 sufferers had been cured discharged to this level.

With inputs from agencies

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