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Coronavirus Updates: Rajasthan reviews 1, 347 unusual cases; Jharkhand health minister tests sure

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Coronavirus in Meghalaya LATEST Update

39 more take a look at sure for COVID-19 in Meghalaya

 As a minimum 39 more of us, in conjunction with 20 security personnel, obtain examined sure for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, taking the direct’s tally to 1,457, an official acknowledged on Tuesday. Of the fresh cases, 27 were reported from East Khasi Hills, seven from West Garo, three from Ri Bhoi and one every from East Jaintia and South West Garo hills districts, Health Products and companies director Aman War acknowledged. “Thirteen BSF personnel and 7 workers of other defense power are among the many unusual patients,” he acknowledged. Six patients were discharged from hospitals on Tuesday, taking the overall sort of recoveries to 685, while the direct for the time being has 766 energetic COVID-19 cases, he acknowledged. Six folk obtain succumbed to the infection in Meghalaya up to now.

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Coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh LATEST Update

One more MP minister tests sure

Madhya Pradesh Higher Training Minister Mohan Yadav acknowledged on Tuesday that he has examined sure for the coronavirus infection.  “My corona take a look at returned to make certain so I obtain admitted to Aurobindo Sanatorium. By the grace of Baba Mahakal I’m wholesome,” Yadav acknowledged in a tweet on Tuesday evening.
He’s a fifth member of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s council of ministers to take a look at sure for the viral infection. Chouhan himself had examined sure in the final week of July. He recovered inside of two weeks.

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Coronavirus in Jharkhand LATEST Updates

Jharkhand health minister tests sure

Jharkhand health minister Banna Gupta acknowledged he has examined sure and requested all these that got here into contact with him to get themselves examined

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Coronavirus in Delhi LATEST Updates

Two Goa MLAs take a look at sure

Two Goa MLAs, one amongst them a  prone minister, examined sure for the COVID-19 infection on Tuesday, a senior health department official acknowledged. Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) MLA Sudin Dhavalikar, a prone Goa minister, and BJP legislator Nilkant Halarnkar obtain examined sure for coronavirus, he acknowledged. Halarnkar, representing the Thivim Assembly constituency, examined sure for the infection on Tuesday morning, acknowledged the health department official. Later in the evening, Dhavalikar confirmed that the COVID-19 take a look at performed on him has come sure.

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Coronavirus in Delhi LATEST Updates

Delhi reviews 1,374 unusual cases, 12 deaths

Delhi recorded 1,374 fresh COVID-19 cases pushing the town’s entire caseload to 1,54,741 on Tuesday, while the loss of life toll rose to 4,226, authorities acknowledged. Twelve fresh fatalities were recorded in the final 24 hours, in accordance with the health bulletin of the Delhi authorities issued on Tuesday.


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Coronavirus in Maharashtra LATEST Updates

Karnataka reviews 7,665 unusual COVID-19 cases

As many as 7,665 fresh cases (in conjunction with 2,242 from Bengaluru Urban) and 139 deaths were recorded in Karnataka on the unique time. The total sort of cases rises to 2,40,948 in conjunction with 79,782 energetic cases, 1,56,949 discharges and 4,201 deaths, reviews ANI quoitng the direct health department

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Coronavirus in Maharashtra LATEST Updates

Mumbai reviews 931 unusual cases, 49 deaths

The COVID-19 tally in Mumbai rose to 1,30,410 on Tuesday with addition of 931 unusual cases, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) acknowledged. With 49 fatalities, the cumulative toll went as much as 7,219, it acknowledged, adding that 40 of the deceased had underlying health prerequisites. A complete of 892 patients were discharged in the day, taking the sort of recoveries to 1,05,193, the civic body acknowledged. Mumbai’s case recovery price now stands at 80 p.c, it acknowledged.

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Coronavirus in Maharashtra LATEST Updates

Monsoon Session of Odisha Assembly to be held forward of 30 September

Monsoon Session of Odisha Assembly to be held forward of 30 September, following all COVID-19 tips and inserting forward social distancing. The venue for the session has not but been finalised. Date will likely be mounted after consulting with the manager minister and the Governor, acknowledged Odisha Assemly Speaker SN Patro.


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Coronavirus in Maharashtra LATEST Updates

Maharashtra files 11,119 unusual cases, 422 deaths

Maharashtra reviews 11,119 fresh infections and 422 deaths, taking the overall cases in the direct to 6,15,477 and toll to 20,687. A complete of 9,356 patients were  discharged on the unique time, taking the sort of recoveries to 4,37,870. Active cases stand at 1,56,608, reviews ANI  quoting the direct public health department.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Two more CRPF personnel succumb to COVID-19

Two more Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel obtain died because of the coronavirus infection, taking the loss of life toll because of the the pandemic in the country’s greatest paramilitary power to 28, officials acknowledged on Tuesday. The personnel, in the heinous of Head Constable, were on proceed at their homes in Andhra Pradesh and Kerala, they acknowledged. The flexibility moreover reported 51 fresh COVID-19 infections and recovery of 424 personnel from the disease on Tuesday. Out of the over 6,130 cases of the disease in the flexibility, 2,131 are energetic, they acknowledged.

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Coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh LATEST Updates

Himachal Pradesh reviews 65 unusual cases

Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday reported 56 fresh COVID-19 cases, in conjunction with 12 security personnel and a driver of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. They were in institutional quarantine after a security guard and a driver of Thakur had contracted the infection a few days previously. With this, the direct’s COVID-19 tally has reached 4,231, while the toll is 18.

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Coronavirus in Karnataka LATEST Updates

BJP MP V Srinivas Prasad tests sure

BJP MP V Srinivas Prasad on  Tuesday acknowledged he has examined sure for COVID-19.  Prasad, a prone Minister, acknowledged he became following
doctor’s instruction and there became no reason to anxiousness. He has moreover requested all these that had come in in contact with him during the final one week to endure tests and budge into dwelling quarantine. Prasad represents Chamarajanagara constituency.
Within the meantime, Karantaka BJP vice president and Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s son BY Vijayendra, who had met Prasad earlier in the day, acknowledged he became under dwelling quarantine.  Wishing Prasad a speedy recovery, Vijayendra in a tweet acknowledged, “as I had come into his contact, I obtain taken your complete precautionary measures, and I’m in dwelling quarantine. I ask all these that were with me to exhaust precautions.”

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Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LATEST Updates

Over 50 workers as jewellery retailer in Coimbatore take a look at sure

Police obtain registered a case  in opposition to the management of a number one jewellery retailer in Coimbatore under the  Epidemics Diseases Act, as 58 workers there examined coronavirus sure in the final two days. Based on police, a customer became examined COVID-19 sure on Sunday final, following which nearly 90 workers there had passed by means of testing and the implications showed 58 examined sure in the final two days. The jewellery shop became temporarily closed for
violating the Act, they acknowledged. All these infected by the virus were admitted to diversified hospitals and Covid Care Centre in the town. With over 50 of us contracting the infection, the health department appealed to potentialities who had visited the shop in the final one week to endure testing.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Centre permits international journalists with official visas to enter India

The authorities has allowed international journalists with official visas to come to India along with relatives, reviews PTI. A Home Ministry notification acknowledged the choice has been taken after pondering theneed for further leisure of visa and trail restrictions for more lessons of international nationals who wish to trail to India. Accordingly, as successfully as to the teachings of international nationals who were already well-liked to enter India, it has been determined to enable international nationals keeping Journalist (J-1) visas and their dependents keeping J-1X visas to enter India, the notification acknowledged. Within the occasion that they’ve J-1 or J-1X visas, which obtain been suspended, such visas shall stand restored with immediate attain to facilitate their entry into India.
It has moreover been determined that the unique restrictions on incoming passenger visitors into India by means of the immigration take a look at posts won’t observe in respect of these lessons of international nationals, the notification acknowledged. On the synthetic hand, in respect of quarantine and all other health and COVID-19 associated matters, tips of the Ministry of Health will likely be adhered to.

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Coronavirus in West Bengal LATEST Updates

Migrant workers who recovered from COVID-19 roped in as coronavirus warriors

 Migrant workers who were diagnosed with COVID-19 after returning to West Bengal and obtain recovered, obtain now been roped in by the direct authorities to aid a complete bunch of these struggling from the pandemic and are undergoing treatment at diversified hospitals in Kolkata, a senior authorities official acknowledged. Forty-9 migrant workers obtain been inducted by the direct authorities as members of its ‘COVID-19 Warriors Membership’ to aid the coronavirus patients. They hail from Birbhum, Coochbehar, Purba and Paschim Medinipur, Murshidabadand and are given a monthly  honorarioum of Rs 15,000, he acknowledged.
“The vital job of these COVID-19 warriors is to preserve up the morale of the patients for the time being undergoing treatment in the coronavirus wards in hospitals by sharing with them their very possess tales of recovery. These men will moreover provide updates to the relations of these being treated,” he acknowledged. Sooner than being engaged for the work, these migrant labourers were trained for not lower than seven days about the protection measures while helping a patient on the COVID-19 ward, the official acknowledged.

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Coronavirus inTamil Nadu LATEST Updates

Tamil Nadu files 5,709 unusual cases, 121 deaths

Tamil Nadu reviews 5,709 unusual COVID19 cases and 121 deaths, taking the overall sort of cases to a couple,49,654  in conjunction with 6,007 deaths and 53,860 energetic cases, reviews ANI quoting the direct health department

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Coronavirus in Maharashtra LATEST Updates

Dharavi files exact four unusual cases

The coronavirus case count in the slum-dominated Dharavi place of Mumbai rose to 2,676 on Tuesday with four unusual patients coming to light, acknowledged a Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) official. The place, opinion to be to be Asia’s greatest slum, recorded a single-digit rise on the 15th day in a row. It had registered a spike of most advantageous four cases on Monday too.

The Phillippines authorities has now determined to look at the Dharavi model to curb the spread of the infection, acknowledged reviews. Based on the Mumbai Replicate, the  BMC  has charged its blueprint with the Phillippines authorities and this would possibly per chance increasingly now put in power the “Straggle the virus” model. 

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Coronavirus LATEST Updates

World nowhere procedure herd immunity, says WHO

The World Health Group acknowledged the planet is nowhere procedure the quantity of coronavirus immunity mandatory to induce herd immunity, where enough of the population would obtain antibodies to cease the spread. Herd immunity is in most cases completed with vaccination and most scientists estimate not lower than 70 p.c of the population must obtain antibodies to cease a virus. Nonetheless some consultants obtain instructed that even though half the population had immunity, there will likely be a protective attain.

WHO’s emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan largely brushed aside that theory at a press briefing on Tuesday, announcing we can obtain to never stay in hope of reaching herd immunity. “As a world population, we’re nowhere shut to the stages of immunity required to cease this disease transmitting,” he acknowledged. “That isn’t a resolution and not a resolution we can obtain to be searching to.”Most learn performed up to now obtain instructed most advantageous about 10 p.c to 20 p.c of of us obtain antibodies. Dr. Bruce Aylward, a senior adviser to WHO’s director-typical, added that any mass immunisation campaign with a COVID-19 vaccine would aim to hide procedure over 50 p.c of the world’s population. “We form not wish to be pass,” he acknowledged. “You should thought to get high coverage and not get lulled into a dangerously seductive recommendation that (the herd immunity threshold) will likely be low.”


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Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh LATEST Updates

UP’s toll mounts to 2,585 with 70 deaths

Uttar Pradesh reported its worst single-day spike of 70 fatalities on Tuesday, pushing the COVID-19 toll in the direct to 2,585, reviews PTI  quoting Extra Chief Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad.The sort of COVID-19 cases has reached 1,62,434 with 4,218 fresh cases in 24 hours.The official further acknowledged the sort of these that obtain been discharged from hospitals after recovery has reached 1,09,607. The direct now has 50,242 cases of energetic infection, he acknowledged. Prasad acknowledged there are 25,008 of us who obtain opted for dwelling isolation while 1,719 are taking treatment in non-public facilities and but another 283 in others.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

EC to give you tips for keeping polls in the course of COVID-19 pandemic in three days

The Election Commission (EC) has acknowledged it would possibly per chance per chance per chance per chance give you “substantial” tips inside of three days for keeping elections during the COVID-19 pandemic, reviews PTI. An EC assertion acknowledged the matter of issuing substantial tips for elections and by-elections in the course of “COVID-19 interval” became talked about on the cost meeting on Tuesday.   The cost opinion to be the views and ideas given by the political events. It moreover opinion to be the ideas and ideas made by chief electoral officers of states and union territories.  “After pondering all these, the cost directed to frame substantial tips inside of three days,” it acknowledged. 
The cost moreover directed that on the root of the following tips, chief electoral officers of election-going states will obtain to moreover prepare a comprehensive thought for direct or district concerned for COVID-19 associated measures, taking into chronicle the local prerequisites, while keeping elections.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

41 lakh childhood lose jobs in India because of the COVID-19 pandemic: ILO-ADB document

As many as 41 lakh childhood in the country misplaced jobs because of the the COVID-19 pandemic while constructing and farm sector workers chronicle for nearly all of job losses, in accordance with a joints document by the World Labour Group (ILO) and the Asian Pattern Financial institution (ADB).  “For India, the document estimates job loss for 4.1 million childhood. Construction and agriculture obtain witnessed the vital job losses among seven key sectors,” acknowledged the ILO-ADB document, titled ‘Tackling the COVID-19 childhood employment disaster in Asia and the Pacific’, launched on Tuesday. The young of us’s employment potentialities in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged because of the the pandemic, it added. Youth (15-24 years) will likely be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate disaster and risk bearing increased longer-term economic and social prices, acknowledged the document.

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Coronavirus in Nepal LATEST Updates

Nepal files 1,016 unusual cases, seven deaths

As many as 1,016 unusual cases (205 in Kathmandu Valley) and 7 more deaths were recorded in Nepal, reviews ANI quoting the country’s health ministry. The toll because of the the pandemic stands at 114 until date, it acknowledged.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Case fatality price is under two p.c, says health ministry

“Recovered patients are more than 19.70 lakh, which is 2.93 cases the sort of energetic cases. The case fatality price is under two p.c,” ANI quotes Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union Health Ministry

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

No swear of any vaccine candidate emerging a hit, says VK Paul

Niti Aayog member VK Paul cautioned that it would possibly per chance per chance’t be guaranteed that any vaccine candidate entering trials will emerge a hit There’s not the sort of thing as a swear of 100 p.c success. “Sustain your fingers crossed and take into consideration the solutions of take a look at, tune and treat,” he acknowledged.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

States obtain been constantly reducing COVID-19 testing rates

When asked whether or not the health ministry is pondering further reducing the prices for testing, secretary Rajesh Bhushan acknowledged that states obtain been constantly slashing testing rates because the sort of imported testing kits has been falling. The rates of the testing kits are readily available on the governemnt’s e-market and this provides states more negotiating energy, he acknowledged.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Talks on with vaccine manufacturers, says VK Paul

“Cannot touch upon which vaccine will emerge a hit, piece three vaccine trial will exhaust longer to indicate outcomes,” acknowledged the health ministry, when asked about progress in the constructing of potential COVID-19 vaccines. NITI Aayog member VK Paul acknowledged that dialogue is in process with manufacturers as regards manufacturing capability but India has gigantic manufacturing capability.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Put up-recovery symptoms seen in some cases, says health ministry

Unique dimension of the disease coming forward of fibrosis in the lungs and other submit recovery symptoms. On the synthetic hand, it doesn’t appear that there are very unsafe lengthy urge effects. That is a creating place for knowing, acknowledged the health ministry when asked about submit-recovery symptoms seen in some patients.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Unique cases, deaths reducing over previous 5 days, says health ministry

Form of reducing sort of energetic cases in the previous 5 days nonetheless in the context of a virus, 5 days is too less to scheme conclusions. On the synthetic hand, this shows the implications of the efforts taken by the direct and central governments, acknowledged the health ministry.

There’s moreover a downward constructing in sort of deaths from 1007 on 13 August , 996 on 14 Aug, 944 on 15 Aug, 941 on 16, 876 on the17 August. On the synthetic hand, there is never always any prefer to slacken in testing and other efforts, the ministry cautioned. 

NITI Aayog member VK Paul acknowledged the positivity price had moreover come down and that the developments were reasurring however the recount became a ways from over.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

One vaccine candidate residing to enter piece three trial, says health ministry

Three vaccine candidates being developed in India and one vaccine residing to enter piece three trial in a day or two, acknowledged the health ministry. The progress has been going down in a reassuring system, the health ministry representative acknowledged.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Myth 57,584 recoveries in 24 hrs, says health ministry

India recorded the absolute most realistic single-day recoveries of 57,584 in the final 24 hours, which is more than the sort of unusual cases (55,079) reported during the identical interval, acknowledged the health ministry in an announcement. With more patients improving and being discharged, the overall recoveries obtain crossed 19 lakh (19,77,779) and the gap between the recovered patients and the energetic cases has crossed 13 lakh on the unique time (13,04,613), it further said.

Continuous amplify in moderate every day recoveries has led to the recovery price touching 73.18p.c while the case fatality price is all the system down to 1,92 p.c. “On chronicle of collaborative and focussed efforts by the Centre and State/UT governments built on advantageous implementation of the “TEST, TRACK, TREAT” procedure of the Union Authorities, 30 States/U.s.a.are reporting decrease CFR than the national moderate,” the ministry claimed.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

India conducts nearly 9 lakh COVID-19 tests in single day

With nearly 9 lakh  (8,99,864) tests performed in a single day, India has residing but another document in COVID-19 tests, acknowledged the health ministry. With this, the cumulative tests in the country obtain reached 3,09,41,264. On the synthetic hand, the positivity has remained low i.e. 8.81p.c in contrast to the weekly national moderate of. 8.84 p.c, it acknowledged.

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Coronavirus in Nagaland LATEST Updates

Nagaland reviews 64 unusual cases on the unique time

Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom acknowledged that the authorities examined 577 more samples on Tuesday, of which, 65 obtain examined sure for the coronavirus. “Essential contact tracing has been activated and all vital contacts under self-isolation,” he provides.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

8 teams of researchers from India, US chosen for COVID-19 learn

Eight binational teams of researchers from India and the US obtain been chosen for pursuing slicing-edge learn in pathogenesis and disease management of COVID-19, in accordance with an official assertion.

The teams will pursue learn in areas corresponding to antiviral coatings, immune modulation, tracking SARS CoV-2 in wastewater, disease detection mechanisms, reverse genetics solutions and drug repurposing. 

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Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh LATEST Updates

UP minister tests COVID-19 sure

Uttar Pradesh Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Atul Garg tests sure for Covid-19.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Parliamentary Committee for Home to meet tomorrow

The Parliamentary Committee for House is expected to meet tomorrow to discuss the COVID19 recount in the country. AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria will moreover be unique in the meeting along with Health Ministry officials, reviews ANI.

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Coronavirus in Telangana LATEST Updates

Telangana files eight COVID-19 deaths, 1,682 unusual cases

Telangana reported 1,682 fresh coronavirus cases and eight deaths, pushing the direct’s tally of sure cases to 93,937. With eight more fatalities the toll rose to 711, a direct authorities bulletin acknowledged on Tuesday, providing files as of 8 pm on 17 August.

The Larger Hyderabad Municipal Corpoation (GHMC), the COVID-19 hotspot in the direct, persevered to search low sort of infections with most advantageous 235 cases being reported.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

India’s recovery price rises to 73.18%; case fatality at 1.92%

A spike of 55,079 cases took India’s COVID-19 tally previous 27 lakh on Tuesday exact a day after it crossed the 26-lakh mark, while 19.77 lakh of us prefer up to now recuperated from the disease pushing the recovery price to 73.18 p.c, in accordance with the Union Health Ministry files.

The COVID-19 caseload stood at 27,02,742, while the loss of life toll climbed to 51,797 with 876 of us succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours, the tips as much as date at 8 am showed. Case fatality price stands at 1.92 p.c.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

No trade in Pranab Mukherjee’s health situation: Sanatorium

There’s not the sort of thing as a trade in the location of prone President Pranab Mukherjee who remains to be on ventilator enhance, the Military’s Review and Referral clinic acknowledged on Tuesday. Doctors attending on him acknowledged his very vital parameters are proper.

The 84-Twelve months-old prone president became admitted to the clinic in Delhi Cantonment on 10 August. He became operated for elimination of a clot in the brain and has been in a coma ever since. He moreover examined sure for COVID-19.

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Coronavirus in Maharashtra LATEST Updates

Maharashtra Police registers over 12,000 cases; toll at 128

The sort of coronavirus cases in the Maharashtra police rises to 12,495 as 112 personnel take a look at sure for the infection in the final 24 hours, ANI reviews. Two more deaths push the police power’s toll to 128.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

SC dismisses plea to transfer cash from PM CARE Fund to national trouble relief fund

The Supreme Court ideas that cash from the PM CARES Fund, residing up in March in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic by the high minister’s space of enterprise, can’t be transferred to the Nationwide Ache Aid Fund.

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Coronavirus in Maharashtra LATEST Updates

Pune’s first seroprevalence finds 51.5% obtain antibodies in opposition to COVID-19

Pune’s first serosurvey has found that 51.5 p.c of the 1644 respondents from 5 highly- affected wards in the town obtain seroprevalence of antibodies in opposition to SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19 infection.

A serological see is completed to detect the presence of utter antibodies, and is historical to evaluate the prevalence of a disease in the population. Knowledge from the Pune sero see became launched on Monday.

The see had 1,664 respondents (all above 18 years) from the town’s 5 wards whose population is 3.66 lakh.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS for submit COVID-19 care

Home Minister Amit Shah has been admitted to AIIMS (All India Institute of Clinical Sciences) for submit-COVID-19 care. He’s pleased and is continuing his work from clinic, in accordance with an announcement from AIIMS, Delhi, reviews ANI.

He became discharged from Medanta Sanatorium,Gurugram on 14 August, after testing negative for COVID19. Some reviews articulate he is struggling from respiratory complications

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Coronavirus in Punjab LATEST Updates

Punjab to impose further restrictions in Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Patiala from on the unique time

Punjab authorities has determined to impose further restrictions in Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Patiala from 18 August, until further orders. Movement of folk for non-vital activities to stay prohibited between 9 pm to 5 am. Eating locations, motels and other hospitality devices to stay delivery until 8.30 pm.

Outlets and shopping department stores would stay delivery until 8 pm. Eating locations/motels situated inside of shopping department stores and liquor vends would stay delivery until 8.30 pm, in accordance with the direct Knowledge and Public Relatives Department.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

India reviews over 55,000 unusual cases; toll now at 51,797

The sort of coronavirus cases in the country obtain risen by 55,079 to 27,02,742, the Ministry of Health says. The toll is at 51,797, after 826 more of us died of the virus in the final 24 hours.

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Coronavirus in Goa LATEST Updates

Flight motion at Goa Airport will increase 12 cases since final month

Despite the rising sort of COVID-19 cases, flight actions on the Goa airport increased nearly 12 cases final month in contrast to April this Twelve months, in accordance with the Airports Authority of India. It acknowledged here’s a mark of normalcy returning on the Goa airport, positioned on the INS Hansa noxious in Vasco town, reviews PTI. 

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Myth 8.9 lakh tests completed in previous 24 hours, says Centre

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday acknowledged that a unusual high of 8.97 lakh COVID19 tests completed in the final 24 hours. “Even with such a high level of testing, the positivity has remained low, 8.81% in contrast to the weekly national moderate, 8.84%,” it acknowledged in a tweet.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

30 states and U.s.a.performed better than national moderate, says Centre

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday acknowledged that focused implementation of Centre-led solutions has ensured suggested identification, successfully timed isolation, and advantageous clinical treatment, main to lowered Case Fatality Charge. Thirty states and Union Territories performed better than the national moderate.

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Coronavirus in Odisha LATEST Updates

Odisha minister among 2,244 unusual cases

Odisha on Monday recorded 2,244 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the direct’s tally to 62,294, while 10 more of us succumbed to the disease pushing the loss of life toll to 353, a health department official acknowledged. Rural Pattern and Labour Minister Susanta Singh examined certain to the COVID-19 and grew to became the first member of Naveen Patnaik’s cupboard to contract the illness.

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Coronavirus in India LATEST Updates

Authorities panel meets representatives of main home manufacturers

The national professional neighborhood on vaccine administration for COVID-19 met representatives of main home manufactures, in conjunction with Serum Institute of India, Bharat Biotech and Zydus Cadila, on August 17 to exhaust inputs about the unique stage of diverse candidate vaccines as successfully as their expectations from the authorities, the Union Health Ministry acknowledged. The meeting became mutually worthwhile and productive, the ministry acknowledged.

“It equipped the national professional neighborhood with inputs about the unique stage of diverse candidate vaccines being developed by indigenous manufacturers as successfully as their expectations from the Union authorities,” the assertion acknowledged.

The meeting became chaired by Niti Aayog member VK Paul and co-chaired by Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan.

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Coronavirus in US LATEST Updates

Virus clusters erupt at US universities as semester begins

From the dorms at North Carolina to the halls of Notre Dame, officials at universities spherical the US scrambled on Monday to handle unusual COVID-19 clusters before every little thing of the fall semester, some of them linked to off-campus events and packed clubs, reviews AP.

At Oklahoma State in Stillwater, where a widely circulated video over the weekend showed maskless students packed into a nightclub, officials confirmed 23 coronavirus cases at an off-campus sorority dwelling. The university positioned the students living there in isolation and prohibited them from leaving.

A cluster of COVID-19 cases in a dorm became launched Sunday by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The disclosure marked the fourth such outbreak for the reason that semester began Aug. 10 on the direct’s flagship public university campus. The three others were at a dorm, non-public pupil housing and a fraternity dwelling

Coronavirus Updates:  Rajasthan recorded 1,347 unusual cases and 11 deaths, taking overall case count to 63,977 and toll to 898.  Within the meantime in Jharkhand, health minister Banna Gupta acknowledged he has examined sure and requested all these that got here into contact with him to get themselves examined.

Two more Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel obtain died because of the coronavirus infection, taking the toll because of the the pandemic in the country’s greatest paramilitary power to 28.

A constructing of reducing sort of energetic or unusual cases has been seen over the previous 5 days, acknowledged the health ministry. On the synthetic hand in the context of a virus, 5 days is too less to scheme conclusions, it acknowledged.

The sort of coronavirus cases in the country has risen by 55,079 to 27,02,742, the Ministry of Health says. The toll is at 51,797, after 826 more of us died of the virus in the final 24 hours.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been admitted to the All India Institute of Clinical Sciences in Delhi. Some reviews articulate he is struggling from respiratory complications.

The reported energetic COVID-19 cases in India stand at 6,73,166 and as many as 19,77,779 COVID-19 patients obtain been cured and discharged up to now, the Union Health Ministry has acknowledged in its most up-to-date update.

India’s COVID-19 toll crossed 50,000 on Monday, with the country reporting 941 fatalities and  57,981 unusual cases in 24 hours since 8 am on Sunday.

The total caseload rose to 26,47,663 however the sort of of us who obtain recovered from the disease moreover went as much as 19,19,842, acknowledged the Union health ministry.

The sort of tests performed for the detection of COVID-19 moreover crossed three crore, in accordance with the Indian Council of Clinical Review (ICMR) files. A complete of three,00,41,400 samples were examined for COVID-19 in the country until 16 August, in conjunction with 7,31,697 on Sunday, it acknowledged.

Bihar extended the lockdown until 6 September in stare of the present COVID-19 recount in the direct, as per a notification issued by the direct authorities.

An MLA  examined sure and a minister went into quarantine in Punjab, whilst Chief Minister Amarinder Singh warned that he would not hesitate to impose stricter restrictions to arrest the spread of the infection. In Manipur, prone world boxing champion L Sarita Devi and her husband Thoiba Singh examined sure but were asymptomatic. Both of them were going to a coronavirus care centre in Imphal, Thoiba acknowledged.

Toll mounts to 50,921

The countrywide toll because of the COVID-19 climbed to 50,921 with 941 of us succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours however the case fatality price has declined to 1.92 p.c, acknowledged the health ministry.

Of the 941 fresh deaths, 288 were in Maharashtra, 125 in Tamil Nadu, 116 in Karnataka, 88 in Andhra Pradesh, 56 in Uttar Pradesh, 51 in West Bengal, 41 in Punjab, 20 in Gujarat, 16 in Jharkhand, 15 in Jammu and Kashmir, 14 in Rajasthan, 11 every in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, 10 every in Kerala, Odisha, Haryana and Telangana, eight in Delhi and 7 every in Chhattisgarh and Assam.

A document 57,584 patients recuperated from the disease inside of a span of 24 hours, pushing the recovery price to over 72 p.c, acknowledged the ministry. The categorical caseload of the country now stands at 6,76,900 on date and for the time being comprises most advantageous 25.57 p.c of the overall sure cases, it acknowledged. This disagreement between the recovered and the energetic cases continues to amplify and now stands at 12,42,942.

Over three crore tests performed up to now

The health ministry asserted that a unusual landmark had been completed because the overall sort of tests for detection of COVID-19 has crossed the three crore-mark in India.

In a testament to the focussed, fixed and coordinated efforts of the Centre, and the State and UT governments, India has residing a unusual landmark of conducting three crore tests, it acknowledged in an announcement.

“With 7,31,697 tests performed in the final 24 hours, India is on its resolved drive to amplify its testing capability to 10 lakh tests every day,” the ministry acknowledged. The Assessments Per Million (TPM) obtain seen a pointy amplify to 21,769, it further acknowledged.

“Whereas the cumulative testing rose from 1.2 crore on 14 July to a couple crore on 16 August, the positivity price has seen an elevate from 7.5 p.c to eight.81 p.c in the identical interval”, it acknowledged in an announcement. On the synthetic hand, the ministry acknowledged that the positivity price will in the extinguish fall if isolation, tracking accompanied increased testing.

“Though increased sort of tests will push the positivity price to delivery with, but because the Delhi journey has amply confirmed, this would possibly per chance increasingly in the extinguish decrease when mixed with other measures corresponding to suggested isolation, tracking and successfully timed clinical management,” the ministry acknowledged.

Checking out numbers dip in Delhi

The sort of coronavirus tests in Delhi in August as became decrease in contrast to tests in July, reported news agency PTI. On the synthetic hand, the authorities attributed the decrease to the fall in COVID-19 infections in the Nationwide Capital.

The authorities performed over 2.58 lakh COVID-19 tests in Delhi between 1 and 15 August, whereas the figure stood at over 3.13 lakh in the identical interval in July. Between 16 and 31 July, over 2.96 lakh tests were performed in Delhi.

“It is pass to thunder that the sort of tests in Delhi has dipped in the outdated few days. We are doing enough sort of tests in Delhi. There will also be fluctuations over immediate time sessions, but overall now we obtain been constantly doing 19,000-20,000 tests every day for months now,” an official acknowledged. The official moreover acknowledged that the sort of tests became low on some days in August because of the festivals and celebrations corresponding to Rakshabandhan, Janmashtami and Independence Day.

The official moreover acknowledged that RT-PCR tests were without complications readily available at all flu clinics, labs and in all hospitals “There has not been a single criticism about any person being unable to get RTPCR take a look at completed. Earlier, when the cases were high more of us were visiting these facilities to get themselves examined. Now for the reason that sort of cases has vastly dipped in Delhi, the sort of RTPCR tests has moreover fallen down accordingly,” the official careworn out.

Delhi performed 14,988 tests on Monday and 787 more examined sure, taking the overall count to over 1.53 lakh. The toll rose to 4,214 with 18 more fatalities, the Health Department acknowledged.

Bihar extends lockdown until 6 September

The Bihar authorities extended the statewide lockdown until 6 September.  Based on a notification issued by the Home Department, restrictions will stay in space in the district headquarters, sub-divisional headquarters, block headquarters and all municipal areas in the direct.  Strict measures will likely be enforced in the buffer and containment zones, it acknowledged.

All non secular locations will stay closed and no congregation will likely be allowed. Besides, all social and political gatherings will likely be barred, it acknowledged. Parks and gymnasiums will stay closed and evening curfew, restricting the motion of of us between 10 pm and 5 am, will likely be in space, it added.

Inter-direct and inter-district bus companies and products will moreover stay suspended though transportation of products will likely be allowed without any hindrance.

The direct has up to now reported over one lakh cases, a ten-fold rise inside of a interval of a month and a half.

West Bengal, Kerala watch document spike in unusual cases

Within the meantime, other states and Union Territories (UTs) moreover reported fresh cases and fatalities. Uttar Pradesh reported its absolute most realistic single-day spike of 69 fatalities, taking the toll to 2,515, a authorities bulletin acknowledged. A complete of 4,186 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday took the direct’s infection tally to 1,58,216, it acknowledged.

The COVID-19 case count in West Bengal rose to 1,19,578 with the absolute most realistic single-day spike of three,080 unusual cases on Monday, while the toll increased to 2,473 as 45 more of us died, in accordance with a bulletin issued by the Health Department. Total 2,932 of us recovered from the disease during the final 24 hours, enhancing the discharge price to 75.02, it added. There are 27,402 energetic cases in the direct at unique.

Kerala moreover witnessed its absolute most realistic single-day surge of 1,725 COVID-19 cases  taking the infection count to 46,140 while 13 deaths took the
toll to 169. Health minister KK Shailaja acknowledged Thiruvananthapuram reported the absolute most realistic sort of 461, adopted by Malappuram with 306.

Twelve more deaths because of the COVID-19 were reported in Haryana on Monday, because the direct recorded its absolute most realistic single-day spike of 887 cases taking the overall infections to 48,040, in accordance with the health department’s every day bulletin.

No longer averse to tightening curbs, says Punjab CM

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh acknowledged he became not averse to imposing stricter restrictions, because the direct reported its absolute most realistic single-day spike of 1,492 COVID-19 cases and a document 51 deaths because of the the disease.  The COVID-19 toll mounted to 862 and the infection count reached 32,695.

Throughout a analysis meeting, the manager minister did not rule out a fresh lockdown, especially in areas witnessing a surge in cases, but made it sure that economic activities would not be allowed to endure.

Montek Singh Ahluwalia, who is heading the professional neighborhood for reviving the direct’s economic system, moreover acknowledged any measures to take a look at the spread of COVID-19 will obtain to never impact economic activities, in accordance with a authorities liberate.

In his presentation on the COVID-19 recount, health professional KK Talwar acknowledged four districts— Ludhiana, Mohali, Jalandhar and Patiala — were witnessing the utmost surge in infections and deaths and mandatory stricter preventive measures to manipulate the recount. Deaths per million in the direct had gone as much as 27.2, and as many as 265 patients were on oxygen and 20 on ventilator enhance at unique, he acknowledged.

Within the meantime, Punjab MLA Manpreet Singh Ayali acknowledged that he had taken a take a look at for COVID-19 after creating light symptoms of the disease and his document got here sure. Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal later launched he became going into self-quarantine after he got here into contact with the Bathinda district police chief who has been infected with the virus.

“Our SSP from Bathinda has been examined coronavirus sure and I met him on August 15 for the Independence Day characteristic. On scientific advice and for the protection of my family and workers, I budge into self-quarantine and as such no public meetings will likely be held by me in the course of this era,” Badal wrote on his Facebook web thunder.

Boxer Sarita Devi, Odisha minister take a look at sure

Odisha’s Rural Pattern and Labour Minister Susanta Singh on Monday moreover examined sure for COVID-19. The MLA from Bhatli Assembly constituency is the first minister in Odisha to obtain been infected with the virus.

In Manipur, boxer L Sarita Devi examined sure for COVID-19 along along with her husband Thoiba Singh but both of them are asymptomatic. The couple is based fully mostly in Imphal and obtain a son, Tomthin, who has examined negative.

“Me and Sarita obtain examined sure. We are edifying now moving to a COVID-19 care facility. Both of us haven’t any symptoms the least bit and I form not watch any reason to apprehension,” Thoiba informed PTI over cell phone.

“I haven’t any belief how this infection caught us. I mediate we were taking all precautions. Nonetheless optimistically, it’d be all edifying. We can enhance soon. I’m exact relieved that Tomthin has examined negative,” he added.

With inputs from PTI

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