10 States account for 77% of active COVID-19 cases: Govt.


    Over 38.5 lakh COVID clients have recuperated, one of the greatest variety of recoveries worldwide: Health Secretary.

    Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey on Tuesday told the Rajya Sabha that just 10 States— Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Telengana, Odisha, Assam and Kerala– contribute 77% of active cases in the country.

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    India has had the ability to ‘disperse the curve’ of COVID-19 infection due to ‘very reliable lockdown’: ICMR

    In the middle of a spurt in COVID-19 cases, the federal government on Tuesday stated India gained from the experience of countries that suffered high mortalities and had the ability to “disperse the curve” of coronavirus infection due to a “very efficient” lockdown and avoid the “big peak” those nations had in terms of deaths.

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    Insurance coverage plan for health employees extended for 6 months

    Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) gear await to collect swab samples from patients during the coronavirus screening process held at Porur in Chennai on September 15, 2020

    Health employees wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) gear wait for to gather swab samples from clients throughout the coronavirus screening procedure held at Porur in Chennai on September 15, 2020
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    The scheme was announced on March 30 for 90 days and was extended for 90 days (up to Sept. 25).

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    Telangana’s everyday COVID bulletin finally brought up to date

    Particular figures in the Telangana media bulletin, which had actually oddly stayed continuous for more than two weeks, finally appear to have been upgraded.



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