Andhra Pradesh has seen a meteoric rise in the numbers related to COVID-19 in less than a fortnight as the state has actually now reached the third area behind Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu in the country. In just the last 13 days, the State signed up a staggering 96,485 cases with 39,912 can be found in just the past 4 days.
Here are the latest updates:
An ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) employee, a community health worker set up by the federal government of India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, conducts a door-to-door survey for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the middle of its spread in New Delhi. Submit
Number of containment zones crosses 20,000 mark in Bengaluru
The city has actually had a total of 21,863 containment zones, including 13,494 which are active as of Saturday.
A federal government health worker collects swab from a regional resident for the COVID-19 coronavirus check in Bhubaneswar on July 16, 2020
2nd serosurvey begins in Delhi
A 2nd serological study, in which blood samples of random individuals from across Delhi will be taken to examine how many have actually established antibodies against COVID-19, started on Saturday. “The survey began in five districts on Saturday morning. It will begin in the remaining six districts from Sunday,” a health department authorities stated.
The result of a similar survey done from June 27- July 5, in which around 22,000 samples were taken, had shown that 23.4% of the population had established antibodies.
Virus scan: A health worker collecting samples at Bal Kalyan Nagri in Govandi, Mumbai, on Wednesday
137 days, 1 lakh cases
From the first COVID-19 case reported at Arumbakkam on March 17, it took 137 days for the tally to cross the one lakh-mark in Chennai on Saturday. The 15 zones have cumulatively reported 1,00,877 cases.
City Health Officer Jagadeesan said, “The number of cases is decreasing in Chennai. The daily number has actually decreased from [approximately] 2,300 to 1,074 We have actually not minimized containment activity. We are continuing the very same vigil. We can not state the peak has actually come,” he stated.