COVID-19 Live Updates: The total deaths due to the virus now stand at 36,511 The country’s Covid tally had actually crossed the 16 lakh-mark on Friday, simply three days after crossing the 15 lakh infections.
COVID-19 India Updates: India has checked a total of 1,93,58,659 samples up until now. (File)
Coronavirus Live Updates: India reported a new record surge on Saturday early morning in coronavirus cases with 57,118 fresh infections in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 16,95,988 The nation likewise experienced 764 COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said.
The overall deaths due to the infection now stand at 36,511 The nation’s Covid tally had actually crossed the 16 lakh-mark on Friday, just 3 days after crossing the 15 lakh infections. More than 10.94 lakh patients have recuperated; the recovery rate stood at 64.52 per cent on Saturday.
India has actually evaluated an overall of 1,93,58,659 samples so far. The positivity rate – portion of patients who have tested favorable for coronavirus – stood at 8.57 per cent.
On the other hand, India can not depend on herd immunity to stop the coronavirus pandemic provided its demography and scale, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, including that the country will need to count on a vaccine to totally beat COVID-19 Israel and India are conducting trials on a large sample of patients for four various type of innovations that have the possible to detect COVID-19 in about 30 seconds, including a breath analyser and a voice test, according to the Israeli federal government.
Here are the Live Updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases:
Number of COVID-19 containment zones to 496 in Delhi
The variety of COVID-19 containment zones has boiled down to 496 in Delhi after a substantial evaluation by the AAP government, providing relief to countless people residing in such restricted locations.
A review conference was held by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday on the status of the containment zones in the national capital.
” The number of containment zones in Delhi scaled down from 715 on July 27 to 496 on July 31.
” This move will bring significant relief to homeowners of some red zones in the city that have actually been contained for months,” a statement from the Chief Minister’s Workplace (CMO) said.
Mr Kejriwal directed the health department and district officials to analyse the circumstance at regular intervals, it stated.
The number of containment zones was 715 in Delhi by the end of July, impacting almost 3.5 lakh people.
Odisha Allows Private Labs To Conduct COVID-19 Tests
In a bid to enhance the screening facilities, Odisha government on Saturday allowed personal health centers, nursing houses and laboratories to perform COVID-19 tests through Quick Antigen and RT-PCR approaches, a notice provided by the health and family welfare department said.
The department issued a separate set of standards for carrying out sample tests both under Quick Antigen and RT-PCR.
The personal health facilities need to abide by the ICMR standards.
The sample test results ought to initially be informed to the state authorities before being released to the person whose test was performed, the notification stated.
For Quick Antigen tests, the private bodies can charge a maximum of Rs 450 while the price for RT-PCR tests is repaired at Rs 2,200 per test. The nursing homes, health centers and laboratories ought to be mandatorily signed up under the Odisha Medical Facility (control & regulation) Act, 1990.
Himachal Pradesh Reports Total 2,634 COVID-19 Favorable Cases
As lots of as 25 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, taking state’s COVID-19 tally to 2,634, said State Health Department.
The overall variety of COVID-19 cases include 1,103 active cases, the State Health Department notified.
Shimla has reported 168 COVID-19 favorable cases up until now while Solan has actually reported 663 cases.
India reported 57,117 brand-new COVID-19 cases on Saturday taking the country’s coronavirus case count to 16,95,988
Manipur’s COVID-19 Caseload Rises To 2,756, Death Count At 6
Manipur’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 2,756 on Saturday as 55 more individuals checked favorable for the infection, while one more fatality pressed the death count due to the coronavirus to 6 in the state, authorities said.
A 77- year-old COVID-19 patient, who was likewise suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Illness (COPD), diabetes and hypertension, passed away at a health center in Imphal East district, they said, adding he came from Chakpikarong location in Chandel district.
Twelve women are among the 55 people who have checked positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the officials stated.
The fresh infections have actually pushed the number of active cases in the state to 1,051, they stated.
10 more people have actually been treated of COVID-19, taking the total number of healings to 1,699, the officials added.
Guwahati: Assam Cops in collaboration with State Health Dept & National Health Objective organised a plasma donation camp at Guwahati Medical College & Health Center, Auditorium, the other day. 43 authorities workers who recovered from #COVID19 donated their blood plasma at the camp. pic.twitter.com/F7vA0MCtRW
– RECTUM (@ANI) August 1, 2020
West Bengal’s Daily Rise In COVID-19 Cases Cross 2,500- Mark, Record 48 New Deaths
West Bengal reported its highest single-day COVID-19 fatality of 48 on Saturday, even as the day-to-day increase in cases crossed the 2,500- mark for the first time, based on a bulletin released by the state Health Department.
The state discovered 2,589 fresh cases, taking the tally to 72,777, it said.
The count rose to 1,629 with the new deaths, it added.
Of the fresh deaths, the city accounted for the greatest 19 deaths followed by 13 in North 24 Parganas, six in Howrah, two each in South 24 Parganas, Purba Medinipur and Uttar Dinajpur, and one each in Hooghly, Nadia, Murshidabad and Jalpaiguri districts.
Out of the 48 dead, 45 died due to comorbidities where COVID-19 was incidental, news agency PTI reported.