India was in a a lot higher place than different nations within the struggle towards COVID-19 because of ‘right decisions taken at the right time’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned on Monday, asserting that the nation had expanded its well being infrastructure at a speedy tempo to cope with the pandemic.
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5:30 p.m. | Karnataka
Fire at COVID -19 hospital in Belgavi
Three individuals, together with a junior physician, have been injured when oxygen leaking from a cylinder caught hearth within the district designated COVID-19 hospital in Belagavi on Sunday.
A medical scholar, a nurse and a ward boy have been injured within the hearth. They obtained minor burn accidents and have been admitted to the burn ward within the hospital.
— Special Correspondent
5:10 p.m. | Tamil Nadu
Puducherry Chief Minister, Speaker, Ministers and legislators take a look at destructive for COVID-19
Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy, Speaker V. P Sivakolandhu, Ministers and legislators examined destructive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
The Chief Minister, Speaker and the others took the take a look at for novel coronavirus on Monday, after an MLA and two watch and ward workers, who attended the recently-concluded Assembly session, examined constructive for the virus.
— Special Correspondent
5:00 p.m.| West Bengal
West Bengal extends lockdown until August 31
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday introduced extension of two days full lockdown each week within the State until August 31.
She additionally introduced that normal lockdown restrictions which have been enforced within the State will proceed until August 31. For 9 days in August there will probably be full lockdown within the State which in accordance with Ms Banerjee is important to “break the chain of transmission of COVID-19”.
The Chief Minister mentioned that there’ll a whole lockdown on each Sunday of the month of August (on dates 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30). The State will additionally observe complete lockdown on August 5, August 8, August 17 and August 24.
The Chief Minister mentioned that she wished to implement full lockdown on Saturday and Sunday however needed to make modifications due due sure festivals like Eid-Ul- Adha and Independence Day that will probably be noticed on Saturday.
— Shiv Sahay Singh
4.50 p.m. | Uttar Pradesh
U.P. reviews 3,458 new COVID-19 circumstances, tally crosses 73,000-mark
Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday reported 3,458 new COVID-19 circumstances taking the tally to greater than 73,000, whereas 41 extra fatalities pushed the loss of life toll to 1,497.
“There are 27,934 active COVID-19 cases in the state and 44,520 patients have been discharged after treatment. The death toll due to the diseases have reached 1497,” Additional Chief Secretary, Information, Awanish Kumar Awasthi informed reporters mentioned.
4:40 p.m. | West Bengal
West Bengal govt directs pvt hospitals to confess anticipating ladies who’re COVID-19 constructive
The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has directed personal hospitals to confess expectant ladies for supply even when they take a look at constructive for COVID-19.
This follows complaints obtained by the Commission that pregnant ladies are being denied admission by personal hospitals the place that they had registered themselves in the course of the gestation interval.
4:30 p.m. | Odisha
Odisha Police points SOP for coping with guests at police station
Odisha police has issued an ordinary working process (SOP) itemizing safeguards to be adopted at police stations whereas coping with guests in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The tips, issued by Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay, emphasised on the necessity to shift the reception desks on the police stations from the primary constructing to some remoted place on the campus and strengthen phone-based grievance system as a way to curtail the variety of guests in view of the pandemic.
4:25 p.m. | New Delhi
DST selects Bengaluru start-up for creating COVID threat evaluation app
The Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis (CAWACH), an initiative by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), has chosen a Bengaluru primarily based start-up to develop a covid threat evaluation cellular utility, an official assertion mentioned on Tuesday.
4:15 p.m. | New Delhi
Need to create consciousness about larger COVID-related dangers on account of comorbidities: Harsh Vardhan
While the mortality charge on account of COVID-19 is roughly 2 to three%, most circumstances of the contagious illness are largely asymptomatic, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan mentioned whereas stressing on the necessity to create consciousness in regards to the larger threat of each morbidity and mortality because of the virus in individuals who have circumstances like diabetes, weight problems, fatty liver and continual liver illnesses.
4:00 p.m. | New Delhi
Additional 6.7 million kids beneath 5 may endure from losing on account of COVID-19: UNICEF
An extra 6.7 million kids beneath the age of 5 the world over may endure from losing this yr because of the socio-economic influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UNICEF warned on Tuesday.
According to the UNICEF, in India, there are nonetheless round 20 million kids beneath 5 years of age who’re affected by losing.
India’s COVID-19 Case Fatality Rate falls to 2.25%: Ministry of Health
India’s COVID-19 Case Fatality Rate (CFR) has lowered from round 3.33% in mid-June to 2.25% at this time, tweeted Ministry oh well being. According to a press launch, the whole recoveries crossed the 9.5 lakh mark at this time. More than 35,00Zero recoveries have been until now.
3:35 p.m. | Lucknow
COVID-19:Test kids, aged, pregnant ladies on precedence, says U.P. CM to officers
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday directed officers to check kids, pregnant ladies and aged for COVID-19 on precedence.
He confused on enhancing the testing capability and ordered the officers to on a regular basis conduct one lakh speedy antigen checks, 40,000-45000 RT-PCR and a pair of,500 to three,00Zero checks via truenat machines.
3:25 p.m. | Thane
Thane mayor requires motion towards errant COVID-19 hospitals
Thane metropolis mayor Naresh Mhaske on Tuesday referred to as for stringent motion towards personal hospitals that violate the civic administration’s directions about COVID-19 remedy.
In a letter to Thane municipal commissioner Dr. Vipin Sharma, the mayor cited that a number of hospitals had failed to tell the civic struggle room earlier than admitting COVID-19 sufferers and treating them.
3:15 p.m. | Jammu
500 individuals fined, two truthful worth outlets sealed for violating COVID-19 SoPs in Doda
At least 500 individuals have been fined and two authorities truthful worth outlets sealed in Doda for violating Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) put in place to test the unfold of the novel coronavirus, officers mentioned Tuesday.
They mentioned the motion was taken after District Magistrate Sagar Dattaray Doifode visited varied areas and markets within the extra district Bhaderwah to take inventory of the state of affairs.
3:05 p.m. | Mumbai
Only 700 circumstances in Mumbai at this time, metropolis information highest testing figures: Aditya Thackeray
‘Mumbai has registered solely 700 new circumstances at this time,’ mentioned Aditya Thackeray. He tweeted that town has additionally recorded the very best testing figures until date (8776). He added: “Caution: don’t let the guard down! Don’t let your mask down! Only get numbers down!”
2:50 p.m. | Kolkata
Nurse dies of COVID-19 in Kolkata
A nurse on the state-run SSKM Hospital right here died on account of COVID-19 on Tuesday, well being division officers mentioned.
Priyanka Mondal (33) was identified with coronavirus an infection per week in the past and was shifted to the Beliaghata ID Hospital for remedy, they mentioned.
2.40 p.m. | Gujarat
Gujarat: 60 inmates take a look at constructive for coronavirus in Vadodara jail
At least 60 inmates of Vadodara Central Jail in Gujarat have examined constructive for coronavirus an infection within the final two days, an official mentioned on Tuesday.
The jail authorities are within the strategy of organising an 80-bed COVID-19 care centre contained in the premises to make sure correct remedy for contaminated prisoners, the official mentioned.
2:20 p.m. | Madhya Pradesh
If detected early, COVID-19 not incurable: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who examined constructive for coronavirus, on Tuesday chaired the primary digital cupboard assembly from hospital and mentioned if the an infection is detected early, then it isn’t incurable and is like every other chilly, cough and fever.
Sharing his expertise together with his ministerial colleagues whereas chairing the cupboard meet from hospital via video conferencing, Mr. Chouhan mentioned there isn’t a have to panic about coronavirus and it may be managed by remaining alert.
2:10 p.m. | Odisha
Conduct final rites of COVID-19 suspects with out ready for take a look at report: Odisha govt. to Collectors
The Odisha authorities has instructed all district collectors, SPs, municipal commissioners and well being officers to conduct the final rites of COVID-19 suspects with out insisting on testing of swab or ready for the report, an official mentioned.
The State authorities issued a letter on Monday after it was seen that cremation of our bodies was being delayed as officers waited for the coronavirus take a look at reviews of the sufferer after his/her loss of life, the official mentioned.
2:00 p.m. | Puducherry
Puducherry reviews 141 new COVID-19 circumstances; CM, Ministers take a look at destructive
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, his cupboard colleagues and legislators of varied political events right here examined destructive for coronavirus on Tuesday.
The outcomes got here destructive after testing of the swabs collected from them at a particular camp held on the premises of the Assembly Monday.
1:50 p.m. | Pune
COVID-19 | Country’s first mother-child vertical transmission case recorded, claims Pune hospital
The Sassoon General Hospital right here in Maharashtra claimed to have reported the nation’s first case of ‘vertical transmission’ of COVID-19 from a mom to her youngster via the placenta.
Vertical transmission takes place when the infant is within the uterus. If the mom is contaminated, the transmission of the virus takes place via the placenta — a brief organ that develops within the uterus throughout being pregnant and supplies oxygen and vitamins to the rising child.
1:30 p.m. | Telangana
Telangana reviews 1610 new COVID-19 circumstances
Health division on Tuesday. List of containment zones in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and different districts within the State, age and gender sensible distribution of constructive circumstances, and different particulars have been talked about too.
Unusually, the media bulletin was issued at early within the morning (7.13 A.M.) on Tuesday. Till Saturday, the media bulletin was issued between Eight p.m. to 10.30 p.m. It was launched earlier than 12 P.M. on Sunday and Monday.
1:20 p.m. | Pakistan
Pakistan’s coronavirus tally reaches 274,908
Pakistan’s coronavirus tally reached 274,908 with the detection of 936 new circumstances within the final 24 hours, the well being ministry mentioned on Tuesday.
Twenty-three extra individuals died in a single day on account of coronavirus-related issues, pushing the nationwide loss of life toll to five,865.
1:10 p.m. | Arunachal Pradesh
81 contemporary COVID-19 circumstances in Arunachal Pradesh; rely rises to 1,239
Eighty-one extra individuals, together with 14 BRTF and two Assam Rifles personnel, have examined constructive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state’s caseload to 1,239 on Tuesday, a senior well being official mentioned.
Fifty-one new circumstances have been reported within the Capital Complex area, 12 in Tawang district, 9 in Changlang, 4 in Tirap, two in West Siang and one every in Lohit, Lower Dibang Valley and Upper Siang districts, State Surveillance Officer, Dr L Jampa, mentioned.
12:50 p.m. | Sikkim
Shame on opposition for hitting under belt: Sikkim’s ruling social gathering on assault on CM over COVID administration
Sikkim’s ruling SKM has attacked the opposition for “hitting below the belt” and “manipulating words” whereas accusing Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang of failing to deal with the COVID-19 state of affairs within the state.
A political slugfest erupted after opposition Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) slammed the chief minister “for blaming the public” for the unfold of the coronavirus within the Himalayan state.
12.30 pm | Tamil Nadu
25 inmates of Thoothukudi district jail take a look at constructive
At least 25 remand prisoners, lodged in Perurani District Jail in Thoothukudi district, have examined constructive for COVID-19. While the contaminated inmates, principally asymptomatic, have been shifted to a authorities facility, different prisoners have been quarantined on the similar jail. Prison authorities have launched intensive sanitising work in coordination with well being officers.
12.00 pm | Andhra Pradesh
Kakinada emerges as a hotspot
Out of the whole 1,053 COVID-19 circumstances reported throughout East Godavari district within the final 24 hours, 305 have been from Kakinada metropolis alone.
However, regardless of an alarming rise within the circumstances within the district headquarters of Kakinada, individuals continued to throng the markets and collect in public locations.
11.30 am | Maharashtra
To sort out Pune’s COVID-19 surge, 2,400 beds in Three jumbo services quickly
Leading from the entrance: Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar (proper) chairs a gathering on the Pune Divisional Commissioner’s Office on Monday.
In wake of the grim COVID-19 state of affairs in Pune, Deputy Chief Minister and district Guardian Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday directed the district administration to arrange three jumbo services by the top of August.
In a assessment assembly with senior authorities of the district administration, Mr. Pawar urged them to arrange the services and organize for requisite manpower in anticipation of the spike in circumstances by August-end. The services are collectively proposed to have 1,800 oxygenated beds and 600 ICU beds.
11.00 am | Kerala
Concern in Idukki as contact circumstances improve
The district witnessed a rise within the variety of native contact circumstances with 51 of the 75 circumstances reported on Monday belonging to that class. The District Collector introduced triple lockdown in ward quantity 10 of the Vazhathoppe for seven days from Tuesday.
With a single-day improve of 47,703 COVID-19 circumstances, India’s virus tally mounted to 14,83,156 on Wednesday, whereas the recoveries surged to 9,52,743, in accordance with the Union Health Ministry knowledge.
The nation’s loss of life toll because of the virus rose to 33,425 with 654 deaths being reported in a 24-hour span, knowledge up to date at Eight am confirmed.
10.00 am | West bengal
Mamata seeks extra Central funds to struggle COVID-19
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch extra funds to include the COVID-19 state of affairs within the State.
During the videoconference by which state-of-the-art COVID-19 testing services have been inaugurated in Kolkata, Mumbai and Noida, Ms. Banerjee mentioned the monetary burden on West Bengal was rising. She mentioned the State had already spent ₹25,00Zero crore to fight the pandemic, and from the National Health Mission (NHM), the State had obtained ₹125 crore.
Time to concentrate on reviving Delhi’s financial system, says CM
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday appealed to residents to play their half in reviving the financial system of town whereas taking ample precautions towards COVID-19. He additionally introduced the launch of a job portal supposed to bridge the hole between potential employers and staff in Delhi.
The ‘Rozgaar Bazaar’, he mentioned, may very well be accessed on jobs.delhi.gov.in and is especially aimed toward serving to those that misplaced their jobs and companies because of the novel coronavirus pandemic and successive lockdowns.
Now, Maharashtra information highest recoveries
Maharashtra reported 7,924 new COVID-19 circumstances on Monday to take the State’s complete circumstances to three,83,723. However, the surge was greater than offset by a record-high discharge of 8,706 sufferers, because the cumulative variety of recoveries rose to 2,21,944.
With 227 extra deaths, the State’s fatality toll has reached 13,883.
8.30 am | Kerala
No Statewide lockdown, however strict curbs: CM
The authorities has tasked the State police with imposing the COVID-19 well being protocol with none dilution, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has mentioned.
Wearing of masks, observing curfew hours, abiding by restrictions on journey and procuring and bodily distancing had develop into legally enforceable norms, Mr. Vijayan mentioned on Monday. He was talking to the media right here after chairing a particular Cabinet session through videoconferencing. Any breach of the rules would entice arrest and open the door for felony prosecution.
Karan Singh anxious over COVID-19 state of affairs in J&Okay
Dr. Karan Singh, MP, on Monday expressed concern over the alarming rise within the variety of COVID-19 sufferers in J&Okay.
“I am deeply concerned and distressed over the growth of the coronavirus and the increasing number of unfortunate deaths, both in the valley and the Jammu region. I hope that the administration has ensured enough designated beds for such patients in both the capitals as well as the district headquarters along with sufficient ventilators. This needs to be done on an emergency basis,” Dr. Singh mentioned in a press release.
Coronavirus circumstances breach 1-lakh mark in Karnataka
Nearly 5 months after recording its first COVID-19 case, Karnataka has breached the 1-lakh mark. The State now has 1,01,465 circumstances, as 5,324 individuals examined constructive on Monday. This is the very best single-day improve to date. With 61,819 lively circumstances, Karnataka is now second within the nation after Maharashtra.
T.N. information all-time single-day excessive of 6,993 circumstances
Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 case tally elevated to 2,20,716 on Monday, with 6,993 extra individuals testing constructive for the an infection. At 1,138, Chennai accounted for lower than 20% of the contemporary circumstances. A majority of the contemporary infections have been reported from the remainder of T.N.
6.30 am | New Delhi
Israeli group arrives for trials of 4 speedy COVID-19 checks, brings high-tech gear
An Israeli group, led by a “high ranking” analysis and growth (R&D) defence official, arrived in Delhi on Monday with a multi-pronged mission, codenamed “Operation Breathing Space” to work with Indian authorities on the coronavirus (COVID-19) response, mentioned a press release issued by the Israeli Embassy in Delhi.