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India has officially confirmed 22,15,074 cases with 44,386 deaths till August 10, 2020.
Updated On: 2020-08-10T09:56:10+05:30
- 10 Aug 2020 4:29 AM GMT
India recorded 1,007 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 44,386. The country has also reported a daily rise of 60,000+ for the fourth day in a row after 62,064 people tested positive for the disease. Of the 22,15,074 total cases, 6,34,945 are active cases while 15,35,743 patients have been cured or discharged so far.
- 9 Aug 2020 1:17 PM GMT
After the CM and leader of Opposition, Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu has tested positive for COVID-19. In a string of tweets, he announced that he had been hospitalized in a government hospital and has requested people who came in contact with him to take precautionary quarantine measures.
- 9 Aug 2020 8:18 AM GMT
Refuting BJP MP Manoj Tiwary's claim that Amit Shah has tested negative for COVID-19, the MHA told ANI that Amit Shah has not been re-tested yet.
Tiwary has now deleted his tweet wherein he said that the Home Minister has tested negative for COVID-19
- 9 Aug 2020 7:16 AM GMT
BJP Delhi MP Manoj Tiwari has tweeted that Union Home Minister Amit Shah has recovered from COVID-19 after his test reports came negative.There is no comment on the same from the Home Ministry, thus far.
Shah tested positive for COVID-19 on August 2, 2020.
- 9 Aug 2020 6:56 AM GMT
Union junior minister for heavy industries and parliamentary affairs Arjun Raj Meghwal who endorsed a papad brand called Bhabhiji papad as a product that would develop antibodies against COVID-19 has tested positive for the disease.
Meghwal tested himself twice after developing symptoms and tested positive in the second report. He is currently at AIIMS Delhi.
- 9 Aug 2020 4:07 AM GMT
India reported its largest single day spike as it reported 64,399 new cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 21,53,010. With 861 new deaths, the death toll stands at 43,379.
Over 14,80,884 have recovered while there are still 6,28,747 active cases.
- 8 Aug 2020 1:29 PM GMT
Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Kailash Choudhary has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced on his Twitter account. Choudhary said that after experiencing symptoms on Friday night, he got himself tested. He is currently hospitalised and has trouble breathing along with a fever.
बीती रात शुरूआती लक्षण दिखने पर मेरे स्वास्थ्य परीक्षण के तहत कोरोना पॉज़िटिव की रिपोर्ट आई है। कृपया बीते कुछ दिनों में मुझसे सम्पर्क में आए सभी मित्रगण अपने परिजनों से दूरी बनाए रखें एवं अपना स्वास्थ्य परीक्षण कराएं। मेरे स्वास्थ्य की जानकारी लेने वाले सभी शुभचिंतकों का आभार।— Kailash Choudhary (@KailashBaytu) August 8, 2020
- 8 Aug 2020 4:23 AM GMT
India reported 61,537 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total case count to 20,88,611. The number of active cases stands at 6,19,088 while 14,27,005 people have been cured or discharged so far. The death toll rose to 42,518 after 933 patients succumbed to the disease.
- 7 Aug 2020 1:40 PM GMT
The Serum Institute of India (SII) announced that it will sell COVID-19 vaccines developed by the University of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Novavax at Rs 225 per dose after signing an agreement with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance. As per the deal, the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation will provide SII with $150 million in at-risk funds to accelerate the manufacturing process. SII will produce 100 million doses of the potential COVID-19 vaccine for India and other low and middle-income countries.
- 7 Aug 2020 12:05 PM GMT
Scientists at the University of Leeds have identified long-term effects likely to be experienced by people hospitalised with the COVID-19 infection, which include fatigue, breathlessness, psychological distress and a general decline in quality of life, reports PTI. "The emerging evidence is that for some, the road to recovery may take months and it is vital specialist rehabilitation is on hand to support them. This research gives an important insight into patient needs, and that will help shape services in the community," said Manoj Sivan, Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Leeds.