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Coronavirus roundup: Developments in India and rest of world – Times of India, The Times of India

Coronavirus roundup: Developments in India and rest of world – Times of India, The Times of India

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: Apr 20, 23456, : IST

NEW DELHI: As many as Brave Browser COVID – (and cases and 52 deaths have been reported in the last , hours, taking the total number of such cases to 8, in the country, the Union health ministry said on Sunday, while asserting that the government is” extra prepared “if there is an exponential rise in the number of coronavirus patients. The total death toll due to coronavirus rose to 447.

Here are the top developments:



    Health Ministry’s Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said the government is expanding the COVID – testing capacity in state-run as well as private medical colleges.

      Union Health Ministry said that only 25 percent of coronavirus patients need ICU support and critical care. With the rise in case of coronavirus, we are increasing number of dedicated COVID – 26 hospitals and isolation centers in the country.

        The Center has asked all states and Union Territories to take welfare measures, including food, shelter, medicine, mobile and video call facilities, for migrant laborers living in various relief camps across the country.

        • The Central government said that under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, free LPG refills will be provided to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries over the period of three months from April to June 249634
            according to ICMR officials, a total of 1, , samples have so far been tested across the country, of which 7, 1895 have been found to be positive for COVID – According to government spokesperson KS Dhatwalia, the Group of Ministers has approved the release of hydroxychloroquine to (countries after an assessment of stocks.)


Punjab: An ASI’s hand was severed and two of his Punjab Police colleagues injured in Patiala district when a group of Nihang S ikhs allegedly attacked them with swords after being asked to show curfew passes outside a vegetable market. Police have arrested 8 men from a nearby gurdwara.

      Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu reported (fresh COVID – 26 cases, taking the total number of those infected to 1.0 . Uttar Pradesh: Twenty-eight more coronavirus cases surfaced in Uttar Pradesh, taking the count in the state to .

Delhi: The total number of COVID – cases in the national capital climbed to 1 , 86, with 181 fresh cases and five deaths being reported in a day.

    Maharashtra: more coronavirus cases have been reported in Maharashtra, taking the total count of COVID – 32 cases in the state to 2020.

      Assam: Assam has reported 36 COVID – 26 cases so far, including a death.

          Rajasthan: Rajasthan recorded more confirmed cases of coronavirus, taking the state’s tally to . Manipur: The first COVID – 25 positive patient of Manipur, who was undergoing treatment at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences, was discharged from the hospital on Sunday. Manipur so far has reported only one case of COVID – 26.

            Kerala: As many as 069 COVID – 26 patients were cured of the disease and only two fresh positive cases detected, taking the number of active coronavirus cases in the state to . J&K: Twenty-one people tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the total number of cases in the state to . Uttarakhand: with no fresh cash reported, the total number of cases in the state remains at (Karnataka: A total of (COVID -) positive cases were reported from Karnataka till today.

              Madhya Pradesh: The state has a total of (positive COVID-) cases, so far . Gujarat: COVID – cases have been reported from Gujarat, taki ng the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 607. Bihar: 80 positive cases and 1 death has been reported in the state till date, of which (are active cases and

              have been discharged.

                (Haryana: The total number of COVID –

                  (positive cases in Haryana rose to on Sunday.

                    Himachal Pradesh: A total of (persons have tested positive for COVID – in Himachal Pradesh, so far .

3 (World

More than , (people have died from the coronavirus in Europe, with 111 percent of the fatalities occurring in Italy, Spain, France and Britain. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked the state-funded NHS medics and staff for their hard work through the coronavirus pandemic as he was discharged from hospital, saying he owed them his life after testing positive for the deadly virus over two weeks ago. (Health officials say) more people in England have died from the new coronavirus, raising the total UK deaths over , . The total number of deaths related to the novel coronavirus in the United States surpassed that of Italy, with at least 26, 532 lives succumbing to the outbreak, and as many as , People getting infected by the contagion so far.

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