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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Bihar extends lockdown for 16 days from 1 Aug; offices to operate with 50% staff

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: In line with the order, authorities, industrial and personal places of work might be allowed to function at 50% power between 1 August and 16 August

Coronavirus LATEST Updates: India on Wednesday registered 48,513 new instances prior to now 24 hours. With this, the nation’s complete climbs as much as 15,31,669. The toll rises to 34,193 with 768 contemporary fatalities. India now has over 5 lakh energetic instances whereas greater than 9.Eight lakh sufferers have recovered.

Even because the Union well being ministry introduced that India is among the many “nations with the bottom COVID-19 fatality charges”, a serological surveillance carried out in Mumbai confirmed that over half the folks within the metropolis’s slums are prone to have been contaminated by the virus.

The survey outcomes, which included 6,936 samples in three wards of the municipal coporation and included each slum and non-slum areas, confirmed sero-prevalence of 57 % in slum areas and 16 % in non-slum areas.

Of them, asymptomatic infections are prone to be a excessive proportion of all infections, the  Municipal Company of Higher Mumbai (MCGM) mentioned in a press launch. ‘Sero-prevalence’ is outlined because the “general incidence of a illness or situation inside an outlined inhabitants at one time, as measured by blood assessments),” Aids Information mentioned.

The MCGM added that the upper prevalence in slums might be presumably because of inhabitants density and shared widespread amenities (bathrooms, water factors and so forth), whereas, decrease prevalence in non-slums might be because of higher social distancing and entry to higher hygiene.

In the meantime, the Covid-19 tally in Maharashtra inched nearer to Four lakh (3,91,440 as on Tuesday) with with addition of seven,717 new instances whereas the toll rose to 14,165 with 282 (121 fatalities in Mumbai area) new deaths, well being minister Rajesh Tope mentioned.

Maharashtra’s Tuesday figures have been decrease than the latest highs which noticed the state reporting over 10,000 instances final Tuesday.

Stating the Tuesday’s figures as a “main reduction”, Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray, nevertheless, warned folks to not let their guards down. “Warning: Do not let the guard down! Do not let your masks down! Solely get numbers down,” he added.

Representational picture. AP

India case fatality fee at 2.25%

Amidst this, India reported 47,000 new instances of coronavirus throughout the nation within the final 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 14,83,157 whereas the toll, in accordance with figures launched by Union well being ministry, rose to 33,425 with 654 new deaths.

Out of the entire instances, there are 4,96,988 energetic instances, whereas the variety of sufferers cured/discharged and migrated stands at 9,52,744. The restoration fee amongst COVID-19 sufferers has elevated to 64.23 %.

The ministry added that greater than 5 lakh COVID-19 assessments have been carried out in a single day for 2 consecutive days. On 26 July, India examined a complete of 5,15,000 samples and on 27 July, a complete of 5,28,000 samples have been examined.

The entire variety of COVID-19 samples examined as much as 27 July is 1,73,34,885, together with 5,28,082 samples examined on Monday, the Indian Council of Medical Analysis (ICMR) mentioned.

The well being ministry additionally mentioned that the COVID-19 Case Fatality Price (CFR) declined to 2.25 %, and that “India now’s amongst nations with the bottom fatality charges”. The CFR lowered from round 3.33 % in mid-June to 2.25 % on Tuesday.

Figures in different states

As many as 3,490 new COVID-19 instances have been reported in Uttar Pradesh within the final 24 hours, in accordance with the state well being division. The COVID-19 energetic instances within the state stand at 27,934. To date, 44,520 discharges and 1,497 deaths have been reported within the state.

Tamil Nadu reported 6,972 new COVID-19 instances and 88 deaths on Tuesday, the state authorities mentioned. The entire variety of instances stands at 2,27,688 together with 57,073 energetic instances, 1,66,956 discharges and three,659 deaths.

As many as 5,536 new COVID-19 instances and 102 deaths have been reported in Karnataka on Tuesday, in accordance with the state well being division. With these new instances of coronavirus, the entire variety of constructive instances within the state stands at 1,07,001 together with 64,434 energetic instances, 40,504 discharges and a pair of,055 deaths.

Delhi on Tuesday witnessed 1,056 new COVID-19 instances taking the entire variety of instances within the nationwide capital to 1,32,275, mentioned Delhi authorities in a bulletin. In line with the bulletin, 28 deaths because of COVID-19 have been reported right this moment, taking the demise toll to three,881 deaths.

As many as 1,135 sufferers have been recovered/discharged/migrated taking the entire variety of such sufferers to 1,17,507 recovered/discharged. The energetic instances dropped to 10,887 on Tuesday as in comparison with 10,994 on Monday.

Bengal govt extends partial lockdown until 31 Aug

On Tuesday, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee introduced that the lockdown within the containment zones of the state will proceed until 31 August as additionally the biweekly restrictions in place to verify the unfold of the coronavirus illness.

Addressing a press convention, Banerjee mentioned colleges and schools will stay closed until 31 August and a choice on their reopening might be taken in September.

“The lockdown in containment zones will proceed until 31 August. The biweekly complete lockdown throughout the state will even stay in place until the top of subsequent month,” Banerjee mentioned. Complete lockdown might be imposed on 2, 5, 8, 9, 16, 17, 23, 24, and 31 August, she mentioned.

“The biweekly lockdown might be carried out totally on Saturdays and Sundays. However since festivals like Eid as additionally Independence Day are occurring on Saturdays, lockdown might be enforced on another day,” she added.

Nonetheless, in a while Tuesday, the state authorities withdrew the lockdown on 2 and 9 August because of “festivals and necessary neighborhood events”.

No deaths in Delhi’s LNJP reported on 27 July, says Kejriwal

LNJP Hospital, the Delhi authorities’s greatest COVID-19 remedy facility, didn’t report any demise because of coronavirus on Monday, for the primary time in a few months, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned on Tuesday.

The two,000-bed hospital’s medical director attributed the feat to “in depth ICU care, plasma financial institution facility, prime heathcare amenities and dedication of medical doctors and different heathcare staff”.

Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal introduced, “No demise in our greatest COVID hospital LNJP yesterday.”

No less than one demise because of COVID-19 was recorded each day prior to now couple of months, however “yesterday no fatality occurred at LNJP”, Medical Director Suresh Kumar mentioned.

Until Tuesday night about 389 of the hospital’s 2,000 beds have been occupied by COVID-19 sufferers, of whom 88 have been in ICU and two on ventilators, he mentioned.

Delhi recorded 1,056 contemporary coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the tally to over 1.32 lakh, whereas the demise toll from the illness climbed to three,881, authorities mentioned.

Two accused in Thoothukudi custodial deaths case take a look at COVID-19 constructive

Head constable Murugan and constable Muthuraj, two accused within the Thoothukudi custodial deaths case examined constructive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, Madurai Central Jail sources have been quoted by ANI as saying.

“The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers probing the case additionally examined constructive on Friday, together with one other accused Sub-Inspector Pauldurain,” Jail Deputy Inspector Common Palani knowledgeable.

Final month, P Jeyraraj (55) and his son J Benicks (31), have been allegedly tortured within the police station, resulting in their deaths.

5 policemen have been arrested within the case and have been transferred to the Madurai Central Jail from Thoothukudi. A district police court docket had earlier ordered a 15-day remand for 3 police officers within the case.

With inputs from companies

 

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