Tuesday, 20 October, 2020
Home Health Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reports 8,968 new COVID-19 cases; toll rises to 15,842

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reports 8,968 new COVID-19 cases; toll rises to 15,842

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: BMC on Monday eased restrictions for the phased lifting of the lockdown in Mumbai underneath the Maharashtra authorities’s ‘Mission Start Once more’ initiative

Coronavirus LATEST Updates: BMC eases restrictions for phased opening of lockdown underneath ‘Mission Start Once more’.

Malls/market complexes allowed from 9 am-7 pm from 5 August with out theatres/meals courts/eating places. Kitchen of restaurant allowed in malls the place solely dwelling supply by way of aggregators will probably be carried out.

The BMC on Monday stated that each one retailers in Mumbai will probably be allowed to stay open on all days of the week, on each side of the street, The Indian Specific reported. The BMC was additionally quoted as saying that “malls may even be open for the general public from 5 August from 9 am to 7 pm”.

Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-Common, World Well being Organisation (WHO) on Monday stated that whereas a number of COVID-19 vaccines are within the part Three trial, “there could also be a silver bullet for COVID-19”.

He stated, “Variety of instances globally has elevated greater than 5-fold to 17.5 million and the variety of deaths has greater than tripled to six,80,000 since WHO’s emergency committee on COVID-19 final met Three months in the past.

“Various vaccines at the moment are in phase-Three medical trials & all of us hope to have a variety of efficient vaccines that may assist forestall folks from an infection. Nonetheless, there’s no silver bullet for the time being & there may by no means be.”

The Union Well being Ministry launched the usual working process for reopening gyms and yoga centres from 5 August. The brand new pointers embrace spacing out tools, staggering health periods and disinfection of the premises.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan blamed folks’s ‘complacency’ for the sudden surge within the COVID 19 instances within the state and emphasised on the necessity to keep bodily distancing

Congress MP and son of former union minister P Chidambaram, Karti P Chidambaram took to Twitter on Monday to announce that he had examined constructive for COVID-19

There are 5,79,357 energetic instances of coronavirus an infection within the nation at current whereas the recoveries have elevated to 11,86,203

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has been admitted to the hospital for commentary. He’s doing properly, is clinically steady, reviews ANI quoting Manipal Hospital Bengaluru.

As India’s coronavirus case depend crossed 17 lakh on Sunday, Union Residence Minister Amit Shah stated he has examined constructive for the an infection —  the primary Indian Cupboard minister to contract the novel coronavirus.

The viral an infection additionally reached different high political leaders from the BJP, together with Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa and Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit. Uttar Pradesh BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh and the states Jal Shakti minister Mahendra Singh additionally contracted the virus whereas Uttar Pradesh cupboard minister for Technical Training Kamal Rani Varun succumbed to the illness.

India’s 54,735 new instances have been down from the day prior to this’s document 57,118 however raised the whole to 17,50,723 and toll from the virus to 37,364 with 853 fatalities reported on Sunday.

The month of July, in line with AP, accounted for greater than 11 lakh of these instances. Seeing the rising instances, the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council introduced on Sunday that the IPL 2020 will probably be held within the UAE between 19 September and 10 November, whereas permitting limitless replacements as a result of precarious well being scenario. The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) in a press release stated that the Ladies’s T20 problem too will probably be held within the UAE.

BJP leaders together with Shah, Yediyurappa take a look at constructive

Union Residence Minister Amit Shah stated he has examined unfavourable for the virus and will probably be admitted to a hospital on physician’s recommendation though his well being was fantastic. A detailed confidant of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 55-year-old Shah made the announcement on Twitter.

The house minister additionally requested those that had are available contact with him in the previous few days to get examined for coronavirus and isolate themselves. It was not formally disclosed the place Shah was admitted however reviews stated that Shah had been admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.

The final recognized public operate which Shah attended was on Saturday on the Indira Gandhi Nationwide Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) the place he addressed a webinar on the event of the 100th dying anniversary of Bal Gangadhar Tilak. About 50 folks have been bodily current on the occasion. Authorities sources informed new company PTI that the house minister was additionally current on the final assembly of the Union Cupboard held on Wednesday.

Union minister Babul Supriyo stated that he was going into self-isolation as he had met Shah.

Late at evening, Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa stated that he has additionally examined constructive for the virus and is being hospitalised on physician’s recommendation though the an infection is gentle.

Earlier, Uttar Pradesh minister Mahendra Singh additionally examined constructive for COVID-19, a state authorities official informed PTI. “He examined constructive for COVID-19 round two-three days in the past,” he stated.

The chief of Uttar Pradesh’s BJP unit, Swatantra Dev Singh, additionally stated he has examined constructive for COVID-19 and has quarantined himself at his dwelling as per docs’ recommendation.

On Sunday, Kamal Rani Varun, the one lady cupboard minister within the Uttar Pradesh, succumbed to COVID-19 at a hospital in Lucknow. She was 62. The Technical Training minister, who examined constructive for COVID-19 on 18 July, breathed her final on the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPIMS). She had comorbidities, together with diabetes, hypertension and hyperthyroidism, a senior physician on the hospital informed PTI.

Tamil Nadu governor exams constructive

In Chennai, the Kauvery Hospital in a bulletin stated that Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit (additionally a former BJP MP) has examined constructive for COVID-19, however has been suggested dwelling isolation since his an infection is gentle.

The 80-year previous Purohit was on self-isolation since July 29 after three folks within the Raj Bhavan examined constructive for the coronavirus.

Purohit “examined constructive for COVID-19,” hospital government director Dr Aravindan Selvaraj stated within the bulletin.

“He’s asymptomatic and clinically steady,” it stated, including the governor underwent additional exams and evaluation on the hospital situated at Alwarpet space of town.

“Because the an infection is gentle, he has been suggested dwelling isolation and will probably be monitored by the medical group of Kauvery Hospital,” it added.

Amitabh Bachchan discharged

In the meantime, megastar Amitabh Bachchan stated that he has examined unfavourable for COVID-19 and will probably be quarantined at dwelling.

The 77-year-old actor was admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital together with son Abhishek after testing constructive for COVID-19 on 11 July. Abhishek, nevertheless, stated he’s nonetheless COVID-19 constructive and can stay underneath medical care.

India reviews 54,735 new instances, 853 deaths

India’s COVID-19 tally reached 17.5 lakh on Sunday, simply two days after it went previous 16 lakh. As many as  54,735 new instances and 853 fatalities have been recorded within the 24 hours ending Eight am on Sunday.

That is the fourth consecutive day that COVID-19 instances have elevated by greater than 50,000

However recoveries additionally rose to over 11 lakh day, in line with the Union Well being Ministry information up to date within the morning. There are 5,67,730 energetic instances of coronavirus an infection within the nation at current.

The restoration price amongst COVID-19 sufferers has risen to 65.44 p.c whereas the fatality price has additional dropped to 2.13 p.c, stated the well being ministry.

In keeping with the ICMR, a cumulative whole of 1,98,21,831 samples have been examined as much as 1 August with, 4,63,172 samples being examined on Saturday.

Of the 853 contemporary deaths reported on Sunday, 322 are from Maharashtra, 99 from Tamil Nadu, 98 from Karnataka, 58 from Andhra Pradesh, 48 from West Bengal, 47 from Uttar Pradesh, 26 from Delhi, 23 from Gujarat, 19 from Punjab, 16 from Rajasthan, 13 from Bihar, 11 every from Telangana and Jammu and Kashmir and 10 from Odisha.

Of the whole 37,364 deaths, Maharashtra has reported the utmost at 15,316 adopted by 4,034 in Tamil Nadu, 3,989 in Delhi, 2,464 in Gujarat, 2,412 in Karnataka, 1,677 in Uttar Pradesh, 1,629 in West Bengal, 1,407 in Andhra Pradesh and 876 in Madhya Pradesh.

The well being ministry confused that greater than 70 p.c of the deaths occurred because of comorbidities.

Mizoram, Goa see document jumps in new instances

Through the day, many states together with Mizoram, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra reported new instances and deaths

Mizoram reported its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 with 55 folks being contaminated with the lethal virus, taking the northeastern
state’s caseload to 468. Goa too reported a document spike of 337 COVID-19 instances, propelling the an infection depend within the coastal state to six,530, whereas the dying of 5 folks elevated the toll to 53.

With the addition of 9,509 instances, Maharashtra’s COVID-19 case depend reached 4,41,228 on Sunday whereas the toll rose to 15,576 with 260 folks succumbing to the an infection throughout the day.

Tamil Nadu recorded 5,875 new COVID-19 instances taking the combination whole to 2.57 lakh until date, whereas 98 extra folks succumbed to the virus on Sunday. Andhra Pradesh noticed a marginal dip in its numbers. Towards the 9,276 instances on Saturday after three days of 10,000 odd infections, contemporary infections within the state additional slid to eight,555, taking the general depend to 1.58 lakh.

The toll mounted to 1,474 with 67 new casualties within the final 24 hours whereas 6,272 extra coronavirus sufferers recovered, the most recent authorities bulletin stated.

IPL 2020 to happen in UAE

As instances continued to spike, the Indian Premier League’s Governing Council on Sunday determined to carry the  IPL 2020 in UAE and authorised COVID-19 substitutions for the occasion. The event will probably be performed from 19 September to 10  November at three venues within the UAE — Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi —topic to authorities approval, which is predicted within the subsequent couple of days.

“The 53-day event will witness 10 afternoon matches beginning at 15:30 IST whereas the night matches will begin at 19:30 IST,” acknowledged a launch from the BCCI.

In one other main resolution, the IPL GC additionally authorised the ladies’s IPL.

“Ladies’s T20 Problem may even happen within the UAE and can comprise three groups with 4 matches to be performed throughout the IPL Playoff week,” acknowledged the Board’s press launch.

Well being ministry points contemporary pointers for worldwide vacationers flying to India

In one other improvement, the well being ministry issued revised pointers for worldwide travellers arriving in India. In keeping with the brand new pointers, passengers flying to India from Eight August can skip institutional quarantine in the event that they submit COVID-19 unfavourable take a look at reviews. The RT-PCR take a look at ought to have been carried out inside 96 hours previous to enterprise the journey.

The take a look at report ought to be uploaded on the portal www.newdelhiairport.in for consideration, the rules acknowledged.

In keeping with the rules, all passengers are required to submit an enterprise on www.newdelhiairport.in that they’re keen to endure seven days obligatory institutional quarantine at their very own expense, adopted by seven days dwelling quarantine.

“In the event that they want to search such exemption, they shall apply on the net portal at the very least 72 hours earlier than boarding. The choice taken by the federal government as communicated on the portal will probably be closing,” it stated.

Every passenger shall additionally submit a declaration with respect to authenticity of the report and will probably be accountable for felony prosecution, if discovered in any other case. The take a look at report may be produced upon arrival on the level of entry at airport in India, it stated.

The rules additionally included guidelines to be adopted whereas boarding and de-boarding in addition to throughout the journey.

With inputs from PTI

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