With biggest single-day surge of 4,593 cases, Assam Covid tally nears 70,000 – india news

[ad_1] Assam on Wednesday recorded the highest single-day surge in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases at 4,593, as the overall tally rose closer to 70,000. Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted that it was the outcome of over 1.43 lakh tests done across the state on Wednesday with a positivity rate of 3.2%. “We have … Read more With biggest single-day surge of 4,593 cases, Assam Covid tally nears 70,000 – india news

South India accounts for over 40% of India’s active cases, Delhi’s count continues to improve: Covid-19 state tally   – india news

[ad_1] India has reported over 60,000 Covid-19 cases, 61,537 to be precise, for the second day in a row. As many as 62,538 fresh infections were reported the previous day. With 933 fatalities in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 death toll has climbed to 42,518. India’s Covid-19 tally crossed the 2 million-mark earlier in the … Read more South India accounts for over 40% of India’s active cases, Delhi’s count continues to improve: Covid-19 state tally   – india news

United States condemns Hong Kong’ decision to postpone legislative council polls

The United States on Saturday condemned the Hong Kong’s administration move to postpone Legislative Council elections and urged the government to reconsider their decision. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Friday that the Legislative Council elections scheduled for September 6 will be postponed over the Covid-19 threat. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, … Read more United States condemns Hong Kong’ decision to postpone legislative council polls

In Chile, police trains dogs to sniff out coronavirus COVID-19 in early stages

Chilean police are training sniffer dogs to detect the coronavirus in people`s sweat at an early stage, after a similar trial in the UK showed encouraging results. Four dogs have been selected for the initial training, a mix of labradors and golden retrievers who sport green “biodetector” jackets for their task. They are being trained … Read more In Chile, police trains dogs to sniff out coronavirus COVID-19 in early stages

Around 1.68 crore coronavirus COVID-19 global cases with over 6.62 lakh deaths; US, Brazil, India worst-hit

The unprecedented outbreak of the coronavirus has now infected around 1.68 crore people across the globe and has also taken over 6.62 lakh lives. According to the Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday (July 29, 2020) at 11:30 PM IST, there are approximately 1,68,19,944 coronavirus infections in over 188 countries and regions. The US-based university also … Read more Around 1.68 crore coronavirus COVID-19 global cases with over 6.62 lakh deaths; US, Brazil, India worst-hit

Greece to make masks mandatory at more indoor public spaces

Athens: Greece will make mask-wearing compulsory at more indoor public spaces to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus after a small flare-up of COVID-19 infections in the second half of this month, its Deputy Civil Protection Minister said on Tuesday (July 28, 2020). Health authorities had made mask-wearing compulsory for consumers at supermarkets 10 … Read more Greece to make masks mandatory at more indoor public spaces

Iran registers record 235 coronavirus COVID-19 fatalities in last 24 hours

Iran registered a record 235 deaths from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, according to official health ministry figures released on Tuesday (July 28, 2020). The Islamic Republic is the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic in the Middle East, and COVID-19 infections and deaths have risen sharply since restrictions on movement … Read more Iran registers record 235 coronavirus COVID-19 fatalities in last 24 hours

BJP centralising authority under cover of Covid-19, says Sitaram Yechury – india news

[ad_1] CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday accused the BJP of strengthening the drive for centralisation of all authority and power “under the cover of a Covid-19 pandemic” and said it was “negating the principles of federalism”. “BJP under the cover of a pandemic is strengthening the drive for centralisation of all authority and … Read more BJP centralising authority under cover of Covid-19, says Sitaram Yechury – india news

Analyse Covid-19 situation, redesign strategy: Odisha chief secretary to officials – india news

[ad_1] Odisha chief secretary Asit Tripathy directed all districts officials to analyse the changing Covid situation and redesign the strategy to handle it. “Analyse the Covid situation in your district and redesign your strategy to manage the crisis,” Tripathy directed collectors and chief district medical officers (CDMOs) through a video conference on Monday. Tripathy reviewed … Read more Analyse Covid-19 situation, redesign strategy: Odisha chief secretary to officials – india news

Covid-19 lockdown: MSME relief plan being readied, says Maharashtra industries minister – india news

[ad_1] The Maharashtra government is chalking out a plan to help the MSME sector which has been hit by the economic downturn due to the coronavirus outbreak, state industries minister Subhash Desai said here on Monday. The needs of the sector are being studied and the state government plan will definitely help the MSME sector, … Read more Covid-19 lockdown: MSME relief plan being readied, says Maharashtra industries minister – india news