Coronavirus India update: Total cases in India rise to 4421; 2 more positive cases found in Dharavi | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As per newest information from the ministry of well being and household welfar, the quantity of coronavirus cases recorded thus far in India was 4,421 and 114 deaths. As of Monday, there have been 3,981 lively cases in the nation and a complete of 326 folks have been cured.
Maharashtra stays the worst affected state with 868 confirmed cases and 45 deaths, adopted by Tamil Nadu (621 cases and 6 deaths) and Delhi (525 cases and seven deaths).
Here is a have a look at the most recent updates on the outbreak of coronavirus in India and world wide —
India to present malaria medicine to all neighbouring international locations, says govt
In view of the humanitarian elements of coronavirus pandemic, it was determined that India would licence paracetamol and Hydroxychloroquine in acceptable portions to all of the neighbouring international locations who’re depending on our capabilities, the ministry of exterior affairs stated.
“We will also be supplying these essential drugs to some nations who have been particularly badly affected by the pandemic. We would therefore discourage any speculation in this regard or any attempts to politicise the matter,” the ministry added.
Kerala CM writes to PM, expresses concern over nurses contracting virus
Kerala Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing concern over Malayali nurses in Mumbai and New Delhi getting contaminated with Covid-19 virus since they’re compelled to attend duties with none protecting gears. He urged the PM to intervene in the problem and request the respective state govts to guarantee all attainable well being take care of them.
24 new cases in Rajasthan, complete 325 folks contaminated in the state
Twenty-four new coronavirus positive cases have been reported from Rajasthan on Tuesday. Jodhpur reported the utmost quantity of cases with 9 folks testing positive, adopted by Jaisalmer (7), Banswara (4), Jaipur (3) and Churu (1). The complete quantity of positive cases in the state has risen to 325, in accordance to Rajasthan well being division.
The seven positive cases in Jaisalmer are contacts of the individual found positive in Bikaner.
Delhi govt to conduct over 1 lakh COVID-19 exams
The Delhi authorities has determined to conduct over 1 lakh COVID-19 exams in the town over the following few days, authorities sources stated. Sources added that testing can be randomly carried out in areas the place more positive cases have been found. Quarantine services in giant numbers are additionally being set-up.
Prepare for ‘new normal’, draft biz continuity plans, PM Modi tells ministers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested his ministers to put together for a ‘new normal’ put up the lockdown, asking them to work in the direction of mitigating the financial affect of Covid-19 whilst he stated the nation wanted to brace for a protracted battle towards the illness. Modi stated that it was additionally important to strategise for emergent circumstances, together with a graded plan to slowly reopen exercise outdoors of hotspot areas.
63% of Covid-19 deaths in India amongst 60-plus
Those above 60 years of age make up simply 19% of coronavirus sufferers in India however account for 63% of the fatalities thus far, with these having pre-present well being circumstances being even more susceptible. Of the remainder, 30% of those that died have been 40-60 years outdated and solely 7% have been youthful than 40. As many as 86% of the fatalities had circumstances corresponding to diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart and kidney illness.
UK PM Boris Johnson admitted to ICU for coronavirus therapy
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was in hospital due to persistent coronavirus signs, has been taken into intensive care, Downing Street has stated. UK international secretary Dominic Raab has taken cost as Johnson was moved to the ICU at St Thomas’ Hospital in London on Monday.
Some group unfold in hotspots: AIIMS chief
There could also be some group unfold of Covid-19 in hotspots and these areas want to be monitored carefully to stop group transmission of the virus, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria stated on Monday, whilst recent coronavirus cases in the nation registered a slight dip and fell under 500 for the primary time in the previous 5 days.
Bhilwara mannequin might change into template for different badly-hit states
The “ruthless” Covid-19 containment mannequin adopted by Rajasthan’s Bhilwara since detecting the primary of its 27 positive cases on March 19 has been acknowledged by the Centre as a possible template for states battling a spurt in infections. There have been two key takeaways from the evaluation of methods to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic – aggressive containment like in Bhilwara and preparation in phrases of scaling up hospitals and quarantine services.
Over 25,500 Jamaat members remoted throughout the nation
The authorities has quarantined over 25,500 Tablighi Jamaat members and their contacts throughout the nation and sealed 5 villages in Haryana the place some “foreign members” of this Islamic organisation had stayed. Residents of these villages have additionally been positioned beneath quarantine, the federal government stated on Monday.
US coronavirus deaths cross bleak 10,000 milestone
Americans have been placed on discover Monday not to let up in the struggle towards the coronavirus, as a grim milestone of 10,000 deaths solid a pall over the primary indicators of optimism in regards to the outbreak’s trajectory. The United States has emerged as one of the world’s worst-hit nations, with a steadily mounting quantity of fatalities and thousands and thousands going through the likelihood of financial wreck.

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