A day after India overtook Russia to turn out to be the third-highest nation on the planet when it comes to coronavirus instances, the Indian Council of Medical Analysis mentioned that the nation has examined over one crore samples until date. “The per day testing capability which was round 1.5 lakh on Could 25 is greater than three lakh per day now,” mentioned the establishment’s scientist and media coordinator Dr. Lokesh Sharma.
Here’s a checklist of State Helpline numbers. You’ll be able to monitor coronavirus instances, deaths and testing charges on the nationwide and State ranges right here.
Listed here are the most recent updates:
Union minister Pratap Sarangi goes into dwelling quarantine
Union minister and Balasore MP Pratap Sarangi has quarantined himself at his New Delhi residence after a BJP MLA from Odisha he shared the dias with at two occasions final week examined constructive for COVID-19.
In a sequence of tweets on Monday night time, the Union minister of state for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) mentioned he’s “hale and hearty”. Sarangi mentioned he had shared the dais with Sukanta Kumar Nayak, the MLA from Nilagiri constituency in Balasore district, at two occasions on July 2 and three.
“On being knowledgeable that MLA Nilagiri has been examined constructive for #COVID-19, I self quarantined myself at my official residence in Delhi as per the rules of the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare,” he mentioned.
Complete shutdown in elements of West Bengal for every week
Complete shutdown can be imposed in English Bazar and Previous Malda cities for every week, beginning Wednesday within the wake of the rising instances of COVID- 19, officers mentioned.
All retailers will stay shut throughout this era, besides these promoting important gadgets, they mentioned. Pharmacies have additionally been excluded from the purview of the shutdown, officers mentioned.
Non-public autos won’t be allowed on the roads, they mentioned, including that state-run buses after leaving the Gour Kanya terminal will cease solely at a single level in any of those two cities. Cycle-rickshaws and e-rickshaws may even be not allowed, officers mentioned. Nevertheless, some rickshaws can be made out there at three designated areas for emergency functions.
The vegetable market in English Bazar, the district headquarters, will stay open until 11 a.m.
Malda, the house to lakhs of migrant staff from West Bengal, has up to now reported 859 instances. Of them, 331 are at the moment present process remedy whereas 524 folks have been discharged after restoration. 4 deaths have been reported from the district, which is on the India-Bangladesh border.
UP’s Muzaffarnagar, Shamli districts seal borders to stop entry of kanwariyas
Authorities in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar and Shamli on Monday sealed the borders of the districts with neighbouring states of Uttarakhand and Haryana, respectively, in view of the cancellation of the annual Kanwar Yatra as a result of coronavirus pandemic, officers mentioned.
Kanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage of devotees of Lord Shiva generally known as kanwariyas. The devotees go to Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of river Ganga in the course of the auspicious Hindu month of Shravan.
Fifty-eight checkpoints have been arrange on the Delhi-Haridwar nationwide freeway and at different locations alongside the Uttarakhand border to verify the arrival of kanwariyas headed to Haridwar, Senior Superintendent of Police, Muzaffarnagar, Abhishek Yadav advised reporters on Monday. They won’t be allowed to proceed to Haridwar, he mentioned. In Shamli, police have sealed the Yamuna bridge on the Panipat-Khatima freeway, the officers mentioned.
10.00 am | Kerala
Kerala bars every day motion of staff between Kasaragod and Dakshina Kannada
The Kerala authorities has barred motion of every day go holders — professionals and staff — between the State’s Kasaragod district and Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district following a spurt in COVID-19 instances.
Kerala Income Minister E. Chandrasekaran introduced the choice at a gathering on Monday in Kasaragod. Each district administrations had in June issued passes to every day travellers of their districts to journey in reference to their work.
9.30 am | Goa
Ex-health minister of Goa dies of COVID-19
Former Goa well being minister Suresh Amonkar died of COVID-19 an infection on Monday, a well being official mentioned. He was 68. “Amonkar remained admitted within the ESI hospital (in Margao) after testing constructive for coronavirus for the reason that final week of June. He succumbed to the an infection on Monday night,” the official mentioned, including that Amonkar had been important since the previous couple of days.
9.00 am | Kerala
Restrictions eased in capital amid widespread confusion
Day 1 of the week-long triple lockdown within the metropolis was marked by widespread confusion with the general public struggling to come back to phrases with the curbs launched with out placing ample preparations in place.
Taking into consideration the plight of the massive sections that scrambled to top off on important commodities, the district administration have introduced sure relaxations. Milk cubicles, vegetable stalls, grocery retailers, retailers promoting cattle feed, poultry feed and veterinary drugs can perform from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
8.30 am | Tamil Nadu
Focus shifts from Chennai to different districts with excessive case hundreds
Shifting its focus exterior Chennai and its neighbouring areas, the Tamil Nadu authorities has instructed the Collectors of 15 districts which have reported a excessive variety of COVID-19 instances previously few days to consolidate their efforts, actively determine instances of influenza-like sickness (ILI)/extreme acute respiratory sickness (SARI) and undertake the profitable ‘fever clinics mannequin’.
8.00 am | Maharashtra
70 policemen have succumbed to COVID-19, says Deshmukh
Seventy policemen have died of COVID-19 in Maharashtra up to now, Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh mentioned on Twitter on Monday. He additionally mentioned of the 5,454 police personnel, who’ve examined constructive for the virus, 4,250 have recovered.
Additionally learn: Maharashtra case tally surges previous 2.10 lakh mark
“In Maharashtra, as many as 1,51,333 offences have been registered below part 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code for the reason that lockdown resulting in 29,635 arrests and seizure of 88,330 autos. ₹11,23,17,987 have been collected in fines from offenders,” the minister tweeted.
7.30 am | Karnataka
Devoted amenities for pregnant COVID-19 sufferers
Amidst a rising variety of complaints of sufferers being refused admission, town will quickly have two amenities devoted for pregnant girls who’ve examined constructive for COVID-19.
Income Minister R. Ashok directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner B.H. Anil Kumar to arrange the devoted amenities in northern and southern elements of town. This was following a gathering with a couple of councillors on the BBMP head workplace right here on Monday.
7.00 am | New Delhi
If development of low instances continues, Capital could have handed peak, says AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria
Folks ready for COVID-19 testing on the GTB Hospital in New Delhi on Sunday.
AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria advised The Hindu that if the development of comparatively low new instances continues for the subsequent 5-7 days, then Delhi might have handed the height of COVID-19 instances. “If this development continues, then lets say that we now have had a peak and now we’re on the downward facet. Instances have come down from virtually 4,000 to 2,500,” he mentioned.
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