Highlights: Himachal reports over 100 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 3,372
Districts in Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala, West Bengal, Delhi, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh were told to address Covid-19 diagnosis delay and ramp up testing.
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Vietnam has seen a spurt in coronavirus cases and deaths. Vietnam was among those countries who tackled Covid-19 consistently recorded 812 new cases most of which were related to Danang. Brazil surpassed 3 million coronavirus cases and 100,000 deaths. Major cities in Brazil as well as its rural areas have seen a spike in new Covid-19 cases.
Districts in Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala, West Bengal, Delhi, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh were told to address Covid-19 diagnosis delay and ramp up testing. 14% of the total deaths were reported from these districts. Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Karnataka have also been asked to address Covid-19 mortality rates higher than national and state averages.
Current situation in Bihar not conducive for elections, says Cong
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Himachal reports over 100 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 3,372
Himachal Pradesh on Sunday recorded 107 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the infection tally in the hill state to 3,372. The new cases were reported from Chamba (23), Mandi (14), Hamirpur (13), Sirmaur and Solan (11 each), Bilaspur and Kangra (nine each), Shimla (seven), and Kullu and Una (five each), Additional Chief Secretary (Health) R D Dhiman said, reports PTI.
Chhattisgarh reports 285 new Covid-19 cases
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Goa reports 506 new Covid-19 cases, 193 recoveries
506 new Covid-19 cases and 193 recoveries reported in Goa today till 6 pm. Total number of cases stands at 8,712, including 2,642 active cases, 5,995 recovered cases and 75 death cases.
Madhya Pradesh reports 868 new Covid-19 cases
868 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Madhya Pradesh today, taking the total number of cases to 39025. Death toll rises to 996 after 19 deaths were reported today.
Maharashtra reports 12,248 new Covid cases, tally reaches 5,15,332
Maharashtra reported 13,348 recoveries and 12,248 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours. The state's infection tally now stands at 5,15,332.
Madhya Pradesh minister Vishvas Sarang tests positive for Covid-19
Madhya Pradesh minister Vishvas Sarang tests positive for Covid-19, reports ANI.
Haryana reports 792 new Covid-19 cases, 9 deaths
792 new Covid-19 cases and 9 deaths have been reported in Haryana today, taking the total number of cases to 41,635. The death toll stands at 483: State Health Department
5 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Mumbai's Dharavi
5 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Dharaviarea of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 2617 including 88 active cases.
Kerala reports 1,211 new Covid-19 cases
1,211 new Covid-19 cases, 970 recoveries & 2 deaths reported in Kerala in the last 24 hours. There are 12,347 active cases and 21,836 have recovered so far. The death toll stands at 108, reports ANI quoting KK Shailaja, Kerala Health Minister.
UP reports 4,571 new Covid-19 cases, 41 more fatalities
Uttar Pradesh reported 4,571 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total in the state to 1,22,609 as 41 more fatalities pushed the the death toll due to the disease to 2,069.
3,934 more Covid-19 cases reported in Bihar
3,934 more Covid-19 cases reported so far today in Bihar. Total positive cases in the state rise to 79,720: Bihar Health Department
BJP workers have distributed more than 22.18 crore food packets among the needy people: JP Nadda
"Under 'Seva Hi Sangathan' campaign, BJP workers have distributed more than 22.18 crore food packets among the needy people. Also, over 5 crore ration kits and 7 crore face masks/covers have been distributed till now," says BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda.
We have 1,400 Covid-19 hospitals across India: BJP's JP Nadda
"Today, we have 1,400 Covid-19 hospitals across the country. There are around 50,000 ventilators available, while 20,000 ventilators under PM CARES Fund are in pipeline," says BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda during an interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video conference.
First published: Aug 09, 2020 06:39 IST