511 fresh Covid-19 cases, 29 deaths reported in Gujarat in last 24 hours
Highlights: Union Home Minister Amit Shah after meeting Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal this morning said that Covid-19 testing will be doubled in the national capital in next few days.
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Highlights: A new surge of cases in China has caused fears of a second wave. Xinfadi market in Beijing was closed down after several new cases connected to the seafood and vegetable market were reported. Several states in the US reported a new surge in cases with Washington’s medical authorities warning of a substantial increase.
Coronavirus cases continue to surge in India as Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat continue to report a high number of cases. As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India today registered 9,195 deaths and 320,922 cases due to the virus. Once Covid-19 free, the northeastern region’s states are now reporting a large number of cases with Assam and Tripura leading the tally in terms of cases.
425 more Covid-19 cases reported in Nepal in the last 24 hours
425 more Covid-19 cases reported in Nepal in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country is now at 5760, including 19 deaths: Nepal Health Ministry
Updated Clinical Management Protocol for Covid-19 has been released in which drug Remdesivir has been included as “investigational therapy”
An updated Clinical Management Protocol for Covid-19 has been released by Ministry of Health in which drug Remdesivir has been included as “investigational therapy” only for restricted emergency use purposes along with off label use of Tocilizumab and Convalescent Plasma: Govt of India
Andhra Pradesh reports 253 new Covid-19 cases and 2 deaths in last 24 hours
Andhra Pradesh reports 253 new Covid-19 cases and 2 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the state to 4841 including 2034 active cases and 84 deaths: State Health Department
Joint team of doctors, Delhi Health Dept, AIIMS and 3 Municipal Corporation of Delhi will visit all Covid-19 hospitals in Delhi: Amit Shah
A joint team of doctors of Health Dept of GOI, Delhi Health Dept, AIIMS and the 3 Municipal Corporation of Delhi will visit all Covid-19 hospitals in Delhi and inspect the health systems and preparedness to fight the disease and prepare a report: Union Home Minister Amit Shah
Bi-directional relationship between Covid-19 and diabetes
The New England Journal of Medicine published a letter by Stephanie A. Amiel from King's College London in the UK where the researcher outlined that new-onset diabetes were observed in Covid-19 patients alongside atypical metabolic complications from already existing diabetes.
Covid testing to be doubled in Delhi in next few days, says Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah also said that testing for Covid-19 in Delhi will be doubled in the next few days and will be tripled in six days, reports ANI.
In view of shortage of beds for #COVID19 patients in Delhi, Modi govt at Center has decided to immediately give 500 railway coaches to Delhi. These railway coaches won't only increase 8000 beds in Delhi but these coaches will be equipped with all facilities to fight COVID19: HM— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2020
60% of beds in private hospitals to be provided at low rates, says Amit Shah
Home Minister Amit Shah after his meeting with Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that a committee has been formed to provide 60% of beds in private hospitals for Covid-19 patients at low rates.
Govt to provide railway coaches to in view of shortage of beds in Delhi: Amit Shah
Home Minister Amit Shah said that the Narendra Modi government will provide 500 railway coaches in view of shortage of beds for Covid-19 patients in Delhi, reports PTI.
Assam reports 43 new cases, tally goes up to 3,943
Assam reported 43 cases with districts Nagaon, Golaghat and Kamrup accounting for 34 cases.
📌Alert ~ 43 new #COVID19+ cases reported— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 14, 2020
14 Nagaon, 10 Golaghat, 10 Kamrup, 2 Jorhat, 2 Baksa, 2 Chirang, 1 Karbi Anglong, 1 Dhemaji, 1 Bongaigaon
↗️Total cases 3943
↗️Active cases 2127
12:35 PM /June 14/Day's total as of now 43#AssamCovidCount pic.twitter.com/rSk4sPcb4d
Meghalaya has recorded three recoveries
3 persons belonging to southwest Garo Hills have recovered from Covid-19. There are 17 active cases in the state.
3 more persons from South West Garo Hills have recovered after testing negative twice.— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) June 14, 2020
Total Active cases 17
Total recovered 26
Russia's low death rates raise concern
WHO said that the lower number of death rates in Russia is unusual. Tatyana Golikova, the nation's deputy PM was quick to deny the allegations raised by Western media and critics, “We have never manipulated the official statistics,” she said.
Covid-19 cases in Odisha nearing 4,000-mark; 186 new cases reported
186 more people tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the state to 3,909, the state health department said, reports ANI.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal arrives at MHA, to meet Home Minister Amit Shah
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal arrived at the Ministry of Home affairs after state health minister Satyendra Jain. The chief minister will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan regarding the Covid-19 situation in the national capital, reports ANI.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrives at Ministry of Home Affairs, for meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan over #COVID19 situation in the national capital. pic.twitter.com/N8INlGBjUe— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2020
Rajasthan reports 131 new cases
The state health department said the state has 12,532 cases with 286 deaths.
Rajasthan reports 131 new #COVID19 cases and 4 deaths till 10:30 am today, taking the total number of positive cases and deaths to 12532 and 286 respectively: State Health Department pic.twitter.com/Uty9tUhxjH— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2020
First published: Jun 14, 2020 07:01 IST