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India adds 18,552 new Covid cases, tally crosses 5 lakh

The curve is not flattening as the number of active cases has climbed to around two lakh cases and is still increasing, and more than 15,000 people have died because of the virus. However, the recovery rate is rising and now stands at around 58 percent. The total number of confirmed cases includes foreigners.

With fresh 19, 459 cases being reported in the last 24 hours, India's tally coronavirus cases inched towards 5.5 lakh mark on Monday.

It is the eighth day overall this month that no new deaths have been reported within the previous 24 hours.

As of Saturday, there are 6,685 active COVID-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh. State Govt is taking measures to ensure every COVID patient gets best treatment, said Dr Sudhakar K, State Minister. "In fact, we need to show more stringent discipline", he said. Delhi has now 417 containment zones.

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At present, out of the total, 1,86,514 are active cases in the country and 2,71,697 people have been cured/discharged/migrated. Sixty-four fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours, the Delhi health department bulletin said on Wednesday.


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The suspension of elective surgeries is created to protect hospital space in the Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio areas. The number of COVID-19-positive hospital patients in Harris County, which encompasses Houston, has almost tripled since May 31.


On Friday alone, 2,20,479 samples were tested, the highest in a day since the beginning of the pandemic.

The 17th meeting of the high-level Group of Ministers (GoM) on COVID-19 was held on Saturday under the chairmanship of Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

In his presentation, K. Shivaji, chairman of the Empowered Group-10, said the stipulated redress time for COVID-19 grievances was brought down from the usual 60 days for normal public grievances to three days. While police and civic body officials will patrol city roads and enforce the mask rule and social distancing, the public can also do their bit and ask every other person to follow them, Bengaluru Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao said in a series of tweets as the government stepped up efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus. "The total number of samples tested, up to June 28 is 83,98,362", the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said in a statement. India now has 1026 diagnostic laboratories, including 741 in the government sector and 285 in the private sector, he said.

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