UP reports 4,475 new COVID-19 cases, 54 fresh deaths

UP reports 4,475 new COVID-19 cases, 54 fresh deaths

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PTI | Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh reported on Wednesday 4,475 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, while 54 more people died due to the infection. Additional Chief Secretary (Medical and Health) Amit Mohan Prasad said the total number of cases in the state now stands at 1,36,238 and fatalities at 2,230. He put the number...

COVID-19: 60,963 fresh cases take India's tally to 23,29,638

COVID-19: 60,963 fresh cases take India's tally to 23,29,638

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

India's COVID-19 tally went past 23 lakh on Wednesday, with a single day increase of 60,963 cases, while the recoveries surged to 16,39,599, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases in the country have mounted to 23,29,638, while the death toll climbed to 46,091 with 834 new...

Delhi records 8 deaths due to COVID-19,  lowest in over 2 months

Delhi records 8 deaths due to COVID-19, lowest in over 2 months

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The national capital recorded 1,257 fresh coronavirus cases, and eight deaths, the lowest in over two months, in the last 24 hours, authorities said on Tuesday. This is the first time in over two months that the daily number of deaths has dropped below 10, according to the Delhi government's health bulletin. On...

States must not get overawed by increase in daily positive COVID-19 cases: Health Ministry

States must not get overawed by increase in daily positive COVID-19 cases: Health Ministry

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Health Ministry on Tuesday said states should not get overawed by a "mere increase" in daily positive cases of COVID-19 and should keep pursuing the policy of aggressive testing, comprehensive tracing and tracking and efficient treatment of cases. Addressing a press briefing, Health Ministry Secretary  Rajesh Bhushan said the active...

One more succumbs to COVID-19 in Himachal, death toll 17

One more succumbs to COVID-19 in Himachal, death toll 17

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | PTI | Shimla

A 78-year-old COVID-19 positive woman succumbed to the disease in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 17, officials said. The woman died at Shri Lal Bahadur Shashtri Government Medical College in Nerchowk in Mandi, Senior Medical Superintendent Jeevanand Chauhan said. She was a resident of Mandi's Sandhole...

Two more die of coronavirus in Pondy; toll mounts to 91

Two more die of coronavirus in Pondy; toll mounts to 91

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | PTI | Puducherry

Two more people succumbed to COVID-19 and 276 fresh cases were reported on Tuesday in Puducherry, where the aggregate touched 5,900. Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao told a virtual press conference that while one patient aged 44 died at Indira Gandhi Government Medical college (IGGMC) hospital here, the other aged 69...

Telangana clocks 1,896 fresh COVID-19 cases, eight deaths

Telangana clocks 1,896 fresh COVID-19 cases, eight deaths

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | PTI | Hyderabad

Telangana recorded an addition of 1,896 new COVID-19 cases and eight more fatalities, pushing the total infection tally in the state to 82,647. The declining trend in fresh coronavirus cases continued in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), with only 338 new cases being reported, a state government bulletin said on...

Odisha reports 1,341 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths

Odisha reports 1,341 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | PTI | Bhubaneswar

Odishas COVID-19 tally rose to 48,796 with the detection of 1,341 new cases, a health department official said on Tuesday. Ten more patients lost their lives, following which the toll rose to 296, he said. Three people each died in Ganjam and Khurda district while Sunderharh, Rayagada, Puri and Balasore reported one...

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