Coronavirus Live Updates: India recorded its largest increase in the number of cases of coronavirus in 24 hours for a second consecutive day with 19,906 new patients, bringing the total to 5,288,859 infections, said the Ministry of Union health this morning. The country also experienced 410 COVID-19-related deaths during the period, bringing the total number of victims of the virus to 16,095.
India is the fourth most affected country in the world by the pandemic after the United States, Brazil and Russia.
Meanwhile, Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao said on Sunday that Hyderabad should be locked again to slow the spread of the coronavirus, a team of medical experts recommended and a decision will be made in three to four days. The Chief Minister, popularly known as KCR, said there was no need to panic over the growing number of COVID-19 cases and that all arrangements were in place to provide treatment for the poor .
“The medical and health services have made proposals for reimposing isolation in Hyderabad to be good. But reimposing isolation will be a very important decision. Government mechanisms and people should be ready for this,” said the head of government. The minister’s office quoted his comments.
Hyderabad has reported an increase in coronavirus cases, crossing the 10,000 mark, as the government eased some of the brakes introduced in March as part of a national COVID-19 foreclosure. On Saturday, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) identified 888 of the 1,087 new cases reported in Telangana.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in India Live updates:
Twenty-two more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Jharkhand on Sunday, bringing the state’s balance sheet to 2364, a Health Department bulletin said.
According to her, 69 people recovered from the infection and left the hospital during the day.
The recovery rate in Jharkhand is 75.84%, he added, adding that a total of 1,793 people have been cured of the disease.
Currently, the state has 559 active cases.
Twelve people have died from COVID-19 in the state since March 31. Ranchi left four dead, two in Bokaro and Hazaribag and one in Giridih, Gumla, Koderma and Simdega.
A total of 1,37,438 samples have been tested so far, he added.
Tamil Nadu: a textile manufacturing company based in Coimbatore claims to have developed PPE coveralls, reusable up to 80 washes. The general manager of the company declares: “It has the capacity to recharge the chlorine in the fabric during nearly 80 washes. It is certified antimicrobial by SITRA” pic.twitter.com/XyVdUnDIGW
– ANI (@ANI) June 29, 2020
Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma, who visited Manipur and Delhi last week, tested negative for coronavirus infection, officials said on Sunday.
The chief minister has been under house quarantine for the past four days after returning from Delhi where he took the disgruntled Imphal of the National People’s Party (NPP) from Manipur to meet with Interior Minister Amit Shah.
The first test was conducted on Mr. Sangma, who is also president of the NPP, on June 22 and the second Sunday, said a CMO official.
He had gone to Imphal, the capital of Manipur, on June 21 to meet the party’s four deputies, who had changed allegiance from the BJP-led ruling coalition to Congress. He went there again on June 23, then went to Delhi with them and returned on June 25.
As a precaution, the chief minister will be quarantined at home for four days before resuming his duties, added the official.
The CMO official said that the team of officials and police who accompanied the chief minister to Guwahati have also been tested negative and that they are also under quarantine at home.
Tamil Nadu: Karthi Velayutham (photo 4), a robotics engineer based in Coimbatore, says he has developed “ COVID-19 Smart Swab Robot ” which can collect samples for # COVID-19[FEMALE[FEMININE test. Said, “It can be operated via a smartphone using an application. It is a prototype, developed at Rs 2000.” pic.twitter.com/3lPJSA1bXH
– ANI (@ANI) June 28, 2020
More than half a million people have been killed by the new coronavirus, including nearly two-thirds in the United States and Europe, according to an AFP count at 10:00 p.m. GMT Sunday, according to official sources.
The official number of deaths for the disease now stands at 500,390 deaths for 10,099,576 cases recorded worldwide. The United States had the highest number of deaths (125,747), followed by Brazil (57,622) and the United Kingdom (43,550).
The counts, using data collected by AFP from national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO), probably only reflect a fraction of the actual number of infections.
Many countries only test the most serious cases.
Delhi on Sunday registered 2,889 new cases of coronavirus, taking the city’s toll above 83,000, while the death toll from the disease rose to 2,623, authorities said.
The number of containment zones in the city also jumped to 417 on Sunday from 315 on Saturday, according to data from the Delhi Department of Health.
On June 23, the national capital reported the highest peak of 3,947 cases. Recently, Delhi had overshadowed Mumbai as the city most affected by the pandemic in the country.
Sixty-five deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, according to the bulletin from the Delhi Department of Health.
He said the number of coronavirus deaths had risen to 2,623 and the total number of cases had risen to 83,077.