Coronavirus India Live: Recovery rate crosses 70 per cent, over 6.61 lakh active COVID19 cases

Coronavirus COVID19 cases Vaccine Live Unlock Lockdown news: Total coronavirus cases in India are 24,61,191. India has recorded 64,553 cases and 1007 COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours. Out of the daily cases, 7,973 are new Coronavirus cases. In the past 24 hours, 55,573 COVID patients have been discharged in the country taking the overall recovery rate to 71.17 per cent. India’s Coronavirus fatality rate stood at 1.96 per cent. However, a number of states saw the highest single-day spike in COVID19 cases. Lockdown norms in states have been relaxed on the occasion of Independence Day.

Meanwhile, Oxford-AstraZeneca has announced that human trials of its potential coronavirus vaccine candidate will end by November, and mass production will begin from 2021. The US government has signed a multi-billion dollar deal with Moderna for the supply of the COVID19 vaccine when it is ready.

In India, there are 6,61,595 active coronavirus cases, so far 17,51,555 COVID19 positive patients have recovered and 48,040 COVID19 positive patients have died due to the highly contagious disease, according to data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Delhi has recorded 956 new coronavirus cases, taking the total tally to 1,49,460 even as the death toll stood at 4,167. Mumbai recorded 1,200 new coronavirus patients pushing the tally to 1,27,571, and the death toll stood at 6,988. Among the states, Goa, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, and Odisha have recorded the highest daily cases. Maharashtra has reported 11,813 new COVID-19 cases and 413 coronavirus related deaths. With this, cases tally rose to 5,60,126 and death toll at 19,063.

India had tested 8,48,728 samples for Coronavirus taking the total number of testing to 2,76,94,416, India Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said in a statement.

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Coronavirus India Live: PM Modi revolutionized war against COVID19, says BJP President

“Western nations are confused about humanity and economic activities. Medical ability of superpowers broke down in March. PM Narendra Modi led 130 crore Indians and revolutionized war against COVID19,” said BJP president JP Nadda.

Coronavirus India Live: Debit, credit card use during COVID19 pandemic

Value of transactions through credit and debit cards have reached pre-COVID levels after witnessing a major drop in April. The same has jumped 111% in June as compared to April this year, when India was under one of the strictest lockdowns in the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the data by the central bank. Transactions using debt and credit cards soared to Rs 1,05,266 crore in June, more than double the figures of Rs 49,807 crore in April, latest data available with the RBI said. Card use fell from Rs 1,15,877 crore in March as trade and business were brought to a grinding halt amid the pandemic

Coronavirus COVID19 vaccine latest: China vaccine and Indonesia

More people in Indonesia rolled up their sleeves on Friday to test a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by a Chinese company. The Indonesian government announced the partnership between state-owned enterprise Bio Farma and the Chinese company Sinovac BioTech in early July. As part of the deal, Indonesia recruited 1,620 volunteers for the trial. The first 20 were injected with the candidate vaccine in Bandung, West Java province, on Tuesday, and more followed suit.

Coronavirus India Live: Odisha reports 1977 new COVID19 cases

1,977 new COVID19 cases, 1,422 new recoveries, and 10 deaths reported in Odisha on August 13. The total number of positive cases in the state stands at 54,630, including 16,353 active cases, 37,900 recovered cases, and 324 deaths till date, State Health Department of Odisha said.

Coronavirus COVID19 vaccine latest: Know 8 candidates that have entered Phase 3 human trials

Eight experimental Coronavirus vaccines have entered the Phase 3 human trials. Out of the eight candidates, four are from China. These are the Beijing Institute of Biological Products-Sinopharm, Wuhan Institute of Biological Products-Sinopharm, Sinovac, and Cansino. Others are the University of Oxford-AstraZeneca, Moderna-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and Pfizer-BioNTech and Russia’s ‘World’s first coronavirus vaccine’.

Coronavirus COVID19 vaccine latest status

Over 160 vaccine candidates are in pre-clinical or clinical trials. Out of the total, 29 are in clinical trials. Eight are in final stages, phase-III of human trials. At least eight candidate vaccines being developed in India. Two of these have entered phase -II trials after completing phase-I.

Coronavirus India Live: State-wise total death toll so far

Of the total 48,040 deaths, Maharashtra has reported the maximum at 19,063, followed by Tamil Nadu (5,397), Delhi(4,167), Karnataka (3,613), Gujarat (2,731), Andhra Pradesh (2,378), Uttar Pradesh (2,280), West Bengal (2,259) and Madhya Pradesh (1,065). So far, 833 people have died of COVID-19 in Rajasthan, 706 in Punjab, 674 in Telangana, 511 in Haryana, 509 in Jammu and Kashmir, 426 in Bihar, 314 in Odisha, 209 in Jharkhand, 169 in Assam, 143 in Uttarakhand and 129 in Kerala. Chhattisgarh has registered 114 deaths, Puducherry 102, Goa 91, Tripura 46, Chandigarh 27, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 22, Himachal Pradesh 19, Manipur 13, Ladakh nine, Nagaland eight, Meghalaya six, Arunachal Pradesh four, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu two and Sikkim one.

Coronavirus India Live: State-wise daily death cases

Out of the 1,007 fresh deaths reported in the last 24 hours across the country, Maharashtra accounted for the highest number of fatalities at 413, followed by Tamil Nadu (119), Karnataka (103), Andhra Pradesh (82), West Bengal (56), Uttar Pradesh (50), Punjab (31), Gujarat (18), Madhya Pradesh (17), Delhi (14), Jharkhand (12), Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan (11 each) and Bihar (10). Nine fatalities each have been reported from Odisha and Telangana, eight each from Assam and Haryana, six from Puducherry, five from Chhattisgarh, three each from Kerala and Uttarakhand, two each from Goa and Tripura, while Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh and Manipur have registered one fatality each.

Coronavirus India Live: Brief details of COVID19 cases

India’s COVID-19 caseload surpassed 24 lakh on Friday after 64,553 people tested positive in a day, and the recoveries rose to over 17 lakh, the Health Ministry said. With 17,51,555 people defeating the disease, the recovery rate has surged to 71.17 per cent. The caseload increased to 24,61,190, while the death toll climbed to 48,040 with 1,007 people succumbing to the disease in 24 hours, the ministry data updated at 8 am showed. The fatality rate has declined to 1.95 per cent. There are more than 6.60 lakh active cases, which is 26.88 per cent of the total cases. India had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7. According to ICMR, more than 2.76 crore samples have been tested, with 8,48,728 being tested on Thursday, the highest in a day.

Coronavirus India Live: Haryana records 793 new COVID19 cases

Haryana has recorded 793 new COVID19 cases in the state, total tally at 44,817, active cases stood at 6,820; toll rose to 511 with 8 more deaths.

Coronavirus India Live: COVID19 treatment cost in Telangana

Telangana High Court has directed the state government to take action against private hospitals that are allegedly charging excessively for COVID19 treatment in violation of guidelines and beyond prescribed rates.

Coronavirus India Live: West Bengal records highest single day spike

West Bengal has recorded a single-day spike of 2,997 fresh cases takes COVID-19 tally in West Bengal to 1,07,323; death toll rises to 2,259 with 56 fatalities, State Health Department said.

Coronavirus India Live: COVID19 lockdown and electricity

Every degree rise in heat index resulted in 187 megawatt increase in electricity demand during COVID-19 lockdown, which was six per cent higher than in 2019, according to a new analysis. The analysis by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) was on electricity demand and its correlation with weather data during the successive stages of lockdown and unlocking in Delhi.

Coronavirus India Live: Latest status of Kailash Kund lake yatra

The annual pilgrimage to the holy Kailash Kund lake located at an altitude of 14,700 feet has been cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an official said on Thursday. The 10-day pilgrimage had already been cut short to three days, allowing only the ‘Chhari Mubarak’ (holy mace of Lord Shiva) procession to the lake through traditional Himalayan route, they said.

Coronavirus India Live: India, Australia will overcome health, social, economic impacts of COVID19, says PM Scott Morrison

“Our partnership is geared for the common good of our region and the global community, and this will be critical as we work to overcome the health, social and economic impacts of the COVID19 pandemic,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

Coronavirus India Live: Telangana records 1,912 new COVID19 cases

Telangana has recorded 1,921 new COVID19 cases, 1,210 recovered cases and 9 deaths reported in Telangana on August 13 till 8 pm, taking the total number of cases to 88,396 in the state. Out of the total, 23,438 active cases, 64,284 recoveries, and 674 deaths reported so far, Telangana Health Department said.

Coronavirus India Live: Music resonates during COVID19 lockdown

In Uttarakhand, recording studios have been set up by local music artists in Haldwani to help local singers and music composers amid the COVID19 pandemic. Artists say, “We used to do a lot of live events but there’s no work now. We thought of taking our talent to people via social media.” A local artist said, “We are doing this so that we don’t face problems after lockdown. If we don’t do anything during lockdown then marketing will be very difficult after it. Our priority is to ensure that people know about Uttarakhand just like other local music industries.”

Coronavirus India Live: India will win against COVID19 soon, says Harsh Vardhan

There has been no such day in previous months when the recovery rate of a day is not better than its previous day and the fatality rate of a day is not less than its previous day. People and COVID warriors have fought strongly against COVID19 and will win soon, said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

Coronavirus India Live: COVID19 Recovery rate is over 70 per cent, fatality rate below 2 per cent

In India, active coronavirus cases stand at 27.27 per cent, recovery rate has gone up to 70.77 per cent and the fatality rate is 1.96 per cent, as per data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Coronavirus India Live: Latest status of Covid19 vaccine Russia

The World Health Organization says the vaccine approved by Russia this week is not among the nine that it considers in the advanced stages of testing. WHO and partners have included nine experimental COVID-19 vaccines within an investment mechanism it is encouraging countries to join, known as the Covax facility. The initiative allows countries to invest in several vaccines to obtain early access, while theoretically providing funding for developing countries.

Coronavirus India Live: Over 64K COVID19 cases, 1007 deaths in last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, India has recorded 64,553 Coronavirus cases and 1007 COVID19 related deaths.

Coronavirus India Live: Over 24.61 lakh cases recorded

In India, there are 661595 active coronavirus cases, 17,51,555 persons have been cured and 48040 people have died. Total cases in India are 24,61,190.

Coronavirus India Live: Vaishno Devi yatra to resume from August 16

In Jammu and Kashmir, Vaishno Devi yatra will resume from August 16, nearly 5 months after it was suspended due to COVID-19. A local in Katra says, “Only 500 pilgrims will be allowed per day. The government should allow more people with a condition that they produce COVID-19 negative certificate.

Coronavirus India Live: Mizoram records 657 COVID19 cases

The total coronavirus cases in Mizoram rises to 657, including 343 cured or discharged. Active cases stand at 314, the state government said.

Coronavirus India Live: COVID19 treatment rates in UP

RP Singh, Chief Medical Officer Lucknow, has issued hospital rates for per day of admission in the wake of COVID19 pandemic. The state government has fixed Rs 10,000 for isolation beds including supportive care and oxygen, Rs 15,000 for ICU without need for ventilator care, and Rs 18,000 for ICU with ventilator care.

Coronavirus India Live: Over 2.76 crore samples tested for COVID19

2,76,94,416 samples tested for COVID19 up to August 13. Of these, 8,48,728 samples were tested yesterday, said India Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in a statement.

Around the world, there are 20,778,947 coronavirus cases as the US, Brazil, India, Russia and South Africa are the worst affected countries. A total of 7,53,283 COVID19 deaths have been recorded as the US, Brazil, Mexico, India, and the UK have seen the most number of demises.

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