COVID19 cases double in Bengaluru in 5 days; record surge in Karnataka

COVID19 cases double in Bengaluru in 5 days; record surge in Karnataka

The recovery rate continues to be robust at 58.24%.

An low-cost, widely used steroid dexamethasone was included in the treatment protocols for COVID-19 patients in moderate to severe stages of illness among other therapeutic measures by the Union health ministry on Saturday.

Maharashtra so far has reported 1,47,741 cases, including 6,931 deaths. "Sunday, 16,095 deaths related to novel coronavirus have been recorded in the country", reads information released by the ministry. There are 305 active cases and 655 personnel have recovered till date, said BSF. While 14,215 patients have been discharged, 649 deaths have been recorded so far, it said.

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The number of containment zones in Delhi has risen to 417.

States with more than 10,000 cases include Gujarat with 30,095 cases and 1,771 deaths, Uttar Pradesh (20,943), Rajasthan (16,660), Madhya Pradesh (12,798), West Bengal (16,190), Haryana (12,884), Karnataka, (11,005), Andhra Pradesh (11,489) and Telangana (12,349) cases.

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.

Recoveries exceed active casesThe gap between recoveries and active cases of Covid-19 has crossed 1,00,000, the Union health ministry said on Sunday. 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 number of government labs has been increased to 726 and private labs have increased to 266, a total of 992.

2,31,095 samples were tested yesterday and the total number of samples tested up to 27 June is 82,27,802, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

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