Sunday COVID-19 Coverage: 1,392 new cases in Missouri

Sunday COVID-19 Coverage: 1,392 new cases in Missouri

The death toll in the state was recorded to be 1,412 with 15 more deaths on Friday.

Against this, 23,644 fully recovered patients returned home taking up the total of discharged patients above the million-mark, from 992,806 to 10,16,450 till date - much higher than the 169,119 active cases now in the state.

Holick said the lockdown period would have reduced the levels of Vitamin D in peoples' bodies since they were not exposed to sunlight which could enable the body to produce the vitamin from the sun. he advised people take "several thousand global units" of Vitamin D each day and to test its blood level through routine blood tests.

Dr Aaron Aguirre, a cardiologist and critical care physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, said: "Such discoveries could point to new treatment strategies or identify better markers of disease severity".

The Republic of Ireland now has 18 cases of Covid-19 in the ICU across the country, while there are 110 cases in hospitals.

World Health Organization officials said the statistics are likely to significantly underestimate the true number of cases in Africa, raising concerns that African countries were not conducting enough tests.

But other states continued to see declines.

Dr De Gascun added that it was important to get the balance right with regard to restrictions, as people need to have quality of life amid the measures.

The Delhi government has significantly ramped up testing over the past few days.

Of the over 33 million confirmed Covid-19 cases so far, 23.10% are active cases, 73.88% have recovered, and 3.02% died.

The United States, which has a population of 331 million, is the worst-hit country with 209,291 deaths from a total of 7.3m cases.

Editors note: The previous article erroneously stated figures from an earlier report on coronavirus cases in the country.

Meanwhile, the number of people sent to home quarantine increased - from 19,45,758 to 19,64,644 now - while the number of those in institutional quarantine went down from 30,571 to 30,467 on Sunday. The minister informed that the next serological survey, which was slated to begin from October 1, is likely to be delayed.

"The results of the last sero-survey are to be put first before the High Court, so, it seems there will be a delay in starting the next round, as it takes time to do preparations, so October 1 starting date it seems highly unlikely", Jain told reporters.

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