Amit Shah, BS Yediyurappa test positive for COVID-19; India case count crosses 17 lakh

Amit Shah, BS Yediyurappa test positive for COVID-19; India case count crosses 17 lakh

Amit Shah, BS Yediyurappa take a look at constructive for COVID-19; India case depend crosses 17 lakh

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Karnataka chief minsiter BS Yediyurappa is the most recent amongst distinguished public figures within the nation to have contracted COVID-19 whereas Uttar Pradesh minister Kamal Rani Verma succumbed to the virus on Sunday

As India’s coronavirus case depend crossed 17 lakh on Sunday, Union Residence Minister Amit Shah stated he has examined constructive for the an infection —  the primary Indian Cupboard minister to contract the novel coronavirus.

The viral an infection additionally reached different high political leaders from the BJP, together with Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa and Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit. Uttar Pradesh BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh and the states Jal Shakti minister Mahendra Singh additionally contracted the virus whereas Uttar Pradesh cupboard minister for Technical Training Kamal Rani Varun succumbed to the illness.

India’s 54,735 new instances have been down from the day past’s report 57,118 however raised the whole to 17,50,723 and toll from the virus to 37,364 with 853 fatalities reported on Sunday.

The month of July, in response to AP, accounted for greater than 11 lakh of these instances. Seeing the rising instances, the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council introduced on Sunday that the IPL 2020 might be held within the UAE between 19 September and 10 November, whereas permitting limitless replacements as a result of precarious well being state of affairs. The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) in a press release stated that the Ladies’s T20 problem too might be held within the UAE.

BJP leaders together with Shah, Yediyurappa take a look at constructive

Union Residence Minister Amit Shah stated he has examined adverse for the virus and might be admitted to a hospital on physician’s recommendation though his well being was advantageous. An in depth confidant of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 55-year-old Shah made the announcement on Twitter.

The house minister additionally requested those that had are available in contact with him in the previous couple of days to get examined for coronavirus and isolate themselves. It was not formally disclosed the place Shah was admitted however stories stated that Shah had been admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.

The final recognized public perform which Shah attended was on Saturday on the Indira Gandhi Nationwide Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) the place he addressed a webinar on the event of the 100th loss of life anniversary of Bal Gangadhar Tilak. About 50 folks have been bodily current on the occasion. Authorities sources informed new company PTI that the house minister was additionally current on the final assembly of the Union Cupboard held on Wednesday.

Union minister Babul Supriyo stated that he was going into self-isolation as he had met Shah.

Late at evening, Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa stated that he has additionally examined constructive for the virus and is being hospitalised on physician’s recommendation though the an infection is delicate.

Earlier, Uttar Pradesh minister Mahendra Singh additionally examined constructive for COVID-19, a state authorities official informed PTI. “He examined constructive for COVID-19 round two-three days in the past,” he stated.

The chief of Uttar Pradesh’s BJP unit, Swatantra Dev Singh, additionally stated he has examined constructive for COVID-19 and has quarantined himself at his house as per medical doctors’ recommendation.

On Sunday, Kamal Rani Varun, the one girl cupboard minister within the Uttar Pradesh, succumbed to COVID-19 at a hospital in Lucknow. She was 62. The Technical Training minister, who examined constructive for COVID-19 on 18 July, breathed her final on the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPIMS). She had comorbidities, together with diabetes, hypertension and hyperthyroidism, a senior physician on the hospital informed PTI.

Tamil Nadu governor exams constructive

In Chennai, the Kauvery Hospital in a bulletin stated that Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit (additionally a former BJP MP) has examined constructive for COVID-19, however has been suggested house isolation since his an infection is delicate.

The 80-year previous Purohit was on self-isolation since July 29 after three folks within the Raj Bhavan examined constructive for the coronavirus.

Purohit “examined constructive for COVID-19,” hospital government director Dr Aravindan Selvaraj stated within the bulletin.

“He’s asymptomatic and clinically steady,” it stated, including the governor underwent additional exams and evaluation on the hospital positioned at Alwarpet space of town.

“Because the an infection is delicate, he has been suggested house isolation and might be monitored by the medical workforce of Kauvery Hospital,” it added.

Amitabh Bachchan discharged

In the meantime, megastar Amitabh Bachchan stated that he has examined adverse for COVID-19 and might be quarantined at house.

The 77-year-old actor was admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital together with son Abhishek after testing constructive for COVID-19 on 11 July. Abhishek, nonetheless, stated he’s nonetheless COVID-19 constructive and can stay below medical care.

India stories 54,735 new instances, 853 deaths

India’s COVID-19 tally reached 17.5 lakh on Sunday, simply two days after it went previous 16 lakh. As many as  54,735 new instances and 853 fatalities have been recorded within the 24 hours ending Eight am on Sunday.

That is the fourth consecutive day that COVID-19 instances have elevated by greater than 50,000

However recoveries additionally rose to over 11 lakh day, in response to the Union Well being Ministry information up to date within the morning. There are 5,67,730 energetic instances of coronavirus an infection within the nation at current.

The restoration fee amongst COVID-19 sufferers has risen to 65.44 % whereas the fatality fee has additional dropped to 2.13 %, stated the well being ministry.

In keeping with the ICMR, a cumulative complete of 1,98,21,831 samples have been examined as much as 1 August with, 4,63,172 samples being examined on Saturday.

Of the 853 recent deaths reported on Sunday, 322 are from Maharashtra, 99 from Tamil Nadu, 98 from Karnataka, 58 from Andhra Pradesh, 48 from West Bengal, 47 from Uttar Pradesh, 26 from Delhi, 23 from Gujarat, 19 from Punjab, 16 from Rajasthan, 13 from Bihar, 11 every from Telangana and Jammu and Kashmir and 10 from Odisha.

Of the whole 37,364 deaths, Maharashtra has reported the utmost at 15,316 adopted by 4,034 in Tamil Nadu, 3,989 in Delhi, 2,464 in Gujarat, 2,412 in Karnataka, 1,677 in Uttar Pradesh, 1,629 in West Bengal, 1,407 in Andhra Pradesh and 876 in Madhya Pradesh.

The well being ministry burdened that greater than 70 % of the deaths occurred as a result of comorbidities.

Mizoram, Goa see report jumps in new instances

Through the day, many states together with Mizoram, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra reported new instances and deaths

Mizoram reported its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 with 55 folks being contaminated with the lethal virus, taking the northeastern
state’s caseload to 468. Goa too reported a report spike of 337 COVID-19 instances, propelling the an infection depend within the coastal state to six,530, whereas the loss of life of 5 folks elevated the toll to 53.

With the addition of 9,509 instances, Maharashtra’s COVID-19 case depend reached 4,41,228 on Sunday whereas the toll rose to 15,576 with 260 folks succumbing to the an infection throughout the day.

Tamil Nadu recorded 5,875 new COVID-19 instances taking the mixture complete to 2.57 lakh until date, whereas 98 extra folks succumbed to the virus on Sunday. Andhra Pradesh noticed a marginal dip in its numbers. In opposition to the 9,276 instances on Saturday after three days of 10,000 odd infections, recent infections within the state additional slid to eight,555, taking the general depend to 1.58 lakh.

The toll mounted to 1,474 with 67 new casualties within the final 24 hours whereas 6,272 extra coronavirus sufferers recovered, the most recent authorities bulletin stated.

IPL 2020 to happen in UAE

As instances continued to spike, the Indian Premier League’s Governing Council on Sunday determined to carry the  IPL 2020 in UAE and authorized COVID-19 substitutions for the occasion. The event might be performed from 19 September to 10  November at three venues within the UAE — Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi —topic to authorities approval, which is anticipated within the subsequent couple of days.

“The 53-day event will witness 10 afternoon matches beginning at 15:30 IST whereas the night matches will begin at 19:30 IST,” said a launch from the BCCI.

In one other main determination, the IPL GC additionally authorized the ladies’s IPL.

“Ladies’s T20 Problem will even happen within the UAE and can comprise three groups with 4 matches to be performed throughout the IPL Playoff week,” said the Board’s press launch.

Well being ministry points recent pointers for worldwide vacationers flying to India

In one other growth, the well being ministry issued revised pointers for worldwide travellers arriving in India. In keeping with the brand new pointers, passengers flying to India from Eight August can skip institutional quarantine in the event that they submit COVID-19 adverse take a look at stories. The RT-PCR take a look at ought to have been performed inside 96 hours previous to endeavor the journey.

The take a look at report ought to be uploaded on the portal www.newdelhiairport.in for consideration, the rules said.

In keeping with the rules, all passengers are required to submit an endeavor on www.newdelhiairport.in that they’re prepared to endure seven days necessary institutional quarantine at their very own expense, adopted by seven days house quarantine.

“In the event that they want to search such exemption, they shall apply on the net portal at the very least 72 hours earlier than boarding. The choice taken by the federal government as communicated on the portal might be last,” it stated.

Every passenger shall additionally submit a declaration with respect to authenticity of the report and might be responsible for felony prosecution, if discovered in any other case. The take a look at report may be produced upon arrival on the level of entry at airport in India, it stated.

The rules additionally included guidelines to be adopted whereas boarding and de-boarding in addition to throughout the journey.

With inputs from PTI


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