India now has the fifth-highest loss of life toll on the earth, surpassing Italy with 35,132 deaths, in accordance with Johns Hopkins University’s COVID-19 tracker. The seven-day rolling common for deaths in India is now 735, subsequent solely to the U.S. (1,075) and Brazil (1,052).
Here are the most recent updates:
9.30 am | Uttar Pradesh
Section 144 imposed in Ghaziabad forward of pageant season
Ahead of upcoming festivities, prohibitory measures beneath Section 144 of CrPC have been imposed in Ghaziabad district with the restrictions set to be in impact until August 31, mentioned district data officer Rakesh Chauhan.
The prohibitory measures have been taken by District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey holding in view Eid, Raksha Bandhan, Krishna Janmashtami festivals together with Independence Day to examine the unfold of coronavirus. No particular person will probably be allowed to hold licensed weapons.
Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) prohibits meeting of greater than 4 individuals in an space. – PTI
9 am | USA
First canine that examined constructive for COVID-19 dies in New York
A German shepherd in New York that had the primary confirmed case of COVID-19 in a canine within the US has died.
Robert and Allison Mahoney of Staten Island advised National Geographic that their 7-year-old shepherd, Buddy, developed respiration issues in mid-April after Robert had been sick with the coronavirus for a number of weeks. A veterinarian examined Buddy in May and located him constructive for the virus.
It’s unknown if the coronavirus performed a job in his loss of life. Blood assessments indicated Buddy seemingly had lymphoma, a most cancers of the immune system, veterinarians advised the household.
8.30 am | Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh sees largest spike in COVID circumstances
The State has as soon as once more witnessed the largest single-day spikes of COVID circumstances and deaths.
With 10,167 new COVID circumstances detected prior to now 24 hours, the tally mounted to 1,30,557. The loss of life toll elevated to 1,281, together with the 68 deaths reported prior to now day. The complete circumstances doubled within the final eight days as 65,844 circumstances have been
Eight am | Nagaland
Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio goes into home quarantine
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has quarantined himself at his home after a couple of staffers of his residential complicated have examined constructive for coronavirus, officers mentioned on Thursday.
The residential complicated is being sanitised and all the usual working procedures are being adopted, they mentioned.
7.30 am | Kakinada
Ex-Minister Koppana Mohana Rao dies of COVID-19
Former Minister and senior YSR Congress Party chief Koppana Mohana Rao (75) died of COVID-19 late Wednesday evening. A local of Mallam village in Pithapuram mandal, he’s survived by a daughter and a son. Mohana Rao, who was elected from the Pithapuram Assembly constituency in East Godavari district twice, had served because the Forest Minister.
Mohana Rao was declared introduced lifeless when he was taken to the Government General Hospital in Kakinada from one other hospital. He examined constructive for COVID-19, mentioned East Godavari District Medical and Health Officer M. Mallik.