Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey on Tuesday instructed the Rajya Sabha that solely 10 States — Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu , Chhattisgarh, Telengana, Odisha, Assam and Kerala — contribute 77% of lively instances within the nation.
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Aurobindo collaborates with CSIR for COVID-19 vaccine
Aurobindo Pharma mentioned it would undertake scientific growth and commercialisation of COVID-19 vaccines being developed by three CSIR laboratories.
Separately, additionally it is growing a vaccine for the virus by its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary Auro Vaccines, a mission supported by the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC).
12.30 pm | Delhi
Cases of COVID-19, dengue co-infection rising
Delhi is registering an increase in co-infection of dengue and COVID-19 with medical doctors now warning that this mix may improve the severity of each ailments.
“Most cases of COVID-19 and dengue are asymptomatic (about 80%), and in a setting of co-infection one disease might enhance the severity of the other,” Ashutosh Biswas, professor of Medicine at AIIMS-Delhi, instructed The Hindu.
Arunachal CM checks optimistic for COVID-19
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu examined optimistic for COVID-19 a day after assembly Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.
“I had undergone Covid test RT-PCR and have tested positive for Covid19. I am asymptomatic and feeling healthy. However as per SOP and safety of others, I am self-isolating myself and request everyone who came in contact with me to adhere to the SOP,” he tweeted on Tuesday.
In 11 days, COVID-19 instances in India cross 50-lakh mark from 40 lakh
India’s COVID-19 tally of instances galloped previous 50 lakh, simply 11 days after it crossed 40 lakh, with 90,123 infections being reported in a day, whereas recoveries surged to 39,42,360 on Wednesday, in keeping with the Union Health Ministry knowledge.
The whole coronavirus instances mounted to 50,20,359, whereas the demise toll climbed to 82,066 with a file 1,290 individuals succumbing to the illness in a span of 24 hours, the information up to date at Eight a.m. confirmed.
India’s COVID-19 instances jumped from 10 lakh to 20 lakh in 21 days. Then it took 16 extra days to race previous 30 lakh, 13 days extra to cross the 40-lakh mark and 11 days to go previous 50 lakh.
It took 110 days for the COVID-19 instances within the nation to succeed in one lakh whereas it had taken 59 days extra to go previous the 10-lakh submit.
Serum Institute will get DCGI nod to renew scientific trial of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine
Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) V.G. Somani has gave permission to Serum Institute of India (SII) to renew scientific trial of the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate within the nation whereas revoking its earlier order of suspending any new recruitment for part two and three trial.
Jharkhand slashes COVID-19 check fee at non-public labs to ₹1,500
The Jharkhand authorities on Tuesday slashed the utmost worth of RT-PCR checks for COVID-19 to be charged by non-public laboratories to ₹1,500, officers mentioned.
The state authorities on June 29 had capped the speed at ₹2,400.
The determination was taken in view of the autumn in charges of the kits and associated objects required to conduct the checks, officers mentioned.
Action might be taken towards any non-public lab that expenses greater than the mounted fee, as per an order issued by the federal government.
9.00 am | Karnataka
Case reporting drops as medical doctors strike
With authorities medical doctors in Karnataka on a strike, fewer variety of COVID-19 optimistic instances and discharges had been recorded within the State on Tuesday. Many medical doctors throughout the State have determined to not replace the experiences until the federal government meets their calls for.
While the medical doctors are treating sufferers and attending to different duties, they don’t seem to be importing experiences associated to COVID-19 and underneath the National Health Mission.
India has been in a position to ‘distribute the curve’ of COVID-19 an infection as a consequence of ‘very effective lockdown’: ICMR
Amid a spurt in COVID-19 instances, the federal government on Tuesday mentioned India learnt from the expertise of countries that suffered excessive mortalities and was in a position to “distribute the curve” of coronavirus an infection as a consequence of a “very effective” lockdown and keep away from the “huge peak” these nations had when it comes to deaths.
Insurance scheme for health staff prolonged for six months
The ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package insurance scheme for health workers fighting COVID-19’ has now been prolonged for one more 180 days, mentioned the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.
The scheme was introduced on March 30 for 90 days and was prolonged for 90 days (as much as Sept. 25).
7.00 am | Telangana
Telangana’s every day COVID bulletin lastly introduced updated
Certain figures within the Telangana media bulletin, which had unusually remained fixed for greater than two weeks, lastly seem to have been up to date. However, the information of people that died of COVID-19 and as a consequence of co-morbidities stays unchanged since one-and-a-half months.