Uttarakhand govt reduces number of people allowed to gather in a closed facility to 100 from 200; registration mandatory for all inbound persons
At 99, India’s fatality rate among the lowest globally, Health Ministry says
India’s tally rises to 94.31 lakh with 38,772 fresh cases
The number of Covid-19 cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 40,000 for the seventh time this month, taking the infection tally to 94.31 lakh, while the recoveries surged to 88,47,600, according to the Union Health Ministry’s data updated on Monday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 94,31,691 with 38,772 new infections, while the death toll climbed to 1,37,139Â after 443 more fatalities were reported.
Assam: Elementary schools to reopen from January 1
Elementary schools to reopen from January 1, 2021, in a staggered manner. Detailed SOPs (Standard Operating Procedure) will be released: Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam health minister
Delhi environment minister Gopal discharged from hospital yesterday evening
His condition is stable and he will remain in home isolation. Rai was admitted to hospital after being diagnosed with Covid.
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BJP MLA from Rajasthan’s Rajsamand Kiran Maheshwari passes away
Tamil Nadu permits all colleges to conduct classes for final year undergraduate students from December 7
Jharkhand reports 198 new cases; tally rises to 1,08,984
India continues to have one of lowest Covid deaths per million population globally: Health ministry
“India continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally (presently 99). Focussed measures to ensure a low and manageable fatality rate have resulted in daily mortality figures of less than 500,” according to the ministry.
Global Covid-19 cases top 62.6m mark: Johns Hopkins
Tamil Nadu govt extends lockdown till Dec 31
Public are allowed in beaches from Dec 14
Tamil Nadu permits all colleges to conduct classes for final year undergraduate students from December 7.
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India continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally (presently 99).
JP leader and MLA from Rajasthan’s Rajsamand, Kiran Maheshwari passes away at Medanta Hospital in Haryana’s Gurugram. She had tested positive for Covid-19 and was undergoing treatment at the hospital.
England’s Covid-19 infections down 30% during national lockdown: Survey
Covid-19 infections have fallen by 30% during England’s month-long national lockdown and the virus is now in retreat, a large-scale study of more than 100,000 volunteers showed on Monday. England began its second national lockdown on Nov. 5 to curb rapidly rising infections and protect its health system. The country is due to return to a regional approach to restrictions from Dec. 2. Levels of infection fell 30%, with 96 people per 10,000 infected between Nov. 13 and Nov. 24, according to interim results of the study by Imperial College London and Ipsos MORI.
‘Those sharing home with Covid patient at highest infection risk’
Symptomatic people with Covid-19 infection tend to spread the virus far more than those who are asymptomatic as coughing and sneezing play a key role in discharging the infection to a large distance and for a longer period of time, public health experts said while underscoring the importance of early isolation, testing and contact tracing to ensure the chain of transmission is broken.
US Covid cases top 4 million in November, doubling the record set in October
The total number of coronavirus cases in the United States for November surpassed four million on Saturday, more than double the record set in October of 1.9 million cases. And the sharp escalation is likely to continue — or grow even steeper.