7 PM Bulletin-Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE | India Updates as on 02.12.20

Advisory for Corona virus
Advisory for Corona virus
  • Maharashtra: A gradual rise in recovered cases of Covid 19 is being witnessed as the cured patients outnumbered those infected in the last 24 hours. Recovery rate of COVID-19 in Maharashtra stands at 92.49 percent while the case fatality rate is 2.58 percent.  For the first time after seven months, Mumbai recorded Covid mortality in single digit of 9 on Tuesday.   The number of active cases in the state now stands at 89,098.
  • Gujarat: Gujarat High Court has ordered compulsory community service at COVID-19 care centres for those who do not wear masks and directed State Government to issue a notification.  Meanwhile, Gujarat has capped the rate for Covid 19 RT-PCR test at Rs 800.  The number of active cases in the state is 14,885.
  • Rajasthan:  A central team is on a visit to Jaipur today to review COVID 19 situation in Rajasthan. The central team led by Dr. Vinod Kumar Paul, member of NITI Aayog had state level review of COVID 19 infection with officials of Health Department this morning. The situation of infection in Jaipur and Jodhpur was also reviewed. There has been a decline in new cases in the state in the last one week. But a large number of cases are being reported in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota and 34 percent of all active cases are in Jaipur alone, while about 22 percent active patients are in Jodhpur.
  • Assam: In Assam, 222 more people tested positive for COVID-19 and 135 patients discharged yesterday. Total cases rise to 212998, total discharged patients 208528, active 3486 and 981 total death.
  • Kerala: State Government has revised Covid-19 investigation guidelines. Accordingly, RTPCR test will be conducted for those aged more than 60 years, pregnant women, children with malnutrition in the beginning of containment period itself. Also all inmates of old age homes will be subjected to RTPCR test once in a month. Meanwhile, the state-run Kerala State Drugs and Pharmaceutical Ltd. has produced over 2.5 lakh litres of sanitizer to be used in the local body polls. It will be used in 34,780 booths in the state during next week’s local body polls. This is the first ever election to be held in in Kerala after the Covid-19 outbreak. The Online booking for additional coupons for the darshan at the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple has begun today. The number of devotees on weekdays has been raised from the previous 1,000 to 2,000.
  • Tamil Nadu: CM EdappadiPalaniswami chaired review meeting ahead of cyclone Burevi’s expected arrival; CM said that nine NDRF teams have been deployed to Madurai, Kanniyakumari, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli districts. “Officials have been directed to evacuate people living in low-lying areas. Basic necessities would be arranged at such centres, which would also provide hand sanitiser and ensure physical distancing,” he said. Southern Railways to operate nine more special trains; reservations for the nine special trains will be opened at 8 am on December 2nd.
  • Karnataka: Covaxin trails are going to be successful in the state and Karnataka is fully prepared for the distribution of Covid-19 vaccine, said Health & Medical Education Minister Dr.K.Sudhakar. He was speaking here after the launch of 3rd phase clinical trials of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin in Vydehi Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre. In view of Covid, State Technical Advisory Committee has recommend that New Year public celebration be banned and night curfew be imposed from Dec 26 to Jan 1.
  • Andhra Pradesh: State on Tuesday filed a petition in the High Court challenging the State Election Commission’s (SEC) decision to conduct local elections in February 2021. Panchayat Raj department principal secretary Gopal Krishna Dwivedi stated that it was a unilateral decision and urged the High Court to direct the SEC not to conduct elections in February without proper consultations. Mr Dwivedi urged the court to cancel the orders issued by the SEC for conduct of the local elections, stating that public health is the priority of the government and the entire government machinery is engaged in containing the spread of Covid-19.
  • Telangana: 565 new cases, 925 recoveries & 1 death reported in the last 24 hours; Total cases: 2,70,883; Active cases: 9,266; Deaths: 1462; Discharges: 2,60,155 with a recovery rate of 96.03 per cent, while the countrywide recovery rate is 94 per cent. Hyderabad records final voting percentage of 46.6% in GHMC elections as against 45.29% recorded in 2016 and 42.04% recorded in 2009.

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