7 PM Bulletin-Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE | India Updates as on 10.08.20

Advisory for Corona virus
Advisory for Corona virus
  • Punjab: On the directives of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Medical Education & Research Department has set up four new Covid viral testing labs to enhance the total daily testing capacity to 4000 tests during September 2020 with 1000 tests per day per lab in the state. Apart from this, the total viral testing capacity in three Medical Colleges at Patiala, Amritsar and Faridkot would also be ramped up to 5000 tests per day per college by August 31.
  • Maharashtra:  Worst hit Maharashtra on Sunday reported 390 deaths, its highest so far in five months of the pandemic, while for the second day in a row, the state added over 12,000 Covid-19 cases.  The cumulative death toll of the state stood at 17,757. With the addition of 12,248 cases, the overall Covid-19 tally has jumped to 5.15 lakh cases. In a silver lining though, the state reported more discharges than daily additions- a record 13,348 people were discharged on Sunday, taking total discharges to 3,51,710
  • Gujarat:  Even as Covid 19 cases in Ahmedabad are stabilizing, the number of patients requiring ICU care and ventilator support is on the rise. 60% of ICU beds and 70.6% of ICU beds with ventilators are occupied in the city.  Meanwhile, the Gujarat government has increased the fine for not wearing face mask in public places in the state to Rs 1,000 from Rs 500 announced earlier.
  • Rajasthan: The state reported 598 new cases till 10:30 am on Monday, pushing the state’s COVID19 tally to 53,095.  According to the Rajasthan health department’s bulletin, six deaths were reported on Monday, taking the death toll to 795.
  • Madhya Pradesh: The state needs more High-dependency unit (HDU) and Intensive care unit (ICU) beds and ones with oxygen as Covid-19 cases have increased in the state alarmingly during the unlock period in the past seven weeks. MP has 9,009 active cases as on date. In view of the Corona pandemic, the ensuing festivals like Ganesh Utsav, Moharram and Janmashtmi will not be celebrated publicly in the state. Independence Day will also be celebrated on a limited scale.
  • Goa:  The state recorded highest ever single day spike of 506 cases on Sunday. As Goa’s lone Covid 19 hospital packed to capacity at the backdrop of spike in cases, the government has designated sub-district hospital in Ponda as state’s second full fledged Covid hospital.
  • Arunachal Pradesh: In Arunachal Pradesh, 52 people recovered from Covid-19 during last twenty four hours while 38 new cases detected on Sunday. Currently 670 active cases in the state. Out of 38 new cases, 11 cases detected from East Kameng district.
  • Manipur: In Manipur, there are currently 996 persons in official quarantine, 1580 in community quarantine and 419 are taking paid quarantine facilities.
  • Nagaland: In Nagaland, out of the 2,781 total positive cases,  1,226 cases are from Armed Forces, 1,072 cases are from returnees, 196 cases are from Frontline Workers, 233 cases of traced contacts and 54 cases are others.
  • Mizoram: 12 fresh Covid-19 cases detected in Mizoram yesterday. Total Covid-19 cases in state reached 620 out of them 322 are active cases.
  • Sikkim: In Sikkim, 44 new COVID-19 cases detected today. Total 510 COVID-19 patients were cured and discharged till date. And the number of active cases in state is 399.
  • Kerala: State government has requested the Centre to provide a special economic package for the state to overcome the damages caused in the rains. CM Pinarayi Vijayan made the request during a meeting convened by the PM with the CMs of the flood-hit states to review the situation. The death toll in Munnar landslide has climbed to 49 with recovery of more bodies from the debris. In Wayanad, 25 more tested positive for Covid-19 today. Two Covid deaths were reported today. A total of 1,211 cases were reported in Kerala yesterday.  As many as 12,347 patients are still under treatment and 1,49,357 people under observation across the state.
  • Tamil Nadu: As many as 245 fresh cases and two deaths were reported in Puducherry UT, taking the total cases to 5624, active cases to 2180, and deaths to 89 in Puducherry UT on Monday. Over 10% Tamil Nadu MLAs have contracted Covid-19; with the Assembly election due in about eight months, MLAs balance precautions with constituency work. Class 10 results declared in Tamil Nadu, all students have passed; results were prepared based on based on internal assessments from schools as well as attendance. 5994 new cases, 6020 recoveries & 119 deaths were reported on Sunday. Total cases: 2,96,901; Active cases: 53,336; Deaths: 4927.
  • Karnataka:  CM and other senior ministers participated in the discussion with PM Narendra Modi on flood situation; State government requested Rs 4000 crore financial assistance from the central government. Primary Education Minister today announced SSLC results and totally 71.80% students passed in the exams recently amidst covid crisis. According to Karnataka road safety authority road accidents and fatalities dropped by 48% during covid lockdown. Covid positive cases in the  Bengaluru city came down 2000 mark on Sunday. 5985 new cases, 4670 discharges & 107 deaths reported yesterday in the State; Total cases : 1,780,87; Active cases: 80,973;  Total Deaths: 3198.
  • Andhra Pradesh:  District Collectors across State seek reports on fire safety in Covid-19 care centres to avert mishaps, following the fire accident at a Covid care centre in Vijayawada that claimed 10 lives. State has approved the recruitment of staff to 30,887 posts for providing medical services in Covid-19 care hospitals. As a measure to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Guntur district authorities have imposed complete lockdown in Macherla town for three days beginning today. Guntur district recorded 881 more Covid cases on Sunday, taking the total to 21,718. 10,820 new cases, 9097 discharges and 97 deaths were reported yesterday in AP.  Total cases: 2,27,860 ; Active cases: 87,112; Deaths: 2036.
  • Telangana: Covid-19 numbers drop in Telangana Capital Region, but spike in districts. 1256 new cases, 1587 recoveries & 10 deaths reported in the last 24 hours in the State ; out of 1256 cases, 389 cases reported from GHMC. Total cases: 80,751; Active cases: 22,528; Deaths: 637; Discharges :57,586.

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