7 PM Bulletin-Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE | India Updates as on 30.09.20

Advisory for Corona virus
Advisory for Corona virus
  • Maharashtra: With the current lockdown in Maharashtra coming to end on September 30, the government has framed standard operating procedures (SOPs) for reopening of restaurants and bars in the state, which have remained closed for nearly six months due to Covid 19 outbreak.  The Government has also issued guidelines for celebration of the upcoming Navratri festival urged people to celebrate the festival  in a low-key manner.  It has  suggested organisation of health and blood donation camps instead of dandiyaras and  garba cultural events involving mass participation.  Maharashtra has 2.60 lakh active Covid 19 cases as on date.
  • Gujarat: Gujarat’s COVID-19 caseload mounted to 1,36,004 on Tuesday with addition of 1,381 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. With 11 more people succumbing to the infection, including four in Surat, the cumulative toll in the state went up to 3,442.  During the past 24 hours period, 1,383 people were discharged after treatment, taking the total count of recoveries to 1,15,859. Gujarat’s case recovery rate now stands at 85.19 per cent with 16,703 active cases.
  • Rajasthan: A mass awareness movement will be launched in Rajasthan on October 2 to encourage people to adopt practices like wearing masks and maintaining social distance to combat COVID-19.  The campaign will be run in 11 district headquarters, including Jaipur and Jodhpur, where the caseload is high.  Rajasthan has over 1.33 lakh reported Covid cases and 20,376 active cases.
  • Madhya Pradesh: In Madhya Pradesh, the state government has made it mandatory for all nursing homes and private hospitals to display the prescribed rates of treatment of COVID-19 at their reception counter. This order has been issued by the Health Department in compliance with the order of the High Court. There are now 21,317 active cases in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Assam:Assam Health Minister tweeted that 1,702 patients were discharged yesterday, he advised people to keep taking strict precautions to contain the pandemic. Total discharged Patients 1,43,999& active patients  32,539.
  • Manipur; 29 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Manipur. One more person succumbs to the disease taking the toll to 65.
  • Meghalaya: In Meghalaya, total Active COVID-19 Cases rise to 1,476, Total BSF and Armed Forces 99, total Others 1,377 & total recovered 3,940.
  • Mizoram: 28 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mizoram yesterday. Total cases 1,986, active cases 410.
  •  Nagaland: With 83 new cases, Nagaland’s total confirmed cases reach 6,040. Active cases are 1,037 and recovered are 4942.
  • Sikkim: With 41 new cases and 71 discharges, Sikkim’s active COVID-19 cases stand at 667.
  • Kerala: The State Cabinet which met today has decided to provide free provision kit for inmates of destitute homes, mental health centres and monasteries for next three months.  Health experts caution that if testing is not increased and regulations are not strictly implemented, Covid death rates could spike to further levels. Moving growth rate of Kerala – which shows the increase in Covid-19 cases over a particular period of time – is two times higher than the national average. Meanwhile, two fatalities including a five-month old baby died of Covid in the State today, pushing the death toll to 721. A total of 61,791 patients are presently undergoing treatment and 2.36 lakh people under observation across the State.
  • Tamil Nadu: State government has decided to extend the lockdown in TN for one more month, till October 31, albeit with more relaxations; schools to remain shut till October 31. Covid-19 positivity rate in Tiruchy drops below five per cent in September; when the lockdown norms were relaxed in early September, the officials had expected to witness a surge in the cases. Tamil Nadu government has allowed authorities to conduct the gram sabha meetings across the State on October 2 during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown; public expenses, awareness and precautionary measures over Covid-19 and the implementation of the ban on single-use plastics in the State, are to be discussed during the meetings.
  • Karnataka: State on Tuesday reported a record 10,453 Covid cases, taking the total number of cases to 5,92,911. Highcourt observed that Covid hospital monitoring panels acted in a casual manner and also directed State to file report on availability of oxygen in Covid patients. The Election Commission of India on Tuesday announced assembly by-elections to Sira and the long-pending Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituencies on November 3rd. Medical Education Minister said as cases are increasing in the State, he will discuss with CM for banning public programs and functions.
  • Andhra Pradesh: State decides to allow travel by RTC buses with a new seating arrangement to be followed as per the new guidelines of the Central government; one passenger for one seat would be allowed. Further the RTC has decided to provide Rs 5 lakh to the families of the deceased staff due to coronavirus.  72 employees have died after 4500 employees were affected by the virus. Covid positive cases rise to 50,395 in Visakhapatnam district as the district recorded 381 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing its tally to 50,395.  Till now, 45,894 were discharged from various hospitals after recovery.
  • Telangana: 2103 new cases, 2243 recoveries & 11 deaths reported in the last 24 hours; out of 2103 cases, 298 cases reported from GHMC. Total cases: 1,91,386; Active cases: 29,326; Deaths:1127; Discharges :1,60,933. Elections to the Dubbak assembly constituency will be held on November 3 amid strict Covid-19 guidelines. While EVMs will be used in the by-elections, the ECI has also given online options for candidates for filling up nomination papers, paying deposits and obtaining the elector’s certificate. ECI has stressed that the mandatory Covid-19 protocol must be followed at all costs.

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