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Karti Chidambaram COVID+

Karti Chidambaram, MP of the Indian National Congress and son of former union minister P Chidambaram, has tested positive for COVID-19. He went into home-quarantine today. At 11:27 AM today, Karti tweeted: “I have just tested positive for #Covid. My symptoms are mild and as per medical advice I am under home quarantine. I would […]

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COVID deadliest last week; National Digital Health Mission to start on Independence Day

With 53,641 new cases on 2 August, India’s total COVID tally crossed 18 lakh; there were 38,120 deaths, 758 of them reported during the day

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Yediyurappa admitted to hospital

Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa has been admitted to a hospital for observation. “He is doing well, is clinically stable and will be monitored closely by our team,” Manipal Hospital said in a statement. The Karnataka chief minister had tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday.

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Amitabh Bachchan tests negative for COVID

Abhishek Bachchan has said his father Amitabh Bachchan has finally tested negative for COVID-19 and have been discharged from the hospital. He added that the 77-year-old will be recuperating at home. He took to Twitter on Sunday to share the good news. He wrote, “my father, thankfully, has tested negative on his latest COVID-19 test […]

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Amit Shah tests coronavirus positive

Union home minister Amit Shah has tested positive for coronavirus, the minister tweeted on Sunday afternoon. He said he is getting admitted to a hospital on the advice of doctors. The home minister also requested those who had come in his contact to isolate themselves and get tested. “On getting the initial symptoms of corona, […]

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Madhya Pradesh hounded by COVID

Madhya Pradesh reported 808 new COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, the number of total cases rose to 32,614 including 22,969 recoveries and 876 deaths, said the state health department today.

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Railways’ loss due to COVID

The total loss of earnings over Western Railway on account of #COVID19, has been approximately Rs 1,959 crore, which includes Rs 291 crore for suburban section and Rs 1,668 crore for non-suburban, the said zone of the Indian Railways said today.

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Bihar struggles in fight against COVID

As many as 2,502 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Bihar in the last 24 hours, taking the total cases to 54,508. These include 35,473 discharges and 312 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 18,722, said the state health department in a statement.

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Mumbai COVID scene remains grim

As many as 1,059 new COVID-19 cases and 45 deaths were reported in Mumbai today, taking the number of active cases up to 20,749 and death toll to 6,395. The number of recoveries rose to 87,906 with 832 more patients have been discharged from hospitals in the city, said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation in a […]

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Karnataka COVID tally and toll as of 1 August

Karnataka’s #COVID19 tally has risen to 1.29 lakh, with the state today recording 5,172 fresh infections and 98 fatalities.