India COVID-19 News update Dt. 5th July

▴ India COVID-19 News update Dt. 5th July
Statewise news update on coronavirus

Statewise latest on COVID situation -

Maharashtra: On a day when India's COVID 19 count soared by over 20,000 for the first time, Maharashtra reported 6,364 new cases taking the state tally to 1,92,990. With more than 1.04 lakh patients cured, the total number of active cases is 79,911. Mumbai City reported 1,392 cases. Even as the number of Coronavirus cases in Mumbai has stabilized, the satellite cities of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region - Thane, Kalyan-Dombivili, Mira-Bhayandar have become new COVID hot spots.

Gujarat: Gujarat recorded 687 new coronavirus positive cases during the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 34,686. Also, 18 patients have lost their lives due to COVID-19 taking the total death toll in the state to 1,906. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, AMC has added 26 new areas of the city in Micro-Containment Zones after the detection of new cases. The Health Department of AMC has launched an intense door to door surveillance and mass screening in these areas.

Rajasthan: 204 new cases and 3 deaths have been reported on 04.07, which takes the total count of coronavirus positive patients to 19,256. There are 3,461 active cases in the state presently, while the state death toll is 443. The state has carried out over 8.70 lakh tests so far.

Madhya Pradesh: 191 new COVID-19 cases have been identified, which takes the state tally of coronavirus positive cases to 14,297. While there are 2655 active cases in the state presently, 11049 people have recovered to date.

Chhattisgarh: 40 new COVID-19 positive cases were confirmed in Chhattisgarh taking the state total to 3,065. The active cases number 637.

Goa: 95 positive cases have been identified on Friday, which takes the state tally of COVID-19 to 1,482. Active cases are 734.

Chandigarh: In view of the present situation due to COVID-19 and the economic background of the parents of students studying in Govt. Schools of U.T., Chandigarh, the Education Department Chandigarh Administration has decided to waive off Annual and Monthly funds of class 9th and 10th students studying in Govt. Schools for the first six months of academic session 2020-21 i.e. from April-2020 to September-2020 as a one-time measure. Around 24500 students of class 9th and 10th studying in Govt. Schools will benefit from this decision.

Punjab: Chief Minister gave the go-ahead for launching a pilot project for Covid-19 rapid antigen testing from the coming week. On successful completion of the pilot rapid antigen project, which will cover a minimum of 1000 tests, such testing would be done on the migrants coming back to the state in the wake of reopening of industries and for work in the paddy fields.

Haryana: Deputy Chief Minister said that during the nationwide Unlock-2, industrial and commercial activities are heading towards normalcy and strengthening of roads, Metro expansion and Regional Rapid Transit Corridor System development plans will be carried forward rapidly in a phased manner in the state.

Himachal Pradesh: Chief Minister, while addressing the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research- Institute of Himalayan Bio-Resource Technology, Palampur on its 38th Founders’ Week function through Video Conference, said that the Institute has been playing a pivotal role in undertaking COVID-19 tests, besides providing all necessary instruments and logistic support for a test of COVID-19 to Tanda, Chamba and Hamirpur Medical Colleges of the State. He further said the Institute also succeeded in preparing alcohol-free hand sanitizer and herbal soap for the consumers.

Kerala: High alert has been sounded in capital Thiruvananthapuram, with more areas being declared as containment zones to limit the further spread of Covid-19. 22 policemen at the Armed Reserve camp have been quarantined following one of them testing positive while on duty outside the Government Secretariat. 15 staff at the Indira Gandhi Co-operative hospital in Kochi have been placed under quarantine after a man who had sought treatment two days ago tested positive. One more Keralite died of COVID in New Delhi today, taking the toll of Malayali deaths in Delhi to 13. As many as 211 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Kerala yesterday, the highest number of cases to be reported on a single day. 2,098 patients are still under treatment for the infection and a total of 1,77,001 people are placed under observation in various districts.

Tamil Nadu: In Puducherry, private medical colleges resist setting up of COVID care centers; Director of Health and Family Welfare sought the assistance of Lt Governor Kiran Bedi and CM V Narayanasamy to resolve the issue. One death and 80 fresh cases of Covid-19 reported in Puducherry, taking the total number of cases to 904 and death toll to 14 in the UT. After 20 positive cases of Covid-19 were reported in the JIPMER campus including health officials, District Collector has ordered a detailed inquiry. Tamil Nadu becomes India's second worst-affected state in India, with a total number of COVID cases crossing 1lakh mark to reach 102721 yesterday. 4329 new cases, 2357 recoveries & 64 deaths reported yesterday. Total Active cases: 42955, Deaths: 1385, Discharges 58378, Active cases in Chennai: 23581.

Karnataka: State releases detailed guidelines for home isolation of asymptomatic cases and the funeral of dead bodies. Booth level task force committees to be formed and this will be the basic structural and functional unit for COVID management. A centralized system being created for the allocation of beds in hospitals and a nodal officer has been appointed to oversee it. 400 ambulances will be deployed in the city, dedicating 2 for each ward. Strict legal action will be taken against those who violate home isolation guidelines and funeral guidelines, Minister said. Complete lockdown in the entire state today, only emergency services will be available. 1694 new cases, 471 discharges & 21 deaths reported yesterday; 994 cases in Bangalore city. Total positive cases: 19710, Active cases: 10,608 Deaths: 293.

Andhra Pradesh: Saying that Covid-19 does not spread from a person who has been dead for at least 4-6 hours, Special Chief Secretary (Health) KS Jawahar Reddy appeals to the public not to hinder the cremation of COVID victims. Volunteers of the Indian Red Cross Society in Srikakulam have come forward to assist officials in conducting cremation of the persons who died of Covid-19, as per the protocol. Inspired by the Muslim NGO in Tamil Nadu which took the initiative to conduct the last rites of Covid-19 victims in a respectful manner, District Collector J Nivas said, the same has been replicated in the district. 765 new cases, 311 discharged and 12 deaths reported during the last 24 hours after testing 24,962 samples. Of the 765 cases, 32 are inter-state cases and six from abroad. Total cases: 17,699, Active cases: 9473, Deaths: 218, Discharges: 8008.

Telangana: Home isolation strategy working effectively in the State. So far, around 12,000 positive patients in the State took the ‘home isolation’ route to fight Covid-19 and almost half of them have recovered. Total cases reported yesterday: 20462, Active cases: 9984 Deaths: 283, Discharged: 10195.

Arunachal Pradesh: In view of increasing cases of COVID-19 in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh government declared Lockdown from Monday 6th July (5 am) to 12th July 5 pm in Itanagar Capital Region. While addressing the media persons in Itanagar on 04.07 Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar said that details of SoP will be released soon. Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday saw single-day highest spike, registered 37 new Covid-19 cases, and yesterday state has recorded 20 fresh Covid-19 positive cases, taking its total number of confirmed cases to 252, of which 176 are active cases and 75 have already recovered with one casualty so far.

Mizoram: Three more Covid-19 patients recovered in Mizoram. Now Active cases stand at 32 in the state while 130 patients have recovered so far.

Tags : #India #Maharashtra #Goa #Mizoram #ArunachalPradesh #Gujarat #Rajasthan #MadhyaPradesh #Telangana #AndhraPradesh #Karnataka #TamilNadu #Kerala #HimachalPradesh #Haryana #Punjab #Chandigarh #Chhattisgarh

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