India COVID-19 News Update

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State wise update for COVID-19 news

Punjab: Taking the state’s battle against Covid to the grassroots, Punjab Chief Minister launched a month-long drive, as part of `Mission Fateh’, to spread mass awareness about the pandemic. The campaign, which will broaden the ambit of Mission Fateh beyond the frontline workers, will bring the people of Punjab into its fold to make the fight against Covid a battle of the people, by the people and for the people, said the Chief Minister. Emphasis would be on recognising the threat of the virus, which continues to pose serious dangers to the people. People would be encouraged to lead by example and advise others about the precautions to be taken and report violations that come to their notices.

Haryana: State Home Minister said that permission to open all the shops from 9 am to 7 pm in the state has been given while adhering to social distancing norms. He said the odd-even or left-right formula will not be followed; instead the administration will issue instructions to maintain social distancing norms in congested markets after assessing local conditions. He said that in accordance with the instructions of the Central Government, a curfew would be imposed from 9.00 pm to 5.00 am and no activity will be allowed during this time.

Himachal Pradesh: Chief Minister launched Skill Register developed by Information Technology Department to create a sound data base of migrants, who have entered Himachal Pradesh during the lockdown in the wake of Corona pandemic. He said that interested persons can register through skillregister.hp.gov.in. He said various companies and industrial houses can also register their requirements on this portal. He said that this would ensure the uploading of educational qualification, skills and job requirement of the people who have returned to the State. He said that this would also help in identifying skill available in the State and in analysis of skill upgradation requirements. He said that this would help the industries in getting information regarding skilled manpower at a click of the button.

Arunachal Pradesh:Under PMKSY, about 68 thousand farmers have been given Rs. 2000 by Central govt and state government has also provided extra Rs. 1000 to them.

Assam: Defence Research and Development Organisation has approved Defence Research Laboratory,Tezpur in Assam as an authorized testing centre for COVID19. 28 new COVID19 positive cases in Assam. Total cases 1513, recovered 284, active cases 1222 and 4 deaths.

Manipur: Two more COVID19 positive cases in Manipur. Total positive case in the state is 85 with 74 active cases.

Mizoram: Governor Shri SreedharanPillai commits 30% of his gross salary to the CM's Relief Fund for a period of 6 months starting from May, 2020. CM donated 60% of his basic pay to the CM's Relief Fund to mitigate COVID19. This is in conjunction with a decision made at a meeting held with legislators under the chairmanship of Speaker.

Nagaland: Govt notifies that existing lockdown guidelines will remain in force, while Dimapur Task Force makes slight modifications in view of increasing number of returnees. Nagaland Govt decides to covert Govt run tourist lodge in Dimapur into COVID-19 Hospital.

Sikkim: Centre for Computers and Communication Technology, Chisopani which is a Diploma College has been converted into a Free Institutional Quarantine Centre for the returnees belonging to South Sikkim.

Maharashtra: 2,361 new COVID-19 cases and 76 deaths have occurred in the last 24 hours, taking the overall case count to 70,013, and the number of fatalities to 2,362. The number of active cases in the state now stands at 37,543. Maharashtra has till date conducted 4,71,473 tests, highest for any state in India. Even as the Western metropolis is fighting the Coronavirus pandemic, it has to brace for Cyclone Nisarg, which is likely to cross Alibag in Maharashtra on June 3rd afternoon, with sustained wind speed of 100 -110 kmph. As a precautionary measure, state authorities have decided to shift nearly 150 asymptomatic Covid patients from the make-shift set up in BKC area to a facility in Worli, which has a covered rooftop.

Gujarat: The number of Covid 19 cases has risen to 17,217 after addition of 423 new infections in the last 24 hours. 25 fresh deaths were reported in the state taking the toll to 1,063. A record 861 COVID-19 patients were discharged from various hospitals in the state. With this, the number of recoveries in the state crossed the 10,000 mark. The State Administration has geared up to tackle the possible cyclonic storm Nisarga that is likely to hit the south Gujarat coast by tomorrow. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today instructed all the concerned District Collectors to complete the shifting of people from low lying areas to safer places by tomorrow afternoon. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Collectors have been asked to ensure social distancing, use of masks and PPE suits during the evacuation process.

Madhya Pradesh: 194 new cases have been reported in last 24 hours. The state has reported 8,283 COVID-19 cases and 358 deaths due to the disease so far. Thus far, the virus has affected 51 out of the total 52 districts in the state. While, more than 5 thousand recovered from the infection.

Rajasthan: In all, 171 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 today taking the total number of reported cases to 8,980. However, the active cases in the state are only 2,742 as 6,040 people have been cured and discharged.

Chhattisgarh: 45 new COVID-19 infections have been reported in the latest update, taking the number of reported cases to 547. The state government has notified 16 districts, including Raipur as red zone, while 17 districts are in orange zone.

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