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COVID-19 UPDATES | Delhi records over 100 deaths, 3,726 fresh cases of infection

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 88,47,600, pushing the national recovery rate to 93.81 per cent.

Published: 29th November 2020 10:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th November 2020 11:51 PM   |  A+A-

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The number of COVID-19 cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 40,000 for the seventh time this month, taking the infection tally to 94.31 lakh, while the recoveries surged to 88,47,600, according to the Union Health Ministry's data updated on Monday.

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 94,31,691 with 38,772 new infections, while the death toll climbed to 1,37,139 after 443 more fatalities were reported, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 88,47,600, pushing the national recovery rate to 93.81 per cent.

The COVID-19 case fatality rate declined further to 1.45 per cent. The active COVID-19 caseload remained below five lakh for the 20th consecutive day. There are 4,46,952 active cases in the country which comprise 4.74 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

Updates:

11:31 Nov 30

Delhi tally

09:27 Nov 30

Beaches and tourist places in TN to reopen from Dec 14

The fresh guidelines allow beaches and other tourist places in the state to reopen for the public on December 14. Exhibition halls shall also be permitted to function, only for business purpose. (READ MORE)

08:09 Nov 30

Less than 1000 new cases in Karnataka

07:58 Nov 30

Odisha issues guideline for Unlock 6

  • Large social, political, sports & religious congregations prohibited till December 31
  • Local admin to take a decision on reopening of places of worship
  • Cinema halls, swimming pools & auditoriums to remain closed
07:21 Nov 30

Andhra Pradesh COVID tally

Andhra Pradesh reports 381 new COVID19 cases, 934 recoveries, and 4 deaths, according to State Health Department.

Total cases: 8,68,064

Active cases: 7,840

Total recoveries: 8,53,232

Death toll: 6,992

07:13 Nov 30

Gap between COVID-19 recoveries and active cases steadily increasing: Health ministry

"The difference in new recoveries outnumbering new cases of COVID-19 has also improved the national recovery rate to 93.81 per cent as on date," the ministry said, adding that India's coronavirus case fatality rate has further dipped to 1.45 per cent.

FULL REPORT HERE

06:51 Nov 30

Kerala tally crosses 6-lakh mark

06:51 Nov 30

Moderna to request an Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. FDA

Moderna to request an Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. FDA & conditional approval from the European Medicines Agency after its COVID19 vaccine 94.1% effective: Statement
 

06:35 Nov 30

TN registers 1410 new cases and 9 deaths

04:41 Nov 30

Delhi govt slashes RT-PCR test rates from Rs 2400 to Rs 800

04:35 Nov 30

Gadkari confident India will get COVID-19 vaccine as early as possible

The Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Road Transport & Highways said that currently, "majority of countries are not interested to deal with China"; they are rather interested in India. He said such a situation is advantageous for the country's manufacturing sector to ramp up its capabilities to boost exports from India. "I am confident that we will get a vaccine as early as possible and 100 per cent we will win this war against COVID-19 and also win economic war," Gadkari said this at a virtual event organised by Dun & Bradstreet.

04:22 Nov 30

Mask up, boys!

04:02 Nov 30

Govt calls all-party meeting on December 4

Govt calls all-party meeting on December 4 to discuss COVID-19 situation. PM Narendra Modi will chair the December 4 virtual meeting of floor leaders of all parties: Sources

04:00 Nov 30

PM on COVID vaccine

PM suggests companies to take extra efforts to inform people in simple language about COVID-19 vaccine, related matters such as its efficacy. He further asked them to give suggestions on regulatory process, advises departments concerned to engage with them to sort issues

03:36 Nov 30

Health Minister urges protesting farmers to practise 'COVID behaviour'

03:35 Nov 30

75 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ladakh, voluntary lockdown extended

As 75 new COVID-19 cases have been detected in Ladakh, the normal life remained disrupted in Leh town for the eighth consecutive day on Monday with a civil society group extending the voluntary lockdown aimed at containing the spread of coronavirus till December 6. Ladakh has so far recorded a total of 116 coronavirus-related deaths, while 7,409 patients have been cured of the contagion since the outbreak of the disease in March.

02:42 Nov 30

Goa tourists fly from Karnataka to Maharashtra to avoid ‘unnecessary’ Covid test

People entering Maharashtra from states witnessing a Covid spike like Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Goa are required to show RT-PCR negative report on arrival at airports, railway stations and state borders, or have to undergo immediate tests. To skip this, many people from Goa are travelling by road to airports in Belagavi, Hubballi and Mangaluru, from where they take flights to Mumbai and other places in Maharashtra.

FULL REPORT HERE

01:46 Nov 30

Union Home Secretary writes to states/UTs

  • In his letter, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla asks the Chief Secretaries to ensure compliance of advisories issued by the Home Ministry and direct officials concerned to re-inspect/re-check all hospitals/nursing homes from the point of view of fire protection and means of escape.
  • I would like to draw your attention towards occurrence of fire incidents in hospitals/nursing homes in recent past. Non-adherence of fire safety measures by authorities is a matter of concern, said Bhalla in his letter.
  • Recently six precious lives of COVID-19 patients were lost in a fire incident in ICU ward of a hospital in Rajkot and eight lives were lost in a hospital in Ahmedabad. When India is fighting against COVID-19, utmost precaution needs to be taken to avoid such incidents, he further said.
01:01 Nov 30

Over 14 crore Indians tested so far

Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh have reported Maximum Decline in Active Cases in the past one month. Total tests in India cross landmark of 14 Crores: Ministry of Health.

12:36 Nov 30

Key points from Kejriwal's latest statement

  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said he has issued directives to reduce the price of the RT-PCR test in the national capital, saying it will help those going to private labs for COVID-19 tests. Currently, people have to spend Rs 2,400 for the RT-PCR test at private labs.
  • "I have directed that the rates of RT PCR tests be reduced in Delhi. Whereas tests are being conducted free of cost in govt establishments, however this will help those who get their tests done in pvt labs," Kejriwal tweeted.
  • Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain in reply to the chief minister's tweet said orders for this will be issued immediately.
12:36 Nov 30

Key points from Kejriwal's latest statement

  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said he has issued directives to reduce the price of the RT-PCR test in the national capital, saying it will help those going to private labs for COVID-19 tests. Currently, people have to spend Rs 2,400 for the RT-PCR test at private labs.
  • "I have directed that the rates of RT PCR tests be reduced in Delhi. Whereas tests are being conducted free of cost in govt establishments, however this will help those who get their tests done in pvt labs," Kejriwal tweeted.
  • Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain in reply to the chief minister's tweet said orders for this will be issued immediately.
12:31 Nov 30

593 new cases in Telangana

12:26 Nov 30

Rates of RT-PCR tests to be reduced at Delhi

I have directed that the rates of RT-PCR tests be reduced in Delhi. Whereas tests are being conducted free of cost in government establishments, however, this will help those who get their tests done in private labs: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

11:45 Nov 30

COVID-19 camp at farmers' protests site near Delhi-Haryana border

11:44 Nov 30

Today's Odisha numbers

10:32 Nov 30

News from Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand government reduces number of people allowed to gather in a closed facility to 100 from 200; registration mandatory for all inbound persons.

10:06 Nov 30

Elementary schools to reopen in Assam

Elementary schools to reopen from January 1, 2021, in a staggered manner. Detailed SOPs (Standard Operating Procedure) will be released: Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Health Minister.

10:05 Nov 30

Delhi Environment Minister discharged from hospital

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai was discharged from Max Hospital yesterday evening. His condition is stable and he will remain in home isolation. Rai was admitted to the hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19: Office of Delhi Environment Minister.

09:59 Nov 30

Tamil Nadu lockdown extended till December 30, here are some of the major relaxations

Tamil Nadu government extends COVID-19 related restrictions till December 30; UG final year classes to begin from December 7, Chennai's Marina Beach to reopen after December 14, gatherings to be allowed with 50 per cent capacity of the facility or up to 200 people.

09:32 Nov 30

Close to 39,000 new cases in India

09:31 Nov 30

Tests see a dip in last 24 hours

09:05 Nov 30

BJP MLA from Rajasthan passes away due to COVID-19

BJP leader and MLA from Rajasthan's Rajsamand, Kiran Maheshwari passes away at Medanta Hospital in Haryana's Gurugram. She had tested positive for COVID-19 and was undergoing treatment at the hospital.

09:04 Nov 30

Lock manufacturing hub in UP finds it tough to get going even after lifting of lockdown

  • Lock manufactures in the city say that locks & hardware industry continue to remain affected even after the lifting of lockdown. Tala Nagri Industrialist Association's Chairman says, "There is almost no demand. Shops don't have raw material so they can't supply to us."
  • Due to restrictions in some states it's difficult for our agents and they can't collect demands. Sellers thinks they won't be able to sell, so they're neither buying raw material nor supplying to us. Industry affected: C Sharma, Tala Nagri Industrialist Association's Chairman.
  • Labourers couldn't come back. Lockdown remained imposed for longer period of time at some places, affecting transport & travel. Didn't receive order and payments on time. We couldn't go to market, people could not come to us: P Khandelwal, Locks and Hardware Builders' Association president.
09:02 Nov 30

Health Ministry statement on COVID-19 situation in India

09:01 Nov 30

More on Rajasthan lockdown extension

  • Lockdown shall remain in force in the containment zones till 31st December 2020. Only essential activities will be allowed in the containment zones and there will be intensive house-to-house surveillance by surveillance teams formed for this purpose.
  • Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutes in Rajasthan to remain closed for students till December 31.
  • Cinema halls/multiplexes & similar places to remain closed too.
  • Social/political/sports/cultural/religious functions & large congregations not permitted till December 31.
08:59 Nov 30

134 new cases in Assam

08:58 Nov 30

Vadodara markets sealed

11:51 Nov 29

Rajasthan imposes night curfew

Rajasthan govt imposes curfew from 8 pm to 6 am within urban limits of dist HQ towns of Kota, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Bhilwara, Nagore, Pali, Tonk, Sikar & Ganganagar from 1st to 31st Dec. Markets, workplaces & commercial complexes to close by 7 pm, except -

11:23 Nov 29

Bengal tally

West Bengal reported 3367 new COVID-19 cases, 3445 discharges and 54 deaths today.

  • Total cases 4,80,813
  • Total discharges 4,48,032
  • Death toll 8,376
  • Active cases 24,405
10:24 Nov 29

Educational Institutions to remain shut till Dec 31 in J&K

All schools, colleges & higher education institutes in J&K to remain closed till 31st December. Class 9-12 students can visit schools on a voluntary basis. Cinemas can open with 50% capacity. 100 guests are allowed in marriage functions: Govt of Jammu & Kashmir.

Religious places shall continue to remain open for public, subject to SOPs. No restrictions on the entry of passengers, travellers by road, rail or Air. However, they will have to undergo compulsory COVID-19 antigen test.

09:24 Nov 29

Punjab tally

Punjab reported 741 new COVID-19 cases, 664 discharges and 15 deaths today.

Total cases in the State rise to 1,51,538, including 1,38,870 recoveries and 4,780 deaths.

Active cases stand at 7,888

07:40 Nov 29

Covid-19 active cases in Chennai now at 1.7 per cent

Out of the total 2,14,976 cases, the city presently has 3754 active cases while 2,07,375 people have been discharged. With 3847 deaths, the mortality rate in the city too is around 1.7 per cent. (READ MORE)

07:07 Nov 29

Test positivity rate in Kerala stands at 11.34 per cent

06:44 Nov 29

Tamil Nadu adds 1,459 fresh cases to its tally

05:29 Nov 29
04:31 Nov 29

Over 70 per cent new COVID-19 cases, fatalities in India from eight states, UTs

About 70.97 per cent of the 496 coronavirus case fatalities reported in the past 24 hours are contributed by Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Haryana, Punjab, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
(READ ARTICLE HERE)

04:30 Nov 29

WATCH | Serum Institute to seek emergency use authorisation in 2 weeks

11:52 Nov 29

209 new cases in Jharkhand

  • Jharkhand's COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,08,786 as 209 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said on Sunday.
  • One more patient succumbed to the infection, pushing the state's coronavirus death toll to 963, he said.
  • Ranchi district reported the highest number of new cases at 50, followed by East Singhbhum (43), Dhanbad (26) and Bokaro (23), he said.
  • The state now has 2,154 active coronavirus cases, while 1,05,669 people have been cured of the disease so far, the official said.
11:47 Nov 29

Telangana logs 805 new cases

Telangana recorded 805 new COVID-19 casesand four related fatalities taking the total tally of infections to 2,69,223 and the death tollto 1,455, the state government said on Sunday. A total of 10,490 patients were under treatment,it said in a bulletin, providing data as of 8 PM on November 28. Out of the fresh cases, 131 were reported from the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), followed by 82 from Medchal Malkajgiri, 58 from Ranga Reddy and other districts.

11:46 Nov 29

Arunachal records 31 cases

At least 31 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday, pushing the tally to 16,262, while one more person succumbed to the infection, raising the toll to 51, a senior official said. The deceased, a 50-year-old man from Innao village in Changlang district, was suffering from a liver disease, State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said.

10:38 Nov 29

Mizoram tally

10:37 Nov 29

12,83,449 more samples tested

10:35 Nov 29

National tally

India reported 41,810 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 93,92,920, according to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday. The country reported more recoveries than new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours. The total active cases reached 4,53,956 while the total recoveries climbed to 88,02,267 with 42,298 new discharges in a single day. With 496 new deaths, the toll mounted to 1,36,696.


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