On Thursday, a health team rushed to the school and collected samples of many students, of which 29 girls were found to be Covid positive.
It was the third consecutive day that the daily count of Covid-19 cases crossed the 2,000-mark.
The country has one of the world's worst healthcare systems, with poorly equipped hospitals, few intensive care units, and no covid-19 treatment drugs or vaccines, experts say.
The active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.50 per cent, the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday said.
While on July 29, 244 patients were hospitalised, the numbers increased to 386 on August 4.
Covid-19 cases in Karnataka crossed the 2,000-mark and touched 2,136, including 1,584 in Bengaluru, while Covid clusters bulged to 21 in the state capital on Wednesday.
The ritual, marked to celebrate the occasion of Gouri Panchami, began from Wednesday at midnight and continued till Thursday morning.
H&UD Minister Usha Devi who addressed the orientation programme thanked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for allocating Rs 1,000 crore under the scheme.
Not only the precaution dose, but the second dose coverage in around eight districts is also low as 25 lakh people are yet to take their second jab.
It’s not clear when the verdict will be announced. If she does not go free, attention will turn to the high-stakes possibility of a prisoner swap.
The active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.50 per cent, the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.
As pandemic cases see steep rise in recent days, the health department attributes the rise to monsoon season
The move will also help increase green cover and open public space in the city. The initiative will involve identified Mission Shakti groups.
TMC MP Derek O’Brien said imposition of GST on pre-packed food items was not agreed by the Opposition in the GST Council.
The active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.49 per cent, the ministry said.
Fifth consecutive day when capital reports over 1K cases; three deaths reported as positivity reaches 10.63%
An analysis of recent Covid fatalities in the State revealed that around 80 per cent (pc) of the victims who succumbed to the disease in the last one month had not taken the precautionary dose.
Except Bhubaneswar-Dhanbad-Bhubaneswar Garib Rath Express, all the originating trains from ECoR jurisdiction have resumed service.
India's first indigenously developed RBD protein subunit vaccine Corbevax is currently being used to inoculate children in the age group of 12 to 14 years.
Passed by Parliament in December 2019, the Citizenship (Amendment) Act is yet to be rolled out due to the absence of rules.