In some patients, cases of 'Covid toes' is also being seen in which ulcer or necrosis occurs on the tip of a toe and the neighbouring toe, the doctor said.
The number of active cases has reduced to 17,13,413, accounting for 6.02 per cent of the total number of cases, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 92.79 per cent.
Local and global efforts are already underway including providing ventilators, oxygen concentrators, and medical kits.
The recommended measures were drawn looking at the health systems in these areas which have been under stress due to the pandemic.
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They also accused the Centre of meting out "step-motherly" treatment to them, and urged the Union government to provide them free vaccine doses to vaccinate all adults.
Patna-resident Gaurav Rai, has helped save the lives of over 1,100 patients in home isolation in the state capital and other parts of Bihar so far by providing oxygen cylinders free of cost.
On December 31, the Education Ministry announced examination dates for Class 10th and 12th CBSE students to be held from May 4 to June 10 and results for both to be declared by July 15, 2021.
K Sudhakar said Karnataka was the first state to resume all the business activities, but the state is today reporting about 5,000 cases per day and 3,500 of them are from Bengaluru alone.
With these new cases, Maharashtra's overall infection count rose to 23,70,507, a Maharashtra government official said.
The ministry asserted that the government has enough stocks to conduct tests for up to six weeks and over two lakh samples have been tested so far.