The ministry said that the active cases comprise 0.90 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.77 per cent.
The increasingly lethal turn has filled hospitals, complicated the start of the school year, delayed the return to offices and demoralized health care workers.
The petitioners stated that nothing concrete was being done by the state government to stop malnutrition deaths in the tribal areas.
37,423 people succumbed to Covid-19, Sudhakar tells Council
The HC was hearing a public interest litigation filed in 2007 on the sizable number of deaths of children, pregnant women and lactating mothers in Melghat region, primarily due to malnutrition.
Seven districts reported 14 Covid deaths on Saturday, with most of them reported from Bengaluru Urban. With this, the total death toll has now gone up to 37,587.
The committee shall also look into the grievances of the kins of the deceased and propose remedial measures, including the issuance of amended official document for covid deaths,
CM Yogi Adityanath's scheduled visit to Barabanki district was called off as water filled the event venue as well as the temporary helipad that was made for his chopper to land.
Though locals took her to the nearby government hospital at Indupur, the hospital authorities declared her brought dead.
Palwal's Chief Medical Officer Dr Brahm Deep, who visited the village on Wednesday said the six children who died were aged under 10.
Though sources claimed he would join duty after the leave period, Mohapatra was allegedly under pressure following the High Court dissatisfaction over the affidavit filed by the Health department.
Odisha had been constantly reporting below 1,000 cases for last over a week.
Locals allege that the water body was polluted, however, the Pollution Control Board says there is no evidence of pollutants.
Additional Director, Health, Agar Divison, A K Singh said that a 14-year-old girl died in a medical college, while one child was brought there dead.
The highest number of deaths between 2015-2018 took place in Haridwar with 260 people losing their lives to TB.