Coronavirus LIVE: Will conduct 1 mn Covid-19 tests per day soon, says govt

Coronavirus update: India has recorded above 52,000 cases in the past 24 hrs, using its whole selection of Covid-19-optimistic cases to 1,587,982. The country’s death toll has crossed the 35,000 mark. 

Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat have the highest cumulative selection of cases. However, bacterial infections have lately been climbing speedily in states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, and Uttar Pradesh. As Maharashtra crossed 400,000 mark in coronavirus cases, the point out government, under its Mission Get started All over again prepare, extended the lockdown there until 31 August midnight. 

India is presently conducting close to 500,000 Covid-19 exams each individual day and the prepare is to double the selection in up coming one particular-two months, Union Science and Know-how Minister Harsh Vardhan mentioned on Thursday.

The Ministry of Dwelling Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued suggestions for the up coming section of lifting lockdown limitations in the place. The established of suggestions mentioned that though more curbs were established to raise in parts outdoors containment parts, the lockdown in containment parts was extended until 31 August. Social/political/sporting activities/amusement/academic/cultural/spiritual features and other huge congregations will still not be permitted. Also, faculties, schools and coaching establishments will continue to be closed until 31 August, 2020.
Coronavirus world update: Worldometer recorded 284,042 new cases worldwide in the past 24 hrs. As many as 17,185,927 men and women close to the world have been diagnosed with Covid-19. When more than ten,678,785 have recovered, 669,235 have died so considerably.

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