Union Health Ministry Joint Secy Lav Agarwal Tests COVID-19 +ive
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Lav Agarwal, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, 14 August, reported ANI
Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was undergoing treatment for coronavirus, said on Friday, 14 August, that he has tested negative for COVID-19, reported PTI.
With a spike of 64,553 cases in the last 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India on Friday, 14 August, rose to 24,61,191, including 6,61,595 active cases, 17,51,556 patients cured/discharged and 48,040 deaths.
- Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Y Naik tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday
- The total number of samples tested for COVID-19 till 12 August stood at 2,68,45,688, including 8,30,391 samples tested on Wednesday, ICMR said
- Globally, over 20.6 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded so far, with the death toll standing at over 7,49,000
2,76,94,416 Samples Tested in India Till Date: ICMR
2,76,94,416 samples tested for #COVID19 up to 13 August. Of these, 8,48,728 samples were tested yesterday, the India Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.
20 New COVID-19 Cases in Himachal Pradesh
At least 20 new COVID19 cases were eported in Himachal Pradesh today, taking the total number of cases to 3,836.
147 More Maharashtra Cops Test Positive
At least 147 more policemen found COVID19 positive in the last 24 hours in Maharashtra, taking the tally to 11,920, including 2,227 active cases, 9,569 recovered cases & 124 deaths of police personnel in the state till date, the Maharashtra Police said.
328 New Cases Reported in Puducherry
At least 328 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Puducherry today, taking the total number of positive cases to 6,995, including 2,880 active cases, 4,009 cured cases and 106 deaths.
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