COVID-19: Complete Lockdown Extended in Manipur Till 31 August

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Government of Manipur has extended complete lockdown in the state till 31 August, reported ANI, citing a government circular.

With a spike of 65,002 cases and 996 deaths reported in India in the last 24 hours, the COVID-19 tally in the country rises to 25,26,193 including 6,68,220 active cases, 18,08,937 discharged/migrated and 49,036 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday, 15 August.

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.

Lav Agarwal, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, 14 August.

Snapshot
  • 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

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1:27 AM, 15 Aug
KEY EVENT

Union Health Ministry Joint Secy Tests COVID-19 Positive

Lav Agarwal, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary, on Friday, 14 August, announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

1:29 AM, 15 Aug
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1,192 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Delhi

1,192 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Delhi, on Friday, 14 August, according to the Delhi State Health Bulletin. 11 deaths were also reported and 790 were reported to have recovered, migrated or been discharged.

1:30 AM, 15 Aug
KEY EVENT

Amit Shah Tests Negative for COVID-19

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was undergoing treatment for coronavirus, said he has tested negative on Friday.

1:36 AM, 15 Aug
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Tested Negative for COVID-19

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tested negative for COVID-19, reported PTI, citing CMO sources.


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