Health Ministry Issues SOP on Preventive Measures for Exam Centres

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Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has issued SOP guidelines metro operations. As per MHA order, metro services will resume from 7 September in a graded manner.

According to the Union Health Ministry India reported one of the lowest coronavirus fatality rate in the world with the figure further declining to 1.76 per cent as on date against a global average of 3.3 per cent.

Meanwhile, India on Wednesday reported 78,357 new cases of coronavirus, taking the tally in the country to 37,69,524. The death toll increased by 1,045 to 66,333.

According to Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 8,01,282 active cases across the country, while 29,01,908 patients have been discharged, and one had migrated.

Snapshot
  • Health Ministry Issues SOP on Preventive Measures for Examination Centres. These include - arrangements for personal protection gears like masks, hand sanitizers etc. to be made available by the relevant authorities.
  • Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has approved the Delhi government’s suggestion of resuming metro train services, sources cited by ANI said
  • Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat went into self-quarantine once again as his officer on special duty tested positive for COVID-19.
  • The total number of samples tested for COVID-19 up to 1 September stands at 4,43,37,201, including 10,12,367 samples tested on Tuesday, ICMR said
  • Globally, over 25.6 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded so far, with the death toll standing at more than 8,55,000

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4:20 AM, 02 Sep

4.42 Crore Samples Tested for COVID-19 Till Now: ICMR

The total number of samples tested for COVID-19 up to 1 September stands at 4,43,37,201, including 10,12,367 samples tested on Tuesday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

4:37 AM, 02 Sep
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78,357 New COVID-19 Cases Take India’s Tally to 37.69 Lakh; 66,333 Dead

India on Wednesday reported 78,357 new cases of coronavirus, taking the tally in the country to 37,69,524. The death toll increased by 1,045 to 66,333.

According to Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 8,01,282 active cases across the country, while 29,01,908 patients have been discharged, and one had migrated.

Health Ministry Issues SOP on Preventive Measures for Exam Centres
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5:43 AM, 02 Sep
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Goa CM Tests COVID-19 Positive; Opts for Home Isolation

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. "I wish to inform all that I have been detected COVID-19 positive. I am asymptomatic and hence have opted for home isolation," he wrote in a tweet.

Health Ministry Issues SOP on Preventive Measures for Exam Centres
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7:54 AM, 02 Sep

Dy Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Tests COVID-19 Positive

Rajendra Rathore, the deputy leader of Opposition in the Rajasthan Assembly, has tested positive for COVID-19.


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