COVID-19: Unlock 4 Allows Metro Rail in Phased Manner From 7 Sept

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The Government of India on Saturday, 29 August, announced guidelines for ‘Unlock 4’ which will come into effect on 1 September and to be in force till 30 September.

India on Saturday reported 76,472 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the country to 34,63,973. The death toll increased by 1,021 to 62,550.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 7,52,424 active cases across the country, while 26,48,998 patients have been discharged, and one had migrated.

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  • Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Satish Mahana on Saturday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus
  • The recent rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi has led to a 35 percent increase in the demand for beds since July-end, PTI reported on Saturday, citing government data
  • H Vasanthakumar, the Congress MP from Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari, who had tested positive for COVID-19, passed away on Friday
  • Globally, over 24.6 million cases of coronavirus have been reported so far, with the death toll over 8,35,000

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4:29 AM, 29 Aug

76,472 New COVID-19 Cases Take India’s Tally to 34.6 Lakh; 62,550 Deaths

India on Saturday reported 76,472 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the country to 34,63,973. The death toll increased by 1,021 to 62,550.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 7,52,424 active cases across the country, while 26,48,998 patients have been discharged, and one had migrated.

COVID-19: Unlock 4  Allows Metro Rail in Phased Manner From 7 Sept
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5:15 AM, 29 Aug

Uttarakhand BJP Chief Tests Positive for COVID-19

Uttarakhand BJP chief Bansidhar Bhagat on Saturday tweeted saying that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

5:15 AM, 29 Aug

4.04 Cr Samples Tested for COVID-19 Till Now: ICMR

The total number of samples tested for COVID-19 up to 28 August stands at 4,04,06,609, including 9,28,761 samples tested on Friday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

6:19 AM, 29 Aug

UP Cabinet Minister Satish Mahana Tests COVID-19 Positive

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Satish Mahana on Saturday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus and has isolated himself at home.


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