BJP’s RS MP from Karnataka Passes Away After Contracting COVID-19
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BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka, Ashok Gasti, who was admitted to the hospital with severe COVID-19 pneumonia, passed away late on Thursday, 17 September, the Manipal Hospital director said in a statement. He was critically ill with multi-organ failure and on life support system in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), the hospital said.
India on Thursday reported 97,894 new coronavirus cases, in what is the biggest one-day spike, taking the tally in the country to 51,18,254. The death toll increased by 1,132 to 83,198. According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 10,09,976 active cases across the country, while 40,25,079 patients have been discharged, and one had earlier migrated.
- Maharashtra on Thursday reported 24,619 new COVID-19 cases and 398 fatalities, taking the tally to 11,45,840 and the death toll to 31,351
- Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday that he has tested positive for coronavirus and has isolated himself
- Russia will supply Dr Reddy’s Laboratories of India with 100 million doses of the ‘Sputnik-V’ vaccine once it receives regulatory approval in the country, Reuters reported
29 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Reported in Mizoram
Twenty-nine cases were reported in Mizoram till 7 am today, taking the total tally to 1,506 so far. The total number of active cases in the state is 567, while 939 people have been discharged. No death has been reported in the state till date, reported ANI.
India Records Spike of Over 97K COVID Cases
India on Thursday, 17 September, recorded a spike of 97,894 positive COVID-19 cases, taking the country’s tally to 51,18,254. According to data from the Union Health Ministry, 40,25,079 patients have been discharged, while the death toll has risen to 83,198.
BJP MP Prahlad Singh Patel Tests Positive for COVID-19
Union MoS and BJP MP Prahlad Singh Patel has tested positive for coronavirus.
4,241 New COVID-19 Cases in Odisha
4,241 new COVID-19 cases, 4,121 recoveries and 13 deaths have been reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases has risen to 1,67,161 including 1,29,859 recoveries, 36,580 active cases and 669 deaths, the state Health Department said on Thursday.
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4:05 AM, 17 SepIndia Records Spike of Over 97K COVID Cases
4:58 AM, 17 SepBJP MP Prahlad Singh Patel Tests Positive for COVID-19
6:20 AM, 17 Sep4,241 New COVID-19 Cases in Odisha
6:22 AM, 17 Sep814 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Reported in Rajasthan
6:36 AM, 17 SepIncreased COVID Testing by 4 Times: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain
9:11 AM, 17 Sep9 of 11 Infected Members of Great Andamanese Tribe Have Recovered: Centre
12:45 PM, 17 SepBJP’s RS MP from Karnataka, Ashok Gasti, Critical After Contracting COVID-19: Hospital