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UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya Tests Positive for COVID-19

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UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya on Friday, 2 October, tested positive for COVID-19. In a tweet, Maurya shared that he had got himself tested after showing initial symptoms. He also asked those who had come in contact with him to get themselves tested and adhere to all COVID-19 related guidelines.

On Friday, 2 October, India's COVID-19 tally reached 63,94,069 with a spike of 81,484 new cases and 1,095 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry reported.

According to the ministry's data, there are currently 9,42,217 active cases across the country, while 53,52,078 patients have been discharged, and the death toll has increased to 99,773.

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, 2 October, doon after one of their closest White House aide tested positive for the virus.

Meanwhile, the Kerala government has imposed Section 144 of CrPC, prohibiting the assembly of more than five people to control the surge in coronavirus cases in the state.

Snapshot
  • India’s active COVID-19 caseload remains below 10 lakh for 11th consecutive day, reported Health ministry.
  • India’s recovery rate has risen to 83.7 percent, according to the Union Health Ministry
  • The Centre on Wednesday issued guidelines for Unlock 5.0, under which cinemas, theatres and multiplexes will be permitted to open with up to 50% capacity from 15 October
  • Globally, over 33.8 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded so far, with the death toll at more than 1 million
4:07 PM, 02 Oct

UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya Tests Positive for COVID-19

UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya has tested positive for COVID-19. In a tweet, on Friday, 2 October, Maurya shared that he had got himself tested after showing initial symptoms. He also said:

“I request all of you that whoever has come in contact with me in the last few days to go to the nearest health center and get their tests done and follow all the COVID-19 related rules.”
12:47 PM, 02 Oct

Himachal Pradesh Records 34 New COVID-19 Cases in 24 Hrs

Himachal Pradesh records 34 new positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 15,300 including 3,115 active cases, 11,966 recoveries and 194 deaths, reported ANI, citing the State Health Department.

10:39 AM, 02 Oct

India's Recovery Rate Rises to 83.7%

India’s recovery rate has risen to 83.7 percent, according to the Union Health Ministry. Total recoveries stand at 53.5 lakh.

9:11 AM, 02 Oct

India's Active Caseload Remains Below 10 L: Health Ministry

India's active COVID-19 caseload remains below 10 lakh for 11th consecutive day, reported Health ministry. 78,877 recoveries have been registered in the last 24 hours in the country. This has resulted in a continuous increase in the national recovery rate


Published: 02 Oct 2020, 09:46 AM IST
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