Delhi Metro’s Blue & Pink Line to Resume Services

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As part of stage-I of graded resumption of metro services, Delhi metro will resume operations after 171 days on its Blue Line and Pink Line from tomorrow.

According to the Union Health Ministry said, that Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh & Tamil Nadu account for 70% of deaths in the country.

Union Health Ministry secretary said that the case fatality rate is continuously declining. It was at 2.15% in the first week of August, now it stands at 1.70%.

India on Tuesday, 8 September, reported 75,809 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 42,80,423. The death toll increased steeply by 1,133 to 72,775.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 8,83,697 active cases across the country, while 33,23,950 patients have been discharged, and one had migrated.

Snapshot
  • Over 5 Crore Covid-19 Tests Conducted Till Date
  • Samajwadi Party leader and UP Legislative Council member SRS Yadav died due to COVID-19 on Monday
  • A total of 5,06,50,128 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to 7 September, with 10,98,621 samples tested on Monday, the ICMR said
  • India is the second worst-affected country in terms of the number of infections, behind just the US
  • Globally, over 27.2 million cases have been recorded so far, with the death toll standing at more than 8,91,000

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4:15 AM, 08 Sep

10.98 Lakh Samples for COVID-19 Tested on Monday: ICMR

A total of 5,06,50,128 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to 7 September, with 10,98,621 samples tested on Monday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

4:41 AM, 08 Sep
KEY EVENT

Steep Rise in Deaths as COVID-19 Tally Up by 75,809 to 42.8 Lakh

India on Tuesday reported 75,809 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 42,80,423. The death toll increased steeply by 1,133 to 72,775.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 8,83,697 active cases across the country, while 33,23,950 patients have been discharged, and one had migrated.

Delhi Metro’s Blue & Pink Line to Resume Services
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Samajwadi Party Leader SRS Yadav Dies of COVID-19

Samajwadi Party leader and UP Legislative Council member SRS Yadav died due to COVID-19 on Monday. The 87-year-old leader had tested positive for coronavirus on 1 September, the party said.


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