BS Yediyurappa Recovers from COVID-19, Discharged from Hospital

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa was on Monday, 10 August, discharged from Manipal Hospitals in Bengaluru after he recovered from COVID-19, reported ANI, citing information from Chief Minister’s Office.

Meanwhile, former President Pranab Mukherjee, on Monday, tweeted saying he has tested positive for COVID-19. The 84-year-old asked those who came in contact with him in the past week to self-isolate and also get tested.

With a single-day spike of 62,064 cases, India’s total COVID-19 tally crossed 22 lakh with over 44,000 deaths on Monday, 10 August, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Snapshot
  • India recorded a single-day spike of 62,064 COVID-19 cases and 1,007 deaths on Monday, 10 August, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  • Karnataka Health Minister, on Sunday, said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been hospitalised
  • A record number of over 7 lakh COVID-19 tests were conducted in a single day, Health Ministry said on Sunday

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2:28 AM, 10 Aug

India Records Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Recoveries, Says Govt

Even as India crossed 21 lakh COVID-19 cases, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, on Sunday 9 August, said the country also recorded the highest number of recoveries in a single day. The total number of recovered cases touched another high of 14,80,884 as on Sunday.

4:18 AM, 10 Aug

India Records Over 62K Cases, 1K Deaths in Last 24 Hours

India recorded a single-day spike of 62,064 COVID-19 cases and 1,007 deaths on Monday, 10 August, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

BS Yediyurappa Recovers from COVID-19, Discharged from Hospital

The total tally in the country rises to 22,15,075 including 6,34,945 active cases, 15,35,744 cured/discharged/migrated and 44,386 deaths, said the ministry.

7:52 AM, 10 Aug

Former President Pranab Mukherjee Says He’s Tested COVID-Positive

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, on Monday, 10 August, tweeted saying he has tested positive for COVID-19. The 84-year-old asked those who came in contact with him in the past week to self-isolate and also get tested.

10:34 AM, 10 Aug

UGC Questions Delhi, Maharashtra Govt Decisions to Cancel Final Year Exams Amid COVID-19

The University Grants Commission (UGC), in the Supreme Court, questioned the decisions of Delhi, Maharashtra government to cancel final year exams of state universities amid COVID-19 pandemic, reported PTI. UGC said it is against the rules.


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