Himachal Pradesh Minister Sukhram Chaudhry Tests COVID-19 Positive

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Sukhram Chaudhary, Himachal Pradesh Power Minister tests positive for COVID-19, on Thursday, 6 August, reported ANI.

Senior CPI(M) leader Shyamal Chakraborty died of COVID-19 at a Kolkata hospital on Thursday, party sources informed PTI.

India on Thursday, 6 August, reported 56,282 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the country to 19,64,537. The death toll increased by 904 to 40,699.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 5,95,501 active cases across the country, while 13,28,336 patients have been cured or discharged.

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  • The Telangana government has decided to conduct 40,000 COVID-19 tests daily, an official release on Thursday said
  • The total number of samples tested for COVID-19 up till 5 August is 2,21,49,351, including 6,64,949 samples tested on Wednesday, the ICMR said
  • Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded 10,309 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the state to over 4.68 lakh
  • Andhra Pradesh also recorded over 10,000 cases on Wednesday, along with the biggest one-day spike in deaths
9:55 AM , 06 Aug
KEY EVENT

56,282 New COVID-19 Cases Take India’s Tally to 19.64 Lakh; 40,699 Deaths

India on Thursday reported 56,282 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the country to 19,64,537. The death toll increased by 904 to 40,699.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 5,95,501 active cases across the country, while 13,28,336 patients have been cured or discharged.

Himachal Pradesh Minister Sukhram Chaudhry Tests COVID-19 Positive
(Graphic: The Quint)
11:14 AM , 06 Aug

539 New COVID-19 Cases in Rajasthan, Tally Rises to 48,383

Rajasthan has reported 539 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the state to 48,383, including 753 deaths.

1:38 PM , 06 Aug

1,699 New COVID-19 Cases in Odisha; Tally Rises to 40,717

Odisha has reported 1,699 new COVID-19 cases and 10 fatalities, taking the tally in the state to 40,717 and the death toll to 235.

1:44 PM , 06 Aug

Telangana Govt Decides to Conduct 40,000 COVID-19 Tests Daily

The Telangana government has decided to conduct 40,000 COVID-19 tests daily and keep 10,000 oxygen beds ready all over the state, PTI quoted an official release as saying on Thursday.


Published: 06 Aug 2020, 9:47 AM IST
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