COVID-19: Satyendar Jain’s Health Improves; Total Cases Cross 4 L

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Updated22 Jun 2020, 02:30 AM IST
India
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India’s total coronavirus cases crossed four lakhs on Sunday, 21 June, with 15,413 new cases in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. The total number of active cases in the country stands at 1,69,451 and death toll at 13,254.

Speaking on the occasion of International Yoga Day, PM Modi on Sunday, said that “due to the corona pandemic, the world today is understanding the importance of yoga even more than it did before”, adding that yoga bolsters immunity which will help in the fight against the disease.

The health condition of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has improved after being administered plasma therapy, the Office of Delhi Health Minister announced on Sunday.

Snapshot
  • Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA Omprakash Saklecha has tested positive for COVID-19, just hours after he cast his vote for the Rajya Sabha polls
  • The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has approved the recommendations of the Expert Committee to fix the rates of beds for COVID-19 patients, LG Anil Baijal said on Saturday
  • There have been over 8.6 million coronavirus cases reported globally, with India being the fourth worst-affected country
  • PM Modi launched the ‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojana’ – a Rs 50,000 crore mega job scheme for migrant workers, who have returned to their home states

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2:45 AM, 21 Jun
KEY EVENT

Hours After Rajya Sabha Elections, MP BJP MLA Tests COVID-19 Positive

Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA Omprakash Saklecha has tested positive for COVID-19, just hours after he cast his vote for the Rajya Sabha polls held on Friday, reports said.

The MLA had given his sample on Friday afternoon, reported NDTV, with his positive report, along with that of his wife, coming out later in the day.

On Saturday, five other BJP MLAs, who were in touch with Saklecha, also got themselves tested in Bhopal, reported The Indian Express.

2:55 AM, 21 Jun
KEY EVENT

'Yoga Will Help Fight Pandemic': PM Modi On International Yoga Day

Speaking on the occasion of International Yoga Day, PM Modi on Sunday, 21 June said that “due to the corona pandemic, the world today is understanding the importance of yoga even more than it did before”, adding that yoga bolsters immunity which will help in the fight against the disease.

He also stated that yoga exercises like the pranayam help strengthen the respiratory system which is most affected by the virus.

"Yoga will help us fight the coronavirus. It gives us the confidence to face troubles and win over them", he added.

4:20 AM, 21 Jun
KEY EVENT

Tally of COVID-19 Cases in India Crosses Four Lakh

India’s total coronavirus cases crossed four lakhs on Sunday, 21 June, with 15,413 new cases in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. The total number of active cases in the country stands at 1,69,451.

The total number of fatalities stands at 13,254.

5:42 AM, 21 Jun
KEY EVENT

No Kanwar Yatra This Year Due To COVID-19 Threat, Says UP

Kanwar Yatra during the auspicious month of "Shravan" will remain suspended this year in view of the coronavirus pandemic, according to an official release issued on Saturday, according to PTI.


Published: 21 Jun 2020, 02:56 AM IST