COVID-19: Russian PM Tests Positive; India’s Tally at 33,610

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Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Thursday, 30 April, he has tested positive for COVID-19, adding that he will self-isolate.

Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 33,610 on Thursday. According to the Health Ministry data, there are now 24,162 active cases in the country, while 1,075 people have died. As many as 8,372 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.

Earlier on Thursday, the Health Ministry said that the recovery rate for coronavirus in India stands at 25.19 percent, while the doubling rate of cases has now increased to 11 days.

Snapshot
  • Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally crossed the 10,000-mark to stand at 10,498 with 583 new cases on Thursday
  • 161 new COVID-19 cases, including 138 from Chennai, were reported in Tamil Nadu on Thursday, taking the tally in the state to 2,323
  • 105 cases of COVID-19 were reported in Punjab on Thursday, in what was the biggest one-day spike. The total number of cases in the state stand at 480
  • The Home Ministry told states on Thursday to ensure free movement of trucks and goods carriers
  • PM Modi on Thursday held a “comprehensive” meeting to discuss strategies to attract more foreign investments as well as promote local investments

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Published: 30 Apr 2020, 8:22 AM IST
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