India’s COVID Tally Crosses 3-Lakh; PM Reviews COVID Situation

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Prime Minister Modi held a meeting with senior ministers and officials on Saturday, 13 June, to review India’s response to COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting was attended by the home minister, health minister, principal secretary to PM, Cabinet Secretary, health secretary, DG ICMR and other members of the empowered groups.

Meanwhile, Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan are also scheduled to hold a meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal over the national capital’s COVID-19 preparedness on Sunday, 14 June at 11 am.

India on Friday, 13 June, crossed the 3-lakh mark as it reported the highest single-day spike of 11,458 new COVID-19 cases.

India’s COVID Tally Crosses 3-Lakh; PM Reviews COVID Situation
(Graphic: The Quint)
Snapshot
  • The pandemic has killed 425,282 people so far, with US having the most recorded deaths in US at 114,643, ahead of Brazil with 41,828 deaths, and Britain at 41,481 deaths, according to AFP
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be interacting with chief ministers of all states and Union territories on 16 and 17 June
  • India has now taken the fourth spot in the list of nations worst-hit by coronavirus, surpassing the UK in terms of the number of cases

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6:39 PM , 13 Jun

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6:34 PM , 13 Jun

Ganga Ram Hospital's Testing Facility Restored

After allegations of flouting ICMR guidelines for testing, Ganga Ram Hospital’s facility of COVID-19 testing has now been restored.

“We have now been authorised to use RT-PCR App. With this, the Hospital can start doing testing or COVID-19 patients as per government guidelines,” the hospital’s chairperson said in a statement.


Published: 13 Jun 2020, 8:28 AM IST
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