PM Modi Calls Seven States to Take Stock of COVID-19 Spread

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Eight Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Helpline Staff Test Positive

Eight BESCOM (Bangalore Electricity Supply Company) 24x7 helpline staff have tested positive for COVID-19, so the BESCOM helpline 1912 is completely sealed down and will not be operational for 48 hours.

8:06 PM , 19 Jul

PM Modi Calls 7 Chief Ministers to Take Stock of COVID-19 Situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with the Chief Ministers of seven states over phone, here on Sunday, about "situation" in their states.

These Chief Ministers are Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Sarbananda Sonowal (Assam), Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy (Andhra Pradesh), K. Chandrasekhar Rao (Telangana), O. Pareerselvam (Tamil Nadu), Jai Ram Thakur (Himachal Pradesh) and Trivendra Singh Rawat (Uttarakhand).

(Source: IANS)

7:02 PM , 19 Jul

Delhi Records 1,211 New Cases

Delhi records 1,211 fresh COVID-19 cases raising the tally to 1,22,793. The death toll has also shot up to 3,628.

6:35 PM , 19 Jul

PM Modi Speaks to CM Palaniswami As TN Crosses 1.65 Lakh Cases

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on the COVID-19 situation as the state crossed 1.65 lakh cases. In the briefing CM Palaniswami briefed PM Modi on the preventive measures being taken and the treatment facilities for Covid-positive patients.

6:07 PM , 19 Jul

Goa Looking to Share COVID-19 Test Results Through WhatsApp

Amid the rise in COVID-19 cases, Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said his ministry was in talks with a state government-run technology agency, Goa Electronics, to integrate the social media platform WhatsApp for quick dissemination of Covid-19 test results.


Published: 19 Jul 2020, 9:57 AM IST
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