28,701 New COVID Cases Take India’s Tally to 8.78 L; Biggest Spike
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The number of coronavirus cases in India rose by 28,701 to 8,78,254 on Monday, 13 July, in what is the biggest one-day spike in numbers yet. Meanwhile, the death toll increased by 500 to 23,174.
According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are now 3,01,609 active cases across the country, while 5,53,470 patients have been cured or discharged, and one has migrated.
- The UP government on Sunday announced that it will continue putting the state under lockdown during weekends to curb the spread of COVID-19
- Karnataka Minister CT Ravi said on Twitter that he has tested positive for coronavirus
- A total of 1,18,06,256 samples have been tested for COVID-19 till 12 July, of which 2,19,103 samples were tested on Sunday, the ICMR said
Rail Bhawan to be Shut for 2 Days After Officials Test COVID Positive
All offices at Rail Bhawan to be closed on 14 and 15 July for sanitization after some officials of Railway Board tested positive for COVID-19.
130 New Cases in Goa
At least 130 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Goa today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 2,583, including 1,026 active cases, 1,540 recovered and 17 deaths, ANI reported.
891 New Cases in Himachal Pradesh
At least 891 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 1,243, including 292 active cases, 927 recovered and 9 deaths.
Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar Announces Complete Lockdown
Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar district administration announced total lockdown in Nagar Nigam Rudrapur area and adjacent rural areas - Phool Bagh, Chhatarpur, Matkota, Bindu Khera, Bhamraula and Loharri from 12 am tonight to 12 am of 16 July, ANi reported.
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