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PIB’S DAILY BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 06 JUN 2020 6:27PM by PIB Delhi

 

(Contains Press releases concerning Covid-19, issued in last 24 hours, inputs from PIB Field Offices and Fact checks undertaken by PIB)

 

Updates on Covid-19 from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

During the last 24 hours, a total of 4,611 COVID-19 patients have been cured. Thus, so far, a total of 1,14,073 patients have been cured of COVID-19. The recovery rate is 48.20% amongst COVID-19 patients. Presently, there are 1,15,942 active cases and all are under active medical supervision. ICMR has further ramped up the testing capacity for detecting the novel Coronavirus in infected persons. The number of government labs has been increased to 520 and private labs has been increased to 222 (A total of 742).1,37,938 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. The total number of samples tested thus far is 45,24,317.

 

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OP SamudraSetu - INS Jalashwa departs Male for Tuticorin with 700 Indians embarked

Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa, which reached Male, Maldives on 04 Jun 20 for her third trip under Op SamudraSetu - Indian Navy's contribution to India's national effort to bring home our citizens from foreign shores by sea, embarked 700 Indian nationals on 05 Jun 20 and departed for India late in the evening. The ship will observe strict COVID protocols onboard and is expected to reach Tuticorin on 07 Jun 20.

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Phone call between Prime Minister Shri NarendraModi and H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

Prime Minister Shri NarendraModi had a phone call with H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda. The leaders discussed the challenges posed to their healthcare systems and economies by the COVID-19 pandemic. They shared information about the steps taken in the respective country to manage the crisis and ensure well-being of citizens. The leaders agreed to extend all possible support to each other’s expatriate citizens during the present crisis.The Prime Minister assured the Rwandan President of India’s steadfast support to Rwanda’s efforts to combat the Coronavirus, including through medical assistance.

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President promulgates two Ordinances with the aim of giving a boost to rural India and agriculture

After the announcement of the landmark decisions by the Government of India for reforms in the agricultural sector for raising the income of the farmers as part of the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, the President of India has promulgated the following Ordinances with the aim of giving a boost to rural India for farmers engaged in agriculture and allied activities: The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion & Facilitation) Ordinance 2020; and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance 2020.

When the whole ecosystem of agriculture and its allied activities was tested during the COVID-19 crises, it reconfirmed the necessity for the Central Government to speed up the reform process and to come up with a national legal facilitative ecosystem to improve intra-state and interstate trade of agriculture produce. The Government of India also recognized the need for the farmer to sell agriculture produce at a place of his choice at a better price by increasing the number of prospective buyers. A facilitative framework was also considered necessary for farming agreements. Thus the two ordinances have been promulgated.

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HRD Minister chairs Meeting to review the progress of works sanctioned under Institute of Eminence Scheme

Union Minister for HRD Shri Ramesh Pokhariyal ‘Nishank’ chaired a review meeting on the progress of works sanctioned under the Institute of Eminence Scheme (IoE). During the meeting the Ministersaid that a Project Management Unit should be established in MHRD for monitoring the works of the IOEs and HEFA in 15 days. Shri Nishank assured that a commitment letter from MHRD will be issued to various public institutions of IoEs that funds will be released for expenditure done as per the MOU of IoE. He also desired that construction activities have been open now and work may be expedited in IoEs which have stopped due to Covid-19.

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Research proposals invited for COVID-19 for bilateral collaboration in science between India & Australia

Prime Minister Shri NarendraModi and the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison MP, jointly announced a Special COVID-19 Collaboration in 2020 during an India-Australia Leaders’ Virtual Summit on 04 June 2020.Accordingly, Department of Science & Technology,GOI and Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER), Australia have invited joint research projects on COVID-19 from interested scientists and researchers under the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF), a platform for bilateral collaboration in science, jointly managed and funded by the governments of India and Australia.

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Dr. Jitendra Singh launches Booklet and its e-version on one year achievements of Ministry of DoNER under Modi Government 2.0

Union MinisterDr.Jitendra Singh has said that North Eastern Region has emerged as a role model in more than one way. After emerging as a successful model for development in the last six years, the region has also become a role model in Corona management and again by reverting back to normal working conditions, it has presented a model for the entire country to emulate the same. Dr Singh said that this has become possible due to priority and patronage, the North Eastern Region received by Prime Minister NarendraModi Government in the last six years.

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INPUTS FROM PIB FIELD OFFICES

  • Arunchal Pradesh:Total 10,790 samples have been collected for COVID19 tests. Active cases 46, recovered one. Results for more than 1700 tests are awaited.
  • Assam: 38 patients have been discharged as they tested negative for COVID19 twice in Assam. Total discharged patients 547, active patients 1770.
  • Manipur: 11 more persons test COVID19 positive taking total number of cases to 143 in Manipur. Recovered cases is 52 with a recovery rate of 36 percent.
  • Mizoram: Mizoram has received RT-PCR testing machine for COVID19. It will be installed at Zoram Medical College, Aizawl
  • Nagaland: In Nagaland, 12 more stranded citizens arrived by Air India flight from Guwahati. Returnees taken to Agri Expo for mandatory screening & segregation.  Mokokchung Chamber of Commerce & Industry donates Rs 3 lakh to District Task Force on COVID19 for purchase of TRUE-NAT Machine accessories in Nagaland.
  • Kerala:  State recorded one more Covid-19 death, taking the disease toll to 15. Former footballer and Santhosh Trophy player Hamsakkoya (63) who had been under treatment at Manjeri MC in Malappuram, died today. He is the first person in the state to undergo plasma therapy for Covid. His 5 family members are also being treated for Covid.  Among the 190 health workers who were quarantined after having close contact with a Covid-19 patient in Kozhikode MC, samples of 118 people tested negative. Six more Keralites have succumbed to the virus in the Gulf with the toll crossing 170. The number of Covid cases in the state rose to three-digit yesterday, with 111 more people testing positive. 973 patients are still under treatment.
  • Tamil Nadu: Indira Gandhi MC in Puducherry to open for non-Covid patients from June 8. Meanwhile, five more persons tested positive in Puducherry taking the total number of cases to 104 in the UT. Tamil Nadu fixes per day rates for Covid-19 treatment at private hospitals: maximum of Rs 15,000 for ICU; for general ward, maximum of Rs 7500 in Grade 1 & 2 hospitals and Rs 5000 in Grade 3 & 4 hospitals. CM urges industries to use Tamil Nadu workers in place of migrants. Govt. hospitals in Chennai facing severe staff shortage because of surge in cases. 1438 new cases & 12 deaths reported yesterday with 1116 cases from Chennai. Total cases: 28694, Active cases: 12697, Deaths: 232, Discharged: 15762. Active cases in Chennai are 9437.
  • Karnataka: State government permits to open hotels and restaurants with necessary precautionary measures and following union government guidelines. State issues new SOP for Maharashtra returnees: 21-day home quarantine with negative report. Chikkamagalur district becomes covid free after 16 confirmed cases get cured. State sets a new, single-day record of Covid-19 cases with 515 positives on Friday, and in a continuing trend, 482 of them have come from other states. Total positive cases: 4835, Active cases: 3088, Deaths: 57, Recovered: 1688.
  • Andhra Pradesh:  All set to conduct Darshan trial run in Tirumala temple from June 8; Alipri Check Post gets transformed as foolproof COVID-19 checkpoint. State tested a total number 4,36,335 samples with a positive rate of 1.02 per cent.161 new cases, 29 discharged and no death reported during last 24 hours after testing 12,771 samples. Total cases: 3588. Active: 1192, Recovered: 2323, Deaths: 73. Total number of migrants who tested positive is 741, with 467 of them active. 127 of the 131 cases from abroad remain active.
  • Telangana: Dialysis patients and their primary contacts are falling prey to novel corona virus, with four such cases reported on Friday. Telangana tops the secondary infection rate charts in the South, while it stands sixth across India amid growing fears over a rapid surge in Covid-19 cases. Total cases as on 4th June are 3290. As on date 448 migrants and foreign returnees tested positive.
  • Maharashtra: 2,436 new COVID-19 cases have been reported, taking the state tally of coronavirus positive cases to 80,229; while the number of active cases stand at 42,215. Hotspot Mumbai has reported 1,150 new infections, taking the total number of positive cases in the city to 45,854, out of which 25,539 patients have recovered so far. The recovery rate of Maharashtra stands at 43.81%, while case fatality rate is 3.55%.
  • Gujarat: 510 new COVID-19 cases have been reported, taking the state tally of coronavirus positive cases to more than 19,000. While 35 patients died due to COVID-19 on Friday, as many as 344 persons also recovered during the day. The recovery rate of the state is improving and it now stands at 68.05 per cent from 44.3 per cent in the last week of May.
  • Madhya Pradesh: 234 new COVID-19 cases were reported, taking the state tally of coronavirus positive cases to 8996, while the number of active cases stands at 2734. Most of the new cases have been reported from hotspots Indore and Bhopal, followed by Neemuch district. So far, 384 people have died
  • Rajasthan: 44 new COVID-19 cases have been reported today, taking the state tally of coronavirus positive cases to 10,128.Most of the new cases were reported from Pali and Churu districts. The doubling rate of cases has gone up to 20 days in the state. Recovery rate also has improved to more than 70%.
  • Chhattisgarh: 127 new COVID-19 cases have been reported on Friday and 18 new cases have been reported today, taking the state tally of coronavirus positive cases to 894.  It is the biggest spike in a single day in the state ever since the first case was detected on 18th of March. In last three days, 300 new cases were reported in the state.
  • Goa: 30 new COVID-19 cases reported, taking the state tally of coronavirus positive cases to 196. 415 travellers to the state have been put in quarantine facilities.

 

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