Coronavirus India Highlights: Recovery rate in India best in world, fatality rate lowest, says Harsh Vardhan

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Coronavirus COVID19 cases Vaccine Highlights: Among the states, Goa, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, and Odisha have recorded the highest daily cases.

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Coronavirus COVID19 cases Vaccine Live Unlock Lockdown news: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was undergoing treatment for coronavirus, has tested COVID19 negative. Total coronavirus cases in India are 24,61,191. India has recorded 64,553 cases and 1007 COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours. Out of the daily cases, 7,973 are new Coronavirus cases. In the past 24 hours, 55,573 COVID patients have been discharged in the country taking the overall recovery rate to 71.17 per cent. India’s Coronavirus fatality rate stood at 1.96 per cent. However, a number of states saw the highest single-day spike in COVID19 cases. Lockdown norms in states have been relaxed on the occasion of Independence Day.

Meanwhile, Oxford-AstraZeneca has announced that human trials of its potential coronavirus vaccine candidate will end by November, and mass production will begin from 2021. The US government has signed a multi-billion dollar deal with Moderna for the supply of the COVID19 vaccine when it is ready.

In India, there are 6,61,595 active coronavirus cases, so far 17,51,555 COVID19 positive patients have recovered and 48,040 COVID19 positive patients have died due to the highly contagious disease, according to data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Delhi has recorded 956 new coronavirus cases, taking the total tally to 1,49,460 even as the death toll stood at 4,167. Mumbai recorded 1,200 new coronavirus patients pushing the tally to 1,27,571, and the death toll stood at 6,988. Among the states, Goa, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, and Odisha have recorded the highest daily cases. Maharashtra has reported 11,813 new COVID-19 cases and 413 coronavirus related deaths. With this, cases tally rose to 5,60,126 and death toll at 19,063.

India had tested 8,48,728 samples for Coronavirus taking the total number of testing to 2,76,94,416, India Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said in a statement.

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    22:57 (IST)14 Aug 2020
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    22:47 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Joint Secretary in Health Ministry Lav Agarwal tests positive for COVID-19

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    22:43 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 1,175 new COVID-19 positive cases and 15 deaths reported in Jharkhand today

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    22:30 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Will win fight against COVID-19 pandemic, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

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    21:45 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 1,278 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Rajasthan

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    21:33 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 7,908 COVID-19 cases, 6,940 cases of discharge and 104 deaths reported in Karnataka today

    7,908 COVID-19 cases, 6,940 cases of discharge and 104 deaths reported in Karnataka today. Total cases in the state stand at 2,11,108, including 1,28,182 cases of discharge and 3,717 deaths: Department of Health and Family Welfare, Karnataka (ANI)

    21:16 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Tamil Nadu reports 5,890 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking count to 3,26,245

    Tamil Nadu reports 5,890 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking count to 3,26,245, death toll mounts to 5,514 with 117 more fatalities; number of active cases stands at 53,716: Health dept (PTI)

    21:06 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 979 new COVID-19 cases and 47 deaths reported in Mumbai today

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    20:39 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 796 new COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths reported in Madhya Pradesh today

    796 new COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths reported in Madhya Pradesh today. Total number of cases now at 43,414 including 9,928 active cases, 32,405 recoveries and 1,081 deaths: State Health Department. (ANI)

    20:25 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in India best in world, fatality rate lowest: Harsh Vardhan

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    20:25 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 313 new COVID-19 cases reported in Uttarakhand today

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    20:24 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Kerala records 1,569 new COVID-19 cases

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    20:10 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 12,608 new COVID-19 cases, 10,484 recoveries & 364 deaths reported in Maharashtra today

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    20:09 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: SC not in favour of inquiry into alleged mismanagement of COVID-19 pandemic in country

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    19:52 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Kerala CM Vijayan, Health Minister test negative for COVID-19, say CMO sources

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday tested negative for COVID-19, hours after he went into self-quarantine as he came in the primary contact list of an official who has contracted the virus, sources in his office here said. Vijayan's antigen test was negative, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) sources told PTI. The antigen test of Health Minister K K Shailaja also returned negative for the virus, they said. (PTI)

    19:43 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 36 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh

    36 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh, taking infection tally to 3,853; active case count 1,325: Official (PTI)

    19:41 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in India best in world, says Union Health Minister

    Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in India best in world, fatality rate lowest: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan (PTI)

    19:33 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tests negative for COVID-19

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tests negative for COVID-19: CMO sources (PTI)

    19:33 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tests negative for COVID-19

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tests negative for COVID-19: CMO sources (PTI)

    19:17 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 86 new COVID19 cases & 65 recoveries reported in Manipur in the last 24 hours

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    19:00 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 77 new ambulances to be pressed into operation, says Punjab health minister

    To ensure quick emergency services for COVID-19 patients, 77 new ambulances will be pressed into operation, Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said on Friday. Flagging off 15 Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulances from here, Sidhu said the state government has given a nod to procurement of 100 more ambulances to fulfil their shortage in government hospitals. (PTI)

    18:54 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit tests negative

    Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who was under treatment for COVID-19, tests negative: Hospital (PTI)

    18:46 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 9 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai

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    18:40 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: India conducts record 8,48,728 tests for detection of COVID-19 in a day

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    18:40 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: India conducts record 8,48,728 tests for detection of COVID-19 in a day

    India conducts record 8,48,728 tests for detection of COVID-19 in a day with an aim to achieve daily target of 10 lakh; recovery rate rises to 71.17 per cent: Union Health Ministry (PTI)

    18:31 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Total COVID-19 positive cases in Himachal Pradesh stands at 3,852

    Total COVID-19 positive cases in Himachal Pradesh stands at 3,852 including 1,325 active cases, 2,474 recoveries and 17 deaths: State Health Department  (ANI)

    18:26 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Tamil Nadu reports 5,890 new COVID-19 cases and 117 deaths today

    Tamil Nadu reports 5,890 new COVID-19 cases and 117 deaths today taking the total number of cases to 3,26,245 including 5,514 deaths and 53,716 active cases: State Health Department (ANI)

    18:17 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 540 new COVID-19 cases reported from Jammu and Kashmir today

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    18:12 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: 'Corona warriors' to be felicitated on Independence Day in Chhattisgarh

    Frontline workers who have been battling the COVID-19 pandemic will be felicitated during the 74th Independence Day celebrations in all district headquarters of Chhattisgarh, an official said on Friday. Considering the pandemic, Independence Day programmes on Saturday will be held with limited attendance and no cultural presentations, the official said. (PTI) 

    18:05 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, 3 other ministers go into self-quarantine

    Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, 3 other ministers go into self-quarantine after coming on primary contact list of Malappuram district collector who tested positive for COVID-19: Official sources (PTI)

    18:05 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, 3 other ministers go into self-quarantine

    Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, 3 other ministers go into self-quarantine after coming on primary contact list of Malappuram district collector who tested positive for COVID-19: Official sources (PTI)

    17:49 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Playback Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam moved to Intensive Care Unit

    There has been a setback in the health of Playback Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam who had been admitted at MGM Healthcare for symptoms of COVID since 5th August. In a late-night development on 13th Aug, Balasubrahmanyam's condition had deteriorated and based on the advice of expert medical team attending to him, he has been moved to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) & he is on life support & his condition remains critical: MGM Healthcare, Chennai (ANI)

    17:37 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Madhya Pradesh minister Tulsi Silawat recovers from COVID-19

    Madhya Pradesh minister Tulsiram Silawat, who had tested positive for coronavirus infection, was discharged from a private hospital here on Friday following his recovery, an official said. The water resources minister had tested positive for the deadly infection on July 28 and had informed about it on Twitter. (PTI) 

    17:20 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Around 500 patients die of COVID19 in Assam

    Around 500 COVID19 patients have died in Assam, including 300-350 due to comorbidities, said Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

    17:10 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Amit Shah tests COVID19 negative

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah has tweeted saying that he has tested Coronavirus negative. Shah will remain in home isolation for a few days.

    17:02 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Delhi reports over 1100 COVID19 cases

    Delhi has reported 1,192 new COVID19 cases and 11 deaths today. Total number of cases now at 1,50,652 including 11,366 active cases, 1,35,108 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 4,178 deaths, Delhi government said.

    16:50 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Former Congress MP dies of COVID19

    Former Congress MP Surendra Prakash Goel passed away on Friday morning due to COVID-19 complications, his family said. He was 74. He had tested positive for coronavirus and was admitted for treatment on July 27 in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi. His son Shushant Goel told PTI that his father breathed his last on Friday morning around 6.30 am. READ MORE

    16:40 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to go into self quarantine

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and others who visited Kozhikode plane crash site are going into self-quarantine. Co-operation and Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran will hoist national flag at Independence Day function to be held in Thiruvananthapuram tomorrow, stated Kerala Chief Minister's Office.

    16:26 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Big decision by Mamata Banerjee government

    West Bengal government has decided to provide employment to next of kin of deceased and incapacitated COVID warriors on compassionate grounds, said a senior official.

    16:18 (IST)14 Aug 2020
    Coronavirus India Live: Daily COVID19 testing touches daily high of over 8.48 lakh

    A record high of 8,48,728 COVID19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. This has taken the cumulative tests to 2,76,94,416, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

    Around the world, there are 20,778,947 coronavirus cases as the US, Brazil, India, Russia and South Africa are the worst affected countries. A total of 7,53,283 COVID19 deaths have been recorded as the US, Brazil, Mexico, India, and the UK have seen the most number of demises.
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