Patients with very mild COVID-19 symptoms will have home isolation option: Union Health Ministry
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued guidelines for home isolation of people who either have very mild COVID-19 symptoms or are in the pre-symptomatic phase. Such patients with requisite self-isolation facility at their residence will now have the option for home isolation.
COVID-19 cases rise to 2,878,196, death count reaches 198,668, says WHO
The global death toll from the novel coronavirus has increased over the past 24 hours by nearly 5,000 to top 198,000, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. According to the latest WHO data, 85,530 new cases of infection have been registered globally over the past day, with 4,982 deaths. The overall number of COVID-19 cases worldwide increased to 2,878,196 and the death count reached 198,668.
Total number of positive cases in India rises to 29,435
Total number of COVID19 positive cases in India rises to 29435 including 21632 active cases, 6868 cured/discharged, 934 deaths and 1 migrated. 62 deaths and 1543 new cases in last 24 hours due to Coronavirus, the sharpest ever increase in death cases in India: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Total number of cases in Maharashtra rises to 8590
522 news cases and 27 deaths reported in Maharashtra today. Total 8590 positive COVID-19 cases and 369 deaths have been reported in the state till date. Mortality Rate stands at 4.30%: Maharashtra Health Department
Global COVID-19 cases crosses 3 million
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the world has topped 3 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 3,041,517, the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at the university revealed in its latest update. The global death toll has increased to 211,159