Nationwide tally nears 54,000; Tamil Nadu detects 580 new cases #coronavirusnewstolive - May 7, 2020 19 0 COMMENTS
New Delhi: The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases neared 54,000 on Thursday.
More folks testing constructive for the lethal virus an infection in Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan amongst different states, however the variety of these having recovered additionally crossed 15,000.
At least 4,500 new cases have been detected throughout the nation since Wednesday morning, figures introduced by totally different states and union territories confirmed. The nationwide loss of life toll has now risen to 1,783, whereas fatalities have been additionally reported from paramilitary forces.
A 55-year-old CISF head constable posted on the Mumbai worldwide airport has succumbed to the novel coronavirus, whereas two BSF personnel have additionally died, officers stated. The BSF additionally reported 41 new cases of an infection, taking its tally of confirmed cases to 193.
A big variety of well being staff and safety personnel, who’re among the many ‘frontline warriors’ within the COVID-19 struggle, have examined constructive for the lethal virus within the current days.
In Maharashtra alone, not less than 531 police personnel, together with 51 officers and 480 constables, have examined constructive and are being handled at varied hospitals within the state, an official stated. Of this, 39 have recovered to this point, whereas 5 policemen have died.
While Maharashtra and Gujarat proceed to high the nationwide tally, Tamil Nadu has now crossed the 5,000 mark with 580 new cases reported in the course of the day. The loss of life toll of the southern state has reached 37, with two extra ladies succumbing to COVID-19 in the course of the day.
A lot of new cases within the state are linked to Chennai’s Koyambedu market, which is taken into account one of many largest vegetable markets in Asia. The state now has 3,822 energetic cases, whereas its total tally has reached 5,409.
Jammu and Kashmir additionally reported 18 contemporary coronavirus cases, 9 of them from three tertiary care hospitals in Srinagar, taking the full constructive cases within the union territory to 793. While Jammu has reported 68 cases to this point, 725 are within the Kashmir valley.
In West Bengal, the loss of life toll rose to 79 after seven extra fatalities, whereas 92 constructive cases have been detected within the final 24 hours, the state’s well being bulletin stated. The state has reported 1,548 cases to this point, out of which 1,101 are energetic cases. New cases have been reported from Odisha additionally.
Kerala, nevertheless, didn’t report a single new case for the second consecutive day. The state had not seen any case earlier on May 1, Three and Four additionally.
Andhra Pradesh reported 56 new cases, taking its tally to 1,833. In Uttar Pradesh, 61 contemporary cases obtained detected, taking its whole to three,059.
Chhattisgarh additionally didn’t report any new case and introduced discharge of two extra COVID-19 sufferers, taking the full variety of recoveries to 38. This has additionally introduced down the full variety of energetic cases to 21 now, officers stated.
In its morning replace, the Union Health Ministry stated the COVID-19 loss of life toll within the nation has risen to 1,783 whereas the variety of cases has climbed to 52,952, registering a rise of 89 deaths and three,561 cases since Wednesday morning,
The variety of energetic COVID-19 cases stood at 35,902 whereas 15,266 folks have recovered and one affected person has migrated, it stated.
However, a PTI tally of numbers reported by states and UTs until 6.45 PM put the full variety of confirmed cases at 53,950.
Speaking at a digital international Buddha Purnima occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated India is making each effort to save lots of the life of each citizen from coronavirus, however it is usually taking its international obligations in the course of the pandemic very significantly.
He additionally stated that India’s progress will all the time be aiding international progress.
With the pandemic and the continuing lockdown hitting the financial system badly, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh urged the prime minister to spell out the best way ahead for the nation’s financial revival and an exit technique from the third section of the lockdown.
A nationwide lockdown has been in place since March 25, which was first imposed for 21 days however obtained prolonged first for an additional 14 days until May Three after which for additional 14 days within the third section, with appreciable relaxations, until May 17.
In Rajasthan, the state’s well being minister Raghu Sharma stated about 52 per cent COVID-19 sufferers have recovered, giving the state one of the best restoration charge within the nation.
He stated that 3,400 folks have to this point examined constructive for the illness within the state, of whom 1740 have recovered. As many as 1,284 folks have been discharged from hospitals and despatched to their properties, he stated.
Sharma expressed hope that the plasma remedy for remedy of coronavirus an infection would additional scale back mortality charge within the state.
Rajasthan recorded two extra coronavirus deaths on Thursday, whereas 38 extra folks examined constructive for the virus, an official stated. The loss of life toll within the state has now climbed to 95, whereas Jaipur alone has reported 52 deaths.