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Opposition slams TMC for alleged lax implementation of lockdown as govt admits community transmission

IndiaTimes Monday, 20 July 2020 ()
Opposition parties in West Bengal Monday slammed the TMC government for allegedly not implementing the lockdown properly, leading to community transmission of Covid-19 in certain areas, and asked it to name the communities among which the prevalence rate is the highest.
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Recovery rate of India stands at 63.92% with above 32,000 recoveries on July 27. The active case percentage is 33.80% while the death rate is 2.28% in the country. Around 8,706 patients were discharged on July 27 in Maharashtra taking the total number of discharge patient to 2,21,944. Recovery rate in the state is 57.84%. As on July 27, there are 1,47,592 active cases in the state. West Bengal's COVID-19 case tally rises to 60,830. Discharged cases in WB stand at 39,917 while the death toll is 1, 411. 1134 fresh positive cases reported in Rajasthan on July 27. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 37,564 including 10,097 active cases and 25,663 discharged cases. Above 5, 471 recoveries were reported in Tamil Nadu on July 27 taking the recovery toll to 156526 in the state. 41, 380 COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Gujarat till July 27. 22 deaths and 1,052 COVID19 cases reported in the last 24 hours. Gujarat's case tally rises to 56,874 including 13,146 active cases and 2,348 deaths.

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Govt Medical College of Doda installed machine for detection of antibodies in samples. The machine is called 'Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (USA) Vitros ECI Immunoassay Analyzer' and it can perform around 300 coronavirus tests per day. This is one such kind of machine installed in JandK. HOD of Biochemistry department, Dr Ashraf Ali Khan said, "The profit of this machine is that anyone can come to us and test themselves for COVID-19. Test cost to be between Rs700-900.This machine can perform around 300 tests/day."

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