India saw more COVID recoveries than confirmed cases in last 45 days: Govt
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India saw more COVID recoveries than confirmed cases in last 45 days: Govt
In the last 45 days, the total number of COVID-19 recovered cases has increased and the number of active cases has decreased in the country, informed Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary of Health Ministry while addressing media persons on November 17.
While ending 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to continue to remain vigilant against COVID. "Month of March is also the last month of our financial year that is why many of you will be busy. Our traders and businessmen will now be keeping busy, amongst all these works, we do not have to let our guard down against COVID. If you are healthy, happy and abiding by your duties the nation will keep progressing," said PM Modi.
A total of 1,43,01,266 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 across India. The country also reported 16,752 new COVID-19 cases and 11,718 discharges on Feb 28. With new infections, the COVID tally of the country stood at 1,10,96,731 while, active cases stand at 1,64,511. With 113 deaths in last 24 hours, death toll rose to 1,57,051.
While speaking to ANI in Bhubaneswar on February 27, the Health and Family Welfare Minister of Odisha, Naba Kisore Das spoke on rising cases of coronavirus pandemic. Kisore Das said, "Passengers arriving from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh will undergo screening test at airport in Odisha. If any symptom found, they will undergo antigen test." "Those testing COVID positive will be kept under isolation," he added.
Amid increasing cases of COVID-19 in the city, Mumbai Police have joined hands with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to ensure that people follow COVID guidelines like, wearing face masks, maintaining social distancing. Maharashtra is seeing a rise in new COVID-19 infections. For the fourth consecutive day on Saturday, the state reported over 8,000 fresh infections. Maharashtra currently has 68810 active cases.
Kerala Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena assured that Kerala is fully ready to hold free, fair, credible and independent elections. He further added, "Polling will be held on April 06. Notification will be issued on March 12. We have issued directions to all the authorities in the state government to ensure compliance of the model code of conduct," said Kerala Chief Electoral Officer. Kerala assembly elections are scheduled to be held on April 06.
Delhi Chief Minsiter Arvind Kejriwal during a public rally in Meerut said that farmers can be anything but anti-nationals. He accused BJP of planning the entire Red Fort incident. "Many people told me that they were deliberately shown wrong path as they didn't know streets of Delhi. Those who hoisted flag were their (BJP) workers," he added. He further said, "Today, Bharatiya Janata Party's central government has filed cases against farmers for carrying out anti-national activities. Even Britishers did not have this courage."
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a public rally in Meerut came down heavy on Centre government's three agriculture laws. Terming them as "death warrants," Kejriwal said that it is a do or die situation for farmers sitting on border. "The government wants to take away their lands and give them to 3-4 capitalists. Farmers will become labourers in their own fields," Kejriwal added. CM Kejriwal said that Centre government has left behind Britishers. He said, "Even Britishers did not oppress our farmers to this extent, they did not fix nails on the ground."
A woman was killed after she was stabbed by a snatcher for resisting attempt in Adarsh Nagar area on February 27. Woman was coming home from market and was holding her child when the incident occurred. 10 police teams have been constituted to probe the case.
Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on February 28 accused Mamata Banerjee led TMC government for not allowing Centre's policies to benefit farmers and poor. "There is wave of change in West Bengal. TMC didn't let farmers and poor benefit from the Centre's policies. There is violence and corruption in the State. First, it was the communist and Congress, who ruined Bengal and now TMC. Indeed, '2 May Didi-Gayi, BJP Aayi'," said Shivraj Chouhan.
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra took a jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi by saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi including top leaders of BJP who also hold ministerial positions are campaigning in different parts of country for upcoming assembly elections and Rahul Gandhi which he called 'Puppu' is catching fish. "Look at the difference. Modi ji is campaigning in Tamil Nadu, Amit Shah ji in West Bengal, Nadda ji is in Assam, Rajnath Singh is in Kerala, and 'Pappu' is catching fish, then they'll say EVMs are malfunctioning," he said. Rahul Gandhi was seen fishing with the fishermen during his Kerala visit.
A mobile library bus rolled out by North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC) in Kalaburagi in association with zilla panchayat and education department in Kalaburagi. The mobile library has 4,000 books and 100 magazines. NEKRTC started mobile library to help children living in remote areas.
Health Ministry Joint Secretary Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari informed that the five highest vaccinating states today are Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra. Bhandari said that total 51 persons have been hospitalised till date out of which 27 have been discharged, one person is under treatment and 23 people died so far.
A condominium in Sector 67 of Haryana's Gurugram has been declared a containment zone on February 27 amid coronavirus pandemic. Around 20 persons have been tested positive in Ireo Victory Valley. While speaking to media, the official of District Health Department, Jai Prakash said, "First, 3 cases were reported, after which testing camp was set up. Around 20 persons tested positive, so we declared it as containment zone. More tests being conducted."
Labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur was granted bail on Friday. Kaur was arrested during a protest by workers in Haryana on January 12. Nodeep was granted bail in two of three cases filed against her. The activist said she will visit the Singhu border protest site again. "I will keep raising my voice for farmers and labourers. I would like to thank the lawyers who got me out. I thank everyone, I will definitely visit Singhu border," she said. This also comes after climate activist Disha Ravi was granted bail. Ravi was arrested by Delhi police on February 13 in Toolkit case.
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Uttar Pradesh managed to control Encephalitis disease by 75 percent and fatality rate by 95 percent, informed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during the campaign launch in Varanasi. "In 2017, we started special vaccination program to aware citizens about Encephalitis. As a result, the State managed to control the disease by 75% and death rate by 95%. UNICEF, WHO also supported to make this program a success," said CM Yogi.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attended the wedding of a doctor in Ghazipur on February 27. Dr Brijendra belonged to a very poor family and his education was supported by him. During his tenure as Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister, Rajnath Singh had taken up the responsibility of educating two children. "It brings in satisfaction when poor children excel in their lives," said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Expressing happiness on Rajnath Singh's presence in his marriage, Brijendra said that it is very unexpected.