Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has been tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday. The actor made this announcement on Instagram. He is asymptomatic and under home quarantine.
India’s total COVID-19 cases are now the second-highest in the world with over 4.1 million cases. The last 1 million was crossed in just 13 days. With a record rise of over 90,633 cases on Sunday, India’s outbreak is the fastest growing in the world.
Over 70,000 people recovered from Covid-19 in India in the last 24 hours, while 1065 people died from it. The virus has killed 871,166 people worldwide. Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that it does not expect global immunisation or a vaccine to be out till mid-2021, even as the US expects it out in a few weeks while Russia has already launched one.
In a bid to increase the number of beds for coronavirus patients, the Rajasthan government on Saturday allowed private hospitals to rope in nearby hotels as extended COVID care centres where asymptomatic patients can be treated, as reported by ANI.
For this, the private hospitals will have to sign an MoU with the hotels after taking permission from district collector, and as per the conditions laid down by the state government, an official statement said.
Actor Rhea Chakraborty has been summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which is probing the drugs angle in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. She has been asked to join the probe today, two days after her brother Showik was arrested by the NCB. The officials from the investigating agency reached her Mumbai house this morning to serve the summons.
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