Coronavirus Outbreak: Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Saturday.
Aurangabad district in Maharashtra has reported 1,427 fresh cases of coronavirus and 33 deaths due to the infection, an official said on Saturday.
The COVID-19 seems to play a spoilsport on the usual crowded culmination to the weeks long poll campaigning in Kerala as the Election Commission has banned the years-long practice in the wake of the virus spread in the state.
Properly fitted multilayer masks block 84 per cent of particles expelled by a person wearing it, while two people donning these types of masks can reduce transmission by close to 96 per cent, according to a new study.
Pune”s District Information Officer (DIO) Rajendra Sarag succumbed to the coronavirus infection at the Sassoon General Hospital here on Saturday morning, a senior official said.
India on Saturday recorded 89,129 new COVID-19 cases in a day, the highest daily rise in around six-and-half-months, taking the nationwide tally of infections to over 1.23 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Saturday.
Mizoram”s COVID-19 tally rose to 4,487 on Saturday as three more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.
Fresh coronavirus infections in Telangana have breached the 1000-mark, pushing the tally to over 3.10 lakh, while the toll rose to 1,712 with six more fatalities.
Police have registered an offence against some members of a film crew after more than a hundred people were found constructing a movie set without adherence to COVID-19 guidelines in Maharashtra”s Palghar district, an official said on Saturday.
No fresh COVID-19 case was reported in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Saturday, a health official said.
Thane district in Maharashtra reported 4,371 new cases of coronavirus, which took its infection count to 3,27,732, an official said on Saturday. PTI