Earlier, captain Manpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Varun Kumar and Krishan Pathak had also been diagnosed with COVID-19 upon arrival at the centre for the hockey national camp which began on August 4.
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Three have succumbed to the dreadly virus and about 402 personnel have recovered so far.
With 64,399 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, the total caseload in India has now risen to 21,53,011.
Bengaluru Urban continues to be the highest contributor of infections, recording 1,948 cases, slightly lower than the 2,000 plus cases it normally registers everyday.
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The home minister had also requested those who had come in contact with him in the last few days to get tested for coronavirus and isolate themselves.
The restrictions on Vande Bharat Mission flights will, however, continue.
The state of Sao Paulo, the most populous in the country, has been the most affected during the pandemic
The number of recoveries reached 57,071, with 1,758 new ones, while the number of active cases dropped to 24,658.
Paul said that the first phase of the Covid-19 pandemic was in the most populous cities, in the western half of the nation, where the pandemic originated.
At least 7,178 more people have tested positive for the disease, pushing the tally to 1.72 lakh, the official said.
Choudhary had complained of coronavirus symptoms on Friday night, after which he got himself tested. The test report confirmed his positive status.
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The death toll of the nation reached 42,518 as 933 deaths were reported in the last one day.
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A total of 6,488 coronavirus patients were discharged from various healthcare facilities in the state on Friday, taking the total number of recoveries to 227,575.
Apart from increasing death toll, the state also witnessed a spurt in the positive cases as 10,171 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally over two lakh mark.
With the new deaths, the state death toll rose to 17,092, while the total number of cases reached 490,262 – both highest in the country.
There have been several instances of Covid-19 patients jumping quarantine or escaping from hospitals when undergoing treatment.
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Brazil came in the second place with 2,912,212 infections and 98,493 deaths.
However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Assam and Karnataka.
A total of 2,047,660 people have recovered.
The social media platforms said the statement by the US President made during the interview to Fox News violated their rules related to Covid-19 misinformation.
His remarks come as the country is inching towards the grim mark of two million cases. It has already logged over 40,000 deaths and is recording more than 50,000 daily cases since the past few days.
As many as 21,346 tests were conducted during the last 24 hours, ending 8 p.m. Wednesday. With this the cumulative number of tests has touched 5,43,489.
In the last 24 hours, the total tally in India rose to 19,64,537 and 40,699 deaths, the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare revealed on Thursday.