Coronavirus Live Updates: 18.55 Lakh COVID-19 Cases In India So Far, 38,938 Deaths

COVID-19 Live Updates: 12,30,509 patients across the country have recovered so far, taking the recovery rate to 66.30% per cent.

COVID-19 Updates: India is third on the list of worst-affected countries. (File)

Coronavirus Live Updates: India’s COVID-19 count rose to 18,55,745 after 52,050 people tested positive on Tuesday, while the death count increased by 803 to reach 38,938, figures from the Union Health Ministry showed.

12,30,509 patients across the country have recovered so far, taking the recovery rate to 66.30% per cent. Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the latest among prominent public figures in the country to have contracted the virus, which has led to the death of a minister in the Uttar Pradesh government.

Maharashtra has reported the highest number of cases, followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh. 6,61,892 samples were tested on Monday, the highest done in a day so far.

India is third on the list of worst-affected countries; only the United States (46.7 lakh cases) and Brazil (27.3 lakh cases) are worse off. The UN health agency has warned that the coronavirus pandemic would be lengthy and could lead to “response fatigue”, as India and the Philippines reported a record rise in new cases.

Here are the Live Updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases:

Happy Delhi Model To Fight Covid Being Recognised Across Globe: Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday thanked the South Korean ambassador for his words of appreciation for the Delhi Model of COVID-19 management, said an official statement.

Kejriwal said he is happy that the Delhi Model is being recognized across the globe and that all nations need to join hands to fight and defeat COVID-19.

Kejriwal said he is happy that the Delhi Model is being recognized across the globe and that all nations need to join hands to fight and defeat COVID-19. 

“The ambassador of South Korea Shin Bong-Kil on Tuesday praised the Delhi model of combatting the COVID pandemic. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal thanked the South Korean ambassador for his words of appreciation,” it said.

399 COVID-19 cases, 383 recovered/discharged and 1 death reported in Jharkhand today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 14,070, including 8,742 active cases, 5,199 recovered/discharged & 129 deaths: State Health Department

IIT-Kanpur Director Tests Positive For Coronavirus
Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur Director Professor Abhay Karandikar tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, his deputy said.

Karandikar developed a mild fever two days back and went for a swab test on the advice of the institute’s Medical Officer, Deputy Director Professor S Ganesh said. His test report came positive for COVID-19, Mr Ganesh said.

With Oximeters And More, Gyms Ready To Welcome “Fitness In COVID Era”
Gyms and fitness centres on Tuesday geared up to open their doors after almost five months with managements busy fine-tuning operational details such as hourly sanitisation, spacing out equipment to ensure social distancing and minimising staff in accordance with government guidelines.

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