India Records 29,616 Fresh COVID Cases, 5.6 Per Cent Less Than Yesterday

New Delhi : India reported 29,616 new cases of COVID19. The statistic of fresh cases goes 5.6 Per Cent down from yesterday. The nationwide count of infection now raises to 33.62 million. The country also witnessed 290 deaths.

Kerala is the state with most number of COVID19 cases. Kerala reported 17,983 new cases and 127 deaths. This is the highest number of deaths witnessed by any state in the country in a day’s time.

In Karnataka, 789 new cases and 23 Covid deaths were reported. The state government has announced that 100 per cent occupancy will be allowed in theatres and pubs in districts having less than 1 per cent positivity rate. Separate guidelines will be issued for Dasara festivities and a strict vigil would be kept in border areas, said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

Maharashtra reported 3,286 cases and 52 Covid deaths in a day. All the relegious places of worshipping lord will be opening from 7th October in the state, Chief Minister tweeted last evening. All COVID-19 safety rules would be followed.

Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Bihar reported zero Covid deaths. Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh reported one Covid death each.

National capital Delhi reported 24 new cases and zero Covid deaths with the positivity rate dropping to 0.03 per cent.

Top medical body, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), on Friday informed that if the country faces third wave, its intensity will be low. The government has allowed door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for people belonging to the differently-abled category and those with restricted mobility.

Indian Council Of Medical Research has dropped Invermectin and Hydrochloroquine medicines from the revised clinical guidelines for the management of adult COVID-19 patients. However, the new guidelines mention the use of Remdesivir and Tocilizumab in specific circumstances. Among the key guidelines which are routinely stressed include–wearing masks, physical distancing and hand hygiene.

Union Health Ministery said that the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 84.82 crore. More than 64 lakh (64,58,806) vaccine doses were administered till 7 pmon September 24.

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