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कोरोना मरीजों की ठीक होने की दर बढ़कर 60.73 प्रतिशत हुई

कोरोना मरीजों की ठीक होने की दर बढ़कर 60.73 प्रतिशत हुई

केंद्र सरकार और राज्य सरकारों तथा गैर सरकारी संगठनों द्वारा किये गए प्रयासों के फलस्वरूप आज कोरोना के सक्रिय मामलों की तुलना में उपचार के बाद ठीक हुए मरीजों की संख्या बढ़ने लगी है. पिछले 24 घंटे में कुल 20033 मरीज ठीक हुए। अब तक कुल 379891 मरीज ठीक हुए हैं और इस प्रकार वर्तमान रिकवरी रेट 60.73% है।

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PIB’S DAILY BULLETIN ON COVID-19

03 JUL 2020

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(Contains Press releases concerning Covid-19, issued in last 24 hours, inputs from PIB Field Offices and Fact checks undertaken by PIB)

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Updates on Covid-19 from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Recovery rate crosses 60%; Sharp rise in daily recoveries: 20,033 recovered in the last 24 hours; Recoveries exceed active cases by more than 1.5 lakh; More than 2.4 lakh tested in 24 hours

A high-level review meeting on preparedness for COVID-19 was held today by the Cabinet Secretary with the States/UTs. The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients stands at 60.73% today. Early detection and timely clinical management of COVID-19 cases have resulted in increasing daily recoveries. During the last 24 hours, a sharp rise of recoveries was observed, with 20,033 COVID-19 patients having been cured, taking the cumulative figure to 3,79,891. Presently, there are 2,27,439 active cases and all are under medical supervision. As on date, there are 1,52,452 recovered cases more than the active COVID-19 cases.

There has been a steady rise in the samples tested every day with close to 93 lakh samples being tested till date. During the last 24 hours 2,41,576 samples have been tested. The cumulative number of samples tested, as on date, is 92,97,749. This has also been possible due to the very expanding network of testing labs in the country. With 775 labs in the government sector and 299 private labs, there are as many as 1074 labs today.



More than 2 Crore N95 Masks & more than 1 Crore PPEs distributed Free of Cost by Central Government to States

Union Government’s central role has been in strengthening health infrastructure to fight the pandemic. Since 1st April 2020, Centre has distributed more than 2.02 crore N95 masks and more than 1.18 crore PPE kits to States / UTs / Central Institutions, free of cost. Also, more than 6.12 crore HCQ tablets have been distributed to them. In addition, so far, 11,300 ‘Make in India’ ventilators have been dispatched to various States / UTs / Central Institutions, out of which 6154 ventilators stand already delivered to various hospitals. This will help to bridge the massive gap in availability of ventilators in COVID ICU facilities. MoHFW is also supplying 1.02 lakh oxygen cylinders to States/UTs, out of which 72,293 have been delivered to strengthen oxygen beds. Till now, 7.81 lakh PPEs and 12.76 lakh N95 masks have been supplied in Delhi, 11.78 lakh PPEs and 20.64 N95 masks in Maharashtra, and 5.39 lakh PPEs and 9.81 lakh N95 masks in Tamil Nadu by MoHFW.


 
Income Tax Department refunded Rs. 62,361 crore to more than 20 lakh taxpayers amid COVID-19 pandemic

In pursuance to the Government’s to issue pending income tax refunds in order to help taxpayers in a COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Income Tax Department has issued tax refunds at a speed of 76 cases per minute from 8th April to 30th June, 2020. During this period of just 56 weekdays, the Central Board of Direct taxes issued refunds in more than 20.44 lakh cases, amounting to more than Rs. 62,361 crore. Taxpayers are experiencing this facet of the I-T Department which is not only taxpayer-friendly, but also that of a facilitator providing liquidity in this hard time of COVID-19 pandemic. Income tax refunds amounting to Rs. 23,453.57 crore have been issued in 19,07,853 cases to taxpayers and corporate tax refunds amounting to Rs. 38,908.37 crore have been issued in 1,36,744 cases to taxpayers during this period.


 
Union Home Minister held a meeting with Chief Ministers of Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh for a unified Covid19 strategy for National Capital Region

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah held a meeting with Chief Ministers of Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh for a unified strategy for COVID19 in the National Capital Region(NCR) yesterday. He emphasised on the need to focus on more testing of those suspected of Covid19 so that the infection rate in the NCR region can be reduced. Shri Amit Shah said that adoption of more testing via Rapid Antigen Test Kits will help in reducing infection transmission rate below 10% as suggested by World Health Organization. He emphasised on the importance of the humanitarian perspective to save lives of the poor and the needy, said the focus should be on early hospitalisation of patients, so that the mortality rate can also be reduced. Shri Amit Shah also stressed on the wide use of Arogya Setu and Itihas Apps to help COVID19 mapping in the NCR. The Minister added that the AIIMS Delhi Telemedicine consultation model being used in Delhi for COVID patients should be replicated in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana also. Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh  Vardhan and senior officials of the Government of India, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi governments were also present at the meeting.


 
About 1.59 crore households covered in a Vulnerability Mapping Survey by 42000 ASHAs in Karnataka

Karnataka’s 42,000 ASHAs have emerged as a crucial pillar in the State’s success in combating COVID-19. They have been actively participating in the COVID-19 household surveys and screening inter-state passengers, migrant workers, and others in the community for symptoms of COVID-19. Recognizing the increased vulnerability of certain population groups to COVID-19, in a one-time survey to identify households with the elderly, persons with co-morbidities, and immuno-compromised individuals, about 1.59 crore households were covered. ASHAs regularly monitor such high-risk groups in their area with periodicity of follow-up visits varying from once a day in the Containment Zones to once every 15 days in other areas. They also visit the houses of persons expressing complaints of ILI/SARI symptoms, and high-risk individuals who have called the State Health Department helpline numbers.



Jal Jeevan Mission: during lockdown, 19 lakh households provided tap connections

When the whole country is fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, Central Government is making all efforts for ‘provision of safe drinking water in rural areas’ by providing tap connections in rural households, so that people can get water in their premises underJal Jeevan Mission (JJM).  It would avoid gathering at public stand-posts to fetch water as well as provide employment to locals along with the returnees, which in turn will boost rural economy. In the first quarter of 2020-21, 19 lakh tap connections have been provided in villages across the country. This has happened because of concerted efforts of the States despite adverse working conditions due to Covid-19 pandemic. The mission is under implementation in partnership with States.


 
Union HRD Minister releases 8 weeks' alternative academic calendar for Primary stage

In order to engage students meaningfully during their stay at home due to COVID-19 through educational activities at home with the help of their parents and teachers, the alternative academic calendars for students, parents and teachers at primary and upper primary stage have been developed by the NCERT under the guidance of the MHRD. Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank released Alternative Academic Calendar for 8 weeks for primary stage yesterday. Speaking on the occasion the Minister said that this Calendar provides guidelines to teachers on the use of various technological tools and social media tools available for imparting education in fun-filled, interesting ways, which can be used by learner, parents and teachers even while at home.



COVID-19 serves as a clarion call to achieve Atmanirbhar Bharat, says Dr Raghunath Mashelkar

COVID-19 has brought into the country a clarion call for everyone to rebuild, recover, and re-imagine ourselves in order to achieve Aatmanirbhar Bharat, said Padma Vibhushan, Dr Raghunath Anant Mashelkar. Delivering a talk on “Building Aatmanirbhar Bharat with Aatmabishwas”, Dr Mashelkar said that in our endeavour to attain self-reliance or Aatmanirbhar Bharat, we cannot isolate ourselves from the world but integrate with global supply chain. He emphasized on five pillars of ‘aatmanirbharata’ – Buy, Make, Buy to make better, Make to buy better, and Make it together (building public-private partnerships).


 
All Centrally protected monuments of ASI to open from 6th July 2020: Shri Prahlad Singh Patel

Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (I/c),Shri Prahlad Singh Patel has announced that Ministry of Culture & Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided to open all the centrally protected monuments by completely abiding safety protocols from 6th July 2020. He said that only those monuments/ Museums which are in the non-containment zone will be open for visitors. All Centrally protected monuments and Sites shall be bound by the protocols like sanitization, social distancing and other health protocols issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Any specific orders of the State and/or District administration shall also be strictly implemented, he added.


INPUTS FROM PIB FIELD OFFICES

  • Kerala: State to begin Antigen test in the Capital Thiruvananthapuram district soon, in view of the Covid-19 positive cases without evident sources. 18 wards in the city have been declared containment zones. More tests will be conducted at VSSC where two staff members were tested positive for the virus. Six Keralites, including a nun, succumbed to the coronavirus outside the state- three each in various states and in the Gulf region. Yesterday the number of Covid recoveries exceeded new cases in the state with 202 recoveries and 160 new cases. 2,088 patients are still undergoing treatment for the disease in various districts.
  • Tamil Nadu: 93-year-old woman succumbs to Covid-19 in Puducherry, 24 new cases take tally to 824; among the new cases, 23 are in Puducherry and one is in Karaikal. In Madurai, with the surge in Covid-19 cases, patients with mild symptoms are now being treated in home isolation. Highest single-day spike in Tamil Nadu with 4,343 cases and 57 deaths reported yesterday with 2027 new cases from Chennai. New cases State’s tally of Covid cases is now 98,392 with 41047 of them active. Total of 1321 have succumbed to the pandemic so far.
  • Karnataka: As per new guidelines of the State government, asymptomatic Covid-19 patients who are below 50 and having oxygen saturation equal or above 95 per cent shall be considered for home isolation. With contractual doctors in the Health and Family Welfare Department threatening to go on strike from July 8 over the delay in fulfilling their demand of regularisation of service, the State Government on Thursday issued an order increasing their salaries from Rs 45,000 to Rs 60,000 per month. 1502 new covid cases, 271 discharges & 19 deaths reported yesterday. Total positive cases: 18,016, Active cases: 9406, Deaths: 272.
  • Andhra Pradesh: ICMR has selected King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam among the 12 centers across the country which have been identified for clinical trials of the indigenous Covid-19 vaccine (BBV152 COVID Vaccine) developed jointly by ICMR and Bharat Biotech International Limited. The vaccine is envisaged for launch for public health use latest by August 15, 2020 after completion of all clinical trials. Diesel Loco Shed, Visakhapatnam, has come up with ultraviolet radiation-based disinfectant to sanitise currency notes, papers and tools. The equipment works on the principal of UV radiation emitted from a germicidal ultraviolet light that kills up to 99.9 per cent of viruses, airborne bacteria and mold spores. 837 new cases, 258 discharged and five deaths reported during last 24 hours after testing 38,898 samples.  Of the 837 cases, 46 are inter-state cases and two from abroad. Total cases: 16,934, Active cases: 9096, Discharges: 7632, Deaths: 206.
  • Telangana: State government informed High Court that it has no plans to introduce mobile testing labs in the state and added that it would continue to stick with RT-PCR tests which are more accurate. First vaccine against Covid19, developed by Hyderabad based Bharat Biotech, is envisioned to be launched by ICMR by August 15. Human clinical trials for the vaccine named COVAXIN put on fast-track. NIMS, Punjagutta is one of the testing sites. Total cases reported till yesterday: 18570, Active cases: 9226, Deaths: 275, Discharges: 9069.
  • Maharashtra: The state on Thursday witnessed crossing than one lakh cured patients of Covid 19, even as with the addition of 6,330 new reported cases the total cases tally stood at 1,86,626. Total active cases in the state are 77260. Mumbai added 1554 new cases taking the total number of reported cases to 80,262.
  • Gujarat: In Gujarat, the number of Covid-19 cases has reached 33,999 with 681 new cases reported during the last 24 hours. 19 patients have lost their lives taking the total death due to Covid-19 in the state up to 1,888. Maximum of 202 new cases have been reported from Ahmedabad city, while Surat recorded 191 new cases. There are 7,510 active cases in the state. The state has carried out 3.88 lakh tests so far.
  • Rajasthan: 123 new COVID-19 positive cases and 5 deaths have been reported in Rajasthan till this morning. On Thursday, 350 new cases and 9 deaths were reported in all. Total number of cases stands at 18,785 while number of active cases is only 3,307.
  • Madhya Pradesh: 245 new cases have been reported, which takes the total number of cases to 14,106. There are 2,702 active cases in the state. Death toll stands at 589.
  • Chhattisgarh: 72 new cases have been identified in Chhattisgarh taking the COVID-19 tally to 3,013. There are 637 active cases, as per latest report.
  • Goa: 95 samples tested positive for COVID-19 in the state on Thursday, which takes the COVID-19 tally up in the state to 1,482. The number of active patients is 744.
  • Assam: Plasma Bank started at GMCH, Guwahati, first convalescent donor Dr. Lithikesh is a doctor.
  • Manipur: Boxing Icon and Asian Games Gold Medallist Dingko Singh from Manipur has recovered and is now COVID19 negative.
  • Meghalaya: Three more persons tested positive for COVID19 in Meghalaya, two from East Khasi Hills (BSF) and one high risk contact from Ri Bhoi. The total active cases stands at 18 in the state and 43 have recovered so far.
  • Mizoram: One recovered Covid-19 patient discharged in Mizoram today. Now active cases stands at 35 while 127 discharged till date. The COVID-19 tally in state reached 162.
  • Nagaland: Fresh cases of COVID-19 positive have been detected in Nagaland taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 539 with 342 active cases while 197 have recovered.
  • Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister released an easy-to-understand Punjab COVID-19 Clinical Management Manual as a single reference point for all healthcare providers, with the overall aim of reducing the mortality rate through a cohesive and coordinated approach dealing with all facets of the pandemic. Describing the Manual as a force multiplier for his government’s `Mission Fateh’, the Chief Minister said it will serve as a bridge between the national protocol and the State’s requirements on COVID management. It will give healthcare providers dealing with the care and management of Coronavirus positive patients easy access to the tools needed for better handling of the pandemic, he added.
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कोरोना मरीजों की ठीक होने की दर बढ़कर 59.52 प्रतिशत हुई


कोरोना मरीजों की ठीक होने की दर बढ़कर 59.52 प्रतिशत हुई


केंद्र सरकार और राज्य सरकारों तथा गैर सरकारी संगठनों द्वारा किये गए प्रयासों के फलस्वरूप आज कोरोना के सक्रिय मामलों की तुलना में उपचार के बाद ठीक हुए मरीजों की संख्या बढ़ने लगी है. पिछले 24 घंटे में कुल 11881 मरीज ठीक हुए। अब तक कुल 359859 मरीज ठीक हुए हैं और इस प्रकार वर्तमान रिकवरी रेट 59.52% है।

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PIB’S DAILY BULLETIN ON COVID-19           
02 JUL 2020

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(Contains Press releases concerning Covid-19, issued in last 24 hours, inputs from PIB Field Offices and Fact checks undertaken by PIB)

Updates on Covid-19 from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Recovery rate fast moving to touch 60%; Difference between recovered and active cases increases to 1,32,912

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As on date, there are 1,32,912 recovered cases more than the active COVID-19 cases.Timely clinical management of COVID-19 cases has resulted in more than 10,000 daily recoveries. During the last 24 hours, a total of 11,881 COVID-19 patients have been cured, taking the cumulative figure to 3,59,859. This further takes the recovery rate to 59.52%.Presently, there are 2,26,947 active cases and all are under medical supervision.During the last 24 hours 2,29,588 samples have been tested. The cumulative number of samples tested, as on date, is 90,56,173.The testing lab network in the country is further strengthened. With 768 labs in the government sector and 297 private labs, there are as many as 1065 labs in the country.



Removal of obstructions paves the way for ramped up COVID-19 testing; Now, Private Practitioner can also prescribe a COVID-19 test

Through a significant step announced by the Central Government, COVID-19 testing can now be done on the prescription of any registered practitioner, and not exclusively a Government doctor. The Centre has strongly advised States/UTs to take immediate steps to facilitate testing at the earliest by enabling all qualified medical practitioners, including private practitioners, to prescribe COVID test to any individual fulfilling the criteria for testing as per ICMR guidelines.Reiterating that ‘Test-Track-Treat’ is the key strategy for early detection and containment of the outbreak, the Centre has advised States/ UTs to take all possible steps to ensure full capacity utilization of all COVID-19 testing laboratories in the State/ UT. This shall ensure full capacity utilization of all labs, especially the private ones, thus hugely benefitting the people.



Government of India removes Impediments in COVID-19 Testing; Urges States to Ramp up Testing

Ms. Preeti Sudan, Health Secretary and DrBalramBhargava, DG (ICMR) urged the States/UTs yesterday to take immediate steps to facilitate and ramp up testing. They have reiterated that ‘test-track-treat’ is the key strategy for early detection and containment of the pandemic.Pointing out that in some States/ UTs, the capacity utilization of the testing labs, particularly the ones in private sector, is grossly sub-optimal, They are also advised to facilitate testing at the earliest by enabling all qualified medical practitioners, including private practitioners, to prescribe COVID test to any individual fulfilling the criteria for testing as per ICMR guidelines. While RT-PCR is the gold standard for diagnosis of COVlD-19, ICMR has recently approved the use of a point-of-care Rapid Antigen Test for early detection of COVID-19.In order to facilitate testing, States/UTs have also been advised to make efforts in 'campaign mode' by setting up camps/ using mobiles vans in high incidence areas to collect samples of all symptomatic individuals as well as their contacts, and get those samples tested by using rapid antigen test. In addition to ramping up and facilitating testing, States/UTs have also been urged to pay attention to 'contact tracing' as it holds the key to containing the virus.


 
ASHAs of Odisha: overcoming COVID related stigma and discrimination; More than 46,000 ASHAs working closely with local communities to fight COVID-19

About 46,627 ASHAs in Odisha have emerged as champions against COVID-19 in rural and urban areas, addressing local health needs. They are seen to be working closely with GaonKalyanSamitis in the rural areas and MahilaArogayaSamitis in the urban areas, community collectives within which ASHAs are embedded. They have used these forums to facilitate COVID preventive actions by promoting the use of masks/face covers when stepping out in public spaces, being attentive towards frequent hand washing, following physical distancing, enhancing awareness of COVID symptoms etc.The ASHAs have created wide awareness about these through IEC activities like distribution of leaflets and posters at SwasthyaKantha (wall at village level).


NPPA is monitoring price increase of critical medical equipment for COVID-19 Pulse Oximeter and Oyxgen Concentrators and also ensuring sufficient availability of the same in the country

Government is striving to ensure sufficient availability of critical medical equipment for clinical management of COVID-19 in the country. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has identified list of critical medical equipment for the same and has requested National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) to ensure availability of the same in the country. The Government is committed for availability of life saving drugs/devices at affordable prices to the consumers. All the medical devices have been notified as Drugs and have come under regulatory regime. In order to keep check on the price rise of critical medical equipment, NPPA has called for price related data from manufacturers/importers of (i) Pulse Oximeter and (ii) Oxygen Concentrator to ensure that prices existing as on 1st April 2020 should not be increased more than 10% in a year.A Stakeholders Consultation with Medical Devices Industry Associations and Civil Society Group was held in NPPA on 1st July 2020 wherein it was stressed that all the manufacturers/importers of critical medical equipment shall ensure sufficient availability of the same in the country. The Medical Devices Industry Associations have been urged to bring down the retail price of critical medical equipment.



Telephone conversation between Prime Minister and the President of Russian Federation

Prime Minister Shri NarendraModi spoke on phone with President of the Russian Federation H.E. Mr Vladimir Putin on 2 July 2020.The leaders took note of the effective measures undertaken by the two countries to address the negative consequences of the Covid-19 global pandemic and agreed on the importance of closer India-Russia ties for jointly addressing the challenges of the post-COVID world.They agreed to maintain the momentum of bilateral contacts and consultations, leading to the annual bilateral Summit to be held in India later this year. Prime Minister conveyed his keenness to welcome President Putin in India for the bilateral Summit.


 
Union HRD Minister and Union Health Minister jointly launch the Drug Discovery Hackathon 2020

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, and Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare &Science and Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan today launched Drug Discovery Hackathon through online platform. This Drug Discovery Hackathon is a joint initiative of MHRD, AICTE and CSIR and supported by partners like CDAC, MyGov, Schrodinger and ChemAxon.Hackathon will primarily focus on computational aspects of drug discovery and will have three Tracks. Track-1 will deal with computational modelling for drug design or identifying ‘lead’ compounds from existing databases that may have the potential to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 while Track-2 will encourage participants to develop new tools and algorithms using data analytics and AI/ML approach for predicting drug-like compounds with minimal toxicity and maximal specificity and selectivity. A third track, named Track 3 is a Moon-shot approach which will only deal with novel and out-of-the-box ideas in this field.


 
Finance Minister: Strive to make GST Tax Administration simple ensuring Ease of Doing Business

GST Day, 2020 or third anniversary of introduction of GST was marked by CBIC and all its field offices across India on July 01, 2020. Union Minister for Finance& Corporate Affairs Smt. NirmalaSitharaman in her message on GST Day, highlighted that GST has come a long way in simplifying the GST Tax Administration based on feedback from stakeholders. Key points of FM’s message were:Focus on Hon’ble Prime Minister’s clarion call for AatmaNirbhar Bharat, strive to make the tax administration simple for taxpayers ensuring Ease of Doing Business in essence and foresee the issues faced by business community and proactively address them.The Finance Minister congratulated CBIC officers for the commendable job done by them during these testing times of COVID 19 and went beyond call of duty to help and handhold taxpayers. She also appreciated the record amount of refund disbursed to ease cash flow of taxpayers during this period.


 
Shri Ram Vilas Paswanurges the States/UTs to pick the remaining food grains of previous months and speed up the distribution of food grains among beneficiaries

Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan held a media briefing yesterday to provide details of provision, preparedness and necessary steps taken by the ministry for providing additional food grains @ /month 5kg/person free of cost to all beneficiaries (AAY and PHH) covered under Targeted Public Distribution System as per provision of NFSA (including those covered under DBT).Shri Paswan also thanked Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for extending this scheme till November end, so that poor and needy persons will not go hungry and get free ration during the rainy and forthcoming festival seasons at the time of current Covid-19 pandemic. A total of 200 LMT grains will be distributed among 80 crore NFSA beneficiaries free of cost, as well as a total of 9.78 LMT gram will also be distributed among about 20 crore families.


 
OPERATION SAMUDRA SETU- INS JALASHWA BRINGS BACK 687 INDIAN CITIZENS FROM IRAN

INS Jalashwa, deployed by the Indian Navy for “Operation SamudraSetu", entered Tuticorinharbour yesterday, with 687 Indian nationals embarked from Bandar Abbas, Iran. So far Indian Navy ships have brought back 920 Indian citizens from Iran.With this evacuation, the Indian Navy has now repatriated 3992 Indian nationals from Maldives, Sri Lanka and Iran during the ongoing pandemic.


 
Digital journey has focused on empowerment, inclusion and digital transformation and its positive impact is being felt in all aspects of the lives of Indian citizens: Ravi Shankar Prasad, Meity celebrates 5 years of Digital India

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Minister for Electronics & IT, Communications and Law & Justice, has said that the digital journey has focused on empowerment, inclusion and digital transformation and its positive impact is being felt in all aspects of the lives of Indian citizens. While addressing a video conference marking celebration of 5 years journey of India's Digital India Programyesterday, he stated that in the current pandemic scenario, thanks to JAM trinity (Jan Dhan, Aadhaar and Mobile), people are able to work from home, people are able make digital payment, students are able to learn through TV, Mobile and Laptop, patients are able to take tele-consultation, and farmers in remote corner of India is able to get PM-KISAN benefits directly in their bank accounts. Digital India’s initiatives have played a pivotal role during the CoVID-19 situation, such as AarogyaSetu, E-Sanjeevani, sensitisation through MyGov and Social media platforms etc.


 
SER RUNS 2266 TRIPS OF PARCEL EXPRESS TRAINS TO SUPPLY OF ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19

South Eastern Railway (SER), during this national crisis, has already run 2266 trips of Time Tabled Parcel Express Trains carrying essential commodities viz., food items, groceries, medicines, medical equipment, fish, fruits, cotton goods, gunny bags, vegetables, onion, ginger, garlic and other daily need items to different parts of the country from April 2 to June 30, 2020. SER during the above period, has carried 36,532 tonnes of parcel traffic containing 13,73,645 packages to different places in the country.


INPUTS FROM PIB FIELD OFFICES

  • Kerala: State Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar says, in the wake of transmission of Covid-19 in Ernakulam market, more caution is needed in Kochi. He said at present there is no community transmission in Ernakulam district and that action will be taken against those hiding the symptoms of the disease and violating the protocol. The condition of one patient undergoing treatment for the disease in the district after returning from Kuwait is very serious. Of the 12 confirmed of the virus yesterday, eight contracted it through contact. Meanwhile, the swab samples of 26 people have been collected after an employee of the market tested positive. A Keralite nun has succumbed to Covid-19 in Delhi. The state recorded 151 new Covid-19 cases and 132 recoveries yesterday. 2,130 patients are still undergoing treatment across the state.
  • Tamil Nadu: Puducherry reported 63 new Covid-19 cases; presently 459 persons are undergoing treatment. Since elections cannot be held due to the Covid situation, the State government has promulgated another ordinance extending the term of the special officers in the urban local bodies in many districts from the earlier extended date of June 30 to December 31,2020. 3882 new cases, 2852 recoveries & 63 deaths reported yesterday. Total cases till now : 94049, Active cases: 39856, Deaths: 1264, Active cases in Chennai: 22777.
  • Karnataka: To contain Covid, the state is planning to impose lockdown rules in  containment zones from July 7, after completion of SSLC (10 standard) exams. Following complaints that burial of Covid patients was being carried out without following protocol, State has ordered all District Collectors to identify areas outside cities for burial of dead Covid patients. 1272 new cases, 145 discharges & 7 deaths reported yesterday. Total positive cases till now : 16,514, Active cases: 8194, Deaths: 253 Discharges: 8063.
  • Andhra Pradesh:With speculation on for a possible 15-day complete lockdown in Hyderabad's GHMC limits and some adjoining districts of Telangana, people hailing from AP are rushing back to their native places. As a result, heavy traffic jams are being witnessed at several points along Andhra -Telangana border, with long queue line of vehicles stretching into several kilometers. State is contemplating to reduce the academic syllabus by 30% and working days to 180 from August 3, 2020 to the second week of May 2021. 845 new cases, 281 discharged and five deaths reported during last 24 hours after testing 14,285 samples.  Of the 845 cases, 29 are inter-state cases and four from abroad. Total cases: 16,097, Active cases: 8586, Discharged: 7313, Deaths: 198.
  • Telangana: Private hospitals line up for government nod to treat Covid-19 patients. The state government issued certain guidelines while permitting hospitals with a 100-bed capacity to treat Covid-19 patients. 1018 new cases, 788 recoveries & 07 deaths reported yesterday. Total cases reported till yesterday: 17357, Active cases: 9008, Deaths: 267, Discharges: 8082.
  • Maharashtra: The current count of COVID19 patients in the state is 180298. 5537 new patients have been identified as positive and 2243 patients have recovered on Wednesday. In all, 93154 patients have been discharged from hospitals throughout the state after recovery till Wednesday. Total Active patients are 79075.
  • Gujarat: In Gujarat, the total number of COVID-19 cases has reached to 33,318 with 675 new cases reported during the last 24 hours. Also, 21 patients have lost their lives taking the death toll due to the pandemic in the state up to 1,869.
  • Rajasthan: The total cases stand at 18,427 with the report of 115 new cases and 5 deaths today morning. 3358 active cases exist in the state while 14,643 patients have recovered in the state so far. Udaipur reported the maximum – 21 cases, followed by Bikaner with 12 new cases, and then Rajsamand and Dholpur reporting 10 cases each today.
  • Madhya Pradesh: 268 new cases have been reported at M.P. on Wednesday, which takes the state tally of COVID-19 to 13,861. While there are 2625 active cases, the total number of recovered patients is 10655 and 581 deaths have occurred so far. Hotspot Indore has reported 25 new cases and 3 deaths on Wednesday. The total cases stand at 4734 in Indore. Capital city Bhopal recorded 41 new cases and 4 deaths on Wednesday. Therefore, the total cases at Bhopal now stand at 2830. District Morena has reported the maximum number, that is, 73 new cases and also one death, while Gwalior recorded 25 cases and Bhind 22 cases on Wednesday. 
  • Chhattisgarh: 81 new cases have been identified and also 53 patients recovered and one death took place in the state on Wednesday. While the total count of positive cases till date stands at 2940, there are 623 active cases in the state at present.
  • Goa: 72 new positives have been reported on Wednesday, which takes the state tally of COVID-19 patients to 1387. There are 713 active patients in the state.  With the recovery of 74 patients as on Wednesday, the total number of recovered patients now stands at 670. One death of a co-morbid patient also occurred on Wednesday which takes the death toll to 4 in the state.
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Total 24,856 samples collected for Covid-19 tests so far in Arunachal Pradesh. Out of this, results for 1669 are awaited. Currently 128 active cases and 66 people recovered and discharged. The bazar committee of Doimukh in Arunachal Pradesh has decided to go for four days of complete shutdown of all business establishments in the market till 5th July as a preventive measure to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
  • Assam: Assam Health Minister HimantaBiswaSarma tweeted that 2 person died of COVID-19 today.
  • Manipur: Churachandpur COVID-19 Care Centre inaugurated at NIELIT Churachandpur Extension Centre in Manipur. The 50 bed Centre will be supervised by the CMO Churachandpur.
  • Mizoram: No new COVID19 cases found in last 24 hrs in Mizoram. 382 swab samples tested negative while results for 15 samples are awaited.Active cases in state stands at 37 while123 recovered. And the total COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 160. 
  • Nagaland: 34 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Nagaland. Total number of positive cases stands at 535 with 353 active cases while 182 have recovered so far.  Health and Family Welfare Minister of Nagaland said the first batch of equipment for installation of BSL-2 Lab at Tuensang has arrived and technical work will be done on war footing.
  • Chandigarh: The Administrator, UT Chandigarh, directed that all cases of fever, ILI, SARI, SARS, & vector be tested for covid. He also appealed to the residents to inform the authorities about any suspect case in neighbourhood, so that medical team could approach them and arrange testing. He stated that the Unlock 2 orders passed by the Ministry of Home Affairs have been adopted in Union Territory, Chandigarh. There will be strict implementation of mask-wearing, social distancing in public places and any person violating the guidelines/directions will be penalized.
  • Punjab: In a bid to effectively tackle the increasing patient load in Government Hospitals due to spread of Coronavirus, Punjab Cabinet accorded approval to fill 3954 existing vacant regular posts in Health department and 291 posts in Medical Education & Research Department.
  • Himachal Pradesh: While interacting with the beneficiaries of Mukhya Mantri Gram KaushalYojna through video conferencing, Chief Minister said that during the COVID-19 pandemic only the rural economy has survived, which was an indication of the fact that these areas have firm base to deal with any kind of eventuality. He said that efforts should be made to start rural development oriented schemes to benefit the youth so that they do not have to migrate from rural areas to urban areas in search of employment.
  • Haryana: Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Haryana Government has laid special emphasis on strengthening delivery facilities in both public and private health institutions across the State to ensure safe and uninterrupted institutional delivery facilities being given to pregnant women. In non-COVID Hospitals, a provision for separate LDR room i.e. (labour, delivery, and recovery) has been made. Along with this, a facility of an isolation ward for delivery and admission of COVID positive pregnant cases may be created, in cases where it is not possible to send pregnant women to special COVID hospitals.
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कोरोना मरीजों की ठीक होने की दर बढ़कर 59.43 प्रतिशत हुई

कोरोना मरीजों की ठीक होने की दर बढ़कर 59.43 प्रतिशत हुई


केंद्र सरकार और राज्य सरकारों तथा गैर सरकारी संगठनों द्वारा किये गए प्रयासों के फलस्वरूप आज कोरोना के सक्रिय मामलों की तुलना में उपचार के बाद ठीक हुए मरीजों की संख्या बढ़ने लगी है. आज की तिथि में ठीक हुए मरीजों की संख्या सक्रीय मरीजों की तुलना में 1,27,864 अधिक है. कोरोना मरीजों की ठीक होने की दर बढ़कर 59.43 प्रतिशत हो गयी है. 

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Updates on Covid-19 from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: COVID-19 Recovery Rate increases to 59.43%

There are 1,27,864 morerecovered cases than the active COVID-19 cases, as on date. This has resulted in the recovery rate further increasing to 59.43%. During the last 24 hours, a total of 13,157 COVID-19 patients have been cured, taking the cumulative figure to 3,47,978.Presently, there are 2,20,114 active cases and all are under medical supervision.The testing lab network in the country is further strengthened. With 764 labs in the government sector and 292 private labs, there are as many as 1056  labs in the country.There has been steady rise in the samples tested every day; during the last 24 hours 2,17,931 samples have been tested. The cumulative number of samples tested, as on date, is 88,26,585.


Updates on Covid-19

It has come to the notice of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) through some media reports that the issue of Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) mode not being available in the ventilators supplied by Government of India has been raised.The “Make in India” ventilators supplied to the States and UTs, including GNCT of Delhi, by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare are meant for ICUs. The technical specifications for these COVID ventilators have been laid down by a Technical Committee of domain knowledge experts headed by the Director General Health Services, MoHFW against which the ventilators have been procured and supplied. The ventilators procured and supplied comply with these specifications.

 
PM salutes doctors on the occasion of Doctors’ Day

The Prime Minister, Shri NarendraModi has saluted doctors on the occasion of Doctors’ Day. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "India salutes our doctors- exceptional care givers who are at the forefront of a spirited fight against COVID-19. doctorsday2020.”


Dr. Harsh Vardhan releases Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook & Prospectus for Fellowship Programme for International Students of NBE

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare today released the Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook and Prospectus for Fellowship Programme for International Students (FPIS) of National Board of Examinations (NBE). Speaking at the release of the e-books on the web platform, Dr. Harsh Vardhan exhorted the medical community to pledge to follow ethical behaviour in their profession.Congratulating the doctors on National Doctors’ Day today, Dr. Harsh Vardhan paid rich tributes to Dr. B.C. Roy, in whose honour the country celebrates 1st July as National Doctors’ Day. “Becoming a doctor is a personal achievement, becoming a good doctor is a continuous challenge. It is the only profession where one can earn their daily bread and serve the entire humanity at the same time.” He expressed deep gratitude for their selfless service during the COVID pandemic. They are our real heroes, Dr Harsh Vardhan said.


Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah expresses gratitude and thanks Doctors on occasion of Doctor’s Day

On Doctor’s Day today, the Union Home Minister Shri AmitShah ,through a tweet has expressed gratitude and thanks to India's brave doctors who have been leading the battle from the forefront against COVID-19.The Union Home Minister emphasised that their utmost commitment to keep the nation safe and healthy in these challenging times is truly exceptional. The Union Minister added that the Nation salutes their devotion and sacrifice, on Doctor’s Day.


Jharkhand’s Sahiyas: An inspiration to Community Health Workers everywhere

The ASHAs in Jharkhand, known as “Sahiyas”, have been supporting delivery of health care services to the last mile, especially in the tribal areas. The State has about 42,000 Sahiyas, supported by 2260 SahiyaSathis (ASHA facilitators), 582 block trainers, 24 district community mobilizers and a State level community processes resource centre.Sahiyas have been actively engaged in various activities related to COVID-19 since March 2020, such as creating awareness about preventive measures of COVID-19 like frequent hand washing with soap and water, use of masks/face covers when stepping out in public spaces, following proper etiquette while coughing and sneezing, etc. They are also involved in contact tracing, line listing and follow up of the COVID-19 cases.


Rs. 90,917crore gross GST revenue collected in the month of June

The gross GST revenue collected in the month of June, 2020 is Rs. 90,917crore of which CGST is Rs. 18,980crore, SGST is Rs. 23,970crore, IGST is Rs. 40,302crore (including Rs. 15,709crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs.7,665 crore (including Rs. 607crore collected on import of goods).The revenues for the month are 91% of the GST revenues in the same month last year.The revenues during the financial year has been impacted due to COVID-19, firstly due to the economic impact of the pandemic and secondly due to the relaxations given by the Government in filing of returns and payment of taxes due to the pandemic. However, figures of past three months show recovery in GST revenues.


Petroleum Products demand is gradually getting towards near normal

India’s overall petroleum products consumption, which had nosedived in last week of March and April this year, is now steadily getting to its pre-lockdown levels in June’20,as emanating from the PSUs’ (IOC, BPC and HPC) sales figures.The sales of petroleum productsin India, the world’s third biggest oil consuming nation, had fallen to the lowest since 2007, due to the nationwide lockdown, necessitated to prevent the spread of COVID-19pandemic.With the gradual lifting of lockdowns and beginning of unlocking ofthe economy in a phased manner, allowing resumption of Industrial activity & movement of people, total petroleum products consumption has reached to 88% in June’20 (11.8 MMT) compared to June’19 (13.4 MMT), indicating the increase in production/industrial/transportation activities, across all segment of economic spectrum.


UPSC CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION, 2020 AND INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION, 2020

Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 [including the Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020] on 04.10.2020 (Sunday) all over India as per the Revised Programme of Examinations/RTs published on 05.06.2020.Keeping in view the large number of candidates of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 [including the Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020] and requests received from the candidates for changing their Centers, the Commission has decided to give an opportunity to them to submit their revised choice of Centre. The option to change the Centers for the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2020 and the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2020 is also being made available to the candidates.


Estimated cost for distribution of food grains&pulses under Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Ann Yojana during April–Nov 2020 is around Rs 1,50,471 crore

Prime Minister Shri NarendraModi yesterday announced the extension of Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Ann Yojana till the end of November 2020. He said that the PMGKAY scheme is extended from July till the end of November 2020. During this five-month period, more than 80 crore people will be provided 5 kg free wheat/rice per month along with 1 kg free whole chana to each family per month. The estimated cost for distribution of foodgrains (Rice and Wheat) and pulses will be approximately Rs 1,50,471 crore, whichincludes total estimated expenditure of Rs. 46,061crore to be borne by Government of India towards foodgrain subsidy and expenditure on account of intra-state transportation, dealer's margin including additional dealer's margin towards use of ePOS

 
Union Home Minister congratulated Prime Minister for extending Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Anna Yojana till November

Shri Amit Shah said in tweet that “the Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Anna Yojana expanded by Prime Minister, reflects his sensitivity and commitment towards the welfare of the poor.


Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister appeals to farmers to adopt best agricultural practices for maximizing crop production during the kharif season

Union Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar has appealed to farmers to grow different varieties of crops keeping in view the type of farmland in order to make farming a gainful activity. In a letter to the farmers of the country, Shri Tomar has said that with the onset of monsoon in most parts of the country, sowing of crops has also been completed in many places, and is in process in other areas. Shri Tomar says in his letter that he is communicating with the farmers to exhort them to adopt best agricultural practices in order to maximize production.Appreciating the dedication of the farming community during Covid-19 lockdown, Shri Tomar says that agricultural production has become the pivot of the country’s economy; agriculture and villages are at the centre of Atmanirbhar Bharat.

 
Even in the challenging times of COVID-19 RCF has ensured availability of Fertilizers to farming community

RCF plants have remained operational and sufficient quantity of production of its fertilizers were done. Apart from its manufactured fertilizers, RCF has also made available traded complex fertilizers of more than 2 lakh metric tons viz. DAP, APS (20:20:0:13) & NPK (10:26:26) to the farmers for the current Kharif sowing season in the country.


INPUTS FROM PIB FIELD OFFICES

  • Chandigarh: The Administrator, UT Chandigarh, directed that the monitoring of patients coming from outside should be done more vigorously, so that the cases can be detected at an early stage. He also directed health officials to focus on vulnerable categories such as pregnant women, senior citizens and children. He advised that the residents should immediately report any symptom of corona in the neighbourhood, if any, so that the treatment could be started early.
  • Punjab: Punjab Government has issued guidelines for phased reopening for 'Unlock 2' from 01.07.2020 to 30.07.2020 and decided to reopen more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside the containment zones. Ensuring to maintain social distancing, minimum 6 feet distance (do gazkiduri) for all the activities shall always be maintained. Accordingly, if any permitted activity leads to crowding and congestion, then necessary steps in terms of staggering, rotation, timings of offices and establishments etc. be taken and it be ensured that principles of social distancing are not compromised. Wearing of masks by all persons in public places, including work places etc. would be mandatory and must be strictly observed and enforced.
  • Himachal Pradesh: Chief Minister has hailed the announcement made by the Prime Minister NarendraModi regarding extension of Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Anna Yojna till the end of November this year. Chief Minister said that the announcement of Prime Minister to extend free ration of 5 kg rice/wheat to each member of the family along with 1 kg whole gram to each family for five months to more than 80 crore people per month would prove to be a boon to these people at the time of distress.
  • Haryana: Deputy Chief Minister has urged the Central Government to integrate animal husbandry and related services, especially poultry farming in the category of small, micro and medium industries, under the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ package, and along with this, necessary guidelines to be issued to the banks for providing loans for this sector through the Union Finance Ministry in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Kerala: The State Cabinet today gave the nod to increase bus fares; the increased fare to be in-force till Covid crisis subsides. Accepting the central guidelines for the Unlock 2.0, Kerala issued an order including easing lockdown restrictions. Kerala will continue the condition to register on the Jagratha portal to enter into the state. Strict lockdown will continue in containment zones till July 31. Meanwhile, a 40-year-old woman from the Kattunaicker tribe in Wayanad tested positive, the first tribal to be infected by the virus in the tribal-dominant panchayat. Nine more Keralites have succumbed to the coronavirus outside the State. The State has confirmed 131 new coronavirus positive cases yesterday. Among this, 10 were cases of local transmission. 2,112 patients are presently undergoing treatment in hospitals across the state.
  • Tamil Nadu: The state government has issued SOPs for places of worship in rural areas that are opened for public worship from Wednesday July 1; however these places will not be opened in Chennai and districts like Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur and Chengalpattu, besides Madurai, due to rising Covid-19 cases. 687 Indians including 652 from Tamil Nadu stranded in Iran reach Thoothukudi on INS Jalashwa after six-day journey. 3943 new cases, 2325 recoveries & 60 deaths reported yesterday. Total cases: 90167, Active cases: 38889, Deaths: 1201, Active cases in Chennai: 22610.
  • Karnataka: The State government on Tuesday released guidelines for Unlock 2.0, that will be in force till July 31. Through July, night curfew will be from 8pm to 5am; 5-day work week for govt offices; schools to remain closed. State to conduct sero-survey in Bengaluru &Udupi from July 15; after pilot study, entire Karnataka to be covered. At 20, Karnataka reported highest Covid death on Tuesday. 947 new cases and 235 were reported yesterday. Total positive cases: 15242, Active cases: 7074, Deaths: 246 Discharges: 7918.
  • Andhra Pradesh:  In a major boost to the medical infrastructure facilities in the state, the CM launched 1,088 new 108 and 104 ambulances to deliver speedy Medicare services to the people, especially during the Covid-19 times. High Court issues order to suspend proceedings in all lower courts. However, in the directives, it has asked to file the petitions online for an emergency. 10 cops and an AYUSH medical officer test positive for coronavirus in Prakasam district. 657 new cases, 342 discharged and six deaths reported during last 24 hours after testing 28,239 samples.  Of the 657 cases, 39 are inter-state cases and seven from abroad. Total cases: 15,252, Active cases: 8071, Discharged: 6988, Deaths: 193.
  • Telangana: South Central Railway prepares railway hospital for Covid-19 treatment; arrangements are being made as per the ICMR rules in the hospital to treat patients. Telangana government orders lockdown extension in containment zones till July 31 along with reopening of activities in calibrated manner in areas outside containment zones. Total cases till yesterday: 16339, Active cases: 8785 Deaths: 260, Discharges: 7294.
  • Arunachal Pradesh:  Arunachal CM in his message on National Doctors day stated that as COVID19 pandemic continues to affect communities globally, all our Doctors & frontline health workers have been working day and night to save lives. Praying for their safety as they risk themselves to keep community safe from virus.
  • Assam: Assam Health Minister  HimantaBiswaSarma tweets that now there are 13 COVID-19 testing labs in Assam and 6 more lab shall come soon.
  • Manipur:  Manipur CM, N Biren Singh gives his  heartfelt greetings and big salute to all the Doctors who are fighting COVID-19 at the forefront and saving precious lives on Doctors Day today.
  • Mizoram: One recovered patient discharged in Mizoram today. Now active case in the state stands at 37. Total COVID-19 tally reached 160 with 123 cured cases. CM of Mizoram Zoramthanga thanked PM NarendraModi and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan for extension of PMGKY.
  • Nagaland: On National Doctors' Day, Health & Family Welfare Minister of Nagaland pays respect to doctors; says services and sacrifices made by them for our people in providing timely health care, particularly during unprecedented hours of combating the Pandemic is truly commendable.
  • Sikkim: The Chief Minister of Sikkim announced financial incentives for all the COVID-19 frontline health workers as a token of love, respect and appreciation for their selfless service and dedication. He announced a one-time incentive of Rs. 20,000 for the doctors, Rs. 10,000 for the nursing staff, and Rs. 5000 for the supporting staff.
  • Maharashtra: The current count of COVID19 patients in the state is 174761. Newly 4878 patients have been identified as positive, while 1951 patients have been cured on Tuesday. 90911 patients have been cured in the state till date. Total Active patients are 75979. In Greater Mumbai Region, 903 positive patients, 625 recoveries and 36 deaths have been reported on Tuesday. Now the total number of cases stands at 77197, total recoveries are 44170 and death toll is 4554 in Mumbai. On the other hand, as many as 361 inmates have so far tested positive across 11 prisons of the state, of which 106 are active cases.94 prison staff have also tested positive while four deaths have been reported in these prisons.
  • Gujarat: The number of COVID-19 cases have reached 32,446 with 626 new cases coming up during the past 24 hours. 20 patients have lost their lives taking the total death due to COVID-19 in the state up to 1,848. The maximum 183 cases reported from Surat city, surpassing Ahmedabad in new cases for the first time. Ahmedabad city recorded 182 new cases. 422 patients have been discharged from the various hospitals after recovery during the last 24 hours. With this total patient recovered from the Covid19 have gone up to 23670. More than 3 lakh 73 thousand test have been carried out in the state till date. Meanwhile, new guidelines for Unlock2 is being implemented from today, in which shops will remain open till 8 pm while hotel and restaurants will remain open till 9 pm in non-containment areas.IIT-Gandhinagar has developed an Artificial Intelligence-based tool to detect COVID-19 from Chest X-ray. This tool can be used for quick preliminary diagnosis before the medical test.
  • Rajasthan: With the report of 78 new cases on Tuesday, the COVID-19 tally of the state has gone up to 18092. The number of recoveries stands at 14,232. Alwar district reported 29 new cases while 25 cases have been reported from Jaipur.  
  • Madhya Pradesh: 223 new cases have been identified on Tuesday, taking the state count of COVID-19 to 13,593. There are 2626 active patients, while total recoveries stand at 10,395 and death toll at 572. Hotspot Indore reported 45 new cases and 3 deaths on Tuesday, which takes COVID-19 tally in the city to 4709. At capital city Bhopal, 25 new cases and 3 deaths were reported on Tuesday. Therefore, the COVID-19 tally at Bhopal now stands at 2789. Also, Morena district reported 59 new cases, Gwalior reported 14 cases and Bhind reported 12 cases on Tuesday. The Kill Corona campaign was launched today that aims to reach each and every household in the state in the wake of COVID-19. More than 11,400 teams will carry out the door to door survey from today till 15 th of this month with required gear. State developed app SARTHAK will be used to document the survey.
  • Chhattisgarh: 63 new patients and 100 recoveries reported in the state on Tuesday, which takes the state tally of COVID-19 to 2858. The number of active patients is 595 while total recoveries stand at 2250.
  • Goa: 64 new patients have been identified on Tuesday which takes the state tally of COVID-19 to 1315. There are 716 active cases in the state now. Also, 72 recoveries were reported on Tuesday which takes the total number of recovered patients in the state to 596.

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Udyam Registration Portal For MSMEs launched

Udyam Registration Portal For MSMEs launched


Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises has developed the portal of Udyam Registration Portal for MSMEs has become operational today. The new process of classification and registration of enterprises has started as already declared vide notification dated 26th June, 2020. Alongwith launching the portal https://udyamregistration.gov.in for online registration, M/o MSME has also organized single window system at champions control rooms and DICs for facilitation.

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Udyam Registration Portal For MSMEs Becomes Operational from Today
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Udyam Registration Portal developed by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has become operational from today. The new process of classification and registration of enterprises has started as already declared vide notification dated 26th June, 2020. Alongwith launching the portal https://udyamregistration.gov.in for online registration, M/o MSME has also organized single window system at champions control rooms and DICs for facilitation.

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Ministry has expressed hope that this new registration process will boost up 'Ease of Doing Business' and it will reduce transaction time and costs. Ministry has clarified that except the portal no other private online or offline system, service, agency or person is authorized to do MSME registration.

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M/o MSME has also posted following tweets in this regard:


2. Ministry of MSME (@minmsme) Tweeted:

Congrats! New classification & Registration process of MSMEs is effective from today. You may register your enterprise or udyam at https://t.co/oQgGOarGos. Please Feel Free to make suggestions.

@msmechampions  @PMOIndia


3. Ministry of MSME (@minmsme) Tweeted:

A very comprehensive portal has been launched today by the M/O MSME for registration of MSMEs. The portal named https://t.co/oQgGOarGos has been made entirely in house by the Ministry with the help of NIC.



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Today Update Daily Report of COVID-19 of 30th June 2020

Today Update Daily Report of COVID-19 of 30th June 2020


The Corona update dated 30th June 2020 has also been released by the Press Information Bureau on a daily basis. Recovery rate improve to 59.07% amongst COVID-19 patient with 3,34,821 patients having been cured so far, including 13,099 during the last 24 hours. Presently, there are 2,15,125 active Covid-19 cases. Number of Recovered cases exceeds active COVID-19 cases by 1,19,695.

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PM chairs meeting to review planning and preparations for vaccination against Covid-19

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today chaired a high-level meeting to review the planning and preparations for vaccination against Covid-19, as and when the vaccine is available. He noted that vaccination of India’s vast and diverse population will need to factor in issues including those related to management of medical supply chains, prioritization of at-risk populations, coordination between different agencies involved in the process, as well as the role of private sector and civil society in this national endeavour. Prime Minister enunciated four guiding principles that will form the foundation of this national effort: first, that vulnerable groups should be identified and prioritized for early vaccination, for example doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, non-medical frontline corona warriors, and vulnerable people among the general population; second, that vaccination of “anyone, anywhere” should take place, without imposition of any domicile related restrictions for getting the vaccine; third, that vaccination must be affordable and universal - no person should be left behind; and fourth, that the entire process from production to vaccination should be monitored and supported in real time with the use of technology.


Updates on Covid-19 from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Recovery rate inching close to 60%; Recovered cases are now 1lakh 20 thousand more than the number of active cases

Collective and focussed efforts for containment and management of COVID-19 by Government of India along with the States/UTs have led to the recovery rate among COVID-19 patients fast approaching 60%. As on date, there are 1,19,696 more recovered patients than COVID-19 active cases. Also, while there are 2,15,125 active cases, all under active medical supervision, 3,34,821 patients have been cured/discharged. This has resulted in the recovery rate amongst COVID-19 patients further improving to 59.07%. During the last 24 hours, a total of 13,099 COVID-19 patients have been cured. The number of diagnostic labs is continuously increasing. India now has 1049 diagnostic labs dedicated to COVID-19. These include 761 labs in the government sector and 288 private labs.


Ministry of Home Affairs issues new Guidelines for Unlock 2

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued new guidelines for Unlock 2 to open up more activities in areas outside the Containment Zones. The new guidelines will come into effect from July 1, 2020. The process of phased re-opening of activities has been extended further. The new guidelines, issued yesterday, are based on feedback received from States and UTs, and extensive consultations held with related Central Ministries and Departments. As stipulated in the Unlock 1 Order and guidelines issued on 30.05.2020, certain activities, i.e., religious places and places of worship for public; hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services; and shopping malls; have already been permitted from June 8, 2020 outside the Containment Zones. Detailed standard operating procedures (SOPs) have also been issued. Domestic flights and passenger trains have already been allowed in a limited manner. Their operations will be further expanded in a calibrated manner. Night curfew timings are being further relaxed and curfew shall be in force from 10.00 pm to 5.00 am. Training institutions of the Central and State Governments will be allowed to function with effect from July 15, 2020. SOP in this regard will be issued by the Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India. After extensive consultation with States and UTs, it has been decided that schools, colleges and coaching institutions will remain closed till July 31, 2020. Lockdown shall continue to be implemented strictly in the Containment Zones till 31 July, 2020.


COVID warrior: ASHAs at the forefront of COVID war in Uttar Pradesh; 1.6 lakh ASHAs tracked over 30.43 lakh migrant returnees

With the surge in the cases of COVID-19 in the country and the influx of migrant population from hotspot areas, one of the major challenges in Uttar Pradesh (UP) was to cater to the healthcare needs of returnees and arrest the spread in its rural population. ASHAs have played a critical role in supporting the state’s COVID-19 management during this crisis. In a gigantic exercise, UP’s 1.6 lakh ASHAs have tracked over nearly 30.43 lakh migrant returnees in two phases- 11.24 lakh in the first and 19.19 lakh in the second phase. They have assisted in contact tracing and community level surveillance.


PM addresses nation and announces extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today addressed the nation and announced the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till the end of November. Prime Minister emphasized that provision of food to those in need during lockdown has been the foremost priority of the country. As soon as lockdown was announced, the government brought about PM Garib KalyanYojana, under which a package of Rs 1.75 lakh crore for the poor was announced. He noted that in the last three months, Rs 31,000 crore has been transferred in the Jan Dhan accounts of almost 20 crore poor families, Rs 18,000 crore has been transferred to the bank accounts of more than 9 crore farmers and Rs 50,000 crore is being spent on PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan, which has been started to provide employment opportunities.


Text of PM's address to the nation


Loans worth more than Rs 1 lakh crore sanctioned under ECLGS

Under the 100 % Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) backed by a Government guarantee , Banks from Public & Private Sectors have sanctioned loans worth over Rs. 1 lakh crore as of June 26, 2020, of which more than Rs 45,000 crore has already been disbursed. This would help more than 30 lakh units of MSMEs & other businesses restart their businesses post the lockdown.


NBRI establishes advanced virology lab for COVID-19 testing

National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Lucknow, has established an “Advanced Virology Lab” for testing COVID-19. The facility has been developed based on the guidelines of the Indian Council Medical Research (ICMR), the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It is a Bio Safety Level (BSL) 3 level facility. This advanced version has a “Negative Pressure”, which means it has a suction facility that can suck any aerosol and pass it through filters. It can filter virus or bacteria to make it a safe COVID-19 testing facility. It reduces the possibilities of infections at culturing facilities.

 
Skill development will be the backbone of Aatamnirbhar Bharat and Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan: Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey

Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey, Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, yesterday in a webinar said that skilling, up-skilling and re-skilling of the India’s workforce will play a crucial role in the success of the Government’s vision of Aatamnirbhar Bharat and the recently launched Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan. “In wake of the Covid-19 global pandemic we need to move ahead with innovative methods, especially in the industrial sector, there is a need for a big change in terms of the overall mindset and approach towards doing business as we need to give more importance to use of digital technology,” said the Minister.

 
Clean Energy Can Support India’s Economic Recovery post-Covid-19

NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) today released Towards a Clean Energy Economy: Post-Covid-19 Opportunities for India’s Energy and Mobility Sectors report, which advocates for stimulus and recovery efforts that work towards building a clean, resilient, and least-cost energy future for India. These efforts include electric vehicle, energy storage, and renewable energy programs. The report identifies how Covid-19 is beginning to influence the clean energy transition in India, specifically for the transport and power sectors, and recommends principles and strategic opportunities for the country’s leaders to drive economic recovery and maintain momentum towards a clean energy economy.Covid-19 has presented significant demand- and supply-side challenges for India’s transport and power sectors, from liquidity constraints and supply shortages to shifts in consumer demand and preferences.


15th Finance Commission holds meeting with the Ministry of Human Resource Development

The Finance Commission headed by Chairman, Shri N. K. Singh held a detailed meeting with the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The meeting was called to discuss the impact of the new tools of pedagogy, including online classes and use of other technology for Education, the need for which have arisen out of the ongoing pandemic. The Commission had called for this meeting more specifically for the purpose of making its recommendations in its report for 2020-21 and 2025-26 on the subject of education specially in the time of COVID-19.


PM SVANidhi Portal launched (Beta Version)

Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Housing & Urban Affairs, yesterday launched the Beta version of PM Street Vendor’s Atma Nirbhar Nidhi “PM SVANidhi” Portal. Leveraging on the digital technology solutions, the portal provides for an integrated end to end IT interface to users for availing benefits under the scheme.



INPUTS FROM PIB FIELD OFFICES

  • Maharashtra: The current count of COVID19 patients in the state is 1,69,883. 5,257 new patients have been identified as positive in the last 24 hours.  The state count of recovered patients has gone up to 88,960.Total Active patients are 73,298. In Greater Mumbai Region, 1,247 new patients have been identified as positive, while 391 recoveries and 21 deaths have also been reported on Monday. The total number of infected patients has gone up to 76,294. Meanwhile, the Maharashtra Government has requested the Railways to allow the employees of various Central Government Offices / Establishments, High Courts and Public Sector Banks to travel by suburban local trains.
  • Gujarat: The total number of cases of COVID-19 has reached 32,023 as 626 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours. Also, 19 patients have lost their lives in this period, taking the total death due to COVID19 in the state to 1,828. Gujarat Government has decided to allow shops to remain open till 8 p.m. from 1st of July. Hotels and restaurants will remain open till 9 p.m.  The Lower courts in the state will reopen from tomorrow but hearings will take place only through video conferencing.
  • Rajasthan: 94 new cases have been reported this morning, which takes the state tally of COVID-19 to 17,753. The number of active cases is 3,397. The total recoveries in the state stand at 13,948; while 409 deaths have occurred till date. Most of the new cases reported today are from Sikar district (33) followed by Alwar district (22).
  • Madhya Pradesh:  184 new cases have been reported which takes the state tally of Coronavirus infection to 13,370. While there are 2607 active cases in the state, the number of recovered patients stands at 10,199. Morena district reported 24 new cases and Sagar district reported 19 cases on Monday.
  • Chhattisgarh: 101 new cases have been reported in the state taking the tally of COVID-19 to 2,795, while the active cases are numbered at 632. Durg reported the highest - 30 new cases on Monday, followed by Jashpur reporting 25 new cases and then Raipur with 10 cases.
  • Goa: 53 new cases have been reported taking the state tally of coronavirus positive cases to 1,251. There are 724 active cases in the state. With 46 recoveries reported on Monday, the total number of recovered patients has gone up to 524.
  • Kerala: One more person died of the Covid-19 in Kerala; A 76-year-old native of Capital Thiruvananthapuram died at Medical College hospital on Saturday. He succumbed to the virus after his return from Mumbai. His test results however turned out to be positive today. This is the fourth Covid death in the capital and 24th in the state. The government has decided to restart the process of giving learner’s driving license from tomorrow. It was stalled due to lockdown. The test will be done online. The state confirmed 121 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday. 2,057 patients are still under treatment. A total of 1,80,617 people are currently under surveillance in various districts.
  • Tamil Nadu: Chennai and Madurai will continue to be under intense lockdown till July 5 and the current relaxations and curbs shall be in force till July 31 for the rest of Tamil Nadu, as per order issued by the government. State not to use the rapid-antigen testing kits for Covid-19, suggested by ICMR, due to its low sensitivity rate and will continue to use RTPCR testing. 3949 new cases, 2212 recoveries & 62 deaths reported yesterday. Total cases: 86224, Active cases: 37331, Deaths: 1141, Discharges: 45537, Active cases in Chennai: 21681.
  • Karnataka: State government launches 'skill connect' online portal to help job seekers; govt. is also organising an online job fair on July 7, to help people who have lost their jobs due to the pandemic. After his meeting with heads of private hospitals, CM briefed media and said private hospitals in Bengaluru agreed to reserve 50% of beds (4500 beds) for treatment of Covid patients. For the second day in a row the State reported more than 1000 cases yesterday. 1105 new cases, 176 discharges & 19 deaths were reported yesterday. Total positive cases: 14295, Active cases: 6382, Deaths: 226, Discharges: 7684.
  • Andhra Pradesh:  Private bus operators urge government to waive tax on the lines of Karnataka, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh and pay the full insurance premium as they are not in a position to pay quarterly tax (April-June) following stoppage of bus services during the lockdown induced by Covid-19.  704 new cases, 258 discharged and seven deaths reported during last 24 hours after testing 18,114 samples.  Of the 704 cases, 51 are inter-state cases and five from abroad. Total cases: 14,595, Active cases: 7897, Deaths: 187, Discharged: 6511.
  • Telangana: Self-imposed lockdown has evoked mixed response in many parts of Old City. All possible efforts are being made to keep the virus at bay. Shopkeepers have halted their business and are forced to stay indoors with a surge in the number of cases. Total cases reported till yesterday: 15394, Active cases: 9559, Deaths: 253, Discharges: 5582.
  • Manipur: 49,882 COVID-19 tests have been done in Manipur so far with 1227 positive results. Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol (CADA) conducted an awareness programme on COVID-19 pandemic at Hiyanglam-Wabagai Terapishak Keithel of Manipur.
  • Meghalaya: One more person who came from Assam (Guwahati)has tested positive for COVID 19 in Khliehriat, Meghalaya. With this total positive cases in the state stand 52 with 9 active cases.
  • Mizoram: Over 80% of the total COVID19 cases in Mizoram have recovered, active cases now stand at 29. 61 recovered patients discharged in Mizoram today.        
  • Nagaland: 8 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Nagaland taking the Positive cases to 459 with  291 active cases and 168 recoveries. Mokokchung district in Nagaland records first COVID 19 positive case.

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