New Delhi, June 26: Senior Congress chief Abhishek Singhvi has residence quarantined himself after testing optimistic for COVID-19, in line with studies. Whereas he has gentle signs like fever, his spouse has additionally examined optimistic for the virus and has remoted herself at residence as per the federal government pointers.
After Singhvi examined optimistic, his son and different members of the family and workers are additionally being examined for the virus. Singhvi is the second Congress chief after Sanjay Jha to check optimistic for COVID-19. Jha has since recovered in Mumbai.
With 17,296 COVID-19 instances, India on Friday recorded the best one-day enhance persevering with a grim pattern this month throughout which it has registered about 60 per cent of the entire of practically 5 lakh infections.
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As Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh recorded the best each day leap, it was for the seventh day in a row that the coronavirus instances galloped by over 14,000.
The instances spiked by 5,024 in Maharashtra and it was 3,645 in Tamil Nadu whereas AP and West Bengal witnessed a leap of 605 and 542 infections respectively.
The nation has up to now reported 4,90,401 coronavirus instances after the variety of infections rose by 17,296 whereas the demise toll additionally crossed the 15,000-mark with 407 new fatalities, in line with the Union Well being Ministry knowledge. The demise rely now stood at 15,301, it stated.
Between June 1 and June 26, the nation recorded 2,99,866 instances, an evaluation of the information confirmed. The restoration price is, nonetheless, steadily enhancing to the touch 58.24 per cent, the ministry stated.