India Coronavirus Updates, 22 August: Lok Sabha MP in Odisha tests positive; over 1 lakh recoveries in Bengal

India Coronavirus Updates, 22 August: Lok Sabha MP in Odisha tests positive; over 1 lakh recoveries in Bengal

Coronavirus India Updates: With 69,874 recent circumstances in a single day, the Covid-19 tally in India rose to 29,75,701, whereas the dying toll climbed to 55,794, in line with newest information from the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare.

The variety of recoveries touched 22,22,577, pushing the restoration charge to 74.69 per cent, whereas the case fatality charge stood at 1.87 per cent. There are 6,97,330 lively circumstances within the nation at current, comprising 23.43 per cent of the entire caseload.

A take a look at the highest developments right here:

Lok Sabha MP in Odisha checks optimistic for Covid

Lok Sabha MP and ruling BJD chief Manjulata Mandal on Saturday stated she has examined optimistic for coronavirus and requested individuals who just lately got here involved along with her to get themselves examined


Taking to Twitter, the Bhadrak MP stated: “On getting the preliminary signs of #COVID19,I bought the take a look at performed and the report got here again optimistic. My well being is ok and steady & I’m in house quarantine. I request that every one of you who’ve are available in contact with me in the previous couple of days, please isolate your self and get your take a look at performed.”

Mandal is the second parliamentarian in Odisha after BJP’s Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari to have contracted the illness. Earlier this week, state rural growth minister Susanta Singh was additionally contaminated.

A minimum of six MLAs have examined optimistic for the virus within the state over the previous few months.

Ganesh competition begins on low-key notice in Mumbai

Ganesh pandals wore a abandoned look because the 10-day celebrations for Ganeshotsav started throughout Maharashtra today. Just a few volunteers and staff milling round in masks had been noticed.

Maharashtra House Minister Anil Deshmukh had earlier urged residents to keep away from crowding in view of the pandemic. He additionally urged Muslim neighborhood members to look at Muharram, which falls within the month-end, in a easy method and keep away from gathering, an official assertion stated.

The town police have beefed up safety to observe the celebrations. Offering more particulars on the identical, an official informed information company REDHEART: “Aside from the native police, an organization of Fast Motion Pressure (RAF), three corporations of State Reserve Police Pressure (SRPF), native arms and riot management police have been deployed within the metropolis.”

The official added that Muharram can be being noticed in a easy method as the federal government has not allowed processions within the wake of the Covid-19 disaster.

The variety of recovered Covid-19 sufferers crossed one lakh on Friday as the discharge of three,082 sufferers took the cumulative determine to 1,01,871 and the restoration charge rose to 76.96 per cent. That is over two proportion factors greater than the nationwide discharge charge.

Virtually half of the recoveries — 48.64 per cent to be exact — have occurred in Kolkata and North 24 Parganas, which have additionally contributed to virtually 48 per cent of the state’s caseload.

Arunachal Pradesh Covid-19 tally crosses 3,100

Sixty more folks, together with 14 safety personnel, have examined optimistic for Covid-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the state’s tally to three,126, REDHEART quoted a well being division official as saying.

Thirty-two folks had been discharged from hospitals on Friday, taking the entire variety of recoveries to 2,125.

Whilst Punjab and Haryana imposed weekend restrictions, the Chandigarh administrator on Friday introduced that outlets and institutions in Chandigarh will stay closed on Saturdays and Sundays until additional orders.

Until afternoon, UT had handed simply normal directions within the metropolis. Nevertheless, situation modified within the night when Haryana additionally introduced restrictions on the weekend.

Whereas Punjab introduced a each day night time curfew and weekend lockdown on Thursday, the Haryana authorities ordered all workplaces and outlets besides these promoting necessities to be shut over the weekend on Friday night.


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