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COVID Updates: India Records Highest Single Day Spike, ICMR To Make National Register

BP World Bureau | Jul 30 2020 11:04:13 AM
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NEW DELHI: India has reported 52,123 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pushing the total number of cases to 15,83,792 across the nation.

There are 5,28,242 active cases of the disease, 10,20,582 people have recovered and 34,968 people died. 

India is the third-worst affected nation due to COVID-19, after the United States and Brazil. 

Union government announced Unlock 3.0, guidelines for opening up more activities outside the containment zones from August 1st to revive the economy. 

Under unlock 3.0, there will be no night curfew and gyms, yoga institutes will be reopened. Added to that schools, colleges, metro rail services, and cinema halls will remain closed and international travel is suspended. 

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Health Ministry and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) announced that they plan to roll out a project to create a rigorous database of Covid-19 patients admitted in hospitals across the country. This is done to improve treatment protocols. 

The Union Health Ministry reported that over 1 million people recovered from the disease, giving a ray of hope to those fighting against Sars-Cov-2.

West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission (WBCERC) confirmed that no hospitals, both private and state-run can deny admission to a patient, including a pregnant woman, on the grounds of being positive for COVID-19.

As many of 78% of COVID-19 patients monitored developing a heart condition, independent of pre-existing conditions, according to a study published in the journal ‘JAMA Cardiology.'

National award-winning film 'Baahubali's director SS Rajamouli announced that he and his family members have been admitted and quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19.

Globally, there are 1,70,30,329 cases of COVID-19 and out of that, 64,14,532 are active cases, 99,48,783 recovered and 6,67,014 people died. 

Vietnam imposed more restrictions since Thursday to contain the outbreak. 

Belgium, Spain, Luxembourg, and Croatia echoed concerns expressed by Vietnam regarding the nature of the outbreak.