Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose to 1,17,887 as 101 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said on Wednesday. The state's coronavirus death toll rose to 1,057 after three more patients succumbed to the infection in the last 24 hours, he said. Ranchi district registered the highest number of fresh cases at 53, followed by Dhanbad (16) and Bokaro (9). Jharkhand now has 1,147 active COVID-19 cases, while 1,15,683 people have been cured of the disease so far, the official said.
Telangana saw 267 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the total caseload to over 2.92 lakh while two more fatalities pushed the toll to 1,583. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 55, followed by Karimnagar and Medchal Malkajgiri with 20 and 18 respectively, a government bulletin said on Wednesday providing details as of 8 pm on January 19.
Five more people, including two minors, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, pushing the tally in the northeastern state to 4,334, an official said on Wednesday. Three fresh cases were reported from Aizawl district and two from Lunglei and Siaha. Three new patients have travel history and it is yet to be ascertained how the remaining two have contracted the infection, the state information and public relations department official said.
Karnataka reported 645 new COVID-19 cases, 807 discharges, and 6 deaths. Total cases: 9,33,077 Total discharges: 9,13,012 Death toll: 12,181 Active cases: 7,865.
West Bengal reported 412 new COVID-19 cases, 513 discharges, and 11 deaths, as per State Health Department. Total cases: 5,66,073 Total recoveries: 5,49,218 Active cases: 6,781 Death toll: 10,074.
Jharkhand reported 101 new COVID-19 cases, 141 recoveries and 3 deaths reported, as per State Health Department. Total cases: 1,17,887 Total recoveries: 1,15,683 Active cases: 1,147 Death toll: 1,057.
Lakshadweep reported its first case of COVID on January 18. The person had come to Lakshadweep from Kochi on January 4. Initially, 31 primary contacts of the case were traced and quarantined of which 14 tested positive and were isolated. 56 contacts of positive cases were traced and quarantined. A Central multi-disciplinary team comprising of experts from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry; National Institute of Virology, Pune and Regional Office of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has been sent to Lakshadweep.
The Centre is supplying additional 92,500 doses of COVISHIELD vaccine to Uttarakhand that will reach Dehradun Airport on Wednesday morning.
The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID19 has touched 6,31,417 (till 6 pm today) through 11,660 sessions, as per the provisional report. 3,800 sessions were held till 6 pm today: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare https://t.co/80fIDLLBSm pic.twitter.com/pWSd5Z2CLz— ANI (@ANI) January 19, 2021
The Indian government will commence the supply of COVID-19 vaccines to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles from January 20, 2021. In respect of Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Mauritius, the Centre is awaiting their confirmation of necessary regulatory clearances. PM Modi stressed that India is deeply honoured to be a long-trusted partner in meeting the healthcare needs of the global community.
India is deeply honoured to be a long-trusted partner in meeting the healthcare needs of the global community. Supplies of Covid vaccines to several countries will commence tomorrow, and more will follow in the days ahead. #VaccineMaitri https://t.co/9Czfkuk8h7— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 19, 2021