From China acquiescing to international pressure for an investigation into the origin of the Sars-Cov-2 coronavirus, to Bhubaneswar and Meghalaya's active case count reaching zero - here are the top ten updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said that his...
A new study reveals a high body mass index raises the risk for severe COVID-19 and admission to intensive care units among African Americans. According to UPI, BMI is a calculation based on a person's height and weight and identifies whether they are overweight or obese. Novel coronavirus COVID-19 intensive care unit patients had a higher average body mass index than those who weren't admitted to the ICU.
The Union Health Ministry on August 04 briefed the media in Delhi, over the current COVID-19 situation in nation. Speaking in press conference, Ministry of Health, Secretary, Rajesh Bhushan stated that more than 6.6 lakh COVID-19 tests have been conducted in last 24 hours in the nation. Adding on it, he said recovered cases are now double of the active cases in India. He said, "More than 2 crore COVID-19 tests have been conducted, including more than 6.6 lakh tests in the last 24 hours. Recovered cases are now double of the active cases. The case fatality rate is lowest since the first lockdown."
From over a dozen passengers on domestic Indian flights found to be infected, to Karnataka placing a complete travel blockade on people from 5 states - here are the top ten news updates on the Covid-19..
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