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'We have worst of both worlds': Shashi Tharoor lashes out at Centre's response to COVID-19, 'mismanagement' of economy

DNA Sunday, 20 September 2020
India's COVID-19 case tally crossed 54-lakh mark with a spike of 92,605 new cases and 1,133 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday.
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News video: We failed to manage both COVID and economy: Shashi Tharoor in Lok Sabha

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Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor on September 20 hit out at the Central government over the COVID-19 handling and management of the economy. "We have the worst of both worlds. We have neither managed to limit the spread of the virus nor have we managed to...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Be aware of 'Gappu, Pappu and Lappu': MoS Choubey hits at Congress, RJD [Video]

Be aware of 'Gappu, Pappu and Lappu': MoS Choubey hits at Congress, RJD

Minister of State (MoS) for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey hit at Congress and RJD and asked to be aware of 'Gappu, Pappu and Lappu'. He said, "One who couldn't even pass 10th standard is commenting on Nitish Kumar who had been an engineer. These Congress and RJD people wrote the story of corruption. So, be aware of these Gappu, Pappu and Lappu."

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COVID-19: India's testing capacity currently increased to more than 10.65 crore [Video]

COVID-19: India's testing capacity currently increased to more than 10.65 crore

As per the data released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India on October 30 reported single-day spike of 48,648 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. 563 deaths in the same period, pushing the COVID-19 toll in the country to 1,21,090. India's confirmed cases of coronavirus stand at 80,88,851 which include 5,94,386 active infections after a decrease of 9,301 in last 24 hours. As per Ministry of Health, India has exponentially scaled up its testing capacity from one in January to more than 10.65 crore at present. The very high testing has resulted in the continuously falling positivity rate. It is 7.54% presently. More than 73,73,375 people have recovered from the virus with 57,386 new discharges in last 24 hours. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 11,64,648 samples were tested on October 28. Cumulative samples tested for COVID-19 till October 28 are 10,77,28,088.

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COVID-19: India records over 73 lakh recoveries with 56,480 new discharges [Video]

COVID-19: India records over 73 lakh recoveries with 56,480 new discharges

As per the data released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India on October 29 reported single-day spike of 49,881 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. 517 deaths in the same period, pushing the COVID-19 toll in the country to 1,20,527. India's confirmed cases of coronavirus stand at 80,40,203 which include 6,03,687 active infections after a decrease of 7,116 in last 24 hours. More than 73,15,989 people have recovered from the virus with 56,480 new discharges in last 24 hours. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 10,75,760 samples were tested on October 28. Cumulative samples tested for COVID-19 till October 28 are 10,65,63,440.

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