As trajectory of COVID-19 cases continues to surge, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh are recording over 10,000 cases daily. Andhra Pradesh has reported 2,06,960 cases so far. With 10,483 new cases, total tally of Maharashtra stood at 4,90,262. Total cases in India surpassed 20-lakh mark on August 7. 2,27,88,393 samples have been tested so far, according to ICMR.
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy held a review meeting over COVID-19 situation in the state on August 07. Several state officials were also present in the meeting. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the state are 1,96,789 including 1,12,870 recoveries, 82,166 active cases while 1,753 deaths have been reported so far.
Andhra Pradesh irrigation minister P Anil Kumar visited the Nellore Government General Hospital (GGH) to inquire about facilities made for COVID-19 patients. He interacted with GGH Superintendent Sudhakar Reddy about the provisions that have been arranged for COVID patients in the hospital. Kumar also had a meal at the hospital to check the quality of food that was being served to the COVID patients and suggested the hospital staff to give milk to patients during the night. As per data from the state's health department, the total number of cases in Andhra Pradesh is 49,650 including, 26,118 active cases, 22,890 discharges, and 642 deaths.
Andhra Pradesh Police has arrested a government official, who thrashed a woman colleague on June 27 in Nellore following a verbal spat. The incident took place at AP tourism hotel when deputy manager Bhaskar lost control over a verbal spat and thrashed his senior woman assistant with what appeared to be an iron rod after she asked him to wear a mask. The victim filed a complaint and the police have registered case under sections 324 and 355 of IPC.
An ancient temple of Lord Shiva was found while mining sand in Penna River in Nellore district. Locals have estimated that it is a 200-year-old temple. The pinnacle of the temple was visible during the sand mining.
Despite being a school dropout, a tribal woman from Mayurbhanj district of Odisha has proved her entrepreneurial spirit, taking along more than 150 women with her to create livelihoods. Usha Rani, who moved to Gujaldihi after her marriage, wanted to achieve financial independence. After failing at many business ideas she tried to conceive, Usha, with the help of District Industrial Corporation (DIC), started producing handicraft items from Sabai Grass. Despite initial hurdles even in this business, Usha has turned her business into a profitable venture.
A man beat up his woman colleague over verbal brawl in Andhra Pradesh. The accused, Bhaskar, is a deputy manager at AP tourism hotel. The woman, Usha Rani, is a senior assistant in the same hotel. The..
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