Lav Agarwal, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, 14 August, reported ANI
Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was undergoing treatment for coronavirus, said on Friday, 14 August, that he has tested negative for COVID-19, reported PTI.
With a spike of 64,553 cases in the last 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India on Friday, 14 August, rose to 24,61,191, including 6,61,595 active cases, 17,51,556 patients cured/discharged and 48,040 deaths.
- Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Y Naik tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday
- The total number of samples tested for COVID-19 till 12 August stood at 2,68,45,688, including 8,30,391 samples tested on Wednesday, ICMR said
- Globally, over 20.6 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded so far, with the death toll standing at over 7,49,000
Union Health Ministry Joint Secy Tests COVID-19 Positive
Lav Agarwal, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary, tested positive for COVID-19, reported ANI.
Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam on Life Support
Popular playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, who was diagnosed with COVID-19, has suffered a setback in his health. According to a statement from MGM Healthcare where he is undergoing treatment for over a week, he is currently on life support and his condition is critical, reported TNM.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Tested Negative for COVID-19
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tested negative for COVID-19, reported PTI, citing CMO sources.
Union AYUSH Minister Shifted to Private Hospital
Union AYUSH minister Shripad Y Naik, who was under home isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, admitted to private hospital in Panaji, says his family, according to media reports.
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit Tests Negative for COVID-19
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who was under treatment for COVID-19, tests negative, reported ANI.
Amit Shah Tests Negative for COVID-19
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was undergoing treatment for coronavirus, says he has tested negative on Friday, reported PTI.
West Bengal Govt to Provide Employment to Kin of Deceased COVID-19 Warriors
West Bengal government has decided to provide employment to next of kin of deceased and incapacitated COVID warriors on compassionate grounds, reported PTI, citing a Senior official.
328 New Cases Reported in Puducherry
At least 328 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Puducherry today, taking the total number of positive cases to 6,995, including 2,880 active cases, 4,009 cured cases and 106 deaths.
147 More Maharashtra Cops Test Positive
At least 147 more policemen found COVID19 positive in the last 24 hours in Maharashtra, taking the tally to 11,920, including 2,227 active cases, 9,569 recovered cases & 124 deaths of police personnel in the state till date, the Maharashtra Police said.
20 New COVID-19 Cases in Himachal Pradesh
At least 20 new COVID19 cases were eported in Himachal Pradesh today, taking the total number of cases to 3,836.
2,76,94,416 Samples Tested in India Till Date: ICMR
2,76,94,416 samples tested for #COVID19 up to 13 August. Of these, 8,48,728 samples were tested yesterday, the India Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.
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