कोरोना मरीजों की ठीक होने की दर बढ़कर 59.43 प्रतिशत हुई
केंद्र सरकार और राज्य सरकारों तथा गैर सरकारी संगठनों द्वारा किये गए प्रयासों के फलस्वरूप आज कोरोना के सक्रिय मामलों की तुलना में उपचार के बाद ठीक हुए मरीजों की संख्या बढ़ने लगी है. आज की तिथि में ठीक हुए मरीजों की संख्या सक्रीय मरीजों की तुलना में 1,27,864 अधिक है. कोरोना मरीजों की ठीक होने की दर बढ़कर 59.43 प्रतिशत हो गयी है.
PIB’S DAILY BULLETIN ON COVID-19
01 JUL 2020
(Contains Press releases concerning Covid-19, issued in last 24 hours, inputs from PIB Field Offices and Fact checks undertaken by PIB)
Updates on Covid-19 from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: COVID-19 Recovery Rate increases to 59.43%
There are 1,27,864 morerecovered cases than the active COVID-19 cases, as on date. This has resulted in the recovery rate further increasing to 59.43%. During the last 24 hours, a total of 13,157 COVID-19 patients have been cured, taking the cumulative figure to 3,47,978.Presently, there are 2,20,114 active cases and all are under medical supervision.The testing lab network in the country is further strengthened. With 764 labs in the government sector and 292 private labs, there are as many as 1056 labs in the country.There has been steady rise in the samples tested every day; during the last 24 hours 2,17,931 samples have been tested. The cumulative number of samples tested, as on date, is 88,26,585.
Updates on Covid-19
It has come to the notice of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) through some media reports that the issue of Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) mode not being available in the ventilators supplied by Government of India has been raised.The “Make in India” ventilators supplied to the States and UTs, including GNCT of Delhi, by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare are meant for ICUs. The technical specifications for these COVID ventilators have been laid down by a Technical Committee of domain knowledge experts headed by the Director General Health Services, MoHFW against which the ventilators have been procured and supplied. The ventilators procured and supplied comply with these specifications.
PM salutes doctors on the occasion of Doctors’ Day
The Prime Minister, Shri NarendraModi has saluted doctors on the occasion of Doctors’ Day. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “India salutes our doctors- exceptional care givers who are at the forefront of a spirited fight against COVID-19. doctorsday2020.”
Dr. Harsh Vardhan releases Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook & Prospectus for Fellowship Programme for International Students of NBE
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare today released the Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook and Prospectus for Fellowship Programme for International Students (FPIS) of National Board of Examinations (NBE). Speaking at the release of the e-books on the web platform, Dr. Harsh Vardhan exhorted the medical community to pledge to follow ethical behaviour in their profession.Congratulating the doctors on National Doctors’ Day today, Dr. Harsh Vardhan paid rich tributes to Dr. B.C. Roy, in whose honour the country celebrates 1st July as National Doctors’ Day. “Becoming a doctor is a personal achievement, becoming a good doctor is a continuous challenge. It is the only profession where one can earn their daily bread and serve the entire humanity at the same time.” He expressed deep gratitude for their selfless service during the COVID pandemic. They are our real heroes, Dr Harsh Vardhan said.
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah expresses gratitude and thanks Doctors on occasion of Doctor’s Day
On Doctor’s Day today, the Union Home Minister Shri AmitShah ,through a tweet has expressed gratitude and thanks to India’s brave doctors who have been leading the battle from the forefront against COVID-19.The Union Home Minister emphasised that their utmost commitment to keep the nation safe and healthy in these challenging times is truly exceptional. The Union Minister added that the Nation salutes their devotion and sacrifice, on Doctor’s Day.
Jharkhand’s Sahiyas: An inspiration to Community Health Workers everywhere
The ASHAs in Jharkhand, known as “Sahiyas”, have been supporting delivery of health care services to the last mile, especially in the tribal areas. The State has about 42,000 Sahiyas, supported by 2260 SahiyaSathis (ASHA facilitators), 582 block trainers, 24 district community mobilizers and a State level community processes resource centre.Sahiyas have been actively engaged in various activities related to COVID-19 since March 2020, such as creating awareness about preventive measures of COVID-19 like frequent hand washing with soap and water, use of masks/face covers when stepping out in public spaces, following proper etiquette while coughing and sneezing, etc. They are also involved in contact tracing, line listing and follow up of the COVID-19 cases.
Rs. 90,917crore gross GST revenue collected in the month of June
The gross GST revenue collected in the month of June, 2020 is Rs. 90,917crore of which CGST is Rs. 18,980crore, SGST is Rs. 23,970crore, IGST is Rs. 40,302crore (including Rs. 15,709crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs.7,665 crore (including Rs. 607crore collected on import of goods).The revenues for the month are 91% of the GST revenues in the same month last year.The revenues during the financial year has been impacted due to COVID-19, firstly due to the economic impact of the pandemic and secondly due to the relaxations given by the Government in filing of returns and payment of taxes due to the pandemic. However, figures of past three months show recovery in GST revenues.
Petroleum Products demand is gradually getting towards near normal
India’s overall petroleum products consumption, which had nosedived in last week of March and April this year, is now steadily getting to its pre-lockdown levels in June’20,as emanating from the PSUs’ (IOC, BPC and HPC) sales figures.The sales of petroleum productsin India, the world’s third biggest oil consuming nation, had fallen to the lowest since 2007, due to the nationwide lockdown, necessitated to prevent the spread of COVID-19pandemic.With the gradual lifting of lockdowns and beginning of unlocking ofthe economy in a phased manner, allowing resumption of Industrial activity & movement of people, total petroleum products consumption has reached to 88% in June’20 (11.8 MMT) compared to June’19 (13.4 MMT), indicating the increase in production/industrial/transportation activities, across all segment of economic spectrum.
UPSC CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION, 2020 AND INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION, 2020
Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 [including the Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020] on 04.10.2020 (Sunday) all over India as per the Revised Programme of Examinations/RTs published on 05.06.2020.Keeping in view the large number of candidates of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 [including the Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020] and requests received from the candidates for changing their Centers, the Commission has decided to give an opportunity to them to submit their revised choice of Centre. The option to change the Centers for the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2020 and the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2020 is also being made available to the candidates.
Estimated cost for distribution of food grains&pulses under Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Ann Yojana during April–Nov 2020 is around Rs 1,50,471 crore
Prime Minister Shri NarendraModi yesterday announced the extension of Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Ann Yojana till the end of November 2020. He said that the PMGKAY scheme is extended from July till the end of November 2020. During this five-month period, more than 80 crore people will be provided 5 kg free wheat/rice per month along with 1 kg free whole chana to each family per month. The estimated cost for distribution of foodgrains (Rice and Wheat) and pulses will be approximately Rs 1,50,471 crore, whichincludes total estimated expenditure of Rs. 46,061crore to be borne by Government of India towards foodgrain subsidy and expenditure on account of intra-state transportation, dealer’s margin including additional dealer’s margin towards use of ePOS
Union Home Minister congratulated Prime Minister for extending Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Anna Yojana till November
Shri Amit Shah said in tweet that “the Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Anna Yojana expanded by Prime Minister, reflects his sensitivity and commitment towards the welfare of the poor.
Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister appeals to farmers to adopt best agricultural practices for maximizing crop production during the kharif season
Union Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar has appealed to farmers to grow different varieties of crops keeping in view the type of farmland in order to make farming a gainful activity. In a letter to the farmers of the country, Shri Tomar has said that with the onset of monsoon in most parts of the country, sowing of crops has also been completed in many places, and is in process in other areas. Shri Tomar says in his letter that he is communicating with the farmers to exhort them to adopt best agricultural practices in order to maximize production.Appreciating the dedication of the farming community during Covid-19 lockdown, Shri Tomar says that agricultural production has become the pivot of the country’s economy; agriculture and villages are at the centre of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
Even in the challenging times of COVID-19 RCF has ensured availability of Fertilizers to farming community
RCF plants have remained operational and sufficient quantity of production of its fertilizers were done. Apart from its manufactured fertilizers, RCF has also made available traded complex fertilizers of more than 2 lakh metric tons viz. DAP, APS (20:20:0:13) & NPK (10:26:26) to the farmers for the current Kharif sowing season in the country.
INPUTS FROM PIB FIELD OFFICES
- Chandigarh: The Administrator, UT Chandigarh, directed that the monitoring of patients coming from outside should be done more vigorously, so that the cases can be detected at an early stage. He also directed health officials to focus on vulnerable categories such as pregnant women, senior citizens and children. He advised that the residents should immediately report any symptom of corona in the neighbourhood, if any, so that the treatment could be started early.
- Punjab: Punjab Government has issued guidelines for phased reopening for ‘Unlock 2’ from 01.07.2020 to 30.07.2020 and decided to reopen more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside the containment zones. Ensuring to maintain social distancing, minimum 6 feet distance (do gazkiduri) for all the activities shall always be maintained. Accordingly, if any permitted activity leads to crowding and congestion, then necessary steps in terms of staggering, rotation, timings of offices and establishments etc. be taken and it be ensured that principles of social distancing are not compromised. Wearing of masks by all persons in public places, including work places etc. would be mandatory and must be strictly observed and enforced.
- Himachal Pradesh: Chief Minister has hailed the announcement made by the Prime Minister NarendraModi regarding extension of Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Anna Yojna till the end of November this year. Chief Minister said that the announcement of Prime Minister to extend free ration of 5 kg rice/wheat to each member of the family along with 1 kg whole gram to each family for five months to more than 80 crore people per month would prove to be a boon to these people at the time of distress.
- Haryana: Deputy Chief Minister has urged the Central Government to integrate animal husbandry and related services, especially poultry farming in the category of small, micro and medium industries, under the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ package, and along with this, necessary guidelines to be issued to the banks for providing loans for this sector through the Union Finance Ministry in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Kerala: The State Cabinet today gave the nod to increase bus fares; the increased fare to be in-force till Covid crisis subsides. Accepting the central guidelines for the Unlock 2.0, Kerala issued an order including easing lockdown restrictions. Kerala will continue the condition to register on the Jagratha portal to enter into the state. Strict lockdown will continue in containment zones till July 31. Meanwhile, a 40-year-old woman from the Kattunaicker tribe in Wayanad tested positive, the first tribal to be infected by the virus in the tribal-dominant panchayat. Nine more Keralites have succumbed to the coronavirus outside the State. The State has confirmed 131 new coronavirus positive cases yesterday. Among this, 10 were cases of local transmission. 2,112 patients are presently undergoing treatment in hospitals across the state.
- Tamil Nadu: The state government has issued SOPs for places of worship in rural areas that are opened for public worship from Wednesday July 1; however these places will not be opened in Chennai and districts like Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur and Chengalpattu, besides Madurai, due to rising Covid-19 cases. 687 Indians including 652 from Tamil Nadu stranded in Iran reach Thoothukudi on INS Jalashwa after six-day journey. 3943 new cases, 2325 recoveries & 60 deaths reported yesterday. Total cases: 90167, Active cases: 38889, Deaths: 1201, Active cases in Chennai: 22610.
- Karnataka: The State government on Tuesday released guidelines for Unlock 2.0, that will be in force till July 31. Through July, night curfew will be from 8pm to 5am; 5-day work week for govt offices; schools to remain closed. State to conduct sero-survey in Bengaluru &Udupi from July 15; after pilot study, entire Karnataka to be covered. At 20, Karnataka reported highest Covid death on Tuesday. 947 new cases and 235 were reported yesterday. Total positive cases: 15242, Active cases: 7074, Deaths: 246 Discharges: 7918.
- Andhra Pradesh: In a major boost to the medical infrastructure facilities in the state, the CM launched 1,088 new 108 and 104 ambulances to deliver speedy Medicare services to the people, especially during the Covid-19 times. High Court issues order to suspend proceedings in all lower courts. However, in the directives, it has asked to file the petitions online for an emergency. 10 cops and an AYUSH medical officer test positive for coronavirus in Prakasam district. 657 new cases, 342 discharged and six deaths reported during last 24 hours after testing 28,239 samples. Of the 657 cases, 39 are inter-state cases and seven from abroad. Total cases: 15,252, Active cases: 8071, Discharged: 6988, Deaths: 193.
- Telangana: South Central Railway prepares railway hospital for Covid-19 treatment; arrangements are being made as per the ICMR rules in the hospital to treat patients. Telangana government orders lockdown extension in containment zones till July 31 along with reopening of activities in calibrated manner in areas outside containment zones. Total cases till yesterday: 16339, Active cases: 8785 Deaths: 260, Discharges: 7294.
- Arunachal Pradesh: Arunachal CM in his message on National Doctors day stated that as COVID19 pandemic continues to affect communities globally, all our Doctors & frontline health workers have been working day and night to save lives. Praying for their safety as they risk themselves to keep community safe from virus.
- Assam: Assam Health Minister HimantaBiswaSarma tweets that now there are 13 COVID-19 testing labs in Assam and 6 more lab shall come soon.
- Manipur: Manipur CM, N Biren Singh gives his heartfelt greetings and big salute to all the Doctors who are fighting COVID-19 at the forefront and saving precious lives on Doctors Day today.
- Mizoram: One recovered patient discharged in Mizoram today. Now active case in the state stands at 37. Total COVID-19 tally reached 160 with 123 cured cases. CM of Mizoram Zoramthanga thanked PM NarendraModi and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan for extension of PMGKY.
- Nagaland: On National Doctors’ Day, Health & Family Welfare Minister of Nagaland pays respect to doctors; says services and sacrifices made by them for our people in providing timely health care, particularly during unprecedented hours of combating the Pandemic is truly commendable.
- Sikkim: The Chief Minister of Sikkim announced financial incentives for all the COVID-19 frontline health workers as a token of love, respect and appreciation for their selfless service and dedication. He announced a one-time incentive of Rs. 20,000 for the doctors, Rs. 10,000 for the nursing staff, and Rs. 5000 for the supporting staff.
- Maharashtra: The current count of COVID19 patients in the state is 174761. Newly 4878 patients have been identified as positive, while 1951 patients have been cured on Tuesday. 90911 patients have been cured in the state till date. Total Active patients are 75979. In Greater Mumbai Region, 903 positive patients, 625 recoveries and 36 deaths have been reported on Tuesday. Now the total number of cases stands at 77197, total recoveries are 44170 and death toll is 4554 in Mumbai. On the other hand, as many as 361 inmates have so far tested positive across 11 prisons of the state, of which 106 are active cases.94 prison staff have also tested positive while four deaths have been reported in these prisons.
- Gujarat: The number of COVID-19 cases have reached 32,446 with 626 new cases coming up during the past 24 hours. 20 patients have lost their lives taking the total death due to COVID-19 in the state up to 1,848. The maximum 183 cases reported from Surat city, surpassing Ahmedabad in new cases for the first time. Ahmedabad city recorded 182 new cases. 422 patients have been discharged from the various hospitals after recovery during the last 24 hours. With this total patient recovered from the Covid19 have gone up to 23670. More than 3 lakh 73 thousand test have been carried out in the state till date. Meanwhile, new guidelines for Unlock2 is being implemented from today, in which shops will remain open till 8 pm while hotel and restaurants will remain open till 9 pm in non-containment areas.IIT-Gandhinagar has developed an Artificial Intelligence-based tool to detect COVID-19 from Chest X-ray. This tool can be used for quick preliminary diagnosis before the medical test.
- Rajasthan: With the report of 78 new cases on Tuesday, the COVID-19 tally of the state has gone up to 18092. The number of recoveries stands at 14,232. Alwar district reported 29 new cases while 25 cases have been reported from Jaipur.
- Madhya Pradesh: 223 new cases have been identified on Tuesday, taking the state count of COVID-19 to 13,593. There are 2626 active patients, while total recoveries stand at 10,395 and death toll at 572. Hotspot Indore reported 45 new cases and 3 deaths on Tuesday, which takes COVID-19 tally in the city to 4709. At capital city Bhopal, 25 new cases and 3 deaths were reported on Tuesday. Therefore, the COVID-19 tally at Bhopal now stands at 2789. Also, Morena district reported 59 new cases, Gwalior reported 14 cases and Bhind reported 12 cases on Tuesday. The Kill Corona campaign was launched today that aims to reach each and every household in the state in the wake of COVID-19. More than 11,400 teams will carry out the door to door survey from today till 15 th of this month with required gear. State developed app SARTHAK will be used to document the survey.
- Chhattisgarh: 63 new patients and 100 recoveries reported in the state on Tuesday, which takes the state tally of COVID-19 to 2858. The number of active patients is 595 while total recoveries stand at 2250.
- Goa: 64 new patients have been identified on Tuesday which takes the state tally of COVID-19 to 1315. There are 716 active cases in the state now. Also, 72 recoveries were reported on Tuesday which takes the total number of recovered patients in the state to 596.