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Uttar Pradesh reported 1,248 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, said Amit Mohan Prasad, State Principal Secretary (Health) on Thursday.

The fabrics has been launched to fight against the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, have been tested by World Health Organisation-approved labs.

The British drugmaker has already begun large-scale, mid-stage human trials of the vaccine, which was developed by researchers at University of Oxford.

Pakistan's reproductive number (R), which is an estimate for the number of individuals infected by each carrier, is also greater than 1.

Maharashtra on Saturday recorded 2,940 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases, its second-highest spike in a day so far. With this, the state has also crossed the 65,000 mark, with the case count at 65,168. Of them, 34,881 are active cases, according to the state health department.

11,659 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in the national capital. 5,567 persons have been cured while the death toll is 194 in Delhi, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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Before the lockdown was announced, the Prime Minister had interacted with the Chief Ministers on March 20 to discuss the means to check the spread of the virus.

Madhya Pradesh has reported 2,096 positive cases so far of which 210 patients have recovered and 99 patients have lost their lives due to the virus. In Uttar Pradesh, as many as 1,793 people have confirmed COVID-19, of which 261 recovered and 27 people have succumbed to it.

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