Regarding the availability of hospital beds for COVID-19 patients, Jain said that around 35 per cent of Delhi's beds were occupied.
The MoHFW today said that India has exponentially scaled up its testing capacity from one in January to more than 10.65 cr at present.
Replying to a question on where India stands on target of becoming $5 trillion economy by 2024, PM Modi said, “India is the third largest economy in terms of purchasing power parity. We want India to become the third largest in terms of current US dollar prices as well. The $5 trillion target will help us achieve that.”
Union Minister Smriti Irani informed that she has tested positive for COVID-19. The MP from Amethi requested those people who came in her contact to get a COVID test at the earliest.
Regions of southern Bihar are voting today in the first of the three-phase elections. Campaigning for the later phases have peaked, with PM Modi and Congress' Rahul Gandhi both in Bihar today to address multiple rallies.
Covid-19: Within 13 days, recoveries have increased from 60 lakh to 70 lakh and now have crossed 72 lakhs. There is continuous decline in Case Fatality Rate and today it stands at 1.50 per cent.
COVID-19 recovery rate touches 90%: Nearly 62,000 patients recovered and were discharged in last 24 hours whereas the new confirmed cases reported in the same time span stood at around 50,000.
India’s economic performance in last month has been promising. The next 100 days- which mark the onset of the festive season in our country – will be critical for our economic revival, says SK Narvar.
Covid-19: India has one of the lowest fatality rates in the world. The case fatality rate is lowest since March 22 and is continuously declining. Less than 500 deaths were reorted in last 24 hours in the country," Union Health Ministry said.
“I have been working every single day since the lockdown but now it seems that God wants me to stop for a while and take a break! I have tested Covid-19 positive and in isolation. Taking all medication & treatment as per the advice of the doctors,” Fadnavis wrote.