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Delhi plans to use rapid testing kits in Nizamuddin and Dilshad Garden, says Satyender Jain; 1 lakh kits to arrive on Friday
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Delhi plans to use rapid testing kits in Nizamuddin and Dilshad Garden, says Satyender Jain; 1 lakh kits to arrive on Friday

Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday announced that his government will be using rapid testing kits to conduct test for coronavirus in the Nizamuddin and Dilshad Garden area

'Fear people in quarantine will be injected with Coronavirus and murdered': Assam MLA Aminul Islam arrested after audio tape goes viral
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'Fear people in quarantine will be injected with Coronavirus and murdered': Assam MLA Aminul Islam arrested after audio tape goes viral

The legislator also alleged in the viral audio phone tape that the isolation wards set up by the government are worse than the detention centres.

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: 45-yr-old woman becomes first COVID-19 patient in Tripura; ICMR says over one lakh samples tested
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Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: 45-yr-old woman becomes first COVID-19 patient in Tripura; ICMR says over one lakh samples tested

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: One of ANI's editor Ishaan Prakash apologised for the news agency's inaccurate report on Telangana government's decision on extending the lockdown in the state.

73% of those who have died of COVID-19 are men: Health Ministry data
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73% of those who have died of COVID-19 are men: Health Ministry data

Lav Agarwal broke down the demographics of the pandemic in India and said that confirmed cases consist of 76% males and 24% females.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Telangana reports 62 new cases, total rises to 283; Harsh Vardhan declares AIIMS-Jhajjar as dedicated COVID-19 hospital
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Telangana reports 62 new cases, total rises to 283; Harsh Vardhan declares AIIMS-Jhajjar as dedicated COVID-19 hospital

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 62 new coronavirus positive cases were detected in Telangana on Sunday taking the total to 283. No patients were discharged and no deaths were reported.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Toll in India rises to 77, number of cases at 3,374; most deaths in Maharashtra, Gujarat
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Toll in India rises to 77, number of cases at 3,374; most deaths in Maharashtra, Gujarat

According to the ministry, Maharashtra has reported the most coronavirus deaths at 24, followed by Gujarat 10, Telengana seven, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi six each and Punjab five.

42% of Indian COVID-19 patients are aged between 21-40
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42% of Indian COVID-19 patients are aged between 21-40

So far 2,902 cases have been confirmed in the country, along with 68 deaths overall. This includes 601 positive cases and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours.

227 new cases confirmed in India in last 24 hours and 10 coronavirus hotspots identified, including 2 in Delhi
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227 new cases confirmed in India in last 24 hours and 10 coronavirus hotspots identified, including 2 in Delhi

At last count, there were just over 786,000 cases and over 37,800 deaths globally. However, the number of those who have recovered has also risen to165,660.

Here are some key takeaways from the health ministry's press briefing on COVID-19
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Here are some key takeaways from the health ministry's press briefing on COVID-19

Lav Agarwal stressed throughout the press briefing that India is not in the phase of community transmission yet.

Coronavirus pandemic: Test, test, test, the WHO has exhorted the world; how has India fared and is the ICMR paying heed?
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Coronavirus pandemic: Test, test, test, the WHO has exhorted the world; how has India fared and is the ICMR paying heed?

The coronavirus epidemic exists only to the extent it has been clinically confirmed in people who have been tested for it, a fact worth repeating in the Indian context. It’s the only means we have of understanding how much and how fast the disease has spread