The minister said the testing capacity has increased to 1 lakh tests per day with 347 government laboratories and 137 private labs.Harsh Vardhan said the fatality rate is 3.2%while the recovery rate is progressively increasing and stands at 31.74%
Brazil has reported a record 881 people had died from the novel coronavirus in 24 hours — taking the country's total to 12,600 and making it the world’s sixth worst-hit country for COVID-19 deaths, per Johns Hopkins https://t.co/rrsZx6VpLn
The prime minister delivered a speech on Tuesday to announce a coronavirus economic package worth Rs 20 Lakh Crore, 10% of India’s GDP. Modi stressed that the revival of the Indian economy will be aimed at making the country self-reliant. watch full video
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that based on the suggestions by states, information about the extension of coronavirus lockdown will be given before 18 May. We will fight Corona and we will move forward, he added. Watch LIVE News, Latest Updates, Live blog, Highlights and Live coverage online at firstpost.com.
Nirmala Sitharaman will hold a press conference at 4 pm today to spell out details of the ₹20 lakh crore economic revival package amid Covid-19.The economic package, announced by PM Modi yesterday, is themed around Self-Reliant India Campaign
Beijing at first appeared to be homing in fast on the source of the virus. It is now impeding international efforts to find it amid a U.S. push to blame China for the pandemic, health experts and officials say. Chinese officials have yet to share data on animals sampled at the Huanan market.
As most countries across the globe scramble to build an app to trace the spread of coronavirus, India’s solution is growing at an unprecedented scale — despite being dogged by privacy concerns. New Delhi’s contact-tracing app, called Aarogya Setu, has reached 100 million users of India’s 450 million smartphone owners in 41 days after its release. […]
Aarogya Setu India Covid-19 Live Cases Tracker App: Reading the newly released protocol, which lays down guidelines for sharing of data collected by the Aarogya Setu app with government agencies as well as third parties.