"The worst-case scenario as projected by our WHO Models estimated the loss of nearly 4,000 Namibian lives. However, the prompt and decisive measures taken by the government early into the pandemic have materially tempered and shielded our communities from the full wrath of this pandemic," he said. … [Read more...] about Namibia implements new COVID-19 PCR test rules for travelers into the country
Preliminary 19 2008 test sheet
India’s current Covid-19 tally stands at 9,431,691 after 38,772 new infections were logged in the last 24 hours, in addition to 443 new deaths, as per the health ministry’s data on Monday. This includes 8,847,600 recovered cases, 446,952 active cases and 137,139 deaths. Later in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting via video conferencing with Covid-19 vaccine developing teams from Gennova Biopharma, Biological E and Dr Reddy’s. On Saturday, the prime minister had visited vaccine development centres at Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune. … [Read more...] about With 140 million Covid-19 tests, India crosses major landmark
Nearly 18.76% of the State’s 5.34-crore population have been tested in the last 10 months. In other words, 18 in every 100 persons have been tested. Andhra Pradesh is the fifth State to cross one crore tests, but it has the highest tests per million ratio at 1.87 lakh. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 tests cross one crore in A.P.
“In comparison, although the new cases on Nov 10 was 8,593, it was because the tests reached a record of 64,121 for any day in November, but the overall positivity rate had already declined to 13.4% and positivity rate for RT-PCR tests had also declined to 27.8%. The high positivity rate for Nov 14 (15.3%) was an aberration because of the extremely low testing at only 21,000 tests because it was the day of Diwali and even then, the RT-PCR tests positivity rate on Nov 14 (26.7%) was continuing to show a declining trend,” it added. … [Read more...] about Capital adds fewer than 5k Covid-19 cases for second day
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, CM Khattar had asserted that he tested for the coronavirus on August 24 and the test report had come out positive. He asked all his colleagues and associates, who came in contact with him over the last week, to get themselves tested. He further requested them to move into quarantine immediately. … [Read more...] about Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, who tested coronavirus COVID-19 positive, stable, says hospital