Breaking News LIVE Updates August 1, 2021: Rain lashed parts of Delhi-NCR this morning, and the IMD has predicted thunderstorm with moderate to heavy intensity rain over Delhi-NCR today. Meanwhile, the number of active coronavirus cases in the country registered an increase for the fourth consecutive day yesterday with a single-day rise of 41,649 new cases. The 593 fresh fatalities include 231 from Maharashtra and 116 from Kerala. Stay tuned to this live blog for all the latest breaking news updates.Also Read - Kerala Not Yet Free From 2nd Wave, Warns Health Minister as State Logs Over 20,000 Covid Cases For 5th Day | Highlights

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    Karnataka: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) deploys special teams to screen incoming travellers & for mandatory triaging of cases. The administration has asked to ensure quick uploading of COVID-19 test results on the ICMR portal.

  • 10:12 PM IST

    Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in Gujarat on 3rd August, via video conferencing.

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    Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Replies to Rahul Gandhi: “But, you haven’t said a single word for our scientists or appealed to people to get themselves vaccinated. You’re playing petty politics in name of vaccination. There isn’t lack of vaccine but of maturity in you,” says Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

  • 4:39 PM IST

    Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Replies to Rahul Gandhi: “Over 13 crores doses have been administered in July, in the country…. I’ve heard, you are one of those 13 crores people who have been vaccinated in July” he replied to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi when asked ‘Will India be able to meet its vaccination target?’

  • 3:31 PM IST

    Bengaluru: Apartments become containment zones due to the people who’re residing in their homes after travelling abroad & hiding travel info. There’s infection risk, they should provide full travel history: Dr Syed Pervez Ismail, Primary Health Centre, Vasant Nagar.

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