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    COVID-19 LIVE: In last 24 years, 563 new cases of COVID and 21 deaths have been reported in Gujarat. State tally rises to 27,880 including 19,917 cured/discharged and 1,685 deaths: State Health Department

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    COVID-19 LIVE: In Uttar Pradesh, 59 suspected patients are admitted in Mau Junction in Varanasi division & 8 have already been discharged. Indian Railways has deployed 960 COVID Care Coaches in 5 states: Indian Railways

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    COVID-19 LIVE: The recovery rate is 55.77% among COVID-19 patients, said Ministry of Health

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    COVID-19 LIVE: The WHO Situation Report 153 of 21st June, 2020 shows that India has one of the lowest cases per lakh population in spite of its high population density. India’s cases per lakh population are 30.04 while the global average is more than its triple at 114.67, said Ministry of Health

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    COVID-19 LIVE: BMC launches Mission Zero Rapid Action Plan at Shahaji Raje Bhosale Sports Complex,Andheri. “50 mobile dispensary vans will visit Mulund,Bhandup,Andheri,Malad,Borivali,Dahisar&Kandivali for 2-3 weeks for preliminary examination of patients”, said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

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    COVID-19 LIVE: We are steadily maintaining a healthy recovery rate of 61.39%&mortality rate remains low at 1.49%. We’re continuing to effectively trace contacts of positive case within 24 hours&every inter-state arrival is being quarantined for 14 days, said Karnataka Minister for Medical Education

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    COVID-19 LIVE: All those under home-isolation will be provided with pulse oximeters to measure your oxygen levels every few hours. Once you are well, you can return it to the govt, said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: With rapid rise in fresh COVID-19 infections, India’s tally of coronavirus has crossed the 4 lakh mark and has reached grim milestone of 4,10461. For four consecutive days, the country has been witnessing spike of more than 12,500 cases. Earlier on Sunday, India saw its worst-ever spike of COVID-19 cases as it registered more than 15,000 positive cases, the highest ever, in the last 24 hours. Also Read - German Court Lifts COVID-19 Lockdown Near Meat Plant

However, there has been a steady improvement in the recovery rate with around 55.48 per cent of the Covid-10 patients being declared virus free. The number of recoveries stood at 2,27,755 while there were 1,69,451 active cases, the data showed. One patient has migrated. Also Read - Odisha Lockdown Extension News: Complete Shutdown For 5 Days in Ganjam District From July 9

Data showed that it took 64 days for India to cross the 1-lakh mark from 100 COVID-19 cases, another fortnight to reach two lakh cases and then in another ten days it went past the 3-lakh mark. Also, it took 18 days for the cases to double to the current tally from 2,07,615 that was registered on June 3. From June 1 till 21, the country witnessed a surge of 2,19,926 coronavirus infections. Also Read - COVID-19: Sourav Ganguly Fan Club to Distribute Masks, Feed Poor on His Birthday

Earlier on Sunday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a review meeting with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to check the COVID situation in the national capital. In the fresh order, the MHA also said that the mapping of containment zones in Delhi will be done again to check the spread of the virus. Moreover, a close watch will also be kept on such activities inside the containment zones.

On the other hand,  the Delhi Disaster Management Authority’s (DDMA) crucial meeting will take place today wherein important decisions such as effective contact tracing are likely to be taken.