Covid-19 Highlights : AMU Cancels all admission tests
India detected 1,31,968 covid cases on friday
In the last 24 hours ending at 9 a.m. on Friday, India detected 1,31,968 cases of the novel coronavirus, a new daily record. The Covid-19 caseload in the world comprises 9,79,608 active cases, accounting for 7.5% of all infections; 1,19,13,292 recoveries, bringing the recovery rate to 91.22 percent; and 1,67,642 deaths, accounting for 1.28 percent of all deaths.
Over the last 10 days, the daily positivity rate of Covid-19 cases in Delhi has increased from 2.70 percent to 8.10 percent, meaning that the infection has spread across the city. According to data provided by the Delhi government, the regular positivity rate was 2.70 percent on March 30 and rose to 8.10 percent on April 8 as the number of cases increased.
According to data from the Union Health Ministry, the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has surpassed 9.40 lakh. According to a preliminary report released at 8 p.m. on Thursday, a total of 9,40,96,689 vaccine doses were administered.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi ruled out putting the nation on lockdown on Thursday, but he did stress the importance of identifying micro-containment areas in a task mode. Modi, who was speaking to a gathering of chief ministers, said a “challenging situation” is resurfacing and encouraged everyone to propose solutions.
“Micro-containment areas must be prioritized. In areas where a night curfew has been placed, I would recommend using the term “Corona Curfew” to maintain coronavirus awareness. It is preferable to begin curfew enforcement at 9 p.m. or 10 p.m. and continue until 5 a.m. or 6 a.m “Modi said the following.
The prime minister has emphasized the importance of accurate sampling and COVID-19 research. “Our aim is to do 70% RT-PCR checks. Allow a large number of positive cases to emerge, but evaluate as thoroughly as possible. The importance of proper sample selection can be verified through proper governance “he said.
The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has canceled the admission test for the session 2021-22 due to a rise in COVID-19 cases.