COVID situation declining but not completely satisfactory: Kerala CM
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said the COVID19 situation in the State is declining but asked the people to exercise caution as the situation is still not completely satisfactory. As many as 28,798 new cases of COVID19 were detected today from 1,44,372 sample tests in the last 24 hours with a test positivity rate of 19.95 per cent.
During discharge, COVID patients will be tested for any fungus infection: Karnataka minister
During discharge, Covid patients will be tested for any fungus infection and will also be subjected to MRI scan if necessary. All district hospitals have been instructed to have a dedicated post-covid ward: Dr K Sudhakar, Karnataka Health Minister
Using steroids in 1st week of COVID treatment is one of the causes of black fungus infection: Karnataka health minister
Using steroids in 1st week of COVID treatment is one of the causes of black fungus infection. This needs to be avoided & it should be used only from 2nd week. A new discharge policy and post-COVID precautions have been formulated for recovered patients: Karnataka Health Minister
Maharashtra reports 24,752 new COVID cases, 453 deaths; positivity rate at 16.71%
MAHARASHTRA COVID UPDATE
👎🏻New Cases: 24,752 Vs 24,136
👍🏻Recovery Rate: Flat At 92.76%
👍🏻453 Vs 601, Case Fatality At 1.62%
👍🏻Positivity Rate At 16.71% Vs 16.77
👎🏻Daily Recovery (23,065) Lower Than New Cases
Karnataka: BJP MLA takes out 'Agnihotra procession' to fight COVID-19
Amid a lockdown to check coronavirus spread in Karnataka, a BJP MLA has taken out an 'Agnihotra procession' here, claiming that smoke emitted from the ritual fire would ward off COVID19. The MLA, Abhay Patil, accompanied by several followers, dragged a push cart with smoldering cowdung cakes, neem, camphor and other herbs which forms 'Agnihotra' on Tuesday.