Press Briefing on the actions taken, preparedness and updates on COVID-19 :
- 1,036 people have been cured of #COVID2019, 179 people have been cured in just one day yesterday.
- Total no. of cases – 10,363; 1,211 +ve cases found yesterday
Total deaths – 339; 31 deaths since yesterday.
- More than 218 #LifelineUDAN flights have transported around 377.5 tons of essential medical cargo to remote parts of the country, with special focus on the North East region, islands territories and hill states.
- .@IndiaPostOffice network has tied up with Indian Drug Manufacturers Association, DG of Health Services & online pharma companies to deliver medicines at doorsteps of hospitals & individual customers, via intra-state & interstate mail arrangement.
- 2,31,902 samples have been tested till yesterday, 21,635 samples were tested yesterday. 166 labs under ICMR network, 70 private labs have been approved.
- We have received additional consignment of RT-PCR #COVID2019 testing kits, with this addition, we will be able to meet our testing requirements for a considerably long time.