Covid-19 update on Tuesday as 60,975 new cases and deaths of 848 in the last 24 hours. Daily count drop on Tuesday as Covid-19 update on Monday 61,000 cases. According to Ministry of Health active cases in the country 7,04,348, cured/discharged cases 24,04,585 and 58,390 deaths which rises to 31,67,324 till date.

Update on Covid-19 Pandemic

On Tuesday Russian Ambassador reached out to India as New Delhi had formally approached for a partnership in the production of the Covid-19 vaccine. In Moscow, the Indian embassy is engaging with the Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology for the final trail of the Covid-19 vaccine.

JMM Chief Shibhu Soren was tested with Coronavirus last week and shifted to Medanta hospital in Ranchi this Monday, on Friday his wife Roopi was also diagnosed positive for Coronavirus and were in home isolation. JMM Supremo's Son and Chief Minister Hemant Soren were tested negative.  

On Monday Odisha's Covid-19 rises to 81,479 as 2,949 more people tested positive for coronavirus. Fresh 589 cases were registered in Cuttack, followed by Jaipur (215), Ganjam (179), Khurda(474), he said.

After an employee tests positive in Uttarakhand's Nainital High Court closes for Sanitization and will be open on August 27.

Mr.DK Shivakumar president of Karnataka Congress diagnosed positive for Coronavirus and admitted to a private hospital in Bengaluru.

Mr.Mool Chand Sharma" Transport Minister of Haryana" tested positive on Tuesday due to COVID. The day before Speaker Gian Chand Gupta and Chief Minister of Haryana Monahar Lal Khattar was found COVID infected and shifted to Medanta hospital, Gurgaon. As per the doctor, his condition is stable.

Top institute IIT Kharagpur students found COVID-19 positive on Tuesday. August 19 one student was found infected. Blood & swap samples were taken of his roommates and the canteen staff said by BN Singh (Registrar IIT Kharagpur). Reports confirmed that they are also roommate and mess staff is also tested positive and all of them are taken to Kolkata for treatment.

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