Coronavirus news live updates: West Bengal govt issues guidelines for Durga Puja; pandals to be kept open from all sides
India's Covid-19 tally crossed the 60-lakh mark, while the death toll crossed 95,000. The country reported 82,170 new Covid-19 cases today with over 1,000 deaths. The health ministry said that 50,16,520 people have so far recovered from the coronavirus with the recovery rate improving to 82.58%. Stay tuned for more updates.
2,112 new Covid-19 cases, 1,805 discharged cases & 15 deaths reported in Rajasthan today. The total number of positive cases rises to 1,30,971 till date, including 20,043 active cases, 1,08,476 discharged cases and 1,456 deaths: State Health Department
Kerala reported 4,538 new Covid-19 cases, 3,347 recovered cases & 20 deaths today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state till date to 1,79,922, including 57,879 cases & 697 deaths.
The state government has decided to call an all-party meeting tomorrow to discuss the Covid-19 situation in the state. The meeting will be held via video conference, said Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
The Chief Minister said that currently, the government is not considering a complete lockdown.
"Instead, steps will be taken to strictly follow the Covid-19 guidelines. All party meeting tomorrow will discuss in detail all issues regarding the increase in Covid-19 spread in the state," Vijayan added.
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West Bengal govt issues guidelines for Durga Puja; pandals should be kept open from all sides, no cultural programme to be held.
West Bengal govt issues guidelines for Durga Puja; pandals should be kept open from all sides, no cultural programme to be held. pic.twitter.com/quGUyThkDm— ANI (@ANI) September 28, 2020
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