India said on Sunday 979 people have contracted Covid-19 and 25 people have died because of the profoundly infectious ailment.
Covid Positive Cases Reached 979 in India, 25 Died
The Union health service said out of the 979 cases, 867 were dynamic Covid-19 cases, 86 people have been cured or released and one had migrated as of 10 am. The number of cases on Saturday remained at 918, as indicated by the health ministry.
Two deaths were accounted for by Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, which is yet to be affirmed by the Center.
Kerala revealed its first Covid-19 death on Saturday following a 69-year-elderly person being treated for the infection died at Ernakulam Medical College Hospital. Kerala has revealed 198 Covid-19 patients, including active cases, people who have been cured and a death.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reported a special contributory fund, in the midst of looming fears of the whole nation entering the third phase of network transmission.
The Center has asked state governments and Union Territory organizations to use Rs 29,000 crore worth of State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) for giving food and shelter to migrant workers hit by the across the nation 21-day lockdown.
Lav Agarwal, joint secretary in the health ministry, said on Saturday the government is working with states on health infrastructure readiness and the emphasis is on setting up dedicated Covid-19 hospitals and blocks in each state and course of action are being made to increase isolation wards and ICU beds and other required logistics.
Officials have said 111 government labs are presently functional the nation over and with more from the private sector being roped in.