News Desk, Tech for FTCP, New Delhi
Updated Thu, 20 Aug 2020 02:10 PM IST
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (File photo)
– Photo: Social Media
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I had a corona test after seeing some signs of illness and my report came back positive. I am hospitalized on the advice of doctors. I request that those who have come in contact with me in the past, isolate themselves and get themselves examined. You all stay healthy and take care of yourself.
– Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (@gssjodhpur) August 20, 2020
Prior to Shekhawat, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik, Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal and Kailash Chaudhary have been infected with Corona. Corona report of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan came positive.
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Apart from this, Kamal Rani Varun, the lone woman minister of Uttar Pradesh cabinet, died due to corona infection. At the same time, Joint Secretary of Health Ministry Luv Agarwal was also found in the grip of Corona in the past.
According to the data updated on Thursday morning, the death toll has increased to 53,866 with the death of 977 people in the last 24 hours. Cases of infection in the country have increased to 28,36,926, of which 6,86,395 people are undergoing treatment and 20,96,665 people have recovered from the disease after treatment. Foreign citizens are also involved in total cases of infection. According to the data, the recovery rate of patients has increased to 73.91 per cent, while the death rate has come down to 1.90 per cent. At the same time, 24.20 percent patients are undergoing treatment.