Coronavirus live updates | Hotel hosting G7 delegation shut after staff test positive
While the nationwide common for the primary dose administration among the many healthcare staff (HCWs) was 82%, the nationwide common for second dose amongst HCWs was solely 56%, in accordance with the Health Ministry. Punjab, Maharashtra, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Assam had a protection beneath the nationwide common on this side.
For frontline staff (FLWs), the nationwide common of first dose protection was 85% however the nationwide common of second dose protection was solely 47%, and 19 States/UTs had reported second dose protection of FLWs lower than the nationwide common.
You can observe coronavirus instances, deaths and testing charges on the nationwide and State ranges right here. An inventory of State Helpline numbers is on the market as effectively.
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After 75 days, metropolis’s test positivity drops beneath 5%
For the primary time because the second wave of COVID-19 started, the test positivity price (TPR) in Chennai on Wednesday dropped beneath the 5% mark. With 32,168 checks carried out and 1,345 instances reported, the TPR was 4.2%.
The final time the TPR was beneath 5% was 75 days in the past within the final week of March. The metropolis was then reporting round 700 to 900 instances a day, whereas the checks carried out had been simply round 15,000.
From the second week of April, the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) progressively started to extend the checks whilst instances shot up and the TPR went past 20%. Since the second week of May, the checks executed day by day constantly crossed the 30,000 mark.
COVID-19 outbreak closes resort hosting G7 summit delegation
A resort, which British media reported was being utilized by members of Germany’s delegation to a Group of Seven summit in England, has closed as a result of members of staff examined positive for COVID-19, its house owners stated on Thursday.
The Pedn Olva resort in St Ives, a seaside city adjoining to the situation of the three-day G7 leaders’ assembly in Cornwall, southwest England, had shut briefly on recommendation from well being officers and the native authority, the house owners stated.
Among the company had been safety staff for the German delegation and a media group working for a U.S. broadcaster, Sky News reported.