Home minister Amit Shah & Yediyurappa test’s positive for corona virus and other updates

India added over 52,000 fresh cases in a matter of 24 hours, taking the total tally to over 18 lakh in the world’s third-worst infected country, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on Aug. 3. This includes over 38,000 deaths and 11.8 lakh patients who have recovered. India has added over 2.5 lakh cases in just five days. Monday’s fresh cases however, is the lowest in the last four days.

Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases: 18,03,695
Active cases: 5,79,357
Cured/discharged/migrated: 11,86,203
Deaths: 38,135
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 52,972
One-day recoveries: 40,574
One-day deaths: 771
as on 03-Aug-2020 (08:00 a.m.)

BS Yediyurappa Admitted To Hospital For Observation Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa and his daughter have both tested positive for the Covid-19 virus and the former has been moved into the Manipal Hospital today. “He is doing well, is clinically stable and will be monitored closely by our team,” the hospital said.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah took to the social media to inform he has tested positive for coronavirus and is getting hospitalised on the advice of doctors. “I have undergone a coronavirus test after showing initial symptoms and have tested positive.
Home minister Amit Shah’s twitter handle