Health DG: 601 foreigners test positive for Covid-19, three deaths recorded

The Star Online (Malaysia)
PUTRAJAYA: A total of 601 foreigners have been tested positive for Covid-19, resulting in three deaths, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

“Of this, 356 cases are being treated, 242 patients have recovered while there were three deaths, ” he said at a press conference here on Friday (April 17).

He said the…

COVID-19: Pakistan s confirmed cases jumps to 7,025, recovery rate rose to 1,765

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 7,025 on Friday after new infections were confirmed in the country. The province-wise break up of the total number of cases is as follows: Total confirmed cases: 7,025 • Sindh: 2,008 • Punjab: 3,276 • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 993 • Balochistan: 303 • Islamabad Capital Territory: 154 • Gilgit-Baltistan: 245 • AJK: 46 Deaths: 135 •…

Wuhan revises number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, deaths Indian News in Orlando Area Mobile
Wuhan revises number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, deaths

Author : Indo Asian News Service

Wuhan, April 17 (IANS) Wuhan city, the capital of China’s Hubei province where the global coronavirus pandemic originated last December, on Friday revised the numbers of its confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19…

New York coronavirus shutdown extended to May 15 Indian News in Orlando Area Mobile
New York coronavirus shutdown extended to May 15

United States,National,Health/Medicine

New York, April 17 (IANS) New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has extended till May 15 the shutdown in the state that is the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic with 223,231 cases and 14,198 deaths.

He made the announcement on Thursday before US President Donald Trump’s scheduled videoconference with…

Coronavirus cases in India rise to 13,387 — with 437 deaths so far

Business Insider India
The total number of coronavirus cases in India is now at 13,386, as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on April 17.

Of these 11201 are active cases of COVID-19, 1748 people have recovered and discharged, while one person was migrated to another country. So far, India has reported 437 deaths due to coronavirus.

Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state with a total…

Covid-19 positive case every 24 minutes in Ahd

The Times of India
AHMEDABAD: Thursday recorded yet another high for Gujarat as it saw 163 new Covid-19 cases detected in the past 24 hours. A national Covid hotspot, Ahmedabad reported 95 fresh cases. The district now accounts for 59% of total Covid-19 positive cases in Gujarat.

As on Thursday evening, Gujarat has 929 cases and 36 deaths due to the infection. The state principal health…

Pune hopes for quick start to using convalescent plasma for critical COVID-19 case

The Indian Express
The district administration of Pune, which has recorded 437 positive cases and 40 death as of Wednesday, is keen to also get approved for the clinical trials in order to curb the death rate. (Express photo/Arul Horizon)

PUNE’S Sassoon Hospital and BJ Government Medical College is seeking to become Maharashtra’s first hospital to use the experimental convalescent plasma therapy in…

Woman dying at private hospital unravels 19 cases

The Hindu
In what can be called a textbook case of the spread of COVID-19, a patient’s uninformed decision to visit a private hospital for treatment has resulted not only in her death, but also the infection spreading to 19 more persons.

Index case in this instance was an aged matriarch of a family residing in Talabkatta (or Talab Chanchalam) area of Santhosh Nagar Circle, which has been declared…