Covid LIVE: Kerala sees 23,500 new cases, 116 deaths in last 24 hours
Coronavirus LIVE updates: Kerala reported 21,119 new infections, Maharashtra 5,609, Andhra Pradesh (1,461), Tamil Nadu (1,893), Karnataka (1,338), and Delhi (52). Stay tuned for corona-related news
The country’s active cases–infections being treated–stand at 3,86,351: the lowest in 140 days, said the ministry.
As the Covid scenario remains under control, several states/UTs have announced the reopening of schools for offline classes. Schools in Delhi reopened for classes X to XII from Monday. The Maharashtra government has also announced the reopening of physical classes in schools in both rural and urban areas from August 17; Uttar Pradesh to reopen schools for intermediate students from August 16.
Also, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Annual Meeting 2021 on Wednesday at 4 pm.
According to the official release by the Prime Minister’s office, the theme of the meeting is India@75: Government and Business working together for Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
The CII Annual Meeting 2021 will be held over two days of 11-12 August.
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