Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, we often forget to focus on the positive stories. Here are 5 updates that will make you happy. Read on…
India’s COVID-19 Recovery Rate increases!
India’s coronavirus recovery rate has touched 59.43%. As of July 1, there were 1,27,864 recovered cases more than the active COVID-19 cases.
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📈 Recovery Rate increases; touches 59.43%
Nearly 1 lakh 30 thousand more recovered cases than the active cases.
🧪 Samples tested, as on date, is 88,26,585.
🧫 1056 labs in the country.
— PIB India (@PIB_India) July 1, 2020
India has ramped up COVID-19 testingBook Trains
India has strengthened its testing lab network. There are 764 government sector and 292 private labs in the country. These include Real-Time RT PCR based testing labs (576), TrueNat based testing labs (394) and CBNAAT based testing labs (86).
Railways has started building India’s first vertical lift rail bridge.
Indian Railways has started building the country’s first vertical lift rail bridge in the sea off the coast of Pamban in Tamil Nadu.
Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal even tweeted about it:
From Land to Sea: Following Lord Ram’s journey, Railways has started constructing the first vertical lift rail bridge in the sea off the coast of Pamban in Tamil Nadu. pic.twitter.com/OcLGDRzLZr
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) July 1, 2020
Railways has expanded to 350 local trains in Mumbai
There will be no trains for general passengers yet, but only for essential staff and employees of the government. Previously, only 200 suburban trains were operational. Now, 150 more trains have been added to the same.
Railways to expand to 350 local trains in Mumbai from tomorrow.
As identified by State govt., essential staff incl. employees of Centre, IT, GST, Customs, Postal, Nationalised Banks, MBPT, Judiciary, Defence & Raj Bhavan allowed. No services yet for general passengers. pic.twitter.com/QtegX16bLE
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) June 30, 2020
We request our readers to continue following all the necessary precautions and take care of their loved ones. Stay safe!