- Former PM Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS from COVID-19
- Manmohan Singh was admitted to AIIMS on 19 April, after tested positive for coronavirus infection
- India saw a record single day rise of 3,79,257 new coronavirus infections
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New Delhi. Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discharged from the AIIMS New Delhi on Thursday. He was admitted to the facility after testing COVID-19 positive. Sources close to the Congress leader says that he is doing fine. Manmohan Singh was admitted to AIIMS on 19 April, after tested positive for coronavirus infection.
Several members of Congress have also been tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the past few weeks. Rahul Gandhi and Shashi Tharoor have tested positive and are in domestic isolation. Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary, the head of the Bengal Congress and the leader of the party in the Lok Sabha, also recently shared that he has COVID-19. Congress leaders Anand Sharma, Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Randeep Surjewala also tested positive and was admitted to hospital in Gurgaon.
— Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) April 19, 2021
Earlier this month, Manmohan Singh wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating how the central government can deal with the COVID-19 crisis. He stressed the need for increased immunization.The former prime minister said states should be given flexibility to define frontline workers who can be vaccinated even if they are under 45 years of age.
On Thursday, India saw a record single day rise of 3,79,257 new coronavirus infections, pushing the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 1,83,76,524 while active cases crossed the 30-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The death toll increased to 2,04,832 with a record 3,645 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
According to the Union Health Ministry, India saw a record single day of 3,79,257 new coronovirus infections on Thursday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,83,76,524 with 3,645 record new deaths per day, updated at 8 am.
While registering a steady increase, active cases have increased to 30,84,814 with 16.79 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further decreased to 82.10 percent. It has further reduced to 82.10 percent.