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Updates on COVID-19

India PIB

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Posted On: 02 MAY 2020 4:36PM by PIB Delhi

Through a graded, pre-emptive and pro-active approach, Government of India is taking several steps along with the States/UTs for prevention, containment and management of COVID-19. These are being regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level.

Additional guidelines on rational use of Personal Protective Equipment were issued yesterday by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. These guidelines are in continuation of guidelines issued previously on 'Rational use of Personal Protective Equipment'. Detailed guidelines can be seen at:

So far, a total of 9950 people have been cured. In the last 24 hours, 1061, patients were found cured. This takes our total recovery rate to 26.65%. The total number of confirmed cases is now 37,336. Since yesterday, an increase of 2293 has been noted in the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in India.

For all authentic & updated information on COVID-19 related technical issues, guidelines & advisories please regularly visit:

Technical queries related to COVID-19 may be emailed at and other queries on .

In case of any queries on COVID-19, please call at Ministry of Health & Family Welfare helpline no. : +91-11-23978046 or 1075 (Toll-free). List of helpline numbers of States/UTs on COVID-19 is also available at .



(Release ID: 1620384)

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