Total cases soar to 1,192,915 in India; death toll 28,732; 753,049 cured/discharged. Stay with EastMojo for the latest updates, particularly from Northeast India
During the day long meeting, it was decided that Containment zones will remain sealed.
It was also decided to continue night curfew from 9pm to 5am till July end.
Lockdown on Sundays will also continue.
The decision has been imposed to stem the rise in COVID-19 cases in the state.
This week's bi-weekly lockdown will be imposed on July 23 (Thursday) and 25 (Saturday).
Assam on Tuesday registered another 1,680 COVID-19 cases, taking the state's total to 26,772 so far. Of the new cases, 167 are from Jorhat, 159 from Cachar and 570 from Guwahati, informed state health and family welfare minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. READ MORE
Nagaland's tally for COVID-19 cases hit 1,087 on Wednesday morning as 57 new cases of the coronavirus were reported in the state. The new cases were detected from the 513 samples that were sent for testing.
Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom informed that out of the 57 new cases, 23 are from Dimapur, 18 are from Kohima, seven from Zunheboto, five from Peren, and two each from Mon and Mokokchung districts. READ MORE
Breaking all the previous records, Tripura on Tuesday reported 254 new COVID-19 cases, with one more COVID-19-related death, taking the state's tally to 3,345 so far.
Of the total 5,185 samples tested on Tuesday, 254 persons tested positive for the coronavirus. READ MORE
The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 1,192,915 on Wednesday (July 22), as of 8 am, with the death toll standing at 28,732.
According to the latest updates provided by the Union health ministry, there are 411,133 active cases with 28,732 deaths so far in the country. As many as 753,049 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.