Coronavirus updates for August 5
India recorded the highest single-day recoveries as more than 51,000 patients recovered from COVID-19, and the recovery rate has gone past 67 percent. According to the Health Ministry, over six lakh samples were tested. However, India also recorded the highest fresh COVID-19 cases in the world for the second consecutive day.
Goa has mandated all passengers to either undergo 14 days of home or paid quarantine upon arrival. Tamil Nadu has decided to allow gyms to open from August 10 in accordance with Unlock 3.0 guidelines. Mizoram has decided to not allow paramilitary personnel to enter the state in the wake of high prevalence of coronavirus among the forces.