Union Health Ministry has constituted central teams of experts for examination of villages bordering Nepal for novel coronavirus infection. According to the Ministry, villages bordering Nepal in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Sikkim and West Bengal will be inspected by central teams for community-level Information Education Communication activities for novel coronavirus. Meanwhile, the death toll from the novel coronavirus epidemic crossed 1,700 in China. At least 70,400 people have now been infected in the country.
August 2, 2021