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Highest 1-day jump of 8,380 takes India corona tally to 1.82...

Of the total cases, 89,995 are active cases, while 86,984 people have been cured and discharged from the hospital. The death toll crossed the 5,000 mark and reached 5,164 with 193 fatalities reported in the last 24 hours.

Nearly 8000 cases take India’s Covid tally to 1.73 lakh

The world's largest democracy has 86,423 active cases, while 82,369 persons have recovered and have been discharged and 4,971 lost their lives while fighting with the disease of which 265 persons died in the last 24 hours.

Andhra reports 33 new corona cases, active cases 777

In fact, the last time Andhra Pradesh reported a single-day tally lower than Friday's figure was 25 cases reported on May 17.

India records highest single-day spike, surpasses China toll

While China was the first country to report disease last December and recorded over 84,000 total cases so far, India that reported its first case in January end now has 1,65,799 cases that is more than Turkey's (1,60,979).

194 deaths in single day, India reports 1.58L cases

Of the total cases, at least 86,110 are active cases and 4,531 people lost their lives while a total of 67,691 people have recovered taking the recovery rate to 42.75 per cent. The deaths rate hovers at 2.86 per cent which was 2.85 per cent on Wednesday. India continues to maintain the plateau of over 6,000 cases per day.

Andhra’s corona tally now 2,787 with 68 new cases

With the discharge of 10 more patients, the total number of cured patients in Andhra Pradesh has increased to 1,913. The active cases are 816.

Biocon gets approval for use of CytoSorb to treat critical COVID-19...

The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) had recently approved CytoSorb for emergency use in COVID-19 patients.

Corona cases cross 1.5 Lakh mark in India, with 42.44 per...

A total of 6,387 new cases took the nationwide tally to 1,51,767, a Health Ministry data revealed on Wednesday. There were also 170 new deaths in the past 24 hours, 97 of them in Maharashtra where there were over four deaths each hour.

Corona tally in India reaches 1,45,380

As the total tally of Covid-19 cases in India touched 1,45,380, it also showed a week of continued spurt in the cases hovering close to 6,000 before almost touching the 7,000 mark. On Monday (6,977), Sunday (6,767), Saturday (6,654), Friday (6,088) and Thursday (5,614).

Global COVID-19 cases nearing 5.5 million

As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 5,494,287, while the death toll increased to 346,229, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

Worst-hit Maharashtra seeks Kerala’s expertise

The development came days after Maharashtra's Health Minister Rajesh Tope spoke to Kerala's Health and Social Welfare Minister K. K. Shailaja and discussed the Covid-19 pandemic challenges.

Over 6000 COVID-19 cases for 4th consecutive day, total tally 1.38...

According to the Union Health and Family Welfare department data, India witnessed a surge of 6,977 new cases in the last 24 hours. Of the total 1,38,845 cases, 77,103 are active cases while 57,720 people have been cured, including 3,280 cured in the last 24 hours.

UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 36,793 as another 118 patients die

The figures include deaths in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and the wider community, Xinhua reported.

Global COVID-19 cases top 5.4 million

As of Monday morning, the total number of cases stood at 5,406,537, while the death toll increased to 345,036, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

No quarantine in Telangana for domestic travellers without Covid symptoms

Official sources said that there is no quarantine for domestic passengers arriving in Hyderabad If they have no Covid-19 symptoms. They will have to self-monitor their health for 14 days as per the guidelines of the central ministry of health and family welfare.

India’s Covid tally crosses 1.25 lakh mark, 3,720 deaths

Of the total cases, 69,597 are active, 51,783 have recovered while 3,720 people have lost their lives due to the deadly virus.

MP crosses 6,000 corona cases mark

Bhopal (38) and Ujjain (23) were the other cities to record a double-digit score.

With 6,088 cases India breaches its single day tally

On Thursday it reported 5,609 cases in 24-hours after breaching the 5,000 mark continuously for three days.

Global COVID-19 cases top 5.1 million

As of Friday morning, the total number of cases stood at 5,101,967, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

Corona tally in India reaches 112359, death toll 3435

The total includes 63,624 active cases, 3435 fatalities, and 45,300 patients cured of the disease, the Ministry said.

Global COVID-19 cases near 5 million

As of Thursday morning, the total number of cases stood at 4,995,712, while the death toll increased to 328,095, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

TN Corona count cross 13,000, toll rises to 87

In a statement issued here, the Department also said three Covid-19 patients lost their lives taking the total death toll to 87, while 987 patients were cured and discharged on Wednesday and the total so far is 5,882.

COVID19: 12 test positive, 142 under treatment in Kerala

Till Tuesday, 642 people have been reported positive for coronavirus in the state. Of these 53 came from abroad and 46 from other states who came by road and six by ships.

57 new cases raise Andhra Covid19 tally to 2,339

On Tuesday too, 6 of the 57 positive cases were found to have visited the market, identified as the primary factor in the spread of Covid-19 in neighbouring Tamil Nadu. It has been shut now.

Corona cases in India cross 1 lakh-mark with 134 deaths in...

According to the Ministry, there are 58,302 active cases, 39,173 people have been cured and 3,163 have died so far. In the past 24 hours, 134 people lost their battle to Covid-19.

Global COVID-19 cases top 4.8 million

As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 4,801,282, while the death toll increased to 318,465, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

With over 5K new cases, India Covid tally jumps to 96,169

According to the Health Ministry, of the total, 56,316 are active cases while at least 36,823 people have been cured from the disease.

Global COVID-19 cases top 4.7 million

As of Monday morning, the total number of cases stood at 4,713,620, while the death toll increased to 315,185, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

6 OPPO workers test Covid-19 positive at Greater Noida factory

According to sources, after the coronavirus cases were confirmed at OPPO factory in Kasna, Greater Noida, the work was immediately halted on Sunday till further notice.

India’s Covid tally crosses 90000, nearly 5000 cases in a day

According to the Health Ministry, the total cases reported in India are 90,927 out of which 53,946 are active cases while at least 34,108 people have been cured from the disease.

Global COVID-19 cases top 4.6 million

As of Sunday morning, the total number of cases stood at 4,634,068, while the death toll increased to 311,781, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

India surpasses China in COVID tally, total nears 86000

With the steady rise in novel coronavirus cases, India has risen to 11th spot among countries with the highest number of confirmed infection. Goa and Manipur, which were declared COVID-19 free, have reported fresh corona positive cases.

Global COVID-19 cases reach over 4.5million

As of Saturday morning, the total number of cases stood at 4,538,406, while the death toll increased to 307,486, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

Assam asks Centre to extend lockdown for two more weeks

Most Chief Ministers of northeastern states during a discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi via video conferencing on Monday last demanded extension of the lockdown and were keen to restart economic activities and public services in a larger way. They had also stressed strengthening health infrastructure.

16 more Covid cases in Kerala, 80 under treatment

"Of these, seven came from abroad, six Afrom within the country," he told media here.

Active COVID-19 cases in China fall below 100

According to the Commission, there are 91 active coronavirus cases in the country, including 11 patients in serious condition, Efe news reported.

Tally crosses 80k mark in India, fresh cases in corona free...

Of the total cases, 51401 are active and 2,649 are fatalities so far while at least 27,919 people have recovered from the disease.

Global COVID-19 cases surge past 4.4million

As of Friday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 4,440,989, while the death toll increased to 302,376, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

COVID-19: 26 more test positive in Kerala, total active cases 64

"Of the 26 new cases, seven came from abroad, and seven from within the country," Vijayan told the media here.

5 Congress lawmakers asked to go for isolation in Kerala

When the news surfaced, the Congress accused the ruling CPI-M of playing politics during the coronavirus times.

Release 3,300 Jamaatis from quarantine centre, says plea in HC

The petition filed by one Sabha Quadri through advocate Shahid Ali sought the court's directions to the Centre, Delhi government and the Lieutenant Governor on the guideline pertaining to a 14-day quarantine of suspected coronavirus patients and to constitute a high-level committee to enquire as to whether continuous confinement of people is violative of the Indian Constitution.

Tamil Nadu to house incoming train passengers at quarantine centres

Speaking to IANS on the condition of anonymity, the official said the train passengers will be taken care of by the Corporation like it does in the case of passengers flying in from overseas.

India COVID-19 tally crosses 78K mark, 2,549 fatalities

Of the total cases, 49,219 are active and 2,549 are fatalities so far while at least 26,234 people have recovered from the disease.

All 75 UP districts are now corona infected

The state, till Wednesday night, had reported 3,758 Corona positive cases out of which, 2,514 cases have been reported from nine districts, namely, Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Noida, Saharanpur, Firozabad, Ghaziabad and Moradabad. The number of deaths due to the deadly virus stands at 87.

Global COVID-19 cases surge over 4.3million

As of Thursday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 4,347,015, while the death toll increased to 297,197, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

10 test positive in Kerala, 41 under treatment

"Of the 10 new cases, four returned from the Middle East while two came from Chennai," Vijayan said in a Facebook post.

Nepal’s COVID-19 cases cross 200 mark with largest single day spike

The Himalayan country reported 57 cases in the afternoon and an additional 26 cases at night on Tuesday, increasing the total count of the COVID-19 to 217, Xinhua news agency reported.

With 3,525 new cases, corona tally in India reaches 74,281

Of the total cases, 47480 are active and 2,415 are fatalities so far while at least 24,385 people have recovered from the disease.

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 290,000

A total of 4,238,703 cases have been reported from over 180 countries and regions across the world, the CSSE said on Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

China’s Hubei reports no increase in COVID-19 cases

As of Tuesday, the province had 598 asymptomatic cases under medical observation, after six such cases were added and 14 released from quarantine Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Kejriwal announces Rs 1 cr to kin of teacher who died...

Kejriwal, while addressing the media, said she was helping in serving food to the poor.

US COVID-19 deaths surpass 80,000

A total of 1,344,512 cases have been reported in the country, according to the CSSE, Xinhua news agency reported.

3 infants among 180 passengers fly back from Kuala Lumpur

According to the official, flight IX 687 flew in and touched down at the Anna International Airport here on Monday late night.

Pence tests negative for coronavirus, says Trump

Pence is in the White House and not in quarantine, though his press secretary, Katie Miller, tested positive for the coronavirus last week.

With 3,604 new cases, India’s Covid tally surges past 70K

According to the morning update provided by the ministry, the total number of cases now stands at 70,756.

Five Air India pilots test Covid-19 negative on re-testing

According to sources, the new results were obtained after a re-test was conducted on the positive cases under Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of the airline.

Global COVID 19 cases surpass 4.1 million

AS of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases increased to 4,175,284, the latest update by the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

Seven more test positive in Kerala, 27 under treatment

Of the seven, four came from Maharashtra and one each from Chennai and Kuwait. An 11-year-old child from Wayanad also has turned positive, he said.

Health Ministry denies any religion-based mapping of Covid-19

Responding to a query on several media reports indicating religion-based mapping of the disease, Joint Secretary, Health, Lav Agarwal said: "Any news which says this (religion based mapping) is incorrect. It is very irresponsible news; the Supreme Court has already said that no fake news should be published, and news should be published after checking facts. We (through the news) should not spread fear. We should fight this disease with unity. I request that nobody should encourage non-factual news."

Crowds flock in Dhaka as Bangladesh government eases restrictions

On Sunday, cars, trucks, rickshaws, auto-rickshaws small passenger carriers poured onto the streets of the capital, causing traffic congestion in many parts, bdnews24 reported.

India records over 4K Covid cases in a day, tally touches...

Of the total cases, 44,029 are active and 2,206 are fatalities so far while at least 20,916 people have recovered from the disease.

Shanghai Disneyland reopens with controlled capacity

This is the first Disneyland theme park in the world that has reopened amid the ongoing pandemic, reports Xinhua news agency.

No fish ‘prasadam’ this year in Hyderabad due to Covid-19

The Bathini Goud family of Hyderabad on Sunday announced that the event, held in the first week of June every year, will not be organised this time.

Los Angeles eases stay-at-home order amid pandemic

While some residents have shown their desires to speed up the reopening steps for the local economy, others still believe the lockdown should be eased more carefully, Xinhua news agency reported.

Air India flies 326 returnees to Bengaluru from London

The flight was over 101 minutes behind schedule, as it flew via New Delhi where it took off at 2.23 a.m.

UK PM unveils ‘conditional plan’ for next-phase COVID-19 response

The Prime Minister also said people who could not work from home should return to the workplace - but avoid public transport.

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 280,000

As of Monday morning, the global death toll stood at 282,719, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) said in its latest update.

Haryana allows 34,375 industries to resume operations

For this, the work of granting online permission was underway.

Air India flight with 326 Indians from London reaches Delhi

The flight landed at the national capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport around 12.30 a.m. on early Monday night.

6 more ITBP personnel test positive for Covid-19

To date, 557 Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) troops have tested positive for novel coronavirus across the country.

After Ahmedabad and Surat, now total lockdown in Gandhinagar from Sunday

The lockdown order will be in effect from May 9 (6 p.m.) in Kalol and 6 a.m. on Sunday in Gandhinagar.

Kerala: 14-day home quarantine must for all returnees

"Kerala's home quarantine protocol has been very effective. Hence top health expert B. Iqbal suggested that in the present context it would be best that those who arrive from within the country and having no symptoms be home quarantined," said Vijayan.

No new COVID-19 cases in HK as restrictions ease

A handful of imported cases over the past week took the city's tally to 1,044 with four related deaths, reports the South China Morning Post newspaper.

Sri Lankan government aims at total relaxation of curfew by June

The Minister said on Friday that the government was targeting the total lifting of all restrictions by early June depending on the progress after May 11 when it will partially relax few curbs, reports the Daily Mirror newspaper.

2 flights with 356 passengers from Dubai land in Chennai

According to an official of Air India Express, the first flight IX 612 landed safely with 179 passengers and three infants at about 1.10 a.m.

US unemployment rate reaches Great Depression-era level

In April, the unemployment rate surged by 10.3 percentage points to 14.7 per cent, the largest over-the-month increase in the history of the series dating back to January 1948, Xinhua news agency quoted the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as saying in a report on Friday.

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 270,000

As of Saturday morning, the global death toll stood 274,898, the university's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

India inches towards 60,000 COVID-19 cases

Of the total, 39,834 are active cases, 17,846 people have recovered, and 1,981 people have succumbed to the disease.

Syria reopens mosques for Friday prayers amid COVID19 epidemic

However, the mosques were opened for the Friday prayers only, not for Muslims' five prayers per day, Xinhua news agency reported.

UK COVID deaths top 31,000 as another 626 patients die

The figures include deaths in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and the wider community, Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.