Rahul Gandhi shares graph showing lockdown is a failure in India
16 trainee sailors of Indian Navy have tested COVID-19 positive at naval base in Gujarat's Porbandar district in last 4 days: Official
11 more fatalities push Bengal COVID-19 death toll to 294; highest daily spike of 427 cases takes state tally to 7,303
90 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Chhattisgarh today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 863, including 231 cured/discharged and 2 deaths: State Health Department
Manipur reports 8 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of cases to 132: State Government
12 deaths and 1,438 COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Tamil Nadu today. We are more transparent with the publication of COVID bulletin. Tamil Nadu Govt is following all protocols of ICMR.There is no underplay in publishing data:Dr.C.Vijaya Baskar, State Health Minister
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Punjab is now 2461 with 46 new positive cases reported today. The death toll stands at 48: State Health Department
UP records its biggest one-day jump of 496 cases, taking state's tally to 9,733, death toll reaches 257 with 12 more fatalities; active cases 3,828: Senior official
111 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in the state today, taking the total number of cases to 1697, of which 973 are active cases: Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala Chief Minister
20 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Mumbai's Dharavi area today; the total number of positive cases in the area rises to 1889, the death toll stands at 71: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
Bollywood producer Anil Suri, who had backed films like Raaj Kumar-Rekha starrer "Karmayogi" and "Raaj Tilak", passed away due to coronavirus on Thursday. He was 77.
Anil's brother, film producer Rajiv Suri, said he had fever on June 2 but his condition worsened the next day with breathlessness.
"He was rushed to the top hospitals, Lilavati and Hinduja, but both denied him a bed," Rajiv claimed.
"He was then taken to Advanced Multispeciality Hospital on Wednesday night. He had COVID-19. On Thursday evening, they said something is amiss and he was put on ventilator. He died around 7:00 pm," Rajiv told PTI.
The total number of positive cases in the state stands at 389 including 197 active cases and 183 recovered. The death toll is at 5: Himachal Pradesh Health Department
Karnataka reports 515 new positive cases from 5 pm yesterday to 5 pm today; taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 4,835 including 3,088 active cases. The death toll stands at 57: State Health Department
138 new cases in Andhra Pradesh pushes count to 4,250, number of active cases 1,621; death toll now 73 with 2 more fatalities.
Five fresh COVID-19 cases in Puducherry, tally now 104; number of active cases in UT 62: Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao
Congress dubs PM Narendra Modi's 'vocal for local' call, economic stimulus package to make country self-reliant as yet another jumla to divert people's attention from 'real issues'
Dawood Ibrahim contracts COVID-19, says top govt source.
Dawood and his wife test positive for coronavirus, says top govt source. Dawood’s personal staff and guards have been quarantined, reports News18
Uttarakhand detects 46 more positive cases of COVID-19, taking total positive cases in the state to 1,199. Active cases stand at 874 while 11 deaths have been reported so far: State Health Department
99 more COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Bihar, taking the total number of cases to 4,551: State Health Department
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issues guidelines for safe ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) practice to minimise the spread of COVID-19 infection among ENT doctors, nursing staff, support staff, patients and their attendants.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Andhra Pradesh is now 3,427, with 50 new positive cases reported in the last 24 hours: State Health Department
No new government schemes for a year, says Finance Ministry as COVID-19 cases continue to rise, reported NDTV
Supreme Court seeks Centre's response within a week on a PIL seeking to set an upper limit on fees to be charged by private hospitals in treating COVID-19 patients.
Rajasthan reports 68 new COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total number of cases to 9,930. Death toll stands at 213: State Health Department
In last 24 hours, 4 police personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 and one personnel succumbed to the infection. Total number of police personnel who have tested positive for the virus has reached 2,561; death toll stands at 31: Maharashtra Police
Fiji has declared itself coronavirus free as the remaining three COVID-19 patients were cleared on Friday, said a Minister.
Health Minister Ifereimi Waqainabete said that the island nation will continue to prepare and work as hard as they can to avoid another wave of the deadly virus, reports Xinhua news agency.
A chance COVID testing in Guajarat's Sabarmati Central Jail found at least eight inmates positive for the disease after an undertrial insisted on bail to be sent home.
The Sabarmati Central Jail authorities, following the bail application in the Gujarat High Court by 2019 murder accused Manubhai Desai, decided to conduct tests at the facility before sending him home.
Around 20 staff members of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) have tested positive for COVID-19. All of them are asymptomatic and are doing well: DMRC officials
130 new positive cases have been reported in Odisha, taking the total number of positive cases to 2,608. Number of active cases stand at 1,117: State Health Department.
Total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Jharkhand stands at 843 including 447 active cases, 390 recovered and 6 deaths: State Health Department
After almost a fortnight, the number of COVID-19 cases in Agra breached single digits, reporting 13 new cases and two deaths, Health department officials said. Early reports suggest the infection has begun spreading in rural pockets.
With the toll now at 47, medical practitioners fear there could be a fresh spurt in numbers as the first phase of unlock continues with people thronging the narrow bazaars and lanes violating the social distancing norms.
India reports 9,851 new COVID-19 cases and 273 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country now at 2,26,770 including 1,10,960 active cases,1,09,462 cured/discharged/migrated and 6348 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
South Africa has recorded 3,267 COVID-19 cases since Wednesday, the highest daily surge since the disease break out in early March.
The new infections took the nationwide tally to 40,792, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said in his daily update on Thursday, Xinhua reported.
Meanwhile, the country reported 56 more deaths related with COVID-19 since Wednesday, also the highest daily record, the minister said.
"This brings the total national deaths to 848," Mkhize said.